Ice House on Main Redevelopment

An iconic building in Historic Downtown Bryan is getting a makeover. The Ice House on Main was built in 1912 as the Bryan Ice Company. Throughout the years, the 20,000 sqaure foot building has been home to furniture manufacturing, a nightclub and more. Advent GX is redeveloping the building into multi-use development including special event […]

Blue Bell’s Brenham Plant Still A Couple Of Months From Opening

Blue Bell officials have announced the home plant in Brenham is expected to begin production “in the next few months”. That’s as the ice cream maker will have enough capacity in Oklahoma and Alabama to expand their distribution area. Phase two of Blue Bell’s five phase return begins Monday, November 2. That includes markets from […]

Lt. Governor Takes Issue With UT Exploring Future Tuition and Fee Increases

News release from Lt. Governor Dan Patrick: Today, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick made the following statement regarding the upcoming University of Texas System (UT) Board of Regents meeting where they will discuss a framework for potential tuition rate increases: “It is my understanding that the University of Texas System board is discussing the framework for […]

Construction Begins on Ronald McDonald House Family Room at St. Joseph’s

Dozens of donors were on hand Tuesday at St. Joseph Regional Health Center to help start work on a Ronald McDonald House family room. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas spokeswoman Katy Scott said a family room is a free place to stay for families with children undergoing emergency care. The 600 square-foot facility […]

Bryan Residents Asked To Participate In Developing The Next Comprehensive and Parks Master Plans

For the next year, Bryan residents and businesspeople are invited to participate in the process of determining the city’s future development plans. An online survey has been created as part of the data being collected by consultants hired by the city council. The project manager, Wendy Shabay, sees two key things happening in Bryan over […]

SFA Professor Arrested Then Suspended On Child Porn Charges

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) _ Investigators say an economics professor at Stephen F. Austin State University has been charged with having child pornography on a college computer. Nacogdoches (na-kuh-DOH’-chihs) County jail records show 52-year-old Michael Dean Stroup was being held Wednesday on a charge of possession of child pornography. Bond was set at $15,000 for Stroup, […]

Tractor Supply Company Reaches Settlement Over ATV Emissions

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Tractor Supply Company Inc. has reached a settlement with federal regulators over the illegal sale of 28,000 off-road vehicles and small engines that failed to meet Clean Air Act requirements. The U.S. Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency announced the settlement Wednesday. The agencies said the Tennessee-based equipment and tool retailer […]

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 […]

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