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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!

“Over The Edge” Fundraiser For United Way Of The Brazos Valley

A fundraiser growing in popularity around the world will be staged this September in College Station. United Way of the Brazos Valley (UWBV) president Alison Prince says “Over The Edge Brazos Valley” is an opportunity to repel 110 feet down the side of the Hilton hotel. The fundraiser is limited to 92 people who collect […]

Suspect in Amarillo Wal-Mart Workplace Violence Incident Shot And Killed

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) _ The Latest on police responding to Amarillo, Texas, Wal-Mart amid reports that an armed person was at the store (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Authorities say the man confronted by police inside a Wal-Mart store was fatally shot by officers after he took two people hostage. The Amarillo Police Department released […]

Misdemeanor Criminal Charge Dropped Against Anti-Planned Parenthood Activist

HOUSTON (AP) – A judge has dismissed a misdemeanor charge accusing an anti-abortion activist of trying to buy human organs while making an undercover video looking into Planned Parenthood practices. Attorneys for David Daleiden (duh-LY’-den) on Tuesday called the dismissal a victory for the anti-abortion movement and say they’re working to have a felony charge […]

Welcome Record Number Of Out Of Town Soccer Players To B/CS

The largest youth soccer tournament of out of town teams is being hosted this week in the twin cities. 120 teams from 13 states are participating in the Presidents Cup regional tournament. Billy Hart of the Brazos Valley Youth Soccer Association says in addition to games at Veterans Park and Brian Bachmann community park, they […]

Gig ‘Em At Texas A&M Also Applies To What Fans Can Bring Inside Home Athletics Venues

The phrase “Gig ‘Em” at Texas A&M now also applies to what can be brought into home athletic venues. A clear bag policy starts in August at all Aggie home sites. Associate athletics director Mike Caruso says Aggie football fans have experienced this rule attending A&M games at NFL stadiums. Click below for comments from […]

UPDATE: Bryan Police Investigate Two Monday Morning Armed Robberies

Update adding second armed robbery: Bryan police responded two a second armed robbery Monday morning around 9:30 a.m. west of downtown on Sterling between William Joel Bryan and West 26th. A 55 year old man reported he was held up and injured by someone with a knife. The suspect, who did not get any of […]

Local Schools Deal With State Decision To Not Retest 5th & 8th Graders

School districts statewide are changing summer plans for fifth and eighth grade students who were scheduled to take the STAAR reading and/or math tests. The state education commissioner announced Friday night cancelling next week’s final chance to pass the tests. Individual districts will decide whether to promote affected students. Bryan superintendent Tommy Wallis says procedures […]

CS Council Gives Conditional Consent To Future Annexation Of Billion Dollar Development

The College Station city council at its last meeting voted unanimously to grant conditional consent to form up to five municipal utility districts in the City’s Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) for the Millican Reserve development. The nearly billion dollar project, generally located along Peach Creek between FM 2154 and Highway 6, is projected to have 2,000 […]

Brazos County District Court Criminal Case Recap

The Brazos County district attorney’s office says a Navasota man has admitted to a May 2014 crash in Bryan where he was under the influence of PCP. 26 year old Jake Seeger was sentenced to four years in prison for the hit and run on the freeway near the MLK/Old Reliance exit. The victim, wearing […]

BTU Starts Design Work On Burying Power Lines Along South College

Preparations to Improve South College from north of Villa Maria to Inlow is underway. That’s after three Bryan councilmen failed last week to stop burying power lines underground. BTU figured the budgeted project…which does not involve a rate increase…will cost customers $1.75 a month. Mike Southerland wanted to collect a $1.75 a month to go […]

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