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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!

Congressman Bill Flores Comments After Paul Ryan’s Announcement And Mark Zuckerberg’s Testimony

News release from Congressman Bill Flores following House Speaker Paul Ryan’s announcement that he is not running for re-election: “Under Paul Ryan’s leadership as Speaker, we have been able to provide hardworking American families and businesses with much-needed tax reform and regulatory reform, we have begun rebuilding our military, and we have put forward an […]

Bryan Man Hospitalized After Stabbing And Police Announce One Arrest

A Bryan man is in the hospital with a medically induced coma after he was stabbed Wednesday night. Bryan police arrested 34 year old Wakeem Mathis Sr. on a charge of aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury. According to the arrest report, the victim received several life threatening knife wounds at his apartment. Mathis told […]

Ribbon Cutting At The Texas A&M System’s $70 Million Dollar Center For Infrastructure Renewal

The Texas A&M system’s $70 million dollar center for infrastructure renewal (CIR) was officially opened with a ribbon cutting Wednesday morning. Speakers included Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, state senator Paul Bettencourt of Houston, A&M system board of regents chairman Charles Schwartz, and system chancellor John Sharp. They and other speakers all touted the research and […]

Bryan City Council Hires Consultant To Design Superpark At The Former Municipal Golf Course

The Bryan city council is taking the next step in converting the former municipal golf course and adjacent land into a superpark. The council is dipping into reserves to pay an unbudgeted $487,000 dollars to hire a consultant. The one chosen out of 13 who expressed interest, will do a preliminary design and a preliminary […]

Recapping Monday’s College Station School Board Discussion Of Changing High School Boundaries

The College Station school board now has six options to adjust boundaries of Consolidated and College Station high schools. Two more maps were unveiled during a two hour workshop Monday night. All seven members said they had trouble with moving students who could walk or bike to school, a theme of many of the parents […]

FRIDAY’S Aggie Ring Day Moved Indoors And No Change To Saturday’s Schedule

From the Texas A&M Association of Former Students: Due to predictions of severe weather for Friday, April 13, The Association of Former Students is implementing a weather contingency plan and will relocate the Aggie Ring delivery FOR FRIDAY ONLY from the Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center to inside the Hall of Champions at Kyle […]

Why There Is Fencing Blocking Spaces At Downtown Bryan’s Parking Garage

In the next month, repairs will start on the north side of the downtown Bryan parking garage. The Brazos Transit District (BTD) owns the garage across 26th Street from the courthouse. BTD lawyer Wayne Rife says several months ago, the district noticed some movement of the block walls on the perimeter of the north side […]

College Station City Council Approves New Athletic Field Lighting And Additional Work At Lincoln Recreation Center

More than $1 million dollars of new lighting at College Station softball and soccer fields is planned for later this year. The city council at its last meeting approved a contract for L-E-D lights at Central Park softball fields and Brian Bachmann park soccer fields. According to background information from parks and recreation director David […]

Brazos County DA’s Office Announces Guilty Pleas In Two Criminal Cases

A College Station man who survived being shot almost eight years ago is headed to prison. The Brazos County district attorney’s office reports 39 year old Edward Figgers admitted to threatening his sister with a knife in February of last year. Figgers also pleaded guilty to at least five other crimes, including assaulting his girlfriend […]

Arrests For Driving A Lawn Mower On A Highway, Vehicle Burglaries, And Drunk Driving While Awaiting Another DWI Trial

You can be arrested for driving a riding lawn mower on a highway. That’s happened to a Bryan man last Friday morning. According to the arrest report from Bryan police, an officer who knows 74 year old Joe Harvey Adams from a prior traffic stop saw him on his mower on Highway 21. According to […]

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