The town of Clyde is remembering Michael C. Murphrey, a local soldier who was killed in 2009 during a freedom operation in Afghanistan. A 5k Memorial Run/Walk has been set up to honor his memory and his bravery in giving the ultimate sacrifice.
The Art Association of Brownwood hopes to continue serving the Brownwood community's artistic needs.
The homeowner who was involved in an altercation Friday afternoon that resulted in the death of his former employee say he is shocked and saddened by the situation.
The Abilene Community Theatre is coming back from a year hiatus and has plans to keep audiences coming, despite the availability of instantaneous entertainment.
It's no secret that staying physically active and eating healthy may help you live longer. However, research shows that how long you live and the quality of those years is more nurture than nature. So what is the secret to healthy aging?
The Abilene Police Department is conducting a death investigation after an altercation between former co-workers.
A new tax rate has been approved by the Abilene Independent School District.
Employees of Teleperformance USA of Abilene raised about $13,000 for school supplies, and the students that attend Taylor Elementary School couldn’t be happier.
While the Ice Bucket Challenge has undoubtedly done a great amount of good, raising millions for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease research, some are raising ethical questions about where the funds are donated.
Lawmakers are set to hear testimony Tuesday from state education officials, including Commissioner Michael Williams, on students' passing rates on the 2014 STAAR exams.
We may have one more month of summer left, but doctors suggest families should already be thinking about the flu!
The Texas Department of Transportation will conduct a Public Meeting on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. The meeting will be held at the TxDOT Abilene Area Office, located at 1350 N. Arnold Blvd., Abilene, TX 79603.
The Abilene Country Club is honoring their former general manager who passed away from ALS in January.
The Sweetwater Police Department is hoping to slow down the drug activity by training two new narcotic dogs.
The Colorado Career Academy gives high school students the opportunity to take college courses for free.
Only a few hours after the first day of school is out, the Office Depot in south Abilene gets slammed with customers looking for back to school supplies.
KRBC's Megan Dobbs and Randy Turner accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Before starting the work day, they got iced!
Clyde local, Tammy Jasso lost her husband Albert to the disease in December 2012. She speaks about the importance of this challenge.
The nation's leading group of pediatricians want adolescents and teens to get more sleep. In order to ensure that they do, big changes to the school day are being recommended.
Lawyers for Gov. Rick Perry, saying his indictment is unconstitutional on several grounds, filed briefs Monday asking the courts to strike the charges and stop further prosecution of the governor.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced the launch of its mobile app, which is designed to give Texans instant access to the state’s Sex Offender Registry, Texas 10 Most Wanted program and other valuable resources. The app is free to download, and is available for iPhones, iPads, and Android phones and tablets.
A local Abilene Business was recently subject to a bizarre burglary in which the burglar, or burglars, stole what would make the ingredients for a rather large pizza.
On Thursday, the Abilene City Council is scheduled to discuss the city's budget for the next fiscal year, and the property tax increase to pay for it.
McMurry University will again be offering a special group exercise course for participants 50 years and older this fall.
The American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends middle and high schools delay their start times to at least 8:30 a.m.
According to the Better Business Bureau, some roofing companies have been “spoofing” the phone numbers of local businesses in order to get in contact with Abilene residents who may have been affected by the recent hail storm.
In West Texas, oil and gas development is surging, but it's also fueling a huge demand for electricity that the current infrastructure struggles to meet. The result? A congested grid and higher electricity bills for consumers.
The Highland Church of Christ is breaking out of the mold by adding a second Sunday service with live instruments instead of an acapella choir.
Abilene police are looking for information that helps them arrest and charge suspects in a recent robbery case.
One driver was transported to the hospital after flipping his vehicle Sunday afternoon.
An Abilene woman is in jail Sunday after allegedly shooting at a vehicle with people inside.
Early voting for the special election to fill the open District 28 Texas Senate seat begins Monday, August 25th.
The South Branch of the Abilene Public Library will be temporarily closed beginning Monday, August 25, 2014 for plumbing repairs. We plan to re-open as soon as the work is complete.
AUSTIN - In Texas, there is a traffic crash about every 20 minutes involving a driver under the influence of alcohol. The Texas Department of Transportation hopes to lower this staggering statistic with the launch of its annual Labor Day “Drink. Drive. Go to Jail.”
With local children heading back to school Monday, drivers should be aware of school zone and cross walk rules.
The town of Hawley is honoring and remembering their former Mayor Ronnie Woodard. Before his passing, he served as their mayor for almost 12 years.
The City of Abilene Recreation Division is providing a free after-school program for City of Abilene residents beginning on Monday, August 25.
Due to a loss of pressure in the water system, the City of Stamford had to issue a boil water notice. The city rescind the notice over the weekend.
Fiesta in the Park Kicks Off Hispanic Heritage Month
A community riddled with crime in the past is continuing to show signs of improvement and growth.
Mission trips to overseas, especially to Africa, have been in the spotlight due to the recent outbreak of Ebola. However, this did not stop a group of nurses and a doctor from Rolling Plains Medical Hospital from serving others. Two nurses we spoke with traveled to Migori, Kenya to serve women in the area. KRBC's Courtney Burris has the story.
Friday was the first time that Dr. Kent Brantly's family spoke out for the first time on the ordeal they have gone through with Dr. Brantly being infected with the Ebola virus. That ordeal was one full of faith, family, and strength.
Back to school season is just around the corner. Preparing your students for the new year takes more than just buying supplies and new clothes. School districts require students to be vaccinated for certain illnesses.
TSTC EMT students ended their semester with a mock 'mass casualty incident'.
As the academic year begins, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding all drivers to watch out for children walking to and from school or waiting for school buses. Drivers must also follow all traffic laws related to school buses and school zones.
Jared Mosley, who recently completed his 10th year as the director of athletics at Abilene Christian University, announced Friday that he is resigning to become the CEO and president of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
For-profit teacher certification companies, which graduate almost one in four of the state's new educators, are flourishing in Texas. But as the industry continues to grow, so do questions about the state's ability to control the quality of training the programs provide.
Should students be expected to pitch in for the cost of college? Should parents be expected to pay for part or all?
Students could be packing some health risks with them as they return back to the classroom.
After a week of defiance, press conferences and an unusual rally to mark his booking on felony charges, Gov. Rick Perry’s legal team makes its first courtroom appearance on Friday.