Posted: 12/08/2006 - About one hundred Brazos Valley soldiers who have been deployed since late 2005 are coming home. Members of the Texas Army National Guard the soldiers have been stationed in Kosovo carrying out security missions.
Posted: 12/08/2006 - A Conroe man was found guilty Friday of stabbing an employee at the Silk Stocking in 2004. Barry Dudzik, 22, could face up to 20 years in prison for the aggravated-assault charge.
Updated: 12/08/2006 - The pounds of food and dollar donations have been counted from the KBTX Food For Families Food Drive. More than $51,000 and 220,000 pounds of food were given Thursday to the Brazos Valley Food Bank. Friday, food bank volunteers and staff started sorting the donations.
Posted: 12/08/2006 - The Navasota ISD Education Foundation presented grants totaling nearly $18,000 to 14 teachers on Friday. The money will be used to develop innovative instructional programs.
Posted: 12/08/2006 - The inauguration of Governor Rick Perry and Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst will have the theme "Texas: Imagine the Possibilities." Ceremonies will be held January 16th in Austin to inaugurate the Republican leaders, who were re-elected last month.
Posted: 12/08/2006 - The Waller County Commissioners Court is closing the county elections office amid mounting complaints about voting irregularities. County Judge Owen Ralston says complaints about voting machine failures, inadequate staffing, and delayed tallies led to the court's decision. The decision passed on a three-to-two vote Thursday.
Posted: 12/08/2006 - College Station police are looking for a robbery suspect. Authorities say a black male left T.J. Maxx Thursday without paying for several items.
Posted: 12/07/2006 - Police in Brownsville were searching for a ski-mask wearing man who attacked a boy at a school. The assault happened at Skinner Elementary School, which was locked down briefly after the morning incident.
Posted: 12/07/2006 - Low clouds forced NASA to delay the launch of space shuttle Discovery Thursday night. Strong winds around Kennedy Space Center could delay another attempt for a day or two.
Updated: 12/07/2006 - Robert Gates is a week-and-a-half away from ending his time as Texas A&M president. Thursday afternoon, the soon-to-be Secretary of Defense talked to the media for the first time since he was confirmed by the Senate. It has certainly been a roller-coaster of emotions for him.
Updated: 12/07/2006 - Newly selected Secretary of Defense and Texas A&M President Robert Gates released a statement ot the Aggie family Thursday. Gates was confirmed by the full Senate Wednesday, by a vote of 98 to 2.
Posted: 12/07/2006 - Students at A&M Consolidated High School in College Station have put their creative thinking skills to the test. Members of B.E.S.T. (Boosting, Engineering, Science and Technology) have won top honors for their work.
Posted: 12/07/2006 - Students at nine community colleges in Texas will have greater opportunity to complete their college degrees as Texas Aggies, thanks to a new transfer partnership with Texas A&M University. The pilot program, to begin in the spring of 2007, will be launched at a signing ceremony and luncheon program Friday, Dec. 8.
Posted: 12/07/2006 - The United States military has raised the number of U.S. troops killed in Iraq Wednesday to 11. The deaths were a major blow on the same day the blue-ribbon Iraq Study Group recommended shifting United States forces from a combat role to primarily a training mission.
Posted: 12/07/2006 - Armed with fresh recommendations for turning things around in Iraq, President Bush meets Thursday with Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair, his staunchest ally in the war. Blair was among those interviewed by the Iraq Study Group before it issued its call for a gradual pull-back of United States combat troops, coupled with a diplomatic overture to Iran and Syria.
Posted: 12/06/2006 - Instead of a home run, the Brazos Valley Bombers are looking for place for players to call home. The Bombers need local families to host baseball players during the summer while they play games at the Travis Athletic Center in Bryan.
Updated: 12/06/2006 - Some caring A&M medical students proved they not only talk the talk, but also walk the walk. The Health Science Center Group wanted to lend helping hands, and feet, to those who can't afford health care. That led to the idea to have each person walk 10,000 steps a day as a fundraiser.
Posted: 12/06/2006 - Some area school kids were the lucky recipients of new sneakers Wednesday morning. Living Hope Baptist Church collected more than 700 pairs of shoes for children in need.