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First-time drug felons now eligible for food stamps in Texas

New legislation taking effect in September will allow first-time drug felons to receive food stamps. 

Abilene restaurant makes 'Chicken Fried Steak Cake' for birthday

What happens when your husband doesn’t like sweets on his birthday?

Brittany Brewer

Brittany Brewer

Nationally rated Abilene Wylie post commits to Texas Tech

Abilene Wylie’s 6-foot-4 senior post Brittany Brewer has committed to play basketball at Texas Tech.

PHOTOS: Cooper Cougar band raises thousands from car show

The Cooper High School band hosted a car show in Abilene to raise money for the program.

Abilene organizations pack food boxes for the hungry

The Children’s Hunger Fund partnered with Zion Lutheran Church, River of Life Church and the Global Samaritan Resources to pack more than 2,000 boxes of food for families across the state of Texas on Sunday.

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'Crosstown Showdown' tickets on sale today in Abilene

Advance ticket sales for the Sept. 11 Abilene High-Cooper High “Crosstown Showdown” football game will be held a week earlier than normal.

Abilene Cooper band car show brings in big bucks

The Cooper High School parking lot was transformed into a car show Saturday morning to raise money for the school’s band.

Abilene families who evacuated Katrina reflect on storm

Ten years ago this week, two Abilene families were packing up, thinking it would just be a weekend getaway. They lived in New Orleans and with Hurricane Katrina bearing down, they made the decision to evacuate.

Dove hunting season approaching, keep in mind the rules

Dove hunting seasons will kick off on Tuesday,  and there are a list of rules and regulations all hunters should be aware of.

Abilene homeowners concerned about proposed subdivision

A proposed subdivision off E. N. 10th Street and Wildlife Trail Parkway in Abilene is one step closer to being approved after the city council voted 7-0 in favor.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Warm, dry beginning to September

Near normal temperatures with dry weather likely