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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!

Blinn Announces Record Fall Enrollment

News release courtesy of Blinn College: Blinn College has attracted a record number of students from across the state for the second consecutive year, the College announced today. Fueled by strong growth on its Bryan campus and in its online course offerings, Blinn registered 19,317 students for the Fall 2014 semester, an increase of 4.9 […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary September 15

B/CS Habitat For Humanity Celebrating 25th Anniversary

Since 1990, Habitat for Humanity in Bryan/College Station has overseen the construction of homes built and purchased by low income households with the assistance of volunteer labor and donations. Communications director Ryan Pierce says part of the agency’s 25th anniversary is starting their 250th home on October 4. Pierce says five homes were finished in […]

Weekend Arrests

A North Zulch man is in jail, accused of walking into Pebble Creek Country Club and taking two membership cards from the clubhouse. College Station police found the cards on 19 year old Richard Westmoreland when he was arrested on an unrelated criminal trespassing charge earlier this month. The arrest report indicated no charges had […]

United Way Update

Alison Price of United Way of the Brazos Valley is joined by Mark Felton and Curtis Eckman of the Heart of Texas chapter of the American Red Cross.

Two More Sentenced in Bryan Auto Insurance Fraud Scheme

HOUSTON (AP) _ Two individuals have been sentenced for their roles in a scheme that authorities say defrauded insurance companies of more than $3 million. Earlie Dickerson, a former office manager, was sentenced Monday in Houston federal court to 14 years in prison for recruiting individuals involved in auto accidents to be represented by a […]

Cognizant Buying Healthcare Software Company

A Fortune 500 company that announced moving its leadership to College Station last December is expanding. The Associated Press reports Cognizant is buying health care software company TriZetto for $2.7 billion in cash. Privately held TriZetto Corp. is based in Englewood, Colorado. The company and its 3,700 workers will join Cognizant’s existing health care information […]

United Airlines Buying Out Senior Flight Attendants

CHICAGO (AP) _ United Airlines says it will offer flight attendants up to $100,000 in severance if they leave the company. The lump-sum payments will be offered in order of seniority to some of United’s 23,000 flight attendants. United and the Association of Flight Attendants announced the deal on Monday. United says the early-outs will […]

New Fracking Study on Wells in Texas and Pennysylvania

WASHINGTON (AP) _ A new study says that the drilling procedure called fracking didn’t cause much-publicized cases of tainted water, blaming contamination on leaky natural gas wells instead. The study finds that eight hydraulically fractured wells in Pennsylvania and Texas leaked gas because the piping and cement seals in the wells themselves weren’t working properly. […]

UPDATE: Woman Dies in College Station’s Lick Creek Park

Saturday night update from the College Station police department: A College Station woman who went into a flooded creek Saturday morning to save her dog has died after she was swept away from the high and swift moving water. The body of 32 year old April Rachel Turner was found about 600 feet from where […]

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