Recap of CSISD Board Meeting

News release courtesy of College Station ISD. Listen to WTAW Wednesday for comments from the board workshop. 2015-16 Budget: The Board of Trustees continued discussing the 2015-16 budget. Administrators reviewed the amended budget assumptions that were used for this budget run. Revenue projections were conservatively based on a 4% enrollment increase and a 8% property […]

B/CS Group Making Pitch to Houston YMCA Friday

For the better part of the last two years, local officials have been investigating the possibility of opening a YMCA in the twin cities. College Station city councilman Karl Mooney says executives with the Houston YMCA will be in town this Friday to hear from the local delegation. Mooney says the exploratory portion of the […]

Another Bryan Business Hit By A Vehicle

Bryan police report for the second straight day, a vehicle struck a business. Tuesday afternoon, two vehicles collided in front of Cash America Pawn at 501 North Texas. One car struck the building then a bicycle rack. No one was hurt and there was minor damage to the building.

Texan Who Created Riverdale High School’s Archie Andrews Has Died

EL PASO, Texas (AP) _ Tom Moore, the cartoonist who brought to life the escapades of a freckled-face, red-haired character named Archie, has died. The El Paso native was 86. Sunset Funeral Home Director Howard Holderfield in El Paso confirmed that Moore died early Monday morning. The El Paso Times (http://bit.ly/1LANI9f ) reports that Moore […]

Southbound Freeway Motorists Being Warned Now of SW Parkway Exit Closing Next Week

From the TxDOT Bryan district office: The Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will begin reconstruction of the next set of ramps on SH 6 (North Earl Rudder Freeway) next Tuesday, July 28th. The southbound ramps between SH 30 (Harvey Road) and Southwest Parkway will be closed along with one-lane of the west frontage road […]

DPS Releases Sandra Bland Dashcam Video

Tuesday’s recap from the Associated Press: HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) _ The latest on the investigation into the recent death of a woman in a Texas jail cell (all times local): ___ 6:30 p.m. A newly released dashcam video documents how a routine traffic stop escalated into a shouting confrontation between a Texas state trooper and […]

Trial Judge Recommends Resentencing Brazos County Death Row Inmate

Five years ago, a Brazos County district court jury decided on the death penalty man for a College Station convicted killing his ex-girlfriend and her brother. Another jury could be called for a second sentencing. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, the state’s highest appeals court, has been asked by the trial judge to resentence […]

College Station Council Approves Design of New Gateway Signs

We’re still months away from seeing the first of new gateway signs welcoming motorists to College Station. Public Works Director Donald Harmon told the city council at its last meeting the first sign will be installed on the freeway for southbound motorists to see near University. Harmon says it is modeled after what is in […]

Bryan School Board Selects New Navarro Principal

The Bryan school board has picked the new principal for Navarro elementary school. Assistant principal Sara Rueda, who has been in that position since 2012, was promoted Monday night on a unanimous vote. Before going to Navarro, she was an assistant at Davila Middle School. Rueda, who joined the district as a middle school teacher […]

Easterwood Airport Projects Include Grant Application For Service To and From Atlanta

The private company operating Easterwood Airport since June of last year has enlisted several local partners to ask the federal government for a matching grant to recruit Delta for non-stop passenger service to and from Atlanta. Airport manager Josh Abramson of Astin Aviation says if the $475,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation is […]

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