The Brownwood City Council amended and approved an ordinance Monday to allow a longer stay for some at area RV parks.
The Abilene Police Department has recently applied for a grant that will allow their training division to replace an old moving target system.
The fire broke out around 5 in the afternoon in Clyde.
Abilene's legal community pay tribute to longtime Abilene attorney Malcolm Schulz, who passed away over the weekend
A new blood test has been developed for early detection of Alzheimer's disease.
Make-up counter inside Dillard's is closing.
Sheriff Ricky Bishop would like to make the public aware that beginning March 12, the Sheriffs' Association of Texas fundraiser letters will be arriving in Abilene mailboxes.
Jacob E. Walters, 20, was arrested Thursday, March 6, on drug charges thanks to the assistance of two citizens who helped block his escape after he lead an Abilene police officer on a foot chase.
Information has been released regarding the circumstances of the accident that killed two Brownwood teens early Sunday morning.
The Brownwood City Council approved City Manager Bobby Rountree’s recommendation of Emily Crawford for the Assistant City Manager position.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols from March 7 – March 23, which coincides with one of the busiest Spring Break periods in Texas. During this effort, DPS troopers will focus on DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. The enhanced patrols that target intoxicated drivers are funded by a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) grant.
Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 3.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.24/g Sunday..
Family and friends remember the lives of two young men from Brown County who died in a wreck over the weekend.
The World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup in Sweetwater ended their 56th year with big numbers.
You could get a cash reward this week for information that helps police arrest and charge a suspect in a recent shoplifting-turned robbery case.
TxDOT construction and maintenance update March 10-14
A well-known Abilene attorney passed away late Saturday morning.
The new bishop of San Angelo made a special appearance in Brown County over the weekend.
Two young Abilene men were arrested early Friday morning after they allegedly robbed a man at a south Abilene apartment complex over $5.
A woman says she was held at gunpoint at a central Abilene motel early Friday morning.
The cold and dreary Saturday didn't stop the Lake Brownwod State Park from holding a grand opening 5K run for its new trail.
The Texas Department of Transportation launched its month-long DWI Hangovers Don’t Go Away campaign.
Brownwood City Council discussed guidelines for the proposed RV park.
A dangerously potent drug is set to hit the market and it has medical professionals concerned about drug abuse.
Check out part 2 of our Insulation series with Joe Welsh from the Home Depot.
Sabrina and Tripp were in studio today talking about the upcoming St. Patrick's Day celebration on March 15th.
The Abilene State Park has multiple activities planned for Spring Break, and all are focused on the theme of water conservation.
Democrat Wendy Davis said last summer that she would quit doing private legal work for her public sector clients if she ran for governor. But months after she kicked off her campaign, the Fort Worth senator continues to represent them.
Brady Dale Holder has been arrested for two counts of second degree felony arson.
Abilene began a new year with higher employment rates than in 2013, according to the January 2014 unemployment numbers released Friday.
For the 11th year in a row, Hendrick Medical Center has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals About 700 hospitals or approximately 15 percent of hospitals in the United States have applied for and received this award.
The Smiles for Life campaign has begun, which means that dental patients in the Abilene area have a unique opportunity to whiten their smile and help children in need.
Friends of Lake Brownwood State Park will host the Nopales Ridge 5K Trail Run fundraiser on Saturday, March 8 to celebrate the grand opening of the park's first bike trail.
He's known around town as Zumba Jason and owns his own Zumba studio inside the Mall of Abilene. He's a busy guy but even with his chaotic schedule, he finds the time to volunteer.
Howard Payne students are headed to South Padre Island for spring break. Their mission: to spread the word of God.
Two men accused of a stabbing outside an Abilene Restaurant last November have been indicted.
Do you have ab envy? Today's Smart Woman report shows us how to get abs like the movie stars.
Check out the Market in Clyde on Saturday March 8th.
Abilene PD's Special Operations Division arrested Tyler N. Tufts Wednesday after executing a search warrant at his apartment, seizing guns and drugs during the search.
For the first time in 40 years, ACU will not be hosting Spring Break Campaigns. According to ACU’s student-run newspaper, The Optimist, the interim vice president of Student Life and Dean of Students, Dr. Jan Meyer, says the cancellation was due to misunderstandings and a late start.
Along with March comes the beginning of spring gardens. Like last year, those at Highland Church Of Christ in Abilene will be working hard outside in their garden.
The 50th Annual Lone Star Fair & Expo and Rattlesnake Round-Up will be held March 14, 15, and 16 at the Brownwood Coliseum located at 500 East Baker Street.
Set up has begun in Nolan County for the annual rattlesnake round up.
Hendrick Medical Center is preparing for the worst. We get an inside look at how they train for a disaster.
Getting children to eat healthy meals is not just a problem at home, but also at school. A new study by the Harvard School of Public Health looks at what schoolkids are eating and how healthy changes in the menu are making a difference.
Among the changes to the SAT being announced by The College Board in Austin on Wednesday: The test will revert to a 1600-point scale, and the essay portion will be optional and scored separately.
Tuesday, March 4, marked the ninth consecutive year IHOP restaurants in the Abilene offered each guest a free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day.
Emergency responders were called to the scene of a fatal two-vehicle accident between Zephyr and Mullin on Hwy 183S/84E Wednesday morning. The location was 8 miles north of Mullin, just one mile into Mills County.
It’s time to sign up for the 2014 Mayor’s 5K or 10K and One-Mile Family Fun Run. The event will begin at the Civic Center on Saturday, April 12 at 8:30 a.m. The race will take participants through a downtown Abilene course that begins and ends at the Abilene Civic Center. The 5K and 10K will be chip timed.
