2nd UPDATE: Pilot Who Died After His Plane Crashed Near Huntsville Is Identified

2nd update: DPS on Wednesday released the identity of a pilot who died after his plane crashed north of Huntsville Tuesday morning. Sgt. Erik Burse says 62 year old Kermit Faulkner of Conroe was the only one on board. That’s after divers searched the pond located off FM 980. 1st ppdate: A private plane on […]

Snook ISD Superintendent Part Of TEA Task Force That Finishes Report On Rural School Districts

20 school superintendents from rural districts around Texas have completed their work as part of a task force appointed last October by the state’s education commissioner. Snook superintendent Brenda Krchnak represented the Brazos Valley’s education service center region, where most of the 58 districts are considered rural. She says two of the biggest issues are […]

Arts Council CEO Says Non-Profits Could Be Hurt By Federal Tax Reform

The idea in Washington of capping charitable contributions scares non-profits. The CEO of the Arts Council of the Brazos Valley, Chris Dyer, says it’s a double whammy as future funding on the local, state, and federal levels are in jeopardy. With the priority on working with 65 organizations throughout the Brazos Valley, Dyer says the […]

Recapping Recent Brazos County District Court Criminal Sentences

A Bryan man who has been booked in the Brazos County jail more than 30 times since 1989 is among several people who recently made plea agreements with the Brazos County district attorney’s office. 46 year old Francisco Martinez Sanchez Jr. was sentenced to six years for multiple vehicle burglaries and thefts. Sanchez had been […]

State Representative John Raney on WTAW

District 14 State Representative John Raney of Bryan discussed sanctuary cities, standardized testing, pre-kindergarten program funding, and more during his regular appearance on The Infomaniacs on Wednesday, April 26. Click below to hear John Raney visiting with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia. JohnRaney042617

College Station Mayor Karl Mooney on WTAW

City of College Station Mayor Karl Mooney discussed TTI, commercial and residential development, issues with street parking, FUJIFILM, and more during his regular appearance on The Infomaniacs on Wednesday, April 26. Click below to hear Karl Mooney visiting with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia. KarlMooney042617

Congressman Bill Flores on WTAW

Representative Bill Flores of Bryan (R-TX) discussed today’s briefing on North Korea, tax reform, the repeal and replacement of Obamacare, and more during his weekly Washington update on The Infomaniacs on Wednesday, April 26. Click below to hear Bill Flores visiting with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia. BillFlores042617

Community Foundation Of The Brazos Valley Holds Its 13th Tribute Luncheon

The Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley’s (CFBV) 13th annual tribute luncheon, the organization’s largest fundraiser, honored three people for their community service. Celia Goode-Haddock of University Title, Texas A&M women’s basketball head coach Gary Blair, and Larry Hodges of Copy Corner were thanked for their contributions, and all three expressed their gratitude to the […]

United Way Of The Brazos Valley Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince and the executive director of the Red Cross Heart of Texas chapter, Amy Grace, visit with WTAW’s Bill Oliver.  

6th Annual Doing the Most Good Banquet

The Salvation Army of Brazos County is hosting its sixth annual “Doing the Most Good” Banquet on Thursday, May 18th at the Hilton College Station. This year’s event honors Pat Allen Rice. Paul Ryerson, Commanding Officer, said Rice started the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary ten years ago. “It has now grown to be one of […]

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