A Bryan man was shot and killed during a disturbance early Wednesday morning at a north side Bryan home. The victim was identified as 22-year-old Detorrian Peterson. Police are still looking for three black men who left a home in the 29-hundred block of Louisiana that Officer Kelley McKethan says the victim shared with two others. McKethan says Peterson’s roommates have been interviewed by investigators and the cause of the disturbance has not been determined.
Future capital improvement projects in Bryan was among the topics covered at last night’s candidates’ forum by those wanting to take over the seat in single member district four. Capital improvement priorities for Mike Southerland include projects in Districts One and Two while balancing that with the rest of the city. Southerland says there are areas in north Bryan where children have to walk to school where there are ditches on both sides of the streets and the road is the only place to walk. Kyle Incardona says he’s not in favor of handing over C-I-P money to another district. Early voting for the November 4th election has already begun.
For the second time in as many months, Governor Rick Perry has visited the biocorridor. Before touring Texas A&M’s Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing, he announced the federal government has asked Texas A&M officials to submit a proposal to manufacture one of the most promising new drugs to treat victims of Ebola. If selected, the center is prepared to take action immediately to produce Z-Mapp for clinical trials or experimental therapy.
And, the Parent-Teacher Organization at Oakwood Intermediate School in College Station has found a sticky way to raise money for technology purchases at the school. Principal Jeff Mann has been persuaded to be stuck to the wall with duct tape during tonight’s fall festival. P-T-O member Miranda Crisone says one dollar strips of duct tape go on sale starting at 6:30. Crisone says Mann turned down the P-T-O’s original idea of shaving off his mustache.