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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!

Brazos County Proposes First Subdivision Regulation Changes Since 2001

For the first time since 2001, Brazos County commissioners will be considering changes in its regulations for future residential subdivisions. County engineer Alan Munger says it reflects the changes in the type of residential construction outside of city limits the past 15 years. The county worked with the cities of Bryan and College Station and […]

Father Arrested For Causing Severe Injuries To His Seven Week Old Son

A College Station man was arrested Saturday for causing serious bodily injury to his seven week old son. College Station police reported the baby was taken from local hospital to Temple in stable condition with a fractured skull and at least one broken rib. According to the arrest report, a detective believes 21 year old […]

Softball Game Ends When A Handgun Is Drawn

A softball game Saturday evening at Sue Haswell Park in Bryan ended abruptly when one of the players pulled out a handgun from his waistband and pointed it at the head of another player. According to the arrest report from Bryan police, 30 year old Crispin Urbano, Jr. stepped in an unidentified dispute between the […]

High Speed Chase From Wixon Valley To Bryan

DPS troopers were involved in a high speed chase Saturday night that started in Wixon Valley ended in Bryan when the SUV went airborne and crashed. According to the arrest report, 65 year old John Webber II of Bryan was ejected but was found alert and lying on the pavement with road rash. Webber also […]

Bryan Fire Department Update

Deputy fire marshal William Bouse of the Bryan fire department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about last Sunday’s oil tank fire and safety reminders with the upcoming July 4th holiday and summer heat.  

Blinn College Receives More T-STEM Scholarship Money

For the fourth time, Blinn College has been given state funding that can provide students the money to pay for two years of education. Spokesman Richard Bray says new, transfer, and current Blinn students can apply for their piece of the nearly $400,000 dollar pie. Bray says the application deadline for the T-STEM scholarship is […]

Bryan Police Investigating Attempted Kidnapping On Church Playground & Pawn Store Armed Robbery

Attempted kidnapping report from Bryan police: On June 23, 2016 at approximately 12:00 p.m. officers responded to the First United Methodist Church located at 506 E. 28th St. for a possible attempted kidnapping that occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. At this time we know that three children between the ages of 8-10 were playing on […]

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds UT Admissions Program

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race has survived another round at the Supreme Court. The justices on Thursday upheld the Texas program by a 4-3 vote. The university considers race among many factors in admitting the last quarter of incoming freshmen classes. Texas fills most of the […]

Obama Immigration Plan, Challenged By Texas & 25 Other States, Blocked By U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) _ A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama’s immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation. The justices’ one-sentence opinion on Thursday effectively kills the plan for the duration of Obama’s presidency. A tie vote sets no national precedent but leaves in […]

Third of Four CS Bank Robbery Suspects Is Arrested

From College Station police regarding a third arrest in last week’s armed robbery of the Commerce National Bank on University: On 06/22/16 at approximately 5:50 PM, as a part of their continued investigation, detectives with the College Station Police Department in cooperation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Houston Police Department were able […]

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