Friday was the first time that Dr. Kent Brantly's family spoke out for the first time on the ordeal they have gone through with Dr. Brantly being infected with the Ebola virus. That ordeal was one full of faith, family, and strength.
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.
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.
The City of Cisco says they are growing fast as new businesses continue to pop up.
Law officials from Scurry County conducted an active drill to prepare themselves in case of a school shooting.
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.
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.
The city of Brownwood hosted for the second time a fundraiser on Friday benefiting the NRA Foundation.
When looking at Lake Sweetwater it may look more like a pond than a lake, as the water has steadily been drying up. This steady drying has caused more and more problems, but there is still hope for the lake that is sitting 261/2 feet below normal levels.
A new survey finds obstacle and adventure races are now more popular than ever.
Two sisters are on a hunt to find a home for their furry friend as part of an international scavenger hunt.
With bed bugs on the rise, here are some ways to get rid of them.
Here are some helpful tips to protect your skin.
Wednesday the Bond Advisory Committee got down with the grunt work as they heard from different parts of the city. The committee started getting a look at the work that stood before them.
Kohler's Toilet Tour campaign, "Trust the Flush", made its first stop in Brownwood Wednesday to present 13 of their new commodes.
Can Vitamin D help combat Senior Citizen's memory loss? Find out what a new study says.
Can't get a good night's sleep? Do you have sleep apnea?
If you have plans to travel overseas, take a look at some of the illnesses lurking in foreign countries.
A Sweetwater dog accused of killing around 20 cats within a month was taken in by animal control officers.
Three weeks after their rescue, the animals that were taken from a Gorman property are looking towards the future. After being bathed, given their shots, and now being treated for different infections, Rescue the Animals, SPCA says that it's time to start getting the applications ready for adoptions.
The Early Chamber of Commerce announced the musical talent for the 2nd Annual Pioneer Days event.
Neighbors are raising a big stink in North Abilene.
Paralyzed patients are now surfing. Look at a new program that is making it all possible.
Fishing poles, ammo, or running shoes, Weakley Watson has been a one stop shop for sporting goods for hundreds of years.
The Abilene city council has hand picked people from different walks of life to help improve the quality of life in the Key City. They won't be in the basement of the City Hall, they will actually be in the field meeting the people that the money will help.
He grew up visiting the Abilene Zoo and now an Abilene man is helping to keep it clean.
Use of painkillers has skyrocketed recently. Find out if they're really safe.
Dr. Kent Brantly, a former ACU student, and now doctor has contracted what some say is the most deadly virus in the world. His former professors spoke about their former student's resilience and compassion for others.
Air Force men and women talk about how they were prepared to be deployed, but not prepared to miss their families.
Find out more about the deadly Ebola virus that is spreading in Africa.
Reverend Bill Libby, a McMurry University professor and radio co-host of "The Professors", says him and two students were in Israel the day the militant group Hamas launched rockets into Israel.
There have been several accidents recently involving 18-wheelers, here is a look at truck driver safety.
Today marked a very special day at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Brownwood.
Would a curfew for teenagers help keep crime down?
Find out how to keep your body hydrated in this summer heat.
The childhood friend and former football coach of the 19-year-old male killed by a stabbing say he was outgoing and loyal.
The people of Brownwood can expect to see a new grocery store in town very soon.
Running and the benefits on your heart, a look at what some new research suggests.
Abilene police are looking for anonymous information that helps them get a dangerous robber off the streets.
When the counterfeit were first thrown into circulation, they were mostly affecting local retailers. Now that the fake bills have been in circulation for a few weeks they are beginning to affect people who are looking to make a quick buck in their yard. Now they are forced to eat the lost and it's not sitting well with some.
Abilene Police Motorcycle Officer and a dog collided this morning.
New surgery adds a brain implant to help deaf children hear.
In Abilene; school recourse officers have a vital role in the children's lives in school. Not only do they have their own office in the school, but they are there everyday with them. Not only protecting them, but mentoring them.
Life will never be the same for three friends who set out to change the lives of others.
A Sweetwater man has recently made it his mission to clean-up Lake Sweetwater.
This month's Commissioners Court meeting in Eastland will discuss the second and final reading of a proposed ordinance that would prohibit the sale, use, and possession of electronic cigarettes to minors.
The owner of Casa Herrera is remembering the late James Garner as considerate and friendly after meeting him at the restaurant years ago.
With the oil boom that has the Permian Basin busting at the edges with people, the Big Country is also getting in on the boom. It may not be from actual drilling, but from employees traveling to the Permian Basin, students getting taught in engineering in Abilene universities, and supplies being made here and shipped there. All of this is not only benefiting the Basin but our region as well.
The past three weeks the small town of Brekenridge has seen four fires set around the town. Two of them set within 12 hours apart from one another. This is leaving the fire chief ready to have the suspect or suspects in custody before someone gets hurt.
The Better Business Bureau and the Abilene Police Department say that for the past three weeks there has been a rise in fake money being used in Key City stores. The bureau is saying that these stores are the first line of defense against these crimes.