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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!

Recapping Texas A&M Board Of Regents Special Meeting

During Thursday’s severe weather in Bryan/College Station, the Texas A&M system board of regents conducted a conference call special meeting. There was no public discussion before approving eight items that followed 27 minutes in executive session. That includes three personnel decisions, one of which is the new dean of the Bush School. Taking over August […]

City of College Station Reports Wastewater Spill To TCEQ

From the city of College Station: Heavy rains contributed to an overflow of wastewater from the City of College Station’s wastewater collection system on Thursday. The overflow stopped when the rain slowed, and operators cleaned and disinfected the affected area. College Station Water Services estimates that 171,200 gallons overflowed from a manhole located at Bent […]

Tornado Damage At Pack Unit Prison

News release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice: The Pack Unit in Navasota sustained some damage at approximately 4 p.m. from what appears to be a tornado. All offenders and staff are accounted for and there are no reported injuries. Two pickets at the prison and a building outside of the perimeter fence suffered […]

Speeding In School Zone Leads To Meth Arrest

A traffic stop in front of Allen Academy after school on Tuesday results in the driver and three passengers going to jail on drug charges. The arrest report from the DPS trooper states clocking the vehicle going 45 in the 35 school zone. The driver was arrested for three warrants from College Station and one […]

UPDATE: Arrests Made in Chase Bank Robberies

Update Three Houston men were arrested in connection to an armed robbery at a Chase Bank in College Station earlier this month. Monday, Houston Police caught Victor Chapman, Devante Hudson and Devin Conrad committing a robbery at a Chevron gas station in Fort Bend County. A vehicle chase resulted in the suspects crashing the car […]

Locked Vehicles Prevent Burglaries In Downtown Bryan

News release from Bryan police: On May 24, 2016, The Bryan Police Department received a call from a concerned citizen about an individual who was acting suspicious in Downtown Bryan. An officer contacted the individual minutes later and identified him as a juvenile. At time of the investigation it was determined that no crime had […]

Bryan ISD Construction Update

Four years after the grass turf at Merrill Green stadium was replaced with an artificial surface, it has been removed. Bryan superintendent Tommy Wallis went to his Twitter account Wednesday night to report Astroturf took out a defective turf and is installing a better quality replacement at no charge to the district. The new turf […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary May 25

Bryan Council Approves More Than $8 Million In Street Projects

More than $8 million dollars in street work has been approved by the Bryan city council. $5.5 million is going into rebuilding and improving West 26th Street, from Parker to Brazos, along with eight blocks of sidestreets between William Joel Bryan and 27th. City engineer Paul Kaspar detailed the project, which also includes new sidewalks, […]

Testing New Railroad Crossing Horns In Downtown Bryan

One of the pieces of establishing quiet zones along railroad tracks in Bryan will be demonstrated Wednesday afternoon. Motorists in downtown Bryan may see city officials next to the tracks crossing Main and Pease Streets. Consultants will be operating wayside horns, which take the place of train horns and produce less noise. The wayside horns […]

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