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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!

Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo Announces Headline Entertainers

The seventh annual Brazos Valley Fair and Rodeo has announced its headliner entertainers for this year’s event. The Emotions will be performing on Friday, October 19. Diamond Rio will be performing on Saturday, October 20. Los Rieleros Del Norte will be performing Sunday, October 21. Additional entertainment at the 2018 fair and rodeo includes the […]

Bryan City Council Decides To Not Create A Texas Avenue School Zone Speed Limit

Motorists on Texas Avenue in Bryan won’t be slowing down in front of Harmony Science Academy. That was part of staff recommendations the city council approved at Tuesday’s meeting. The list, presented by public works director Jayson Barfknecht, establishes school zones on side streets north and south of the privately owned school. Harmony administrators will […]

Feasibility Study Approved For New Brazos County AgriLife Extension Office

Next year’s Brazos County budget includes $2.5 million dollars for a new home for the local AgriLife Extension office. County judge Duane Peters talked about the new building after commissioners at this week’s meeting approved a $7,000 dollar contract to do a feasibility study. The judge says the design firm will be working with the […]

Mustang Hits Bryan’s Premiere Movie Theater

Repairs are underway at the entrance to Bryan’s Premiere movie theater. Wednesday night, the driver of a Mustang told police the accelerator got stuck. That caused the car to hit a protective metal pole and drive into a ticket booth that officers were told is not in use anymore. The impact caused the car’s air […]

Bryan City Council Learns Rudder Freeway Will Be Expanded

On August 30, the Texas Transportation Commission will consider final action to fund the expansion of the Rudder Freeway between between William D. Fitch in College Station and Highway 21 in Bryan. The Bryan city council was notified by the project during Tuesday’s workshop meeting by city engineer Paul Kaspar. Kaspar told the council the […]

Prison For Domestic Violence Burglary, Punching An ER Nurse, And Skipping A Court Appearance

A Brazos County jury convicted and a district judge sentenced a Bryan man for domestic violence after breaking into the home of the mother of their four year old child. 31 year old Roderick Turner was given 20 years in prison for the assault that happened in College Station in May of 2015. According to […]

DPS Increases Reward In The Cold Case Disappearance Of A Normangee Man

News release from the Texas Department of Public Safety: The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in solving the 2007 disappearance of Jim Craig Martin, and an increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible if the tip […]

CS Police Investigating Wednesday Morning Gunfire

College Station police is investigating the report of gunfire Wednesday morning near Southgate Village apartments. According to a CSPD news release; officers found evidence that a weapon was possibly fired in the 100 block of Luther. There were no reports of injuries to anyone in the vicinity. Officers are interviewing residents in the area to […]

Texas Education Agency Releases First School Ratings By Grades And Scores

The state’s new school ratings are out…for the first time listing letter grades and scores. The ratings, which are online at txschools.org, which is based on last year’s state test scores. College Station received a “B” and an 89, while Bryan received a “C” and a 74. Hear comments about the new rating system from […]

How The 16 Hour Rockies Standoff Came To An End While A Local Man Was Arrested On A Second Charge And CS Police Seek A Motive

A Bryan man in a 16 hour standoff with College Station police came to an end after an armored vehicle from the FBI was used to break into Rockies Grill and Saloon. Lieutenant Craig Anderson says the FBI’s “Bearcat” caused enough damage to the building to set off the fire sprinklers. Anderson says 38 year […]

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