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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!

Trump Administration Reviewing Foreign Money Going To Texas A&M And Georgetown

Texas A&M received notification Thursday that the U.S. department of education is opening an investigation about gifts and contracts the university has received from foreign countries. An A&M spokesperson told WTAW News the university is reviewing the document and are fully cooperating with the inquiry. The Associated Press reports A&M and Georgetown are accused of […]

Governor Abbott Extends The Life Of The Texas State Board Of Plumbing Examiners

Governor Abbott issued an executive order Thursday to extend the life of the Texas state board of plumbing examiners. Abbott used the ongoing recovery from Hurricane Harvey two years ago and planning for future disasters as the basis of the order. The order calls for the plumbing board to remain in existence May 31, 2021. […]

More Charges Against A Former Texas A&M Employee Accused Of Secretly Recording Videos Of Partially Clothed Women

A former Texas A&M employee faces more charges of secretly recording video inside a women’s restroom at the transit building on Agronomy Road. UPD arrested 54 year old Peter Baty at his home Thursday on four additional counts of invasive video recording. The new charges accuse Baty of illegal recording on May 3. According to […]

Southern Baptist Convention President Apologizes For The Denomination’s Sexual Abuse Crisis

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Sharing a stage with tearful survivors of sex abuse, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention apologized Wednesday for the abuse crisis besetting his denomination and outlined an array of steps to address it. “We are broken-hearted and angry,” said the Rev. J.D. Greear as the largest U.S. protestant denomination neared […]

Schlitterbahn Selling Its New Braunfels And Galveston Properties

Schlitterbahn is selling its New Braunfels and Galveston properties to Ohio based Cedar Fair. Schlitterbahn is keeping its South Padre property, but it will be rebranded. News release from Schlitterbahn’s website: For the past 50 years, the Schlitterbahn family has focused all its resources, talent, and energy into building Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts into an […]

UPDATE: What Was Reported As An Attempted Abduction Of An 11 Year Old Girl Is A Misunderstanding

The College Station police department has announced last week’s report of a possible abduction of an 11 year old girl in the Edelweiss subdivision turned out to be a misunderstanding. According to a CSPD news release, a car matching the girl’s description was found. During what CSPD stated was an extensive interview, investigators were told […]

Bush Library & Museum Unveils Forever Stamp Of The 41st President

Family and friends were among those praising former president George H.W. Bush’s gift of writing letters at Wednesday’s unveiling of the 41st president’s Forever stamp. The program at the Bush library and museum was emceed by David Jones, the president and CEO of the George & Barbara Bush Foundation. Speakers, in order of appearance, were: […]

Seven Local Companies Again Exceeding Minimum Requirements For Economic Development Agreements

Seven local corporations that have tax abatement or other economic development agreements continue to exceed minimum requirements to keep those incentives. That’s what the Brazos County commission and the city councils in College Station and Bryan are hearing this week from the Brazos Valley economic development corporation (BVEDC). The EDC’s Charles Martinez reviewed data from […]

Man Hospitalized In Houston After Being Beaten In The Bryan Hooters Parking Lot

One customer at the Bryan Hooters telling another to stop flirting with the bartender is hospitalized in Houston after he was assaulted. Following a search that included a Bryan police K-9 officer, 32 year old John Tyler Cooper of Bryan was arrested on charges of aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury and evading arrest with […]

UPDATE: TABC Executive Director Supports Brazos County Grand Jury Decision Not To Indict Agent On A Charge Of Aggravated Perjury

The executive director of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) says the decision by a Brazos County grand jury to not charge a TABC agent with aggravated perjury matches the conclusion of the agency’s internal investigation. A news release issued by Bentley Nettles states in part that flaws were found in underage compliance operations. That’s […]

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