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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!

FEMA Looking For Storm Victims With Flood Insurance

Corrected to reflect storm victims need to bring a copy of the letter from their insurance company indicating what they will pay. FEMA officials in the Brazos Valley say they continue to hear rumors from those who have flood insurance indicating that they believe they cannot register for FEMA assistance if they have flood insurance. […]

College Station And Bryan School Boards Approve Pay Raises & Hire Administrators

College Station school board members Tuesday night approved pay raises for all employees of 2.5 percent. However, board members were reminded this is the second of two years to phase in state-mandated teacher contributions to their retirement plan. That makes the net raise for CSISD teachers next year at two percent. The Bryan school board […]

Somerville Woman Dies In West Bryan Crash

From the Bryan police department’s Facebook page: On June 20, 2016 at approximately 6:30 p.m., officers responded to a collision in the 8500 block of Highway 47 at Health Science Center Parkway. A 2013 Land Rover driven by a 16 year old female from Bryan was traveling southbound in the outside lane. The driver changed […]

Texas Reds Festival Announces Headline Entertainment

Organizers of the 10th Texas Reds Festival in downtown Bryan have announced headline entertainment and a number of new events. The concert lineup includes Ray Wylie Hubbard returning to the festival on Saturday night, September 24th. Grammy winner Rodney Crowell will perform on Sunday afternoon, September 25th. Hubbard and Crowell will be joined by more […]

United Way of the Brazos Valley Packaging & Distributing Baby Bundles

130 volunteers from 20 area companies are packing and delivering 1,000 “baby bundles” Tuesday to local maternity units. United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince says it is this year’s Day of Action project. The baby bundles includes a developmental book and toy, essentials for newborns, and tips for the parents. Prince says […]

Bryan Man Waiting Three Years For DWI Trial Arrested For Another Traffic Offense

A Bryan man who has not gone to trial on a drunk driving charge three years after he was arrested spent three hours in jail Sunday night on another traffic charge. A motorcycle driven by 30 year old Cody Henley was pulled over on Highway 6 north of Bryan by a DPS trooper, who according […]

Two CS Bank Robbery Suspects Still At Large

The two men arrested shortly after last Thursday’a armed bank robbery in College Station were not the men who went inside. That’s according to arrest reports released since two Houston men were captured after their vehicles were stopped in Navasota by Brazos County deputy constables. One of the two who were arrested told College Station […]

Too Tall Semi Load Shuts Down Rudder Freeway

Update Monday 9:30 p.m. from the TxDOT Bryan district office: Everything except the outside lane of the Briarcrest overpass (Eastbound) over SH 6 will be open by 2 AM. We will work on this damage in the coming days. Original story: A semi hauling an excavator on the Rudder Freeway Monday afternoon struck the Briarcrest […]

Policeman & 11 Year Old Die In A Crash Southeast of Conroe

WTAW News note the crash occurred in Patton Village, which is in Montgomery County located along I-69/US 59 southeast of Conroe. PATTON VILLAGE, Texas (AP) _ A Houston-area police officer and an 11-year-old boy are dead after the officer’s patrol car collided with an SUV as he chased a suspected drunken driver. Trooper Richard Standifer […]

Fire Call At College Station Private School

College Station firefighters were split between two scenes Sunday during the noon hour. While some were in Bryan helping with an oil tank fire, ten units and 24 firefighters were at a private school on Barron Road. Fire damage at Traditions Montessori School was contained to an attic above the second floor. No exact cause […]

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