Texas legend Asleep at the Wheel will be performing in Eastland, Texas on Thursday, December 12 at the Majestic Theatre. Anyone who is a Wheel fan will want to see their great holiday special concert, “Santa Loves to Boogie,” which is a benefit for the West Texas Rehabilitation Center.
People who suffer from seasonal allergies often look forward to the winter when the cold temperatures kill off a lot of the causes of outdoor allergies; however, winter can bring on and even worsen some of the symptoms which are often mistaken for a cold or the flu.
There will be slightly cooler temperatures Thursday, with a high of only 41.
KRBC News and the Food Bank of West Central Texas have raised together more than 125,000 meal through the Share Your Christmas. Many people who donated were able to donate with out much of a second thought, but for others they put strangers before themselves.
More than one-third of Americans use fireplaces, wood stoves and other fuel-fired appliances as primary heat sources in their homes. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of the fire risks when heating with wood and solid fuels.
Crime Stoppers is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to the arrest of Desiree Mendoza through 12/18/13.
Due to a loss in water pressure, the City of Rising Star has issued a boil water notice.
Sales Tax revenue numbers for December, which reflect October sales, are in for cities all across the Big Country.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today secured privacy protections for members of national dating service True.com.
Wednesday's Share Your Christmas Food Drive helped raise over 130,000 meals for the Food Bank of West Central Texas.
View the best-decorated neighborhoods in Abilene during this year’s CityLink Christmas Trolley Tour of Lights. You can experience the tour December 13-21.
Greenleaf Cemetery Association is a member of the Wreaths Across America program honoring veterans by laying wreaths during the holidays. In 2012, approximately 400,000 wreaths were placed nationwide, by over 150,000 volunteers, in 750 participating cemeteries.
Connally and Johnnie Tibbs were married nearly 70 years and passed away within hours of each other after they led a life full of love and laughter.
Seventeen police cadets from the Abilene Police Department’s (APD) Police Academy will be recognized during a graduation ceremony on December 14, 2013 as part of Class 51.
As Texas continues to rebuild the state’s network of family planning providers, state Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, sees the potential for the state to further expand women’s health services.
Coffee Club: What is your biggest pet peeve when traveling in an airplane?
Texas' battle with the Environmental Protection Agency continues Tuesday as the state argues against another air pollution rule before the U.S. Supreme Court.
The slippery roads have caused numerous accidents Monday, including this one that happened just about a mile south of Abilene along HWY 83/84.
Efforts to ban double dipping by longtime politicians went nowhere in the last legislative session. That could change now that the two leading candidates for governor have expressed support for banning the controversial practice.
Brownwood ISD announced Monday that the mock emergency and evacuation drill for Woodland Heights Elementary which was scheduled for Tuesday, December 10th has been canceled due to the cold weather.
Many HIV patients in Texas are ineligible for subsidies on the new federal health care exchange. Add the state's decision to not expand Medicaid, and the bulk of those patients are missing out on expanded health coverage.
The Abilene Cultural Affairs Council is collecting books for the children’s hospital at Hendrick Medical Center.
Coffee Club: We're talking dream vacations!
An arctic cold front moved through the Big Country early Monday morning, bringing temperatures back down to below freezing.
Average gasoline prices have fallen almost 3 cents statewide in the past week. In Abilene, prices hover right around $3 per gallon.
The 4th Annual Tour of Trees is helping people at the Chatfield Assisted Living in Brownwood get into the Christmas spirit.
December 8, 2013 the city of Lawn has issued a boil water notice due to frozen pipes.
A Tye Local Walks To Abilene Every Morning For The Services Love and Ministry Provide To The Homeless
An electrical fire in south Abilene puts a family out of their home.
The Memory Men Chorus is offering a great way to show your appreciation during this holiday season with a live Christmas card!
Dallas and Fort Worth Districts are discouraging travel to the Metroplex, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.
Many parts of the Big Country shut down due to the weather conditions, but some places braved the cold and ice to stay open.
The ACU Roller Hockey Team says these icy conditions are perfect to slide the puck around on...
