Manhunt Shuts Down Consolidated High School And The Surrounding Area

8 p.m. update Bryan police has announced the suspension of a manhunt in College Station. BPD reports an arrest warrant was issued for 25 year old Marcel Demond Oliver of…

Junior Master Gardener Learn, Grow, Eat & Go! Program takes shape in Houston schools

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu HOUSTON – Houston Independent School District elementary students are learning how to plant, tend and harvest nutritious vegetables thanks to the Learn, Grow, Eat &…

10th Anniversary Celebrated Of Brazos Valley-Belgium Economic Development Partnership

As many as 21 corporations based in Belgium are interested in locating in the Bryan/College Station area. That was one of the takeaways from a trade mission held in the…

Healthy workplace blueprint workshop set for Oct. 17 in Weatherford

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Kathy Smith, 817-598-6168, Kathy.Smith@ag.tamu.edu WEATHERFORD – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a “Building a Healthy Workplace: A How-To Blueprint” workshop Oct.…

Fall Agriculture Program slated for Oct. 5 in Comfort

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Steven Zoeller, 830-249-9343, szoeller@ag.tamu.edu COMFORT — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Kendall County will present its Fall Agriculture Program from 8…

AgriLife Extension entomologists: Fire ants, mosquitoes to be more prevalent after rains

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Robert Puckett, 979-458-0853, rpuck@tamu.edu Dr. Sonja Swiger, 254-968-4144, slswiger@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – With recent rains subsiding in many parts of the state and…

Olson, Jarvis inducted into Ag Economics Honor Registry

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Mark Olson (’71) and Britt Jarvis (’85) are the newest inductees into the Texas A&M University Department of Agricultural Economics Tyrus…

Bryan & College Station ISD Early Enrollment Numbers Meet Administrator Estimates

A month into the new school year, enrollment in the Bryan and College Station districts are in line with administration estimates. Bryan superintendent Christie Whitbeck says district wide enrollment as…

City Of College Station Garbage Truck And City Employee Are Struck Near The New H-E-B

The driver of a city of College Station garbage truck is hospitalized with potentially life threatening injuries following a crash Thursday morning on Wellborn Road near the new H-E-B. According…

Bryan Joins College Station Council In Delaying Action On Changing Biocorridor Priorities

The Bryan city council has joined the College Station city council in delaying action on a proposal to change priorities in the jointly controlled biocorridor. The Bryan council will revisit…

Women’s land stewardship conference offered Oct. 1-2 in Fredericksburg

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Dr. Larry Redmon, 979-845-4826, l-redmon@tamu.edu FREDERICKSBURG – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer a two-day land stewardship conference, “Empowering Women – New Stewardship…

Study shows ‘precision nutrition’ may help prevent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Texas A&M, Central Texas Veterans Health Care Systems, others collaborate on study Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Chaodong Wu, 979-458-1521, cdwu@tamu.edu Dr. Gianfranco Alpini, 254-743-1044, galpini@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION…

UPDATE: Bryan Joins College Station Council In Delaying Action On Changing Biocorridor Priorities

Update: The Bryan city council has joined the College Station city council in delaying action on a proposal to change priorities in the jointly controlled biocorridor. The Bryan council will…

10th Annual CenTex Beef Cattle Symposium Sept. 28 in Cleburne

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Justin Hale, 817-556-6370, justin.hale@ag.tamu.edu CLEBURNE – Central Texas cattle producers will hear the latest updates on the cattle market and beef demand, plus herd…

Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program workshop Sept. 27 in Bryan

Contacts: Clare Entwistle, 210-277-0292, ext. 205, clare.entwistle@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Fouad Jaber, 972-952-9672, Fouad.Jaber@ag.tamu.edu BRYAN – The Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program of the Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host…

College Station Council Delays Action On Changing Biocorridor Priorities

This month marks six years since an interlocal agreement by the cities of College Station and Bryan created what’s known as the biocorridor. Now, the councils are considering the option…

Powerful Tools for Caregivers series to begin Oct. 1 in College Station

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Rachel Brauner, 979-845-1553, rbrauner@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A six-week “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while…

Democratic Texas AG Candidate Justin Nelson Campaigns In Bryan/College Station

Before Saturday night’s Texas A&M home football campaign, the Democratic candidate for Texas attorney general joined local residents going door to door. Before that, Justin Nelson called on those attending…

Texas A&M animal science faculty receive honors from American Society of Animal Science

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Faculty from the Texas A&M University department of science received honors from the American Society of Animal Science at its annual…

Menard County Range Workshop set for Oct. 3

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu MENARD – The 2018 Menard County Range Workshop sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Menard County Soil and Water Conservation…