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Prayers sought as Taylor County judge faces permanent paralysis

Taylor County Court at Law #2 Judge Sam Carroll faces a “high likelihood of permanent paralysis in his arms and legs” in the wake of a bad bike accident this past weekend, according…

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Brownwood firefighters fight a different battle during summer

A small hay fire didn’t injure anybody, but two volunteer firefighters experienced heat exhaustion while battling the blaze earlier this week. Brownwood Fire Department Chief Del…

Police ID 22-year-old motorcyclist killed in Winters Freeway crash

Police say 22-year-old Gaston Thomas of Abilene died Friday in a motorcycle crash on Winters Freeway near Ambler Boulevard.

New aircraft named in honor of fallen Texas trooper

A new Texas Department of Public Safety airplane – a Cessna 208 Carvan – has been named in honor of Eduardo Chavez, a trooper who died in the line of duty in 2006.

1 dead, 1 injured in Hwy 83 crash near Tuscola

A traffic accident involving a motorcycle on Hwy 83 about two miles south of Tuscola has left one dead and resulted in another being taken to the hospital.

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The Sound of Music set to entertain Aug. 7, 8, and 9 in Clyde

The Clyde Center for Performing Arts is preparing for its big show of the year; The Sound of Music.

PHOTOS: 1 killed, 1 injured in motorcycle crash near Tuscola

KTXS photographer Scott Martin captured these photos from the scene of a crash Friday morning on Hwy 83 near Tuscula that killed one and injured another.

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MH370 debris headed for France

Debris believed to from a Boeing 777 -- and possibly missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 -- is headed to France, where investigators hope sophisticated technology will help unravel a…

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Military still dealing with cyberattack 'mess'

A key military email system remains offline, one week after a cyberattack that one Defense Department official described as "serious."

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Abilene man who impregnated 13-year-old sentenced to 40 years

An Abilene man who continually raped a 13-year-old girl was sentenced to 40 years by a Taylor County jury Thursday.

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