The city of Clyde has rescinded a boil water notice that was issued for residents living south of Bryant Road.
In an election year in which Hispanic voters are crucial to Democratic success, the first feud of the now-official general election gubernatorial match-up is being fueled by state Sen. Wendy Davis' primary performance on the border. Her numbers, while well above Greg Abbott's in those counties, boosted Republicans' argument that Hispanics may not be a given for Davis' camp.
Now that the primary elections are over, it is time to take down campaign signs in accordance with city ordinances.
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) encourages all Texans to stop using the words “retard” and “retarded.” On Wednesday, March 5, the organization is asking Texans to pledge to take a stand against the use of these hurtful—and hateful—words.
KTAB's Victor Sotelo and Matthew Torres report live.
KTAB Brownwood Bureau Reporter Kimberly Sears reports from the Brown County Elections Office.
You can review all primary election results from Tuesday night by visiting the Primary Results page on BigCountryHomepage.com.
When it comes to fish, what is healthy for your family?
Abilene PD has released information regarding the arrest of Anthony R. Groom, 18, who threatened a store employee after he was detained for shoplifting. After escaping, Groom then lead police on a foot chase before being arrested for felony Robbery, and two misdemeanors: Evading Arrest and Failure to Identify.
The filing period to run for director seats on the Brown County Water Improvement District board passed on Friday, February 28 with one incumbent refilling for a seat and one new member filing.
The Taylor County Sheriff's Office is joining forces with other law enforcement agencies across Texas, and with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), this Spring Break period, to eliminate drunk driving.
Hendrick Hospice Care announced Monday night that they have started plans to construct a new state-of-the-art hospice care facility.
March is National Nutrition month. How can we eat healthy and not let it break the bank?
Watch our KTAB 4U segment with Joy Moudy of Joys of Thread.
Just after 8 o'clock on Monday, a car had a run-in with a local dentist's office.
A man was arrested Sunday after pulling into Taco Bueno with a stolen truck.
Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.20/g Sunday, while the average Abilene gas prices range from two to five cents per gallon higher as of Monday.
Police is looking for your help in identifying a man related to a forgery case.
After some wintry weather on Sunday, most Big Country roadways were clear Monday morning
The latest delays, cancellations, and closings are here at BCH.Com
Saturday's high of 85 gave way to a Monday morning low of 12
Texas Attorney General candidate Dan Branch visits Abilene.
The two hour television special showcased the great work the Boys Ranch does in our community.
It's no surprise that with warmer temperatures, more people are willing to stay out longer.
Around 150 runners gathered at Redbud Park early Saturday morning to participate in a 5K run that honored a fallen APD officer Rodney Holder
Runners and their four-legged friends gathered at Nelson Park early Saturday morning for the 2nd Annual Bark for Life event.
The Brown County Heart Association hosted their annual Heart Gala fundraiser at the Brownwood Country Club on Saturday.
A large number of people voted early for Tuesday's primary election
A man is in the hospital after falling off a moving vehicle early Saturday afternoon.
Mike Holder was fired from the Brown County Sheriff's Department, but now he wants to second the record straight.
If you have road rage or drive a long commute to work, you may be affecting your health.
TXU Energy representatives met with leaders of the Abilene United Way to offer a discount for those who qualify.
Firefighters are currently battling a grass fire in Nolan County.
Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new location at 250 Ave E. in Hawley this Saturday, March 1 at 8 a.m. with free prizes and special deals.
Taylor County Sheriff Ricky Bishop was notified on Thursday (2/27) that the county's detention center has received a "No Deficiencies" rating by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards after an inspection this week.
Javier Abila was sentenced Thursday evening for his role in a violent home invasion on Alameda in Abilene that took place on April 8, 2013.
A Clyde family will be able to stay in their home after a fire broke out on their front porch Friday morning.
A 5k Run / Walk honoring fallen Abilene Police Officer Rodney Holder will be held Saturday, March 1 at Red Bud Park.
With low turnout in statewide primaries and the two-decade dominance of Republicans, a bloc of a relatively few voters determines how Texas will handle long-term public policy challenges. And some worry that means voters who don't reflect the demographic makeup of the state are making most of the calls.
An Abilene woman volunteers her time to find your missing library books.
Are you bored with the gym? Today's Smart Woman report shows how you can rev up your workout.
Brown County Sheriff Bobby Grubbs reports that two BCSO employees were terminated for their association with an eight-liner business in the North Lake area of Brown County.
Thursday morning, the City of Abilene approved several projects to be funded by budget surpluses.
Sheriff’s Deputies in Nolan County have caught a suspect who fled on foot earlier this morning.
Remembering to turn the lights off can save money on the electric bill. But when the day gets busy, it's easy to forget. One Abilene business made the change to automatic lights to conserve energy.
The second annual dress drive is this Saturday, check out our interview with Queen of Dreams.
KTAB's investigative reporter, Victor Sotelo, takes a look at how much legal proceedings that require court-appointed attorneys cost tax payers.
Holly Firfer takes a look at the latest statistics on obesity in America.
It's no surprise that the increase in oil and gas production means more jobs, and companies in the Abilene area are looking to meet that demand every day.
Come and experience at 5K night run this Friday.
Three Sweetwater men were arrested for their alleged involvement in the distribution of illegal gambling devices confiscated from the American Legion and VFW posts in Mineral Wells. The devices were distributed by Harp Vending in Sweetwater.