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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!

CSISD Board Awards Contract To Build Elementary School #10 On A 6-1 Vote

A rare no vote on the College Station school board took place at Tuesday’s monthly meeting. Michael Schaefer voted against the contract to proceed with building CSISD’s tenth elementary school, which was approved by voters in a 2015 bond issue. Schaefer considered spending almost $2.7 million dollars over the original budget as excessive. When board […]

UPDATE: Proposed Residential Development In East Bryan Will Include Services From College Station

Original story: There will be a unique group of utilities serving a proposed east Bryan housing development. During the Bryan city council’s second public hearing on the voluntary annexation request for the proposed Yaupon Trails community at Highway 30 and Hardy Weedon Road, city manager Kean Register brought up sewer services will be provided by […]

Harvey Update

HARVEY-GEORGE STRAIT VISITS ROCKPORT ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) _ Country superstar George Strait has offered messages of encouragement to his neighbors in a South Texas town battered by Hurricane Harvey. Strait was joined by Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday in Rockport, a town of about 10,000 near where Harvey made landfall Aug. 25. The Corpus Christi […]

Arrests For Assaulting Officers, Property Crimes, & DWI Motorcycle Crash

A parking complaint leads to an arrest on charges of assaulting two College Station police officers and resisting arrest. This happened Wednesday morning at 1:30 in the parking lot of Sweet Eugene’s at Harvey and George Bush East. According to the arrest report, the manager of the business wanted 25 year old Branden Dickerson of […]

Bryan School Board Awards Contracts For The Last 2014 Bond Projects

Monday night’s Bryan school board meeting included awarding the final two projects approved by voters in the 2014 bond issue. Nearly $8 million dollars will be spent to turn the former Stephen F. Austin (SFA) school building into new administration offices. BISD’s construction director, Jeff Windsor, says that’s a few hundred thousand under the original […]

Update On Bryan ISD Busing Issues

Monday night’s Bryan school board meeting included action on the board’s goals for the school year that is underway. One focus will be on transportation. Busing students in Bryan ISD has been an issue since the first day of classes. Last Friday, Bryan ISD’s careers website posted an opening for a new transportation director. Superintendent […]

Third Arrest In Williamson Park Shooting

From Bryan police: At 3:00 p.m. today Adriana Garcia was arrested in Cameron, TX. This was a coordinated effort involving Milam County Sheriff’s Office, Brazos County Sheriff’s Office and the Bryan Police Department. The three parties involved in this offense have all been arrested and unless new information comes to light no additional suspects are […]

Do You Know This Man?

From College Station police: On August 29, 2017 at approximately 4:30 PM a small tan colored truck turned left from the middle lane of southbound Texas Ave onto Walton and struck a white van full of children causing a major accident in the intersection. The tan truck stopped on Walton after the accident. A Hispanic […]

Two Texas A&M System Officials Move To The Governor’s Office

Governor Abbott has announced the hiring of two officials who were at the headquarters office of the Texas A&M System in College Station. According to a news release from the governor’s office, Tommy Williams will serve as Abbott’s senior advisor for fiscal affairs. Williams has been the system’s vice chancellor for federal and state relations. […]

Former Public Agency Executives Are In New Places

Two former leaders of local public agencies are now in new places. The former president of the Research Valley Partnership, Todd McDaniel, is now with the city of Bryan as an economic development specialist. City officials say that was one of 11 new positions created for the new city budget that begins October 1. McDaniel […]

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