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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!

Maverick 102.7 Coming to the Bryan Broadcasting Family

A new member of the Bryan Broadcasting family debuts about a month from now. Vice President and General Manager Ben Downs says Maverick 102.7 will feature country music that he describes as “Straight ahead Nashville…we’re gonna play the hits.” Maverick will also have similarities with its Bryan Broadcasting partner stations, featuring public service and a […]

Wednesday Morning Wrecks Shut Down B/CS Streets

A couple of major streets have been shut down Wednesday morning due to crashes. Near downtown Bryan, Texas and Martin Luther King was closed due after the driver of a disabled vehicle got out and he was struck by a truck. The victim is listed in stable condition at St. Joseph’s after receiving serious injuries. […]

Another Hot Car Death in Texas Results in Another Arrest

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (AP) _ North Texas police say they’ve charged a man in the death of his granddaughter for leaving the child in a hot vehicle for eight hours after forgetting to take her to day care. North Richland Hills police said in a release Wednesday that 59-year-old James Hollingsworth is charged with […]

College Station Mayor Nancy Berry on The Infomaniacs

College Station Mayor Nancy Berry visited with Scott DeLucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs Wednesday, July 23. Topics included items on the agenda for the council meeting Thursday night, July 24.

State Representatives Raney & Kacal on The Infomaniacs

Brazos County state representatives John Raney and Kyle Kacal visited with Scott DeLucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs Wednesday, July 23. Raney and Kacal spoke about their visits to the border on Tuesday and provided updates on their work with House committee assignments.  

Legal Fees in UT Regent Investigation Approaches $600K

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The bill for investigating the actions of a University of Texas System regent has totaled nearly $600,000. The Houston Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1ucM9rQ ) that Houston lawyer Rusty Hardin’s firm billed the House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations $588,000 to investigate Regent Wallace Hall. The final invoices were released […]

Bryan Police Update

Bryan police officer Kelley McKethan visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the Tip A Cop fundraiser for Special Olympics Wednesday and Thursday from 5:30 until 10 p.m. each evening at Texas Roadhouse, recruiting for the English speaking Citizens Police Academy and if you’re interested in becoming a police officer, recent BPD promotions, and the locations […]

Senator Schwertner on WTAW

State Senator Charles Schwertner of Georgetown, whose district includes Brazos County, visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about his recent appointment to chair the Health and Human Services committee, his appointment to the Finance committee, and supporting Governor Perry’s deployment of Texas National Guard troops to the border.

Prison For Producing Meth Out of a Bryan Home

A local man accused of cooking methamphetamine out of a home three blocks from Fannin school in Bryan more than two years ago is headed to prison. As jury selection was scheduled to start Monday in Brazos County district court, 38 year old Randolph Miller entered a guilty plea to possessing less than one gram […]

Two Tuesday Night Traffic Reminders

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has no plans to make Highway 21 a four lane from the Madisonville to the Brazos County line. But if you’re interested in a possible bypass around Madisonville, TxDOT is holding a public hearing Tuesday from five until seven at the convention center, which is located downtown behind the […]

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