25 year old Jason Hood has type one diabetes, and after being arrested in a disturbance call here in Taylor County; he didn't have the chance to grab his insulin to the jail. His mother brought the insulin to the jail for them to give to him, yet, it was still not given to him. Which, ultimately led to him passing out in the jail.
The Rattlesnake Roundup is expected to attract around 50,000 people to Sweetwater and many businesses are looking forward to the busy weekend ahead.
He's known around town as Zumba Jason and owns his own Zumba studio inside the Mall of Abilene. He's a busy guy but even with his chaotic schedule, he finds the time to volunteer.
Howard Payne students are headed to South Padre Island for spring break. Their mission: to spread the word of God.
Two men accused of a stabbing outside an Abilene Restaurant last November have been indicted.
Do you have ab envy? Today's Smart Woman report shows us how to get abs like the movie stars.
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Abilene PD's Special Operations Division arrested Tyler N. Tufts Wednesday after executing a search warrant at his apartment, seizing guns and drugs during the search.
For the first time in 40 years, ACU will not be hosting Spring Break Campaigns. According to ACU’s student-run newspaper, The Optimist, the interim vice president of Student Life and Dean of Students, Dr. Jan Meyer, says the cancellation was due to misunderstandings and a late start.
Along with March comes the beginning of spring gardens. Like last year, those at Highland Church Of Christ in Abilene will be working hard outside in their garden.
The 50th Annual Lone Star Fair & Expo and Rattlesnake Round-Up will be held March 14, 15, and 16 at the Brownwood Coliseum located at 500 East Baker Street.
In statewide races, Republicans who touted their stance against abortion — even when the offices they sought had little to do with the issue — saw strong primary night returns on Tuesday.
The trail opens this Saturday along with a grand opening 5K celebration.
Hamlin Hospital and other small town hospitals say that policy changes now being enforced by the affordable care act have lead to heavy budget strains, resulting in layoffs and other budget cuts.
Set up has begun in Nolan County for the annual rattlesnake round up.
Hendrick Medical Center is preparing for the worst. We get an inside look at how they train for a disaster.
The construction location will be at at 4702 Southwest Drive.
Arrive Alive Tour in town to show college students the dangers of texting while driving.
Getting children to eat healthy meals is not just a problem at home, but also at school. A new study by the Harvard School of Public Health looks at what schoolkids are eating and how healthy changes in the menu are making a difference.
Among the changes to the SAT being announced by The College Board in Austin on Wednesday: The test will revert to a 1600-point scale, and the essay portion will be optional and scored separately.
Tuesday, March 4, marked the ninth consecutive year IHOP restaurants in the Abilene offered each guest a free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day.
Emergency responders were called to the scene of a fatal two-vehicle accident between Zephyr and Mullin on Hwy 183S/84E Wednesday morning. The location was 8 miles north of Mullin, just one mile into Mills County.
It’s time to sign up for the 2014 Mayor’s 5K or 10K and One-Mile Family Fun Run. The event will begin at the Civic Center on Saturday, April 12 at 8:30 a.m. The race will take participants through a downtown Abilene course that begins and ends at the Abilene Civic Center. The 5K and 10K will be chip timed.
The city of Clyde has rescinded a boil water notice that was issued for residents living south of Bryant Road.
In an election year in which Hispanic voters are crucial to Democratic success, the first feud of the now-official general election gubernatorial match-up is being fueled by state Sen. Wendy Davis' primary performance on the border. Her numbers, while well above Greg Abbott's in those counties, boosted Republicans' argument that Hispanics may not be a given for Davis' camp.
Now that the primary elections are over, it is time to take down campaign signs in accordance with city ordinances.
It is about time once again to sacrifice an hour's sleep for more daylight in the evenings.
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) encourages all Texans to stop using the words “retard” and “retarded.” On Wednesday, March 5, the organization is asking Texans to pledge to take a stand against the use of these hurtful—and hateful—words.
A New Jersey teenager sues her parents for tuition at her private high school, living expenses, and she wants them to commit to paying her college tuition.
Republican primary races for lieutenant governor and attorney general are among several that are headed for runoffs this year in Texas.
You can review all primary election results from Tuesday night by visiting the Primary Results page on BigCountryHomepage.com.
When it comes to fish, what is healthy for your family?
Abilene PD has released information regarding the arrest of Anthony R. Groom, 18, who threatened a store employee after he was detained for shoplifting. After escaping, Groom then lead police on a foot chase before being arrested for felony Robbery, and two misdemeanors: Evading Arrest and Failure to Identify.
The filing period to run for director seats on the Brown County Water Improvement District board passed on Friday, February 28 with one incumbent refilling for a seat and one new member filing.
Friends of Lake Brownwood State Park will host the Nopales Ridge 5K Trail Run fundraiser on Saturday, March 8 to celebrate the grand opening of the park's first bike trail.
The Taylor County Sheriff's Office is joining forces with other law enforcement agencies across Texas, and with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), this Spring Break period, to eliminate drunk driving.
We want to know if you'll be hitting the polls today, or if you've already cast your ballot. Or maybe, you are skipping out this go-round?
Many Have Reported Receiving Phone Calls Asking For Their Personal Information.
Hendrick Hospice Care announced Monday night that they have started plans to construct a new state-of-the-art hospice care facility.
Dwayne Tucker and Kyle Kendrick are both vying for the position of County Commissioner Precinct 2. Since there is no Democratic challenger, the winner will be determined in the primary.
March is National Nutrition month. How can we eat healthy and not let it break the bank?
The filing deadline passed Friday for candidates in the City of Brownwood Mayor and City Council election with only incumbents filing for a new term.
Just after 8 o'clock on Monday, a car had a run-in with a local dentist's office.
A man was arrested Sunday after pulling into Taco Bueno with a stolen truck.
With an unusually large number of statewide primary candidates running for an unusually large number of open seats, many races are expected to head into a runoff after Tuesday's election. For some campaigns, that likelihood has meant considering how their actions may impact a second round.
Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.20/g Sunday, while the average Abilene gas prices range from two to five cents per gallon higher as of Monday.
Spring is not even here yet, but it's time to start thinking about summer. Summer camps, anyway. Do you think summer camps are a fading tradition, or will you be sending your kid this year?
Police is looking for your help in identifying a man related to a forgery case.
Hundreds Came To Honor March 2nd As A Day Of Freedom.
After some wintry weather on Sunday, most Big Country roadways were clear Monday morning