St. Joseph Health System Names New Market President

News release courtesy of St. Joseph Health System: St. Joseph Health System is pleased to welcome Rick D. Napper as Market President, effective November 2, 2015. Napper will oversee the entire St. Joseph Health System, including five hospitals, two long term care facilities, more than 20 ambulatory clinics, and 100 employed providers. He joins St. […]

City of Bryan Receives Nearly $4 Million In TxDOT Grants

News release from the city of Bryan: The City of Bryan was one of 15 cities statewide to receive funding under the competitive program that awarded $25 Million to project sponsors with populations less than 200,000. The City of Bryan submitted five projects for consideration that were prioritized by the City Council. The City’s top […]

Brazos County Jailer Arrested For Domestic Violence-Aggravated Kidnapping

A domestic violence arrest involving a charge of aggravated kidnapping has resulted in the paid suspension of a Brazos County jail guard. 55 year old Rene Estrada is accused of forcibly restraining his wife at their home on August 15th. According to the arrest report, Bryan police were sent to check on the couple the […]

Convention and Visitors Bureau Hosts Their Annual Review And Preview

The annual year in review luncheon by the Bryan/College Station convention and visitors bureau (CVB) set the stage for its most aggressive marketing campaign ever. The CVB starts their new fiscal year on Thursday with an additional $506,000 dollars in marketing money generated by the hotel occupancy tax. CVB president Shannon Overby says hotels generated […]

Aggieland Humane Society Update

Aggieland Humane Society received a grant from the Texas Friend Animal License Plate program. With the money, Leiha White said they can expand their Pitbull Wellness Packages to surrounding counties. They will start with Burleson County this Thursday. The Pitbull Wellness Packages allow you to get your dog micro-chipped for free and receive a voucher […]

Brazos County Criminal Court Convictions For Swallowing Evidence, Child Endangerment, & Violating Probation

A year and a half ago, a Bryan man was hospitalized after police caught him swallowing a vial of suspected PCP. A Brazos County district court jury convicted 23 year old Ronnie James Lott of tampering with evidence without authorities ever recovering the evidence. Then Lott and prosecutors agreed to a ten year prison sentence […]

Arrests Following A Disturbance and Vehicle Burglaries

Weekend arrests for Bryan police includes responding to a family disturbance Saturday night. According to the arrest report, there was a large crowd standing in the street near 16th and Columbus. That’s north of Highway 21 and west of Texas. Witnesses pointed out the man who was holding an eight inch kitchen knife and carrying […]

Suspects Sought in Northgate Armed Robbery

College Station police responded during the midnight hour Tuesday to an armed robbery in the Northgate district. The victim told officers he was approached by two men at Cherry Street and College Main. One of the men showed a gun, demanded the victim’s belongings, then ran off before police arrived. The suspects were described as: […]

Brazos County Crime Stoppers Tip Leads To CSPD Catching Suspect

A College Station man is unsuccessful in his fifth attempt to evade arrest on multiple criminal charges. College Station Police Lt. Steve Brock says a tip from Brazos County Crime Stoppers led multiple officers to Bee Creek Park Saturday afternoon…and the capture of 28 year old James Loftis. According to arrest reports, Loftis ran away […]

Red Tide Problems Continue Along The Texas Gulf Coast

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) _ Experts say the algae bloom known at red tide has showed up in high concentrations on the beach at South Padre Island. The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department says water samples show lesser concentrations near the South Padre Island convention center. Fish kills were confirmed Monday in the area, […]

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