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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!

Final Action On B/CS MPO Highway Plan Scheduled For Monday

The Bryan-College Station’s metropolitan planning organization’s (MPO) policy board will consider adopting their 2050 highway plan Monday afternoon. MPO executive director, Dan Rudge, says the final recommendations come after ten public meetings and more than 2,000 comments. Rudge says the plan also takes into account what local developers might do in the year 2050, the […]

Street Work Starting Saturday At Villa Maria & Carter Creek In Bryan

From the city of Bryan: To accommodate traffic signal improvements, the installation of new accessible sidewalks, and a new roadway surface at the intersection of East Villa Maria Road (FM 1179) and Carter Creek Parkway, intermittent lane closures will begin this Saturday, June 24, 2017. Once complete, this Capital Improvement Project (CIP) will provide not […]

Arrests Of Repeat Offenders And Accused Theft Of Credit Cards

A Bryan man previously warned to stay away from a College Station apartment complex was arrested after he was found in another vacant unit. According to the arrest report, 27 year old Tamont Givens is accused of having $7,600 dollars of stolen property from a neighboring unit at The Marc apartments on Harvey Road. According […]

CS School Board Slated To Consider Final Action In July On New Campus Boundary Policy

College Station school board members could take final action next month on a first ever policy to establish a formal procedure for adjusting campus boundaries. Four trustees who attended this week’s meeting…Valerie Jochen, Jeff Harris, Quinn Williams, and Michael Schaefer…had no opposition to the latest draft. Click HERE to read and download the draft policy […]

Proposed Closing Of Bryan Railroad Crossing Dominates Town Hall Meeting

Opponents were heard Wednesday night at a gathering about the idea of closing the Groesbeck Street railroad crossing in Bryan. Councilman Reuben Marin, who sponsored the town hall focusing on the proposed downtown quiet zone, wants members of the downtown quiet zone advisory committee to hear from those speakers. Click HERE to read and download […]

Bryan School Board Awards Contract For Rudder High Expansion And Renovation

An expansion at Bryan’s Rudder high school is now on an extremely fast track. That follows board approval this week of a $3,043,332 dollar contract to add a building for Rudder’s ag program and renovate three existing portable buildings to expand cosmetology and barber programs. Windsor says all the options were included in the contract, […]

United Way Of The Brazos Valley Closes Its 2016-2017 Community Campaign

United Way of the Brazos Valley will be distributing $625,000 dollars to member agencies. That’s $175,000 short of this year’s goal. Incoming United Way board chair Debbie Eller says one factor that led to decreased giving was the increase in the number of opportunities that are available. President Alison Prince says agencies will be getting […]

College Station School Board Gets Update On 2017-18 Budget

The College Station school board had its first update on developing next year’s budget since the end of the state legislature’s regular session. Click HERE to read and download the budget presentation given at Tuesday’s CSISD board meeting. Superintendent Clark Ealy complemented the Texas House for its efforts…which have been blocked so far by the […]

U.S. Senate Releases Its Version Of Obamacare Repeal And Replace

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama’s health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase tax boosts that Obama imposed on high-earners and medical companies to finance his expansion of coverage. The bill would provide less-generous tax credits to help people buy […]

Evacuation And Street Closure After Contractor Hits Natural Gas Line

Update: Atmos Energy reported at 7 p.m. temporary repairs were completed, allowing those who were evacuated to return to their residences and reopen three of four lanes of Southwest Parkway. Original story: A handful of families are displaced following a natural gas leak in College Station. Atmos Energy spokesman Chace Murphy says about 2:30 p.m. […]

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