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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!

Last Summer’s Death Of A Huntsville Woman Is Ruled Accidental

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) _ The death of a woman last summer after she went missing in the Sam Houston National Forest in southeast Texas has been ruled accidental. Walker County authorities say an autopsy shows 55-year-old Theresa Kirkpatrick had methamphetamine among numerous drugs in her system. Sheriff Clint McRae tells The Huntsville Item that Kirkpatrick’s […]

College Station Firefighters Still Investigating Cause Of Friday Morning Apartment Fire

College Station firefighters are still looking for a cause to an apartment building fire Friday morning. Fire marshal Eric Dotson says fire damage was mostly on the outside of a four unit building at the Flats on 12, located on Harvey Mitchell across from the post office. Dotson says a resident who lived in another […]

College Station Council Supports Revised Plans For New Police Headquarters

The College Station city council voted unanimously Thursday to approve the final design concept for the new police headquarters at Krenek Tap and Dartmouth. The approval came on the third attempt by city staff and the city’s consultant. Police chief Scott McCollum told the council “We heard you loud and clear in previous council meetings […]

College Station Couple Arrested On Multiple Drug Charges Following Year Long Investigation

College Station police has arrested a couple that the department’s special investigations unit identified as narcotics dealers. CSPD estimates about $1,500 dollars of powder cocaine, crack cocaine, and methamphetamine were found hidden in a car parked outside a home off Rock Prairie West in the Sherwood Heights neighborhood. 29 year old Ashley Lott and 41 […]

Why A Bryan Man Returned To The Brazos County Jail For The 32nd Time In 22 Years

A Bryan man released from jail five weeks ago on charges of thefts with prior convictions and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, is back in jail again on similar charges. According to the arrest report from Bryan police, 39 year old Genaro Galvan is accused of driving a stolen truck in two business burglaries […]

Bryan Council Agrees To Consider Rental Registration Regulations

The Bryan city council directed staff at this week’s meeting to develop a proposed rental registration program. Councilman Greg Owens, who made the proposal, wanted language almost identical to College Station. Owens’s one exception that there would be no charge. Owens, who rental properties in College Station, said he was initially against the regulations but […]

Governor Abbott Announces Another Extension For Hurricane Harvey Victims In FEMA Transitional Housing

News release from Governor Abbott’s office: Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted Texas’ request to extend the deadline for Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) for victims of Hurricane Harvey. TSA helps displaced victims of the storm who are unable to return to their homes find short-term shelter in […]

San Antonio’s Mayor Backs Police Chief’s Actions In Human Smuggling Case

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – A Texas police chief is defending himself against a state investigation by saying his department acted appropriately in charging a man suspected of smuggling 12 immigrants with a state felony instead of referring the case to federal authorities. San Antonio police Chief William McManus said Thursday that he acted within his […]

Why Arlington’s Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Was Cancelled

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Officials in North Texas have denied a permit for a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade because they say organizers fell short on funding for security and traffic management. The parade planned for Arlington had drawn threats of protests and boycotts after it was announced Gov. Greg Abbott would serve as […]

What Not To Take The Next Time You Visit The Texas State Capitol

News release from the Texas Department of Public Safety: The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is implementing certain security measures at the Texas Capitol Complex and Capitol Grounds to enhance safety. These measures are aimed at preventing violent confrontations during protests and demonstrations; maintaining order; and protecting all Capitol visitors from injury or infringement […]

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