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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 February 10

Loud Noise Results in Arrests on Various Charges

Bryan police responding to a loud music complaint Saturday night found more than 20 people at a home on Brookside Drive, near Hensel Park. Officers seized a variety of illegal drugs and more than $9,000. 21 year old DaShawn Butler was arrested on nine counts and his twin brother Shawn was arrested on six counts […]

Bryan Police Update

Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the Junior Police Academy, recruiting for police officer positions, how a noise complaint led to arrests on drug charges, and the locations of increased traffic enforcement.

Changes Coming to Bryan ISD’s Health Sciences Academy

A drop in the enrollment of the Bryan school district’s high school health sciences academy has led to changes. The school board recently approved recommendations from director of career and technology education David Reynolds that gives juniors and seniors more job training through the Hammond-Oliver academy. The academy will add new certifications in EMT, EKG, […]

UT Investigating Costumes Worn at a Fraternity Party

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A University of Texas fraternity is under investigation after complaints were filed about how Hispanics were portrayed during a weekend party. The university newspaper, the Daily Texan, reported guests at Phi Gamma Delta’s soiree wore sombreros, ponchos, construction worker outfits and military gear. The fraternity’s president told the newspaper the party […]

UPDATE: Maximum Sentence Given By Galveston Jury in Montgomery County Capital Murder

Tuesday update: GALVESTON, Texas (AP) _ Jurors have imposed a 40-year prison sentence on a Texas man convicted in a childhood arson attack on a boy who died as a result nearly 13 years later. Don Collins was sentenced Tuesday for pouring gasoline on Robert Middleton and setting him on fire on Middleton’s eighth birthday […]

New Texas A&M President on Campus

Texas A&M University’s new president was in town Monday. Michael Young, who received a standing ovation from the Faculty Senate, says his business card will include “Professor”.   The Harvard Law School graduate and longtime legal professor addressed the future of the newly acquired Texas A&M Law School.   Young was asked about his philosophy […]

Monday’s Texas Legislature Review

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A Texas lawmaker has proposed legislation intended to fix problems created by a 2011 law he authored that unintentionally made crime-scene DNA testing difficult for convicts. “There were a few things that we had neglected to really verify,” said Nina Morrison, senior staff attorney for the New York-based Innocence Project, who […]

Checklist for Next Blinn College President

News release courtesy of Blinn College The Blinn College Board of Trustees approved the criteria it will use to select the 15th president in the College’s 131-year history during a special board meeting today. The profile outlined the following expectations for Blinn’s next district president: Serve as an effective spokesperson and passionate advocate for the […]

Fingerprint Changes Coming to DPS Drivers License Offices

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is ending the practice of requiring those getting drivers licenses and identification cards in person to get fingerprints of all ten fingers. DPS issued a news release late Friday announcing that starting Monday, drivers license personnel will comply with the letter of the law, which requires collection of…quoting…”an […]

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