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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 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.

Albert the Alligator at Abilene Zoo

Albert the Alligator at Abilene Zoo

Abilene Zoo: Public can watch alligator feedings through September

Albert the Alligator is getting ready for winter, and that means eating hearty meals.

DPS: No citations issued in Hwy 277-FM 707 motorcycle accident

No citations will be issued as a result of Wednesday’s motorcycle accident at the intersection of U.S. Hwy 277 and FM 707, a Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman said Thursday.

Heath Burns

Heath Burns

Ex-Abilene ISD Superintendent Heath Burns pleads guilty, sentenced

Ex-Abilene ISD Superintendent Heath Burns pleaded guilty Wednesday to failure to report child abuse by a professional and possession of a controlled substance by fraud.

Petition started to keep 'piano man' at ACU's cafeteria

Abilene Christian University's cafeteria, known as The World Famous Bean, will be a little quieter this year.


Proposal to limit roosters in Abilene rejected

A proposal to limit ownership of roosters in Abilene has been rejected.

Charles Coci, Rockey Koonce

2 Big Country men sentenced to federal prison for child porn

Two Big Country men were sentenced to federal prison terms for possessing child pornography Thursday in Abilene.

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KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Tracking weekend shower chances

Isolated showers possible Friday evening and Saturday for mainly the Big Country