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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!

Online Customer Survey About Texas A&M Transportation Services Continues Through Monday

Customers of Texas A&M Transportation Services are invited to participate in the agency’s annual survey. That includes those who ride A&M buses, use parking lots, and/or take advantage of alternative transportation services that include rental bicycles and vehicles. Communications director Melissa Melissa Maraj says in addition to finding out about employee performance, survey results are […]

Arrests For Injuring Two Children And Vehicle Burglaries

A College Station man is in jail on charges of injuring two young children on Super Bowl Sunday. According to arrest reports from College Station police, 32 year old Bradley Dean Smith punched a four year old in the stomach so hard the child started screaming…and slammed his seven year old brother to the ground […]

Five Brazos Valley Sonic Restaurants Listed In Data Breach Settlement

Five Sonic Drive-In’s in the Brazos Valley were among 325 restaurants hit by a third party cyber attack two years ago. A more than $4 million dollar settlement has been reached to end a class action lawsuit. Sonic denied all claims, but agreed to the settlement as a compromise to end the lawsuit. This involves […]

The Week After Bar Fights Around The Northgate District And Downtown Bryan

The week following bar fights involving gunfire and serious injuries, businessowners around College Station’s Northgate district and in downtown Bryan, the topic came up during regularly scheduled meetings with city officials. The president of the Northgate District Association, Barry Ivins, thanked the police department for the quick response to what’s been described as isolated incidents. […]

Punishment In Four Brazos County District Court Criminal Cases

The eighth time a trial date was set, a Brazos County district court jury considered the case of a Bryan man arrested four years ago for stealing from a Bryan Wal Mart store. 37 year old Robert Dwayne Jones is appealing the jury conviction that he took $200 dollars of electronics, and a seven year […]

TEEX Sharing FEMA Grant To Recoup Hurricane Harvey Costs

The Texas A&M engineering extension service (TEEX) is one of two state agencies sharing in nearly $4 million dollars to cover costs following Hurricane Harvey. FEMA has announced grants to TEEX will be given through the state division of emergency management for expenses related to searches and rescues during the first 30 days after the […]

Third Dog Bite Report This Week To College Station Police

For the third time this week, College Station police receive a dog bite report where the dog and its owner are being sought. Wednesday night on Brentwood Drive, a bicyclist on a sidewalk was crossing the entrance to the Golds Gym parking lot was attempting to pass a person walking his husky mix, when the […]

Urinating In A Texas A&M MSC Hallway Leads To An Arrest On Multiple Charges

A Bryan man recently released from prison after serving time for a third drunk driving conviction is back in jail. Texas A&M police arrested 58 year old Phillip Piolet after multiple witnesses saw him urinating on a couch in the basement of the Memorial Student Center (MSC) Tuesday afternoon…outside the choral activities office. Piolet, who […]

Missing Eight Year Old Is Found

Update: Bryan police report a missing eight year old boy has been found. Officers located Gabriel Rodriguez less than one hour after the public notification Thursday morning. It was determined that he spent the night with a friend and the friend’s family believed he had permission to be there. BPD reports Rodriguez was returning home […]

Texas A&M Faculty Senate Receives An Update From The VP/Research

As early as next year, Texas A&M could reach a milestone in research funding. Comments from vice president of research Mark Barteau at the last A&M faculty senate meeting included the possibility of passing the $1 billion dollar mark. Last year’s research funding reached $922 million, and the year before that $900 million dollars. The […]

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