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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!

Goats Killed At Waco Home Base Of TV’s “Fixer Upper”

WACO, Texas (AP) – Police say two goats were fatally shot on the Magnolia Homes property in Waco, Texas, featured on the HGTV television show “Fixer Upper.” Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said Sunday that investigators are trying to determine who killed the livestock. Police believe one or more people entered the property sometime […]

Multiple Fire Departments Put Out Oil Tank Fire In Bryan

The source of thick and black smoke over Bryan Sunday around noon was an oil tank fire behind a nursing home near the Blinn College campus. Fire chief Randy McGregor says no cause has been determined to how the fire started, and no one was injured. The Lampstand nursing home on East 29th, west of […]

Wrong Way Driver Killed In West Bryan Crash

A Bryan woman was killed Sunday morning in a two vehicle crash on Harvey Mitchell Parkway near Villa Maria. Bryan police reported a southbound car was driving in the northbound lanes when it struck a pickup. The driver, 83 year old Toshiko Bessette, died at the scene. The driver of the pickup was taken to […]

UPDATE: Bryan Police Find This Man?

Saturday update, quoting Bryan police: Person has been identified! Original story from Bryan police: On 4/4/16 a stolen check was cashed at Aggieland Credit Union located at 2127 E. WJB in Bryan. This person is a person of interest and we need to talk with him. We are asking that if anyone recognizes him to […]

Rare Community Meeting Held Involving A State Licensed Youth Facility

A state-licensed residential care facility for eight though 17 year old boys located northeast of Bryan that’s been in business for 16 years has been under fire by neighbors and the Bryan school district. Complaints from neighbors to state representative Kyle Kacal resulted in a recent meeting. Kacal told WTAW News his foremost concern was […]

Julian Castro Doesn’t Think Hillary Will Ask Him To Be Her Running Mate

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – U.S. Housing Secretary Julian Castro says he isn’t being vetted as a potential running mate for Democrat Hillary Clinton. Castro deflected questions Friday while in his hometown of San Antonio about whether he would accept an invitation from Clinton to become her vice presidential running mate. The 41-year-old former San Antonio […]

Infomaniacs: June 17, 2016 (8:00am)

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FEMA Repeats Scam Warning to Storm Victims

HOUSTON (AP) _ Houston police have arrested a man who allegedly posed as a government assistance worker after storms and scammed flood victims. Police say 25-year-old Derron L. Skinner was arrested Thursday on a forgery charge. He’s free on $50,000 bond. One victim told police that a friend of hers claimed to know a Federal […]

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