BRAZOS VALLEY LATEST NEWS

April 15, 2014

Monarchs at All Time Low Count

Monarch butterflies may be named for their large size and majestic beauty, but once again their numbers are anything but king-sized – in fact, 2014 may go down as one of the worst years ever for the colorful insects, says a Texas A&M Monarch watcher who is proposing a national effort to help feed Monarchs.
April 15, 2014

Veteran Stories: “The Telling Project”

At the end of this month, the Texas A&M University Veteran Resource & Support Center will be hosting three performances of “Telling Aggieland.” These performances will be the 15th production of a larger effort called “The Telling Project.”
April 15, 2014

Scotty’s House & CASA Host “Dog Tired of Child Abuse”

In recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, Voices For Children/CASA and Scotty’s House Child Advocacy Center are hosting the second annual Dog Tired of Child Abuse Hot Dog Eating Contest.
April 8, 2014

The Cerebral Gesture: The Legacy of Alan Stacell

The Cerebral Gesture opened Saturday, April 5, and is the newest exhibit in Texas A&M University’s Wright Gallery, located on the second floor of Building A in the Langford Architecture Center. The exhibit features the paintings of the late Professor Alan Stacell, and will run until May 10.
April 8, 2014

5th Annual Downtown Street & Art Fair

The Downtown Bryan Association and The Arts Council of the Brazos Valley are partnering together for the 5th Annual Downtown Street and Art Fair.
April 8, 2014

Recovery Center Seeking Volunteers

With April marking the one-year anniversary of the fatal fertilizer explosion in West, Texas, the Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center (HRRC) at Texas A&M University is still helping in recovery efforts, and even calling for volunteers to lend a hand.
April 8, 2014

Easter Bunny at Post Oak Mall

The Easter Bunny will arrive at Post Oak Mall and will be available for visits and photographs with children beginning April 5 through Easter.
April 8, 2014

CS Police and Brazos Crime Stoppers Initiative

The College Station Police Department, as part of on-going efforts to increase and improve communication with citizens, has announced a new crime-fighting tool.
April 2, 2014

Women’s Heart Health

Picture the moment: a man grasps his chest, struggling for breath and unable to stand while people begin to frantically call for a doctor before it is too late. It is assumed heart attacks are impossible not to miss, but in reality, heart attacks in women often go unnoticed posing a fatal risk.
April 2, 2014

Telehealth Counseling Clinic Reaching Rural Communities

The Telehealth Counseling Clinic is a non-profit organization providing mental health services to underserved residents in the Brazos Valley area. Supervised by a doctoral-level staff, Texas A&M doctoral students in the APA-accredited counseling psychology program provide videoconference counseling services to individuals in need.
April 2, 2014

Happy Couples: Agreeing to Disagree

What does it take to have a successful long-term relationship? Differences among individuals make it difficult to give one solution for every disagreement. However, there are some useful things to keep in mind when facing a conflict with that special someone.
April 2, 2014

Weighty Matters: Helping Kids Grow Into Healthy Adults

The first week in April is National Public Health Week. With events scheduled April 4-12, there are plenty of fun and healthy activities to kick-start an active summer. For children especially, a healthy start in life begins with a healthy weight.
April 2, 2014

Support the 12th Can

After researching the issue of food insecurity on the Texas A&M University campus, the 12th Can, Texas A&M’s first food pantry, is now serving university students, staff, and faculty.
April 2, 2014

The Med Joins the March

Twenty-seven weeks into a pregnancy, most babies weigh between two and three pounds and are only about a foot long. While the child has started to wake and sleep at regular intervals and open and close its eyes, the brain and lungs are still in the process of fully developing and the small body still has a significant amount of growing left to do.
April 2, 2014

Spring Treat: Navasota Home & Garden Tour

For a springtime tour of five charming historical homes, make plans to attend the Navasota Home and Garden Tour on April 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Each home, built during the late 1800s or early 1900s, offers a current view of lifestyles past.