How the cooler weather effects crops and livestock in the big country.
Parts of Texas were under the threat of severe weather. Curious as to how the Big Country fared?
Another border battle rages on as millions of dollars worth of illegal drugs are crossing into Texas using our Highways. The war on drugs has cost many their lives and unfortunately Abilene may serve as a pathway for smuggling.
Three women apart of the American Legion Auxiliary are working hard, by themselves, to bring appreciation to people. They do projects big and small. So small to handing out cards to cafeteria workers, janitors, and bus drivers that say "You're making a difference in a child's life." Bigger projects that involve sending care packages to deployed military in places that many might know we have military stationed. All of this out of the kindness of their hearts.
Thanksgiving is drawing near, but this year you might be thanking your local Denny's, Crackel Barrel, or even Golden Corral instead of grandma for rolls, turkey, and stuffing.
An unlikely Big Country resident will be en route to the Emerald City soon, but she's not following a yellow brick road.
President Barrack Obama addressed the nation tonight and laid out a concrete, detailed immigration plan that revolves around the idea of treating undocumented immigrants with humanity and respect while still demanding they get right with the law.
Hendrick Cancer Center honored Lung Cancer Awareness Month by hosting an inaugural program designed to help smokers quit.
Several neighbors showed up to voice their concerns against rezoning to allow new Firehouse gym. Others believe the second location in the Wylie area would contribute to the growing neighborhood.
Margie Royall was just beginning to see memories being made in her home in Tye. With Christmas trees up and more decorations lying on the ground that will never be put on display Margie is left in shock. Wondering where to pick up the pieces to continue her and her son, David's, life.
The Center for Contemporary Arts in Abilene is hosting a monthly event for those who want to enrich their lives with art and culture without spending countless hours at stuffy galleries or boring museums.
On Tuesday, an aggravated robbery on North 7th Street left an Abilene man injured after he was struck in the head with a hammer. After he was hit and threatened, two men stole his Playstation.
The Abilene Police Department is giving residents a new option to contact 911 that could allow texting to save lives.
Condoleezza Rice spoke at the Abilene Civic Center as part of a fund-raiser, and to inspire Big Country citizens to reach their full potentials.
Seniors at the Rose Park Center in Abilene got treated to musical stylings from one of Nashville's own.
In order to de-ice roads and ensure the public's safety, TxDOT used 60 tons of salt, 40 tons of bottom ash and 3,000 gallons of brine water.
Veteran's Day was last week, but Abilene's Golden Corral wants to keep the respect for veterans and active duty military alive by joining their national corporation in celebrating Military Appreciation Day.
Volunteers gathered today at the Taylor County Sheriff's Office to put care packages together for people who won't be with the families.
Winter weather impacted the Big Country today. What's in store for the rest of the week?
With the cold front moving through the Big Country bringing with it icy roads, truck drivers share their plans this winter season.
An approaching cold front will be bringing us cold air once again and the chance for rain/snow!
People gathered at the Abilene Zoo for crafts, games, artifacts, and keeper lectures about big cats today.
The State of Texas recently reduced the number of state mandated tests from fifteen to five. Before the reduction Abilene High did not have final exams. They said with the number of state tests along with finals would have been too much for students to handle. Now with the reduction finals are now back. To many of the faculty's surprise, students are happy about the final exams making a return.
A South Abilene woman was sitting on her bed when she heard her window shatter and felt pieces of glass fly by her face. She then realized a bullet was shot into her bedroom window.
The West Texas Veteran's Affairs Health Clinic is attempting to turn over a new leaf by addressing concerns from local veterans.
For many veterans, coming home doesn't mean their war is over. For some, a new battle has just begun.
The Chief of Police position in Bangs, Texas has been unfilled for months, but the mayor says he's close to making a hire.
The coldest temperatures of the season thus far have presented themselves and for some businesses that's good news.
The hailstorm that wrecked havoc on Abilene in June demolished buildings and destroyed family homes. A local roofing company owner has found a way to generate something positive from the devastation, and he's encouraging other businesses to do the same.
An Abilene man was scammed out of nearly $60,000 after hiring a contractor he found on Craigslist.
A medical helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing after a bird hit the chopper.
Seniors at Eula High School coordinated and hosted the annual event that brings together members of the community to honor and remember those who have served.
The ACU acapella group performed patriotic songs for the guests of the the Veterans Day tribute. Guests watched a slide show and video about one Koren War veteran's journey.
Currently grades 9-12 have a drug testing policy implemented for students involved in extracurricular activities. People came forward hoping to see this expand to the Junior High.
The season for giving is here. Paper angels waiting to be adopted adorn Big Country Christmas Trees, and the children they represent are dreaming of happy holidays.
The Abilene Chamber of Commerce will honor local businesses who have served Abilene for several decades.
The cold weather and lonely winter nights can leave many wanting a cuddly new family member. A local non-profit has teamed up with the Abilene Animal Shelter with hopes of providing senior pets with loving, lifetime homes.
Traffic is being diverted around mile marker 243 on I-20 in Nolan due to an 18-Wheeler accident.
Women of the Abilene Philharmonic Guild got a tour of Dyess Air Force Base after a luncheon and concert on Monday.
Coca-Cola and the City of Abilene have been providing a service for the last three years that helps residents conserve water in a resourceful way.
A strong cold front is soon to approach the Big Country and bring below freezing temperatures!
If you're a fan of cold temperatures, then this week's forecast is one you're sure to enjoy!
Hundreds gathered Sunday afternoon in downtown Abilene to show their support for the men and women who serve our country.
It was a birthday celebration of innovative technology for the Abilene Christian University Maker Lab, and now the creative minds behind the projects are wanting to make the unimaginable a reality. KRBC's Isaac Ramirez talked to the lab director about a possible expansion and how much money could help educate more students.
North Abilene residents who said they were frustrated with the city's lack of plans for their neighborhood, say they are starting to see improvements.
Tickets for the opening round of the 2014 state high school football playoffs will go on sale Tuesday at One AISD Center, 241 Pine Street.
Small businesses or expansions are a positive sign for our local economy, and business is usually welcomed in Abilene, but some local residents are against a new gym.
Hispanics are targeted by both political parties in every election cycle, but studies show that latinos are not casting their ballots.
Although voter turnout increased locally in Taylor County, the state of Texas is not seeing the same. Studies show Texas has one of the lowest numbers of voters amongst the nation.
Some Nolan County precincts were in short supply of ballots during Tuesday's election.