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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!

Superintendent Tommy Wallis & Bryan School Board Consider Parting Ways

Bryan ISD superintendent Tommy Wallis and the district’s school board are considering what is being described as a “voluntary separation agreement”. The board considers taking action Monday night at 7. If approved, the board will consider appointing an interim superintendent. No details of the proposed agreement have been released. This follows the board meeting behind […]

Two Bryan Residents Arrested For The 25th Time, Evading Arrest From A Football Game Parking Lot & Robbery Report To CSPD The Day After It Happens,

Running a red light results in the second arrest in as many weeks for a Bryan woman. According to online jail records, it’s also the sixth arrest since April and 25th since 1999 for 37 year old April Thurman. A Bryan police officer stopped Thurman’s car after witnessing the driver run the red light at […]

Bryan Council Approves TxDOT Agreement & City Announces Start Of Creek Drainage Project

Business at this week’s Bryan city council meeting included approving another joint agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation. TxDOT says construction will start next summer on $2.2 million dollars of projects at six locations. The city will pay ten percent through transportation fees. Most of the money will go towards repaving Finfeather from Groesbeck […]

Bryan ISD Superintendent Has Been On Personal Leave Since September 20

Bryan school district superintendent Tommy Wallis has been on personal leave since September 20 at his request. That was among the information given by school board president Doug Wunneburger after the board ended a 4.5 hour executive session Wednesday night to discuss the superintendent’s contract.   Dr. Wunneburger did not answer other questions about the […]

Bryan Council Updated On Homebuilders Incentive Program & Overall Building Activity

85 homes have been built in Bryan this year, where builders don’t have to pay for permits and other fees. An update on the third year of Bryan’s homebuilders incentive program was given at this week’s city council workshop. The city has waived $120,000 dollars in fees to 37 builders of homes between 2,200 and […]

10 Year Prison Sentence For Kicking & Stomping A Girlfriend In The Head

Domestic violence in a Texas A&M parking lot two years ago which put a woman in the hospital results in a ten year prison sentence. In a plea agreement announced this week by the Brazos County district attorney’s office, Chad Smith admitted to repeatedly kicking and stomping his girlfriend’s head…causing her skull to be exposed. […]

Invitation To Attend CVB’s Annual Meeting Planners Showcase

Sydney Murrell of the B/CS Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the annual Meeting Planners Showcase.   Click HERE to be directed to more information from the CVB website. The 2016 Meeting Planners Showcase is November 3 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Brazos County Expo. Meeting Planners […]

Recognize These People?

From Bryan police: On 8/17/16 at 9 a.m. two suspects break into a locked vehicle in the parking lot of Planet Fitness on Briarcrest. If you recognize these two or have information about this crime contact Detective Beau Wallace at 979-209-5455 or Crime Stoppers at 979-775-TIPS. Refer to Case #16-0800700. Many people walked by as […]

Rudder High Student Assault Complaint To Police & Bryan ISD

A Rudder High School student says she was assaulted by a teacher. The Bryan police department has completed their investigation with making no arrests. The teacher has been placed on leave by the Bryan school district until their investigation is completed. BPD Sgt. Ryan Bona says no one was injured, and incorrect information about that […]

CS School Board Holds The First Of Possibly Three Special Meetings On Changing Boundaries

College Station school board members visited nearly three hours Tuesday night about changing attendance boundaries of fifth through 12th grade campuses. There will be a second meeting next Monday at 5 p.m. Dominating Tuesday’s discussion was how to move eighth graders from three buildings into two high schools. Central office administrators were directed to develop […]

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