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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!

Freeway Traffic Backed Up By Motorcycle Crash

A Madisonville man is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after crashing his motorcycle on the freeway during the Monday afternoon commute. College Station police report the cause of the wreck, located near the Southwest Parkway overpass, is unknown. The 21 year old man riding the cycle was not wearing a helmet. The crash was reported just […]

Blinn College Trustees Get First Look At FY 16 Budget

For the first time in several years, there could be a decrease in fall enrollment at Blinn College. But the first draft of next year’s Blinn budget forecasts an additional $10 million dollars of revenue without having to increase taxes for property owners in Washington County. During the first round of questions from the board […]

Primary Election Next Year For Most Brazos County Republicans

We’re more than a year away from choosing state representatives, and most Brazos County Republican voters will be involved in a primary election. Former College Station councilman Jess Fields has announced he’s seeking the House district 14 seat now held by John Raney. Fields has spent the last two years working at the Texas Public […]

Familiar Face Chosen As Bryan’s New Neighborhood & Youth Outreach Coordinator

For the first time in two years, the city of Bryan has a neighborhood and youth outreach coordinator. Former Aggie and NFL running back Bubba Bean fills the vacancy left by the death of Ronnie Jackson in July 2013. After retiring from pro football, Bean worked at Texas A&M and owned a construction company. News […]

Texas Attorney General Is Jailed Following Grand Jury Indictment

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) _ The latest on Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who has been charged with felony securities fraud (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has been booked at a Dallas-area jail on felony charges alleging that he misled investors before becoming the state’s top lawyer. Paxton arrived at the […]

Nash Street Closed For Two Weeks Starting Monday

From the city of Bryan: Beginning on Monday, August 3, 2015, Nash Street, from Broadmoor to Villa Maria, will be closed to construct drainage improvements. The construction is expected to last approximately 2 weeks, and will be reopened prior to Blinn classes resuming. Broadmoor will be accessible from E. William Joel Bryan Parkway (FM 158) […]

Kids Arrested For Stealing From 17 Unlocked Vehicles

Three boys between the ages of 11 and 14 are back with their parents after College Station police arrested them Sunday morning for burglarizing at least 17 unlocked vehicles. Police, who were tipped by a citizens report, discovered the victims lived along Southwest Parkway between Welsh and Wellborn.

Trooper in Sandra Bland Arrest Had Been Disciplined

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The Texas trooper who arrested a black Chicago-area area woman after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop had been cautioned about “unprofessional conduct” in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper. The disciplinary entry regarding Trooper Brian Encinia of the Texas Department of Public Safety was […]

Do You Know This Person?

Bryan police has released video of a theft that took place June 5 at Sodolak’s Grocery on San Jacinto. If you recognize this person please contact Officer A. Olivarez at 979-209-5394 or Brazos County Crime Stoppers at 979-775-TIPS. Refer to Case #15-0600239

CS Parking Lot Argument Leads to Aggravated Assault Arrest

An argument in the parking lot of a College Station apartment complex Friday night resulted in an arrest on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. College Station police responded just after 8 p.m. to the Peppertree Apartments on Longmire on the report of a woman trying to stab a man. Officers were […]

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