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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!

Volunteers Needed At The Dispute Resolution Center

A local non-profit, aimed at helping people resolve conflict peacefully, is in need of volunteers to undergo training as mediators. Tori Ellis, the Executive Director at the Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) says they offer what is required by the state of Texas. The next free beginner’s course is scheduled to start June 1. More information […]

College Station Councilman Barry Moore on WTAW

College Station city councilman Barry Moore discussed planning and zoning issues and other topics with Scott Delucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs, May 19 2017.  

U.S. Army Special Operations Training Returned To Brazos & Surrounding Counties

For the third straight year, the Army has conducted special operations training in Brazos and surrounding counties. In 2015, Army officials from Fort Bragg, North Carolina appeared before Brazos County commissioners to get initial approval. There was no public appearance before soldiers arrived last year and earlier this month. But at a recent commissioners court […]

Four Men Plead To Criminal Charges In Brazos County District Court

A College Station man has admitted to striking his wife three times in the same day last July…the last time knocking her unconscious and breaking her jaw. 41 year old Nickolai Davis, who the Brazos County district attorney’s office said had two prior convictions for family violence in Nacogdoches County, was sentenced to 25 years […]

Chilifest 2017 Awards Grants To 36 Organizations & Charities

News release from Kristen Distributing Company and Chilifest Inc. Kristen Distributing Company, along with the sponsorship of Miller Lite, are pleased to announce that Chilifest 2017 was a huge success as a community of volunteers worked together to deliver an event that was safe and fun! For over 26 years, Chilifest Inc. has been able […]

CS School Board Turns Down Requested Waiver Of Policy Covering Non-School Use Of District Facilities

The College Station school board has decided not to grant a waiver to its policy concerning non-school use of district facilities. Tuesday night’s decision came after a request was made at last month’s board meeting by a for-profit drama organization to use buildings right after school. Jeff Harris and Valerie Jochen was among those sharing […]

Keep Brazos Beautiful Holds 2017 Awards Luncheon

Keep Brazos Beautiful (KBB) held their 2017 awards luncheon on Wednesday. Founded in 1980, KBB focuses on litter control, recycling, beautification, and education. The keynote speaker was Texas A&M college of architecture associate professor Geoffrey Booth. The title of his address was “The Economic Impact of Beautification”. Booth praised KBB’s efforts, saying that enhances the […]

Million Dollar Improvements Starting Friday At Bryan ISD’s SFA Football Field & Track

The Bryan school board is taking advantage of saving money on construction projects from the district’s 2014 bond issue to convert the Stephen F. Austin (SFA) middle school football field to artificial turf. The board Monday night unanimously approved spending an additional $709,000 dollars, above $243,000 dollars previously promoted to replace the track and make […]

CSISD School Board Hires Chief Academic Officer

For the last three years, the College Station school district has had two deputy administrators reporting to superintendent Clark Ealy. Tuesday night, the CSISD school board brought back a third deputy and hired the district’s first chief academic officer. Superintendent Clark Ealy says Penny Tramel of Coppell will start July first. Dr. Tramel will join […]

Bryan Council Approves Property Improvement Grants

The Bryan city council has approved staff recommendations to award about $200,000 dollars in matching grants to the owners of 11 business buildings and properties. Two are located in the downtown area. Twin City Mission’s Alice’s Attic resale store at 22nd and Main would receive about $61,000 dollars towards restoring the building’s exterior…which includes repairing […]

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