Three women apart of the American Legion Auxiliary are working hard, by themselves, to bring appreciation to people. They do projects big and small. So small to handing out cards to cafeteria workers, janitors, and bus drivers that say "You're making a difference in a child's life." Bigger projects that involve sending care packages to deployed military in places that many might know we have military stationed. All of this out of the kindness of their hearts.
Thanksgiving is drawing near, but this year you might be thanking your local Denny's, Crackel Barrel, or even Golden Corral instead of grandma for rolls, turkey, and stuffing.
Attorney General Greg Abbott pledged quick action regarding President Barack Obama's announcement on immigration.
An unlikely Big Country resident will be en route to the Emerald City soon, but she's not following a yellow brick road.
President Barrack Obama addressed the nation tonight and laid out a concrete, detailed immigration plan that revolves around the idea of treating undocumented immigrants with humanity and respect while still demanding they get right with the law.
Hendrick Cancer Center honored Lung Cancer Awareness Month by hosting an inaugural program designed to help smokers quit.
The City of Abilene will now provide sanitary sewer service to Buffalo Gap.
We always warn you when the Better Business Bureau alerts about a scam, but today we have some good news from the BBB.
Taylor County Sheriff's Office narcotics agents arrested the lead conspirator on Tuesday, involved in a methamphetamine trafficking ring in the Abilene area.
The Abilene Zoo is helping young children learn about animals with a hands-on approach.
Two people are now indicted after a south-side Abilene murder that happened in June.
Abilene Police are looking for more information after a second pizza delivery worker was robbed within a week.
The maintenance building at the Grove Apartments was burglarized overnight Wednesday.
City Council approved the rezoning of a residential area to allow a new location for a second Firehouse Fitness gym in south Abilene.
A new website based in Russia is streaming video live from thousands of private webcams around the world, including images of babies and hospital patients.
City Council approved for the Abilene Police Department to receive 12 new vehicles.
City Council members are asking those who attend the next City Council meeting to bring canned and/or non-perishable food items to donate to the Food Bank of West Central Texas.
On Thursday, November 20, 2014 Mayor Shmulen Rifman from the Negev region of Israel will be visiting the Big Country and Panhandle of Texas to meet with potential business partners.
Florida State University students huddled together in the aisles of a packed campus library early Thursday after a gunman opened fire, injuring three.
Everyone knows that summer temperatures are cooler in the shade, but trees can help cut winter energy costs, too.
As we are approaching the time of year where everyone is thinking of giving back and recognizing what they are grateful for, The Alliance for Women and Children A-Teen’s program is doing something about it.
"Border security is one of my top priorities and clearly is a major concern for Texas voters."
President Barack Obama will unveil his long-awaited immigration plan Thursday evening, changing rules governing deportations that could affect millions of undocumented immigrants and setting off an explosive battle with Republicans.
The Texas Department of Transportation offers its new “Roadcents” Web app to reduce air pollution and keep vehicles well-maintained.
Margie Royall was just beginning to see memories being made in her home in Tye. With Christmas trees up and more decorations lying on the ground that will never be put on display Margie is left in shock. Wondering where to pick up the pieces to continue her and her son, David's, life.
The Center for Contemporary Arts in Abilene is hosting a monthly event for those who want to enrich their lives with art and culture without spending countless hours at stuffy galleries or boring museums.
Officials say that a cigarette may be the cause of a grass fire on an I-20 frontage road on exit 299 near Clyde.
A jury has decided that Demarko Brown is guilty for the murder of Natosh Boyd.
After four weeks of arguments and testimony, State District Judge Jim Bob Darnell has called a mistrial concerning Dr. Thomas "Mike" Dixon. Dixon has been accused of hiring David Neal Shepard to kill Dr. Joseph Sonnier in 2012.
Randy Rodriguez lost his battle with brain cancer on Saturday, November 15th.
A relocated Walmart is now open in Breckenridge. A brief ribbon-cutting ceremony was held early Wednesday morning.
The stars are big and bright in the United Way of Abilene store front – and they are energy efficient, too.
The Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District will hold an Immunization Clinic Saturday Dec. 6 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
The Abilene Police Department is giving residents a new option to contact 911 that could allow texting to save lives.
Condoleezza Rice spoke at the Abilene Civic Center as part of a fund-raiser, and to inspire Big Country citizens to reach their full potentials.
Seniors at the Rose Park Center in Abilene got treated to musical stylings from one of Nashville's own.
The special prosecutor pressing criminal charges against Gov. Rick Perry will not be disqualified from the case over questions around the oath of office he took.
Standing in the shadows of Hufford Field in Coleman and Piper Stadium in Hamlin are stately rock walls that have stood the test of time, but why are they there?
The Brownwood's Women's Club will host their annual Glitz, Glamour, & Gals event Tuesday evening at the Depot Civic and Cultural Center.
Brownwood Fire Department was called to a house fire in the 2800 block of Avenue C early Tuesday morning.
Tuesday marks the second day in the trial for a man facing murder and aggravated assault charges. The victim's son took the stand Tuesday morning. He was also hurt in the incident.
The Taylor County Commissioners voted 4-1 in favor of speed limit on Peppergrass Lane.
OSHA is investigating the tragic fatality that took place at a rig site controlled by Reserve Drilling, near Big Spring, Texas, Sunday November 16.
The Taylor County Courthouse has a lot on their hands after recent theft incidents and the loss of their cleaning staff.
Organizations that support Veterans can now apply for more than $6 million in grants through the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance.
The Abilene Zoo has a new Alligator Snapping Turtle, and he needs a name.
One person is sent to the hospital after a wreck on South 14th and South Clack.
Sixth annual State Farm® Distracted Driving Survey digs deeper into drivers’ cellphone habits.
The Abilene High Eagles will continue their march in the Class 6A football playoffs against Frenship on Friday.
Comptroller-Elect Glenn Hegar announced Monday the reorganization of the Executive Team and the appointment of several senior staff members to the office of the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA).