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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!

Groundbreaking Of College Station’s New Police Headquarters

Speakers at the groundbreaking of the new College Station police headquarters on November 16, 2018 are interim city manager Jeff Capps, mayor Karl Mooney, police chief Scott McCollum, Cris Ruebush of PGAL architects, and Vaughn Construction project manager Kevin Rosprim. Listen to “Groundbreaking of the new College Station police headquarters” on Spreaker.

No Phone Or Internet At Almost All CSISD Campuses & Buildings Friday Afternoon

Almost all College Station school district campuses and buildings spent Friday afternoon without phones and internet. A CSISD spokesman says during the noon hour, a fiber was cut by the contractor at the site of the Ringer Library expansion. Only Consolidated High School and the CSISD central office had phone and internet service. The repairs […]

City Of Bryan Project Update

Bryan city council members hear the stalemate is continuing with the local cable TV provider about moving overhead lines underground. City manager Kean Register reported Suddenlink and its parent company, Altice, has not started the relocation along South College where other improvements were completed earlier this year. Register says Frontier Communications continues to move its […]

College Station Council Studying The Creation of An Electric Utility Advisory Board

As the College Station city council prepares to receive two new members and a new city manager starts soon, an advisory board might be created to oversee the city’s electric utility. $105 million dollars, close to half of the city’s revenue, comes from the more than electric department’s more than 42,000 customers. One of the […]

Texas A&M System Board Of Regents Approve $166 Million Of Building Projects Affecting The Flagship

The Texas A&M system board of regents has approved $166 million dollars of building projects affecting the flagship institution. The largest of the eight projects, is the $86 million dollar makeover of an 18 story building in Houston that will become home of a joint health science center-college of engineering program. The system’s vice chancellor […]

Bryan Man Booked In The Brazos County Jail 69 Times

The 69th time a Bryan man has been booked in the Brazos County jail, he’s accused of trying to steal $1,400 dollars of copper wire at two in the morning from a BTU power plant. Weather conditions included a wind chill of 29 degrees at the time 46 year old Elijah Bass III was on […]

Roof Repairs At College Station City Hall

At the same meeting the College Station city council approved the design of the new city hall, the council approved $350,000 dollars to replace the roofs at the current city hall and annex. The replacements are due to hail damage last March that has resulted in summer and fall rains pouring into the buildings. The […]

Two Brazos County Jail Inmates Face New Criminal Charges

Two Brazos County jail inmates face new criminal charges following incidents at the detention center. 33 year old Brandon Reed of Bryan, who is awaiting trial in two murders…one in November of 2015 and another in April of 2016….was charged with beating another inmate last August. According to the arrest report, the victim was struck […]

College Station Bridge And Street Closures For Friday

The Texas Department of Transportation’s Bryan district office announced the Southwest Parkway bridge over the freeway will be closed Friday, starting at 9 a.m. Asphalt resurfacing that was scheduled to take place during nighttime hours was moved to daytime hours due to cold temperatures. The repaving is supposed to be completed by early Friday afternoon. […]

Departure Of Veteran Bryan Councilman And The Introduction Of A New Councilman

The end of Tuesday night’s Bryan city councilman meeting was a tribute to departing councilman Ben Hardeman and the swearing in of his successor, Brent Hairston. Hardeman was given a number of gifts. Among them, was a custom made replica of the rotating crown of the Queen Theatre sign, acknowledging Hardeman’s countless hours in the […]

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