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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!

CS Police Looking For A Pit Bull

From College Station police: On 4/23/17, College Station Animal Control received report of an animal bite. The victim advised that around 5:30 PM he was walking his dog at George K. Fitch park (1100 Balcones Dr). The victim stated that a white male and white female approached with a pit bull dog off-leash. The victim […]

Sunday Night Manhunt In College Station’s Eastgate Neighborhood

Multiple law enforcement agencies were involved in a Sunday night manhunt in College Station’s Eastgate residential neighborhood. A 15 year old boy from College Station is accused of pointing a gun at two men in the area of Francis and Williams. According to College Station police, when the suspect noticed he was being recorded by […]

Friday Crashes Tie Up Local Traffic

Friday was busy for public safety agencies responding to crashes. The latest was on Highway 21 west of Bryan at the Little Brazos River. According to chief deputy Jim Stewart of the Brazos County sheriff’s office, a small pickup attempting to pass a semi struck the big rig. That caused the the small truck to […]

Update On Bryan ISD Bond Projects

All but three projects approved by Bryan school district voters in 2014 are underway or have been completed. What’s left, were addressed this week. On Tuesday, the district began accepting requests for proposals from contractors interested in converting space in the former Stephen F. Austin middle school into new central administration offices. Monday night, the […]

Blinn College Trustees Approve More Bryan Campus Beautification While Talks Continue On Flood Control

It’s been 14 months since the city of Bryan first asked Blinn College for flood control improvements. February of last year was the city’s first request for Blinn to dredge ponds and Briar Creek in order to provide proper protection for homeowners who are downstream. A proposed contract last September was withdrawn by Blinn administrators. […]

Principal At Bryan’s SFA Middle School Is Leaving

For the second time in as many weeks, the Bryan school district has announced a principal is leaving. Brandon Jayroe is finishing his fourth year at Stephen F. Austin middle school. Dr. Jayroe has accepted a position in Georgetown ISD as a middle school principal. Last week, the district announced Bonham elementary principal Ken Newbold […]

Home Explosion Between Corsicana And Waco Injures Five

DAWSON, Texas (AP) _ Officials are trying to determine what caused an explosion at a house that injured five people in a small Texas town. Authorities responded late Thursday night to an explosion at the home in Dawson, located about 70 miles south of Dallas. Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner said first responders had to […]

Texas House Approves Bill Raising Age Of Adult Offenders From 17 to 18

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The Texas House has approved a bill seeking to raise from 17 to 18 the age at which offenders automatically enter Texas’ adult legal system. Thursday’s vote sends the proposal by Houston Democratic Rep. Harold Dutton and several bipartisan co-sponsors to the state Senate. A Senate version of the bill is […]

Congressman Bill Flores Multimedia Town Hall On WTAW

Congressman Bill Flores’s third town hall meeting this week was a multimedia production that included News Talk 1620 WTAW. Scott Delucia of WTAW’s The Infomaniacs hosted Thursday night’s program, which was available on 1620, radioaggieland.com, and the Congressman’s Facebook Live feed. During the 90 minute program, there were 34 questions that came via e-mail, text, […]

Colorado Man Found Dead In Grimes County Railroad Car

Grimes County sheriff’s investigators are waiting for autopsy results of a Colorado man whose body was found inside a railroad car carrying coal at the Gibbons Creek power plant in Carlos. Investigator Kindale Pittman told sister station Navasota News they identified the victim through fingerprint records. Pittman says foul play is NOT suspected in the […]

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