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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!

Additional Bryan Police Officers Have Been At Some Bryan ISD Campuses This Week

Before, during, and after the mass shooting at a high school in Florida, there’s been an increased security presence at Bryan High School. That’s after the school district notified police last week of a threat that was supposed to be carried out on Thursday. The school district removed the students who made the threat last […]

Leon County Crime Stoppers Reports Tip Results In Suspect Capture In Under 24 Hours

It took less than 24 hours for a man wanted by Leon County authorities to be captured. That’s after Leon County Crime Stoppers posted a photo and offered up to $1,000 dollars cash for the whereabouts of Travis Willis, who is accused of sexual indecency with a child. Leon County Crime Stoppers posted on their […]

Arrests For Stealing Mail And Possessing A Weapon As A Felon

The 17th time a College Station man is in the Brazos County jail since 2001 is on charges of stealing mail from elderly people. According to the arrest report from Bryan police, 36 year old Daniel Brundidge had in his backpack a variety of mail that came from more than 50 different addresses. The arrest […]

Blinn College & Texas Workforce Commission Present Training Grants At Two B/CS Manufacturers

Blinn College and the Texas Workforce Commission made formal presentations on Thursday regarding training grants at two Bryan/College Station manufacturers. The first stop was at FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies. A grant of almost $290,000 dollars will provide custom training to 140 current and new employees. Upon completion, those FUJIFILM employees will receive an average wage of […]

Not A Lovely Valentine’s Day For Victims Of Local Vehicle Burglaries

Valentine’s Day was anything but lovely for the victims of 12 vehicle burglaries in College Station. According to College Station police, the vehicles were parked on sidestreets off Deacon between Welsh and Rio Grande…including Pueblo, Arroyo, Mescalero, and Cimmaron Courts. A stolen vehicle was also reported in that area. Bryan police received one report of […]

Bryan City Council Approves Speeding Up Timetable For Downtown Quiet Zone While Keeping Two Railroad Crossings Open

Motorists in Bryan will be able to continue crossing railroad tracks on Groesbeck and East 15th. That was part of city council action on Tuesday that includes moving up the start of construction to establish a downtown quiet zone to the spring of next year. Public works director Jayson Barfknecht did not expect moving up […]

Bryan School Board Has First Discussion Of Its 2018-19 Budget

Next year’s Bryan school district budget could have a revenue decrease of between $1 and more than $4 million dollars. Assistant superintendent Amy Drozd told the school board at their last meeting that’s in part to getting less state money because the district won’t match the 12 percent increase in property values that happened in […]

Bryan Council Awards Managing The City’s New Municipal Golf Course To Its Previous Owner

The Bryan city council has been told to expect a financial turnaround of municipal golf operations of a half million dollars. That’s according to financial information presented to the city council as part of a staff recommendation to hire the former owner of the Briarcrest golf couse to manage what Wallace Phillips donated to the […]

Former & Suspended Texas A&M Men’s Basketball Players Apologize

More information has been obtained by WTAW News into last weekend’s arrests of two Texas A&M basketball players on misdemeanor marijuana charges…one who has since been dismissed from the team and the second who is on indefinite suspension. According to the arrest report from university police, J.J. Caldwell and Jay Jay Chandler were arrested about […]

College Station City Council Hires Designer For The First Part Of A New Regional Park

Eight more synthetic ballfields are eventually coming to College Station. At the last city council meeting, approval was given to a $1.22 million dollar design contract that includes the first four fields at the new Southeast Park. There is an overall budget of $10 million dollars for Southeast Park, which is located along Rock Prairie […]

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