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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!

Update on City Council and School Board Politics

Update 8/18: College Station city councilwoman Julie Schultz is being opposed by Linda Harvell. College Station city councilwoman Blanche Brick, a Blinn College history professor, is being opposed in the November election by Texas A&M student Gabriel Pereira. Update 8/15: There will be a contested race for Bryan city council SMD (single member district) 4. […]

West Nile Virus Positive Test Returns to Brazos County

Update 8/18 from the Brazos County Health Department of mosquitoes with West Nile virus found east of Sue Haswell Park in Bryan: Mosquitoes collected by the Brazos County Health Department on August 5, 2014 tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). The positive mosquito site was on May Street in Bryan. Mosquito control personnel have […]

Governor Perry Indicted by Travis County Grand Jury

Update 8/18: WASHINGTON (AP) _ Texas Gov. Rick Perry is moving ahead with plans to visit 2016 primary states and calling his indictment politically motivated as he faces two felony counts in his home state. The potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate could be forced to sit for a booking photo and fingerprinting this week in […]

Texas A&M Football #21 in AP Preseason Poll

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press preseason college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2013 records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and 2013 final ranking: Record Pts Pv 1. Florida St. (57) 14-0 1,496 1 2. Alabama (1) 11-2 1,361 […]

Willie Coming to Aggieland

The MSC OPAS performance series has added Willie Nelson. The concert is Monday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Rudder Auditorium. According to the mscopas.org website, main stage season ticket package buyers have the first opportunity to purchase tickets this month and will be contacted soon. Remaining tickets will go on sale to the general […]

Sam Rayburn’s Brief Marriage

HOUSTON (AP) — A note handwritten nearly 90 years ago has surfaced that provides a peek at a relationship that led to a surprising and then surprisingly brief marriage involving legendary former House Speaker Sam Rayburn. His note to Metze (meetz) Jones has been revealed to a Rayburn documentary maker and comes from her grandson. […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary August 15

CVB Update

Jordan Meserole of the B/CS Convention and Visitors Bureau visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the economic impact of summer events, a reminder to download the new Destination Aggieland smartphone app, and a reminder to check out and submit events on the CVB website. Click here to be directed to the CVB website.   News […]

Bryan Voters Won’t See Golf vs. Superpark Referendum This November

Bryan voters this November will not be given the choice to keep the municipal golf course or turn it into a superpark. Mayor Jason Bienski says the idea of a non-binding referendum has been dropped. That’s after a special meeting scheduled Friday morning to consider first round approval for the referendum ballot was cancelled after […]

College Station Councilwoman Julie Schultz on WTAW

College Station city councilwoman Julie Schultz visited with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia on The Infomaniacs Friday, August 15.

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