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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!

Bryan Man Admits To Two Murders

Consecutive life sentences in prison is the punishment for a Bryan man who admitted to murdering two women on the same day on the east and west sides of Bryan. 31 year old Danny Diaz admitted to stabbing Ashley Garcia and striking Vanessa Gonzales with his car. Brazos County district attorney Jarvis Parsons says they […]

Second Plea And Sentencing In May 2014 Fatality Crash In West Bryan

A second Bryan resident is headed to prison for their part in a traffic related death three years ago. The Brazos County district attorney’s office reported as part of a plea agreement with 25 year old Ana Zuniga, she was sentenced to four years for manslaughter in the death of German Rodarte. Rodarte was a […]

CS School Board Continues Discussion On New Policy For Future Campus Boundary Changes

For the fourth consecutive month, the College Station school board has discussed their first written policy addressing future changes to campus boundary zones. During last week’s board meeting, superintendent Clark Ealy reviewed trigger points to discuss boundary changes. One is building utilization and another is the percentage of low income students on each campus. While […]

Another Late Night For Texas Lawmakers

Texas Senate revives full bathroom bill with late-night move AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Texas’ Republican-controlled Legislature is tying itself in knots over a transgender “bathroom bill.” The state Senate voted 21-10 vote after 1 a.m. Wednesday to attach rules requiring transgender Texans to use public restrooms corresponding to their birth-certificate gender onto an otherwise unrelated […]

Bryan Police Update

Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about a pair of crashes Tuesday morning involving a train, this week’s Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign, a new BPD video about what to do when you are stopped by the police, Wednesday’s visit in the twin cities by […]

Galveston Funeral Burial Postponed Because A Body Was Found In What Was Supposed To Be An Empty Grave

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) _ A Southeast Texas man says he and his family had left a memorial service for his mother and were en route to a cemetery to bury her when he learned an unknown body was found in the family plot. Mike Lamb told The Galveston County Daily News a headstone has been […]

Bryan Police Investigating Two Robberies

A local man intending to buy an undisclosed item in a Bryan neighborhood Friday night lost his money and he landed in the emergency room. The victim told police he grabbed on the suspects car when they started to drive away. The victim, who was in the 500 block of West Duncan, was dragged a […]

South College Station Housing Developer Announces Road Improvements

Major road improvements are coming to a congested area of south College Station. That’s what the College Station planning and zoning commission heard, before endorsing a rezoning that is proposed to bring 1,500 more single family homes to an area bordered by Arrington Road and Greens Prairie West. One of three consultants who spoke to […]

Theft Victim Catches Suspected Thieves & Police Arrest Two More Drivers With Lengthy Records

A College Station man returned to jail last weekend, three months after admitting in court to cutting his mother with a knife a year and a half ago. 19 year old Deanthony Williams was one of two men arrested Saturday night on charges of selling a stolen Xbox in the parking lot of the College […]

Split Votes & Decisions On Requiring Seat Belts On School Buses

There is differing reaction from the Bryan and College Station school districts and area lawmakers to state legislation that is headed to the governor calling for school buses to have seat belts. Quoting a Bryan ISD spokesman, “At this time we’re just monitoring the situation. We’ll see what happens.” In College Station ISD, a spokesman […]

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