The Community Foundation of Abilene released that they are awarding over $531,000 in grants at their annual Grant Reception.
Abilene Police have taken Artemio Hernandez into custody following a four-hour standoff in the 1900 block of Burger Street.
Some people in Albany are complaining about the amount of traffic stops in the area and feel the Shackelford County Sheriff's Office is being over zealous when it comes to using their drug dog.
Spring is the busiest time of year for the Taylor County Juvenile Justice Center and there are certain crimes that are more prevalent this time of year.
Since 1970 Earth day has been celebrated in many ways we take a look at how Hardin-Simmons Students do their part.
Taylor county is under a burn ban.
In recognition of National Infant Immunization Week the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District is hosting the 2014 Immunization Celebration Health Fair on Saturday, April 26 at the Sears Park Recreation Center, 2250 Ambler Avenue.
Authorities are still searching for Danny Cannon, 54, who has been identified by the Baird City Marshal's Office as a person of interest in a homicide investigation into the death of Baird resident Brenda Ruth Holland. Update:
The identity of the driver involved in Monday afternoon’s high speed chase has been identified.
A driver had to be extricated from a vehicle after it collided head-on with a trash truck Tuesday morning.
In honor of Earth Day, we want to know--what is the "greenest" thing you do?
Keep Brownwood Beautiful and the City of Brownwood are getting set for their upcoming county-wide cleanup event scheduled for Saturday, May 3rd.
Lawmakers on Tuesday will examine ways to reduce recidivism among prisoners with mental illness and substance addiction.
Jack Reynolds and a group of four others plan to bike ride across the Americas during a two year, 18,000 mile journey.
Barbara Anne Hackett Was Killed After She Was Struck By A Vehicle, Now People Are Discovering Writings She Distributed Throughout The Community.
On Monday night, the Eastland Board of City Commissioners met to discuss their monthly agenda that included speaking with an attorney about a former police officer.
A new study published in the journal "Pediatrics" finds some emergency room doctors are still prescribing codeine, even though guidelines warn it can be dangerous in children.
The board met today to discuss the fire at shady oaks shopping center.
Rolling Plain Memorial Hospital continues to plan for improvements as the medical need in Sweetwater increases with the population boom. Construction on the new cardiac rehabilitation center is close to completion.
Representative Susan L. King is hosting three legislative forums for residents of District 71 on Tuesday, April 22.
Members of the Eastland community are planning to hold a fundraiser to support the victims whose businesses burned down from a fire Tuesday afternoon.
At the state’s technical colleges, controversial changes to the state's high school curriculum in House Bill 5 have been met with a sense of excitement — and anticipation that the shift could lead to significant expansion.
CMS Healthcare’s Relay for Life team will host a fundraising barbeque dinner and dance on Friday, April 25th beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the 3M Clubhouse on Hwy 377S.
The Brown County Texas A&M University Club will hold its annual Aggie Muster at 6 p.m. Monday at Underwood’s Cafeteria.
A new study from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute found that three out of four Texans at least occasionally speak on a cellphone while driving and nearly half sometimes read or text while driving.
Many are lacing up for the Boston Marathon. Would you ever consider participating?
Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.48/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.
The burn ban has been lifted in Callahan County.
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information that helps investigators resolve a recent arson case.
An Abilene woman says she's grateful everyday that she finished the Boston marathon an hour before the bombs exploded near the finish line last year.
The Eastland Economic Development Inc., Board will bring in the Small Business Development Center and the Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas from Abilene Monday, April 21st. They will talk to business employees and employers about low interest loans to help them get started again.
ACU will celebrate Dr. Gary McCaleb on Monday for having been a part of the school for 50 years.
On Monday, April 21st, there will be a public hearing at Heritage Hall in Merkel at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the rezoning request for a Walmart Express.
Team Braxton is an organization coordinated by the family of 13-year-old autistic boy. Many people in the community wore stickers today reading, "Team Braxton." It was all part of a fundraiser held to raise money and awareness for autism.
It's that time of the year where kids dressed in purple and pink attire run across fields with the mission of grabbing as many Easter eggs as possible.
An American Eagle plane had to make an emergency landing in Abilene Saturday afternoon.
Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy held their annual Medication Cleanout on Saturday.
One man was ejected from his vehicle and sent to the hospital following a rollover accident in Brown County early Friday morning.
President Obama's Half Brother Visits Abilene
A new addition to the Mitchell County medical facilities and a new power plant are on the way to the western Big Country.
A car traveling Eastbound on Interstate 20 flips over the guard rail and sends one woman to the hospital.
This story is 600 years in the making. It started when a giant oak tree fell on a structure in Buffalo Gap in 1996.
A Major with the Royal Malaysian Air Force was caught in San Angelo attempting to smuggle a gun from San Angelo to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Hawley Spring Clean continues through Saturday afternoon. Items can be dropped off at the First National Bank Of Anson in Hawley.
The Abilene Police Department continues to concentrate enforcement on South Danville and South Clack near Buffalo Gap and Southwest Drive.
Multiple Easter events will be taking place on Saturday, April 19, at churches and in communities around the Big Country. Here are just a few.
Six years after Texas officials removed hundreds of children from their polygamist parents, state and local authorities seized the sprawling 1,700-acre Yearning For Zion Ranch this week.
Malik Obama has checked into the Abilene airport following his participation Friday in a Peaceful Solution Character Education Program at the House of Yahweh.
Rough Creek (Novice) VFD will be hosting a barbeque fundraiser on Saturday, April 19 at the Novice school gym from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Col. Jeffrey Brown, 317th Airlift Group commander, along with U.S. Representatives Randy Neugebauer and Mike Conaway will dedicate Dyess’ first ever C-130J simulator at 2 p.m April 22.