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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!

Bryan ISD Looking For New Rudder High School Principal

The night after the Bryan school board filled two principal positions, another opening was created. Rudder High principal Bennie Mayes is leaving after three years to become Waller ISD’s next chief of secondary schools. Mayes came to Bryan after serving as a junior high principal in Waller. Bryan ISD has created a survey on the […]

Bryan School Board President Talks About School Safety

Public school officials around the state continue to review last week’s safety recommendations proposed by Governor Abbott. Bryan school board president Mark McCall told WTAW News the district already does some of the things in the governor’s more than 40 page report. One example is the district’s relationship with the Bryan police department. McCall says […]

College Station City Council Votes On Current And Future Development Plans

The last College Station city council meeting includes two votes on items related to housing, commercial, and business developments. The council approved plans to develop and market 250 acres the city is now calling the “College Station Business Center. The land is generally bordered on the west by the freeway, the south by Fitch, and […]

Bryan Woman Accused Of Setting Fire To Her Home

There was moderate fire damage to a west Bryan home and its furnishings early Tuesday morning. Three family members and an adult guest told fire and police investigators the fire was set. Officer Kelley McKethan says a domestic disturbance ended in the woman living at the home pouring gasoline inside the home, igniting the fuel, […]

Bryan Boys & Girls Club Reopens Thursday After An Emergency Closing On Wednesday

Update: The Bryan location of the Boys & Girls Club will reopen Thursday, following an emergency closing on Wednesday. The emergency was best described as “plumbing backup issues” that required a professional cleaning crew. Club officials thanked the local SERVPRO franchise for donating services and products that sanitized the affected areas. From the Boys & […]

Corpus Christi Area Man Hospitalized After He Was Bit By A Decapitated Rattlesnake

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) _ A South Texas man almost died after he was bitten by the head of a rattlesnake he’d just decapitated. The incident happened May 27 as Milo and Jennifer Sutcliffe were doing yard work at their home near Lake Corpus Christi. Jennifer Sutcliffe said her husband found a 4-foot rattlesnake and […]

“Explosive” Comments From An Inpatient Passenger Shuts Down Bush Airport International Terminal

HOUSTON (AP) _ Officials say police have detained “an impatient passenger” who made comments about explosives in a bag that prompted the bomb squad to close the international terminal at Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport for nearly an hour. Houston Airport System spokesman Bill Begley says no explosives were found during the closure Wednesday morning. Airport […]

Galveston County Is The Victim Of A Six Digit E-Mail Scam

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) _ Investigators say a Southeast Texas county appears to be the victim of a $525,000 email scam after government funds meant for road repairs were sent to a wrong account. Galveston County Treasurer Kevin Walsh says the scam was discovered Monday after county officials reviewed email correspondence with a Houston construction company […]

16 Year Old To Be Prosecuted As An Adult On A Charge Of Shooting A High School Classmate

WAXAHACHIE, Texas (AP) _ A 16-year-old boy accused of shooting a female classmate in their North Texas high school cafeteria will stand trial as an adult. State District Judge Cindy Ermatinger ordered Tuesday that Chad Anthony Padilla (pa-DEE’-yah) be prosecuted as an adult on an aggravated assault charge in the Jan. 22 shooting of a […]

Bryan School Board Approves Filling Four Administrator Vacancies

Bryan school board members filled four existing administration vacancies during Monday’s workshop meeting. Two new elementary principals are coming from the district’s central office. The new principal at Johnson, JoLyn Bricker, was the assistant director of curriculum and instruction. The new principal at Houston, Mandy Wells, was the elementary language arts coordinator. A BISD spokesman […]

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