College Station Fire Department Providing Mutual Aid To Gas Plant Fire In Bellville

11:00 a.m. update: The Austin County sheriff’s office has announced a five mile evacuation around the Western International Gas & Cylinders plant in Bellville. The fire and related explosions previously…

Texas A&M And The A&M System’s Contribution To The Army Choosing Austin For The Futures Command

The U.S. Army has announced a new command will be based in Austin, to help the Army adapt to the emerging threats from powers such as China and Russia, after…

As Trump backlash continues, STEM professionals in Texas run for office

Clockwise from bottom left: Allison Lami Sawyer, Michelle Beckley, Joseph Kopser, Carla Morton, and Rick Kennedy are Democrats with backgrounds in STEM running for office this year. Marjorie Kamys Cotera:…

Austin Murder Suspect Arrested In College Station

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A third person has been arrested on charges that he conspired to fatally shoot an Austin-area jeweler in the jeweler’s home earlier this year. Twenty-one-year-old Johnny…

Recent indications show Hispanic voters prioritize other issues — like the growing economy Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democrat Party leaders who have been counting on President Donald Trump’s hard-line…

Her Platform’s Extreme, but she & Represents the Future of the Democrat Party  By Matt Mackowiak Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last seek, in a remote Democratic New York…

Is a massive tunnel system the answer to Houston’s flood woes?

Picture this: Another massive rainstorm overtakes Houston, but instead of inundating homes and businesses, much of the floodwater funnels into a massive underground tunnel system that whisks it away to the…

‘It’s crucial that as this process begins to unfold, the President’s nominee not be subjected to personal attacks from an increasingly agitated and vitriolic political base.’ Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN,…

4-H Family and Community Health Workshop set for July 27 in Austin

Contact: Sonia Coyle, 512-854-9605, sonia.coyle@ag.tamu.edu AUSTIN — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a 4-H Family and Community Health Workshop from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. July 27 at its…

“Texas charter schools focus on students and support teachers with the Freedom & Fexibility to teach.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “We are excited that Starlee Coleman will be…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –  U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today praised the Supreme Court’s decision upholding President Trump’s September proclamation setting forth vetting procedures and travel restrictions for…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –  U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) has been selected to serve on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. “I am thrilled to announce that Rep.…

“Immigration is a lawful exercise of the president’s statutorily authorized Executive Power over Foreign Affairs & National Security.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Last year, Texas’ Attorney General Ken Paxton…

Water well owner training set for July 26 in Bellville

Contact: Dr. Drew Gholson, 979-845-1461, dgholson@tamu.edu BELLVILLE — A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for July 26 in Bellville. The Well Educated training, which is…

Texas Supreme Court strikes down Laredo's plastic bag ban, likely ending others

The Texas Supreme Court handed a loss to local government on Friday, ruling that a Laredo ban on plastic bags violates state law. The decision imperils other cities’ bans across the…

Williamson County Land Expo set for July 18

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Tyler Coufal, 512-943-3300, tyler.coufal@ag.tamu.edu GEORGETOWN — The 2018 Williamson County Land Expo is slated for July 18 in the training room of the Texas…

Water quality in Mill Creek Watershed to be focus of June 26 meeting in Bleiblerville

Contact: Jake Mowrer, 979-845-5366, jake.mowrer@tamu.edu Haylee Wolfford, 979-865-2072, haylee.wolfford@ag.tamu.edu BLEIBLERVILLE – The public is invited to attend the Mill Creek Watershed Partnership meeting June 26 in Bleiblerville to discuss restoration…

AgriLife Extension to present summer, fall wellness workshop series

Programs at Millwood, Little Walnut Creek public libraries Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Sonia Coyle, 512-854-9600, sonia.coyle@ag.tamu.edu AUSTIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Travis County will…

The Texas Medical Board has a long history in Texas, dating back to 1837 By State Rep. Todd Hunter Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — In order to identify and eliminate government waste,…

“Every dollar the party has comes from donors. Donors who are trusting us to use their funds as wisely and effectively as possible.” By Jean McIver Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN,…