CS Police Arrests For DWI Hit and Run & Selling Meth

A College Station man is accused of drunk driving in a hit and run in Northgate where a witness was struck trying to stop the offender. The victim, a 26 year old man, did not require medical treatment at the scene. He told College Station police he was taking pictures of a car that was […]

Prison Sentences In Three Brazos County District Court Cases

Three recent Brazos County district court criminal cases resulted in prison sentences. A College Station man whose been in jail since his arrest nine months ago has entered a plea agreement on several charges. 27 year old Douglas Foster II admitted to firing shots outside the Saddlewood Apartments in Bryan. Witnesses reported the intended victim, […]

88th B/CS Christmas Parade Winners

The absence of rain was appreciated—if only for a few hours—as thousands lined University Drive and Texas Avenue Sunday afternoon for the 88th B/CS Christmas Parade. 102 entries were registered for the annual event, which was held under cloudy skies and a perfectly average temperature of 55 with a slight breeze. Children who wrote letters to […]

Texas A&M Applying to Host Presidential Debate

Texas A&M students, faculty, staff and other members of the community are working on an application to host a 2016 presidential debate. Jose Bermudez, Associate Provost for Strategic Planning, says several factors are taken into consideration when selecting a host site. “A lot of it has to do with the suitability of the facilities and […]

Public Hearing Monday About Proposed Railroad Crossing Closings

Union Pacific Railroad and Brazos County officials have proposed closing two railroad crossings as part of building a parallel line along Wellborn Road south of College Station. You have an opportunity to see the details and offer your opinion Monday evening. According to a public hearing notice from the county, crossings would be closed at […]

Update on Kyle Field Implosion

A few more details have been announced about the upcoming implosion of the west side Kyle Field. The Texas A&M University System has not given a specific time when it will happen, but on December 21 several roads will be closed between 5 a.m. and noon. The map and news release below lists where public […]

Survey Being Taken For 2015-16 Bryan ISD Calendar

Those living in the Bryan school district have the better part of a week to choose between two options for next year’s calendar. Spokesman Brandon Webb says the main difference is whether students will continue a week long Thanksgiving vacation. The survey will be available through Wednesday, December 10. The school board could take action […]

Brazos County Sheriff’s Office Warns Phone Scammers Are Back

The Brazos County Sheriff’s Office reports phone scammers are back. Chief Deputy Jim Stewart says callers identifying themselves as real deputies are advising local residents they have a warrant, and are demanding $300 dollars. Stewart says all of the targeted victims have not fallen for the scheme. If you’ve been a target, your asked to […]

Texas Health and Human Services Committee Issues Recommendations

The Texas Senate’s Health and Human Services committee this week announced seven recommendations to be considered by the legislature next year. Committee chairman Charles Schwertner, whose district includes Brazos County, says that includes reviewing the operations of Child Protective Services in order to reduce child fatalities. The committee also recommended further attention about the future […]

88th B/CS Christmas Parade to Include Live Camels

The Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band and Ross Volunteers will lead off the 88th B/CS Christmas on Sunday at 2 p.m. Co-chair Penny Zent says the Twelve Days of Christmas theme has inspired creativity in several of the entries. One entry will be a live nativity scene, which includes live camels. The parade will begin at […]

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