Plumbing service companies received a high number of calls from people needing their water lines fixed over the weekend.
During our icy stint last week, a lot of businesses either closed early or didn't open up at all. It kept employees off the dangerous roads, but affected their pay. Now, with Christmas right around the corner, employees in the hourly boat are attempting to make up for the money they would've earned.
A new treatment is providing hope to many cancer patients who have run out of options, giving them a real chance at living a cancer-free life.
After we aired our story, a Scholtzky''s Deli in Abilene ended up catching the attention of the nation, with the story appearing all across the county. KTAB went to Schlotzky's grand reopening to follow up on the story.
The 4th Annual Tour of Trees is helping people at the Chatfield Assisted Living in Brownwood get into the Christmas spirit.
Abilene Police is looking for information that can help solve a convenience store robbery that happened early Thursday morning.
December 8, 2013 the city of Lawn has issued a boil water notice due to frozen pipes.
An electrical fire in south Abilene puts a family out of their home.
Dallas and Fort Worth Districts are discouraging travel to the Metroplex, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.
Updated Road Conditions from around Abilene and the Big Country can be found at BCH.com
While some chose to stay inside today in order to avoid the nasty roads, a few more than expected, decided to do exactly the opposite. So why'd people in Abilene choose to brave the icy roads?
Despite the weather, one Brownwood restaurant kept it's doors open.
The holiday season can bring on stress, which can cause emotional binge eating. Researchers have developed a "Smart Bra" that can monitor your emotions so that you can gauge when you are truly hungry, or if your hormones are flaring up.
The weather has definitely delayed or canceled events, but it didn't hurt the Spirit of Christmas Light Parade in downtown Brownwood.
The Food and Drug Administration recently approved a gel to treat the embarrassing facial redness caused by Rosacea.
Preparation for a cold front involves taking care of a number of things, including your pets. Local veterinarians say there are things you can do to make sure your pets aren't miserable these next couple of days.
Christmas always brings lots of lights, and downtown Brownwood will be lit up as floats drive through the streets tomorrow night.
A dance that is sure to bring out the locals.
New government estimates show just how big a role fertility treatments are playing on the frequency of multiple births.
Cattle Baron Cafe was at the brink of shutting their doors at the beginning of the year when social media and the community came to the rescue.
Tonight downtown Abilene was packed from street to street. Families came out to enjoy the night's lineup. And with that, came a night of spending. For downtown restaurant owners, it was music to their ears.
Researchers are now saying that being healthy and overweight is only a myth.
Morton Valley Water Supply customers were without running water most of Tuesday after the company made improvements and repairs on its main line.
A stolen vehicle is recovered at the old Taylor County Courthouse.
For the second time in 6 years, Abilene High and Cooper High Schools are in different classifications. With Abilene High's football team moving up a conference number, some fans are questioning if this could be the end to the infamous rivalry game.
Researchers say a new blood test could detect colon cancer and prevent thousands of deaths each year.
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree for one newly sworn-in justice in Eastland.
One Abilene employer is using the phrase "attitude adjustment" on a sign in front of his restaurant, as a sign to his customers better customer service will be served up soon.
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.
Friends and family gathered at the River of Life Church in Eastland for a candlelight vigil remembering Joseph Woodall.
Get ready to Mingle & Jingle at ACU's Christmas celebration on Dec. 2
The Texas Department of Public Safety discontinued the Amber Alert on Sunday at 4 pm.
Black Friday may be over, but the year's biggest holiday weekend continues with Small Business Saturday.
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.
A Brown County woman dedicates her Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping to help buy toys for children.
One Brownwood family makes serving others a Thanksgiving tradition.
Gearing up Black Friday isn't an quick and easy task, especially when you're an independent store owner. Just like the retail chains, smaller businesses prepare for the shopping holiday weeks, sometimes months, in advance.
Abilene is one of the few designated communities in the United States where refugees are relocated to. On the surface it seems as though they're safe, but what they try and escape often follows them.
Juveniles at the corrections facility in Brownwood aren't able to spend Christmas with family. So, volunteers and staff members plan a special party for the residents.
Black Friday our cars will be sitting in parking lots, full of door busters and other Christmas gift, and thieves know that.
A family in California has a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. Their matriarch is able to celebrate the holiday after receiving the gift of life, twice.
A ministry in Anson decided to start Thanksgiving early by serving lunch to its clients.
For offenders of nonviolent crimes, it can be tough to shape up and not fall back into bad habits once given a second chance. For some men in Taylor County in that situation, there is a facility that specializes in helping to get their lives back on track.
It's that time of year where it seems like everyone is getting sick. But there are ways of fighting off the cold or flu and staying healthy. It starts with knowing where you're most likely to get those cold and flu germs.
A mission to help train dogs in order to help others.
The Meek Blood Center is seeking healthy people to come in and donate blood due to a current shortage.
A barber shop that has been in town for 50 years.
This weekend's winter storm led to dozens of accidents across the Big Country. For the drivers, that's an unfortunate expense. But for some business owners, each wreck adds to their profit.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new device to help epilepsy patients who don't respond to medications
Need a little help with your Thanksgiving meals? Don Luis can help!
