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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!

Green Dye, Not Anti-Freeze, Entered Bryan’s Burton Creek

Green water spotted in Burton Creek south of SFA middle school in Bryan on Monday was not anti-freeze as reported to the fire department. Public works director Jayson Barfknecht says it was non-toxic green dye that was used after unclogging a city sewer main north of the school. The Bryan fire department was joined by […]

Blinn College Trustees Move Ahead With Construction Projects In Bryan And Brenham

Blinn College trustees are moving head with major construction projects in Bryan and Brenham. Approval was given during the board’s January meeting to seek competitive sealed proposals from contractors for services related to cast stone replacement and exterior wall rehabilitation at six buildings on Bryan’s Villa Maria campus. That work, which is estimated to cost […]

Texas A&M System Chancellor Visits The A&M Faculty Senate

Speakers at January’s meeting of the Texas A&M University faculty senate included A&M system chancellor John Sharp. Sharp’s remarks began with a preview of the legislative session that recently started. Questions from members of the faculty senate included addressing the continued growth in student enrollment. The chancellor said that’s the responsibility of president Michael Young. […]

UPDATE: Bryan Fire Investigators Looking Into What Police Label Is An Arson

Statement from First Baptist Church-Bryan: There was a very small incident that was immediately handled by our church safety team. There was no damage to the church, no arrests have been made and no charges have been filed. We continue to cooperate with the fire marshal’s office during their investigation. Original story: Bryan firefighters are […]

Bryan Man Admits To Intoxication Manslaughter & College Station Man Sentenced For Threatening To Kill His Girlfriend

A Bryan man has admitted to drunk driving in a crash that killed a Bryan woman. 26 year old Juan Hernandez was sentenced to 15 years after pleading guilty to intoxication manslaughter. In March of last year, Hernandez was going nearly 100 miles per hour on Highway 21 west of the freeway when the SUV […]

College Station Police Respond To Driver Acting “Weird”

Saturday night traffic at Holleman and George Bush East was stopped by a motorist who was in the street acting erratically. According to the arrest report from College Station police, multiple calls were received that a man was doing “weird stuff” like yoga and dancing. The man drove away before officers arrived, but he stopped […]

American Momentum Bank Enters The West Texas Market

News release from American Momentum Bank: American Momentum Bank, a Texas-chartered banking association headquartered in College Station, completed its acquisition of Commercial State Bank on January 18, 2019. Midland-based Commercial State Bank, with $676 million in assets as of December 31, 2018, has seven locations in West Texas, including in Midland, Andrews, Odessa, Lubbock and […]

United Way Of The Brazos Valley Update

Kat Gammon of United Way of the Brazos Valley visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about an online contest promoting the 2-1-1 Texas information service. Listen to “United Way of the Brazos Valley update, January 21 2019” on Spreaker.

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