KTAB has reported on disastrous flooding in Houston, Austin and even Oklahoma, but the Big Country is currently having its own problems. Parts of Eastland County were evacuating starting last night because of potential flooding.
A young man hoping to keep his uncle's legacy alive is taking over Cypress Street Station in downtown Abilene.
Abilene I.S.D has 96 refugee students from Nepal in the district and 36 go to Cooper High School. After the devastating earthquake struck Nepal last month, a group of Cooper students got together to help out their friends and family back home.
The National WASP WWII Museum hosted it's 2015 WASP Homecoming for the first women to fly American military aircrafts. Nineteen of the women were able to come together more than seventy years later.
During this difficult time to be a police officer, one group of policemen went above and beyond their call of duty to help a family who they heard wouldn't have the brightest Christmas.
The Abilene High School Principal began her day on a high note when she was surprised with a special honor at Wednesday morning's faculty meeting. It's a new Eagle tradition that's been in the works and it was well received.
One Abilene resident who fell victim to a North Abilene drive-by shooting is speaking out. Last Friday, Brittney Weaver and her family were shot at on Victoria Street while leaving a near by Dollar General.
Since Sunday's shootout, some bikers across the Big Country have been receiving some flack and have been stereotyped with the criminal biker clubs. But one local biker is wanting the public to know that not all of the motorcyclists fall into that category.
Merkel Police say they had to respond to almost a dozen wrecks Wednesday morning on I-20, most of them happened around near mile marker 268 near the curve.
t's a common children's virus that can lead to uncomfortable sores and dehydration. It's called Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease and quite a few children in the Big Country have been diagnosed with it within the month.
Local law enforcement members gathered together in honor of their brothers and sisters who lost their lives while serving.
The Family of A Man Shot Dead In Snyder Is Speaking Out After Their Loved One's Trial
23-year-old Traymon Peoples was arrested and charged with first degree murder after police interrogated him as a person of interest in the murder of 71-year-old Curtis Duhart. According to witnesses, it was an altercation over money.
rime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for providing information that police need to arrest and charge a suspect in a recent forgery case.
Many locals are standing firm on their opinions over whether or not they want the bond to pass.
For one Abilene business owner, the news of the Nepal earthquake hits close to home. Dante's Pizza owner is from Nepal and was just back home two weeks ago.
Less than a year after a tragic car wreck that almost claimed his life, Cory Almanza is learning how to walk and talk again.
It's been almost a year since former Abilene High School football player, Cory Almanza was critically injured in a car accident. But with the help of loved ones he has his sight set on a new goal.
A popular item on the menu at Abilene I.S.D. schools is no longer being served. The district is among places across the country throwing away Blue Bell ice cream products after the massive recall.
This weekend marked the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Federal Building in Oklahoma City. To this day, it's the deadliest act of homegrown terrorism on U.S. soil.
Violence has claimed the lives of four Abilene residents since the beginning of this year. A stabbing at Old Skool nightclub, a drive-by in North Abilene and three shootings this weekend all resulted in death.
Many residents into the Big Country are uniting their wallets to bring a local softball league out of a financial bind
An Abilene church is having to pay thousands of dollars in repairs. Thieves stole copper wires from the air conditioning units late Saturday night.
Three months since a prison bus wreck that took the lives of 10 people, a community continues to honor their fallen hero.
It's a name known all over the Big Country. Hendrick Medical Center, a place where families go for care and crisis. It's served the community for 90 years.
Two Abilene restaurants are serving up more than food. Both Chicken Express locations are helping the family of a local teenager with its mounting medical bills.
You could get a reward for making an anonymous telephone call. Crimestoppers offers a reward this week for information that helps police arrest and charge a burglary suspect.
Eastland High School has outgrown it's building and the district thinks it's time for an upgrade.
An Abilene restaurant owner is being recognized by President Barack Obama as one of the founders for the American Chinese Restaurant Alliance. The organization unites Chinese restaurants across the nation.
The right information about a recent credit card abuse case could bring you a cash reward.
One dog who's seen what most other dogs or even humans have seen.
A family friend creates an event to pay for one child's medical expenses.
One walk along a lake bed leads to a shocking discovery.
A bill was filed earlier this month to improve mental health and preventative services for military members, veterans and their families.
Four schools in the Big Country are getting a portion of a more than one million dollar grant. One of the district's benefiting from the money is Sweetwater I.S.D.
It could potentially put you behind bars and cause damage to your body. A recent case that went public could be the consequence of it. It's called doctor shopping, which describes a patient using multiple prescription pills from two or more doctors.
ACU students stayed awake for 24 hours straight preparing for their rendition of Disney's High School Musical.
The recent robberies targeting convenience stores have many customers questioning their safety.
An Abilene man arrested on nine charges after he allegedly hit a police vehicle, fled the scene and sent police on a chase for miles.
Caroline's Carts are just one of the many things that families with special needs members believe would help make their lives in the community easier.
A Stamford Police Officer was arrested on a 2nd degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance, and it has locals in Stamford concerned about their safety.
Several allegations of criminal activity have surrounded Dr. Heath Burns after two alleged improper student-teacher relationships occurred within the Abilene Independent School District while he was superintendent.
Those affected by the Windsor Hotel's new policies have several different opinions on the younger crowd being able to move in.
Surveillance video shows the man eating several bowls of pasta before entering the cooler area and climbing on top to take a nap.
The transition from middle school to high school is a tough one. Many teens feel anxious when they start their freshman year. However, a special program in place at Abilene high schools make that life experience an easier and more successful transition.
Abilene Christian University has announced plans to expand its presence in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex with a new campus and several new graduate programs.
The search continues for the new Abilene Independent School District superintendent. Board members reveal new information about finding the right candidate during Monday night's school board meeting.
Several members of the blind community that live in the Westgate mobile park have concerns with crossing Pioneer Drive.
A popular ice cream brand might be in some trouble. The deaths of three people have prompted blue bell's first product recall in 108-year history.
Businesses South of Hullum Street are being affected by the continuing boil water notice.