Walking up to the doors of Planet Fitness on Barrow Street around mid-afternoon you'll most likely see this Buick sitting right out front. Which means that 92 year old Duey Clovis Thompson is inside working out. "I work out everyday. Any where from 30 minutes to an hour," says Thompson. Peddling with ease, lifting weights, and even working on getting those washboard abs, Thompson has made a name for himself at the gym.
The community of Baird is still showing their support for surviving correctional officer, Jason Self, a month after he was involved in a deadly prison bus crash.
Hispanics and African Americans make up a combined population of 34% in Abilene, yet they're not seen in many leadership positions around. KRBC'S Shannon Valladolid, spoke to a few people who are trying to lead the way to influence other minorities to make a difference in our city.
Courtney Burris takes a look at Steve Warren's 19 year career as head football coach at Abilene High.
The Baird Volunteer Fire Department now has a new brush truck, thanks to a $200,000 grant given by the Texas A&M Forest Service.
Dyess Elementary School left a mark in history for being the first integrated school in Taylor County, and today students took a look at the past in the form of a timeline.
Those working for the Abilene Independent School District are now offered reimbursement for their unused sick days.
One woman says her average bill is usually around 3 to 4 hundred dollars. When she opened up the bill for this month, she was shocked to see an amount of $906.47.
One of Sweetwater's prominent landmarks may soon be taken down. The city is planning on replacing the main water storage tank due to old age but not everyone wants to see it go.
In God We Trust... Where a plaque with the national motto will be displayed in the Taylor County Courthouse, and how residents feel about the symbol.
A Clyde man learns his fate after admitting to the beating death of an Abilene man.
Many people in the oil industry say they are beginning to worry about their future. Other locals say the current oil woes remind them of the 1980's.
The owner of a local auto shop has gone missing after several complaints by residents saying they were scammed. Now the customers and police are looking for answers. KRBC spoke to the victims who paid the shop hundreds of dollars and never saw anything in return.
According to the city director of finances, currently the city is just over 200 million dollars in debt.
On Friday, Coleman Police discovered a body inside a vacant home.
Brides and grooms-to-be along with their friends and families were on a hunt to plan the perfect wedding. Hundreds filled the Abilene Civic Center for the 5th Annual West Texas Bridal Showcase.
One family is lucky to be alive after there car's rear tire blew out and sent the car flipping over. The husband was driving. The wife in the passenger seat was treated for minor injuries. The baby and husband were unharmed.
An Abilene woman is making it her mission to bring back horse riding at Abilene State Park.
Tx-Dot says, the left lane of Danville Drive will be re-opened around noon on Saturday. However, the South 14th Street exit on northbound Winters Freeway will remained closed until Monday afternoon. ??
One person has been transported to the hospital after a motorcycle and truck collided at Buffalo Gap and Chimney Rock Road.
Adrian heads back to Buffalo Gap!
Progress has been made at the recent bond advisory meetings.. and now that the Abilene City Council is narrowing down the list of projects that could possibly make it on the bond ballot in May.
KRBC's Skyler Nichols has weekend events going on around Abilene
Connecting Caring Communities and the Abilene Police Department have entered a partnership with hopes of building relationships among neighbors to keep the community safe.
You might miss the blessings and praises going on in the warehouse looking at the front of My Father's Floors as you drive by . Every Wednesday around noon My Father's Kitchen opens up and let's everyone, no matter the walk of life, inside for a hot meal and it's all run by Geradine Heisey Daltons "I won't turn anyone away who's hungry," she says.
During a press conference earlier today, President of the Board of Trustees Dr. Danny Wheat revealed Dr. Audra Ude will take over as the acting superintendent. Dr. Ude is currently the associate superintendent for curriculum and instructions.
Today a City Council workshop took place to allow residents to voice their opinions on possible bond projects. The meeting took longer than expected because so many people showed up.
Firefighters have a greater risk of developing testicular, prostate, or colon cancer than the general American population.
A popular Big Country festival won't be going dry after all.
Just before 6 am, the Abilene Fire Department was called to a fire at St Luke's Orthodox Church on the 500 block of Sunset street.
The New England Patriots are the NFL Champions
320 airmen returned home from deployment in Qatar.
History is flying high over the Super Bowl and KRBC correspondent John Kucko takes to the skies to show us the man behind the blimp.
The big game is only one day away and KRBC continues to bring you reports straight from Super Bowl XLIX.
While the desert is seeing rainfall leading up to the big game, there's no question the NFL was under some heat of its own during football season.
Two Big Country residents have joined an elite group of donors that have given more than 100 gallons of blood at Meek Blood Center.
KRBC correspondent John Kucko talks about the rainy days leading up to the big game and some final thoughts from players and coaches
Abilene City Council members met for the second bond bus tour this afternoon. Some of the stops included the Abilene Fire Training Facility, the Abilene Zoo and the Abilene Civic Center....
The venue hosting the cross country showdown is one of a kind, a state of the art stadium with some very unique qualities
They lived through the Great Depression, women's rights movements, and World War II... America's greatest generation is slowly dwindling away, so a Big Country museum is make sure their voices will be forever heard.
Today the Abilene Police Department, Fire Department, and Metrocare held their first active shoot training drill.
They may be young but the compassion they have for others is far more mature than their years. A group of elementary and middle school students are encouraging their peers to help people that are affected by cancer. They have partnered with organizations in the area and after three months are ready to have a one arrow drive.
An Ovalo, TX native is now a top ten contestant in Doritos "Crash the Superbowl" contest. Wednesday is the last day to vote!
Truck driver gets pinned inside vehicle after car crash.
A women in north Abilene was woken up by a masked intruder this morning.
The number of adolescent drug users in Abilene is on the rise according to Abilene Behavioral Health. The business is now expanding to keep up with the demand.
Enjoy the sunshine while you can! A cold front will start the change up in this week's forecast!
Rain may be in this week's forecast but the next several days will be filled with lots of sunshine and warm temperatures.
Sunshine is the story for many days this week but there is a change coming up!
Residents in the Big Country suffering from strokes no longer have to travel far distances to get treatment. How the cutting-edge treatment is helping save more lives.