Home » Author Archive
Stories written by bill
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!

Texas A&M System Chancellor Announces Not Seeking Tax Exemptions

News release from the Texas A&M System: COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp, acting at the request of Brazos County Judge Duane Peters, has agreed not to seek an exemption to the hotel occupancy tax at the new Conference Center Hotel across from Kyle Field. “Judge Peters believes, and we agree […]

New Principal At Bryan Collegiate HS Is A Familiar Face

The Bryan school district has all its campus principals for the start of the new school year in two weeks. That’s after the school board promoted Tommy Roberts as principal at Collegiate high school…following five years as associate principal five years and teaching there for three years. Roberts takes over for Christina Richardson, who was […]

Grimes County Sheriff’s Office Announces Murder Arrest Following Sunday Night Shooting

Grimes County sheriff’s officers are told an ongoing dispute led to a fatal shooting Sunday night in Shiro. 26 year old Henry Mayen of Navasota was killed by a gunshot wound to the chest. 27 year old Robert Bender told investigators he shot Mayen as the result of an ongoing dispute. That led to Bender […]

UPDATE: Three Boy Scouts Killed While Boating On An East Texas Lake

Update: AVINGER, Texas (AP) – A third Boy Scout has died from injuries suffered when a sailboat struck an overhanging power line on a lake east of Dallas. Texas Parks & Wildlife spokesman Steve Lightfoot says the 11-year-old Scout died Monday. He was hospitalized in Shreveport, Louisiana, following the accident Saturday. The boy was sailing […]

Abilene Police Detective Dies In Multi Vehicle Crash

ABILENE, Texas (AP) _ A Texas police detective has died and two colleagues injured when their car was struck by a pickup while traveling to a conference on preventing crimes against children in Dallas. Thirty-three-year-old Elise Ybarra and two other detectives had just begun their drive from Abilene, Texas, on Interstate 20 on Sunday evening […]

Governor Mark White Has Died

Former Texas Governor Mark white died Saturday. More information from The Associated Press is in the screen shot below.

UPDATE: Bryan Police Announce Runaway Has Been Found

Friday update from Bryan police: Luna Curtiss was located this evening in Austin and is safe. We thank the community for helping the police department and family in getting the word out. Original story from Bryan police: The Bryan Police Department need your help in locating a 16 year old girl. Luna Eve Curtiss is […]

UPDATE: Ford Responds To Brazos County “Exploring” Replacing Law Enforcement Vehicles With Explorers

Brazos County judge Duane Peters 2018 budget presentation at this week’s commissioner’s court meeting included the replacement of 11 law enforcement vehicles. Peters says there is possibility the county will purchase Ford Explorers…a model that’s been taken off the streets in Galveston and Austin. Peters says most people believe carbon monoxide issues are due to […]

RVP Presents Annual Eco-Devo Compliance Reports To The City Councils

The Research Valley Partnership (RVP) presented annual reports at the last Bryan and College Station city council meetings of eight agreements the economic development agency monitors. The RVP’s Charles Martinez says those agreements combine for more than $53 million dollars in payroll and more than $434 million in property valuation. Martinez says Axis Pipe and […]

Blinn College Police Chief Comments On New Campus Carry Implementation

One year since the campus carry law went into effect at Texas A&M and other four-year universities, it also now applies to Texas community colleges. Blinn College Police Chief John Chancellor says they have worked closely with larger universities over the last year to form their policy. Three areas where concealed carry is prohibited are […]

© 2017 WTAW. All Rights Reserved. Log in

-