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Richard Harrison was photographed with a pintail duck in his office.

Harrison ‘ducking’ out after 39 years

In 1975, an optimistic graduate of East Texas State University, now known as Texas A&M  University – Commerce, received a job as an English/speech instructor at KC. For the past 39 years, he has served the college as an instructor, department chair for liberal and creative arts, and for the past five years as the […]

Harrison ‘ducking’ out after 39 years

In 1975, an optimistic graduate of East Texas State University, now known as Texas A&M  University – Commerce, received a job as an English/speech instructor at KC. For the past 39 years, he has served the college as an instructor, department chair for liberal and creative arts, and for the past five years as the […]

Motivated by his disability

Disabilities can take a huge toll on people throughout the course of their lives. Some people with disabilities embrace them and others hide them. Sooner or later a person has to come the conclusion that they are who they are, and make the best of the situation. Brown has cerebral palsy. He was born prematurely […]

Student transforms from diesel mechanic to culinary instructor

He could cook it, kill it and skin it by the age of 6. That is what David Belanger, first-year KC culinary instructor, says about his childhood. “I was a self-sufficient kid,” Belanger said. Being raised by his single mom, aunt and grandmother, it instilled in him a way of life and a passion: cooking. […]

Dance concert May 2

KC dance students will present their annual dance concert at 8 p.m. Friday, May 2, in Van Cliburn Auditorium. Tickets are $10 or $5 with a student ID. Tickets will be sold at the box office in the auditorium starting at 7 on the night of the performance. This event is led by Cathy Beckman, ballet, […]

Student goes for a ride with KCPD

Recently at 5 p.m. I went on a ride along with KCPD officer Sammy Wagner. Wagner came to KC from Trinity Valley Community College last November. “It’s not just about arresting students,” Wagner said as he explained why he does what he does. He said the officers are there for the protection of the students. […]

Students use 3D printers to create prototypes

In her first year as an instructor at KC, Karen Dilday said she has discovered a number of students who are interested in three-dimensional printing. KC has two 3D printers on campus, and these printers do not come cheap. Each printer costs $20,900. The college was able to purchase these printers through grants and technology […]

Rangers hit tough patch in April games

The KC softball team has hit a dry spell during the month of April. With the season nearing a close, KC will not be participating in the Region XIV postseason tournament. They have lost seven of their last eight games this month. With only two more doubleheader games left in the season, KC’s playoffs hopes […]

Sophomore ready for next big change

When I am not sure how to carry out a task, I look at what others did before me for inspiration. I read the past two end-of-the-year columns written by Flare editors and they had content mine cannot. Spring 2013 ended the Bettye Craddock era and began the Gary Borders one. All of my sophomore […]