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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!

College Station Looking For More TAAF Participants

Monday update: UPDATED LIST OF CLOSING REGISTRATION DATES: • Archery-July 28 • Boxing-July 25 • Disc Golf-July 26 • Golf-July 21 • Skateboard-Aug. 1 • Soccer-July 25 • Tennis-July 28 Also note that some events have been removed from the games due to lower than expected statewide registration. Original story: There is still time to […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary July 18

Wastewater Spill in Bryan Blamed on Power Outage

Lightning and heavy rainfall Thursday night caused a power outage at Bryan’s Burton Creek wastewater treatment plant, which is located near the creek and University. Mark Jurica with the city of Bryan says during the 72 minute period, 600,000 gallons of wastewater was not treated. Jurica says cleanup will take several days as drainage points […]

Rudder Freeway Construction Update

As advertised, the latest segment of freeway construction will be completed before the start of the fall semester at Texas A&M. Bob Colwell at the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) district office in Bryan says weather permitting, the northbound onramp from Harvey Road and exit to University will open next Thursday (7/24). The following day […]

Bryan ISD Bond Issue Takes Officials to Merrill Green Stadium

Bryan school officials and their consulting architect were scheduled to spend Thursday afternoon at Merrill Green stadium, where a proposed bond issue now calls for $2.5 million dollars of improvements.   During a school board workshop on Wednesday, Superintendent Tommy Wallis said he organized the inspection after board member David Stasny asked why it would […]

Trial Cancelled After Pleas Made to Aggravated Kidnapping and Strangulation

A Bryan man on trial this week for the aggravated kidnapping and strangulation of his estranged girlfriend decided to accept a plea agreement. 36 year old Lance Gentry was sentenced to 25 years for the kidnapping. Prosecutors say punishment ranged from life in prison to probation because it was Gentry’s first conviction. The plea came […]

Bryan PD Investigating Theft Cases

Copper thieves are at it again. Bryan police received a report Wednesday from those building a five bed, four and a half bath home on Fairway Drive…south of the muncipal golf course…that someone took $2,500 dollars of copper from the construction site. Another large theft reported to Bryan police Wednesday came from Coufal-Prater, reporting two […]

Another Reason For Measles Vaccination

The Brazos County Health Department (BCHD) is promoting measles vaccination following a state alert that at 30 Texans were exposed during a softball tournament in Wichita, Kansas during the July 4th weekend. BCHD Community Health Services Director Julie Anderson says vaccination rates have been falling for a variety of reasons. While it’s been years since […]

Temple Couple Plead Guilty to Stealing 50,000 Pieces of Mail

News release courtesy of the U.S. Attorney’s office in Waco In Waco, two individuals await sentencing after pleading guilty to federal charges in connection with a postal theft scheme involving more than 50,000 pieces of mail and over $500,000 in other U.S. Government property from U.S. Post Offices in approximately 80 cities and towns across […]

Thursday Night College Station Fire Department Activity

The College Station Fire Department responded to 14 incidents Thursday between 7:30 and 10 p.m. The activity list included: 3 structure fires (1 in Bryan). One structure fire was at Dunn Hall on the Texas A&M campus where a fire in a clothes dryer on the fourth floor was found. The other fire was in […]

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