Plummeting gas prices are turning the oil boom into an economic bust, but the town of Sweetwater claims they aren't feeling any impact.
The working relationship between Abilene police and local pawn shops has lead to five arrests this month. I spoke with an Abilene Detective about how grateful people are to get their stolen items back home.
The salt component used to keep us safe on the roads during the icy weather can also harm us. KRBC's Shannon Valladolid found out if salt pollution is a problem here in the Big Country.
This week's heart to heart child is a sixteen year old reader and writer named Lakisha. She has a warm heart for children and big dreams of being a pediatric nurse.
Traffic is being diverted around mile marker 243 on I-20 in Nolan due to an 18-Wheeler accident.
One Abilene woman helps to raise thousands of dollars for non-profit organizations. She just wrapped up a huge project with the Children's Miracle Network benefiting Hendrick Medical Center, but there's no slowing her down. She's on the the next big thing.
A group of coworkers come together to help the community.
Lake Kirby Dam will be getting upgrades in the future.
A lab in Abilene addressed the growing need for translating immunology research.
An ACU student's act of kindness grows into a budding relationship with the Abilene Fire Department.
A group of Abilene women volunteer their time so that a small business with charitable roots can exist.
An Abilene woman helps a pumpkin patch get ready for its autumn sale, the proceeds of which go to a special cause close to her heart.
Two months later, the hail damage is still a big problem in the Key City. Many residents are still waiting for roofers to come and repair damage to their homes. Then there are others who just can't afford to have their issues fixed. Some members of the community have come up with a solution.
An Abilene pastor saw a need to help the hungry and wanted to help. In the beginning, Reverend Izaiar Lankford used his own money to buy the food. However, now that his weekly soup kitchen has grown, donations make it possible.
Life will never be the same for three friends who set out to change the lives of others.
Eating yogurt with probiotics may help people with hypertension to lower their blood pressure.
Researchers say a non-invasive test could help predict if pregnant women will deliver premature babies.
Nothing like the feeling of a dip in the cool water on a hot summer day. But it's WARM water that helps people with arthritis.
If you're a caffeine drinker, you may find it has a surprising benefit. Drinking a cup of joe may help our exercise.
New blood test hopes to detect Alzheimer's symptoms early.
New technology gives patients with spinal injuries a new way to walk.
Swimmer's ear is a common problem, especially in the summer months. Recent Guidelines stress not to use oral antibiotics to treat the painful condition.
We're used to plenty of sunshine here in the big country, especially during the summer. While you may already protect your body from the sun, it's important to not forget about protection for your eyes as well.
If you're traveling for the July 4th Holiday, you don't have to toss your good eating habits aside. You can eat well whether you're hopping in the car or catching a plane.
Many drivers are filling up as low as $2.99 a gallon and are hoping for even lower prices in the future.
The Abilene City Council voted on Thursday and came to a unanimous decision to amend zoning laws for head shops, only allowing them in industrialized zoned areas.
The city of Ranger and other surrounding areas have been without water for all of today and much of yesterday.
Young Eagles program takes to the sky.
The Meek Blood Center is trying to increase their blood donors.
A 14-year-old Abilene girl, who was hit by a car in May, has been reunited with her savior.
From potatoes, to herbs, and tomatoes portable gardens are the new fad.
The usually quiet, small town of Bangs has been making headlines for something they aren't proud of.
The Cisco Independent School district is fighting back against bullying in a new way.
As CPS investigation continues, people turn to one Texas program for help.
A cold front that passed through the area yesterday has brought some cold Canadian Air down to the Big Country.
The beginning of your next work week is looking to be a nice one.
Rains are coming to and end across much of the Big Country.