Burn Ban In Brazos County

Add Brazos County to the list of counties with burn bans. County commissioners approved the ban for unincorporated areas Tuesday morning; joining Robertson, Leon, Madison, Grimes, and Walker counties. As of noon Tuesday, the Texas A&M Forest Service map listed 68 counties with a burn ban.

Federal Agency Turns Down Oversight Of Proposed Houston To Dallas Bullet Train

News release from the Surface Transportation Board website: The Surface Transportation Board today announced its finding that a proposed, 240-mile, high-speed rail line (the Line), between Dallas and Houston, Texas, does not require Board approval, as the line would be constructed and operated entirely within the State of Texas and would not be part of […]

UPDATE: CS School Board To Consider Final Sales Contract On Disputed Property Sale

Update: The College Station school board’s choice to sell land returns to the agenda Tuesday night when members consider the formal sales contract. The developer who was not chosen last month continues his effort to purchase the property…and is looking for support from CSISD taxpayers. Last month, the board chose to sell land at Holleman […]

Big Turnout For Candy 95’s Pokemon Hunt At Wolf Pen Creek Park

Tucker “Frito” Young of Candy 95’s Morning Candy show came down the hallway Monday morning to visit with Scott Delucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs about last Friday’s Pokemon Hunt at Wolf Pen Creek Park in College Station, which drew a crowd estimated at 4,000.  

Bryan Fire Department Update Includes Heat Safety Reminders

More people being outside thanks to the Pokemon craze and continued summertime heat can be a deadly combination. Reminders about heat exhaustion and heat stroke comes from the first hand experience of Bryan deputy fire marshal William Bouse from a fire call last summer. Bouse says the time to start preparing for the heat is […]

65 Years Without Parole For Continuous Sexual Abuse Of A Child

A Bryan man is expected to spend the rest of his life in prison for attacking young girls. The Brazos County district attorney’s office says a jury convicted 38 year old Santos Ruiz, Jr. for continuous sexual abuse of a girl who was eight when the assaults began in 2013 and continued into the next […]

Pokemon Go Players Not Wanted at Bonfire Memorial

There is at least one place in town where Pokemon Go players are not wanted – the Bonfire Memorial on Texas A&M’s campus. Charlotte Hammer, the social media representative for the Traditions Council, said they have received complaints of people playing the game in and around the memorial’s grounds. “The people that have seen it […]

29 Goats Shot In Lubbock

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Authorities are investigating an attack on 29 goats that were being raised by students at a West Texas school district. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports that police say the goats were attacked overnight Thursday or early Friday morning in a barn owned by the Lubbock school district. District spokeswoman Nancy Sharp says […]

GPS Blamed For Drunk Driving Crash South Of Waco

MOODY, Texas (AP) – Police in Central Texas say a woman accused of driving while intoxicated is blaming crashing into an outdoor pavilion on bad GPS directions. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports Tristan McKenzie Dansby was driving with her 6-year-old son when she crashed her vehicle into a picnic pavilion in the town of Moody on […]

CS Police Investigating Attempted Kidnapping

From College Station police: On 07/16/2016 at approximately 1150 hours, Officers with the College Station Police Department responded to the area of 400 Anderson in reference to a suspicious person. Upon their arrival, they met with the victim who was an adult Asian female with a very youthful countenance. The victim stated that she had […]

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