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Nancy and I arrived in B/CS in April 2010. First recollection of being a radio geek was as a 9 year old riding my bicycle around the neighborhood with a transistor radio in the front basket. First experience in a radio studio was KWDM-FM at Valley High School, West Des Moines, IA. Then on to Northwest Missouri State University (GO BEARCATS!). I've been blessed to enjoy great radio in Texas, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska. Two adult daughters...though they'll always be my little girls!

FM 60 Reopens By The Airport With An Advisory

From the TxDOT Bryan district office: FM 60 is now open from Turkey Creek Road to Research Parkway. The highway was closed as part of building a new interchange at 60 and FM 2818. TxDOT and their contractor are aware of the bad ride problems and some potential for additional pavement failures due to the […]

Prescription Drugs Stolen From A Bryan Walgreen’s

From Bryan police: On March 18, 2017 at 5:00 a.m. Officers responded to Walgreens, located at 3312 E. 29th St, for a robbery that had just occurred. A male entered the pharmacy area of Walgreens and took an undisclosed amount of prescription drugs. No one was injured during the robbery. The suspect fled in a […]

One Killed, Five Injured From Two Vehicle Crash In Bryan

From Bryan police: On March 18, 2017 at 2:35 a.m., officers responded to the 3800 block of S. Texas Ave at Garden Acres for a major accident. Preliminary reports state a Nissan cube with four occupants was traveling northbound in the 3800 block of S. Texas Ave in the inside lane. A Hyundai Sonata occupied […]

Easterwood Airport Project Update Given To County Commissioners

Five projects are underway at Easterwood Airport. Manager Josh Abramson announced at this week’s Brazos County commission meeting that American Airlines is bringing in larger jets, holding 65 passengers with two classes. At McKenzie terminal, which takes care of passenger jets, construction is nearing completion on an expanded ticketed boarding area where passengers will be […]

CS Man Arrested For Driving Stolen Riding Mower On The Texas A&M Campus

Taking an afternoon drive Thursday afternoon on the Texas A&M campus…on the wrong side of the street…behind the wheel of a riding mower valued at $13,500 dollars…has a College Station man in jail. 24 year old Joshua Holmes was arrested by university police for theft by possession of stolen property. The mower was reported stolen […]

Local Police Reports Includes 18 Criminal Mischief Cases And Recovering A Children’s Train

Police in the twin cities received 18 reports of criminal mischief last weekend. Seven were in Bryan, involving someone shooting a paintball gun at vehicles and homes on Parker Avenue, Garden Lane, and Esther Boulevard. And in College Station, police have confirmed seven of 11 reports were someone breaking out vehicle windows at various locations. […]

Brazos County Commissioners Receive Update At Easterwood Airport

Brazos County commissioners received an update this week about five projects at Easterwood Airport. In addition, airport manager Josh Abramson announced American will be flying larger aircraft in and out of Easterwood. The CRJ-700 jets seat 65 and will have first class and economy sections. Improvements include McKenzie Terminal getting a new outdoor entry and […]

Convenience Store Armed Robbery In Bryan Thursday Morning

From Bryan police: On March 16, 2017 at approximately 9:51 a.m., officers from the Bryan Police Department responded to Rana Grocery, located at 1501 Groesbeck Road, for an aggravated robbery that had just occurred. An unidentified black male entered the store, displayed a weapon and demanded money. The male fled the store with an undisclosed […]

Texas Congressmen Complete 30 Hour Drive From San Antonio To Washington

And a 30 hour drive for two Texas Congressmen in a rental car ended Wednesday night, 30 minutes before they were scheduled to vote. Republican Will Hurd and Democrat Beto (BET-oh) O’Rourke nicknamed their drive Congressional Cannonball Run. The two shared their journey on social media, finishing with a handshake before entering the House chambers. […]

Texas House Passes Text Ban, Texas Senate Passes Bathroom Bill

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The Texas House is once again pushing for a statewide ban on texting while driving after efforts in previous years either fizzled out or were vetoed. The latest proposal overwhelmingly won preliminary approval Wednesday in the House. Former Republican House speaker Tom Craddick is carrying the bill for a fourth consecutive […]

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