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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!

Bryan Police Arrest Man Accused of Two Armed Robberies & Gunfire At Witnesses

Update Saturday, February 6, 2016: Bryan police announced the arrest of a local man accused of two armed robberies that took place last month, and for firing a gun at witnesses after one of the holdups. 23 year old Peter Olsen is one of the suspects in holdups at Pepe’s restaurant and the Autopartners Insurance […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary February 5

Former Office Manager Starts Serving Time For Stealing $250,000

A Montgomery County woman sentenced two weeks ago for stealing $250,000 from her former employer in Bryan is now in jail. According to online jail records, 48 year old Brenda Hobson of Willis was booked on Thursday. That’s after she was allowed to take time to get her affairs in order, over the objections of […]

Bryan PD Release Video of Aggie Ring Being Stolen

Bryan police has released surveillance video of a briefcase that was taken January 5 at the Easy Shop on LaBrisa. Contents of the briefcase included an Aggie ring, class of 2001. If you recognize the person in the video, call BPD detective B. Wallace at 979-209-5455 or Brazos County Crime Stoppers at 979-775-TIPS. Refer to […]

CS Police Announce Increased DWI Enforcement This Sunday

From College Station police: On Sunday, February 7th, Officers with the College Station Police Department will be operating a DWI Task Force to reduce the number of Drunk Driving Incidents in the City of College Station. Officers will be patrolling the streets looking for drunk driving behavior and signs of impaired driving. Please remember to […]

Arrests For Drunk Driving, Armed Robbery, Jail Offenses, & Burglaries

The week after a Bryan woman was placed on probation for her second drunk driving conviction, she’s in jail accused of her third DWI. College Station police arrested 40 year old Robyn Dee Willis Tuesday afternoon following a three vehicle crash at Harvey Mitchell and Holleman. Last week, she was given two years probation and […]

Downtown Bryan Association Update

Amanda Reynolds of the Downtown Bryan Association visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about February’s First Friday activities along with Mardi Gras events on Saturday and next Tuesday.

H-E-B Voluntary Recall of Caramel Pecan Turtle Ice Cream

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ H-E-B supermarkets have issued a voluntary recall for its Creamy Creations Caramel Pecan Turtle ice cream over possible wood pieces in the product. In a statement Thursday, the San Antonio-based supermarket chain said there have been no reports of illness from its product. H-E-B described the affected ice cream as having […]

Big Banks Writing Off Energy Industry Loans

NEW YORK (AP) _ The nation’s six largest banks have hit an oil slick. They have tens of billions of dollars of exposure to risky energy loans that won’t all be paid back because low oil prices have sapped the profits of oil companies. The value of those loans will have to be written down […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary February 4

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