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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 Police Receive 23 Reports Of Unlocked Vehicle Burglaries On Saturday

On Saturday morning, Bryan police received reports of someone entering 23 unlocked vehicles. Nothing was taken from the majority of the vehicles. BPD reports the following locations: 200 block of Kosarek, six vehicles where losses included tools. 2900 block of Montana, nine vehicles were losses included a wallet. 4100 block of Old Hearne, six vehicles […]

Power Outages Follow Two Crashes In Bryan

Some occupants of a Bryan apartment complex were without power from shortly before 4:30 a.m. Saturday through Sunday afternoon. Bryan police reports a vehicle struck one of the buildings at Brookside apartments on East 29th. The vehicle drove through a wrought iron fence and a walking path before striking electric meters on the side of […]

BTU Reducing Electric Rates In April And May

The board at BTU has approved a rate reduction of 15 percent for its electric customers in the months of April and May. That’s the result of BTU paying less to produce power. Statement from BTU/city of Bryan: The Board of Directors of Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) announced today that rate relief measures have been […]

Three Bryan Police Officers Test Positive For Coronavirus

Three Bryan police officers test positive for coronavirus. According to a BPD statement, the officers “appear to have mild cases” “and seem to be recovering well”. From the Bryan police department: The Bryan Police Department has been working with the Brazos County Health Department and medical professionals since the beginning to make sure we have […]

First Grant Recipients Announced From Brazos Valley COVID-19 Relief Fund

United Way of the Brazos Valley and the Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley have announced the first recipients of the Brazos Valley COVID-19 relief fund. Grants totaling $210,000 dollars have been awarded to 14 small businesses and four non-profit agencies. Applications for the second round of funding will be accepted from 9:00 a.m. on […]

UPDATE: Brazos County’s CEOC Changes Its Request For Donations Of Personal Protective Equipment

UPDATE, April 3 2020: As officials in the Brazos Valley continue to respond to COVID-19, it is clear that our medical personnel and first responders need access to more Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This is crucial to keep them safe, allowing them to continue serving the community. People in this region are known for coming […]

Launch Of #AtHomeInBCS Campaign

Bryan/College Station residents and businesses are invited to check out and participate in a new community website, athomeinbcs.com. Chamber of Commerce president Glen Brewer says this allows residents to connect with businesses, attractions, and events during shelter in place. Other participants in the new campaign are the cities of College Station and Bryan, the Brazos […]

Downtown Bryan Association Hosting Virtual First Friday

April’s First Friday in downtown Bryan becomes an all day virtual event. Katelyn Brown at the Downtown Bryan Association says there will be live and pre-recorded videos during the day on their Facebook page, That’s followed by a concert featuring local artists Friday at 8 p.m., also on the DBA’s Facebook page. Click below for […]

Bryan ISD Superintendent’s Update To The School Board

Several topics were brought up during Bryan school district superintendent Christie Whitbeck’s update to the school board during Wednesday’s special meeting. Dr. Whitbeck explained how at-home learning is transitioning to online for students, how students will be graded during the fifth and sixth/sixth week periods, that some modifications are going to be made in serving […]

Bryan ISD School Board Delegates More Authority To The Superintendent

The Bryan school board, for the second time, has approved giving the superintendent emergency powers. Click HERE to read and download the resolution approved during the April 1, 2020 Bryan ISD board meeting. School board president Mark McCall says among other things, the superintendent can act on behalf of the board in dealing with vendors […]

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