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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!

Another Record Fall Enrollment at Texas A&M

News release from Texas A&M: After awarding a record 15,302 degrees during the just-completed academic year, Texas A&M University begins the new school year with record enrollment: 66,426 overall and 60,979 on the College Station campus—placing it first in Texas and high among the leaders nationally. The 20th class day figures include Texas A&M’s branch […]

CSISD School Board Adopts Boundary Changes After Responding To Attacks By Parents

The College Station school board has adopted changes in school attendance zones at fifth through 12th grade campuses as recommended by their 37 member committee. But the board’s focus Tuesday night during a 90 minute discussion was on how some parents went too far to express their opinions. Board members compared the majority of parental […]

Bryan Police Update

Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about Thursday morning’s Coffee with a Cop at the Brazos County Health Department, a grant to help catch drunk drivers, and locations of increased traffic enforcement.

Property Theft Arrests Made By Bryan & College Station Police

Bryan police responding Sunday night to neighborhood reports of suspicious activity led to the arrests of three teenagers on charges of engaging in organized criminal activity. According to the arrest report, a pair of 17 year olds…Quincy Taylor and Christopher Gilbert Jr…along with a 16 year old whose name was not released, are accused of […]

College Station Police Make Two Drug Busts

College Station police seized multiple quantities of illegal drugs during recent arrests at two apartment complexes. A Pearland man, 21 year old Nicholas Kindla, is out of jail after posting bonds of more than $160,000 dollars. That follows the execution of a search warrant of his apartment at The Woodlands on Harvey Mitchell Parkway. Officers […]

Days Away From Starting The Fifth Brazos Valley Fair

The end of next week is the start of the fifth Brazos Valley Fair. General Manager Tom Quarles says expanded entertainment choices includes a larger ranch rodeo. Quarles also says the children’s ag-land area has been expanded to keep up with the demand. More to do for fairgoers means more volunteer opportunities. There is no […]

Easterwood Airport Construction Update

The company that manages Easterwood Airport for the Texas A&M System has checked off another box towards financing improvements benefiting private, corporate, and military aircraft. John Clanton at Astin Aviation says the county has no financial obligation to the bond issue that features a new 40,000 square foot hangar. Last week, county commissioners certified that […]

One Charged, One Convicted From Bryan Child Injury Case

Last November, Bryan police was alerted to an infant flown to a hospital in Austin for treatment of a fractured skull and other injuries to her head and liver. The baby’s mother has been convicted of allowing her daughter to be in the father’s care without her supervision. 25 year old Markisha Burton was sentenced […]

Houston Dentist Shoots A Flasher

HOUSTON (AP) _ Police say a man is hospitalized after a Houston dentist shot him after the man exposed himself to him and his employees and chased them from the office. The incident happened about 1 p.m. Tuesday at the office just off Interstate 45 in southeastern Houston, about 2 miles north of Hobby Airport. […]

Longview High School Librarian Suspended For Using Trump-Clinton Cutouts With Modified Campaign Comments

LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) _ An East Texas school librarian has been suspended after posting life-size cutouts of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton and adding modified campaign comments that some patrons found offensive. Trustees of the Longview Independent School District on Monday night suspended the Longview High School librarian for two days without pay. The Longview […]

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