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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!

Local Reaction To Wall Street Volatility

From Friday, February 9:UNDATED (AP) _ Wall Street has capped a day of wild swings with a late-afternoon rally that reversed steep early losses and sent the Dow Jones industrial average higher. Even with the rebound, this was the worst week for the market in about two years. The S&P 500 rose just over 38 […]

Have You Seen This Vehicle Burglar?

During a three week period ending last Friday, College Station and Bryan police received nearly 80 reports of unlocked vehicle burglaries. Since then, police has received very few new cases. But business is up at the Brazos County sheriff’s office. Several unlocked vehicles were entered east of Bryan in the Whitetail Run subdivision between Coulter […]

A&M System Regents Cancel A&M Faculty Veto Power In Future Academic Leader Searches

The Texas A&M system board of regents has unanimously changed the way senior academic leaders at the flagship university are hired. Faculty members could play a role in the future, but they will no longer have veto power in the selection of deans and department heads among other positions. According to the new policy: Except […]

Two Bryan House Fires Blamed On Misuse Of Space Heaters

Bryan firefighters put out two house fires Thursday that were both started by the misuse of space heaters. Deputy fire marshal William Bouse says occupants of a home on Highway 21 east of the Castle Heights neighborhood escaped injury despite the home not having smoke detectors. There were also no injuries to those living on […]

Texas A&M System Board Of Regents Approve Building Projects On Flagship & RELLIS Campuses

The Texas A&M system board of regents approved proceeding with three building projects Thursday where groundbreaking will take place next month. Another large building project for the Texas A&M campus is ready for consideration by the system’s board of regents. One is a $42 million dollar student services building. Since Cain Hall was demolished more […]

College Station Council Appoints Interim City Manager

The College Station city council began Thursday night’s open meeting by naming an interim city manager. Deputy city manager Chuck Gilman will take over April 1, as Kelly Templin takes over operations at the Texas A&M system’s RELLIS campus. Gilman, a 1998 A&M graduate, joined the city in 2007 and has started his fifth year […]

College Station Man Resentenced For Murder After Appeals Court Throws Out Death Penalty

In September 2012, a Brazos County district court jury gave a College Station man the death penalty, a decision that was thrown out two years ago by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Another jury took an hour and a half Thursday to re-sentence 52 year old Stanley Griffin to life in prison for the […]

Texas A&M System Board Of Regents Select New Dean of A&M Ag School

The Texas A&M system board of regents Thursday selected a new dean of A&M’s college of agriculture and life sciences. Dr. Patrick Stover, who will start March 1, takes over for Dr. Mark Hussey, who is retiring and was honored with a resolution by the regents during Thursday’s meeting. Dr. Stover, who will also be […]

College Station Council Authorizes Start Of Annexation Process Southwest Of The City Limits

The College Station city council has taken the next step towards the voluntary annexation of 65 acres of land west of Wellborn Road and along Holleman South. That follows council direction given last October to Planning and Development Services Director Lance Simms, where non-annexation agreements were not renewed. But on the city’s east side, Simms […]

Texas A&M System Board Of Regents Approve Naming Of New Flagship Campus Hotel & Conference Center

When the Texas A&M hotel and conference center north of Kyle Field opens this fall, it will be named for a member of the Aggie Class of 1949. The A&M system board of regents Thursday approved a motion naming the complex the “Doug Pitcock ’49 Hotel and Conference Center”. President Michael Young presented the request, […]

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