As a former teacher and substitute, Earles jumped at the opportunity to get back in the classroom.
An ACU student finds time between the books to volunteer to help those in need.
Rather than save up for candy or toys, one Abilene girl donates her allowance to a good cause.
The Food Bank of West Central Texas says it wouldn't survive without the help of volunteers such as Loretta McBeath.
A woman donates over 40 hours of her time a week to volunteer services.
With no second hand stores in the city of Albany, one local woman takes it upon her self to organize a clothing ministry.
A group of Abilene men donate their time and talent to helping the handicapped.
One Abilene woman helps to raise thousands of dollars for non-profit organizations. She just wrapped up a huge project with the Children's Miracle Network benefiting Hendrick Medical Center, but there's no slowing her down. She's on the the next big thing.
A group of coworkers come together to help the community.
An ACU student's act of kindness grows into a budding relationship with the Abilene Fire Department.
Child advocate, Elizabeth Smart, visits Abilene to share her story and advice for empowering women.
Volunteers work around the clock to make sure the West Texas Fair and Rodeo runs smoothly. One of those volunteers has been at it for more than three decades.
A group of Abilene women volunteer their time so that a small business with charitable roots can exist.
An Abilene woman helps a pumpkin patch get ready for its autumn sale, the proceeds of which go to a special cause close to her heart.
Bob Bartlett Celebrates 35 Years with KTAB News
Two months later, the hail damage is still a big problem in the Key City. Many residents are still waiting for roofers to come and repair damage to their homes. Then there are others who just can't afford to have their issues fixed. Some members of the community have come up with a solution.
An Abilene pastor saw a need to help the hungry and wanted to help. In the beginning, Reverend Izaiar Lankford used his own money to buy the food. However, now that his weekly soup kitchen has grown, donations make it possible.
Brittany and Dayne get soaked for ALS!
He grew up visiting the Abilene Zoo and now an Abilene man is helping to keep it clean.
Life will never be the same for three friends who set out to change the lives of others.
Brittany Pelletz speaks with Diane Nail from the Albany Chamber of Commerce.
Brittany Pelletz speaks to Dee Dee Peterson from the Ballinger Chamber of Commerce.
Brittany Pelletz and Bob Bartlett speak to Sweetwater's new mayor Jim Mckenzie.
Mayor of Brownwood Stephen Haynes has joined us to talk about what the great city of Brownwood has going on right now and what they are planning for the future.
Fire Chief Del Albright tells KTAB News about their new, much needed fire house.
It's a place of worship, where members of the South Side Baptist Church show up often in their Sunday best. But, during the week in the summer, it's shorts and sneakers for sports ministry camp.
"This is a safe place, a positive environment,"says Dustin Tatro, Outgoing Director of the eCenter.
Dentist, Dr. Mark Bullock, his wife Gretchen, and their three young sons are adjusting to life inside a house in Abilene. They're having to adjust because their home for the past two years was on a ship in Africa.
It's painful to talk about her past, but an Abilene woman is using her own memories to help change the future for other crime victims in the Big Country.
A new york man isn't taking anything for granted this Father's Day. Doctor's say the young dad's quick thinking saved his life.
Summer is here...Which means it's shorts, t-shirt and bathing suit season. If you're in rush to get into shape...We have some good news. We talk to a trainer about how to get the most out of your workout.
A recent survey of pregnant women found most are eating little or no fish. Now the federal government is out with new recommendations to try to change that.
After a long winter here in the big country...Many people are happy to see the summer sun. Not only does the sun's rays keep us warm...They also provide us with a very important supplement known as "Vitamin D" which is essential for our body to stay healthy. Why you might ask...
As our bodies age, so do our teeth. Years of chewing and crunching can take a toll. We look at the best ways to keep teeth strong for a lifetime
"I appreciate everything they do. Every time they get in a patrol car, I just love what they do," says Abilene resident, Steve Wade.
With summer here... many are thinking about eating light and avoiding fattening foods. But not all fats are created equal- there are both good fats and bad fats.
In today's Smart Woman report, Carl Azuz shares some of the popular excuses the men in your life make and how you can help keep them on track.
Not many people can say their child has perfect attendance from kindergarten through high school. But KTAB anchor, Bob Bartlett can say that about all five of his children.
Scientists are reporting a breakthrough in the treatment of cervical cancer
The Cowboy Heritage Church in Clyde is saddling up for a big event.
Before you take your next flight.. you may want to make sure you have hand sanitizer readily available. New research shows bacteria can linger on airplane surfaces for more than a week...
Lung cancer is currently the deadliest cancer, followed by colo-rectal and breast. But deaths from "pancreatic" and liver cancer are on the rise...
Patients are injected with mega-doses of vitamins and minerals to keep from getting sick , even fighting of off cancer
It's an exciting time introducing your baby to solid food....What to do and what to expect for today's smart woman report...
You've likely heard the expression, "Case of the Mondays," well that feeling doesn't exist at the Homestead Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Cisco.
A new study finds obesity can have a negative affect in younger breast cancer patients...
Team coverage of 2014 Big Country Elections
They're building for the future on the outside. On the inside of the Wylie Early Childhood Center, they're shaping it.
Experts say exercise is part of a healthy lifestyle for everyone.. and new moms are not exception...
How walking and talking with your coworkers can be productive..