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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!

TxDOT Hosting Public Transportation Workshop For Seniors And Disabled Users

If you’re 65 or older and/or disabled…and do or want to use public transportation…you’re encouraged to participate in a workshop in downtown Bryan Tuesday afternoon. Kari Banta with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is collecting requests on how to spend $6.5 million dollars in federal money for the next two years. This is expected […]

Texas Getting A New Secretary Of State

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos is leaving and being replaced by a former utility regulator with business ties on the U.S.-Mexico border. Gov. Greg Abbott announced Monday that Rolando Pablos will become Texas’ chief elections officer in January. Pablos is the former CEO of Borderplex Alliance, an El Paso-based economic […]

Crash Closes Parts Of Two Bryan Streets

South of downtown Bryan, Main Street and South College were closed between Homestead and Dodge most of Friday. That’s after a crash where a vehicle snapped a utility pole with electric, phone, and possibly cable lines. BTU tweeted having to take at least five hours to repair the pole. Police report the driver of a […]

Store Employee Injured In West Bryan Armed Robbery

An armed robbery in west Bryan early Friday morning left an employee with minor injuries. Police report the clerk at the Highway 21 Truck Stop was beaten by one of two men who entered the store. A second man fired a gun, but no one was hit by the gunfire. The two suspects and a […]

College Station’s Christmas In The Park, Downtown Bryan’s First Friday, & The B/CS Christmas Parade Preparing For The Weather

A rainy forecast has prompted announcements related to this weekend’s College Station “Christmas In The Park” event at Central Park, the Downtown Bryan Association’s First Friday event, and Sunday afternoon’s 90th B/CS Christmas Parade. Click HERE to be directed to the city of College Station’s Twitter feed. Click HERE to be directed to the Downtown […]

Text to 9-1-1 Now Available in Brazos County

If you are in Brazos County and need to report an emergency…but can’t talk to dispatchers…you can now send a text to 9-1-1. Patrick Corley, the executive director of the Brazos County 9-1-1 Emergency Communications District, says talking to dispatchers is still the best option. Corley says the text feature should be used by those […]

Bryan Man Is Hospitalized With A Gunshot Wound

A disturbance at an apartment complex near downtown Bryan Wednesday night resulted in gunfire. Police are looking for three men who were involved in the altercation outside the Normandy Manor apartments on East 29th behind Chicken Express. Officer Kelley McKethan says the victim is hospitalized in stable condition. No one else was hit by the […]

Six Arrests & Four More Sought In Multi County Drug Trafficking Operation

Six Bryan residents have been arrested and four more suspects are being sought in what the department of public safety (DPS) calls a multi-agency investigation in Brazos and surrounding counties involving organized crime and drug trafficking. The College Station and Bryan police departments were among five agencies involved in seizing 15 weapons and $242,000 dollars […]

Governor Abbott Vows To Cut Funds To Sanctuary Campuses

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he will cut funding to public universities that become what he described as “sanctuary” campuses for immigrant students. The Republican provided no other details. Abbott tweeted the vow Thursday in response to a story about Texas State University students urging school leaders to declare the campus […]

Trinity ISD Van That Is Rear Ended Results In Student’s Death

Update: TRINITY, Texas (AP) _ Officials say 10 students and a driver have been treated and released from an East Texas hospital after a school van was rear-ended by a pickup truck in a wreck that left one child dead. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the Trinity Independent School District van was struck […]

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