Riot At Killeen’s Mall

KILLEEN, Texas (AP) _ Police have arrested eight people on riot charges after a weekend fight at a Central Texas mall. A Killeen police statement says four adults and four…

UPDATE: Interview With Bryan Lawyer Chosen To Lead The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

Photo of retired general Bentley Nettles from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. A friend made who suggested looking into the opening, started the path that led to Bryan lawyer Bentley…

Bryan Lawyer Chosen To Lead The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

The Bryan city council ended Tuesday night’s meeting by applauding the choice of the next executive director of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC). The applause followed city manager Kean…

Juntos 4-H leadership academy gives teens a look at college life

July 10, 2017 Twenty-five 4-H’ers participate in five-day program held at Our Lady of the Lake University Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Melinda Garcia, 210-631-0400, Melinda.Garcia@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – A group…

Senator Cruz Comments On Health Care Reform

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Sen. Ted Cruz is expressing doubt about whether the Republican-backed plan to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law will pass the Senate.…

Beef Cattle Short Course animal health sessions Aug 7-9 in College Station

Issues to be addressed include fever tick, trichomoniasis Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jason Cleere, 979-845-6931, jjcleere@tamu.edu Dr. Tom Hairgrove, 979-845-3216, tbhairgrove@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION  – Animal health issues…

Bryan student graduates from Austin College

Joseph Paul McDuffie of Bryan was named to the Dean’s List at Austin College in Sherman for the spring 2017 semester. McDuffie graduated magna cum laude with a degree in…

Attoyac Bayou Stakeholder meeting set July 13 in Nacogdoches County

Contacts: Amy Uyen Truong, 979-458-3154, uyen.truong@ag.tamu.edu Brian Sims, 936-633-7527, bsims@anra.org Ricky Thompson, 936-560-7894, ricky.thompson@ag.tamu.edu NACOGDOCHES – The Attoyac Bayou Watershed Partnership will meet July 13 to discuss Attoyac Bayou Watershed…

Texas A&M System Pursuing Another Public Private Partnership

The same day a tropical storm was named that is forecasted to hit the gulf coast, comes an announcement by the Texas A&M system chancellor to build a data center…

Two 2018 State Campaigns Are Announced

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ George P. Bush is seeking re-election as Texas land commissioner next year, hoping to continue running a little-known but powerful agency in a state where his…

Governor Abbott Announces 50 Vetoes

Governor Abbott announced Thursday he vetoed 50 bills passed during the legislature’s regular session. One affects Blinn College. The governor vetoed House Bill 961, which would have allowed junior college…

4-H military program youth makes mark in academics, photography, community service

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: David Wright, 254-744-6024, david.wright@ag.tamu.edu Jared Moore, 671-2388, Jared.Moore.6@us.af.mil SAN ANTONIO — David Zulli, 18, a recent graduate of the John Jay Science and Engineering…

Genomic sequencing could become household term with new hand-held device

Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, ka-phillips@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Charlie Johnson, 979-862-3287, charlie@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION — Within five years, consumers may begin using a device smaller than a flip phone to monitor…

Bryan School Board Continues Budget Discussions

Public school administrators are moving ahead with developing next year’s budgets after the Texas legislature decided not to change school finance laws during the regular session. The Bryan school board…

Anti-Sharia March: Women are Sexual Property of their Husbands By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — On June 10th, “March Against Sharia — March For Human Rights”…

“As Governor, if I am going to call a special session, I intend to make it count.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “Considering all the successes of the 85th Legislative…

Texas Ban On Texting While Driving Starts September 1

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Texting while driving will soon be illegal in Texas. Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday that he’s signed the ban into law, ending a decade-long effort by…

Governor Abbott Calls Lawmakers Back For A Special Session

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is reviving a so-called “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people after the last try ended with Republican lawmakers angry and deadlocked. Abbott on…

By Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris Climate Accord, clearly demonstrating his commitment to putting America…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Leading a coalition of 16 states, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton yesterday filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court supporting President Trump’s executive…