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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 Council Approves Water Study

The Bryan city council is moving ahead with borrowing more than $2 million dollars to study what could lead to moving water from an aquifer into city wells. Mike Southerland, who is the council’s liaison to the Brazos Valley Groundwater Management District (BVGWMD) spent ten minutes explaining why this was the best option for Bryan’s […]

Brazos Central Appraisal District Wins County Bid To Buy Land To Build A New Office

Brazos County commissioners have approved a conditional sale of land next to the new tax office to the Brazos Central Appraisal District (BCAD). The condition is BCAD getting approval of three of the four of the districts other members, who are the College Station and Bryan school boards and city councils. BCAD submitted a $300,000 […]

More Fallout From The Death And Arrests At College Station Fraternity House

The College Station fraternity house where a member died and four others were arrested following a party last weekend has been suspended by the fraternity’s national office. Brad Beacham, executive director of Sigma Nu Fraternity Inc., sent WTAW News a statement that the suspension of the Kappa Sigma chapter and the four members “is based […]

Two More Corps of Cadets Units Being Reactivated As Membership Reaches 46 Year High

Two more units of Texas A&M’s Corps of Cadets are being reactivated. Commandant Joe Ramirez (Brigadier General-Retired U.S. Army) says 2,600 cadets are on campus this fall. That’s the most since 1970, and it represents a 40 percent increase since he started nearly seven years ago. General Ramirez says this year’s cadet population has reached […]

City Construction Underway Around CHI St. Joseph Health Center

From the city of Bryan: Beginning this Wednesday, August 24, 2016, construction crews will begin work on the CHI St. Joseph Hospital Area Improvements project including the replacement of traffic signals, the construction of turn lanes, the relocation of underground utilities, and the widening of sidewalks. Please note East Villa Maria Road, East 29th Street, […]

Blinn Trustees Approve State Legislative Priority List

The Texas Legislature doesn’t start their next session until January. But Blinn College administrators…whose legislative priorities were approved by trustees this month…say they have already had 75 meetings with lawmakers. Trustees and administrators have scheduled a November luncheon in Brenham with lawmakers and other stakeholders in an effort to increase state funding. While this year’s […]

No Injuries And Nothing Taken In CS Pawn Store Armed Robbery

From College Station police: On August 23, 2016 at about 1830 hours officers responded to Cash America Pawn in the 2200 block of Texas Ave. for an Aggravated Robbery complaint. On arrival they found that a suspect had stolen some property from this location and had run away. The suspect was chased by employees, who […]

City Of Bryan Receives FEMA Money To Buy Out Homes With Multiple Flood Damage

From the city of Bryan: In December of 2015, the City of Bryan applied for grant funding under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) to purchase four of the most severe repetitive loss properties within the City under Presidential Disaster Declaration DR4223. The City has been officially notified that this grant application was approved by […]

UT-Austin Students Protest Conceal Carry Law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Hundreds of University of Texas students waved sex toys at a campus rally during the first day of classes, protesting a new state law that allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms. Organizers said the sex toys were used Wednesday to mock what they consider an absurd notion that […]

Ethan Couch’s Mom Becomes A Bartender

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ The mother of a Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense after he killed four people in a drunken-driving crash has been released from home confinement. Tonya Couch is charged with hindering apprehension of a felon and money laundering. She and her son Ethan fled to Mexico last year after […]

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