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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!

Arrests For Driving A Lawn Mower On A Highway, Vehicle Burglaries, And Drunk Driving While Awaiting Another DWI Trial

You can be arrested for driving a riding lawn mower on a highway. That’s happened to a Bryan man last Friday morning. According to the arrest report from Bryan police, an officer who knows 74 year old Joe Harvey Adams from a prior traffic stop saw him on his mower on Highway 21. According to […]

United Way Of The Brazos Valley Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about free tax assistance, recruiting new members to UWBV’s Youth Leadership Cabinet, and the date of the agency’s third Baby Bundle day of action.  

College Station Apartment Fire Displaces Residents Of 16 Units

Residents living in 16 units of a College Station apartment complex were displaced following a fire Monday afternoon. The College Station fire department reported no injuries from the call to Campus Crossing apartments on Marion Pugh. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Upon arrival, firefighters reported heavy fire coming from the front of […]

Second Location To Drop Off No Longer Needed Prescription Drugs

There is a second location in the twin cities to drop off no longer needed prescription medicines. Bill Roberts with the Brazos Valley Council on Alcohol and Substance Abuse thanked the College Station fire department for placing the collection box inside the city’s municipal court building on Krenek Tap Road. Fire chief Jonathan McMahan says […]

Organizers Of Fun For All Playground Moving Ahead With Phase One Construction

The collection of local civic clubs combining to build the Fun For All Playground in College Station has secured more than $1 million dollars in private money towards the $3.5 million dollar project. Then the city council at its last meeting approved another $500,000 dollars. Project spokeswoman Lisa Aldrich says bids for phase one will […]

Bryan Police Looking For This Person

From Bryan police: On 2/14/18 the victim’s credit card information was used at the Walgreens located at 2350 Boonville to withdrawal money from an ATM. The victim is from the Pasadena area. If you recognize this person of interest please contact Investigative Assistant Nani Santos at 979-209-5320 or Brazos County Crime Stoppers at 979-775-TIPS. Refer […]

Looking For A Dog That Bit A Girl

From College Station police: On 4/7/2018, College Station Animal Control received a report of an animal bite. The victim’s parent advised that around 1810 hours on 4/7/2018, his daughter was playing ball in the front yard with a friend when a stray dog came in the street unleashed. The dog tried to catch the ball […]

Bryan Police Arrest Six Men On Prostitution Charges

Last Friday, the prostitution website Backpage was shut down by federal authorities. The same day, Bryan police arrested six men on prostitution charges. The suspects were arrested by undercover officers at the Quality Inn and Days Inn motels. across the freeway from Sam Rayburn school. The men, who range in age from 21 to 63 […]

13 Year old Bryan ISD Student Arrested For Making A Threat On Social Media

Bryan police announced arresting a 13 year old student Friday afternoon for making a threat on social media. According to a BPD news release, school officials were alerted to a social media post threatening students at Jane Long Intermediate School. That resulted in officials removing the unidentified young woman and contacting their BPD resource officer. […]

UPDATE: Two Days Of Spilled Chicken Parts On Highway 79 In Franklin

Friday update: For the second consecutive day, law enforcement and state highway officials in Franklin are dealing with spilled chicken parts. Friday afternoon, the Robertson County sheriff’s office reported another spillage on Highway 79 at the intersection of FM 46.   Original story: Motorists were delayed by a “fowl” situation for about four hours Thursday […]

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