Texas Department of Transportation crews battled out the winter storm over the weekend to make sure roads were safe.
On Sunday, a local Abilene restaurant provided free lunch to emergency personnel.
TxDOT crews weren't the only ones busy over the weekend, so were emergency responders.
All American Eagle flights to and from DFW were canceled Sunday.
A semi swerves to avoid a jack-knifed truck on I20 in Mitchell County and overturns.
Driving on slick, icy roads can be dangerous but when you're behind the wheel of an 18-wheeler, caution is the name of the game.
With Black Friday just around the corner, stores are getting ready and preparing for the busy day.
TxDOT crews in the Abilene and Brownwood Districts have continued to monitor road conditions throughout the day.
After months of repair, the gym at Blanket ISD finally finished, and it couldn't come at a better time.
More than 483 American Electric Power customers were without power early Saturday afternoon.
Cold temperatures and icy roads didn't stop people from coming out to the Mall of Abilene to see Santa's official arrival.
The City of Abilene Office of Emergency Management is encouraging people to avoid unnecessary travel and stay inside.
TxDOT crews throughout the Abilene and Brownwood Districts worked through the night to treat roadways and bridges and monitor conditions.
With temperatures reaching freezing it's almost unsafe to be outside at night, but for some people that's their only options. A church in Brown County is opening their doors to help.
Man finds a newspaper chronicling the assassination of President Kennedy published just after the tragedy happened.
If a brain aneurysm ruptures it can be deadly or leave a person with permanent neurological problems. Now doctors in New York are testing a new surgical device that can be used on aneurysms that are difficult to reach.
Firefighters were called out to a burning building in Cisco early Friday morning.
Sam Nichols and Angela Schilling have warned us all week about a strong cold front that will potentially freeze parts of the Big Country this weekend. But when it swept in a little sooner than expected, some folks in Abilene were caught off guard.
Joe Edd Boas is looking back at the Kennedy assassination, but he is looking back through the lens of a photographer, who may have shot one of the last portraits of Kennedy before his assignation.
The Coleman County Medical Center is collecting coat donations to help keep others warm this winter season.
Does blasting your body with sub-zero temperatures improve your health? We find out in today's smart woman report.
Find out how this longtime family recipe is still making people smile.
With the holiday season upon us everyone is busy buying Christmas gifts for their friends and family, but for the families that need a little extra help an organization in Brownwood is stepping in.
Abilene officially has two of its own 'Kidd's Kids'. And today, both students and their families got a big send-off for a trip they'll never forget.
Although tasty, spicy snacks may result in a trip to the emergency room.
Changes may soon come to Ranger Hill if members of the Texas Transportation Commission approve a resolution.
A Fisher County woman died in a traffic accident near Roby on Tuesday.
Two meetings were held tonight to address a proposed standardized dress code for middle school students in Abilene. Those who attended were asked for their input on the type, if any, of regulations they'd like to see implemented.
As the holiday season approaches many are excited about the desserts to come, but eating too many sweets can pack on the pounds, causing obesity which leads to problems like diabetes and heart disease
Thousands of veterans come home and while trying to adjust to normal life, find themselves in trouble with the law and entwined in our court system. A system that does not necessarily take into account the problems vets encounter when coming home.
The Abilene Police Department are recently using a gadget that's becoming more and more popular across the country.
The Abilene Police Department is looking to hire new officers.
Now that he's back in jail and faces prison time, Joseph Dunn says he regrets accepting a specially arranged plea deal that caught the attention of many people last year.
New research finds that women who used birth control pills for three years or more had two times the risk of developing Glaucoma in their later years, one of the leading causes of blindness.The study did not differentiate between women who took low estrogen and regular birth control pills.
All four Abilene ISD middle schools are exploring the idea of standardized dress code, and they're looking for input from the parents.
The Chamber of Commerce in Ballinger joined in on the weekend activities.
A market in Ballinger for those who love antiques and collectibles.
A two-vehicle accident on South 27th and Barrow St caused a power outage early Sunday evening.
Students, friends, and faculty of Hardin-Simmons University gathered at Shelton Stadium Sunday evening to remember Taylor Huff.
A two-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon left a woman in the hospital.
Below are the planned maintenance and construction projects from the Texas Department of Transportation for November 18-22.
Earlier this year, Abilene's only drive-in theater made the decision between going digital or closing its doors.
Betty Rose Little Brisket hosted their first annual car show, but it wasn't all about hot wheels and fresh paint jobs.
Fans of author Oliver North met him Saturday morning for a meet and greet.
A memorial service for Taylor Huff, the student killed in a pedestrian/car accident, will be Sunday, November 17th.
The Family Services Center in Brownwood promotes the well-being of families. Today, they celebrated their 15th anniversary.
The FDA only recently approved the use of Botox for crow's feet, but doctors are already very familiar with the procedure. Botox is made from botulinum toxin. When it is injected in tiny targeted doses, it stops muscles from contracting.
Jewelry for sale is helping the volunteer program at Brownwood Regional Medical Center.