Texas Crop and Weather Report – Nov. 20, 2018

Consumers could find good deals on holiday dinner fare Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. David Anderson, 979-845-4351, danderson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Consumers could see lower prices on holiday…

College Station City Council Approves Final Phase Of Lincoln Recreation Center Expansion & Renovation

The last phase of the more than $4 million dollar expansion and renovation of College Station’s Lincoln Recreation Center is underway. That’s after the city council Monday night approved the…

Earth-Kind Landscape Short Course set for Dec. 17-19

Laura Muntean, 979-847-9211, laura.muntean@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Mengmeng Gu, 979-845-8567, mgu@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M University department of horticulture will be hosting an Earth-Kind Landscape Short Course Dec. 17-19…

Agricultural tour, workshop for military veterans, others in Williamson County

Farm tour Nov. 30 in Thrall; workshop Dec. 1 in Georgetown Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Erin Kimbrough, 979-847-6185, Erin.Kimbrough@ag.tamu.edu        Makenzie McLaurin, 979-862-1913,     Makenzie.McLaurin@ag.tamu.edu GEORGETOWN — Texas…

Online wine workshop welcomes industry newcomers

Writer: Gabe Saldana, 956-408-5040, gabe.saldana@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Andreea Botezatu, 979-845-8563, abotezatu@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION — A full-day, online workshop for anyone thinking about entering the wine industry will cover what it…

College Station School Board Hires New Central Office Director And Approves More Purchases For New Elementary School

November’s meeting of the College Station school board including hiring a new director at the central office. Taking over next month as CSISD’s new purchasing director is Carmella Shafer. She…

Simple recipe alterations can make holiday foods healthier

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jenna Anding, 979-847-9228, j-anding@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Holiday meals can be healthier and taste just as good by using basic recipe substitutions or alterations, said…

Pit Bull Shot To Death After Killing A Puppy Inside College Station’s Dog Park

College Station police are investigating the shooting death of a pit bull at the city’s dog park. According to a CSPD news release, the large pit bull mixed dog who…

Groundbreaking Of College Station’s New Police Headquarters

Speakers at the groundbreaking of the new College Station police headquarters on November 16, 2018 are interim city manager Jeff Capps, mayor Karl Mooney, police chief Scott McCollum, Cris Ruebush…

No Phone Or Internet At Almost All CSISD Campuses & Buildings Friday Afternoon

Almost all College Station school district campuses and buildings spent Friday afternoon without phones and internet. A CSISD spokesman says during the noon hour, a fiber was cut by the…

College Station Council Studying The Creation of An Electric Utility Advisory Board

As the College Station city council prepares to receive two new members and a new city manager starts soon, an advisory board might be created to oversee the city’s electric…

Battleground to Breaking Ground Entrepreneurial Training Project now taking applications

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Erin Kimbrough, 979-847-6185, erin.pilosi@ag.tamu.edu Makenzie McLaurin, 979-862-1913, makenzie.mclaurin@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Applications are being accepted now through Dec. 5 for the Battleground to Breaking…

Roof Repairs At College Station City Hall

At the same meeting the College Station city council approved the design of the new city hall, the council approved $350,000 dollars to replace the roofs at the current city…

College Station Bridge And Street Closures For Friday

The Texas Department of Transportation’s Bryan district office announced the Southwest Parkway bridge over the freeway will be closed Friday, starting at 9 a.m. Asphalt resurfacing that was scheduled to…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Nov. 14, 2018

Wet conditions continue to slow cotton harvest, reduce quality Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Gaylon Morgan, 979-845-0870, gdmorgan@tamu.edu Dr. John Robinson, 979-845-8011, jrcr@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Rain continues…

Texas A&M Men’s Basketball Signs Four To NLI’s

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The Texas A&M men’s basketball program has announced the addition of four Aggies in the 2019 signing class. Kobe Brown, Chris Harris, Jr., Tyreek Smith and Sahvir…

College Station Council Approve $1.7 Million Dollar Land Purchase And An All Way Stop At Victoria And Castlegate

For the better part of 15 years, the city of College Station has been pursuing land to expand the city’s utility service center. It’s a project public works director Donald…

AgriLife Extension offers continuing education units Nov. 30 in San Antonio

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Molly Keck, 210-631-0400, mekeck@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present its annual winter continuing education program on Nov. 30…

UPDATE: 2018 Election Results

Update November 13, the Tuesday after Election Day: From the Brazos County elections office: College Station council place 4: Elianor Vessali: 11,133 Joe Guerra Jr.: 10,606 College Station council place…

Cattle tick, handling demonstrations featured at 47th South Texas Cow-Calf Clinic

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu BRENHAM – Ranchers working cattle this fall and winter, or surveying pastures and wildlife, need to be mindful of ticks harboring on livestock and forage…