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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-DPS Finds Man With Ties to Bryan and Brenham

Update: August 20, 2014 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A convicted felon on the Department of Public Safety 10 Most Wanted sex offender list has been caught in North Texas. DPS on Tuesday announced 28-year-old Ezekiel O’Neal Harris was captured at an apartment complex in Ennis, 30 miles south of Dallas. A tip led to Harris […]

Nacogdoches County Judge Taking Pay Cut

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — An East Texas county judge has given himself a $24,000 annual pay cut as residents face possible higher property taxes. The Nacogdoches (na-kuh-DOH’-chihs) Daily Sentinel (http://bit.ly/XzVThs ) reports Nacogdoches County Judge Mike Perry has submitted an affidavit to be paid less. Perry, as of Oct. 1, will receive the same annual […]

Governor Perry Waives Court Arraignment

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges that he abused his office when he vetoed state funding for public corruption prosecutors. The potential 2016 presidential candidate entered his plea in a Travis County court filing. Perry also waived an arraignment that had been set for […]

CS School Board Receives Recommendations For New Elementary School Boundaries

The College Station school board has been given recommendations to redraw elementary school boundaries to accommodate the opening of the Spring Creek campus a year from now. The consensus opinion of 25 community members, is most of the 578 students at Spring Creek will come from Greens Prairie elementary. Superintendent Clark Ealy says it’s an […]

Governor Perry Booked And Released From The Travis County Jail

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ What’s a governor to do after getting booked on felony charges? Go for ice cream. Minutes after he was fingerprinted at the Travis County Courthouse, Texas Gov. Rick Perry posted a photo Tuesday from his official Twitter account of him outside Sandy’s Hamburgers in downtown Austin. The photo shows Perry holding […]

School Board Meetings Held Monday and Tuesday

Tuesday evening update: The College Station school board unanimously approved the budget and tax rate for the 2014-15 school year. In a separate story, will be details of a community committee’s recommendations to redraw elementary school boundaries to accommodate the opening of the Spring Creek campus a year from now. Click HERE to see the […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary August 19

Bryan Police Update

Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about back to school driving reminders, another invitation to apply for Citizens Police Academy, and locations of increased traffic enforcement.

Bryan School Board Continues Discussion on Bond Issue

A review of the two largest pieces of the Bryan school district’s proposed $132 million dollar bond issue were reviewed at this week’s school board meeting. Click HERE to see the background information presented to the Bryan school board. A third of that amount addresses projects at Stephen F. Austin and the civic auditorium, which […]

Tires Slashed in Bryan Neighborhood

News release courtesy of Bryan Police: On August 19, 2014 Bryan Police took multiple reports of criminal mischief in the Wheeler Ridge Subdivision. Several vehicles had tires cut in the area between 2:30 and 6:00 a.m. on August 19 in the 4000 blocks of Woodbriar, Kirkwood, Woodcrest, Willow Oak, and Creekridge. Woodbriar Dr. – Chevy […]

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