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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 March 25

Bryan Council Wants More Aggressive Code Enforcement

More Bryan city employees will be looking for tall grass in yards, junk vehicles, and other code enforcement issues. No one on the city council during a Tuesday workshop was opposed to Rafael Pena’s idea of moving away from a complaint-based system.   Mike Southerland says code enforcement is the most important job in Bryan […]

Contract Extension Given to Bryan ISD Superintendent

Bryan school district superintendent Tommy Wallis has been given a one year contract extension. The unanimous school board action followed a three hour executive session at the end of Monday night’s meeting. Dr. Wallis, who started in July 2011, has a contract that goes through June of 2018. Any potential pay increase is tied to […]

New Traffic Rules Around Greens Prairie Elementary Spur CS Council Discussion

The return to school from spring break meant new traffic challenges around one College Station elementary. The city council at its last meeting imposed a ban on parking, stopping, or people standing by Greens Prairie elementary. Councilwoman Julie Schultz called on those who don’t like parents to contact the school district and not the city. […]

CS Police Recaps of Two Tuesday Traffic Incidents

Traffic in the Northgate district Tuesday afternoon and evening was rerouted for four hours. College Station police say that’s after a semi trailer hauling an excavator struck the railroad overpass on Raymond Stotzer approaching Wellborn Road. After the cleanup and an inspection of the railroad bridge and Wellborn Road overpass, traffic was allowed to resume […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary March 24

UPDATE: CS Police Interview Possible Witness From Last Week’s C-Store Kidnapping

Update from College Station police: On March 24, 2015 investigators were able to speak to the person seen in the surveillance video from Drew’s Exxon on March 17, 2015 and this person is assisting investigators with their inquiry into this offense.  He was able to be identified through tips from the public after extensive media […]

Another Blue Bell Recall

News releases from Blue Bell Creameries: BLUE BELL ICE CREAM RECALLS 3 OZ. INSTITUTIONAL/FOOD SERVICE ICE CREAM CUPS – CHOCOLATE, STRAWBERRY, VANILLA (TAB LID) – BECAUSE OF POSSIBLE HEALTH RISK Blue Bell Ice Cream of Brenham, Texas, is recalling three 3 oz. institutional/food service ice cream cups- chocolate, strawberry and vanilla with tab lids because […]

Flu Season Hanging On in Brazos County

A stubborn flu season continues in Brazos County. Statistics from the health department showed the end last year was February 8th. This year, since the first week of February, there have been 466 hit with the flu. That compares with 37 during the same period last year. That has resulted in 2,801 getting the flu […]

Bryan School Board Approves Design of New SFA

The Bryan school board has taken the next step towards the centerpiece of the record bond issue passed by voters last November. Unanimous approval was given Monday night to the design of the new Stephen F. Austin middle school.   The three story building will include converting the present auxiliary gym between the civic auditorium […]

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