One Cooper High student is being recognized by employees at Hendrick Home for being outstanding inside and outside of school.
After being released from prison, one local man has made it his mission to help others make the best of their second chances.
City Council took another tour to do research on which projects will be on the next bond election ballot.
A variety of factors, mostly weather, made some farmers in the Big Country worried about how this year's cotton crop would turn out.
They lived through the Great Depression, women's rights movements, and World War II... America's greatest generation is slowly dwindling away, so a Big Country museum is make sure their voices will be forever heard.
Seventy years ago today a milestone in world history was reached. The deadliest concentration camp in Holocaust history was liberated. At least 1.1 million prisoners died in the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Truck driver gets pinned inside vehicle after car crash.
The Abilene ISD Board of Trustees and Abilene Police Chief Stan Standridge met for the first time since two investigations regarding former AISD employees began in December.
Hardin Simmons University changed their housing regulations and some students are voicing their concerns.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon for one of the Abilene natives in the prison bus crash.
With the slowing down of the oil industry, several employees are being laid off.
Abilene City Council approved the sponsorship of the Dyess AFB Joint Land Use Study, some residents have opposing opinions.
A church in Abilene made the Health Fitness Revolution's list of Top 20 Fittest Churches in Texas.
The drought problem in the Big Country is the theme of an Abilene High School play; Urine Town.
After being shot 3 times, the victim of the Stonegate Apartment complex tells his side of the story,
Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst (R) delivered the GOP's response.
More people in Brown County are beginning to notice the needs of the homeless and the non profit organization Brown County Home Solutions met on January 20th 2015 to discuss what can be done.
The city of Stamford went almost two days without water due to a main water pipe bursting.
A mother of three is fatally shot at her boyfriend's home in Baird over the weekend
For many, today was a day off from school and some even work. All for the purpose of honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and his contributions to civil rights.
An Abilene man is in custody after leading police on a short foot chase near Abilene High School
This year's West Texas Rehab Telethon and Auction is one of best ever.
Mayor Archibald Proclaimed today Alvina Gerhart day after a resident who turned 100.
Texas’ longest-serving governor, Rick Perry, taking over office in 2000. Perry used his farewell speech Thursday to call for greater bipartisanship and political compromise, leaving many to wonder of an expected 2016 presidential run.
North-side residents who have been feeling neglected, abandoned, and forgotten by the City of Abilene are seeing their concerns turn into change as city officials and local law enforcement take action to make the community a better place.
A recent listeria outbreak across the nation started with the contamination of caramel apples that were recalled last month.
The election results are in. Savage and Ellinger share their reactions.
Plummeting gas prices are turning the oil boom into an economic bust, but the town of Sweetwater claims they aren't feeling any impact.
An ambulance was involved in a two vehicle crash in North Abilene.
City Council stepped out of their offices and on to a bus to see projects that will be voted on in the next bond election.
Tonight marked the first Abilene ISD school board meeting since a former Dean was arrested for an inappropriate relationship with a student.
Using more electricity during cold months is common, but there are ways to conserve without breaking budgets.
A fire destroyed a home Sunday afternoon in Breckenridge. The house fire was located at 1300 W. Lindsey . The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Tips for those becoming discouraged with the search for your new, better, or first job.
Many are unaware of the importance of keeping a clean chimney.
After so many accidents occurred during the winter weather, insurance providers believe people should take a closer look at what insurance covers and doesn't cover
A fake fifty has landed an Abilene man in front of the Taylor County Grand Jury. He has been indicted on counterfeiting charges.
Abilene's Chief of Police Stan Standridge out-ran an criminal, and now the alleged thief is going to face a jury.
A couple arrested for allegedly neglecting their malnourished three-year-old boys are facing various drug charges alongside child endangerment.
"Frozen" characters came all the way from Arendelle to visit Abilene.
An Abilene man has been arrested after he allegedly attempted to run over a responding officer who was trying to extract him from the car.
The Taylor Country Grand Jury indicted an Abilene man on charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child.
With the temperatures dropping and the winter weather beginning, resident's electricity bills are becoming higher. 211 Texas, A Call For Help, is offering assistance to help pay resident's electric bills for those who qualify.
One local celebrity will get to join the ranks of NFL running back Emmitt Smith and Singer/TV Personality Donny Osmond after they are crowned champion of Dancing with the Abilene Stars.
One person was taken to the hospital after a two vehicle wreck in South Abilene.
Text, drive, go to jail... if only that was the worst possible consequence. New statistics show distracted driving is going to continue growing as a leading cause of death across the nation.
A big agriculture event that happens every year kicks off this weekend. Students in the Big Country compete in livestock shows all across Texas.
2015 can be the year of green-living if you take up the resolution to be more Eco-friendly.
Hundreds of crashes over the span of a few days is usually bad news, but local body repair shops are cashing-in big time on the Big Country's misfortune after last week's winter weather.
Abilene ISD Superintendent, Dr. Burns, talked about the statement APD Chief of Police, Stan Standridge, gave after Michael Trook's arrest.