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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!

Gibbons Creek Power Plant Ending Fulltime Production September 30

The days are numbered for full time operation of the coal fired power plant in Grimes County co-owned by the city of Bryan and three other Texas cities. BTU (Bryan Texas Utilities) general manager Gary Miller tells our sister station Navasota News that the Gibbons Creek plant near Carlos will shut down at the end […]

Bryan School Board Changes Process To Select Contractor For New Administration Offices

The Bryan school board has changed how it will select the construction company to convert the existing Stephen F. Austin (SFA) middle school building into new central administration offices. The board approved the recommendation from Bryan ISD’s construction manager, Jeff Windsor, to solicit official bids from local contractors after doing an informal survey earlier this […]

Federal Charges Announced In Human Trafficking Related Deaths Inside A San Antonio Semi Trailer

Monday midday update: SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ The Latest on the deaths of 10 people whose bodies were found in a roasting tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio, Texas (all times local): 10:50 a.m. A federal complaint says immigrants packed into a tractor-trailer discovered outside a Texas Wal-Mart were taking turns breathing […]

New Traffic Pattern For Wellborn Road At F&B And Old College Intersections

A major change is coming for the approximate 20,000 vehicles each weekday that are driving Wellborn Road in Bryan through the intersections of F&B Road and Old College. Modifications start Monday to making only one lane of through traffic on Wellborn and provide separate left turn and right turn lanes. City of Bryan consultant Gary […]

DPS Blames Legislature For Charging Local Governments For Tests

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Law enforcement agencies across Texas are rushing to secure additional funding after the Texas Department of Public Safety surprised them by announcing DPS will start charging for crime lab services. Police chiefs and sheriffs say they were not expecting Thursday’s announcement by DPS that charges will be imposed starting Sept. 1. […]

A South Texas Congressman’s “Revolutionary” Call For The Senate To Act On Obamacare Repeal & Replace

From The Associated Press: A Texas Republican congressman says it’s “absolutely repugnant” that the GOP-led Senate hasn’t acted on repealing the health care law and he singled out “some female senators from the Northeast.” In a radio interview with “1440 Keys,” Rep. Blake Farenthold said the Senate has failed to show the courage to dismantle […]

Weekend Armed Robbery At A Bryan C-Store

Bryan police report no one was hurt during a weekend armed robbery. This was Saturday night shortly before 11:30 at the Valero on East 29th near the College Station city limits. Two people with their faces covered, at least one of them with a gun, took an undisclosed amount of money. No shots were fired.

Have You Seen This Person?

From Bryan police: On 6/11/17 the victim’s debit card was used to make an ATM withdrawal. If you recognize this person of interest please contact Investigative Assistant Nani Santos at 979-209-5320 or Brazos County Crime Stoppers at 979-775-TIPS. Refer to Case #17-0600601.

12th Man Foundation Looking For A New Leader

Texas A&M’s 12th Man Foundation is looking for a new leader. President and CEO Skip Wagner announced his resignation in a joint statement on the foundation’s website. Wagner joined the foundation in the spring of 2013 from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in a similar role. According to the joint statement, the foundation’s board […]

College Station School Board Approves First Ever Boundary Adjustment Policy

After five months of workshop discussion, the College Station school board said very little Tuesday night before adopting its first ever written policy on setting future campus attendance boundaries. Board president Valerie Jochen provided the only statement from the governing body.   Dr. Jochen’s thanks were echoed by superintendent Clark Ealy.   The written policy […]

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