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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!

CS Apartment Armed Robbery Involves Four Men, Cash, & Unrevealed Property

Four men are accused of walking into a College Station student apartment early Sunday morning with guns and leaving with an undisclosed amount of money and unrevealed property. The police department’s news release reports one of the victims of the holdup at Callaway Villas was treated at the scene after he was struck in the […]

Bryan Police Make DWI Arrest Following Two Crashes

Bryan police responded to a hit and run crash Saturday night at Texas and Villa Maria that ended with a second collision. According to the arrest report, a retired police sergeant followed a truck that left the scene on Villa Maria to Wellborn then a couple of blocks on Wellborn before turning on Montauk, where […]

Looking For A Dog That Bit A Jogger In College Station

From College Station police: On 3/5/17 around 6 PM a female jogger stopped to pet a leashed dog at Mid-Town Townhomes in the 1800 Holleman Drive. The victim pet the dog without incident, but when she started to jog away the dog bit her on the left side of her body. The victim described the […]

Downtown Bryan Update

Sandy Farris of the Downtown Bryan Association visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about March First Friday activities and this week’s city council vote approving more money for the organization.  

Construction Starting On New FM 60/FM 2818 Interchange Includes Spring Break Road Closure

More than one year in the making, construction starts Monday on a new interchange by Easterwood Airport at FM 60 and FM 2818. The TxDOT Bryan district office also reports FM 60 will be closed between Turkey Creek Road and Research Parkway for ten days during spring break. That’s in order to replace pavement without […]

Open House Saturday, Grand Opening Monday of CHI St. Joseph Health MatureWell Lifestyle Center

The newest addition to the biocorridor is the MatureWell Lifestyle Center. The partnership between CHI St. Joseph Health and the Texas A&M Health Science Center’s College of Medicine offers services for those 55 and older. CHI vice president Donovan French says there is an open house Saturday from 11 until 2. The grand opening is […]

Blinn College Trustees & Bryan Advisory Committee Receive RELLIS Campus Update

As the Texas A&M system’s construction of new buildings at the RELLIS campus is underway, so are the development of new academic and workforce programs. RELLIS director James Nelson told Blinn’s board of trustees during their recent meeting in Bryan that advertising will start soon for programs to be offered this summer in police officer […]

Arrests For Armed Robbery, Selling Drugs, Criminal Mischief, & Injuring A Baby

A fourth person accused in an armed robbery at a College Station apartment last August has been arrested. According to the arrest report, two of the others involved in the holdup identified 20 year old Jacolby Foreman of Red Oak, who was picked up last Saturday. Foreman and 18 year old Larry Bonner Jr. of […]

Thanks For Participating In Last Saturday’s Empty Bowls Jr. Fundraiser

Last Saturday, WTAW and other Bryan Broadcasting stations participated in the annual Empty Bowls, Jr. fundraiser for the Arts Council of the Brazos Valley and local in-school food pantries. Friday, the Arts Council reported a new record of the purchase of 900 handmade bowls created by students and teachers from 25 schools. The fundraiser generated […]

More Than $4 Million In Unbudgeted Purchases Approved By Bryan City Council

The Bryan city council at this week’s meeting approved spending more than $4 million dollars not included in this year’s city budget on four projects. The council agreed to buy land to store water underground at an unbudgeted cost of $2.7 million from the water fund. Councilman Mike Southerland and Mayor Andrew Nelson repeated their […]

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