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Families celebrating Labor Day across the Big Country

It was a beautiful, but hot, day for the Labor Day holiday Monday.

UPDATE: Pilot killed in Abilene crash was an Air Force Instructor Pilot

An instructor pilot assigned to Columbus Air Force Base died in a general aviation plane crash Sunday night at approximately 6:30 p.m. near Abilene Regional

Talk continues about closing state supported living centers

A state advisory committee is recommending Texas shut down six of its 13 residential facilities for individuals with mental and developmental disabilities.

Abilene Police Department gets free Labor Day lunch from Olive Garden

The Abilene Police Department was treated to a free lunch Monday by Olive Garden restaurants.

Labor day weekend boating rules, regulations and tips

Labor day weekend is winding down and Game Warden Roy Johnson thinks Sunday will be the busiest day out on the water.  Boating can be fun and it should be but safety should still be a top priority.

Big Country Trail Riders hold 5th annual Labor Day wagon ride

The Big Country Trail Riders ended their 5th annual Labor Day weekend wagon ride on Sunday in Abilene. They ride all throughout the Big Country in order to raise money for local churches and to help anyone who needs it.

St.Paul United Methodist Church holds memoral service for former pastor

Rev. David Hamblin was a big part of St. Paul United Methodist Church, and on Saturday they celebrated his life.

Abilene LULAC holds labor day weekend softball tournament

Saturday was the second day of the  38th annual Lulac Labor Day weekend softball tournament.

Buffalo Gap holds 33rd annual Chili Super Bowl

The 33rd annual Buffalo Gap Chili Super Bowl officially kicked off on Saturday.

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Abilene police test body cameras on officers

Body cameras are becoming more common in police departments around the nation.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: More heat ahead

Showers are unlikely for our area through Friday