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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!

College Station School Board Recap

College Station school board members took action Tuesday night involving two campuses that will open next August. Receiving the most attention was the board unanimously approving new elementary boundaries to accommodate the new Spring Creek campus. The board also agreed with a staff recommendation to change the name of the expanding alternative high school from […]

Another Bryan Council Divided Vote on Biocorridor Hotel & Conference Center

For the third time in as many weeks, two Bryan city councilmen attempted to block the sale of land going towards a hotel and conference center in the biocorridor. Only one item was on the agenda for Tuesday’s special meeting of the Bryan Commerce & Development (BC&D) board, which is composed of the city council. […]

Brazos County Commissioners Hire Computer Software Consultant

Brazos County commissioners will be paying a consultant from Waco up to $160,000 dollars through the end of next year to coordinate the installation of new computer software for the county’s criminal justice system. County judge Duane Peters says it wasn’t in their best interest to wait to join other former clients of a company […]

Torchy’s Tacos Announces Opening Date of CS Location

News release and photo courtesy of Torchy’s Tacos COLLEGE STATION – September 17th, 2014 — Torchy’s Tacos, the popular taco shop, is set to open their doors for a limited time on Wednesday, October 15th to celebrate their first College Station location. The 4,560 square foot store is located at 1037 Texas Ave South, is […]

CS Animal Control Looking For Two Dogs

News release courtesy of College Station police: On September 15, 2014, College Station Police Department Animal Control received two different reports of animal bites involving as of yet unidentified dogs. They are asking for help from the public in locating these dogs to allow for observation and rule out possible rabies exposure to the victims. […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary September 16

Bryan ISD Bond Information Now Online

The Bryan school district’s website now has information about the $132 million bond issue. Communications Director Brandon Webb says there is a general overview along voting information, a brochure, and a video tour of affected buildings featuring Superintendent Tommy Wallis. Click HERE to be directed to the Bryan ISD bond webpage. Click below for comments […]

Bryan Police Update

Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about recent tire and rim thefts valued at $19,000, a reminder to keep your vehicles locked, Saturday’s National Night Out kickoff event, a preview of the Texas Reds Festival that includes to bring a designated driver, and locations of increased traffic enforcement.

Madisonville Policeman on Administrative Duty Following K-9 Death

MADISONVILLE, Texas (AP) _ A Central Texas officer has been put on administrative duty after his police dog was found dead in his patrol SUV after his shift ended. Madisonville police Chief Chuck May said Tuesday that his department and Texas Rangers are investigating the accidental death of the dog named Baron. May says the […]

Bryan & CS Councils Approve Tax Breaks for Vaccine Manufacturer

Tuesday afternoon update: The Bryan city council voted 5-0 during a special meeting Tuesday to grant its share of property tax breaks for the operator of the new plant-based vaccine manufacturing facility being built in the biocorridor. Kalon Biotherapeutics will receive more than $411,000 from Bryan and almost $1.1 million from College Station over a […]

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