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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!

Longtime Brazos County Crime Stoppers Board Member Retires

From Brazos County Crime Stoppers: Robert G. Crawford Sr. recently announced in an e-mail to the Crime Stoppers Board of Directors that he planned to resign his position as Chairman of the Board effective immediately. Robert was first appointed to the Crime Stoppers Board in 1998 and has served continuously since that time. In 2012 […]

Former Bryan Federal Prison Guard Sentenced For Sex With Inmates

Two months ago, a former guard at the federal women’s prison in Bryan admitted to sexual contact with two inmates two years ago. Thursday, 45 year old James Graves received his punishment. A federal judge in Houston sentenced Graves to 21 months in prison, followed by ten years of supervised release. Graves was also ordered […]

More BB Gun Vandalism in College Station

For the second time in as many weeks, windows have been shot out of vehicles in College Station. Sometime Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning, seven vehicles were hit in the parking lot of The Zone apartments off Holleman Drive. Nothing was removed from any of the vehicles. Anyone with surveillance video or other information […]

Trailer & Equipment Taken From Leon County Precinct Shop Recovered In Brazos County

While the search continues for two men who ran from a DPS traffic stop Wednesday morning near Millican, the driver who was stopped was arrested for stealing a trailer loaded with equipment owned by Leon County. According to the DPS arrest report, 34 year old Kenneth Deshaun Gordon of Houston was driving a pickup pulling […]

CS Woman Arrested For Threatening Roommate With Piece Of A Broken Mirror

For the third time in ten months, a College Station woman is in the Brazos County jail. College Station police arrested 44 year old Kimberly Calhoun Thursday on a charge of aggravated assault with a weapon. According to the arrest report, Calhoun denies chasing another woman their home with a six inch piece of a […]

Two Opportunities To Visit With Bryan Police Saturday

Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about two opportunities on Saturday to visit one-on-one with officers.   Both gatherings are in the downtown area. “Coffee with A Cop” is Saturday morning at Village CafĂ© from 8 until 10 a.m. That is followed by “Lunch with Law Enforcement” at […]

Children Removed From Bryan Home And Parents Arrested

Bryan police responding to a report of a young family living in deplorable conditions lead to child protective services removing three young children from the home and the arrests of the parents. BPD and CPS responded July 1 to a mobile home off Leonard Road. According to police, the home had no running water, no […]

North Texas Man Heading To Prison For 2008 Sexual Abuse Of A Child In Brazos County

In 2012, a north Texas man was given probation for sexually abusing a 15 year old girl in Brazos County in 2008. 28 year old John Henry Pelser is back in the Brazos County jail, awaiting transport to a state prison. That’s after another district judge sentenced Pelser to ten years for the attack that […]

Madison, Leon, & Falls Among More Counties Added To Federal Disaster Declaration From May Flooding

From Governor Abbott’s office: The federal government today granted Governor Greg Abbott’s federal disaster request for Public Assistance for Bosque, Brazos, Callahan, Coleman, Comanche, Erath, Falls, Fisher, Lee, Leon, Madison, Palo Pinto, Somervell, Stephens, Trinity, Tyler and Walker Counties, amending the June 11th disaster declaration following severe flooding across the State of Texas in May.

No Injuries After Train Hits Car Near Downtown Bryan

No was was injured after a train struck a car near downtown Bryan Tuesday night. Bryan police reported a car was stuck on the tracks at 27th and Sims. The occupants got out and police were attempting to contact the railroad when the train struck the car.

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