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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!

Bryan Mayor Jason Bienski on WTAW

Bryan Mayor Jason Bienski visited with Scott Delucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs May 20, 2015.

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary May 19

Bryan Police Update

Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about an increase in illegal window tinting and vehicle lights, an invitation for tomorrow’s law enforcement torch run (details are below), an upcoming retirement (details below), and locations of increased traffic enforcement.   News releases courtesy of Bryan police: The Gulf Coast […]

UPDATE: Preliminary Autopsy Findings on Death of Dennis Brown

Tuesday update from the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office: On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015, the Travis County Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy on the body of Dennis Wayne Brown III. Preliminary results indicate that there were no signs of physical injuries found in the examination. Additional tests are being conducted to determine the cause of death, […]

CS Council Delays Awarding Construction Contract For Lick Creek Trail

Approved by College Station voters in 2008, the city council is still not ready to move ahead with building a hike and bike trail connecting two parks. James Benham led a 5-2 vote Monday night to postpone awarding a more than $3 million dollar construction contract. Benham said with city streets falling apart, he couldn’t […]

Round Rock Father Drowns After Saving Daughter

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) _ A man has drowned after rescuing his 4-year-old daughter from a storm-swelled creek at a Central Texas dam. Police in Round Rock say the man’s body was recovered shortly after the accident Sunday in Brushy Creek. Officials identified the victim as 38-year-old Jorge Martinez Sr. Martinez, his wife and daughter […]

BISD Assistant Principal is Promoted

News release from the Bryan school district: The Bryan ISD Board of Trustees approved the hire of Amy Newbold as principal of Johnson Elementary during its regular meeting May 18. Newbold, who currently serves as Johnson’s assistant principal, has been an educator for nearly 25 years. At Johnson, she will fill the role of principal […]

Bryan School Board Bans Public Comments By Supporters of Reassigned Bryan High Band Director

The Bryan school board at Monday night’s meeting banned public comments from supporters of the reassigned Bryan High band director. Only board president David Stasny spoke, and he made no specific reference to Robert Towell, who was transferred to Mitchell Elementary to teach music. But nine individuals who signed up to speak were allowed to […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary May 18

Busy Monday at the Texas Capitol

LAWMAKERS HEAR ABOUT THE WACO BIKER GANG SHOOTOUT A restaurant shootout among rival biker gangs in Waco has become a last-ditch rallying cry for opponents of legalizing openly carried handguns in Texas. The shootout that left nine people dead and 18 wounded happened with only two weeks remaining for the Texas Legislature. Police chiefs and […]

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