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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!

Brazos Boot Back in Bryan

Three members of the College Station city council were at Tuesday’s Bryan council meeting to deliver the Brazos Boot, the travelling trophy which in the past was kept by the winner of the Bryan High-Consolidated football game. The Vikings 56-44 win was the first over the Tigers since 2004. Bryan High, which has won its […]

Bryan Police Update

Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the department being recognized by the local MADD chapter, an update on the search for six people linked to using a stolen debit card, the start of the department’s Blue Angel holiday campaign, and locations of increased traffic enforcement.

Judge Doesn’t Drop Criminal Charges Against Governor Perry

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A Texas judge has refused to quash two felony indictments for abuse of power against Gov. Rick Perry on technicalities, ruling that the case against the possible 2016 presidential hopeful should continue. The governor’s defense team had sought to have the proceedings dismissed, arguing that the special prosecutor bringing them wasn’t […]

Thanksgiving Eve Midnight Yell Will Be At Midnight

News release from Texas A&M University: Yell Practice for the Aggies’ Thanksgiving Day football game this year will be held at midnight Wednesday (Nov. 26), announced Head Yell Leader Patrick McGinty. Since 1999, the Thanksgiving eve yell practice has been held in the evening, but McGinty said the start time is being changed to midnight […]

Texas A&M Foundation Giving Record Amount

News release courtesy of Texas A&M University: The Texas A&M Foundation announced that it will make a record $77.9 million available to Texas A&M University as a result of donations by former students and other supporters during the past fiscal year. The funds are a combination of this year’s gifts intended for immediate use as […]

Bryan School Board Starting Negotiations on First Two Bond Contracts

The Bryan school board has taken its first action since voters approved a $132 million dollar bond issue two weeks ago. The board unanimously approved negotiating with the firm Lockwood, Andrews, and Newmam (LAN) to be the construction management company that would oversee all projects. LAN, which has an office in College Station, was recommended […]

Congressman Flores Elected Chair of the Republican Study Committee

News release from Congressman Bill Flores of Bryan: U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) has been elected to serve as Chairman of the Republican Study Committee (RSC) for the 114th Congress. Flores released the following statement regarding his election: “I am humbled and honored to be elected by my fellow conservative colleagues to lead the Republican […]

Former Bryan Chiropractor Sentenced to Federal Prison

HOUSTON (AP) _ The ex-owner of a Central Texas chiropractic clinic has been sentenced to nearly seven years in federal prison in an automobile insurance scam. Edward Graham of Bryan was sentenced Monday in Houston. The former operator of the Texas Avenue Chiropractic Clinic in Bryan was convicted last year of engaging in conspiracy to […]

NFL Suspends Adrian Peterson For Remainder of This Season

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ The NFL has suspended Adrian Peterson without pay for at least the rest of the season. The league said Tuesday it informed the Minnesota Vikings running back he will not be considered for reinstatement before April 15 for violating the NFL personal conduct policy. The NFL Players Association quickly announced its plan […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary November 17

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