Bryan School Board Promotes Two Administrators And Hires A Third

The Bryan school board unanimously promoted two administrators and added a third at Monday night’s meeting. The new position is chief of staff to new superintendent Christie Whitbeck. Filling that…

Beekeeping workshops offered July 24-26 in Perryton

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Scott Strawn, 806-435-4501, Scott.Strawn@ag.tamu.edu PERRYTON – Three days of beekeeping information will be offered July 24-26 at workshops hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension…

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.…

Four Arrests Following Armed Robbery And Beating Inside A CS Apartment

College Station police use surveillance video to track down the first of four Texas A&M students who are accused of robbing and beating a man last week. The victim, who…

NASA has awarded a contract to Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc., of Greenbelt, Maryland, for support of mission operations systems at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. Source: NASA

Face scans for Americans flying abroad stir privacy issues

HOUSTON (AP) — If the Trump administration gets its way, all U.S. citizens flying abroad will have to submit to face scans at airport security. Source: Business – The Eagle

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…

UPDATE: Final Action Taken On B/CS MPO Highway Plan

Update: The MPO’s policy board voted to adopt the 2050 highway plan Monday with one change. That was to drop a plan for a road south of the Museum of…

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…

Kyle Smith selected 2017 National 4-H Hall of Fame laureate, inductee

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Toby Lepley, 979-845-1212, toby.lepley@ag.tamu.edu Kyle Smith, teresacriswellsmith@yahoo.com COLLEGE STATION – Kyle Smith, retired Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service executive associate director, has been selected…

Final Action On B/CS MPO Highway Plan Scheduled For Monday

The Bryan-College Station’s metropolitan planning organization’s (MPO) policy board will consider adopting their 2050 highway plan Monday afternoon. MPO executive director, Dan Rudge, says the final recommendations come after ten…

Water quality training July 11 in Angleton

Focus will be on Bastrop Bayou, San Bernard River watersheds Contacts: Jessica Chase, 979-864-1558, jessica.chase@ag.tamu.edu Steven Johnston, 832-681-2579, steven.johnston@h-gac.com Michael Kuitu, 979-862-4457, mkuitu@tamu.edu ANGLETON – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop…

Texas A&M System Pursuing Another Public Private Partnership

The same day a tropical storm was named that is forecasted to hit the gulf coast, comes an announcement by the Texas A&M system chancellor to build a data center…

NASA has awarded contracts to five companies for development, sustainment, and maintenance of information technology software, systems and support for the Flight Operations Directorate at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in…

Texas Citizen Planner program summer courses for elected, appointed officials set

Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, ka-phillips@tamu.edu Contact: Steven Mikulencak, 281-984-7085, smikulencak@tamu.edu Celina Gauthier Lowry, 281-560-3980, Celina.lowry@tamu.edu HOUSTON — The Texas Citizen Planner program has scheduled three courses on planning and hazard…

Two 2018 State Campaigns Are Announced

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ George P. Bush is seeking re-election as Texas land commissioner next year, hoping to continue running a little-known but powerful agency in a state where his…

Battleship Texas Scheduled To Reopen Saturday

LA PORTE, Texas (AP) — Leaks have been fixed on the retired Battleship Texas and the historic site reopens Saturday after nearly a week closed for repairs. The Texas Parks…

NASA’s has awarded a contract to Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Service of Houston for support of flight crew training and development activities at the Sonny Carter Training Facility at NASA’s…

4-H military program youth makes mark in academics, photography, community service

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: David Wright, 254-744-6024, david.wright@ag.tamu.edu Jared Moore, 671-2388, Jared.Moore.6@us.af.mil SAN ANTONIO — David Zulli, 18, a recent graduate of the John Jay Science and Engineering…

Retirement Announced Of Longtime Prairie View A&M President

Can you name the last four presidents at Texas A&M and the last two interim presidents? That’s the length of the tenure of the president at Prairie View A&M, who…