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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!

B/CS Residents Asked to Complete Recycling Survey

The operators of the Twin Oaks Landfill are asking Bryan/College Station residents and businessowners to complete a survey regarding recycling. Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency (BVSWMA) executive director Bryan Griespach says the BVSWMA board, made up of elected officials and others from the twin cities, wanted to assess current practices and gauge opinions about […]

Wendy Davis Having Surgery Wednesday

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is scheduled to undergo neck surgery to relieve pain in her shoulder and right arm. Spokesman Zac Petkanas said Tuesday that doctors will remove bone spurs and degenerative discs that are creating compression on the nerves in her neck. The procedure is scheduled for Wednesday in […]

18 Months in Jail for Urinating on the Alamo

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ A judge has ordered a 23-year-old El Paso man to spend 18 months in a state jail facility for urinating on the Alamo. State District Judge Ray Olivarri sentenced Daniel Athens on Monday in San Antonio. Athens had pleaded guilty to felony criminal mischief in February in exchange for a deal […]

Peaceful End to Three Hour Standoff

A three hour standoff south of Wellborn Monday afternoon ended peacefully. Brazos County Sheriff Chris Kirk says deputies responded to a call from grandparents worried about their safety after their adult grandson became agitated, displayed a gun, and went to his home next door after saying he was going to kill himself. Kirk says they […]

Safe Parking to View Bluebonnets and Child Safety Seat Reminders

WTAW’s Bill Oliver visits with DPS Trooper Jimmy Morgan about parking along highways to view bluebonnets, and with AgriLife Extension’s Cindy Kovar about proper use of child safety seats-including a car seat checkup on April 26 from 8:30 until 11:30 a.m. at College Station Medical Center. Click HERE for more information from AgriLife Extension’s Brazos […]

Texas A&M Outsourcing Athletics Concessions

Updated information courtesy of Texas A&M University System Chief Business Development officer Phillip Ray The university is expecting $50 million over the life of the 12 year contract with Levy Restaurants. Ray says this agreement tops Levy’s contract with Ohio State University, which was considered the top in the U.S. collegiate market. Ray says as […]

State Fire Marshal Wants More Measures to Control Ammonium Nitrate

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The state fire marshal wants 46 facilities that store ammonium nitrate in Texas to make safety improvements following the deadly West fertilizer plant explosion last year. State Fire Marshal Chris Connealy on Monday proposed new building requirements ahead of this week’s anniversary of the April 17 blast at West Fertilizer Co. […]

Prosecutors Have UT Regent Legislative Report

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A special legislative report that accuses University of Texas System regent Wallace Hall of possibly criminal misconduct has been forwarded to the Travis County District Attorney’s Office. The report commissioned by the House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations focuses on Hall’s efforts to oust Bill Powers from the […]

Prison for Torching Wendy Davis’ Senate Office

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ A 42-year-old man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for igniting a bag of Molotov cocktails outside the Fort Worth office of state Sen. Wendy Davis. Cedric Carmond Steele pleaded guilty to arson Monday as part of a plea deal. Tarrant County prosecutors say Steele tossed the bag […]

Split Bryan Council Vote on New Housing Development

88 acres of new homes in east Bryan will have sidewalks on one side of the street instead of both. The Bryan city council, on a 4-2 vote, accepted a trade offered by the developer to build a ten foot wide path connecting a park next to Sam Rayburn school and Austin’s Colony Park. Rafael […]



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