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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!

MSC OPAS Announces Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt Joint Concert

News release from MSC OPAS: A very special concert has been added to the 2015-16 OPAS season. On Tuesday, November 3 at 7:30 PM, OPAS will present An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt in Rudder Theatre at Texas A&M University. Main Stage season ticket package buyers will have the first opportunity to […]

Bryan Man Added to the DPS 10 Most Wanted Fugitives List

News release from the Texas Department of Public Safety: The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Roy Edward Arevalo Jr., 19, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Arevalo, who has ties to the Raza […]

Blue Bell Testing Begins in Alabama

Blue Bell sent two tweets Wednesday afternoon to announce test production has started at its plant in Alabama. It was the only location where the listeria bacteria was not detected. There was no news release on Blue Bell’s website regarding what’s happening in Alabama or the status of the renovation of the plants in Brenham […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary July 22

Texas A&M Foundation Announces Major Gifts For New Music Activities Center

The Texas A&M Foundation has announced three major gifts to kick off funding a new music activity center. The $40 million dollar complex, to be built at the corner of George Bush and Coke, is something the director of bands and music activities Dr. Timothy Rhea says has been discussed since he started 23 years […]

Sandra Bland Says She Previously Tried To Kill Herself According to the Waller County Sheriff

HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) _ The latest on the investigation into the recent death of a woman in a Texas jail cell (all times local): 4 p.m. An attorney representing the family of a black woman who authorities say hanged herself in her Texas jail cell says relatives have “no evidence” that she previously attempted suicide. […]

Recap of CSISD Board Meeting

News release courtesy of College Station ISD. Listen to WTAW Wednesday for comments from the board workshop. 2015-16 Budget: The Board of Trustees continued discussing the 2015-16 budget. Administrators reviewed the amended budget assumptions that were used for this budget run. Revenue projections were conservatively based on a 4% enrollment increase and a 8% property […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary July 21

B/CS Group Making Pitch to Houston YMCA Friday

For the better part of the last two years, local officials have been investigating the possibility of opening a YMCA in the twin cities. College Station city councilman Karl Mooney says executives with the Houston YMCA will be in town this Friday to hear from the local delegation. Mooney says the exploratory portion of the […]

Bryan Police Update

Officer Kelley McKethan with the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about this week’s Tip-A-Cop fundraiser to benefit local Special Olympics athletes, reminders when door-to-door solicitors come calling, and locations of increased traffic enforcement.

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