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Kyle Curnutt

Kyle Curnutt

Abilene High junior earns highest possible score on ACT exam

Abilene High junior Kyle Curnutt has accomplished something that few students do.  He scored a 36 on the ACT – the highest possible composite score on an exam used to judge college readiness.

Jay Dee Burns

Sex case: Ex-Snyder chamber director sentenced to 60 years

An Ector County judge sentenced a 45-year-old former director for the Snyder Chamber of Commerce to 60 years in prison Wednesday morning.

Help firefighters to "Fill the Boot for MDA"

"Fill the Boot" kicks off tomorrow May 5th, and firefighter John Brunett stopped by to talk with Mari about the event.

Wendy Mills

Wendy Mills, 44, of Abilene, was captured during May 2016 after being featured on the Abilene Police Department's "Wanted Wednesday" for injury to a disabled individual.

'Wanted Wednesday:' 3rd Abilene suspect sought last week is caught

Abilene police have captured the third of four suspects featured in last week's "Wanted Wednesday."

Counterfeit bills

Abilene police arrest 2 for counterfeiting, 3rd person sought

Abilene police have arrested two people in connection with counterfeit money that started popping up last month at convenience stores, restaurants and other businesses.

Video: Truck burns on Hwy 83 84 near Mall of Abilene

Truck burns on southbound Hwy 83/84 near the Mall of Abilene

Video by Joe Fry/KTXS News

Abilene firefighters responded to a truck fire on southbound Hwy 83/84 by the Mall of Abilene about 3 p.m. Tuesday.

The truck was a paper shredding truck, full of paper at the time of the fire. 

Investigators have not determined a cause but damages are estimated at $100,000.

There were no injuries. Traffic was reduced to one lane.

Abilene firefighters ask for help filling their boots

Abilene and Dyess Air Force Base firefighters will be filling their boots for a good cause this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, but you won't see them out on the streets.

expo center upgrades

$54M Expo Center upgrade may go to Taylor Co. voters in November

A $54.6 million plan to improve the Taylor County Expo Center could go to voters – in the form of a bond election – in November.

Frontier Texas continues to draw tourism to Abilene (1)

City of Abilene reaps benefits of increased tourism

Tourism revenue in Abilene was up significantly for the 2015-2016 period, giving a little bump to the overall economy in the city.

Taylor County commissioners honor fallen officers

The Taylor County Commissioners took a few minutes to recognize National Peace Officer Memorial Day during their meeting Tuesday.

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Tracking tranquil weather to end the work week

Sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s will finish out the work week.