CS Council Approves Additional CVB Event Grants

The College Station city council has approved a request from the Convention and Visitors Bureau to award more grants with money from the hotel occupancy tax. Added to unspent funds, $59,377 will go to 12 events through mid-July that will have a projected economic impact of ten million dollars. It’s the second time this fiscal […]

More Freeway Construction Activity Starts Sunday

Two more snags are coming for those driving the Earl Rudder Freeway. TxDOT’s Bob Colwell says the Rock Prairie exits will be closed in both directions parts of Sunday and Monday as part of the expanding the Rock Prairie bridge. And beginning Tuesday, the northbound on and off ramps from University will be closed for […]

Historical Marker Dedication Saturday Morning at Bryan City Cemetery

You’re invited to Saturday’s dedication of the newest historical marker in Brazos County. Historical Commission chairman Henry Mayo says the marker, at the Bryan city cemetery, recognizes 161 Confederate veterans who were instrumental in the development of Bryan. The dedication program starts at 11 a.m. at the Astin Chapel, followed by a procession to the […]

Link Between Fracking and Earthquakes Found in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ State geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquake activity in the Marcellus Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for drilling limits in the interest of public health. State Oil & Gas Chief Rick Simmers told The Associated Press on Friday that a state […]

Bryan Man Sought by Brazos County Sheriff’s and Bryan Police Officers

A Bryan man sought by the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office is also on the new Bryan Police Department’s ten most wanted list. And Brazos County Crimestoppers has offered a $500 cash reward for information leading to the arrest of Roy Edward Arevalo Jr. during the week of April 9, 2014 through April 16, 2014. The […]

Bryan City Council Receives Texas Reds Festival Update

The Bryan City Council has learned of more changes being made to the Texas Reds Festival. The update was given by representatives of the Downtown Bryan Association (DBA), which is in charge for the first time. The festival, which will be the last Saturday and Sunday in September, will cover less of downtown Bryan. The […]

Witnesses Sought in Burleson County Crash

A head on crash in Burleson County Wednesday afternoon sent both drivers to the hospital with severe injuries. DPS trooper Jimmy Morgan says this was on FM 50 between FM 60 and Highway 21. Morgan says they’re looking for witnesses who may have seen what happened. Morgan says one of the witnesses pulled out one […]

Changes For This Year’s Texas A&M Parents Weekend

Kyle Field construction means new locations for two events this weekend at Texas A&M University. Sunday’s Kyle Field Day, showcasing the work of more than 50 organizations, will be staged at Olsen Field. Rachel Rosenberg, class of 2017, represents FISH, A&M’s Freshmen In Service and Hosting organization. They’re the sponsors of Sunday’s event from noon […]

12th Man Foundation Scholarship Named for Noel Devin

The Bryan woman who was killed along with her father in a suspected arson earlier this week worked for the 12th Man Foundation. The foundation has announced a memorial scholarship has been established honoring Noel Devin, who worked in the agency’s ticket center as associate vice president of resource management. Devin was also a 2004 […]

Marine Killed at Camp Lejeune was from North Texas

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) _ Authorities have identified a Marine killed in an apparently accidental shooting while on duty at a North Carolina base. Camp Lejeune officials said in a statement late Wednesday that 21-year-old Lance Cpl. Mark N. Boterf of Crowley, Texas, was killed. Boterf was with 2nd Radio Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force […]

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