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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 September 9

Former Hearne Policeman No Billed by Robertson County Grand Jury

News release courtesy of Robertson County District Attorney Coty Siegert: Today the Robertson County District Attorney’s Office presented to Grand Jury the case regarding the May 6, 2014 shooting death of Pearlie Golden by Hearne PD Officer Stephen Stem. Upon conclusion of the presentation of evidence and deliberation, the Grand Jury returned a “No Bill” […]

Bryan Police Update

Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about parking reminders on residential streets around Blinn College, the September 20th safety seat check and National Night Out kickoff event, and locations of increased traffic enforcement.

Texas Ag Commissioner Not Happy With School Lunches in Dripping Springs

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The state’s agriculture commissioner says he’s not pleased with a school district that’s started a pilot program aimed at encouraging kids to go without eating meat during lunch once a week. The pilot program at the Drippings Springs School District offers meat-free lunch options on Mondays to students in its three […]

Janitor Arrested For Stealing Cheerleaders Credit Cards & Cell Phones

HOUSTON (AP) _ A Texas janitor has been arrested after police say he stole credit cards and cellphones from cheerleaders at the University of Houston’s new stadium. University police Lt. Bret Collier says 27-year-old Jacob Lee Bryant has been charged with theft and credit card abuse. He says the theft happened on Aug. 28, the […]

BTU Buying More Wind Generated Electricity

By the end of next year, ten percent of the electricity distributed by BTU will come from wind sources. That’s the result of entering a 25 year agreement with the owner of a new wind farm being built along the Mexican border. General Manager Gary Miller says it is a bonus that they’re using a […]

Local Child Pornography Plea Agreement and Arrest

A College Station man has admitted to possessing hundreds of pictures of child pornography. 61 year old James Daves-Peterson was arrested in February of last year after his mechanic told Bryan police he found inappropriate pictures of 10 to 12 year old girls. Daves-Peterson could be out of prison in as little as six months […]

UPDATE: Four Injury Accidents in Four Days

Monday update: Four consecutive days someone has gone to the hospital following a crash in the twin cities. The latest was Sunday morning just after 4 a.m. in College Station. Police report a northbound driver on the southbound freeway frontage road struck the concrete guardrail that’s part of the Rock Prairie off-ramp. The 33 year […]

Local Police Cases Involve Drugs, Burglaries, and Assaults

Two College Station men are accused of a Monday morning residential burglary. Officers responded to a 9-1-1 call from a neighbor reporting suspicious activity in the 100 block of Park Place. Officers found the man matching the caller’s description and a second man who was running away. During the follow up investigation officers, physical evidence […]

Forest Service Returns Money to Austin

The Texas A&M Forest Service (TFS) has announced its intention to return more than $43 million dollars in remaining appropriated fire suppression funds back to the State of Texas this fall. The 83rd Texas Legislature appropriated $161 million to pay wildfire suppression costs incurred during the years 2011 and 2012. According to a TFS news […]

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