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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!

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary February 2

Bryan Police Update

Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the release of videos in two ongoing criminal investigations, safety reminders during the Super Bowl, the process of replacing a recently retired K9 officer, a shoutout to a Special Olympics athlete, and locations of increased traffic enforcement.

Texas A&M Police Investigating Student Death

From Texas A&M police: On February 2, 2016 at 1:55 p.m., the University Police Department received a 911 call regarding an unconscious person in Hart Hall. First responders arrived on scene and located an 18 year old female deceased in her residence hall room. An investigation is currently underway and there are no obvious signs […]

Texas A&M Foundation Receives $5 Million To Start Ethnic & Faith Based Food Program

News release of a $5 million dollar gift from Texas A&M University: COLLEGE STATION, Feb. 2, 2016— The Texas A&M Foundation has received a $5 million gift through the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA) to establish a program in food diversity in the Department of Nutrition and Food Science at Texas A&M […]

Bryan Police Looking For Forgery Suspects

News release and video from Bryan police: On 11/20/15 two forgeries occurred at the Walmarts in Bryan. Two subjects drive up in a black truck with bed cover, silver running boards, and a sticker in the back window that reads www.DriveAllAmerican.com. This person of interest may have ties to the Tyler/Longview area. If you recognize […]

Health Officials Announce First Case of Zika Virus Contracted in Texas

From the Texas Department of State Health Services: The Texas Department of State Health Services today reported the first case of Zika virus disease contracted in Texas, involving a Dallas County resident who had sexual contact with someone who acquired the Zika infection while traveling abroad. Case details are being evaluated, but the possibility of […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary February 1

United Way of the Brazos Valley Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the grand total of this year’s State Employees Charitable Campaign and an update with ten weeks remaining in the community campaign.

CS Council Hears About Two Proposed Apartment Complexes

Two proposed apartment complexes in south College Station were addressed at the city council’s last meeting. At the southeast corner of Victoria and Fitch, a developer who already had approval to build 120 apartments wants to drop plans for office space to build another 120 units. That brought out 30 opponents of the neighboring Castle […]

Big Event Organizers Looking For Projects

22,000 Texas A&M students are lined up to assist local residents during the 34th annual Big Event. Will Radney, class of ’16, and Courtney Cotter, class of ’17, presented an update at the last Bryan city council meeting. April 2 is the date of the nation’s largest student run one day service project. Radney says […]

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