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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!

College Station School Board Receives Building Update And Approves Deferred Maintenance Items

College Station school board members received an update at this month’s regularly scheduled meeting about building projects around the district. Facilities director Jon Hall says with the construction at the new River Bend elementary school, he’s had the luxury he’s never had before with having a few extra months. River Bend is on track to […]

United Way Of The Brazos Valley And City Of Bryan Preview Annual Hamburger Fundraiser

United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince and Alsie Bond with the city of Bryan visit with WTAW’s Chelsea Reber about Friday’s annual UWBV hamburger fry and dessert fundraiser, and the city of Bryan’s United Way workplace campaign. Listen to “Preview of United Way of the Brazos Valley/City of Bryan annual fundraiser” on […]

B/CS Chamber Hosts Candidates Forum

The Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce hosted a local candidates forum Monday night at the George Bush Presidential Library & Museum. Speakers included candidates for the contested College Station city council and school board seats, Brazos County commission, and Brazos County positions in the Texas legislature.                   […]

Crash Claims Traffic Signals At 29th And Coulter In Bryan

Bryan police report traffic signals at 29th and Coulter could be out the rest of the week. That follows a crash at 2 a.m. Monday morning. You’re reminded to consider 29th and Coulter as a four way stop. BPD reports the driver of a car failed to stay in his lane and struck the metal […]

Arts Council Of The Brazos Valley Announces New CEO

From the Arts Council of the Brazos Valley: The Arts Council, representing the arts, culture and heritage of the Brazos Valley, announced today the selection of Sylvia McMullen as its next chief executive officer. Sylvia most recently served as Student HireAbility Navigator with the Brazos Valley Council of Governments preparing a three-year strategic plan of […]

Bryan Based Ministry Hosting Luncheon About A New Project In El Salvador

For nearly 15 years, the Bryan based ministry Shelter the Homeless International Projects…or SHIP…has operated an orphanage in El Salvador. Spokeswoman Sara Horton says as the number of orphans are going down, their property is being converted to an elementary school. SHIP is holding an informational luncheon about the project on October 30th. There is […]

Update On Three Local Road Projects

Since the first week of September, I&GN Road was closed between Capstone and Graham. Brazos County road and bridge operations manager Gary Arnold says engineers are still collecting information about the cause of a crack in the pavement along a guardrail next to an 18 foot ditch. A mile away, the city of College Station […]

FM 50 Closed In Washington County Following Fatal Crash

FM 50 was closed Wednesday from south of Snook to Independence. That’s after a three vehicle crash on 50 south of the Yegua Creek bridge in Washington County. DPS reports the collision happened after a southbound car crossed the center line and sideswiped a box truck. The car then struck a semi tanker trailer. The […]

Scotty’s House Child Advocacy Center Introduces Sawyer

Scotty’s House child advocacy center, which serves abused children throughout the Brazos Valley, now has a facilities dog. Director Cary Baker, who is the fulltime handler for Sawyer, says he can be at any stage of what children are going through. Baker says this is another way Scotty’s House can make the process of an […]

Updated Brazos County Tax Office Website

As the Brazos County tax assessor’s office starts the process of mailing 109,000 property tax bills, the brazostax.org website has been updated to make it easier to pay online. Tax assessor-collector Kristy Roe told county commissioners this week that all functions on the revamped website also work on smartphones. Roe expects her staff will be […]

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