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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!

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary September 29

United Way Update

The executive director of the Brazos Valley Sexual Assault Resource Center, Martha Garcia Opersteny, visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the agency and how it benefits from funding through United Way of the Brazos Valley.

DPS Investigating Two Crashes

One person died and a second was critically injured from a crash Sunday night on west of Bryan on Highway 21 near OSR. DPS reports the driver of an eastbound pickup went through the median and struck an oncoming car head on. The driver of the truck, 79 year old Joyce Miller of Normangee, was […]

Local Observance of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial

Monday’s local observance of the annual National Fallen Firefighters memorial service took on added meaning. Bells signaling the last call were played in honor of 20 Texas firefighters and 106 around the country who died last year. Names that were read included Bryan’s Greg Pickard and Eric Wallace, who lost their lives in the Knights […]

Blinn College Faculty Hiring Fair Tuesday

Continued growth at Blinn College means administrators are looking for more faculty members in all disciplines. Blinn’s Brazos County campus president Dr. Sylvia McMullen says hiring fairs are taking place Tuesday from 3 until 8 p.m. at the student centers in Bryan and Brenham. There are open positions for next spring as well as the […]

Your Suggestions Sought For College Station’s Fun For All Playground

Earlier this year, representatives of several service clubs announced plans to develop the twin cities first playground for children with special needs. City of College Station communications director Jay Socol says organizers have reached the point where they want to collect public input about the Fun For All area of Central Park. Planners are looking […]

Teen Drowns During Hunting Trip

ALVARADO, Texas (AP) _ A 14-year-old North Texas boy has drowned in a stock pond while trying to retrieve a dove that was shot during a hunting trip. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office on Monday identified the victim as Joseph Lopez of Fort Worth. Lt. Tim Jones says the boy was part of group hunting […]

Highland Park ISD Ends Book Ban

DALLAS (AP) _ A suburban Dallas school has reversed course and will let students read seven books removed from an approved list amid concerns about sex, abortion and rape references. Highland Park Independent School District Superintendent Dawson Orr on Sunday night apologized for the disruption. Orr says he decided earlier this month to suspend the […]

Installing New Kyle Field Turf Starting Sooner Than Expected

Texas A&M University System officials say the installation of the new turf at Kyle Field will start sooner than expected. Carolina Green, assisted by Texas A&M University personnel, hopes to start laying the sod late on Saturday and should have the installation completed by Tuesday. The sod is being shipped from North Carolina and will […]

Blinn District President Announces His Retirement

The person in charge of all Blinn College campuses is stepping down. District president Dr. Harold Nolte announced his retirement Friday, effective the end of January next year. That will complete more than four years at Blinn and a 35 year career in Texas higher education. A special meeting of Blinn’s board of trustees will […]

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