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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 Higher Education Coordinating Board Names A New Commissioner

From the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board: The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (Coordinating Board) today voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Harrison Keller to serve as the next commissioner of higher education. Dr. Keller will assume his new post on Oct. 1. “The Search Committee recommended him to the board after a national search, because […]

Arrests On Charges Of Aggravated Assault Of A Neighbor, Multiple Sexual Assaults Of A Child, And Illegal Possession Of 44 Types Of Ecstasy

A Bryan man living at an eastside apartment tells police he struck his neighbor in the head with a wooden baseball bat because the victim had been driving him crazy for three years. 65 year old James Macik was arrested last Saturday on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. According to the […]

Arrests For Burleson County Arson And Violating Brazos County Protection Orders

A Somerville man remains in the Brazos County jail following his arrest last weekend on warrants charging him with breaking into a Burleson County private club last Thursday and setting it on fire. According to the Burleson County sheriff’s office, Club 166, which is on FM 166 east of Caldwell, is considered a total loss. […]

Texas Prison System Director Tells Federal Judge They Failed To Fix Oppressive Heat Problems

HOUSTON (AP) _ The head of Texas’ prison system has acknowledged state officials violated the settlement of a lawsuit over oppressive heat faced by some prisoners. During a court hearing Tuesday in Houston, Bryan Collier, executive director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, said officials failed to fix problems with an air conditioning system […]

Bryan School Board Receives Update On Legislative Changes In Mental Health And Counseling Services

School districts around Texas are dealing with at least five new state laws just in the area of student mental health and counseling. Click HERE to read and download the presentation given to the Bryan school board during their September 3, 2019 meeting. A review of the new laws and regulations were part of the […]

Boston Based Real Estate Investment Firm Acquires Third B/CS Multifamily Complex

A Boston-based real estate investment firm has made its third purchase in Bryan/College Station in the last three years. West Shore LLC has announced the acquisition of the 261 unit Broadstone residential development in The Traditions. Broadstone will be integrated into the adjacent 8085 at Traditions community, which has 396 units. The newly combined 657 […]

Sugar Land Woman Arrested By College Station Police On Child Abandonment Charges

College Station police responding to a disturbance at five in the morning last Thursday discovered an argument between an eight and a nine year old. That led to the arrest of their mother on child abandonment charges. According to the arrest report, the children were left alone for more than ten hours in a home […]

United Way Of The Brazos Valley Update

WTAW’s Bill Oliver visits with United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince and the director of UWBV partner agency Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Terry Dougherty. Listen to “United Way of the Brazos Valley update, September 9 2019” on Spreaker. Share this article:

Invitation To Help Plan The Future Development Of College Station

The city of College Station is asking for the public’s assistance to evaluate the city’s 20 year comprehensive plan at its midway point. Public assistance is being requested to evaluate the plan at its midway point. City officials consider that crucial to ensure the plan is on track to help guide the city’s growth over […]

Bryan School Board Hears Committee’s Continuing Work For May 2020 Bond Issue

The Bryan school board’s last two meetings have included updates from administrators on the work of a community committee that is looking at a bond issue in May of 2020 ranging between $125 and $160 million dollars. Click HERE to read and download May 2020 bond information from the August 27, 2019 Bryan school board […]

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