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Celebrating 125 Years of the Red Kettle

The Salvation Army is celebrating 125 years of the Red Kettle this year. It began as a local San Francisco fundraiser featuring a single crab pot in 1891. Today, the Red Kettle Campaign is one of the most recognizable charitable campaigns in the United States. Lt. Jeremy Walker of The Salvation Army of Bryan/College Station […]

UPDATE: Service Arrangements Announced for John Harden Hicks II

A funeral mass for John Harden Hicks II will be held Tuesday, November 24, at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, located in College Station at 2541 Earl Rudder Freeway. There will be a Rosary and visitation on Monday, November 23, from 4-7 p.m. at Hillier Funeral Home in Bryan, located at 2301 […]

32nd Thanksgiving in the Brazos Valley

It is time for the 32nd Thanksgiving in the Brazos Valley. Epicures Catering, along with several other organizations and agencies, will deliver 1,000 to 1,200 meals to needy families in the Brazos Valley on Thanksgiving Day. The owner of Epicures, Danny Morrison, said with the help of volunteers, meals are prepared at Duncan Dining Hall […]

MSC OPAS Presents Tony Bennett!

MSC OPAS proudly presents Tony Bennett in Concert next year. With his music spanning over six decades, Bennett has won 18 Grammy Awards including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. His performance is set for Tuesday, April 26th. OPAS ticket package buyers and donors will have the first opportunity to purchase tickets from this Friday through […]

Miss Texas 2015 Hosts Heroes of Freedom Ball

With Veterans Day behind us, there is another military event to look forward to at the beginning of next month. The first annual Heroes for Freedom Ball is Friday, December 4th at Pebble Creek Country Club in College Station, Texas. Hosting the event is Miss Texas 2015 and College Station native, Angelica Alcala-Herrera. “The goal […]

Vietnam Memorial Wall Comes to B/CS

The Museum of the American G.I. is continuing Veterans Day celebrations through the weekend. The event, Lest We Forget, is in collaboration with the American Veterans Travelling Tribute, which is bringing an 80% replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. Spokeswoman Emily Mullins said it features all the names of the men and […]

Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial Ceremony

The Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Wednesday, November 11th at 4:30 p.m. at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex. Activities will commence with the “Honor Wall Roll Call,” a reading of military veteran names recently added to the memorial’s Wall of Honor. Musical renditions, remarks and presentations will follow, […]

CSPD Looking for Two Suspects in Armed Robbery

Courtesy of College Station Police On Monday, November 9, 2015, at approximately 2357 hours, officers responded to the 1200 block of Dexter Drive South for a report of a robbery. There are three roommates living at the residence. The first victim reported 2 suspects, both brandishing firearms, entered the residence and held him at gunpoint […]

2015 B/CS Christmas Parade

The 89th B/CS Christmas Parade is Sunday, December 6th at 2 p.m. This year’s theme is Winter Wonderland. Entry forms are due Friday, November 20th by 5 p.m. Forms can be submitted online or in person at SIG Insurance located at 2751 Nash Drive in Bryan. Penny Zent, parade chairwoman, said a few changes benefit […]

Jon Meacham to Launch Bio of George H.W. Bush in College Station

Jon Meacham is an award-winning author of several presidential biographies and received the Pulitzer Prize for his 2008 biography of Andrew Jackson, American Lion. His latest biography features the nation’s 41st president, George H.W. Bush. Meacham is coming to the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M on Monday, November 9th to launch, […]

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