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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!

Bryan PAC Asking City Council To Overturn City Secretary’s Recommendation & Update On Local Filings

A special meeting of the Bryan city council is being held Monday at noon, in part to decide whether a political action committee collected enough signatures to ask voters to consider ten changes to the city charter in this November’s election. The Bryan New Directions PAC has sent a letter to the council asking they […]

Bryan Animal Control Looking For A Pit Bull

The Bryan Animal Services Division is asking for the public’s help in locating a dog that bit a person on August 14, 2017 around 8:30 AM near the intersection of Northwood and Woodville Road in Bryan, TX. The animal was described as a Pitbull with black and white spots and was last seen on Woodville […]

Speeding Leads To Six Figure Drug Bust In Leon County

From the Texas Department of Public Safety: The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized 53 pounds of Xanax and 13 pounds of Hydrocodone after a traffic stop Thursday on I-45 in Leon County. A DPS Trooper stopped the 2015 Chevrolet Impala for a speeding violation at approximately 9:55 p.m. A subsequent search of the […]

Record Response And Volunteers For 2017 B/CS Chamber Day

There was a record number of volunteers and a record response to this year’s Bryan/College Station chamber of commerce survey of businessowners and employees. Chamber president Glen Brewer told Brazos County commissioners that almost 2,000 volunteers visited nearly 1,200 businesses. The volunteers collected responses from 1,000 owners and employees. Brewer says among the results were […]

Bryan City Manager Update To The City Council

The city of Bryan has a new parks and recreation director. City manager Kean Register announced at the end of Tuesday’s city council meeting the hiring of Linda Cornelius. She is moving to Bryan from a similar position in Highland Village…north of Dallas. Register says Cornelius was also the director in Boerne, and at one […]

Cement Truck Crash Closes Wellborn/Harvey Mitchell Exit Ramp For Hours

From College Station police: On August 11, 2017, at approximately 1245 hours, officers with the College Station Police Department were dispatched to the area of Wellborn Road and Harvey Mitchell Parkway for a single vehicle accident. Officers arrived on scene and learned the following: A cement truck was traveling on Harvey Mitchell Parkway when it […]

Brazoria County Commissioners Ban Entering Waters Off San Luis Pass

The day after two Montgomery County men drowned and a third was hospitalized, there is now a ban on entering the waters of San Luis Pass at the western end of Galveston Island. According to a news release from the Brazoria County sheriff’s office, “It is the goal of the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office to […]

Promoter Of July 4th Event At Texas World Speedway Arrested For Not Having A Mass Gathering Permit

During the July 4th weekend, several thousand attended an event at the Texas World Speedway which came to an unscheduled end following gunfire. A College Station man was arrested by the sheriff’s office for not having a mass gathering permit. 49 year old Marvin Scott is out of jail after posting a $2,000 dollar bond. […]

Bryan School Board Approves Budget And Calls Special Election

Bryan school board members have approved the district’s budget for the 2017-2018 school year. The budget calls for an overall tax rate decrease of one cent. There is a three cent decrease in the tax rate to pay bond financing. And the budget assumes voters will approve a two cent increase in the tax rate […]

Update On College Station Economic Development Activity

The homes of two former College Station retailers and a soon to be third former store are in various stages of making a comeback. That was part of an update from the city’s economic development director, Natalie Ruiz, on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs. Ruiz says Spec’s liquor is opening a third store in the twin cities […]

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