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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!

Texas A&M Academic Building May Be Renamed “Governor Rick Perry ’72 Building”

The Texas A&M System Board of Regents is holding a special meeting Thursday afternoon to consider renaming the Academic Building on the flagship campus the “Governor Rick Perry ’72 Building.” The Texas Tribune initially reported the story after finding the special meeting notice Tuesday morning on the Texas Secretary of State’s website. The A&M System […]

Bryan School Board Approves 2015-16 Calendar

Parents of Bryan school district students will have the same calendar format next year. That’s after the school board unanimously adopted what teachers favored by a wide margin and what was recommended by a school district committee. Board president David Stasny says there was a “rather large disparity” with parents who wanted a shorter Thanksgiving […]

CS Police Arrests for Child Endangerment & DWI Crash

A one year old girl has been reunited with her mother after the child was reported missing. College Station police received the report Monday shortly before 6 p.m. Two citizens later called seeing the child resting near her father, who was found passed out near the intersection of Southwest Parkway and Cypress in a grassy […]

Walkway from Bastrop Prison Camp Found in Burnet

BURNET, Texas (AP) _ An ex-CEO of some Oklahoma energy companies has been caught after escaping from a minimum security federal prison in Central Texas. Authorities say 55-year-old Jimmy Morrisett was located Tuesday at an abandoned house in Burnet (BER’-net), where he’s from. Morrisett was discovered missing Sunday night after apparently walking away from the […]

Mom & Aunt Get Probation For Giving One Year Old Vodka Shots

HOUSTON (AP) _ A 17-year-old Houston mother has been sentenced to probation after her year-old daughter was hospitalized for alcohol poisoning. KHOU-TV (http://bit.ly/16pwhbn ) reports a complaint says the child in February drank the equivalent of six shots of vodka. The mother pleaded guilty Monday to felony child endangerment and received three years of deferred […]

United Way Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the progress of the community and the state employees charitable campaigns along with a reminder of a gift wrapping fundraiser for the local 2-1-1 Texas operation that resumes this weekend.

Bryan PD Identify Two Armed Robbery Suspects

Bryan police has released the identities of two suspects from an armed robbery last week. Arrest warrants have been issued 28 year old Bill Geoffrey Garcia and 29 year old Sonya Martinez of Bryan. They are accused of shooting a man outside the I-Stop convenience store on College Main and taking his truck. The victim […]

Time Set for Kyle Field Implosion

Sunday’s implosion of the west side of Kyle Field has been scheduled to take place at 8 a.m. Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp also announced there will be a brief ceremony where he and Board of Regents Chairman Phil Adams of Bryan will present remarks. That will take place on the roof of […]

Bush School Study Concludes Fracking Adds to Stress on Texas’ Water Supply

News release from Texas A&M University: A new economic and policy analysis concludes that the hydraulic fracturing (HF) or “fracking” being done in Texas is adding to the state’s overuse of its water resources, but is only part of the state’s water problem. A recent study conducted by students at the Bush School of Government […]

Red Kettle Volunteers Still Being Recruited By B/CS Salvation Army

Heading into the weekend, the B/CS Salvation Army was at 46 percent of their fundraising goal for next year. Lt. Jeremy Walker says volunteer bell ringers at their red kettles are welcomed through Christmas Eve. If you’re not able to volunteer, you can still contribute at the kettles. Walker says 82 cents of every dollar […]

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