David Bacon interviews Cooper Runningback, Trey Dye, after the Crosstown Showdown.
With interstates getting people from point "A" to point "B" faster, some might say the thrill of an adventure is gone. The Texas Historical Commission is working to bring the flare that Route 66 has to the Bankhead Highway.
A student from ACU is studying Bible studies in hopes to get Kenya peaceful again, following the events in Kenya last week.
Marilyn and Allin Rodman have not heard or seen their son since May, and with time passing, they are looking to the public for help.
With the added rain the workers that our lives depend on are at risk along with ours.
In light of Thursday morning's events at Abilene High, social media was a blessing and a curse.
After residents of Campus Court spoke at a city council meeting, the city council of Abilene switched Campus Court from a collector street to a local street.
They may share the same county, but when it comes to football, these two towns are nothing but competitors.
One of the oldest businesses in Cisco will shut down at the end of the year.
Any student who doesn't complete the required tests to obtain their GED by Dec. will have to start all over.
A student at Eula High School was rushed to the hospital after a rattlesnake bit her toe.
Just a few years after a family restores the city's only movie theater, they may be forced to shut it down.
The City of Abilene is not enforcing its own code regarding high grass and weeds at city properties. The grass, weeds, or bushes are not suppose to be higher than 12 inches, but at the city pump station on South Danville and Brief Street that isn't the case.
During its Tuesday meeting, the Developmental Corporation of Abilene approved financial assistance for two businesses moving to the Key City.
With a recent string of car thefts and break ins, your car has the potential to become a target. But, decreasing it's chances of it becoming a victim, are simple.
Members say they would not be willing to strike or boycott, emphasizing that they are not a union.
With the rain comes a lot of debris that gets into our lakes and rivers, but the city still keeps it clean.
The film featured historic moments for the football team, dating back to 1923 when the team won its first state championship.
With the rain coming down as hard as it did the past few days, some residents of the Key City are making the best out of a few wet days.
A jet skier struck an object in Lake Fort Phantom and was thrown from his watercraft.
With a now vacant building that used to be Sam's Club on South First street, businesses next door to the shell wonder who their new neighbor might be.
Several bus riders say the Greyhound waiting area in Abilene is too hot to handle.
The new Sam's Club location has people around town beginning to warm up to the fact that the store there to stay.
Abilene Police are still searching for a male suspect they believed held up a bank in S. Abilene.
Their neighbor claims it was out of self-defense, but her owners, say witnesses have told them otherwise.
Friday's fire not only left a woman and her disabled goddaughter homeless, but also had their neighbors wondering about their own homes safety.
Firefighters believe the fire may have been caused by a cigarette.
July Fourth brings neighbors and friends together for one family living on Country Place South in Abilene, Independence Day is how the Cook family was introduced to their neighbors.
After living in their home for only two days, a family has been displaced by a fire that ripped through their apartment complex on Wednesday morning.
A group of tenants at the Park Village Apartments in Snyder were given just a week notice to sign a new lease and pay more in rent or leave.
Deputies say it's the first of many steps before officially becoming an association.
The hotel was built in 1928 as a result of the influx of people going to the area to take part in the oil boom there.
Abigail Miller never expected her simple act of kindness to impact so many people.
With the summer heat reaching the triple digits, doctors warn people of being especially careful while being outside.
A 30 ft. ditch is raising concerns for parents and the Buffalo Gap fire chief.
Zoo workers have a specific protocol to ensure animals are safe during severe weather.
A North Abilene couple is afraid a pack of dogs roaming around their neighborhood will soon prove to be dangerous.
Breanna Camacho and Elexus Flores were killed in a N. Abilene car accident, but their family has made sure their impact continues.
The 12th annual Click It or Ticket campaign runs from May 20th to June 2nd as law enforcement officials crack down on seat-belt violations.
are the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes, so experts say if you
want to help out in getting rid of the West Nile Virus, clear out any
standing water near your home.
In January, Coach Quinn Conley's wife of forty years, Brenda, suffered a brain aneurysm, putting her in the hospital and taking him out of school to take care of her. Now, students are giving back to a man they say has changed their lives.
The halls at Colorado High School have seen some wear and tear over the years.
American Commercial College's Abilene campus has been closed until further notice, months after re-enrolling.
Melody Shelton is referring to a piece of her land that used to be filled with mesquite trees and native grass, now reduced to dirt and stumps.
Abilene cosmotology school owner starts a barber program.
They're there for you every step of the way, holding your hand with words of comfort and a constant smile.
The Town and Country Drive-in almost closed but not before the community came together to raise money for a digital conversion.
Joshua Ward is joining more than 1,000 others on the Police Unity Tour to raise money and honor police officers who've died in the line of duty.
More than a hundred people supported a fundraiser in honor of 10-year-old Rex Fleming who died of brain cancer last November.
Students at Cisco College will be able to transition to Texas Tech, where they can complete a B.N. two semesters later.
