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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!

Plans Underway For College Station’s Next Fire Station

College Station city administrators are starting the process of where the city’s next fire station will be located and how large it will be. Assistant city manager Jeff Capps says the timetable starts with nailing down the location…which could happen this year. Capps says they are investigating whether a couple of acres of land the […]

Texas Hot Air Balloon Operator Under The Influence Of Benadryl At The Time Of A Fatal Crash

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The Latest on a federal investigation into a 2016 Texas hot air balloon crash that killed 16 people, the worst disaster of its kind in U.S. history (all times local): ___ 10:15 a.m. Investigators say the pilot of a Texas hot air balloon that crashed and killed 16 people flew with […]

B/CS Chamber of Commerce Host City Council/School Board Candidates Forum

The Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce is presenting a forum for candidates in contested city council and school board races Monday night. WTAW’s Scott Delucia is the moderator of the forum at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Introducing each panel is the publisher of The Eagle and the incoming chairwoman of the Chamber […]

College Station Council Approves Brazos County Road Realignment Request Over Neighborhood Opposition

Brazos County commissioners are scheduled Tuesday to take action on an interlocal agreement with the city of College Station regarding the rebuilding of Arrington Road. That includes a four way intersection at Harpers Ferry, extending into the new Margraves residential development, that has received opposition from homeowners in the adjacent Nantucket neighborhood. At last Thursday’s […]

Driver Of Deadly Immigrant Smuggling Run Avoids Death Penalty With Guilty Plea

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ The driver of a semitrailer packed with at least 39 immigrants, 10 of whom died, has pleaded guilty to making the deadly smuggling run. James Matthew Bradley Jr. pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in San Antonio to one conspiracy count and a count of transporting the immigrants resulting in death. […]

Second Arrest Made In CS Apartment Armed Robbery

A College Station man was arrested Saturday on charges from an armed robbery and a burglary that took place four months ago at two different College Station apartment complexes. 21 year old Dvonte Jackson is the second of four suspects arrested in connection with a drug related holdup involving gunfire at the Briarwood Apartments on […]

Six Arrests In College Station Prostitution/Human Trafficking Joint Investigation

Human trafficking in College Station was part of an undercover investigation led by the Texas Department of Public Safety, with the assistance of College Station police and the FBI. Six people were arrested. 20 year old Gary King of Dallas was charged with aggravated promotion of prostitution and possession of marijuana. The remaining five…two women […]

Kidnapping Reported To College Station Police

College Station police is investigating a kidnapping that the victim said happened Saturday night around 6:30. The victim said the incident began at an undisclosed location on Harvey Mitchell Parkway between Holleman and Luther. The victim said they were threatened with an undisclosed weapon by a black man wearing an undisclosed Halloween costume. CSPD did […]

Motorcyclist Killed Between North Zulch And Madisonville

News release from the Bryan DPS office: Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers are investigating this afternoon in Madison County a two vehicle fatal crash resulting in the death of a motorcyclist on US-190 at Lone Star Road. The preliminary investigation indicates at approximately 12:30 p.m., a westbound 2016 Ford Focus was making a […]

Happy Retirement to WTAW/Bryan Broadcasting’s General Sales Manager Sam Jones!

Friday marked the final fulltime day for a co-worker who started at WTAW 43 years ago. General Sales Manager Sam Jones started as a part-timer in 1974 when WTAW was playing country music. In November 1975 he became a fulltime announcer. He added sales in 1981 and has been in his present role for 25 […]

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