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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!

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 […]

Bryan School Board Update On Changing Campus Boundaries

A month from now, the Bryan school board is scheduled to finalize new boundaries starting in the fall of 2017. The board was given an update at Monday night’s meeting. The realignment followed the passage of a bond issue in November 2014 which will change elementary grades to K-4, adding 5-6 grade intermediate buildings, and […]

UPDATE WITH NEW VIDEO: Candy Gets Another Crystal!

For the second time, Bryan Broadcasting’s Candy 95 has received a Crystal Award from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). The Crystal recognizes radio stations for their outstanding year-round commitment to community service. Candy 95 was among 10 Crystal recipients that were chosen among 50 finalists. Candy was the only finalist from the state of […]

Former Blinn-Bryan Campus President Named “Second in Command” At The Research Valley Partnership

The Research Valley Partnership (RVP) economic development organization has filled the newly created position of Senior Vice President. Former Blinn College-Bryan campus president Sylvia McMullen, who will be the RVP’s “Second in Command”, starts May 2. McMullen, who joined Blinn in August 2013, was most recently the college’s Executive Director of Resource & Grant Development. […]

Police Radio Stops Bullet From Hitting A San Antonio Policewoman

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ A San Antonio police officer’s radio on her gun belt has stopped a bullet fired during an alleged road-rage incident as she drove to work. The officer wasn’t hurt. A suspect has been arrested. Bexar (bayr) County jail records show 33-year-old Jose Antonio Rivera was being held Thursday on a charge […]

Stolen Steaks Thrown Out Of Car During High Speed Chase In East Texas

LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) _ Police say a man stole steaks from an East Texas Wal-Mart then tossed some of the meat from his vehicle as authorities pursued him in a high-speed chase. Police say the pursuit began around 11 a.m. Wednesday after the suspect fled the store in Longview, in Gregg and Harrison counties, about […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary April 20

CS School Board Sets Boundaries & Names Committee To Redraw Attendance Zones

The College Station school board has named a committee and has determined the boundaries the committee will consider in redrawing attendance zones for grades 5-12. On Tuesday, the board approved the formation of a 39 member committee that will make recommendations in light of adding a third intermediate and a third middle school, as well […]

Bryan Police Investigating Two Armed Robberies

Two armed robberies were reported to Bryan police on Tuesday. One was at a home on Cottage Grove Circle, off of Finfeather between Turkey Creek and Bittle Lane. Just after 8 p.m. Tuesday a man said he was robbed at gunpoint and assaulted by one man he knew and three strangers. The other was around […]

ZZ Top Extends Cancellations Due to Dusty Hill’s Dislocated Shoulder

The scheduled headliner at last week’s Chilifest is still off the road. ZZ Top posted on its website, cancelling concerts through May 7 due to a broken shoulder sustained by bassist Dusty Hill two nights before the Chilifest show. According to zztop.com: “Carl Stubner, the band’s manager, reported, “Dusty was suited up and ready to […]

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