Westbound I-20 at mile marker 361 at Ranger Hill in Eastland County is open and traffic is moving.
Coffee Club: Are you changing your weekend plans because of the winter weather?
An Abilene Allusp's was robbed at gunpoint on December 5.
A car and a pickup collided at the intersection of Ambler and Pine Friday morning.
Abilene ISD and Wylie ISD have both decided to close schools for Friday, December 6.
With freezing weather upon us, there are a few steps that can save a lot of money and headaches when it comes to protecting your home.
The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $677,050 to the City of Cisco (Eastland County) consisting of a $475,000 loan and $202,050 in loan forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to finance waste-water system improvements.
Three candidates for Texas governor have taken different positions on red light cameras, a controversial traffic enforcement tool employed by dozens of Texas cities. While supporters of the cameras insist they reduce accidents, critics argue that they actually trigger more collisions and that cities employ them to collect millions in fines.
As freezing rain and sleet move into the Big Country, TxDOT crews in the Abilene District are monitoring and treating roadways for icy conditions while Brownwood District crews prepare for the winter storm.
As winter weather arrives, conditions can become dangerous rather quickly and unexpectedly. The following are tips on have to keep safe during winter weather provided by the Red Cross and AAA.
The push to curb grade inflation at Texas public colleges and universities will be back in the next legislative session, state Rep. Scott Turner, R-Frisco, said Wednesday.
Coffee Club: We all know about smart phones, but what about a "smart bra"?
In an effort to continue promoting security and safety within the Brownwood Independent School District, Woodland Heights Elementary will be conducting a mock emergency scenario and school evacuation at a pre-determined time on Tuesday, December 10th.
A man who had been recovering from gunshot wounds was arrested Wednesday, December 4, for allegedly physically assaulting his wife back in October.
State Representative Susan King has scheduled meetings with voters and tax-payers.
Much of the Big Country will be either under a winter storm warning by noon Thursday, with the rest under a winter weather advisory.
This time of year most of us look forward to treats, and staying cozy at holiday gatherings. But medical professionals say it's especially important to stay active--even if it means braving the cold weather.
The residents came out today to practice for their big concert tomorrow at the Paramount Theater, downtown. While the residents love being involved others at DRI say it's simply beautiful.
Nelson Park was buzzing with children enjoying the sunshine. Supermarkets were also busy today with people stocking up for the cold weather.
In an effort to better serve the state’s seniors and disabled citizens, the Texas Department of Transportation is hosting workshops to inform the public and gather input on the growing transportation needs of local communities.
Disability Resources, Inc. is proud to announce that Dove Award winning contemporary Christian artist Wayne Watson will perform at the 7th Annual Big Country Christmas Concert benefiting DRI.
A year after Texas was slated to increase Medicaid payments to primary care physicians under the Affordable Care Act, the state has received federal approval to implement the change.
Customers of the Morton Valley Water Supply Corporation, and the people of Ranger, are being asked to conserve water for the remainder of the day Wednesday due to accidental damage to the main water line.
The Community Foundation of Abilene awarded a $3,100 grant to support more than 1,000 Special Olympics Texas athletes in the area.
The City of Abilene Recreation Division is offering a fun-filled winter break camp to thrill and challenge youngsters during their school vacation.
Coffee Club: Chick-fil-A is changing up recipes for some its most popular menu items in hopes of offering healthier options.
Mostly sunny skies to start off Wednesday morning, becoming partially cloudy to mostly cloudy later in the afternoon.
SNAP benefits were cut on November 1st, leaving many families struggling to fill the gap this week.
The City of Abilene welcomes Derrick Neal to the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District as the new Health Administrator.
The line-up for the 2014 Outlaws and Legends Music Fest has been announced.
Due to a shut down in the water system in order to make repairs, residents who are served by the Morton Valley Water Supply Corporation (MVWSC) are asked to boil their water until further notice.
A group of Abilene volunteers made a big donation Tuesday to help children for Christmas.
The Abilene Community Band will be holding its annual Christmas Concert on December 10 at the Paramount Theater in Downtown Abilene.
