Pet Talk: Don’t let ringworm put you through the wringer

Ringworm, or dermatophytosis, is one of the more common skin conditions affecting pets of all shapes and sizes. Despite its name, ringworm is not caused by a worm but by…

Pet Talk: Oct. 21 is Reptile Awareness Day

Once thought to be extinct, crested geckos were rediscovered in 1994. Since their reemergence, the crested gecko’s easy-going personality and low-maintenance lifestyle has made it a popular pet among children…

There's a ruby-colored reason this fruit dessert is so very saucy

Simmering port wine with orange, cinnamon and honey into a luxuriously syrupy sauce is just the thing to tame a medley of crisp fall fruit into an elegant dessert. Be…

Update On Three Local Road Projects

Since the first week of September, I&GN Road was closed between Capstone and Graham. Brazos County road and bridge operations manager Gary Arnold says engineers are still collecting information about…

Raising a glass to 1920s Paris and the Americans who imbibed there

In stories about the American writer Ernest Hemingway, it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction. An icon of a certain bold masculinity, of war and adventure, of fishing…

Scotty’s House Child Advocacy Center Introduces Sawyer

Scotty’s House child advocacy center, which serves abused children throughout the Brazos Valley, now has a facilities dog. Director Cary Baker, who is the fulltime handler for Sawyer, says he…

Updated Brazos County Tax Office Website

As the Brazos County tax assessor’s office starts the process of mailing 109,000 property tax bills, the brazostax.org website has been updated to make it easier to pay online. Tax…

Recap Of Blinn College Trustees October Regular Meeting

The Blinn College board of trustees, meeting at their new RELLIS campus location, dealt mostly with business at their home base in Brenham during October’s regular meeting. Blinn’s board awarded…

Two Armed Robberies In As Many Nights Near Post Oak Mall

For the second time in as many nights, there’s been an armed robbery near Post Oak Mall. A cashier at the Texas Food Mart Exxon at Harvey and the freeway…

2019 Texas A&M Campus Muster Will Be Held The Day After San Jacinto Day

Next year’s Texas A&M’s campus Muster program will be held the day after San Jacinto Day. The one time change is because April 21st of next year is also Easter…

Fifth Bryan City Council Report On Castle Heights Neighborhood Projects In 18 Months

For the fifth time in 18 months, Bryan city staff has reported to the city council on what’s being done in the Castle Heights neighborhood east of the freeway and…

FM 50 Closed In Washington County Following Fatal Crash

FM 50 is closed from south of Snook to Independence. That’s after a three vehicle crash this afternoon on 50 south of the Yegua Creek bridge in Washington County. DPS…

This holiday season, why not make a pumpkin jelly roll cake?

Perhaps the most famous holiday cake is the Yule Log, which, for good reason, gets trotted out every holiday season. There’s much to be said for this classic, but we…

Barbara Bush Book Wall Dedication

The floor-to-ceiling Texas flag book wall at The George was dedicated Wednesday in honor of The First Lady of Literacy, Barbara Bush. Neil Bush, co-founder of the Barbara Bush Houston…

Our creamy scalloped potatoes has a browned, cheesy crust

In our experience, most recipes for scalloped potatoes take hours of work yet still produce unevenly cooked potatoes in a heavy, curdled sauce. This version is faster than most and…

When only a simple, satisfying salad will do, Caesar is there for you

Can a salad just be a salad, at least once in a while? Maybe I’m the outlier, but these days, salad just feels exhausting. Salad as a lifestyle! Salad as…

Peas and carrots finally get their due in this spicy pasta with tahini

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Restaurant Monitor: Oct. 17

The Restaurant Monitor is a weekly listing of scores for restaurants inspected by the Brazos County Health Department. Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

Get comfy with Southern favorite chicken and dumplings

Chicken and dumplings was one of the first comfort-food dinners I mastered, and I would make it regularly for my husband as a newlywed and served it often at family…

College Station School Board Approves New Elementary School Boundaries

Update, October 16 2018: College Station school board members Tuesday night approved new elementary school boundaries beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. Tuesday night’s unanimous vote followed adjusted recommendations made…