It was an unexpected boom that shook the small town of West.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words.
Finding work after the military can be difficult.
"It may be worse than last year. If it is, then it's a pretty big pest season," says Andy Lee.
It's the end of an era.
Playgrounds are full and spirits are high.
Bowling isn't just about knocking down pins. It's about making sure our future doesn't strike out.
The dark clouds have finally disappeared over the car industry.
It's not your everyday grill.
Family pictures tell the story: through vacations and every day moments, this mother of four was always active.
Praying as the sun rises has become a tradition for many Christians on this very special Sunday.
"I know it changed his life because before I had no control of him at all," says Traci Lester, mother of a boot camp participant.
Old fashioned soda fountains were extremely popular during the 1950s. Unfortunately the majority of them disappeared.
It's not your ordinary camping adventure.
It all began with a cup of Joe.
It was a day of competitive welding for these high school students.
After a long day of helping others, Guardian EMS found themselves needing help.
New York... Iowa... Paris.... Abilene....
Well the snakes may have been in Sweetwater last weekend, but now they've slivered on over to Brownwood for the 149th Annual Rattlesnake Round Up.
As the white smoke emerged from the chimney, the world learned that a new leader had been chosen for the Catholic community.
The usually quiet, small town of Bangs has been making headlines for something they aren't proud of.
Construction has begun and changes are underway for the
They say you fall back but spring forward.
The word of the day is snake.
These fields, in their present condition, will not be around too much longer.
It seems like an ordinary camp.
The new Frontier Texas has finally arrived.
A tornado has struck Abilene and you're left with no where to go.
Not only are the enjoying themselves, they're painting for a greater cause.
The Ranger College Rodeo has officially arrived in Brownwood.
The American Red Cross will host a disaster drill this Saturday across the Big Country, Texas and Oklahoma. The event seeks to increase their pool of disaster volunteers and prep them for any disastrous weather that may be on the horizon.
Texas is notorious for wild and unpredictable weather. From wildfires to thunderstorms to tornadoes, the state has seen it all.
Becoming a firefighter is just a childhood dream for some while others are almost there.
Leaving your child in someone else's care is never easy.
Family is a luxury some children may never have.
The ending was nothing like the beginning.
It happened 10 months ago, but this father remembers it like it was yesterday.
It's not just a preview, it's a foreshadow of what's to come.
Here's a scary statistic: 80% of all wildfires in Texas occur with two miles of a community.
The house had been vacant for weeks, the backyard however, was not.
After a long day you finally begin to drift off to sleep... suddenly you realize you're not alone.
College is no longer the unobtainable, rarity it once was.
The Heartland Mall is still up and running, this time with a dazzling new face.
This truck is not only being packed with goods, its also full of hope.
26 years ago this event was only a few veterans sharing their personal war stories.
"I'm sorry, have a good day," says Jeanie Reiger, manager of Rainforest Apartments.
The drive from Brownwood to Brookesmith Elementary takes about 20 minutes.
These children are not having a typical day of school.
Song and dance filled the Mall of Abilene Saturday afternoon, as Cooper High School fine arts students gave a sneak peek of their upcoming play.
A typical night out destroyed by a single decision.