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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!

Update on Redrawing Bryan ISD Attendance Zones

The Bryan school board continues down the road to realign attendance zones by next May, to give parents a year to prepare when they take affect in the fall of 2017. The realignment is the result of elementary schools going through fourth grade, adding fifth and sixth grade intermediate buildings, and changing middle schools to […]

Dedication of Boonville Heritage Park First Phase is Friday Morning

For more than two years, the local chapter of the Sons of the Republic of Texas has been developing the first phase of a historic park in front of Boonville Cemetery in Bryan. You are invited to a dedication program Friday morning at 10 for the official opening of a restored 1856 cabin, a replica […]

Prison For Punching A 10 Year Old Girl

A Brazos County district court jury heard about what three girls went through from their mother and her boyfriend last year. The jury convicted 41 year old William David Wagner of College Station of injury to a child and the judge sentenced him to seven years. According to prosecutors, the mother recently sent the 10, […]

Gabriel Hall Is The First Sent To Texas Death Row This Year

Thursday update: HOUSTON (AP) _ Texas death row is getting its first inmate in 2015, breaking a rare 10-month hiatus in death sentences imposed by juries in the nation’s most active capital punishment state. A Brazos County jury decided after seven hours of deliberation Wednesday that 22-year-old Gabriel Hall should be put to put to […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary October 7

Bevo Sidelined For Saturday’s UT-OU Football Game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The University of Texas says longhorn steer mascot Bevo the 14th has a “life-threatening condition” and won’t travel to Dallas for Saturday’s rivalry game against Number 10 Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl. The Silver Spurs organization that takes care of the mascot did not detail Bevo’s illness Wednesday and said his […]

Blinn College Trustees Proceed With New Recreation Center in Brenham

The Blinn College board of trustees this week voted to proceed with building the future home of Buccaneer basketball, volleyball, and student recreation in Brenham. The $11.4 million dollar Kruse Recreation Center will be paid for in part by students from all Blinn campuses. The 36,000 square foot facility is slated to open in the […]

Gunfire in North Bryan

News release from Bryan police: On October 7, 2015 at midnight Officers responded to the 1400 block of Water Oak for a shots fired call. Residents stated that suspects drove by and shot multiple shots in their direction. No one was injured, however the house was struck. There were four people at the residence at […]

Barricaded Man Brings Out Multiple Emergency Agencies

For the fourth time since July of last year, a Bryan man was arrested for a parole violation. But it took almost seven hours to get 39 year old Donnie Alwell out of a family members home south of Wellborn. Brazos County sheriff’s chief deputy Jim Stewart says the standoff, which began Monday afternoon, ended […]

Negotiations Underway For More Bryan ISD Bond Projects

Bryan school district administrators are negotiating contracts for two more construction projects approved by voters last November. The district’s construction director, Jeff Windsor, told school board members Monday a local firm, Dudley Construction, will do the $2.5 million dollar facelift at Merrill Green Stadium…which includes a new press box.   Administrators picked an out of […]

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