"She tried to get away from the guy," said neighbors of Brenda Holland.
Since 1970 Earth day has been celebrated in many ways we take a look at how Hardin-Simmons Students do their part.
On Monday night, the Eastland Board of City Commissioners met to discuss their monthly agenda that included speaking with an attorney about a former police officer.
The board met today to discuss the fire at shady oaks shopping center.
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information that helps investigators resolve a recent arson case.
An Abilene woman says she's grateful everyday that she finished the Boston marathon an hour before the bombs exploded near the finish line last year.
The Eastland Economic Development Inc., Board will bring in the Small Business Development Center and the Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas from Abilene Monday, April 21st. They will talk to business employees and employers about low interest loans to help them get started again.
ACU will celebrate Dr. Gary McCaleb on Monday for having been a part of the school for 50 years.
On Monday, April 21st, there will be a public hearing at Heritage Hall in Merkel at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the rezoning request for a Walmart Express.
Team Braxton is an organization coordinated by the family of 13-year-old autistic boy. Many people in the community wore stickers today reading, "Team Braxton." It was all part of a fundraiser held to raise money and awareness for autism.
It's that time of the year where kids dressed in purple and pink attire run across fields with the mission of grabbing as many Easter eggs as possible.
An American Eagle plane had to make an emergency landing in Abilene Saturday afternoon.
Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy held their annual Medication Cleanout on Saturday.
One man was ejected from his vehicle and sent to the hospital following a rollover accident in Brown County early Friday morning.
The fire started in a storage shed on CR 336 in Taylor County.
The Use of Force Simulator at the Abilene Police training facility gets officers prepared to face quick decisions that could save their life and the lives of citizens they are sworn to protect.
The Potosi Volunteer Fire Department created a new flier in hopes to remind people they are needing a new station.
Business owners of Shady Oaks Shopping Center in Eastland stood outside in disbelief as they watched firefighters battle a massive fire late Tuesday afternoon.
Tuesday, the Autism and Law Enforcement Coalition teamed up with REACH to train first responders on how to deal with autistic individuals in emergency situations.
Family and friends are coping with the loss of 64-year-old Jesus Tijerina.
The bicyclist struck by a vehicle Saturday afternoon on North 14 and Mockingbird has died from his injuries.
Many students gathered at ACU's Cullen Auditorium Sunday to prepare for this year's steel drum bands concert.
Hundreds came out to Abilene over the weekend for an event that featured unique items from across the world.
An Abilene man is in jail for multiple charges, including motor theft and evading arrest that sent one driver to the hospital.
The strong winds in the Big Country only made the smoke stronger at the pallet yard behind Abilene Bowling Lanes Sunday afternoon.
At Buck Creek Trails it was the Police and Fire Departments battling each other, but it was all to benefit the Abilene Police Department's bike unit.
A U-Haul that was reported stolen in January was found in Jones County, and the residents of the lot it was found in don't know how it got there.
Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Abilene in their running shoes Saturday for the 11th Annual Mayor's 5 and 10K Marathon.
The driving lane will be closed until further notice.
How to teach your kids the importance of calling for help when in a crisis.
With the elementary being so close to the Air Force Base, many say it is necessary to have certain plans implemented if ever a situation of lockdown like Fort Hood occurred.
Nearly 7 months later, and after some backlash from neighbors in the area, FILO Liquor Store gained their liquor license after a a long hearing in the 42nd District Court.
Water is key to overall health, yet numbers show about a third of children drink the recommended amount.
Woodlawn Church of Christ, in Abilene hosted a sale-less garage sale to help out less fortunate families. With items donated to their garage sale, they didn't put a price tag on anything.
The City of Ranger is hooking up new lines to the water tower to the water treatment plant, on Monday. They need their citizens to hold off on using water for the day.
The numbers for Texas' most stolen cars have been released and they are a mirror image of Abilene's top stolen cars.
The Early Police Department is looking to reduce the amount of drugs being transported through Brown County with the help of a new furry employee.
A frustrated mother from Merkel claims bullying has been an ongoing issue in schools that she started a petition hoping stop it.
Police are searching for a man who they are calling a person of interest in connection to a recent credit card abuse case.
Vendors at this year's Big Country Outdoor & Home Expo say attendance continues to increase.
TxDOT construction and maintenance update March 31-April 4.
A man was sent to the hospital after hitting another vehicle and crashing into a light pole Sunday afternoon.
A young Abilene boy is using his birthday as a way to help the less fortunate.
Mary Bowdon Died When She Was Hit By A Van On South 1st St. Now People Are Honoring Her With A Garden In Her Name.
The Easter Bunny hopped its way into the Mall of Abilene Saturday morning.
McMurry University students held a 5K run Saturday morning to benefit The Lauren Bump Foundation.
Some neighbors off of Rio Mesa Drive are protesting the opening of FILO Liquor store.
This year's Outlaws and Legends Music Festival is expected to be bigger and better than years in the past.
A popular north side Abilene restaurant is growing after opening its doors January.
An Abilene woman was at the Walmart in San Angelo during the time a suspect was shot by police Monday afternoon.
