Author: Kendall Ward

Brazos Valley WorldFest

Exploring the world might be an infeasible dream for many these days, but what if the world came to you? Well it’s your lucky day, it’s here! Come excite your senses Saturday, October 27, at the Brazos Valley Worldfest, taking place at the Brazos County Expo Complex from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Designed to promote and celebrate the international diversity and heritage of the Brazos Valley, this festival is truly the world in your backyard! Cultural displays from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and more will be present. A multitude of performances ranging from dance...

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Brazos Valley Fair and Rodeo

Have you gotten in on the action at the Brazos Valley’s beloved rodeo and stock show? Traditions run deep here in the BV, so if this isn’t one of your annual stops, you may want to think again. Since the first BV Fair and Rodeo in 2012, it continues to grow and expand year after year. Although the fair is still in its early stages, it’s already a must attend family tradition in the Brazos Valley, so you won’t want to miss out. The 2018 Brazos Valley Fair and Rodeo will run the weekend of October 19-21. The goal...

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Boonville Days Heritage Festival

Are you a proud Texan? With all our great state has to offer, there’s always room for more Texas pride, and the Texas Heritage Festival is the perfect place to get your Texas on! Just how well do you know your Brazos Valley pioneer history? Come find out on Saturday, October 13 at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History. The free event will begin promptly at 9 a.m. and last until 4 p.m., with back to back activities throughout the day. Round up your family, put on your cowboy boots and step back into history. The day will...

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App Review: Spotify

Music is embedded into our lives, and you’re probably listening to music right now as you read this. Are you streaming it through Spotify? Maybe you should be. Spotify is a music streaming service that launched 10 years ago in the fall of 2008. There are many music streaming apps out there, so let’s get into the nitty gritty—just exactly what does Spotify offer? To begin, there are two options with Spotify, free and premium. Both are great, but premium offers much more freedom. With a free account, you’re able to create personal playlists and shuffle play, but it...

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Album Review: “Reckless Love” by Cory Asbury

We’re all familiar with the deep thoughts that wander through our minds, so why do we keep them wrapped up inside? Cory Asbury has crafted a masterpiece of melodies and lyrics in his new album “Reckless Love,” full of unspeakable truths now exposed for the world to hear. When listening to this Christian worship album, its simple truths move the listener. Each song is a story, magnificently intimate while also sustaining the ability to reach the audience on a general level. Some songs are soft and sweet like the taste of honey, while others are empowering and courageous, compelling...

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