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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!

Have You Seen This Missing Texas A&M Student?

News release courtesy of Texas A&M University police: The Texas A&M University Police Department is currently seeking assistance in locating a missing Texas A&M University student, Samantha Marie Horn. Horn is a white female, 23 years of age, 5’02, 120 lbs., with brown hair and green eyes. She was last seen at her residence in […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary December 1

United Way Update

Alison Prince of United Way of the Brazos Valley visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about UWBV’s college internship program.

Armed Robbery Suspect Also Accused of Violating Probation

A Bryan man who was given probation from a burglary conviction four years ago is looking at serving a ten year sentence. 32 year old Asa Shavers Jr. is accused of violating probation and for committing an armed robbery at a Bryan convenience store two weeks ago. Officer Kelley McKethan says Shavers was a customer […]

Legislative Budget Board Meets

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Lawmakers have capped key parts of the next state budget at nearly $94.3 billion, up almost $10 billion from the current 2-year spending cycle. The Legislative Budget Board unanimously approved the limit Monday for the 2016-2017 budget cycle. The panel consists of the lieutenant governor, House speaker and eight lawmakers from […]

Galveston Beach Repairs Start Today

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) _ A $4.8 million beach restoration project will begin in Galveston that’s expected to take a year to complete. Workers on Monday are scheduled to begin adding new sand along a 10-mile stretch extending past the Galveston seawall. The Houston Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1tDCIeO) the project will create new beaches by spring 2015 […]

Austin Police Find Burglar Asleep at the Scene of the Crime

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Police have arrested a 28-year-old man who they say broke into an Austin business, stole a couple of sausages and fell asleep. KXAN-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1wbeW0B) that surveillance video from Hudson Meats shows the man trying to break down the front door for about 20 minutes. The intruder then takes some sausages […]

Holiday Weekend Law Enforcement Recap

92 items…mostly clothing…with a retail value of more than $4,100 dollars were taken from The Collection Boutique in College Station. According to the arrest report, 30 year old Emily Grace of College Station called 9-1-1 to say she wanted to confess using a rock to break a window to gain access. Grace, who told officers […]

Monday Road Closures

There are three road closures in College Station on Monday. Message boards warn southbound freeway traffic that the Barron Road exit will close Monday morning at 8:30. Also closed starting Monday at 8:30 a.m. will be the southbound freeway on-ramp from the end of Texas Avenue in College Station. And Monday night a portion of […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary November 28

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