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Opening Weekend For (You Get To Name) New CS Skateboard Park

In the works since 2007, a nearly $1 million dollar skateboard park has opened at College Station’s Southwood Athletic Park on Rock Prairie Road. From the parking lot, about two blocks of concrete pavement sprinkled with obstacles winds behind the basketball and tennis courts.  Behind the swimming pool there are two bowls and a shelter […]

Legendary Tech broadcaster Dale dies

By Don Williams AVALANCHE-JOURNAL As Texas Tech’s basketball coach for two decades, Gerald Myers occasionally suffered through nights in which his team was overmatched on the court. Yet, with Jack Dale calling the games on radio, Myers felt the Red Raiders were never outclassed on the air. “I thought he was as good as anybody in […]

Ty Warren cut by Patriots

The New England Patriots made several roster moves on Friday, including the release of veteran defensive end Ty Warren. The Patriots also made the acquisitions of wide receiver Chad Ochocinco and defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth official and in other moves released veteran tight end Alge Crumpler, offensive tackle Nick Kaczur, defensive lineman Marcus Stroud and […]

Flores Yes Vote on Debt Control Act Includes Proposed Balanced Budget Amendments

Congressman Bill Flores (R-Bryan) voted for the Debt Control Act that passed the U.S. House Friday afternoon on a 218-210 vote. Flores says the vote on the debt control bill included a condition he and other conservative House members sought to also include votes on two versions of a balanced budget amendment. One option calls for super […]

Texas Death Row Inmate’s August Execution Delayed

HOUSTON (AP) _ A Texas appeals court has delayed next month’s execution of a death row inmate condemned for killing a 19-year-old Montgomery County student. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals is sending the case of 40-year-old Larry Swearingen back to the original trial judge so he can review new evidence of a possible due […]

New Aggie focused radio show coming to Zone 1150 in August

A new live two-hour radio program devoted to Texas A&M athletics will launch Aug. 22nd on Bryan Broadcasting’s KZNE 1150 The Zone. In a letter to fans, TexAgs President brandon Jones announced the new venture. Following is the text of the letter: “All of us at are extremely excited to announce that a new era in […]

Register for College Station PD Citizen’s Police Academy

Sgt. Janice Kemp of the College Station PD visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about signing up for the 44th Citizen’s Police Academy.

Marriage by Computer

HOUSTON (AP) _ You could call it “My Big Fat Computer Geek Wedding.” After a Houston couple couldn’t get a friend to serve as the minister at their wedding, they decided to create their own. When Miguel Hanson and his fiancee, Diana Wesley, get married on Saturday, a computer will conduct the ceremony. Well, technically, […]

Academic Rankings out for Bryan & College Station ISD Campuses

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has issued its yearly academic rankings. Exemplary or recognized ratings were achieved on six campuses in both the Bryan and College Station ISD’s. Bryan ISD exemplary schools are Johnson, Neal, and Sam Houston Elementary. Bryan recognized campuses are Bryan Collegiate High School, Bowen and Sul Ross Elementary. College Station ISD exemplary […]

College Station & Bryan ISD Superintendent Comments on TEA Rankings

College Station ISD Superintendent Eddie Coulson visits with WTAW’s Chace Murphy about this year’s TEA rankings. Bryan ISD Superintendent Tommy Wallis visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the district’s TEA rankings. Click HERE to read the news release from College Station ISD. Click HERE to read the news release from Bryan ISD.

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