Chiggers, fleas more noticeable in summer

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Wizzie Brown, 512-854-9600, ebrown@ag.tamu.edu Molly Keck, 210-631-0400, mekeck@ag.tamu.edu CENTRAL TEXAS – As people become more active in summer, so do a few familiar pests…

Tomato growers workshop set for July 28 in College Station

Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, ka-phillips@tamu.eduContact: Dr. Kevin Crosby, 979-845-7012, k-crosby@tamu.edu  COLLEGE STATION — Tomato growers, whether at-home or commercial, are encouraged to attend a workshop on production improvement from 9…

Recapping Seven More Recent Local Arrests

Two people remain in jail after they were arrested earlier this week on charges of shoplifting more than six thousand dollars of televisions and other merchandise at two local Wal-Marts.…

Arrests On Weapons-Related Charges

A College Station woman was arrested this week on a charge of breaking her cousin’s arm last October with a three foot long closet coat hanger rod. 18 year old…

Pet of the week: Tucker

Tucker is a 1-year-old Lab/pointer mix. Tucker loves to run, play and swim. He is smart and eager to please. Tucker will be a lively companion for just about anyone.…

The Magala Trojan Clicker: A Hidden Advertising Threat

One large group will slowly conquer another large group, reduce its numbers, and thus lessen its chance of further variation and improvement. <…> Small and broken groups and sub-groups will…

Death Of A Texas A&M Fraternity Student Last December Was Ruled Accidental

Last December’s death of a Texas A&M fraternity member has been ruled accidental. Brazos County sheriff Chris Kirk says Matthew Hayes of Beaumont took several drugs after returning home not…

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…

Starting The Final Phase Of Restoring The Historic Queen Theater

Those in charge of restoring the historic Queen Theater in downtown Bryan announced Friday the start of the final construction phase. Sandy Farris of the Downtown Bryan Association (DBA) says…

AgriLife Research scientific contributions at Overton center spans 50 years

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu OVERTON — The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Overton will celebrate 50 years serving Texans on July 12. For half a century,…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – July 6

Hail damage across High Plains being evaluated Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jourdan Bell, 806-677-5600, Jourdan.bell@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Waves of hail storms across…

QVC parent buying HSN as shopping shifts online

NEW YORK (AP) — QVC and Home Shopping Network, two of the most well-known home-shopping hubs, are combining further as they look at aggressive growth by Amazon and consumer shopping…

Arrests Involving Those Who Have Been Arrested Before

Repeated contact with the victims in a family violence assault case from two years ago has a Bryan woman back in jail. According to the arrest report from Bryan police,…

Arrests Involving Those Who Have Been Arrested Before

Repeated contact with the victims in a family violence assault case from two years ago has a Bryan woman back in jail. According to the arrest report from Bryan police,…

Arrest For Impeding Brazos County Death Investigation

Photo of Matthew Brown from https://jailsearch.brazoscountytx.gov/JailSearch/default.aspx A Bryan area man who was the subject of a search inside a College Station motel last month has been found in the Dallas…

Pet of the week: Mittens

Mittens is an 8-week-old tuxedo kitten. She is a social butterfly and is playful and snuggly. She gets along well with cats and dogs and is hoping to find her…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – June 27

Conditions right for plant diseases around much of the state Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Kevin Ong, 979-845-8000, kevo@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Disease problems for vegetable producers and…

Four More Texas Children Die Inside Hot Vehicles

WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) – Authorities say a Texas woman told investigators that she left her 2-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son in the hot car where they died last month to…

Local Crimes And Arrests

There appears to be an increase in property crimes in the twin cities. Between June 15th and 19th, College Station and Bryan police have received reports from 77 victims. 50…

Brush control, chute-side, fencing demonstrations planned for Beef Cattle Short Course

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jason Cleere, 979-845-6931, jjcleere@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Live cattle working, fence building, tractor equipment and Brush Busters demonstrations are among several activities planned…