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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!

Ft. Worth Area Lawyer Threatens To Sue After He Couldn’t Get Free Soup

MANSFIELD, Texas (AP) — A Texas lawyer upset that he wasn’t provided a cup of soup during a recent meal has notified a restaurant owner that he’ll sue if not reimbursed the $2.25 for the soup. Dwain Downing also is seeking $250 in attorney fees for the time spent drafting a letter sent to Benji […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary April 22

Next Bryan Council Meeting Addresses Traditions Again

Next Tuesday’s Bryan city council meeting includes multiple items regarding the long discussed involvement by the city in the Traditions development. Mayor Jason Bienski, on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs, says city staff has been negatively affected by repeated requests for information by other members of the council.   Councilman Mike Southerland says it is his responsibility […]

Brazos Valley Earth Day is Saturday

Saturday marks the 21st observance of Earth Day in the Brazos Valley. College Station recycling coordinator Heather Woolwine says 60 exhibitors will participate in the event at Wolf Pen Creek Park from 11 until 3. Exhibitors include educational booths, environmental demonstrations, a kid’s zone, and live entertainment. For the first time, organizers are presenting two […]

Red Cross To Meet Grimes County Flood Victims Saturday Morning

From the Red Cross Heart of Texas Chapter: The Red Cross would like to let the residents of Grimes County know that there will be a team available to meet with flood victims Saturday, April 23rd, at 10:30 a.m. at the Todd Mission Police Department, address 21718 FM 1774, Todd Mission, TX. The Red Cross […]

UPDATE: Conroe PD Says Tiger Owner Has Come Forward

Update: Original story: CONROE, Texas (AP) _ Animal control officers have captured an apparently domesticated tiger that was spotted roaming a residential neighborhood in a South Texas city. The Conroe Police Department says it received several phone calls Thursday from residents who saw the young, female tiger wandering around the city. Animal control officers captured […]

Texas Health & Human Services Commissioner Still Retiring

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Texas’ health commissioner is retiring a year after being appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott in the wake of a contracting scandal over a company hired to root out Medicaid fraud. Health and Human Services Commissioner Chris Traylor on Friday told employees of the state’s massive health agency that he is finally […]

Lemonade Day Registration Continues

1,100 young businesspeople in the twin cities are signed up so far to have lemonade stands in the seventh annual Lemonade Day event. Director Hallie Gammon says registration continues online at lemonadedaybcs.com and in person Saturday during the Earth Day event at Wolf Pen Creek park in College Station. While Lemonade Day is May 1, […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary April 21

Bryan Police Investigating Murder

Bryan police are looking for three men accused of killing one man and injuring a second. According to a news release, 26 year old Luis Ibarra of Bryan died after being shot in his apartment at the April Court Townhomes on Carter Creek Parkway. A man BPD says was related to Ibarra was assaulted outside […]

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