Coffee Club: How do you manage phone calls, texting, kids, GPS, and chowing your lunch when you're behind the wheel?
Greg Abbott will launch a series of education policy roundtables Tuesday, debuting what his campaign said would be a "major issue" for the campaign of the leading Republican candidate for governor. The lineup of events could hint at policy initiatives he is expected to announce in January — including a possible focus on online learning and charter schools.
Abilene Christian University is presenting its third-annual Christmas Slam Tuesday night, Dec. 3 at Moody Coliseum. Festivities begin prior to the start of ACU women's basketball game vs. Texas A&M-Commerce at 5:30 p.m. and will continue through the men's home opener against Hillsdale Baptist.
Temperatures Tuesday will be unseasonably warm, reaching a high near 80 degrees.
Abilene High School is moving up to 6A for the 2014 school year while Cooper High School will be 5A.
In order to enjoy all that yummy Thanksgiving or Christmas food again, it’s important to remember to handle leftovers safely. Follow these tips for safe leftovers.
Local store owners enjoyed a successful weekend of business as shoppers came out to purchase items on black Friday and small business Saturday.
Some Texas Republicans would like to change a rule that allows Democrats to block bills favored by the majority of the state Senate. They have a new ally, at least on the idea: Democrats in the U.S. Senate.
Abilene Christian University will kick-off the Christmas season Monday, December 2, with a family event that will feature a concert, a holiday movie, and even a visit from Santa.
Although Texas lawmakers loosened physician supervision requirements for advanced practice nurses in the 2013 legislative session, some health providers argue they should have allowed them to practice independently, too. With recruitment campaigns in states like New Mexico, which has more lenient laws, some of these nurses see an incentive to leave the state.
A missing Lubbock teen that was last seen on November 17 has now been listed as “missing and endangered” by police as of Monday morning. Police believe the teen, Zoe Campos, may have connections in Abilene.
Many are looking forward to filling their tummies this holiday season, but some people could be celebrating in the emergency room. KRBC's Nora Hartfeil reports on why Big Country hospitals see a spike in heart-related emergency visits during this time of year.
The Abilene Downtown Association and all of its members invite you to join us in the Annual “A Silver Celebration” giving tree.
Coffee Club: When shopping for loved ones around the holidays, do you find it difficult to pass up deals on items YOU want?
CityLink Transit’s annual “Food For Fares” campaign begins Monday Dec. 2, 2013, and will run through Saturday Dec. 7, 2013.
The 2014 realignment is just a couple short months away and with the addition of Class 6A things are changing in the Big Country.
Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 2.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.12/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.
Temperatures will rise intro the low 70s Monday afternoon under mostly clear skies.
Abilene firefighters are still investigating what caused fire in a vacant home on the 2800 block of Simmons Street.
An Abilene man was arrested Friday night after police say he was driving drunk with two child passengers.
Get ready to Mingle & Jingle at ACU's Christmas celebration on Dec. 2
A local non-profit organization held a car show fundraiser Saturday morning to help benefit the community.
The Annual Sweetwater Goodfellows toy drive kicked off Saturday morning with the help from a group of generous motorcyclists.
Major Car Collision Occurred on Interstate 20 West After A Vehicle Was Traveling East Bound In A West Bound Lane.
17-year-old Joseph Woodall died early Friday morning after being ejected from a pickup truck he was riding in
Downtown Abilene stores decided to stay away from the new national trend of opening early for Black Friday....
The Obama administration said on Tuesday it is taking action to curtail the growing influence of "dark money" in U.S. politics.
La Salle County officials have agreed to pay a portion of the repair costs and all the maintenance costs for 20 miles of roads that the Texas Department of Transportation had intended to convert to gravel.
A young man from Eastland was killed early Friday morning.
There is lots of sunshine in Friday's forecast, with highs in the upper 50s.
A 71-year-old Moran woman has died after a one-vehicle rollover wreck.
DPS confirmed the man arrested and the vehicle taken into possession are not linked to Dallas area sexual assault investigation.
Big Country hospitals see a spike in heart-related emergency visits during this particular week every year.
Thanksgiving meal possible due to donations and volunteers.