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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!

98,000 Brazos County Tax Statements Are in the Mail

Some of the 98,000 Brazos County property tax statements mailed earlier this week have already arrived at their destination. Tax Assessor-Collector Kristy Roe says the first thing to check is to make sure all your properties are listed. Property owners can look at the back of their statement to learn more paying online or over […]

New College Station Police Chief is Named

News release courtesy the city of College Station: Scott McCollum has been named police chief for the City of College Station. McCollum is a 29-year veteran of the College Station Police Department and has served as interim chief since June 30, when then-Chief Jeff Capps became an assistant city manager for the organization. McCollum has […]

Brazos County District Court Criminal Convictions

A Bryan man is headed to prison for a shooting that took place during a barbecue in College Station more than five years ago. 51 year old Margarito Bustos, who had been out on bond since his arrest in April 2009, was convicted this week of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The Brazos County […]

Bedias Couple Arrested For RV Burglaries & Thefts

RV’s are the same thing as homes when it comes to burglaries. Brazos County sheriff’s deputies who responded Thursday morning to a report of suspicious activity east of Bryan led to the arrests of a Bedias couple. The man and woman were walking away from a wrecker business. 37 year old James Cates and 38 […]

Recap of St. Joseph RHC Decontamination Incident

Last month, St. Joseph Regional Health Center’s emergency department ran a drill on decontaminating a patient. The rare scenario played out for real Wednesday afternoon in dealing with a Texas A&M student. The medical director of emergency services, Dr. Brandon Lewis, says the patient had swallowed some form of cyanide, which required bringing out their […]

Twists in Bryan Council Appointments to Advisory Committees

What is normally routine, the annual appointment to volunteer advisory boards, wasn’t so ordinary at this week’s Bryan city council meeting. A portion of the council’s Tuesday afternoon workshop was spent recommending candidates. Before the council started taking final action Tuesday night, city secretary Mary Lynne Stratta announced one applicant was no longer interested in […]

Former Bryan Police Department Building Being Sold

The former home of the Bryan police department, renovated but never used as a city hall annex, is being sold. The city council has authorized the mayor to execute the sale of the building at 29th and Texas to Bryan-based Otis Instruments. Deputy City Manager Joey Dunn says the building, vacant the last five years, […]

Citizens Rescue Child Who Was Assaulted

A Bryan man working on his vehicle in the parking lot of his apartment complex put a choke hold on a man he saw knock a boy to the ground. Bryan police were sent Tuesday afternoon to a call of a disturbance with weapons in the parking lot of the Buena Vista apartments on Providence. […]

Recap of College Station Structure Fires

College Station firefighters were called to a pair of structure fires in a ten hour hour period this week. Tuesday night was a house fire east of the Emerald Forest subdivision on Indian Trail. Deputy Fire Marshal Steve Smith says a downstairs occupant was alerted by a barking dog. The fire started in a second […]

First Dallas Nurse With Ebola Being Moved to Maryland

DALLAS (AP) _ The first Dallas nurse to have contracted Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man is scheduled to be moved to a specialized medical facility in Maryland. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says 26-year-old Nina Pham will be taken Thursday from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas to the National Institutes of Health […]

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