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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!

Navasota’s New Police Chief Is Sworn In

The swearing-in of Navasota’s new police chief was a family affair with connections to Grimes and Brazos counties. Justin Leeth, who was raised in Bryan, talked about his father Greg, who is a lieutenant with the College Station police department. Leeth also talked about the family of law enforcement in general. Leeth was sworn in […]

Chris Kirk To Seek Sixth Term As Brazos County Sheriff

We’re about five weeks from the start of the filing period for next year’s elections. Someone who was planning to retire but has reconsidered is Brazos County Sheriff Chris Kirk. Kirk, who will be seeking his sixth term, says his decision came in part after the murder of constable Brian Bachmann. Kirk also says there […]

Suspicious Package Closes Intersection of Highway 47 & Villa Maria

Tuesday update from the Bryan police Twitter account: Suspicious object under bridge yesterday found not to have any explosive materials. Monday 6 p.m. update: Bryan police responding to a report of cell phones being stolen wound up discovering a suspicious looking piece of pipe. And officer Kelley McKethan says the pipe, under the bridge at […]

Tuesday Morning Commute On A&M West Campus Tied Up By Crash

A bicyclist was injured Tuesday morning as a part of a three vehicle collision at Raymond Stotzer Parkway and Agronomy Road. College Station police reported just before 7 a.m., an eastbound pickup made a left turn in front of a westbound SUV. The SUV then struck the bicyclist that was going through the intersection. The […]

San Marcos Teen Dies After Being Choked During A Sleepover

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) _ Police in Central Texas say a 17-year-old has died after being placed in a chokehold while wrestling with another teen at a sleepover. San Marcos police say Elijah Hernandez died early Sunday morning. Police say he and six other friends were at a home for a sleepover when he and […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary October 5

Texas A&M Fall Enrollment Up Over Last Year

Fall enrollment at Texas A&M is up by more than six percent in College Station and by five percent at the health science Center. An infographic on A&M’s Twitter feed says 59,129 are taking classes in College Station. That’s an increase of 3,319. Headcount at the HSC is 2,591, which is up by 124. Adding […]

CS Police Investigating Armed Robbery Involving Drugs, Guns, and a Pit Bull

Two guns and a pit bull are part of an armed robbery being investigated by College Station police. Officers were sent Sunday morning around 4:30 to a residence on Dominik between Stallings and George Bush. The victim said he had invited the suspect to his home to use and sell narcotics. The victim reported he […]

Texas A&M Football Now in AP Top 10

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 3, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking: Record Pts Pv 1. Ohio St. (38) 5-0 1,444 1 2. TCU (5) 5-0 1,371 […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary October 2

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