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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!

Bryan Man Accused Of Hanging Two Pit Bull Dogs

Bryan police report a local man hanged two of three pit bulls because he was upset with his girlfriend. 28 year old Eugene Marquis Hawkins, who was arrested for animal cruelty, is in jail in lieu of bonds totaling $56,000 dollars. According to the arrest report, a neighbor reported releasing a chocolate and white pit […]

Blinn College Releases Spring Enrollment Numbers

The number of Blinn College students on the Bryan campus this semester is down 896 from this time last year. Most of that loss was made up by an increase of 280 students taking online classes, 250 more dual credit students, 137 more at the Health Science Center, and 86 more students in Brenham. Overall, […]

United Way of the Brazos Valley Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley director of resource development Eleesha Blackwell and Jonathan Mitchell, the campus director of Adult and Teen Challenge in Brenham, visit with WTAW’s Bill Oliver.  

CS Council Receives High Speed Passenger Train Update

The developers of high speed passenger train service between Houston and Dallas have added someone with state government connections to their executive team. Among those speaking at the last College Station city council meeting was the Texas vice president of Texas Central Partners (TCP). Jeff Moseley took that job after serving on the Texas Transportation […]

RVP Trade & Education Update Given To CS Council

Local business recruiters continue to see positive feedback from the December trip to the twin cities by the princess of Belgium. College Station councilwoman Julie Schultz provided an update at the council’s last meeting. She said three Belgian companies continue to show an interest in the twin cities as the result of the trade mission […]

Public Information Scarce About Texas Public School Teachers Improper Conduct

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A newspaper’s review of teacher records shows information about hundreds of teachers who have voluntarily surrendered their licenses but never were charged because of possible improper conduct with students isn’t readily available to the public from the Texas Education Agency. The analysis by the Austin American-Statesman also has found the state […]

Austin Mother Accused Of Letting Three Year Old Daughter Wander On A Road

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – An Austin woman is jailed on $150,000 bond and charged with child abandonment after her 3-year-old daughter was found wandering a northeast Austin road at night. A police affidavit reviewed by Austin television station KXAN shows a woman driving on the road Thursday evening called officers after she nearly struck the […]

Texas Man In Jail On New Charges After Prior Sentence Was Commuted By President Obama

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – A 68-year-old San Antonio man whose life prison sentence was commuted by President Barack Obama is back in jail after authorities say he crashed his car into another vehicle while fleeing from officers following a drug deal. A federal magistrate judge on Friday ordered Robert Gill held without bail pending a […]

TexAgs Building Fire Results In No Injuries & Doesn’t Impact Operations

College Station fire investigators are looking into the cause of a fire Friday afternoon outside the TexAgs building across George Bush from the Texas A&M football practice fields. TexAgs president Brandon Jones says a barber who is located in their building used a fire extinguisher to take out most the fire. Then firefighters finished putting […]

Blinn College And Biocorridor Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Applying For State Workforce Grant

A pharmaceutical manufacturer located in the biocorridor, FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, and Blinn College will pursue a state grant to provide workforce training. Blinn spokesman Richard Bray says if approved by the Texas Workforce Commission, new employees will be trained in specialized manufacturing and in support roles. Bray says this is one of two types of […]

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