October 25, 2011

Have you been by Olson Field at Blue Ball Park recently?

Opening day of the 2012 Texas A&M baseball season is just over three and a half months away and I can hardly  wait.  I know it will be 40’s with the wind blowing out of the north and it will feel colder than that but that is what it’s suppose to be on opening day. If you have not had the opportunity to drive by Olson Field at Blue Bell Park recently things are coming […]
October 12, 2011

Chili Cook Off at the American Legion Post 159 In Bryan

The American Legion Post 159 at 101 Waco (off HWY 21) in Bryan is hosting a Chili Cook Off and Country Store on Saturday, October 22nd.  Please come out and support the troops. While you’re there visit the country store and bake sale. There will be games, an army jeep, a fire truck and a police car for the kids to play on and explore. Make sure to register for the raffle. Drawing will be on […]
October 5, 2011

Don’t Miss the American Heroes Street Meet and Rod Run at Veterans Park!

The Brazos Valley Street Beasts will host the 4th Annual American Heroes Street Meet and Rod Run October 8th at the Veterans Park at 3101 Harvey Rd in College Station.  The event starts at 9:00 a.m. and runs to 2:00 p.m..  Awards will be given in 15 classes.  There will be all types of vehicles including hot rods, motorcycles, 4×4 trucks and race cars. The National Guard will have vehicles for the kids to tour. […]
October 4, 2011

Aggieland Habitat Pumpkin Patch is Stocked

  The pumpkins have arrived so the 6th Annual Aggie Habitat for Humanity Pumpkin Patch is almost ready to go.  All during the month of October Aggie Habitat will be selling pumpkins to raise money to help build homes for those in need in the Bryan and College Station area.  They will be open as long as they have pumpkins.  The hours are from noon until dark on weekdays, 8:00 a.m. to dark on Saturday […]
September 25, 2011

Rock Prairie Elementary in College Station is on the Honor Roll

Once again, Rock Prairie Elementary in College Station, Texas has made the Texas Business & Education Coalition’s Honor Roll.  This is the fifth year in a row that Rock Prairie Elementary has been named to the TBEC Honor Roll. Our students and teachers worked hard for this achievement and should be commended for this award. The TBEC Honor Roll is the most prestigious award for sustained, academic excellence in Texas. It recognizes schools that have […]
September 22, 2011

Fall Festival at Rock Prairie Elementary in College Station

Come join the fun and help the Rock Prairie PTO raise funds for Rock Prairie Elementary School located at 3400 Welsh in College Station.  It all takes place November 12, 2011 between 11:00-3:00.  There will be food, fun and games.  Activities include a rock wall, several inflatables , games of skill, cake walk, raffles, silent and live auctions. Some of the items for auction include jerseys and batting helmet from the 2011 Texas A&M Baseball team, a 7F […]
August 1, 2008

Watering the Street Will Not Make it Grow – Even in Aggieland

Driving back from the gym in College Station, the other morning I passed several houses with irrigation systems watering the street. Besides wasting a lot of water it costs you money. How do you know when your automatic irrigation system is not working as designed? You set it to start while we are asleep and we assume it is working properly but how do you know? During the heat of the summer, when rain is […]
July 15, 2008

Samurai Warrior – Where am I in Brazos County?

I saw this over the weekend and thought it was interesting. Where is it located? Be the frist to reply on this blog with the correct answer and you’ll be know as the “Warrior”.
April 7, 2008

Aggie Brainwashing Starts Early

You see it at almost every sporting event you go to in town. Mom’s and dad’s dressing their kids up in Texas Aggie clothes from almost birth. A maroon shirt with “I’m a little aggie”, “Aggie Class of 2027” and many others. Sometimes this brainwashing works and sometimes it doesn’t. As the number of Aggie graduates increase, the number of kids of former students making their way back to Aggieland also increases. Some residents might […]