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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 Member Of The Electoral College Resigns Because He Won’t Vote For Trump

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A Republican member of the Electoral College from Texas says he’s resigning rather than casting one of the state’s 38 electoral votes for Donald Trump. Art Sisneros previously told The Associated Press that he was wavering on supporting Trump because the Republican “is not biblically qualified for office.” In a lengthy […]

Allen Stanford Loses U.S. Supreme Court Appeal

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Supreme Court has declined to disturb the conviction of former Texas tycoon R. Allen Stanford on fraud, conspiracy and obstruction charges. The justices had no comment Monday on their order rejecting Stanford’s appeal of his 2012 conviction for running a Ponzi scheme that bilked investors out of $7.2 billion. He was […]

City Leaders Promote Contributing To The Salvation Army Bell Ringers

A five year winning streak is on the line between the cities…in the competition of which city council can raise the most money in the Salvation Army’s holiday red kettle campaign. The mayoral challenge…on December 3rd…was a subject was brought up Monday night at both city council meetings. In Bryan, that was part of the […]

Aggie Associate Dean Among Three Finalists For Ag Chancellor Opening At The University Of Tennessee

An associate dean at Texas A&M’s college of agriculture is one of three finalists for the top job at the University of Tennessee’s ag school. Alan Sams will be in Tennessee between December 7 and 9 to meet with employees, students, and community members as part of the final selection process to lead their ag […]

Bryan Council Approves More School Flashing Zone Lights & New Signals At Villa Maria And Carter Creek

Former members of the Bryan city council at this week’s meeting approved more flashing lights at school zones. Public Works director Jayson Barfknecht was asked about the staff recommendation. The flashing lights will be installed around Bryan Collegiate and five elementary schools…Bowen, Branch, Carver/Kemp, Houston, and Neal. Existing lights will also be replaced around Allen […]

Second Trail Coming To Lick Creek Park Following CS Utility Extension

The College Station city council was told at this week’s meeting that completion of the new Lick Creek Park trail is expected next month. That’s eight years after voters approved a bond issue that included improvements at the nature park. But a second trail will be built, after action earlier this month by the former […]

Brazos County Commissioners Approve Receiving Bids On Expo Expansion

A $3 million dollar expansion of the Brazos County Expo is expected to be completed by next year’s Brazos Valley Fair. That’s after the county commission approved seeking bids at this week’s meeting. Expo General Manager Tom Quarles says phase three addresses current and future needs. One project is modifying the south arena concession stand […]

Five Year Old Found Tied Up Behind San Antonio Restaurant

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ Authorities in San Antonio are investigating why a 5-year-old girl was left tied up and abandoned behind a fast-food restaurant. Police Sgt. Patrick Day says authorities received a call about 2:30 a.m. Friday from a drug store employee who spotted the child alone behind a nearby Burger King. Police have tracked […]

Texas Jury Awards Boone Pickens $146 Million

PECOS, Texas (AP) – A jury has awarded oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens $146 million over a dispute related to ownership and revenues from more than 160 oil wells in two West Texas counties. The jury in Pecos on Wednesday ruled in favor of Pickens’ company, Mesa Petroleum Partners, after a three-week trial. Pickens had […]

Baylor Settles With Two Women Who Reported Sexual Assaults

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University says it has reached a settlement with two women who reported being gang-raped by football players. In a joint statement issued with the lawyers for the women, Baylor interim President David Garland apologized and the school acknowledged it did not properly handle the students’ initial reports when they came […]

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