The story gained national attention, but for the family of Dr. Kent Brantly the experience was much closer to home. KTAB's Kimberly Sears spoke with his nephew about the miraculous recovery of his uncle.
Bob Bartlett Celebrates 35 Years with KTAB News
Back to school season is just around the corner. Preparing your students for the new year takes more than just buying supplies and new clothes. School districts require students to be vaccinated for certain illnesses.
TSTC EMT students ended their semester with a mock 'mass casualty incident'.
Jared Mosley, who recently completed his 10th year as the director of athletics at Abilene Christian University, announced Friday that he is resigning to become the CEO and president of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
Should students be expected to pitch in for the cost of college? Should parents be expected to pay for part or all?
Students could be packing some health risks with them as they return back to the classroom.
The Abilene Police Department has been hot on the trail of two different groups creating counterfeit money here in the Key City. Big Businesses and locals have fallen victim to the fake money in circulation, eating the cost of those losses. Now only one suspect remains after police arrested three others.
Two months later, the hail damage is still a big problem in the Key City. Many residents are still waiting for roofers to come and repair damage to their homes. Then there are others who just can't afford to have their issues fixed. Some members of the community have come up with a solution.
Making Financially Good Decisions for Collge Students
A "home" on the South side of Abilene is passed by thousands each day, but many of them do not realize how it impacts what comes out of their faucets.
In June the government put out new recommendations telling Americans to eat more fish because of the health benefits. However, a new article from Consumer Reports says pregnant women should avoid one of the most popular types of fish.
The food bank of west central Texas in Abilene is busy this time of year, especially with children getting ready to head back to school. At the food bank, fresh produce is just as important as canned goods.
Are you excited for cooler weather, holiday decor, and all things fall? Or are you enjoying summertime still?
Sidewalks, tornado sirens, and an animal hospital were all apart of the discussion, as the committee listened to different pitches including everything from updating the civic center to finding more ways the zoo could rake in more money.
Returning students, faculty and staff can mean a lot for local retailers, and, in Brownwood, Howard Payne University students have a big impact.
The City of Cisco says they are growing fast as new businesses continue to pop up.
The Old Main Building on McMurry's Campus Opens its Doors after three and a half years of renovation.
Higher education student spending accounts for over sixty million dollars for the Abilene economy each year.
A new study is linking heart deaths to a common antibiotic.
KRBC's Ariana Lubelli shares the story of a child or siblings in foster care here in the Abilene area.
As new students arrive on campus, upperclassmen prepare for the welcoming.
Law officials from Scurry County conducted an active drill to prepare themselves in case of a school shooting.
On The Way Home Ministry is in the process of beginning an adult education program with hopes of helping break the cycle of poverty in Taylor County.
Identity Theft Still A Big Problem
Are you bothered when you see a mom nursing her baby in a public place? Is it her right, or should she cover up?
Abilene High's Steve Warren, Cooper's Todd Moebes, and Wylie's Hugh Sandifer accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Among the millions who have cause for concerns after a national data breach, there are locals right here in Abilene and Brownwood.
The city of Sweetwater is looking to stay ahead of the drought by completing a water well project.
New research shows major strides are being made in the fight against heart disease and stroke.
People are quick to voice their opinions when they feel there has been some sort of injustice. But do you think protesting is productive?
The City of Abilene decided to close one of their recreational facilities because of the amount of money it would cost to repair the structure.
New Abilene Christian University freshmen began moving into their dorms all day Saturday, followed by an orientation.
The opposing sides arguing over the new sewage system in Buffalo Gap are not backing off of one another. One side is putting signs across town voicing their opinion, while the other side is saying that even with the help of a lawyer, they're still fighting a losing battle.
Are Portable Signs in Abilene Here to Stay?
Some Brown County senior citizens hope to get commissioners to approve a tax freeze.
Federal health officials have been keeping a close eye on the mosquito borne virus called chikungunya as more cases are reported nationwide. Now a new vaccine is in development to prevent the illness.
Many people's favorite season is approaching! Whether it be dove or deer hunting, or just fishing, be sure to follow proper procedures.
An Abilene pastor saw a need to help the hungry and wanted to help. In the beginning, Reverend Izaiar Lankford used his own money to buy the food. However, now that his weekly soup kitchen has grown, donations make it possible.
89 year old James Garrett wanted people to know that the celebration is more than the sailor kissing the nurse in Time Square. The celebration was felt all over the country, including the Key City.
An Abilene High football player receives a donation to help with his recovery after waking up from a 3 month coma.
Living in a sunny climate can have its advantages. Solar panels are a fairly new form of electricity. Taylor grand apartments are using them to power their clubhouse. Susan Wilson works the front desk.
Local doctors say they're seeing an increase in deliveries. KRBC's Nora Hartfeil spoke with a local doctor about the reason behind the so-called boom.
Do you ever sign up for store credit cards when you're asked at the checkout if you "want to save 20% on your purchase today by signing up?"
Brownwood Independent School District could soon lower taxes if a proposed rate of $1.25 per $100 valuation is passed on August 25th.
With the bond passing in May, new wings and programs have been added to Sweetwater's hospital. With the new additions it also means that new staff needed to be added. With that they brought on a female family doctor to help make female patients more comfortable.
Abilene Fire Training Prepares Volunteer Firefighters
Brittany and Dayne get soaked for ALS!
Minutes after the community found out Cory was in need of a handicap lift, several people came forward to donate.