Multiple car break-ins occurred overnight at Sunset Arbor Townhomes located on West Lake Road.
A Ranger woman who was arrested in Clyde after she attempted to rob a convenience store strikes again less than 24 hours later.
The new terminal is called the Eskota Road Rail Terminal.
Customers hoping to grab breakfast at IHOP Sunday morning were turned away after the restaurant was forced to shut their doors temporarily.
Police are searching for a man who they are calling a person of interest in connection to a recent debit card abuse case.
A head-on collision involving two vehicles in Tuscola sends two people to the hospital mid-Sunday afternoon.
Below is a summary of planned construction and maintenance work to be performed on roadways in Abilene and surrounding areas for the next week.
The 25-year-old victim who was sent to Hendrick Medical Center following a shooting at IHOP sustained five gunshot wounds, APD says.
The best of the best high school power lifters in Texas competed for a state title in the Key City on Saturday.
Super fans of the CBS reality show, Big Brother, auditioned in Abilene in hopes to make it to this summer's cast.
The city of Abilene Parks & Recreation Division hosted their 22nd annual Steam-N-Wheels Bike Race and Fun Ride Saturday morning.
A house fire in the 1600 block of Rainey Road sustained damages estimated at $30,000.
More than 600 mothers gathered at the Abilene Civic Center Saturday afternoon to feel inspired.
A woman from Ranger was taken to Callahan County Jail late Saturday morning after she allegedly tried to rob a convenience store in Clyde.
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Find out why you need insurance in your apartment, and who is liable if anything were to happen.
Damages of the fire are estimated to be around $100,000.
Carolyn Kocher says she went to take a nap while her two dogs were leashed to the home, when she woke up her two dogs were dead and her neighbors were screaming.
More kids are being placed in foster care, but there are not enough homes, according to Methodist Children's Home Family Outreach.
Police are still searching for the person responsible for Tuesday's hit-and-run incident involving a pedestrian.
Spring Temperatures Increase Bugs And Increase The Risk Of Animals Getting Disease
Family and friends reunited with members of the 39th Airlift Squadron mid-Tuesday afternoon.
A group of parents from Eastland claims a fifth grade teacher from Siebert Elementary School is failing to do his job, even creating some concerns.
It has been one year since Colorado City teenager Hailey Dunn's remains were found near Lake J.B. Thomas and many are still searching for answers.
The Abilene police department has released further details on the identification and arrest of Alan B. Deax, Saturday, March 15. Deax is one of two suspects identified in the murder investigation surrounding the death of Matthew S. Augustadt.
A family is left homeless after a fire destroys their house Sunday night.
The Lone Star Fair & Expo and Rattlesnake Roundup this year had a positive effect on Brownwood's economy, business owners say.
Police are looking for your help in identifying a man connected to a debit card abuse case that happened two months ago.
A popular Big Country museum is honoring the brave men and women who serve our country.
An Abilene man is behind bars after he allegedly tried to sell thousands worth of stolen items to a police posing as a civilian.
The inaugural celebration of Dr. Sandra S. Harper as the 12th president of McMurry University will take place March 17-20.
Bail has been set for a Fort Worth man accused of robbing a 7-11 at gunpoint Saturday afternoon.
The Brownwood Coliseum was packed all day Saturday for day two of the Lone Star Fair & Expo and Rattlesnake Roundup.
Rain or shine, the first crops of Spring 2014 for Grapevine Farms were planted Saturday morning during their annual planting day.
People in Brownwood satisfied their sweet tooth Saturday morning for the 40th Annual Cherry Pie Auction.
Abilene police have arrested one man and are questioning four others following an armed robbery at a north-side convenience store late Saturday afternoon.
A fire that destroyed a home on the 1200 block of Jeanette Street was caused by "improper disposal of a cigarette," the Abilene Fire Department says.
A wide variety of crops will be planted and all of them will be on sell for the summer.
The Honeycomb Tree's owner, Diane Lunsford, says that she is looking for input from citizens to make Abilene's downtown the place to be. She is always listening to her customer's to where she has their comments to bring to meetings, but she wants more people to share in the passion.
The City Council approved an agreement to analyze the needs of the current public safety communication system.
Three weeks ago Devon Clark was in a horrific accident that took the life of his friend. He is in CCU in a Temple, Texas hospital still fighting to recover from his many injuries. His family spoke out on Wednesday to say why their faith is helping them cope.
An Abilene liquor store owner says he's taking a stand against Russia due to the turmoil between Russia and the Ukraine.
Louie Herbert Hall Sr. was the first African-American sheriff in Texas, and served as sheriff of Stephens County for 8 years.
The Abilene Police Department has recently applied for a grant that will allow their training division to replace an old moving target system.
The fire broke out around 5 in the afternoon in Clyde.
Family and friends remember the lives of two young men from Brown County who died in a wreck over the weekend.
The World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup in Sweetwater ended their 56th year with big numbers.
You could get a cash reward this week for information that helps police arrest and charge a suspect in a recent shoplifting-turned robbery case.
TxDOT construction and maintenance update March 10-14
A well-known Abilene attorney passed away late Saturday morning.