Forage Management Workshop set Aug. 30 in San Antonio

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Sam Womble, 210-631-0400, Sam.Womble@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present its Forage Management Workshop Aug. 30 at its office…

College Station School Board Approves High School Student Random Drug Testing

Since March, the College Station school board has been discussing the return of random drug testing for some high school students. Final action was taken Tuesday night to implement a…

UPDATE: Three Year Old Dies After Falling Into A College Station Pool

Update from College Station police: Update July 18, 2018 (Wednesday): The child involved passed away after extended medical treatment at Texas Children’s Hospital. This case is still under investigation, but…

Water-Wise Tips for Turfgrass offered by AgriLife Extension

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Dr. Becky Grubbs, 979-845-0603, bgrubbs@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Lawn owners may be second-guessing their regular maintenance practices, especially in the hottest and driest months. Lawn…

School of Irrigation to provide hands-on training in irrigation management

Contact: Charles Swanson, 979-845-5614, clswanson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION  – Texas A&M’s School of Irrigation will hold a training series for professionals through August in response to drought conditions now prevailing through…

College Station Man Admits To Aggravated Sexual Assault Of A Ten Year Old Girl

A College Station man has admitted to illegal sexual contact with a ten year old girl two and a half years ago. 44 yer old Reginald Ellison entered a plea…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – July 17, 2018

  Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. David Anderson, 979-845-4351, danderson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A convergence of weather and market conditions have put a number of  Texas beef producers…

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 potato breeding trials offer reds to russets, babies to bakers

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Isabel Vales, 541-740-4437, isabel.vales@tamu.edu SPRINGLAKE – When Kelly Kuball walked the Texas A&M Potato Breeding and Variety Development Program variety display trials near…

July 18 webinar to highlight post-trauma changes

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Andy Crocker, 806-677-5600, abcrocker@ag.tamu.edu Rachel Brauner, 979-845-1553, rbrauner@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – The Military Families Learning Network’s Military Caregiving program will host a free  professional development…

College Station Council Approves Off Campus Regulations Of Rental Bicycles

As Texas A&M’s provider of rental bicycles increases its supply from 850 to more than 3,000, the College Station city council has approved new regulations when they are off-campus. Aubrey…

Arrests For Stealing Guns And Repeated Misdemeanor Thefts

Two local women are in jail after their arrests last Friday on charges of stealing guns. According to the arrest report from Bryan police, their investigation began May eighth following…

College Station Police & Fire Respond To An Unresponsive Child In A Pool

News release from College Station police: On July 15, 2018, (Sunday) at approximately 1357 hours (1:57 p.m.), College Station Police and Fire Department responded to the 900 block of Carmel…

VanArsdel awared Patron Award of Excellence

Rose P. VanArsdel was recently awarded the Patron Award of Excellence by the Texas Association for Symphony Orchestras at an awards dinner and ceremony in San Angelo. VanArsdel was nominated…

College Station Council Approves Extending ETJ To Five Miles

The College Station city council has approved extending its geographic footprint from three and a half to five miles. The city’s expanded ETJ…or extraterritorial jurisdiction…gives College Station annexation authority to…

Institute to host urban best management training July 25

Contacts: Nathan Glavy, 979-458-5915, nathan.glavy@ag.tamu.edu. Dr. Fouad Jaber, 972-952-9672, Fouad.Jaber@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host an Urban Best Management Practices for Watershed Planning Training…

Pickup Fire Shuts Down The Freeway In College Station

Northbound freeway traffic in College Station was at a standstill for about one and a half hours Thursday afternoon due to a pickup fire. College Station firefighters report no was…

Experience B/CS Facebook Post To Visit Out Of Town Attractions Is Removed

On Monday, the local travel and tourism recruitment agency posted on its Facebook page an invitation for visitors to travel to Natural Bridge Caverns near San Antonio or the Magnolia…

CSPD Investigating Multiple Reports of a Man Entering Unlocked Residences

College Station police are investigating multiple reports of a man entering unlocked residences in the area of Holleman Drive South and Harvey Mitchell Parkway South during the early morning hours.…

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…