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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!

Online Fundraiser Underway For CSISD Administrator In Line For A Kidney Transplant

Friends of a veteran College Station school district administrator have started an online fundraiser. The assistant principal at College View high school, Ronnie Helm, is third in line to get a kidney transplant. Helm has been undergoing dialysis since 2012. College View instructor Laurie Rath, who is in charge of the fundraiser, says the $25,000 […]

College Station City Council Changing Its Suburban Commercial Zoning Regulations

The College Station city council is taking a step to resolve an issue in zoning regulations the last few years. The council at last week’s meeting approved fewer restrictions to the city’s suburban commercial classification…which applies mostly to land between residential neighborhoods and major streets, including the freeway. Madison Thomas of the city’s planning department […]

Bryan Broadcasting’s Christmas Angels Gets A Big Check From Barker’s Heating & Cooling

A big check…in size and amount…was presented on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs Wednesday morning. The general manager of Barker’s Heating and Cooling, Philip Burleson, and public relations director Emily Black, presented a $5,000 dollar check to Bryan Broadcasting’s Christmas Angels campaign.   You can adopt angels at any of the three Blue Baker locations in College […]

Brazos County Has Its First Formal Capital Improvements Plan

For the first time, Brazos County has organized its variety of road, bridge, and building projects and other major purchases into a single capital improvements plan (CIP). County judge Duane Peters says he and the county’s budget officer developed the 114 page document. For the fiscal year that began October first, Brazos County’s first CIP […]

College Station Police Release Identity Of Human Remains

College Station police has announced the identify of human remains found earlier this month. Lt. Craig Anderson says the cause of how 30 year old Steven Roman of College Station died has not been determined. The remains were found on the 18th in the area of Wellborn Road and Navarro Drive. Roman was reported missing […]

Contact CS Police If You Know Who Did This

From College Station police: The College Station Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating the person(s) who is responsible for painting graffiti in numerous places around the City of College Station. The graffiti has primarily been taking place in the areas near Hobby Lobby, along Wolf Pen Creek on George Bush Drive East, and […]

Adoptions Are Underway For My Christmas Angels

Bryan Broadcasting and Blue Baker are again inviting you to adopt a Christmas Angel to provide gifts this holiday season. Bryan Broadcasting’s Mallory Simmons says more than 500 children were selected by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services. There are also adult angels, selected by Mosaic House, which serves residents with intellectual disabilities. […]

Unexpected Addition To College Station’s Street Budget

The city of College Station has an unexpected $200,000 dollars in its street budget. That’s after the city council approved at its last regular meeting, a change order reducing the cost of widening Greens Prairie Trail between Wellborn and Royder Roads. Public Works director Donald Harmon explained it was due to a miscalculation in the […]

CHI St. Joseph Health CEO Announces Resignation

The leader of Bryan-based CHI St. Joseph Health is stepping down. Rick Napper was the first president and chief executive after Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) purchased the system, and was praised as being instrumental in leading the system’s integration efforts with the new owner. During Napper’s two years, St. Joseph Health opened a new and […]

UPDATE: Texas A&M System Board Of Regents Special Meeting Thursday to Address Aggie Football

Updated news release from the Texas A&M System: COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Chairman Charles Schwartz has called a Special Meeting of the Texas A&M University System’s Board of Regents to convene at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, November 30, in the Board of Regents Meeting Room, Board of Regents Annex, Gene Stallings Boulevard, College Station, Texas. The […]

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