Posted: 04/16/2014 - State officials say an additional $4.8 million in disaster assistance will be provided to the Central Texas community of West as it continues to rebuild from the devastating fertilizer plant explosion last year that killed 15.
Posted: 04/15/2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that starting today, eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance programs restored by passage of the 2014 Farm Bill.
Posted: 04/15/2014 - David Vaught, head of the History Department at Texas A&M University and a baseball historian, has won the 2014 SABR (Society for American Baseball Research) Award for his book, The Farmer’s Game: Baseball in Rural America, published last year.
Posted: 04/15/2014 - NATO's secretary general says the U.S.-led military alliance and the European Union must cooperate more because of the uncertainty about what Russia may do next.
Updated: 04/14/2014 - Elmer Vanhoorebeke, a former City of College Station employee who now is with Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency, lost his son this week in a motorcycle accident in Twentynine Palms, Calif.
Posted: 04/14/2014 - BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - A troubled Southeast Texas school district is being taken over by the Texas Education Agency.
Posted: 04/14/2014 - AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Senate Education Committee discussion on sweeping high school curriculum and standardized testing overhauls feels more like a campaign debate.
Posted: 04/14/2014 - The state fire marshal wants 46 facilities that store ammonium nitrate in Texas to make safety improvements following the deadly West fertilizer plant explosion last year.