Updated: 1:43 PM Like it or not, school is not solely about education. There is a dollar sign that hangs over the system. Whatever the final decision is in the Hearne-Mumford debate, money remains a major issue.
Updated: 1:42 PM The scene was very emotional Friday afternoon when parents of Mumford transfers learned that a stay had been issued in the case. While the original ruling still stands, it does buy Mumford some time and it also gives a little joy to a group of parents who haven't had much to smile about recently.
Updated: 1:52 PM With such a hot-button topic, the response to the recent Hearne-Mumford ruling has sparked a lot of debate, some in support of the education and atmosphere in Hearne, but much of it calling the district unacceptable.
Updated: 1:07 PM If Governor Perry signs the new telecommunications bill passed by Congress, it will mean a big win for large phone companies. Cable companies and some local governments have been vocal about their opposition.
Updated: 2:37 PM In the last week, there have been five cases of the West Nile virus in the Twin Cities alone. But is it a case of more residents calling for tests, or a higher rate of the disease? Plus, another case is found in Bryan.
Updated: 8:28 PM In defiance of a court order, white transfer student from Hearne were allowed to start school in Mumford Wednesday. But their first day of class may also be their last day of class in Mumford.
Updated: 10:12 PM Bryan's city council is mulling over a proposed plan to close the local links for a while. The irrigation, drainage and grass issues at the Bryan Municipal Golf Course were discussed.
Updated: 10:08 PM College Station's former city manager is one signature away from being done with his career with the city. With a severance package ready and waiting, Tom Brymer will receive his check tomorrow.
Updated: 11:26 AM When white student transfers from Hearne show up in Mumford for the first day of class on Wednesday, they'll be turned away. That's according to a federal judge who charges Mumford violated state desegregation laws by accepting too many white students from Hearne.
Updated: 11:25 AM School is starting up in less than a week and some Brazos Valley teachers are scrambling for instructional materials. Textbooks that were supposed to be used this school year have not arrived.
Updated: 12:16 PM A ruling is made on a school district debate over transferring students. The Hearne school district says they have been segregated against their will by the state and neighboring Mumford, and a judge agreed.
Updated: 8:18 PM College Station City Council members could face criminal prosecution if the district attorney determines they violated The Open Meetings Act. All members were given a letter from the DA requesting meeting agendas and audio tapes.