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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!

Flooding Kills Palestine Woman and Four Grandchildren

PALESTINE, Texas (AP) — A police captain says a 64-year-old woman and four grandchildren have been killed after a creek flooded its banks in an East Texas neighborhood. Capt. James Muniz of the Palestine Police Department tells The Associated Press that six to 10 homes in a Palestine cul-de-sac were severely damaged following heavy rainfall […]

Five Rezonings Approved By CS Council

More housing and more restaurants are coming to College Station, following city council action Thursday night to rezone two properties. The council had no comment, nor were there public speakers, before a unanimous vote allowing property along Wellborn between Luther and Tarrow Park to become an apartment complex with a restaurant. The council also approved […]

Unexpected Death of the President of Texas A&M-Commerce

The president of Texas A&M University-Commerce (TAMUC) died early Friday morning. Dr. Dan Jones had been at the A&M system institution since July 2008, and before that was provost and vice president for academic affairs at Texas A&M International from 2003-2008. According to the TAMUC Facebook page, all campus locations were closed at noon on […]

Bryan Man Charged With Three Arsons, Including His Home

After a Bryan man finished a court appearance Wednesday afternoon, he was arrested on three arson charges. Bryan deputy fire marshal William Bouse says 42 year old Adrian Mejia-Ortiz is accused of setting fire to his mobile home last month and two vehicles that belonged to other people last July. Bouse says investigators had a […]

CS Council Approves First of New Welcome Monuments

The College Station city council Thursday night approved the first of what could be four gateway monuments welcoming motorists to town. An agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) allows the city to construct and maintain a monument northwest of the intersection of University and the freeway, in front of Olive Garden. The monument, […]

Divided Bryan Council On Recording Members Attending Community Meetings

Another division on the Bryan city council involves a proposal to have city staff attending and recording community meetings where councilmembers are participating. The idea, submitted by Ben Hardeman and Buppy Simank, was “direct the City Manager to designate a City staff member(s) to attend all “town hall” meetings, neighborhood association meetings, and other announced […]

Lt. Governor Puts State Universities on Notice After Increasing Tuition and Fees

The day before the Texas A&M system board of regents approved a nearly $2 billion dollar operating budget for the flagship campus and Health Science Center next year, comes renewed criticism from Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick about recent tuition and fee increases. Click HERE to read and download the 2016-17 school year operating budgets as […]

CPA of Bryan Council Traditions Report on The Infomaniacs

Dallas CPA Brian Reed, who presented his review of revenue and expenses of the Traditions development to the Bryan city council, visited with Scott DeLucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs April 28, 2016.   Click HERE to read and download a memo from Dallas CPA Brian Reed. Click HERE to read and download Dallas CPA Brian […]

Texas A&M System Regents Adopt Concealed Carry Regulations

Rules have been finalized about concealed carry of handguns at Texas A&M system universities and agencies. Board of regents chairman Cliff Thomas asked but did not receive any requests to change recommendations made by university presidents and agency leaders.   Starting August 1, concealed carry will be allowed in classrooms and residence halls. Policies differ […]

Three Plea Agreements Announced By Brazos County DA’s Office

A Bryan man’s reaction to hearing his girlfriend say she was ending their relationship has admitted to multiple charges. As part of a plea agreement with the Brazos County district attorney’s office, Logan McMann will have to do at least nine years in prison as part of an 18 year sentence. That’s after the October […]

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