Posted: 10/10/2006 - Tuesday was a busy day at the Brazos County Tax Office, as last minute residents registered to vote in the November election. Kristeen Roe, chief deputy at the Brazos County Tax Office, said they received 439 new applications on Tuesday, totaling 1,139 new applications since September 1.
Updated: 10/10/2006 - A severe line of thunderstorms caused concern Tuesday morning as they picked up strength in the Brazos Valley. Tornado warnings were issued for parts of Brazos, Burleson, Washington and Waller counties, but there were no confirmed reports of tornadoes touching ground.
Updated: 10/10/2006 - A strong bow shaped line of showers and thunderstorms, which currently extends from Madisonville to Navasota to Brenham, continues to race off to the east at 30 mph.
Updated: 10/10/2006 - With about 80 student athlete deaths each each year due to heart conditions, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst has proposed that all Texas schools have automatic external defibrillators or A-E-D's on all campuses. According to Dewhurst, only about 600 schools currently have the devices.
Updated: 10/09/2006 - A single vehicle accident in Leon County closed the northbound lanes of Interstate 45 for several hours on Monday. The accident remains under investigation and charges could be filed against the driver.
Posted: 10/09/2006 - New allegations against a Brazos County District court judge have forced the delay of a formal hearing. The State Commission on Judicial Conduct postponed proceedings after receiving additional complaints against Judge Rick Davis.
Posted: 10/09/2006 - Time is running out for people who haven't paid their outstanding warrants in the Brazos Valley. Starting Friday, law enforcement agencies from seven area counties will join forces in a warrant round up.
Updated: 10/09/2006 - The last day for registering to vote for the 2006 November General Election is fast approaching. Tuesday, October 10, is the last day you can register to vote.
Posted: 10/09/2006 - Governor Rick Perry issued an executive order Monday to create a partnership to try to ensure the health-care industry uses technology better.
Posted: 10/09/2006 - President Bush says whether or not North Korea conducted a nuclear test, just the fact that it's claiming to have done so poses a threat to global peace and security.
Updated: 10/09/2006 - A 62-year-old retired accountant from Nevada swallowed 247 peppers in eight minutes to win the Jalapeno Eating World Championship at the State Fair of Texas. Richard LeFevre won two-thousand dollars for prevailing in Sunday's contest, which was sponsored by the International Federation of Competitive Eating.
Posted: 10/09/2006 - Authorities say that Mexican fishermen captured a seven-and-a-half-foot crocodile in the Rio Grande River. Crocodiles do not normally inhabit the Rio Grande. Authorities believe it may have been brought to the area as a pet and then released into the river by its owner.
Posted: 10/09/2006 - Biologists along the South Texas coast are testing for red tide after reports of discolored water and extensive fish kills resulting from the toxic algae. Officials say reports of the algae came throughout the week in the areas of Corpus Christi, Port Aransas, Matagorda Island and Padre Island.
Posted: 10/09/2006 - Tuesday is the last day to register to vote for the November general election. Registration forms can be picked up at local Department of Public Safety offices, local libraries and at the Secretary of State's office.
Posted: 10/08/2006 - Bryan Texas Utilities hosted over one-thousand cyclists this weekend at Lake Bryan in the fourteenth annual Power Pedal Races. Cyclists came from all over the state, and some surrounding states, to take on the challenging trails. Different level courses were made available to riders ranging from beginner to expert.
Posted: 10/08/2006 - Nearly one-thousand people attended the third annual Buddy Walk at College Station Central Park, Sunday afternoon. The Buddy Walk is national event which was developed to promote awareness and inclusion of people with Down Syndrome.
Posted: 10/08/2006 - More delays are coming to southbound Highway Six between College Station and Navasota. TxDOT work crews will close one southbound lane about 7 a.m. on Monday.
Posted: 10/08/2006 - Some College Station residents will be waterless for one night this week. City crews are turning off the water along Harvey Road between George Bush Drive East and Munson to install a new water valve in the area.
Posted: 10/07/2006 - Bad weather could not wash away the pride that was in Norfolk, Virginia on Saturday. The Navy's newest aircraft carrier was christened after Former President George H. W. Bush.
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