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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!

Propane Tanker Rollover Closes Highway 6 Much Of Wednesday Morning

Highway 6 was shut down Wednesday morning for about five hours just north of Navasota after a tanker truck carrying propane rolled. DPS reported the crash, which happened shortly before 7 a.m., resulted in diverting northbound traffic to the FM 2154 exit. No one was injured.

No Changes Thursday For Commercial Flights At Easterwood Airport

Passenger flights in and out of Easterwood Airport will take place Thursday as scheduled. Airport manager Josh Abramson says he’s been fielding calls from passengers asking about the status of their flights due to the interment of George H.W. Bush. Abramson says passengers should add some time getting to the airport due to road construction […]

College Station Police Do’s And Don’t’s For The Arrival Of The Funeral Train

College Station police Lt. Craig Anderson visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the do’s and don’t’s with the arrival of the George H.W. Bush funeral train. Anderson says CSPD officers will be relaying instructions they have been given from the Secret Service and Texas A&M. Click HERE for additional information from the city of College […]

West Texas Man Is In The Brazos County For The Fifth Time In Eight Months

The subject of a large manhunt Monday afternoon east of the freeway in the woods between University and Briarcrest is back in the Brazos County jail for the fifth time since April. 32 year old Jimmie McCullough of Andrews…which is north of Odessa…is accused of running away twice from a precinct two deputy constable who […]

UPDATE #2: Bryan Police Find One Of Two Persons Of Interest In C-Store Robbery And Shooting

Update #2: Bryan police has announced one of two persons of interest in an armed robbery and shooting Monday morning has been found. The search continues for the second person, who was wearing a black jacket and red hat, along with a car of interest. No arrests have been made in the robbery, and the […]

Reminiscing About The Chevrolet Impala And Cruze

The recent announcement that General Motors was preparing for its largest downsizing in ten years includes the end of Chevrolet’s iconic Impala. The current front wheel drive sedan and its rear wheel drive predecessor were remembered fondly by Tim Light of Tom Light Chevrolet in Bryan. Tim recalled his father saving a couple of 1996 […]

Holiday Lights And Tree Trimming On Display At Texas A&M’s New Leach Teaching Gardens

There is a new holiday display on Texas A&M’s west campus. The new Leach Teaching Gardens has unveiled “Merry & Bright, Maroon & White”. The holiday feature includes almost 10,000 lights that will be lit through January 1. There is also a “Festival of Trees” where 11 hand cut trees lining the G. Rollie White […]

Texas A&M And Union Pacific Announcements Regarding Thursday’s Procession For George H.W. Bush

Texas A&M has announced parking and viewing areas for the funeral train carrying George H.W. Bush Thursday afternoon. A&M officials advise to be in place to view the train by 2:30 p.m., as the train is scheduled to be on campus between 3:30 and 3:40. Click HERE to read and download a map from Texas […]

UPDATE: Fire At CHI-St. Joseph Regional Hospital’s Oncology Unit Leads To Arson Arrest

A Brenham woman is in the Brazos County jail after admitting setting a fire inside CHI-St. Joseph Regional Hospital’s oncology unit Sunday afternoon. According to the Bryan police arrest report, 58 year old Wendy Eilers told a nurse she used a lighter to ignite bed linens because she was being held against her will. And […]

City Of College Station And Governor Abbott Announce Changes Due George H.W. Bush Death And Services

From the city of College Station: City of College Station offices and facilities will close Thursday at noon in honor of President George H. W. Bush, who will be buried later in the day at the Bush Presidential Library and Museum. The Planning & Zoning Commission has canceled its Thursday evening meeting. Payments or documents […]

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