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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!

BV Farmers Market Moving to the North Side of Downtown Bryan

Three weeks from Saturday, the Brazos Valley Farmers Market will be in a new location. Bryan city councilman Al Saenz forwarded the announcement from the Downtown Bryan Association announced at this week’s council meeting the move to 21st Street between Main and Bryan.   The relocation of the Farmers Market on June 6 is the […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary May 14

Recap of B/CS Chamber Trip to Washington D.C.

Once again, a delegation from the Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce had the opportunity to visit with top leaders during their trip to Washington D.C. That included a conversation with House Speaker John Boehner. Chamber board chairman Rich White says Boehner is feeling a stronger sense of optimism and positive outlook…moreso than he ever has. […]

Suddenlink All Digital TV Coming to B/CS Along With Gigabit Internet

As part of Suddenlink bringing gigabit internet speed to Bryan/College Station, that infrastructure is also creating an all-digital TV lineup. Suddenlink spokesman Gene Ragan says the transition will be completed on June 9. Ragan says some customers will need to get an digital adaptor to receive the new channel lineup. He says one way to […]

Blue Bell Voluntary Agreement With Texas and Oklahoma Health Officials

Officials at Blue Bell and state agencies in Texas and Oklahoma have announced what needs to be done before ice cream is sold again, following the discovery of listeria bacteria. Blue Bell must notify the Texas Department of State Health Services at least two weeks before production resumes so the state can do a full […]

State Senator Charles Schwertner on WTAW

Brazos County state senator Charles Schwertner’s weekly visit with Scott Delucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs included a review of recent issues and what’s to come as the regular session enters its final days.

CS Police Not Sending Text Alerts

News release from College Station police: The College Station Police Department recently learned that several residents received a text message alerting them about a potential threat and advising them to stay in their homes. The exact content and origin of the message is unknown, but the text indicated it was sent by CSPD. We have […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary May 13

Brazos Valley Law Enforcement Memorial Service Held Wednesday

Brazos Valley law enforcement officers gathered for the 28th time at Veterans Park to honor those who paid the ultimate price. Last year, 11 in Texas were among the 126 around the country who died. Through the first five months of 2015, there have been 44 line of duty deaths. The keynote speaker was the […]

Teen Dies After Jumping Off An Overpass and No One Stops

DALLAS (AP) _ A 15-year-old girl leaped from a Dallas freeway overpass to her death after an argument with her mother over a boyfriend. Dallas police Sr. Cpl. DeMarquis Black said the incident happened about 11 p.m. Tuesday. He says police received a report of a pedestrian struck by several vehicles on Interstate 635 westbound […]

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