Blane Singletary

Morning Producer

POSTED: 2:04 PM Dec 24 2013   UPDATED: 1:07 PM May 23 2014

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Blane Singletary is the morning producer for KTXS.

Blane was born in Abilene, but raised in Chalmette, Louisiana. He's been the producer of KTXS This Morning since September 2013.

He came back to the Big Country and attended Abilene Christian University, where he graduated in 2012 with a Bachelors of Science in Electronic Media. In college, he worked at KACU-FM as an on-air anchor and producer. While there, he created and hosted of "Eye on Entertainment," which covered events in the Abilene area.

In his off time, he's an avid gamer, and maintains a collection of classic consoles and games. He also partakes in countless creative endeavors, including writing short stories, novels, and screenplays. He also DJs under the stage name and alter-ego, "Sma Man." He's excited to continue on this next step of his journalistic career at KTXS, and can't wait to see where it leads.

Blane's Most Recent Stories

Basketball on court

Are parents to blame for lower youth sports participation?

Youth sports, especially football, is a way of life for many youngsters in the Big Country, but the latest numbers show participation in them is down across the nation.

Big Country Balloon Fest blows up for weekend of fun

It was a sight to behold in the Mall of Abilene parking lot Thursday morning. A giant pink pig was inflated to get Abilene ready for the annual Big Country Balloon Fest. 

bobby grubbs

ON KTXS: Brown County sheriff to be laid to rest today

Services for Brown County Sheriff Bobby Grubbs will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Austin Avenue Church of Christ in Brownwood. Grubbs will be buried at Indian Run Cemetery immediately after.

Raccoon causes Abilene fire that results in $20,000 in damages

Fire officials say a raccoon got into power lines and started a fire Tuesday morning that caused an estimated $20,000 in damages to a shed in the 3300 block of Maple Street.

(img1)Marc Orner takes on new study on bullying

Is bullying a hard-wired trait? Local therapist weighs in on new study

Bullying is a difficult issue for school kids, their parents, and especially schools themselves. But with zero-tolerance anti-bullying campaigns running nationwide, a new study could change the way we all approach this.

Uber phone

Uber, its drivers don't have approval yet to operate in Abilene

Not so fast. On a day when Uber announced it was officially beginning operations in Abilene, city officials said Friday the company – and its drivers – haven’t obtained the necessary permits to operate.

(img1)Marc Orner weighs in on school start times

School starting too early? Local therapist says get more sleep!

School is soon to be back in session, and the Centers for Disease Control along with the U.S. Department of Education report in a recent study that school starts too early for middle and high-school students.

Ortiz donated school supplies

Before returning to the classroom, back-to-school shopping offers important lessons in money management

Just a few short weeks until students across the Big Country hit the books once again. But before your kids take on Algebra, Geography and History, perhaps it's time for a lesson in finance.

2-alarm fire causes evacuations at Abilene Hotel

Occupants were evacuated Wednesday morning as a two-alarm fire burned a vacant room of an east Abilene hotel.

(img1)Marc Orner on school professionals and dealing with students with ADHD

Keeping things under control at school when ADHD is involved

A Kentucky sheriff's deputy who was acting as a school resource officer is facing a lawsuit by the ACLU after he was accused of handcuffing two young students. The union says the students had ADHD, and couldn't control their actions when they were acting out.

Abilene Police: 5-year-old killed in rollover accident

A 5-year-old girl died in a single-vehicle rollover accident Tuesday morning on FM 600 near Lake Fort Phantom.

Sam Carroll

Taylor County judge moved into hospice care after bike accident

After a serious cycling accident, Taylor County Court at Law #2 Judge Sam Carroll is now moving to hospice care.




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