Green Berets Are Coming to Aggieland

This August, Brazos County will be invaded by the Green Berets. County commissioners earlier this month approved the U.S. Army’s request to conduct realistic military training. Spokesman Tom Mead from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, says it’s part of JADE HELM 15, an exercise involving multiple military branches that will take place in seven states over […]

Wednesday’s Highlights from the Texas Legislature

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The rabbi who defied Texas’ same-sex marriage ban and wed a lesbian couple last week led the morning prayer in the Republican-dominated Texas House on Wednesday, catching staunch supporters of the prohibition off-guard. Rabbi Kerry Baker didn’t reference the nuptials, which are being challenged by the state attorney general, but urged […]

Joint Meeting of College Station City Council and School Board

A joint meeting of College Station’s city council and school board took place Tuesday night. Following formal presentations by administrators, members of the elected bodies discussed recent actions affecting both governing bodies. CSISD board members Jeff Harris and Carol Barrett asked city leaders why financial support was either being reduced or withdrawn. For instance, a […]

Let It Snow!

Wednesday morning’s winter blast left some central Texas communities with snow. According to reports to the National Weather Service, there was light snow in Franklin. It was enough for photos to be shared on Franklin ISD’s Twitter page, but it amounted to little accumulation. The Falls County Sheriff’s office reported one-half inch, as did a […]

Fire Chief of the Year is Bryan’s Randy McGregor

Bryan Fire Department Chief Randy McGregor is Texas Fire Chief of the year. Mayor Jason Bienski made the announcement during Tuesday’s city council meeting.   The annual award was one of two for the Bryan Fire Department during the Texas Fire Chief Association’s (TFCA) annual awards program in Frisco. McGregor was unanimously selected for the […]

CS Police Recover Stolen Vehicle and Make Two Arrests

A College Station police officer working traffic enforcement Tuesday morning spotted a car reported stolen last Saturday. The car was stopped on Wellborn Road near Navarro…between FM 2818 and Rock Prairie. 21 year old Jeffrey Dukes of College Station and 19 year old Thomas Hamlin of Somerville were arrested for unauthorized use of a motor […]

Congressman Flores’ Statement on Presidential Veto of Keystone Pipeline

Check out Congressman Bill Flores weekly update Wednesday mornings during WTAW’s The Infomaniacs, following the 7:30 news. News release from Congressman Bill Flores: U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act: “It is very disappointing to see that President Obama has once again […]

CS Woman Accused of Subleasing Scam

A College Station woman is accused of subleasing five apartments in four weeks last fall and taking a combined $2,864 from the victims. The five cases were consolidated into one count of felony theft, accusing 20 year old Ashley Burton of one continuing course of conduct. According to the arrest report from College Station police, […]

Cong. Will Hurd Selected To Speak at Texas A&M’s Campus Muster

Courtesy of Texas A&M University: COLLEGE STATION, Feb. 24, 2015 – Newly elected Cong. Will Hurd, a 1999 Texas A&M graduate who was student body president his senior year, will be the university’s 2015 campus Muster speaker. The annual ceremony, held on April 21, honors the memories of Texas A&M current and former students who […]

The Roastmaster is Coming to Aggieland

Tuesday update: Brazos County commissioners unanimously approved a contract allowing comedian and Comedy Central host and writer Jeff Ross to perform three concerts at the detention center. The only question raised Tuesday was about compensation for any county expenses. Jail administrator Wayne Dicky says Comedy Central will reimburse the county for additional security, IT support, […]

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