BRAZOS VALLEY LATEST NEWS

June 9, 2015

Helping Students Learn Government Principles

A Texas Bar Foundation grant will fund a web-based video series to help Texas students learn about the U.S. government’s founding principles.
June 9, 2015

Pet Talk: Benefits of Interacting with Cats

 Many people are experiencing the social and health advantages of interacting with their four-legged friends. The proof is not only evident in happy pet owners’ faces, but also in recent studies.
June 9, 2015

Honoring Fathers & Father-Figures with “Father-Fish”

Voices For Children and the City of College Station are honoring fathers and father-figures with a day of fishing at Cy Miller Park Pond in College Station (next to College Station Police Department).
June 9, 2015

Ronald McDonald House Charities Night With Bombers Baseball

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas has teamed up with the Brazos Valley Bombers for a special night of baseball, June 13. Proceeds from half the tickets sold will support RMHC CTX in the Brazos Valley. 
June 3, 2015

Brazos Valley Farmer’s Market’s New Location

The Brazos Valley Farmer's Market is returning to its roots by moving its weekly vendor market to Historic Downtown Bryan. Saturday, June 6, will be the first market in the new location on 21st St. between Main and Bryan streets on the north end of Downtown Bryan.

 

June 2, 2015

Storm Disaster Relief

Figures from the Office of the State Climatologist at Texas A&M University show that the month of May has been the wettest month ever in the state’s history, averaging 7.54 inches, besting the previous record of 6.66 inches in June of 2004. As such, many parts of Texas have been declared disaster areas.
June 2, 2015

June First Friday in Downtown Bryan

June First Friday in Downtown Bryan will be held June 5 and feature a number of musical acts, specials, and entertainment.

 

June 2, 2015

Scholarship Winners Announced

The George Bush Presidential Library Foundation has announced the winners of the 2015 USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Scholarship.
June 2, 2015

Summer Sunset Concert Series

Four free concerts will usher in the warm weather months during the Summer Sunset Series at the Palace Theater in Historic Downtown Bryan. Each Thursday in June will feature high-energy performances from local and regional bands playing from 8-10:30pm in the open-air venue at the corner of Main and 26th St.
June 2, 2015

Six Shotguns Donated to Constable Office

Dr. Andy Wilson and Dr. Lon Young of Caprock Emergency have donated six combat style 12 gauge “Mossberg” shotguns to Brazos County Precinct 1 Constable Office.
May 27, 2015

B/CS CVB Awards Hospitality & Tourism

For those in the hospitality industry, work-life often moves at a more than hectic pace with little thanks along the way. However, on Wednesday afternoon the Bryan/College Station Convention & Visitors Bureau took a moment to slow down and thank a few individuals and organizations that make tourism a special part of the community.
May 26, 2015

Camp Hearne: Remembering D-Day

Camp Hearne will host Remembering D-Day June 6. The event will feature new enhancements to the camp thanks to the efforts of several Eagle Scout candidates.
May 26, 2015

The Arts Council’s Summer Artist in Residence Begins

The Arts Council is pleased to announce the 2015 Twin City Properties Artist in Residence, Sebastian Kawar. 
May 26, 2015

Weather Report Nightmare: Raining Spiders

Q: It’s been all over the news that it was “raining” spiders in Australia the past few days.  It's not possible to rain cats and dogs, but sometimes you hear about frogs and other animals coming down from the sky. Is this possible?

 

May 26, 2015

Star of the Republic Museum Thanks Military Families for Their Service

More than 2,000 museums are participating in Blue Star Museum free admission program.