Lon Davis and his family lost their home on West Lake Road last week.
After some wintry weather on Sunday, most Big Country roadways were clear Monday morning
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Two separate fires in Abilene today destroyed the homes of two families, and damages neighboring homes. But despite that, everyone involved say they're just thankful no one was hurt.
January is National Blood Donors' Month, and it's also one of the few months out of the year when local blood centers are the lowest on supply.
Rattlesnake Gassing Outlaw Will Affect The Progress Of Cancer Research.
A public meeting was held tonight to discuss proposed attendance boundary changes for Craig Middle School and Mann Middle School. If approved, at least 80 students will be transferred from Craig to Mann next school year.
The 34th Annual MLK March was held today in Abilene. Dozens of people came out to join in on the remembrance of the civil rights activist.
Whether it's the missing persons cases or one like the attempted murder of the girl in Eastland county, comments about those cases almost instantly become rampant on social media. While some of the attention is good for those affected, some of it can be distressing for family and victims.
Coffee Club: We're talking dream vacations!
Coffee Club: Should the post office deliver packages on Sundays this holiday season?
Coffee Club: Are you participating in "No Shave November"?
Coffee Club: Now that Halloween is behind us, it's only appropriate that we focus on the next reason to celebrate--Thanksgiving!
An Abilene man is planning to press charges after he claims a juvenile girl might be the reason for his dog's death.
An Abilene man arrested for drunk driving had a nine-year old girl in the car.
46-year-old Curtis Jack Lewis of Abilene was booked into the Taylor County Jail in connection with Saturday's stabbings outside of Logan's Roadhouse.
With the leftover candy from Halloween, kids in Brownwood are now using them for a good cause.
Saturday marked the first day of one of the biggest hunting season; deer.
Coffee Club: This weekend we fall back an hour for daylight saving time.
Officer Bell was the lead detective on the unsolved Jennifer Servo case.
Customers may expect to pay more with their wine.
A Merkel mother claims her son has been a victim of bullying.
Coffee Club: Should students have access to free condoms at school?
Halloween may be a time for children to dress up and get candies, but a local veterinarian is advising owners not to forget about their pets.
Coffee Club: Have you ever held a funeral for your pet?
The Children's Performing Art series celebrated their 30th anniversary with a special production.
An Abilene man led police to a short car chase after being pulled over for not stopping at a stop sign.
The Trinity Baptist Church hosted is 10th annual Judgement House.
Fewer than two-thousand people voted just several days into early voting for the November 5th election.
Trick-or-treating may be a time for fun and candies for children, but for parents, safety is top priority.
Two brothers from Brownwood started an event called Hot Rods for Heroes to help recognize the service of military members.
Are you concerned about pesticides on your food?
ABILENE, TX-Owners brought their pets of all shapes and sizes to receive a blessing from a local priest.
MERKEL, TX-Police are still investigating what caused a fire in Merkel late Saturday morning. Its believed to be arson.
ABILENE, TX- An Abilene man is in jail after he fought with officers during his arrest.
ABILENE, TX-Veterans gathered at VFW Post 6873 for a special Sunday afternoon.
ABILENE, TX-There's no arguing that the Big Country needs rain, but the heavy downpours Saturday morning caused a delay during the 19th Annual Big Country Balloon Fest.
ABILENE, TX- Police reports say a man returned to his north Abilene home Thursday and found $15,000 worth of guns and cash missing.
ABILENE, TX-The rain didn't only flood the streets of Abilene Saturday morning but Abilene Christian University's Cullen Auditorium.
A car accident in Callahan County early Saturday morning kills one Abilene man.
The first weekend of the West Texas Fair & Rodeo was seen as a success with families participating in attractions from live music, rides, food, and animals.
The Young Audiences of Abilene is celebrating their 20th anniversary by thanking their volunteers on Monday, September 9.
Below are the planned maintenance and construction projects from the Texas Department of Transportation for September 9-13.
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.
So far 38 did not submit their safety audits while another 40 did not meet full compliance.
The co-owner of Abilene Gold was shot by an Abilene Police Officer after they say he refused to withdraw his gun.
Many must get used to this type of scenario in order to graduate as an EMT.
It's a sound that's a ll too familiar.
An entire city has come to honor him.
The employees have been removed from their positions as the investigation continues.
An accident involving a Jeep and and a bus turned fatal.