Bryan School Board Receives Bond Construction Update And Reduces Scope Of Rudder High Project

The upcoming renovation of Rudder High School will not include a two story classroom addition for the time being. The Bryan school board unanimously approved cutting the contract by about $3.5 million million dollars. Superintendent Tommy Wallis says they’re still working on making sure the expansion accommodates the student population using the library, cafeteria, and […]

Criminal Mischief Continues

Criminal mischief continues in College Station with more reports of vehicle windows being shot out with a BB gun. According to police, between 9:30 p.m. on Saturday and 8 a.m. on Sunday, vehicles parked on Carnation Court off Colgate were damaged. There are no suspects at this time. Then on Monday, College Station police responded […]

Another Phone Scam Targeting The Brazos County Sheriff’s Office

From the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office: The Sheriff’s Office has recently experienced multiple reports from citizens who have received phone calls from individuals claiming to be with The Brazos County Sheriff’s Office. The person in this scenario identifies himself as a Sheriff’s Office employee. This is a tactic often used by con artists to make […]

Bryan Police Investigating Convenience Store Theft

Bryan police is investigating another convenience store theft…but without guns or threats of violence. Just after six Monday morning at the Valero at William Joel Bryan and the freeway, two suspects identified only as having their faces covered took an undiclosed amount of money while the clerk was away from the counter. There was no […]

Texas Education Agency Releases Accountability Ratings For The 2015-16 School Year

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has released its accountability ratings for public schools and charters during the 2015-16 school year. To receive a “Met Standard” rating, the district and individual campuses must have met targets on three indices: They are (1) either student achievement or student progress, (2) closing performance gaps, and (3) postsecondary readiness. […]

First Brazos County Jury Trial On Bond Violation Charge Following Family Violence Arrest Ends In Plea Agreement

A College Station man is going to prison for 30 years for attacking his girlfriend twice in a six month period. The punishment given to 36 year old Quincy Burleson also includes violating bond after he was arrested for the first attack. That followed a plea agreement after a Brazos County district court jury was […]

Arrests For Leading Three Chases & July Armed Robbery

Five Bryan police officers responded Saturday night to catching someone who had evaded arrest two prior times. 19 year old Cedric Fielder, Jr. of Bryan was stopped following a third chase after he wedged his SUV between the McDonald’s restaurant on Villa Maria by the Tejas Center and a police vehicle. According to the arrest […]

Director of Texas A&M Energy Institute Dies On Vacation

From Texas A&M: the Erle Nye ’59 Chair Professor for Engineering Excellence and Professor of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University and Director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute passed away earlier today while on vacation with his family in Greece, due to an apparent heart attack. He was 56 years old. A member of […]

No More Prescription Requirement For Girls & Women On Texas Medicaid To Receive Free Mosquito Repellent

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Texas is no longer requiring pregnant women on Medicaid to get a prescription before receiving free mosquito repellent amid worries over Zika. State health officials announced Monday they’re dropping the need for expecting mothers and women between the ages of 10 and 45 to first call or visit a doctor before […]

More Texas Parents Deciding Not To Vaccine Their Children

HOUSTON (AP) _ State figures show the number of Texas parents refusing to have their children vaccinated for nonmedical reasons rose nearly 9 percent last school year. The Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/2aVzYNS ) reported Sunday that nearly 45,000 Texas children were not vaccinated due to “conscientious exemption.” That compares to about 3,000 children opting out in […]

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