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Battleship Texas Scheduled To Reopen Saturday

LA PORTE, Texas (AP) — Leaks have been fixed on the retired Battleship Texas and the historic site reopens Saturday after nearly a week closed for repairs. The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department on Friday announced divers finished patching the hull of the ship berthed at La Porte (luh-PORT’), east of Houston. Water has been […]

Congressman Flores Comments On House Passage Of Three Health Insurance Bills

Statement from the office of congressman Bill Flores of Bryan: “This week, the House continued its work to reform our health care system for the 21st century. We passed three bipartisan bills which will help expand health care options for hardworking American families while protecting taxpayer dollars. The VETERAN Act gives veterans an option to […]

Have You Seen These People?

From Bryan police: On 5/23/17 several unauthorized purchases were made using the victim’s debit card. If you recognize these persons of interest please contact Investigative Assistant Nani Santos at 979-209-5320 or 979-775-TIPS. Refer to case #17-0501039.

Governor Abbott Announces 50 Vetoes

Governor Abbott announced Thursday he vetoed 50 bills passed during the legislature’s regular session. One affects Blinn College. The governor vetoed House Bill 961, which would have allowed junior college board of trustees elections to be decided by a plurality vote instead of a majority. There was overwhelming support in both the House and Senate…including […]

Groundbreaking Of New TTI Headquarters

News release courtesy of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute: Gathering near the future site of the new Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) Headquarters Building, about 200 TTI employees and local, state and A&M System dignitaries were among those who celebrated the beginning of construction of the new TTI headquarters at the newly developed Texas A&M […]

Arrests For Three Thefts, Impersonating As A Day Trader, Filing A False Report, And Illegal Driving & Drugs

More than $10,000 dollars of property was recovered as a Bedias man was arrested in College Station on charges of stealing from a storage unit and two vehicles. According to the arrest report, 28 year old Joseph Hall was found asleep in his truck that was parked in front of the storage unit. The victim […]

CS Council Discusses Future Funding Of Capital Projects

The College Station city council at its last meeting received an update on the financial requirements for hundreds of millions of dollars of projects. In the next five years, College Station has $310 million dollars of projects that are funded and another $206 million that are not funded. Assistant city manager Jeff Kersten summarized the […]

14 Year Old Southeast Texas Boy Accidentally Shoots Twin Brother To Death

DAYTON, Texas (AP) – Authorities say a 14-year-old boy accidentally shot his twin brother to death when he fired at a snake in Southeast Texas. The Liberty County Sheriff’s Office says they don’t anticipate any charges being filed in the shooting Monday afternoon. Sheriff’s officials said one twin died Tuesday night at a Houston hospital. […]

Season Extended To Fish The Gulf Of Mexico For Red Snapper

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ The U.S. Commerce Department says recreational anglers in the Gulf of Mexico will have 39 more days to fish federal waters for red snapper, a popular catch that’s still recovering from nearly disastrous overfishing. Gulf state officials praised the decision to reopen the federal season off Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and […]

Texas & Brazos Valley Connections To The Baseball Practice Shooting

A Texas congressman and a member of his staff were among those injured following gunfire during practice of a charity baseball game Wednesday morning. Congressman Roger Williams was on crutches after sustaining ankle and leg injuries when he dove into a dugout for cover. Williams said he and his staff member, Zach Barth, hugged each […]

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