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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!

Food Truck Park Coming to College Station

The College Station city council has directed staff to develop regulations to allow a group of food trucks to park on the same lot. James Benham promoted the idea of the food truck park at University and South College at the home of the former Albertson’s store. He talked about what he saw in Portland […]

Kyle Field Update

Promises made the last couple of years about the new Kyle Field were repeated again Friday. Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp and project representatives said once again that construction is on time and on budget, there’s enough women’s restrooms, and there will be enough cell phone capacity for texts and photos and social media. […]

Blue Bell Update & 2nd Ice Cream Manufacturer Announces Recall

Blue Bell ice cream’s Twitter account was established in July 2011. But the first post wasn’t made until this past Tuesday, April 21. Through Friday, 45 tweets have come from the @ILoveBlueBell account. The most recent, were an employee video and an group employee photo from the home plant in Brenham. A heartfelt message from […]

Four Finalists Announced For Blinn College District President

Blinn College news release from board of trustees president Douglas Borchardt: The Blinn College Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the selection of four finalists for the presidency of Blinn College who were recruited from a rich pool of candidates from throughout the state, region and nation. Your contribution to the many accomplishments achieved […]

MSC OPAS Announces Lineup For Season 43

The 43rd season of MSC OPAS was announced to current season ticket holders Thursday evening. There are five events in the Main Stage series, five on the Intimate Gatherings series, two on the OPAS JR series, two on the OPAS Family series, a special event, and a tease of at least one more event that […]

Senators Schwertner & Kolkhorst Named to Budget Conference Committee

The state senator who represents Brazos County, Charles Schwertner, has been named to the conference committee that will work out the next state budget. Also appointed were senators Lois Kolkhorst of Brenham, Joan Huffman of Houston, Jane Nelson of Flower Mound, and Chuy Hinojosa of McAllen. News release from Senator Charles Schwertner’s office: Today, Senator […]

Bryan Fire Department Update

Bryan deputy fire marshal William Bouse visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the continuing investigation of four city trash trucks that were destroyed by fire Tuesday night.

Blinn Trustees Get More Feedback About HB 1903 and Address House Committee About HB 2621

Blinn College trustees during Tuesday’s monthly meeting received more feedback about proposed state legislation to restrict spending revenue to the campus where it’s generated. After receiving proclamations for national championship programs, the sponsors of the Brenham based cheerleading and livestock judging teams called on the board to continue funding their programs. That’s a reference to […]

Crash Closes Northbound Freeway in Bryan

A crash Thursday during the noon hour in the northbound lanes of the freeway in Bryan injured two people and diverted traffic to the frontage road. Bryan police report a truck towing a trailer just past the Highway 21 exit started swerving due to an unbalanced load. The truck lost control and rolled in the […]

Have You Seen This Person?

News release from the College Station police department: In August 2014, representatives from a local church met with police officials regarding an employee who was alleged to have stolen funds over a period of time. During an extensive follow up investigation, detectives with the College Station Police Department were able to determine that the suspect […]

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