Over 200 meals were served for the Thanksgiving holiday to all in need of one.
The University Baptist Church's fate is still being decided. A meeting last night determined however, that it will not be historically preserved.
As soon as Thanksgiving leftovers are packed away people turn their attention to Christmas. A Big Country organization is providing presents for residents who can be an afterthought on the holidays.
Mission: Thanksgiving has brought Big Country residents together in the spirit of giving for thirteen years, but community support this year has been more abundant than ever.
It was pun'kin chunkin' time on the campus of Cooper High today, and local physics students got to go medieval on some gourds.
Hendrick Medical Center is holding its annual fundraiser to collect money for the families of patients who need hospice, or end-of-life care.
About 300 Turkeys and pre-packaged meals were given to Texas active duty service members and their families.
Zeke, a one year old Dutch Shepherd, made his first physical arrest today.
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.
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.
Certain key copying websites can provide a way for thieves to get a hold of your key by snapping and quick picture.
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.
Veteran's Day was last week, but Abilene's Golden Corral wants to keep the respect for veterans and active duty military alive by joining their national corporation in celebrating Military Appreciation Day.
Early winter flurries caused dozens of wrecks across the Big Country on Sunday. Several people involved in those wrecks were taken to the hospital.
Family and friends of Robert Harrington, the Abilene man killed in a motorcycle accident late September, gathered at the crash site on Saturday to protest.
West Texas Innovation at Work and Abilene ISD partnered up to start a pilot entrepreneurship class.
The West Texas Veteran's Affairs Health Clinic is attempting to turn over a new leaf by addressing concerns from local veterans.
The Chief of Police position in Bangs, Texas has been unfilled for months, but the mayor says he's close to making a hire.
Trading Star Trading Co. has two new books on their shelves about our former president George H. W. Bush.
The hailstorm that wrecked havoc on Abilene in June demolished buildings and destroyed family homes. A local roofing company owner has found a way to generate something positive from the devastation, and he's encouraging other businesses to do the same.
A medical helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing after a bird hit the chopper.
Star Teacher Grant recipients were honored at Abilene ISD school board meeting.
The season for giving is here. Paper angels waiting to be adopted adorn Big Country Christmas Trees, and the children they represent are dreaming of happy holidays.
The cold weather and lonely winter nights can leave many wanting a cuddly new family member. A local non-profit has teamed up with the Abilene Animal Shelter with hopes of providing senior pets with loving, lifetime homes.
Traffic is being diverted around mile marker 243 on I-20 in Nolan due to an 18-Wheeler accident.
A fire on Friday severely damaged an Abilene home. The owner of the house, single mom, Joy Cloud, is trying to start over and rebuild her home as quick as possible.
The community came out celebrate the men and women who have served our country by hosting a Veterans Day parade and a benefit fair this weekend.
Tickets for the opening round of the 2014 state high school football playoffs will go on sale Tuesday at One AISD Center, 241 Pine Street.
The CRASE program isn't just designed for schools. In addition, the active shooter drill is available at no cost to local businesses, churches, and non-profits in Abilene.
Abilene High School's Theatre Department is putting on its second production of the year about ALS and Beethoven music at Hardin-Simmons University.
There has been multiple wrecks in the same area over the last 48 hours, including the fatal accident that took the life of Donny Richard Reeves earlier this morning. Residents that live right off the highway, near the location of the wrecks, are concerned.
Coleman County passes Proposition 1 and 2, allowing the sale of alcohol throughout the entire county.
It's election day, which means the Jim Ned CISD will find out the results tonight on the 14 million dollar bond proposal that will go towards renovating both school district's elementary schools.
The 19th Annual Tent Revival held by Love and Care Ministries officially began Monday after a windy start the day before.
Abilene police are looking for information to help them solve a recent credit card abuse case.
A local deer hunting store owner says he has seen a growth economically in Abilene due to deer season.
Owners of Perini Ranch Steakhouse held a signing for their children's book called Tails of Perini Ranch.
After the death of Jess Cortinez due to a vehicular homicide, his family shares their thoughts.
Two Abilene parents went above and beyond to make their daughter's Sweet 16th a birthday she will never forget.
The Abilene Fire Department is currently investigating the cause of a vacant house fire in the 1800 block of Amarillo Street.
Abilene Police have arrested a 16-year-old in connection with the murder of 58-year-old Jesse Cortinez.
EASTLAND COUNTY– FM 2461 at the Lake Leon dam will be closed Saturday, November 1.
An Abilene man was involved in a three hour stand-off earlier this morning after firing off a shotgun.
The Fisher County Jail is proposing a 6.7 million dollar bond for a much needed new jail.
A new ballot option will be hitting the polls in Brownwood next week, and it could benefit senior citizens.