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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!

Brazos County Health District Investigating A Suspected Case Of The Chinese Coronavirus

UPDATE: The Brazos County health district announced Thursday that local health care providers recognized a patient who traveled from China met the criteria to be tested for the coronavirus. Brazos County health authority Dr. Eric Wilke said a Texas A&M student went to an emergency room Wednesday night with symptoms. Dr. Wilke said a sample […]

Bryan Man Arrested In College Station On Felony Charges Of Animal Abuse

A Bryan man is accused of entering a College Station woman’s apartment Wednesday night and abusing her small mixed breed dog. According to the College Station police arrest report, the woman knows the man who the investigating officer described as torturing Rizzo. The officer saw at least three videos taken from the apartment showing 20 […]

City Of Bryan Announces Closing Of Recycling Center

New businesses being built in the parking lot of the Bryan Walmart on Briarcrest has been talked about for two years. Now, it’s going to happen. That means the closure of the city of Bryan’s recycling center. The city has announced the last day of operations is February 16th. During a recent visit on WTAW’s […]

Arrests On Charges Of Possessing Gas Pump Skimming Devices And Shoplifting Where Woman Accuses Son Of Taking Items

A Bryan police officer driving by a convenience store at two in the morning on Tuesday saw a car move between several gas pumps and a passenger in the car getting out. After the car left the store and did a U-turn, the officer stopped the car as a suspicious vehicle. In all, four officers […]

Comments From Bryan ISD School Board Members About This May’s $175 Million Dollar Bond Issue

The Bryan school board Tuesday night asked voters to approve a $175 million dollar bond issue May 2.   The unanimous vote follows recommendations from a bond steering committee that met seven times since last year. None of the 36 members appointed by the board spoke, but board member Ruthie Waller thanked them for their […]

UPDATE: Arrest Follows Response To Gunfire Report Tuesday Afternoon In College Station

College Station police responding to a report of gunfire Tuesday afternoon in an area of duplexes south of University and Tarrow led to an arrest on unrelated charges. A Hearne man is accused of moving two backpacks containing marijuana out of the house and into the trunk of a car. According to the arrest report, […]

City Councils Receive Update From Experience Bryan/College Station

During the 2018 fiscal year, travelers to Bryan/College Station spent more than $584 million dollars, generating more than $58 million dollars in tax money, and creating 7,200 jobs. During the last five years, the number of hotel rooms in Bryan/College Station has grown by 38 percent…while demand has increased by 19 percent. That was among […]

Chairwoman Of The Texas A&M System Board Of Regents Visits The A&M Faculty Senate

The chairwoman of the Texas A&M system board of regents was the guest speaker at the January meeting of the A&M faculty senate. Comments from Elaine Mendoza of San Antonio included calling for students taking financial literacy classes.   Mendoza says because Texas has the fastest growing population of young people, universities from other states […]

Four Arrests On Property Crime Charges & One Arrest For Filing A False Police Report

A safe and its contents belonging to a Wixon Valley area couple were found after it was dragged out of the house last week. According to the arrest report, Brazos County sheriff’s deputies followed a muddy path of footprints dragging a safe on a bath towel from the home to a fence line about 30 […]

College Station Council Split Vote On Delaying Appointments To Advisory Body

One of College Station’s advisory committees has been two members short since their terms expired at the end of last September. Both incumbents want to be reappointed to the five member board that recommends real estate transactions involving the city’s Midtown business park and College Station business center. Two weeks ago, the council voted 4-2 […]

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