Mosquito Season is Underway

With heavy rains and warmer temperatures comes mosquito season. Mark Johnsen, Medical Entomologist with the Brazos County Health Department, said there are two types of mosquitoes. Flood water mosquitoes Standing water mosquitoes Johnsen said flood water mosquitoes lay their eggs in soil, therefore after a heavy rain, they hatch at once causing a large influx […]

Reseating Process at Kyle Field will not be Delayed

Edited information courtesy of Houston Chronicle A federal judge has denied a request to delay or alter the reseating process at Kyle Field after another group sued the 12th Man foundation to keep their seats and parking spaces. The Houston Chronicle reports U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap of Marshall said donors failed to meet “the high […]

16 Year Old Charged With Capital Murder of Caldwell Man

Authorities say a Caldwell man died Wednesday after being shot in the head. Police chief Charles Barnes says a 16 year old boy has been charged with capital murder in the death of 47 year old Steven Bryant. No further identification was made of the accused, such as whether the two knew each other or […]

WTAW Receives Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Honors

News/Talk 1620 WTAW has been recognized by the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters (TAPB) with 24 awards for news and sports coverage and online content during 2014. WTAW is also a finalist for Best Newscast. That will be announced at the TAPB awards banquet April 25 in Austin at the Headliners Club. WTAW competed in TAPB […]

Blue Bell Recall

News release from the Texas Department of Health: The FDA today issued a consumer advisory about certain Blue Bell ice cream products made in Texas. The notice was issued after several confirmed cases of Listeriosis in Kansas were linked to products made on a single production line at the Blue Bell Creameries plant in Brenham. […]

Texas World Speedway Closes June 15

The Texas World Speedway will close as a racetrack on June 15. The College Station city council has approved the creation of a municipal utility district that will turn the speedway into the Southern Pointe community. Landowner Bill Mather told the council their goal is to have the first of 1,400 home lots available for […]

Brazos Transit District Presentation to Bryan City Council

The Bryan city council heard this week what it will take for the Brazos Transit District to make any changes to bus service. Director John McBeth says Bryan/College Station is one of six service areas for “The District”, but the twin cities are the only ones that don’t make a financial contribution. McBeth says the […]

Recent Local Arrests Include Former Wal-Mart Employees

Bryan and College Station police have arrested former employees of local Wal-Mart stores for actions taken while on the job. At the west Bryan Wal-Mart, one former employee and her boyfriend were arrested this week and three others are sought for taking ten tablet computers and two cell phones last October. In jail are 22 […]

Texas House Member Wants to Limit Your Access at Law Enforcement Emergencies

A bill filed in the Texas House would limit your access to what you see at law enforcement emergencies. HB 2918, written by Representative Jason Villaba of Dallas, would make it a class A misdemeanor to film, record, photograph, or document what an officer is doing within 25 feet of the officer, or within 100 […]

Daughters of The Texas Republic Fired From Managing The Alamo

DALLAS (AP) _ Texas is taking over management of the Alamo, ending the Daughters of the Texas Republic’s 110-year management of the site. In a joint statement with the group Thursday, Land Commissioner George P. Bush said the General Land Office was taking over the day-to-day management of the downtown San Antonio mission-turned-fortress. The management […]

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