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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!

UPDATE: Still No Cause of Townhome Fire in North College Station

Tuesday morning update from the College Station fire department: · College Station Fire Department and Bryan Fire Department units responded to 923 Spring Loop at 20:48 hours for a reported structure fire. · First arriving unit on scene within four minutes at 20:52 and advised smoke showing from a single story structure and would be […]

Tire and Rim Theft Suspect Caught After Victim Calls CS Police

College Station police caught and arrested one of two men seen taking tires and rims off a truck parked in a driveway early Tuesday morning. The victim, who lives on Brussels Drive about one block east of Edelweiss Park, called about 3:30 a.m. and stayed on the phone with 9-1-1 dispatchers until officers arrived. 29 […]

CS Council Receives Bond Requests for $62.5 Million in Streets and Parks

For the second time in as many months, the College Station city council has heard recommendations about what to include in a possible bond issue this November without giving any direction. Staff recommendations include $60 million dollars of street and other transportation related projects and $2.5 million for park repairs and improvements. The only council […]

Cellphone Ping Locates Missing Texas Grandmother

Tuesday afternoon update: SEYMOUR, Texas (AP) _ A 75-year-old woman says she couldn’t walk after crashing her car into a ravine in North Texas, but survived for two days after pulling herself through a broken windshield and soaking her T-shirt in a nearby pond to get water. Wanda Mobley (MAH’-blee) told The Associated Press from […]

White Texas Man Admits Hate Crime Attack on Black Man

HOUSTON (AP) _ A white Houston-area man has pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime for the surprise punching of an elderly black man. In federal court in Houston on Tuesday, Conrad Alvin Barrett admitted to racial motivation in the Nov. 24, 2013, attack on his 81-year-old victim. Barrett used his cellphone to record the […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary June 29

Brazos County Issuing Marriage Licenses to Same Sex Couples

After hearing from state officials, the Brazos County Clerk’s office has started issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples. County Clerk Karen McQueen says she’s not going to force employees to issue a license if they’re not comfortable because there’s enough workers in her office…in her words…”to get the job done.” McQueen says the state […]

New Traffic Patterns Around Northside Garage

Reducing the congestion getting in and out of Northside Garage is something that has been studied by Texas A&M Transportation Services for the last couple of years. Executive director Peter Lange says this summer, some gates out of Northside garage on Ross and Ireland are being raised at 5 p.m. instead of 6. That change […]

CS School Board Delays Action on Possible Pay Increases

The College Station school board has postponed a decision about pay raises for the next school year. Administrators were ready to recommend a two percent raise at the last board meeting. Then new rates were announced for health insurance that would mean a net loss for most employees. Board president Valerie Jochen and secretary Jeff […]

College Station Police Warn of a Security Company Scam

News release from the College Station police department: The College Station Police Department recently learned that some of our citizens have received a recorded phone message from a company offering free installation of equipment for a security system that “is monitored 24 hours a day by police, fire and EMS.” The College Station Police Department […]

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