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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!

UPDATE: K-9 Officer Credited In Capturing Suspect In DPS Trooper Capital Murder

Friday summary from The Associated Press: BRYAN, Texas (AP) _ The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Texas state trooper on Thanksgiving Day (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The police dog responsible for finding the suspect in the fatal Thanksgiving Day shooting of a Texas state trooper is being honored in social media posts […]

Texas A&M Faculty Senate Requesting Feedback On Proposal To Eliminate Free Parking For Retirees

The Texas A&M transportation services advisory committee is discussing whether to continue to allow free parking for retired faculty members. That was discussed at this month’s A&M faculty senate meeting by speaker Angie Hill Price, who is a member of the advisory committee. Dr. Price also said system rules mentions free parking in certain places […]

CS Council Majority Approves Changing Bicycle Parking Regulations

The city of College Station has required most retail and commercial business owners and developers since 2004 to provide some parking for bicycles. A majority of the city council at this week’s meeting directed staff to reduce some requirements, in order to increase options for property owners and bicyclists. A College Station city council majority […]

Third Arrest This Month Of A CS Parolee, Third Of Four Suspects Arrested In CS Robbery & Shooting, And Arrest In CS Family Violence Assault

A 22 year old College Station man out on parole has been arrested three times this month. College Station police responding to a report of a suspicious person Wednesday morning outside a home on Pine Ridge…near Lemontree Park…resulted in the arrest of Tyler Sanchez on charges of giving a fake name and violating his parole […]

Texas Woman Accused Of Mailing Bombs To President Obama & Governor Abbott

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas woman is accused of sending homemade bombs to President Barack Obama and Texas Governor Greg Abbott in 2016 that prosecutors say could have maimed or killed the two leaders. Court documents filed in district court in Houston last week show Julia Poff was indicted earlier this month on […]

Federal Judge Blocks Texas Ban Of Common Abortion Procedure

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A federal judge has blocked a new Texas law seeking to ban a commonly used second-trimester abortion method. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel extended indefinitely a temporary ban he’d previously issued. That overturns _ at least for now _ a state law that Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed in June banning […]

Congressman Formerly Representing Brazos County Apologies For Nude Photo

DALLAS (AP) _ Texas Congressman Joe Barton is apologizing after a nude photo of him circulated on social media. Barton released a statement Wednesday to the Texas Tribune acknowledging that while separated from his second wife, prior to their divorce, he had sexual relationships “with other mature adult women.” The 68-year-old Republican from Ennis says […]

Five Brazos County District Court Sentencings And One Murder Indictment

Three recent plea agreements reached with the Brazos County district attorney’s office results in prison for repeat offenders. 31 year old Ernesto Resendez of Bryan admitted to possessing a sawed off shotgun as a convicted felon and possessing cocaine and marijuana. He was sentenced to four years for those offenses, which took place in April. […]

CS Mayor Asks Staff About Status Of Future Sidewalks To New CSISD Schools

Four College Station city employees participated in answering a question about future sidewalks to the recently opened Pecan Trail intermediate school and the nearby Wellborn Middle School, which is scheduled to open next fall. The question, from Karl Mooney, was part of the council’s discussion leading to approving modifications in the city’s future street plan. […]

Drug Sale Related Armed Robbery In The Parking Lot Of A College Station HEB Store

A man who planned to buy marijuana from someone in the parking lot of the College Station HEB store on Texas Avenue tells police he was held up at gunpoint. The victim, who was not injured, waited one hour before notifying CSPD about the armed robbery that took place Tuesday night around 11. The suspect […]

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