It was a normal day walking in at Ernie's Spanish Kitchen for one Breckenridge waitress, but at the end of the day, she walked out being called a local hero.
ABILENE, TX-An Abilene grandmother got an unexpected call last month with the news that her granddaughter has reached out to the family.
This year's Chili Super Bowl XXXII in Buffalo Gap was both hearty and fun.
Friends and family members of a Eula woman are working on fundraising projects to help pay for a surgery that doctors say the woman needs.
They've used confiscated drug money to pay for new equipment, but never for a new employee.
While many students prepare for the back to school season, some kids are preparing for leaving the nest. While they prepare to leave, parents are getting ready for a little more elbow room at home.
Revenue from tickets at are an all time high at Abilene Regional Airport and cheaper tickets aren't the only reason for that.
Stores all over the Big Country are preparing for tax free weekend.
The City of Abilene is not enforcing its own code regarding high grass and weeds at city properties. The grass, weeds, or bushes are not suppose to be higher than 12 inches, but at the city pump station on South Danville and Brief Street that isn't the case.
With about 200 hundred patients, and many of them showing up with just one set of clothing, the State Hospital is in need of donation of clothing to fill their "Fashion Shop."
Congressman Mike Conaway answered a range of questions from constituents about Obama Care, the economy, energy and in particular the farm bill.
Once Dr. Paul Reynolds was diagnosed with diabetes, he changed his lifestyle and is now working at getting his town in shape with the help of others.
A new study by The Journal of Science finds that with each added degree in temperatures, violent crimes become more likely.
MCH Kenworth, a truck dealership company, is opening a store in Tye. The dealership will be located off of Interstate 20 just before the Flying J and create jobs in the area.
USA Network honored local NAACP president Petty Hunter on Friday afternoon with the "Characters Unite Award."
With the shortage of water in the Big Country, officials from across the area came to see what solutions could be brought to the table.
Parents are putting children in danger when they run inside the store or house and leave kids in a car with no air conditioning. It takes only minutes before the heat inside the vehicle becomes unbearable, and then deadly.
A Cooper High School graduate is fighting Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Doctors say he may have had the cancer since high school.
Summer is a great time to exercise, but sometimes when we hit the trails or play our favorite sport we over do it and injure ourselves.
A day after being told that their younger sister is possibly dead, Amber Christensen Lowery's brother and sister say they are filled with pain and sorrow. Both say they knew of her husband's abusive past, and that Amber had even warned them that he could cross the line.
A day before his arrest, Michael Lowery spoke out saying that Amber Christensen Lowery had left on her own before she went missing. But an affidavit states that witnesses had seen Michael driving the CRV left outside of a laundromat the day after she went missing. Family members also say he was physically abusive to Amber in the past, and that's why they thought he was involved in her disappearance.
During its Tuesday meeting, the Developmental Corporation of Abilene approved financial assistance for two businesses moving to the Key City.
There were two major accidents in Nolan County on Monday, leaving one person dead.
A 14 year-old boy is dead after an being impaled by a statue playing hide-and-seek at the National Ranching Heritage Center.
After facing several oppositions, the planned Tenaska Trailblazer coal energy plant in Sweetwater has been canceled.
Even as power crews were completing the restoration of power in the Abilene area in the aftermath of Monday evening's storm, a new storm swept into the area Wednesday afternoon taking the number of outages from a low of around 140 up to approximately 1,700.
More storms roll through Abilene and portions of the Big Country just 48 hours after Monday's damaging winds. Multiple car wrecks and minor power outages reported in Wednesday afternoon's storms.
A man working for a yard service company fell from a tree while working to clean up storm damage. The fall happened at a home on Gilmore Avenue in South Abilene.
Chrysler will comply with federal safety officials' request to recall older Jeep SUVs to check for possible fire hazards.
Global Samaritan Resources is providing Abilene and area citizens with free storm cleanup supplies as long as the supply lasts. The materials can be picked up from now until Friday (June 21st).
The City of Abilene Office of Neighborhood Services is currently accepting applications for two home buying incentive programs.
The City of Abilene and Taylor County has started a storm shelter registration program, which will help emergency responders provide aid to residents that may become injured or trapped in shelters.
Two employees at the Texas Dept. of Family and Protective Services (CPS) have been put on resigned in connection to the Tiffany Klapheke case.
The Abilene City Council voted on Thursday and came to a unanimous decision to amend zoning laws for head shops, only allowing them in industrialized zoned areas.
The city of Ranger and other surrounding areas have been without water for all of today and much of yesterday.
Young Eagles program takes to the sky.
The Meek Blood Center is trying to increase their blood donors.
A Texas woman has been arrested in connection with the mailing of three letters containing a form of the poison ricin to President Obama, New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg and the director of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, federal authorities said.
A 14-year-old Abilene girl, who was hit by a car in May, has been reunited with her savior.
The Abilene Police Department says farewell to a 25 year veteran today.
Industrial Outfitters, a family-owned business in Abilene, is collecting water and monetary donations to send to tornado victims in Moore, Okla.
In light of recent severe weather, an Abilene woman wanted to know she could be safe on her own property, but finding that safety was more difficult than expected.
Its' already creating quite the stir and quite the impact.
FBI agents have yet to identify the body, however, it's hard for many not to think of missing teen Hailey Dunn.
More than 150 airmen return from Afghanistan to family and friends.
The Texas Nurses' Assn. estimates that there will be a shortage of 70,000 nurses by 2020.
Swat team members eventually caught the three men, at a place police believe may be a juke joint, but it's actually a place where somebody lives.
An Instagram user is using pictures of Abilene students as a way to bully.
They're calling it the next oil boom.
Snow flurries blew into town this morning, leaving a light layer on the ground, in trees and on cars.