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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!

Arrest Follows Five Vehicle Crash South Of College Station

An accused drunk driver in the wrong lanes of Highway 6 was arrested following a five vehicle crash south of College Station before sunrise Friday morning. DPS reports the pileup was near the Westward Ho exit in front of Sexing Technologies. 22 year old Maya Malonson of Spring is out of jail after posting bond […]

Bryan School Board Challenging TEA List Of Career And Technology Programs

The Bryan school board is challenging the Texas Education Agency (TEA) over the absence of some district career and technology programs that are not on a TEA list that counts towards the state’s new A-F accountability rating system. During the board’s Monday workshop, members said Bryan ISD’s cosmetology, barbering, and auto-cad engineering programs are not […]

A&M System Board Of Regents Approves Out Of State Tuition Increase And Equine Complex Expansion On Flagship Campus

The cost of attending Texas A&M is going up $200 dollars a credit hour for non-resident students starting this fall. That follows a unanimous vote by the A&M system board of regents Thursday afternoon. Click HERE to read and download background information about the Texas A&M non-resident tuition increase. The request from president Michael Young […]

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Order New Hearing In Brazos County Death Penalty Case

A death row inmate from Brazos County is getting another court hearing. That’s after the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled the trial judge who removed himself after sentencing John Thuesen for capital murder nearly seven years ago was not allowed to return to preside over Thuesen’s post-trial appeals. Justices on the state’s highest criminal […]

Bryan School Board Decides To Interview Seven Superintendent Candidates

The Bryan school board’s superintendent search is down from 54 applicants to seven who will be interviewed. The unanimous decision was made following a two and a half hour executive session Wednesday night. No names were released as to who will be interviewed by the board next week. The board will review the interviews with […]

Texas House Committee Assignments Are Announced

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus announced committee assignments Thursday morning. John Raney of Bryan was promoted to vice-chairman of the higher education committee. Raney also continues to serve on the appropriations and administration committees. Kyle Kacal of College Station is vice-chairman of the rules and resolutions committee and is a member of the natural resources, […]

Texas Central Partners Progress Report On Land Acquisition & Opponents Reaction

The company planning to build high speed passenger train service between Houston and Dallas has announced how much property has been acquired. Texas Central Partners (TCP) reports it has reached option agreements on about 30 percent of the parcels estimated to be needed for the bullet train. TCP officials also say negotiations have resulted in […]

Suspect Identified In Highway 6 High Speed Chase

A two and a half hour manhunt Tuesday between Millican and Navasota ended at sunset thanks to a DPS helicopter. A Navasota man was arrested for leading a deputy Brazos County precinct two constable on a pursuit up and down Highway 6 where speeds exceeded 100 miles per hour. Charges against 30 year old Justin […]

Burglary & DWI Arrests

A local man awaiting trial on a charge of stealing $2,500 dollars of items from a storage shed last April is back in jail. Bryan police received a tip during the two o’clock hour Tuesday morning that 30 year old Tristan Merida broke a window of a parked pickup at The Presidio apartments on Finfeather. […]

Brazos County DA Announces Punishment In Three Criminal Cases

A Bryan man has admitted to four sets of crimes that took place two and three years ago. The Brazos County district attorney’s office reports 30 year old Ryan Walton received a 17 year prison sentence for assaulting a former girlfriend, threatening to kill a man after firing several shots in the air, and kicking […]

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