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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 December 11

Bryan Fire Department Update

Bryan deputy fire marshal William Bouse visits with WTAW’s Chelsea Reber about fire safety tips for the holidays.

Bryan Police Investigating Two Wednesday Night Armed Robberies

Bryan police responded to a pair of armed robberies in a 30 minute span Wednesday night. One involved gunfire. Police say a 25 year old man was taken to the hospital a gunshot wound that’s not believed to be life threatening. The victim was shot outside the I-Stop convenience store on College Main. The suspect […]

Pedestrian Hit in Northgate

A Texas A&M student is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a car in Northgate early Thursday morning. College Station police report 20 year old Vaishnavi Narasimhan was hit in the intersection of University and College Main shortly after 2 a.m. The intersection reopened around 4 a.m. and the incident remains under […]

Texas Lottery Dropping Monopoly Game

News release from the Texas Lottery: The Texas Lottery announced today that it will suspend sales of the multi-state MONOPOLY MILLIONAIRES’ CLUB™ game following the drawing on Friday, Dec.12. Texas is one of 23 states participating in the game that was launched on Oct. 19. Sales for the game have not met the lottery industry’s […]

Texas A&M Interim President Visits The Faculty Senate

Texas A&M University interim president Mark Hussey was the guest speaker at this week’s faculty senate meeting. Dr. Hussey noted this Saturday marks his 11th month on the job, four months longer than he expected.   Asked about the ongoing presidential search, Hussey says he has intentionally stayed away from that subject; to the point […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary December 10

Senator Schwertner Proposes Capping University Tuition & Fees Then Limiting Future Increases

Capping tuition and fees at state universities then limiting future increases to the rate of inflation will be considered by the legislature next year. Brazos County state senator Charles Schwertner, who filed the proposal (Senate Bill 233), also says state lawmakers have to also discuss increasing the state’s share of paying tuition, which hasn’t changed […]

Plea Agreement For Property Crimes in Three Counties

An out of towner is headed to prison for property crimes in three counties, including two scams in Bryan. 29 year old Desmond Robinson made a deal with prosecutors in Brazos, Grimes, and Harris counties that resulted in a prison term of six years. That includes 13 crimes in Brazos County, some where Robinson was […]

Bryan Police Make Two Arson Arrests

A Houston man is accused of causing almost $20,000 dollars damage to an apartment near Blinn College Sunday morning. Bryan police report at College Edge apartments, a fire extinguisher exploded after it was set on top of a stove. When officers entered, they smelled the residue from the fire extinguisher, which was compared to an […]

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