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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!

Texas AG Returns To Court In His Criminal Case

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) _ Prosecutors say Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is not entitled to records from the secret grand jury proceedings that led to his felony indictments on securities fraud charges. Paxton appeared Tuesday in court in McKinney for the second time since being indicted in July on charges of defrauding wealthy investors in […]

DPS Trooper Arrested Then Fired

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ A Texas trooper has been fired after being accused of stopping a driver for speeding and offering her $300 to have sex with him. The Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday announced the dismissal of Christopher Champion just hours after his arrest and release. The 31-year-old Champion was arrested Monday […]

National Parks Photography Exhibit Opens At The Bush Library & Museum

The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum unveiled a new exhibit Monday that is centered around the centennial anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016. Photographer Mark Burns spent five years taking pictures from each of America’s 59 national parks. A portion of the exhibit also pays tribute to early painters and photographers. The […]

Texas 10th Court of Appeals Hearing Cases At Blinn’s Bryan Campus Wednesday

The Texas 10th Court of Appeals returns to the Blinn College Bryan campus to hear cases on Wednesday. The public is invited to watch any of the four appeals. Two civil and one criminal case originated in Brazos County and one civil case originated in Robertson County. The appearance, hosted by Blinn’s legal assistant program, […]

Three Area TxDOT Public Hearings Scheduled In Next Two Weeks

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is holding three informational open houses over the next two weeks regarding future projects of interest to area motorists. Two are taking place Tuesday, December 1. A gathering in Navasota is to collect input about improving and removing crossovers on Highway 6 from south of Navasota to the Waller […]

Brazos County Courthouse Evacuated Following Bomb Threat

7:45 p.m. update: Brazos County sheriff Chris Kirk announced an all clear, that nothing was found inside or around the courthouse following a detailed search by bomb-sniffing dogs. 4 p.m. update: Brazos County sheriff Chris Kirk says the courthouse and surrounding side streets remain closed as they’re waiting for bomb sniffing dogs to arrive to […]

Traffic Stops & Unattended Gunfire Lead To Arrests

An Iola man awaiting five criminal trials in Brazos County was arrested Friday afternoon in College Station on multiple charges. According to the arrest report, the car driven by 29 year old Samuel Herrera was stopped because the temporary tag belonged to a SUV. While speaking with the driver, the officer spotted two large folding […]

Blinn College Trustees Last Meeting Without Brazos County Members Approves New Student Housing in Brenham

Two Brazos County appointees to the Blinn College board of trustees officially join the governing body Tuesday. But they were on the sideline as the Washington County members of the board held a special meeting Monday where approval was given to negotiate with a private company to develop new student housing on the Brenham campus. […]

CS Council Discusses Regulations For Ride Sharing Companies

The College Station city council’s next meeting is scheduled to include possible action on new regulations for ride sharing companies like Uber. There was no opposition during a review of the proposal on transportation network companies, or TNC, during the last council meeting. Ashley Nettles of the city manager’s office explained differences between TNC’s and […]

BTU Announces Start of Power Line Reconstruction

From BTU: Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) has contracted with Mesa Line Services to perform reconstruction of the Atkins-Briarcrest 69kV transmission line. The reconstruction is needed to support growth in the area and to help with electric reliability. The construction work will extend from Goessler Road along Villa Maria to the Wellborn Road intersection. The contractor […]

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