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Severe Drought Special

KTXS Severe Drought Special focuses on current woes, future plans

KTXS took an exhaustive look during its 30-minute “Severe Drought Special” at the impact of the current drought, what led us to this point and what is being done in the future to address Abilene and the Big Country’s water needs.

Scottie Dale Thomas

Scottie Dale Thomas, 37, of Abilene.

Update: ID released of man who fled from Taylor County deputy

An arrest has been made after a man fled from a Taylor County sheriff's deputy just before 8 p.m. Wednesday in Abilene.

New numbers released for BB gun vandalism shooting spree

More than 160 victims have reported cases of BB gun vandalism from last week’s shooting spree that has resulted in four arrests.

Head start sign up starts soon

Head start sign-up starts up next week

August 4th and 5th will be sign-up for AISD's 2014-15 Head Start program at the Abilene Civic Center. Adults will need to bring a photo ID, proof of residency, and proof of income along with the enrolling child's birth certificate, social security card, and shot records to sign up for class.

Colleagues speak highly of ACU grad battling deadly Ebola

Dr. Kent Brantly is someone who people admire and look up to. He is a doctor and a missionary doing, what some would say, is God's work.

More park improvements possibly on way for Abilene

More park improvements could possibly be on the way for Abilene, that could benefit the entire family.

Surgeon general: tanning a major health problem

A warning posted by the Surgeon General Tuesday says there has been a 200% increase in melanoma cancer cases since 1973.

Spotlight put on military working dogs at Dyess AFB

We honor our men and women in the armed forces, but how often do we honor the military working dogs beside them?


The University Baptist Church property is located off of Ambler Avenue and Grape Street.

Property of University Baptist Church up for sale

The University Baptist Church off of Ambler Avenue and Grape Street has had a 'For Sale' sign in front of it for almost two months now.

Family: ACU grad who contracted Ebola shows 'slight improvement'

Family members of Dr. Kent Brantly – an Abilene Christian University graduate who contracted the deadly Ebola virus – say he has show signs of slight improvement in the past 24 hours.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

Anthony Domol

Anthony Domol: Tracking quieter weather in the 7-day

Dry weather is the rule in the 7-day forecast as temperatures begin to warm back up into the middle 90s.


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