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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!

United Way of the Brazos Valley Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley vice president Peggi Goss and Hector Acevedo of UWBV supporter Wells Fargo visit with WTAW’s Chelsea Reber. Listen to “United Way of the Brazos Valley update, April 15 2019” on Spreaker.

Two Taken To The Hospital Following A Crash That Closes University Near Veterans Park

The drivers of a car and a flatbed truck were taken to the hospital following a crash on University near Veterans Park Tuesday afternoon. College Station police report incapacitating injuries to both drivers. There were no passengers in either vehicle. Officers responded to the crash at 3:55 p.m. Shortly before 6 p.m., CSPD announced University […]

Brazos County Officials Emphasizing Closure Of Thru Traffic In Arrington Road Construction Zone

Monday began a new traffic headache for motorists in south College Station. Arrington Road is closed between Old Arrington and Mesa Verde for at least the next five months for road construction. The only access is for homeowners, property owners, mail and trash service, and emergency vehicles. Brazos County’s road and bridge department’s operations manager, […]

Bryan Council Sets The Maximum Age Of Future Manufactured Home Replacements At Five Years

The last Bryan city council meeting addressed two items regarding the future of mobile and other manufactured homes. While most of the time was spent on restricting future placements, later in the meeting the council approved another set of planning and zoning commission recommendations…that among other things set the maximum age of a used home […]

The Last Meeting For Three Members Of The Texas A&M System Board Of Regents

Last week’s Texas A&M system board of regents meeting was the last meeting for three members who were not re-appointed by Governor Abbott. One of them, chairman Charles Schwartz, brought up some of what’s happened during his six year term and what lies ahead. Among other things, Schwartz wants to change the narrative of what […]

Traffic Stop Leads To Bryan Man’s Arrest On More Than A Dozen Current And Past Charges

The 14th time a Bryan man is booked in the Brazos County jail, it’s for more than a dozen charges that results in bonds totaling $248,000 dollars. According to Bryan police, Sunday night’s arrest of 28 year old Derek Smith Jr. began with a traffic stop because his car did not have a working license […]

Bryan School Board Fills Three Principal Vacancies And Creates Two More Openings

Three principal vacancies were filled at Monday night’s Bryan school board meeting. Two of the three positions were the result of moving principals from other Bryan ISD campuses. The new principal at Mary Catherine Harris alternative school is Karen Kaspar, who has been at Branch elementary the last five years and before that spent 12 […]

National Weather Service Update On Saturday’s Tornadoes

From the National Weather Service in Ft. Worth: NWS Damage Survey For 04/13/19 Milam/Robertson/Leon County Tornado Events…Update…#1 mainly to add Leon County impacts and southern Robertson County tornado… .Milam/Robertson County … Rating: EF3 Estimated Peak Wind: 140 mph Path Length /statute/: 32.63 miles Path Width /maximum/: 250.0 yards Fatalities: 0 Injuries: Unknown Start Date: 04/13/2019 […]

Alerts For Scams And Bees Following Franklin’s Tornado

The Robertson County sheriff’s office issued scam and fraud alerts Monday related to the Franklin tornado. The sheriff’s office has learned of a fundraiser on Facebook that has been hacked and individuals are being directly messaged and are being asked for Amazon or eBay gift cards for their donation. Quoting the sheriff’s office news release, […]

Texas A&M System Board Of Regents Approves Expanded Mission Of Health Related Colleges

The Texas A&M system board of regents has taken the first step to grow the commercial potential of the health science center. Regents have approved a governing framework for a clinical practice operation that will affect A&M’s five health related colleges. Vice chancellor Carrie Byington wants to do more than education and research…adding that the […]

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