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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!

Intoxication Assault Arrest Follows Crash That Closed Highway 21 In East Bryan

From Bryan police: On April 21, 2018 shortly after 9:00 p.m. Officers responded to the 4100 block of E. State Hwy 21 for a major accident. (The location is east of the freeway in the Castle Heights neighborhood). A white Chevy pickup truck was disabled in the outside lane. One male occupant was steering the […]

WTAW Receives 14 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Awards

News/Talk 1620 WTAW received 14 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters (TAPB) awards at the organization’s annual banquet Saturday night in Austin. The awards reflect WTAW news, sports, weather, and feature reports during 2017. WTAW is part of the TAPB division that covers stations in Texas except for the Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and Austin markets. […]

Recapping The Barbara Bush Funeral Service

From The Associated Press: HOUSTON (AP) _ The Latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A funeral procession has entered the campus of Texas A&M University for the burial of former first lady Barbara Bush. The motorcade left Houston following a private funeral attended by […]

Details Released Of Barbara Bush’s Funeral Service

The office of George H.W. Bush has provided a schedule of Saturday’s events and an electronic copy of the program of the Barbara Bush funeral service. Family, dignitaries and invited guests attending the funeral of former First Lady Barbara Bush today at 11:00 am CST at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston will experience an […]

George H.W. Bush Attends Public Visitation & Preview Of Saturday’s Barbara Bush Funeral Service

Details from The Associated Press about former President George H.W. Bush attending Friday’s public visitation. A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush decided at the last minute to greet mourners paying their respects to his wife, Barbara. Jim McGrath tells The Associated Press that Bush was watching live video from the Houston church […]

College Station School Board Approves New High School Boundaries & Grandfathering

The College Station school board has voted to change high school boundaries. The unanimous vote combines option 2-B and the Margraves development and east Wellborn. The board took a break, then instead of adjourning the governing body approved the administration’s grandfathering recommendation for ninth and tenth graders. The board’s vote on grandfathering was 5-2. Michael […]

What Was “The Grove” At Texas A&M Becoming “The 21st Century Classroom Building”

North of Kyle Field, Texas A&M’s hotel and conference center, and the Cain parking garage, groundbreaking takes place next month on a new academic building. That’s after the A&M system’s board of regents on Thursday approved “The 21st Century Classroom Building”, which will be built at the corner of Wellborn Road and Old Main. The […]

You Can Help Veterans Get Caps, Gowns, And Tassels For Texas A&M Graduation Ceremonies

In less than two weeks, a Facebook post went viral to provide caps, gowns, and tassels for veterans graduating Texas A&M who could not afford them. Karen Allen at A&M’s veteran resource and support center says many vets have to choose needs, particularly the 49% of vets who are married and have children. Allen says […]

College Station City Council Approves Design Contract For Third Water Tower

The next step has been taken towards building College Station’s third water tower. The city council at its last meeting approved a design contract that will cost almost $1 million dollars for the tower off Rock Prairie Road near Baylor Scott & White hospital. Interim water services director Alan Gibbs told the council the third […]

College Station Council Approves Sale Of Milled Asphalt, Awards Contract For Veterans Park Project, & Buys Land For Street Extension

The city of College Station is picking up an unexpected $219,450 for repairing streets. That’s after the city council at its last meeting approved the sale and removal of about 19,000 tons of surplus asphalt that was milled or removed from city streets. Public works director Donald Harmon told the council it was the first […]

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