More information has been released about what happened just before Sunday's deadly plane crash.
The Abilene Genghis Grill location, along with 19 others in Texas, is donating one dollar from the sale of every Chef Made Bowl to the No Kid Hungry campaign between September 1st-14th.
While many of you are enjoying a well-deserved day off, there are several in the community who still have to work, like the police officers patrolling the streets. To say thank you for their service, the Olive Garden in Abilene is offering them a free meal.
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will conduct a multi-county Range and Wildlife Management Field Day on September 19th in Brown County for landowners interested in managing wildlife and livestock.
Abilene firefighters were called to the scene of a fire behind a home in the 100 block of Green Meadows Circle.
Here's what is coming up this year at the 2014 West Texas Fair and Rodeo.
Early voting for the special election to fill the open District 28 Texas Senate seat continues Tuesday, September 2nd.
ABILENE, Texas – Most City of Abilene offices and community service centers will be closed Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of the Labor Day holiday with the exception of those providing life safety services such as fire and police protection.
The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) hosted their biggest fundraiser of the year on Saturday.
An Abilene man was sent to jail on Friday after he reportedly touched a girl under 13 years old inappropriately.
The City of Roby has issued a boil water notice Saturday morning due to a possible contamination in their water well.
Cory Almanza should be a senior this year at AHS. After a car wreck in May left him in a coma for months, he is recovering, and was honored in a special way before the pep rally.
The Texas Transportation Commission recently approved funding for the US 87 truck relief route near Big Spring, which will address congestion and improve mobility in the area. Previously identified by the Commission as a priority project for the Texas Department of Transportation, yesterday’s approval is expected to allow the agency to move forward with the second phase of the relief route project sooner than expected.
On August 29, 2014 from 6 pm-8 pm parents of middle school girls have the opportunity to visit the Alliance for Women and Children office located at 1350 N. 10th in order to learn more about the A-Teens program.
The increasing number of urgent care centers in Texas is proving problematic for hospitals, which say they are competing with the clinics for the same pool of insured Texans at a time when they are also getting less money to cover the cost of treating uninsured patients.
Bangs Chief of Police Troy Grusendorf resigned Thursday afternoon after an investigation was opened into possible misconduct.
On Tuesday, September 2, a check in the amount of $8,000 will be presented to the Food Bank of West Central Texas as a result of a tear-pad campaign that ran May 7, 2014 to June 25, 2014.
Nearly three years after more than 600 Texas school districts filed litigation challenging the state's school finance system, a Travis County district judge has ruled in their favor.
On Thursday, the Abilene City Council held a public hearing on the city's proposed budget for the next fiscal year, and the property tax increase to pay for it.
A house in north Abilene received approximately $15,000 in damages after catching fire Wednesday night.
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.” campaign, which reminds drivers and motorcyclists to avoid drinking and driving or else face severe consequences.
Due to a leak on one of the main lines, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required Morton Valley Water Supply Corporation, 0670018, to notify all customers to boil their water prior to consumption.
With August being the busiest month for firefighters, they are seeing a shortage of volunteers come into the departments to help battle blazes. It's not just the fires they're fighting, but also lack of funding, and a drought that just won't let up.
The City of Abilene treated the Civic Plaza Hotel for bed bugs 7 times in the past two years, but the owner explains what may be part of the problem.
Most City of Abilene offices and community service centers will be closed Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of the Labor Day holiday with the exception of those providing life safety services such as fire and police protection.
The Abilene Police Department has obtained a new K-9 all the way from the Netherlands.
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has added two new quail management apps to their growing tally of electronic resources for tech-savvy wildlife managers. New apps aim to turn the tide in the quail decline.
A south side Abilene bar was broken into Tuesday and whoever did it went to extra lengths to make sure they were not caught.
The Abilene Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is looking for citizen input for the 2015-2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). The MTP is a list of long-range street, highway, transit, rail, bicycle, and pedestrian projects to be funded with Federal, State and local funds for the next 20 years.
The Drug Enforcement Administration is taking action against prescription drug abuse. Addiction and death from prescription painkillers has become an epidemic, so the DEA is hoping to make the pills much harder to get.
The arrival of the Texas National Guard to the border has been met with praise by some who say the state is taking the lead in securing the border. Others say the deployment is overkill that only serves to hamper the local economy.
The Abilene Community Theatre is coming back from a year hiatus and has plans to keep audiences coming, despite the availability of instantaneous entertainment.
Several families in Abilene have opted for a non traditional way of learning.
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 Colorado Career Academy gives high school students the opportunity to take college courses for free.
Clyde local, Tammy Jasso lost her husband Albert to the disease in December 2012. She speaks about the importance of this challenge.
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.
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.
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.
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.