This week's heart to heart child is a sixteen year old reader and writer named Lakisha. She has a warm heart for children and big dreams of being a pediatric nurse.
Kyler Faulkner has a debilitating disease, but it hasn't stopped him from becoming a national champion skeet shooter.
A local church surprises Abilene homeless man with a fully furnished, stocked and decorated apartment.
The Senior Warden confirmed that the prison was having water issues, but he says they took the appropriate steps to handle the situation. He says the city notified them that their water supply at the water tower was dropping.
Three women apart of the American Legion Auxiliary are working hard, by themselves, to bring appreciation to people. They do projects big and small. So small to handing out cards to cafeteria workers, janitors, and bus drivers that say "You're making a difference in a child's life." Bigger projects that involve sending care packages to deployed military in places that many might know we have military stationed. All of this out of the kindness of their hearts.
Hendrick Cancer Center honored Lung Cancer Awareness Month by hosting an inaugural program designed to help smokers quit.
Several neighbors showed up to voice their concerns against rezoning to allow new Firehouse gym. Others believe the second location in the Wylie area would contribute to the growing neighborhood.
Margie Royall was just beginning to see memories being made in her home in Tye. With Christmas trees up and more decorations lying on the ground that will never be put on display Margie is left in shock. Wondering where to pick up the pieces to continue her and her son, David's, life.
On Tuesday, an aggravated robbery on North 7th Street left an Abilene man injured after he was struck in the head with a hammer. After he was hit and threatened, two men stole his Playstation.
In order to de-ice roads and ensure the public's safety, TxDOT used 60 tons of salt, 40 tons of bottom ash and 3,000 gallons of brine water.
The State of Texas recently reduced the number of state mandated tests from fifteen to five. Before the reduction Abilene High did not have final exams. They said with the number of state tests along with finals would have been too much for students to handle. Now with the reduction finals are now back. To many of the faculty's surprise, students are happy about the final exams making a return.
Abilene Christian University selects Lee De Leon to become the schools 8th athletic director.
For many veterans, coming home doesn't mean their war is over. For some, a new battle has just begun.
The coldest temperatures of the season thus far have presented themselves and for some businesses that's good news.
An Abilene man was scammed out of nearly $60,000 after hiring a contractor he found on Craigslist.
A medical helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing after a bird hit the chopper.
Seniors at Eula High School coordinated and hosted the annual event that brings together members of the community to honor and remember those who have served.
Currently grades 9-12 have a drug testing policy implemented for students involved in extracurricular activities. People came forward hoping to see this expand to the Junior High.
Coca-Cola and the City of Abilene have been providing a service for the last three years that helps residents conserve water in a resourceful way.
North Abilene residents who said they were frustrated with the city's lack of plans for their neighborhood, say they are starting to see improvements.
Tickets for the opening round of the 2014 state high school football playoffs will go on sale Tuesday at One AISD Center, 241 Pine Street.
Voters in Coleman County gave approval to two alcohol propositions. Now other areas of the Big Country are hoping for the same thing.
Although voter turnout increased locally in Taylor County, the state of Texas is not seeing the same. Studies show Texas has one of the lowest numbers of voters amongst the nation.
Some Nolan County precincts were in short supply of ballots during Tuesday's election.
Haley Clawson visited poll locations in Abilene to find out why voters weren't being deterred.
College graduates are feeling the financial pressure to make money after walking the stage. For many, Abilene, isn't the place to stay unless businesses are willing to pay.
Owners of Perini Ranch Steakhouse held a signing for their children's book called Tails of Perini Ranch.
Two Abilene parents went above and beyond to make their daughter's Sweet 16th a birthday she will never forget.
The Abilene Fire Department is currently investigating the cause of a vacant house fire in the 1800 block of Amarillo Street.
EASTLAND COUNTY– FM 2461 at the Lake Leon dam will be closed Saturday, November 1.
Every season has its high and low points, it all depends on how you look at it.
Shilo Harris, an Army veteran, was serving in Iraq in 2007 when he was struck by an IED. Three members in his crew were killed but Shilo made it. Although he survived, his life would never be the same.
The Agriculture Department at Abilene Christian University is looking to make changes, concerning faculty members and students about the future of their department.
Police are searching for a man who held a 63-year-old woman at gunpoint in front of her home on Santa Monica Drive.
A grand jury met in Callahan County and Ralph Rodriguez III has been indicted for indecency with a child.
"Jacob, please hold on" is what Lacey Berry repeated as she transported Jacob Pinner to the hospital after she found him severely injured.
A Cisco man got back his guitar recently after he sold it 13 years ago.
A new pipeline that will run through the Big Country and the Brazos River has some locals concerned.
More trick-or-treaters than ever anticipated participated at the Abilene Zoo's 'Boo at the Zoo'.
Police are searching for a man who allegedly held a woman at gun point in the 3800 block of Santa Monica.
Abilene Police are still needing more information to help find the man responsible for killing 58-year-old Allen Hickman on Friday, October 17th. To provide anonymous information, visit AbileneCrimeStoppers.com or by calling (325) 676-TIPS.
Abilene Police are searching for the man who allegedly held a woman at gunpoint while attempting to rob her Sunday afternoon.
The Board of Directors of the Eastland County Museum say the closure begins November 1st for new exhibit.
The 3rd Annual Safety City Fall Festival invited families to trick-or-treat early on Saturday.
An Abilene man is dead after his vehicle rolled over in South Abilene early Saturday morning.
Dyess We Care Team spends two weekends helping make repairs at a Buffalo Gap resident's home.
Republican Texas gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott paid a visit to Abilene on Saturday, just ten days before the November 4th election.
The Mullin volleyball team won district for the first time this weekend.
This year's Boo at the Zoo is expected to see more people than last year, organizers said.
The Abilene Fire Department is investigating a vacant house fire that started Saturday afternoon.