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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!

7,800 Retired Texas Teachers Asking To Leave The State’s Health Insurance Program

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Thousands of retired Texas teachers are abandoning the health insurance program the state created for them, a concerning move for a health care system that faces a $700 million funding shortfall. The Austin American-Statesman reports that about 7,800 retirees are requesting to leave the health insurance program housed under the Teacher […]

Two Convictions On Drug Related Charges In Brazos County District Court

Two drug related cases have come to a conclusion in Brazos County district court. One of three people has admitted to participating in a drug related armed robbery in a College Station apartment in May of last year. 23 year old Kendrick Patterson of Bryan, who pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery, was sentenced to 20 […]

Record Number Of Entries For Downtown Bryan’s Lighted Christmas Parade

The Downtown Bryan Association (DBA) reports a record number of entries, at almost 60, for Friday’s lighted Christmas parade. The parade begins at 6:30 p.m. at 23rd and Bryan Avenue, going south on Bryan Avenue to 28th Street, then north on Main Street. This year’s parade grand marshals are Ben Hardeman and Le Hale. Hardeman, […]

United Way Of The Brazos Valley Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the results of the state employees charitable campaign at Texas A&M and the A&M system, the launch of the new “Jingle Book Bash” effort for young readers, and responding to a myth about United Way.

Rosie The Riveter Statue Dedicated At The Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial

An icon of World War Two is now part of the Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial (BVVM). The dedication of a statue honoring Rosie The Riveter included remarks from the national president of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Lynn Forney Young, who lives in Milam County. Six women who were real life Rosie’s during World […]

Invitation To Thursday’s BVVM Dedication Of “Rosie The Riveter” Statue

On the 76th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial (BVVM) dedicates its ninth statue. “Rosie The Riveter” is also the third statue at the World War II memorial site and the first of a woman. The dedication event starts Thursday at noon at Veterans Park. The keynote speaker is […]

Prison For Stealing Jewelry, Armed Robbery Of An Insurance Office, And Selling Drugs

A College Station woman has admitted to stealing $18,800 dollars of jewelry from a Bryan home in September of last year, then selling the items at a local pawn shop. 19 year old Abigail Sharp is in the Brazos County jail, awaiting a trip to a state prison system women’s center in Beaumont. In addition […]

Bryan Police Involved In Two Pursuits Monday Night

Bryan police dealt with two pursuits Monday night. One began near Texas and 29th when an officer spotted a car without working taillights. The chase went south to the area of 33rd and Washington, when the driver jumped out. According to the arrest report, the car then started rolling. That’s when a passenger in the […]

Grimes County Sheriff Won’t Ban Hugs

There will be never be a “No Hug” policy in the Grimes County sheriff’s office. The declaration made by sheriff Don Sowell on his Facebook page Monday afternoon has been shared nearly 400 times as of Wednesday morning. The post is in response to a ban initiated by another Texas sheriff. Sowell wrote: “Here in […]

Repeat Offender Arrested For Eight More Vehicle Burglaries In Bryan

A Bryan police officer who spotted a car parked on the wrong side of Tabor Road at about four in the morning with the engine running and no one inside also found what turned out to be property reported stolen from eight vehicles. That led to the arrest of an Angleton man who is on […]

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