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Harrison Kuhn of Boy Scout Troop 102 in College Station earned his Eagle Scout rank and was honored at an Eagle Court of Honor on June 4 at The Queen Theatre in Downtown Bryan.

The Sept. 4 Pebble Creek Duplicate Bridge winners were: 1. Marvin Harris and Fred Mueller, 2. Richard Duble and Shirley Duble.

• Julia McCord of College Station has been named to the President’s Scholars List for the 2019 summer semester at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama.

Olive is a 3-month-old black-mouth cur mix. She has floppy ears that are as big as her heart. She also has a lot of energy, so she needs someone who loves to play and give her treats. Her adoption fee is $125, and she comes age-appropriately vaccinated. She is available for adoption from the…

Amy Jones, the child development program coordinator for Blinn College, was recently honored with the John E. Trott Jr. Award in Student Recruiting from Texas A&M University’s College of Education and Human Development. The award recognizes outstanding dedication to recruiting students t…

Jenny Jeong, a student at A&M Consolidated Middle School in College Station, recently spent a week of her summer attending Rice University’s Say STEM Camp, hosted by The Tapia Center for Excellence and Equity. She was one of more than 300 students who participated in the camp.

Eleven members of Boy Scout Troop 159 in Bryan spent two weeks in July on a canoe trek in Canada. The group spent 11 days on the waters of Atikaki Provincial Park after leaving a Northern Tier high adventure base camp in Bissett, Manitoba.

Bryan Police Chief Eric Buske swore in 10 new officers during an Aug. 16 ceremony at the Bryan Civic Auditorium. The officers completed the department’s Basic Police Officer Academy, a 20-week program in which cadets prepare to take the Texas Commission of Law Enforcement test certifying the…

The Aug. 30 Star Duplicate Bridge winners were: N/S — 1. Richard Duble and R.J. Englert, 2. Puddin Barnes and Jim Evans; E/W — 1. Dan Turner and Jane Turner, 2. Kathy Dickson and Anita West.

Dory is a 5-year-old black-mouth cur mix who is a little shy but makes friends quickly. Her favorite way to bond is through ear scratches. She is heartworm positive but has received treatment. Her adoption fee is $95, and she comes vaccinated, microchipped and spayed. She is available for ad…

Ann Ratnayake Macy, a graduate of A&M Consolidated High School and Texas A&M University, was presented with an award from the American Bar Association on Aug. 10 after being named by the organization as one of the Top 40 Young Lawyers in the United States.

• Amanda Overbye and Audrey Tamplin, both of College Station, have been named to the Dean’s List for the summer 2019 session at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Aug. 21 Pebble Creek Duplicate Bridge winners were: 1. Dan Turner and Jane Turner, 2. Joe Nance and Billie Watkins.

The Rotary Club of Aggieland recently recognized Micah Leonard with the group’s Newcomer of the Year Award. Leonard works for Texas A&M University’s Sponsored Research Services department. Amy Supak, right, presented the award.

Kara Schoenemann Hood, a 2014 graduate of A&M Consolidated High School in College Station, was recently selected as one of four recipients of the Graduate School of Biomedical Science Presidential Research award. The $5,000 awards, sponsored by the presidents of both the UT Anderson Canc…

The Brazos County Sheriff’s Office received national recognition recently for excellence in overseeing the county’s more than 300 sex offenders. This recognition is largely attributed to Regina Guzman, who is the program coordinator for the Sex Offender Registrar’s Office. Guzman was recogni…

Natalie Lancaster of College Station has joined the Kilgore College Rangerettes. Lancaster was one of 34 freshmen to make the team after auditions in July. The new members join 36 sophomores on the dance and drill team. Lancaster was a College Station High School Strutter drill team member t…

KJZT Family Life State Directors Jean Ribar, left, and Donna Janda, right, recently presented a check from the KJZT Family Life Clerical Endowment Fund to the Rev. Tim Nolt, vicar for priests at the Diocese of Austin. The check was the total of funds collected in the Austin Diocese for the p…

• Adam Deeb of College Station has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester at the University of Kentucky’s College of Arts and Sciences.

The Aug. 16 Star Duplicate Bridge winners were: N/S — 1. Richard Duble and Nick Pace, 2. Marvin Harris and Fred Mueller; E/W — 1. R.J. Englert and Joe Nance, 2. Joy Pruett and Ridley Ruth.

Meet Dixie, a 3-year-old female who came to Aggieland Humane as a stray on Aug. 14. She is a little shy at first, but she warms up quickly and enjoys the presence of her humans. She is available for adoption from the Aggieland Humane Society, 5359 Leonard Road in Bryan. Hours are 11 a.m. to …

Hallie Morrison of College Station was inducted into the American Institute of Floral Designers during the group’s national symposium July 9 in Las Vegas.

The Girl Scouts of Central Texas recently named its 2019 Women of Distinction honorees: Debra Turner, Peggy Telg, Colleen Holmes, Shawn Andaya-Pulliam and Mary Parish. The 2019 Women of Distinction Rising Star is Natalie Pine. The Distinguished Workplace for Women 2019 is Stylecraft.

Brazos County Elections Administrator Trudy Hancock has been elected to serve as secretary for the Texas Association of Elections Administrators for the next year. Following her one-year term as secretary, Hancock will move through the ranks and eventually serve as the TAEA president. 

Members of College Station’s Foxfire neighborhood gathered for its annual Fourth of July Parade. Entries included antique cars, wagons, bicyclists, walkers, pets and more, all decorated for the holiday and parading around the neighborhood’s Triangle Park. A short ceremony before the parade i…

• Raquel Juarez Funez of College Station has been named to the Academic High Honor List for the spring 2019 semester at Minnesota State University, Mankato. To qualify for the honor, undergraduate students must earn a 4.0 GPA.

The Aug. 7 Pebble Creek Duplicate Bridge winners were: 1. Marvin Harris and Fred Mueller, 2. Dan Turner and Jane Turner.

Rylie Philipello of Bryan received the James and Mary Lou Henderson/Bradley 3 Ranch $1,250 Angus Scholarship at the 2019 National Junior Angus Show Scholarship Presentation on July 18 in Louisville, Kentucky. James Coffey, Angus Foundation chairman, presented the award.

College Station High School senior Makenna Kotrla and A&M Consolidated High School senior Allyson Fisher were awarded scholarships of $1,250 each from the Wellborn Lions Club on May 15. They were selected from numerous applicants for their involvement and impact of community service. The…

Girl Scouts from College Station, Bryan, Hearne and Bellville recently participated in a Girl Scout journey, learning about energy with Karen Kirkland, a professor in Texas A&M University’s department of nuclear engineering. Kirkland talked to the Girl Scouts about careers in science, en…