Tuesday January 17 2023 AM Weather Forecast
BRECKENRIDGE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Breckenridge ISD announced a move to the 4-day school week for the 2023-2024 term. The move is a growing one, as there are now six Big Country districts that have made that move. In Breckenridge, some concerns were brought up by parents about situations like childcare. When parents have to work five days a week, what will they do?
EASTLAND, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - While the Texas roads coat over in a thin, dangerous layer of ice, many are staying home. Maybe you're catching up on shows, chores, or even working from home. Unfortunately, not all fields of work lend themselves to long distance employees. The staff of Eastland Memorial Hospital's cafeteria know this all too well.
ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - This winter storm has led to some severely icy roads in the Big Country, causing many wrecks and keeping the Abilene Fire Department (AFD) busy. Some locals have spoken out about people driving too fast in these conditions.
TAYLOR COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - An Abilene man is being called a hero for saving a life in a house fire, north of town, early Tuesday morning. Usually considering himself to be a quiet person, keeping up with just a small group of friends, strangers on Facebook are recognizing Evander Rodriquez as a hero.
ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Daycares across Abilene say they have been dealing with a shortage of caretakers over the past two years. Some daycare managers said they thought the shortage would have been fixed as the COVID-19 pandemic died down, but to no such luck.