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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 Council Agrees To Continue Development Of Northgate “Front Porch” Project

The College Station city council has endorsed the idea of developing a tribute to musicians who got their start in the Northgate district. The focal point would be a bronze “front porch” featuring Robert Earl Keen and Lyle Lovett, who got their start as Texas A&M students singing and writing songs on the porch of […]

UPDATE: Two Arrests After CS Man Sustains Multiple Injuries After He Beaten Over Not Having Meth

A College Station man who was taken to the hospital with multiple injuries and the arrests of two Conroe men on robbery charges Thursday is the result of an attempted drug buy. That’s according to the arrest report from College Station police of an incident at an apartment near Northgate in the area of First […]

TCEQ Permit Sought By West Bryan Manufacturer Clears Legal Requirements

There’s an update to a request a west Bryan manufacturer made to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) in February of last year to add equipment that will generate more air pollution. On Tuesday, TCEQ’s executive director announced the application from Saint-Gobain Ceramics meets legal requirements. That’s after receiving written comments from more than […]

Prosecutors: Pay Us Or Delay Ken Paxton’s Fraud Trial

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Prosecutors who have spent nearly two years building a criminal case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on securities fraud charges now want his upcoming trial postponed until they’re paid. The request Thursday comes amid a protracted battle over more than $200,000 in legal fees that special prosecutors say they’re owed […]

Big Response To What Turned Out To Be A Small Ammonia Leak

There was a full fire department response to what turned out to be a small ammonia leak on the Texas A&M campus Thursday afternoon. A WTAW listener texted us (979-695-1620) after seeing the arrival at the Rosenthal meat science center of two fire engines from College Station, one from Bryan, a College Station ambulance, and […]

Changes Made To The Public Comments Portion Of Bryan City Council Meetings

Changes have been made to when you can speak at Bryan city council meetings. Last month, the decision was made to separate public comments from the agenda business of the council’s evening meeting. Previously, public comments were after 6 p.m., before the council considered action items. Now, public comments start at 5:30, or after the […]

More Time And More Money To Complete City of College Station Software Project

A city of College Station project taking four years instead of two to complete and cost going from $4 to $4.8 million dollars was discussed at the city council’s February 23rd meeting. Councilman James Benham took city staff to task before being part of a unanimous vote to spend an additional $279,500 dollars to outside […]

UPDATE: AT&T Cell Phones Now Taking 9-1-1 Calls Following Outage

Update from the Brazos County 9-1-1 District: As of 9:30 pm, AT&T is reporting that the issue with their network has been resolved. Test calls made locally on the AT&T network are now routing and connecting as expected. We hope to get some more details from AT&T in the next day or so regarding the […]

Videos Released Of February Shooting Involving A Bryan Policeman

Bryan’s police chief commended how an officer addressed a confrontation last month that ended with a local man being shot. Comments from Eric Buske on Wednesday came the day after a Brazos County grand jury took no criminal action against officer Steven Laughlin. Buske released video from Laughlin’s body camera…which showed the officer tried 20 […]

21 Hours Later, Texas Senate Committee Approves Bathroom Bill

The Texas Senate’s State Affairs committee early Wednesday morning endorsed legislation that would require people to use public bathrooms that correspond with the sex on their birth certificates. The committee vote on Senate Bill 6 was 7-1. According to the Texas Tribune, Senator Charles Schwertner, who represents Brazos County, was not present for the vote […]

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