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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!

Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley Announces Grant Recipients & 2017 Tribute Luncheon Honorees

The Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley (CFBV) has announced awarding six grants to local non-profits and three people who will be honored next April at the organization’s 2017 Tribute Luncheon. CFBV president Patricia Gerling says the grant recipients are (1) Aggieland Pregnancy Outreach for new software and computer upgrades, (2) Brazos Valley Personal Energy […]

Two Non-Students Arrested Outside Texas A&M MSC Tuesday Night

Texas A&M police (UPD) report two arrests were made Tuesday night outside the Memorial Student Center during an appearance by National Policy Institute founder Richard Spencer. UPD Lt. Allan Baron says one was arrested for felony assault of a public servant and misdemeanor charges of interfering with public duties and resisting arrest. The second person […]

Texas AG Rules Brazos County Courthouse Stays Off Limits To Firearms

Brazos County has won its appeal to the Texas Attorney General’s office to keep a ban on visitors with handguns from walking into the courthouse. According to an AG’s letter to county officials, modifying the signs outside the building was all that was required. Click HERE to read and download the Texas Attorney General’s letter, […]

In Person & Online Opportunities To Provide Input About Hiring Bryan ISD’s Next Superintendent

Bryan school district officials have announced the school board’s consultants assisting in the hiring of the next superintendent will be available to take your comments next week. Representatives of the Texas Association of School Boards will be at the district’s performing arts center…the former civic auditorium…next Wednesday and Thursday (December 14 and 15) from 10 […]

United Way of the Brazos Valley Update

The executive director of Scotty’s House child advocacy center, Cary Baker, joins United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince and WTAW’s Bill Oliver.  

State Senator Schwertner’s Second Attempt At Changing Community Hospital Regulations

For the second consecutive legislative session, there is an attempt to give state government authority to protect community hospitals from closure as the result of fraud or mismanagement by a corrupt hospital administrator. State senator Charles Schwertner, whose district includes Brazos County, says current state law mandates hospitals that are guilty of fraud are subject […]

Blinn College Announces Resignation of Brazos County Trustee Nancy Berry

Blinn College has announced the resignation of one of two Brazos County members of the board of trustees. Former College Station mayor Nancy Berry is stepping down at the end of this month, as she transitions into her newly elected position on the Brazos County Commissioners Court. Berry and former Bryan city councilwoman Ann Horton […]

CSISD Hosting National Consultant on STAAR Tests & New A-F Rating System

All school districts and campuses in Texas starting next school year will be rated on an “A” through “F” grading scale. To prepare for those changes, the College Station school district is hosting a meeting Tuesday night featuring a national consultant. Superintendent Clark Ealy says the purpose of the meeting is how the letter grade…which […]

A Second Texas Republican Member of the Electoral College Won’t Vote for Trump

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A Republican member of the Electoral College from Texas says he won’t cast one of his state’s 38 electoral votes for Donald Trump. Dallas paramedic Chris Suprun previously said he would support Trump. But he said Monday that the president-elect’s postelection attacks on the First Amendment and the American electoral process […]

Former CS Small Business Office Manager Admits To Stealing Thousands

A Bryan woman has admitted stealing more than $7,000 dollars from her former employer. According to the arrest report from College Station police, 28 year old Allison Renee Smith told investigators she took the money between last December and August after her children’s father stopped paying child support due to illness. The owner of the […]

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