The Board of Trustees of the Trent Independent School District is considering a separation agreement with their superintendent. Special meeting called for October 2nd.
Texas A&M Forest Service has completed a new study of the economic contribution provided by forestry-driven, wood-based industries in Texas.
The Sanders Trust, one of the nation’s leading healthcare real estate investment companies located in Birmingham, AL has acquired a nearly 77,000-square-foot, multi-specialty medical office building (“MOB”) in Abilene, Texas.
The City of Abilene Office of Neighborhood Services has announced that they are accepting applications for the Critical Repair Program, the Single Family Rehab Program and the First-Time Homebuyer Program.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), in advance of the upcoming November election, will be offering Saturday hours at select driver license offices to issue Election Identification Certificates.
Clear out unwanted items from your property and recycle them during the upcoming Fall Clean and Tire Amnesty Days.
Big Country Homepage reached out to Abilene hospitals to see what preparations and actions they are taking in response to the confirmed Ebola case in Dallas.
Michael Lowery is charged in connection with the slaying of his wife Amber Christensen Lowery.
City officials are almost done testing a new water conservation method.
The community is lending a helping hand for people still feeling the effects from the June hail storm.
Family and friends of the 15-year-old Cooper High School student killed in an accident last week said their final goodbyes.
Several volunteer fire departments have responded to have house fire on FM 707 and CR 256.
A third dog has been shot in the Big Country.
The VFD of Wayland received a grant of $5000 that could help with potential burn ban issues.
The McMurry University Women’s Interclub will be hosting a showing of the documentary Miss Representation.
Rescue the Animals is offering a $1,000.00 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons involved in this shooting.
Donald Ray Taylor `56 has established a new endowment in memory of his wife Charline Taylor and their daughter Donna Taylor Rocha.
A three car wreck in north Abilene sends two to the hospital.
The Abilene community is invited to attend National Night Out 2014 on Tuesday, October 7th, at the Mall of Abilene.
About 900 juniors from the Abilene Independent School District will be spending an hour or so at McMurry University with one of America’s great presidents - Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt.
The soon-to-be Wichita Falls Regional Airport will be part of the Military Airport Program.
Motorcycle accident kills at least one near I-20 and Old Anson road.
Construction causes drivers along one Brownwood street to find alternative routes.
The Paramount Theater is one establishment that will be undergoing construction. It will be receiving a new roof and a sign.
Cattle and horses will be going up on the auction block to help raise funds for the West Texas Rehabilitation Center.
The Michael Lowery trail began today with the jury selection.
An Abilene woman almost killed in a 2005 attack uses her experience to other victims overcome abuse.
A local town is turning the color purple for a good cause.
Billy Faraci a Buffalo Gap resident is also a veteran of World War II.
It is with pleasure Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas announces the third annual, “Hiring Red White and You” Veteran Job Fair.
Whether you like your coffee hot or cold, sweet or strong, it's a popular pick-me-up that is sure to please. Corporate companies like Starbucks or Dunkin' Donuts are always good for a quick grab-and go, but customers often prefer the inviting environment and community feel local coffee shops provide.
History buffs and preservationists have a treat in store on Thursday, October 9. Author and historian Dan Smith will be presenting a fascinating, free program on the Bankhead Highway.
If you’re looking for answers regarding retirement and social security, mark your calendar to attend a free presentation at the Abilene Public Library on Tuesday, October 14.
The City of Abilene Recreation Division will host a City of Abilene Golf Championship tournament on Saturday October 4, 2014.
Several events are coming up in October for the Abilene Public Library.
One man pleas out in court after evading arrest and leading police on a high speed chase.
Ernie Randell was supposed to go to trial Monday morning on one count of aggravated sexual assault of a child and two counts of indecency with child, but it will be rescheduled.
Dr. Kent Brantly and his wife Amber will be on the ACU campus for a special speaking engagement on Friday, October 10.
Abilene's Let's Move Day educated parents and children about living a healthy lifestyle.
The West Texas Weather Modification Association, along with the National Center for Atmospheric Research, is gathering data regarding the physical makeup of clouds over West Texas.
Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for anonymous information that helps police solve a recent commercial burglary case.
This year's Big Country Balloon Fest ended on a high note on Sunday with the final balloon flight.
One motorcyclist is dead after a crash in Taylor County on Saturday night.
Brown County residents held an event to walk around Zephyr football stadium on Saturday to help raise childhood cancer awareness.
An accident involving a cattle truck sends one person to the hospital Saturday morning, an official on scene said.
The 3rd Annual Abilene Beer Summit returned to Frontier Texas! on Saturday and offered a wide variety of beers to goers.
The Board of Directors of the Eastland County Museum announced the closure of the Museum effective November 1, 2014.
The future status of Brownwood ISD's superintendent, Dr. Reece Blincoe, remains up in the air after the board canceled a special meeting this Sunday.
A collision involving a tractor-trailer and a college softball team's bus in Murray County, Oklahoma has killed four women.
Multiple agencies involved in sex offender arrest.