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Many Abilene city offices closing for Memorial Day

Many Abilene city offices will be closed Monday for Memorial Day.

Abilene firefighters respond to north Abilene apartment fire

Abilene firefighters responded to an apartment fire in the 1200 block of Yeoman Road just after midnight early Sunday morning.

Daughter of murder victim celebrates birthday one week later

An Abilene girl whose mother was murdered last Sunday, May 22nd, celebrated her birthday a week later.

2 Abilene men killed in head-on Hwy 36 crash in Callahan County

Two Abilene men died late Saturday, the result of a two-vehicle crash on Hwy 36, five miles east of Abilene in Callahan County.

Wylie senior surprised by military brother at graduation

Hundreds of Wylie ISD seniors and their families packed into Abilene Christian University's Moody Coliseum Friday for a graduation ceremony and one senior was surprised by someone he hasn't seen in years.

Abilene man officially charged with murder of Kendra Keppler

Charles Newman, who recently was named a “person of interest” in the murder of Kendra Keppler, was formally charged with murder  Friday.

Upgrades to Abilene community center park to start this summer

The Alameda Community Center playground in Abilene will be taken over by the city after it undergoes an $80,000 upgrade.

2 Abilene men arrested for having meth, guns in car with infant

Two Abilene men were arrested Wednesday afternoon after police say they found multiple firearms and eight grams of meth inside their vehicle as they were traveling with a 3-month-old boy.

Donor pledges to match $100,000 for HSU orchestra program fund

The fundraising goal to save the Hardin-Simmons University orchestra program is getting a little bit of help for a month.


Abilene seniors prepare for graduation

Seniors across the Big Country are gearing up to walk the stage, signaling an end to their high school careers.

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Monday Forecast: New work week brings more rain chances to the Big Country

The weekend was a very active one weather wise. Here's how the coming work week should shape up to be.