Monday afternoon, the AISD school board will discuss several issues, including a possible price increase for school meals.
The run-off election for Abilene City Council Place 6 between Kellie Miller and Steve Savage could happen as early as June 15.
The Texas Medical Association is pushing measures this legislative session to help modernize medical practices, such as collecting or verifying patient data by swiping a driver's license.
May 17, the Rose Park Senior Activity Center will host a Living
Well/Health and Fitness Jamboree.
Activities begin at 8:30 a.m. and last until noon.
person was killed and one injured in a one vehicle All-Terrain Vehicle
(ATV) crash on Sunday evening in Scurry County.
More sunshine for your Monday and 57 degrees as you step outside in the morning, then warming into the mid to upper 80s.
Flames destroyed a pool house on Countryside Road in south Abilene Sunday afternoon. Neighbors say they were concerned the flames were at their homes, or would move closer, while crews worked to put the flames out. The next door neighbor says she heard a loud boom, and went to investigate.
Smoke and flames could be seen for miles away in South Abilene Sunday afternoon, after a fire destroyed a pool house and came dangerously close to homes in a neighborhood right off Buffalo Gap Rd.
"This is what we distribute to the women," says Mary Lou Behnke.
Nice weather drew in many outside to Abilene weekly farmers market. Vendors say there were slim pickings at the produce stands, as fewer and fewer vendors are setting up shop downtown due to the inconstant weather over the last few weeks.
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A year and a half later, Kara Galinak has plead guilty to hitting and causing brain damage to 3-month-old Austin Westbrook.
There's more to a cowboy than the hats, boots, and spurs. For many across the country, it's a way of life that's slowly dying.
About a month ago KRBC's Nora Hartfeil sat down with a local 105 year-old woman who credits her longevity to bacon. Shortly after that interview, Oscar Mayer showed up at the woman's front door in the Weinermobile to give her a hefty supply of bacon. Now, the story has gone international on several network TV stations, newspapers, radio stations, and websites.
Parents of elementary students in Texas' Alvin Independent School
District worry about their children's safety after a student on a bus
was carrying a deactivated grenade on Wednesday.
As we head into the weekend dedicated to the mothers of the world, we
have discovered another critical role moms play in keeping the whole
family healthy, wealthy and wise. A new survey finds Mom's opinion is what's most important in family financial decisions.
Brownwood emergency responders were called to a two vehicle accident
at the corner of Austin and Center Avenues involving a Brownwood school
bus on Friday afternoon just after 3 p.m. None of the children on the bus were injured.
Kids at Dyess Elementary celebrated America Friday afternoon with their annual, "I Love America" program.
The two people killed in a fiery crash Thursday afternoon on Highway 277
outside of Seymour have been identified, and one is from Abilene.
Bryce Reed, a West, Texas paramedic and one of the incident commanders
during the plant explosion, was arrested around 2 a.m. Friday and booked
into the McLennan County Jail and has been charged with possession of a destructive device. So far, however, authorities have said there is no indocation Reed was in any way connected with the plant explosion.
This week is National Travel and Tourism Week, a time
dedicated to celebrate the economic impact of tourism. Coincidentally, May is
one of Abilene's
highest tourism months thanks to college graduations and this weekend's Western
Legislation authored by Sen. Rodney Ellis, D-Houston, would require court approval for most requests to view or copy crime scene photos that show murder victims. But some say the measure is a solution in search of a problem.
The Texas Rangers and the McLennan County sheriff's office are launching a criminal investigation into the fertilizer plant explosion last month in West.
The woman who was accused of injuring Austin Westbrook pleaded guilty to charges of reckless injury to a child
today in a Taylor County courtroom.
S&C Electric Company, a global leader in renewable energy
integration, announced it was awarded a $2.6 million contract by
Sweetwater Wind to upgrade a portion of their 585 MW wind farm in
The Texas Film Round-Up, a free film and video digitization program
presented by the Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI) and the Office
of the Governor's Texas Film Commission (TFC), comes to Abilene's
Paramount Film Series on May 10 and 11.
The Lake Brownwood State Park will host their 17th annual open house on Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11.
USPS will be partnering with the Food Bank of West Central Texas Saturday, May 11, to help collect food for those in need.
As state and federal regulators analyze the patchwork of policies governing the fertilizer plant that exploded in West, the incident has prompted a closer look at communities that lie near stockpiles of chemicals.
The Western Heritage Classic is coming up May 9 through 11 at the Taylor County Expo Center.
Temperatures will be a bit cooler than Thursday, but temperatures should still make it into the mid 70s.
American Commercial College's Abilene campus has been closed until further notice, months after re-enrolling.
It is definitely difficult figuring out what to give the women in your life for mother's day, Mom's were asked about things they don't want, including things like tools, clothes, and even flowers.
Abilene Regional is adding a new MRI center with larger-sized MRI machines.
4-year-old Taylor Trammell is being called a hero and is credited with saving her mother's life.
The tone on immigration this session is vastly different compared with 2011, when the Legislature entertained more than 100 immigration-enforcement measures. But legislation that would benefit undocumented immigrants is still unlikely to pass on its own.
Hundreds of residents in the Guadalupe neighborhood in northeast Lubbock were forced from their homes early Thursday morning in response to a hazmat leak.
The Abilene City Council has approved the annexation of land in south Abilene.
Ambulance attendants took a bicycle rider to a local hospital after a strange accident in north Abilene.
The story of a 105-year-old Big Country woman who said the secret to a long life is bacon, has found an international following.
This month's ArtWalk on Thursday, May 9, celebrates western
ArtWalk takes place in downtown Abilene on the second Thursday of each month
and runs from 5 to 8 p.m.
President Obama will begin his swing through Austin on Thursday with a brief meeting with Gov. Rick Perry on the tarmac at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Obama is scheduled to visit a high school in Manor and a technology company in Austin during his tour focusing on the nation's economy.
The unsettled weather pattern is going to be with us from now through at
least Saturday morning. Thursday and Friday's weather will be very
similar, with a potential for afternoon and evening thunderstorms that
could become strong to severe, producing large hail and damaging wind.
A memorial mass service was held at St. Ann's catholic church in Colorado City Wednesday evening. Her friends and classmates organized the service as a way to help deal with the loss of their friend. The congregation sang, prayed and remembered the teen, saying she had a huge impact on the community that they will never forget.
Four middle school principals proposed starting a study to decide on whether uniforms should be enforced at Abilene public schools.
There have been several recent bills aiming for tighter security in Texas schools, often times, involving guns on campus. As KRBC's Nora Hartfeil learned, many local university students are pulling for one piece of legislation in particular.
Melody Shelton is referring to a piece of her land that used to be filled with mesquite trees and native grass, now reduced to dirt and stumps.
A decorated Marine combat pilot returned to a hero's welcome Tuesday
night, but Bill Isaacson wasn't coming home from Iraq or Afghanistan. He
served nearly 50 years ago in Vietnam, and his hometown decided it was time to give him a welcome home party.
A new study finds that the price you pay for medical care can vary greatly depending on the hospital where you're treated.
Wednesday morning, community members came together to pay
tribute and honor to prison guards who have fallen in the line of duty.