Thousands of dollars and thousands of miles later, an airman is reunited with a puppy he adopted while deployed in Afghanistan.
Asst. Fire Chief Brent Allen of the Ballinger Fire Dept. knows concerns in town are heightened after the devastation from the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas last week.
It's cramped, it's deteriorating and it's not as safe for the younger ones as the Rudolph family would like their home to be -- but until now, there wasn't much to be done about it.
Randy White and Belinda Southall just crossed the finish line minutes before the explosions.
The familiar ding of an elevator might not mean much to most people, but in a historic building in downtown Eastland, it means the 3rd, 4th and 5th floors will soon be open for business.
Monday, April 14, 2013 the City of Abilene's Public Works Department will begin a seal coat street improvement project that will take place in five areas around the city.
It's no coincidence he's selling so fast, it's all a result of what people are calling the next big oil boom.
Spectators may have to just stand outside of the airport to catch a glimpse.
Dublin Bottling Works now has 7 original flavors of their own, even with a new logo, "Keepers of the Sweet."
The 2013 tax deadline is fast-approaching and if you think it's stressful for you...
Sure, snakes can hitch a ride on a plane in movies...but how about snakes in a van?
Ladder Six will serve as the only ladder fire truck for firefighters around the entire county.
One in 88 children suffers from autism -- a number that has spiked over the past four decades thanks to increased awareness and diagnosis.
Smoke, flames, a burned dinner and a melted kitchen were not the way Mona Chick thought her and her family would be spending Easter Sunday.
A Cross Plains resident is inspiring others through his dedication to lose weight and eat healthier.
People using Clyde city water will see their water bill get more expensive during the next three months.
We all know they're man's best friend, but for the dozens of K-9 officers spending the week in Abilene for a required training & certification seminar, these dogs are much more than just that.
Monday saw the final "social" for special needs students all across the Big Country as they countdown to their very own special prom.
There was a fire in south Abilene Wednesday night.
We all need to be ready for severe weather season, even for those sometimes drenching thunderstorms which can lead to flash flooding. This week, the National Weather Service wants to remind folks about the dangers of flooded roadways.
More than 150 airmen return from Afghanistan to family and friends.
Airmen will no longer receive up to $4500 in funds for higher education.
From potatoes, to herbs, and tomatoes portable gardens are the new fad.
The Cross Timbers Community Church youth group has taken over the city of Anson to give it a bit of a makeover.
Tomatoes, lettuce, and even strawberries all grown from the only Aquaponic farm in West Texas.
Hundreds of residents at the Abilene State Supported Living Center now have a new piece of technology available just around the corner, and it's all thanks to one very close foundation that donated the funds to help
A Hawley woman was killed in a deadly wreck on Interstate 20 in Abilene Saturday afternoon.
When you think about recycling; pop cans, cardboard, and paper are probably the first things that come to mind. Believe it or not, eyeglasses can be recycled too.
The 51 year-old was diagnosed with Leukemia and told he just has six months to a year to live.
Investigators have ruled the cause of the fire as arson and Tye police have arrested two kids who may be at fault.
Members of the Southern Hills Church of Christ in Abilene are trading the conventional steeple building for one that's a little less obvious, a bar.
Waving in the wind like tumbleweeds, littered plastic bags are a common sight around the Key City.
The fire happened Wed. Feb. 27 on Park Ave.
The Abilene Fire Department is investigating the cause of a storage building fire that happened Friday night.
The helicopter will be on display at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntington, AL.
Abilene firefighters evacuated a south Abilene neighborhood when city work crews cut into a 2 inch natural gas pipeline. People who live in a two block area around the leak were evacuated and, as windy as it's been lately, the lack of wind this morning contributed to the problems.
Over the years recycling has become more and more popular with college students. Recyclemania, a nationwide competition, might have something to do with it. With a year under their belt, ACU is no longer green when it comes to the challenge.
He says there's only one difference on his bill this year from last's: the new smart meter.
There was a strange home invasion in South Abilene where two cremated family members were stolen. One of those family members' urns was shattered, but robbers took the ashes anyway.
After being closed for almost two months, Frontier Texas will be re-opening their doors this weekend.
School administrators could have to take more money than what they're provided in their yearly budget, which would come out of other school expenses.
Hundreds of students gathered at Abilene Christian University to celebrate and honor the life of 20 year-old Lindsey Smith.
Guns and ammo continue to be popular items that are quickly running out.
An Abilene businessman is honored for going above and beyond to help one military family during two deployments.
Whitney Holcomb was one of thousands of passengers stuck on the Carnival Triumph.
Several residents at an Eastland apartment complex are speaking out about the poor conditions of their units -- with complaints ranging from leaky roofs and lack of water to mold-filled walls.
Safe to say, the Eastland Animal Shelter has seen better days.
They spent seven days on a cruise that was meant for three.
It only took James and Elaine Gillespie one glance to know they were meant for one another.
Family members of some in the Big Country are desperately waiting to hear from their loved ones after being stuck on a cruise ship in the middle of the sea.