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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!

Two Arrests Follow Gunfire Outside College Station’s Days Inn Motel

The College Station police department’s SWAT and hostage negotiations teams surrounded a local motel Friday night following a report of gunfire. 90 minutes after surrounding the Days Inn on Texas near Southwest Parkway, two people were arrested. According to CSPD investigators, an argument between a man and a woman led to the woman firing a […]

Navasota Junior High Student Not At School The Day After Being Removed For Bringing A Pellet Gun To School

Update: A Navasota junior high school student who was removed from a classroom Thursday after bringing a pellet gun to school was not on campus on Friday. A classmate notified administrators of the weapon, which was found in a backpack. Superintendent Stu Musick told WTAW News what will happen to the student depends on the […]

Texas A&M Alumnus Rick Perry Visits The RELLIS Campus

Former Texas governor and current U.S. energy secretary Rick Perry paid a visit to his alma mater Friday. During a stop on the A&M system’s RELLIS campus, Perry says he promotes federal agreements with A&M whenever he can. Perry, who toured the system’s new Center for Infrastructure Renewal, noted A&M has an agreement with India […]

Bryan City Council Approves New Regulations On What’s Commonly Called Stealth Dorms And Aggie Shacks

After 14 months of research, meetings, and public hearings, the city of Bryan now has regulations regarding what’s officially known as detached shared housing. More commonly known as stealth dorms and aggie shacks, they will require a conditional use permit in all residential areas except multi-family. The structures, which have a minimum of four bedrooms […]

Resignation Of Caldwell High School Teacher Accused Of Having An Improper Relationship With A Student

A science teacher at Caldwell high school has resigned following her arrest on a charge of having an improper relationship with a student. Caldwell ISD superintendent Andrew Peters issued a statement that he accepted Jaime Goforth’s resignation and that a retired science teacher has been hired for the remainder of the school year. Goforth, who […]

Bryan’s Mayor Calls For Volunteers To Wrap Up The Restoration Of The Historic Queen Theatre

For eight years, volunteers have been the backbone of the restoration of downtown Bryan’s Queen Theatre. At the end of Tuesday night’s Bryan council meeting, Ben Hardeman brought up the grand reopening on the first Friday in May. That led Mayor Andrew Nelson to put out a call for volunteers to get Hardeman, who has […]

Austin City Council Approves Mandating Sick Leave For Many Private Businessowners

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ City Council members have approved an ordinance requiring all non-government employers in Austin to offer workers paid sick leave, becoming the first city in Texas to do so. The Austin City Council voted 9-2 Friday morning in favor of the ordinance, which will take effect Oct. 1. The vote comes after […]

DPS Director Reverses Decision To Lay Off Older Troopers

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The Texas Department of Public Safety is reversing plans to lay off more than 100 older state troopers as a means of hitting mandated budget cuts. DPS Director Steve McCraw said in a memo to employees Thursday that the agency won’t move forward with the reduction in force, which had been […]

A McLennan County Commissioner Hasn’t Been At A Meeting Since Last September

WACO, Texas (AP) – A county commissioner in east-central Texas has now missed 16 meetings in a row. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports that McLennan County Precinct 2 Commissioner Lester Gibson has attended 23 of the last 58 meetings and hasn’t made one this year. He last attended a commissioners meeting Sept. 19. There are no […]

Additional Bryan Police Officers Have Been At Some Bryan ISD Campuses This Week

Before, during, and after the mass shooting at a high school in Florida, there’s been an increased security presence at Bryan High School. That’s after the school district notified police last week of a threat that was supposed to be carried out on Thursday. The school district removed the students who made the threat last […]

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