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Vehicles pile up after heavy rain, ambulance sideswiped by 18-wheeler

A number of accidents occurred Thursday afternoon on westbound Interstate 20 near Merkel, including one involving an ambulance.

Early ISD raises money for childhood cancer by wearing pajamas

Children with cancer can spend months to years in their pajamas undergoing treatment. Early ISD decided to show their support by putting their pajamas on too.

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Walmart Express cancels plans for Albany location

Albany will not be getting a Walmart Express after the company terminated its plans for the project last week. The proposed store was slated to be built just outside the city limits.

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Elizabeth Smart visits Abilene as keynote speaker at Alliance Fall Luncheon

There's a lot to celebrate for Abilene's Alliance for Women and Children. Elizabeth Smart was scheduled to speak Thursday afternoon as keynote speaker at the organization’s fall luncheon.

Experience Works helps those 55 or older get back into workforce

Experience works is a program that helps people 55 or older get back into the workforce by teaching them new skills while enhancing their old ones.

Stolen vehicle set on fire behind a gas station in Early

Shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday, Early police – along with Early and Brownwood fire departments – responded to a vehicle fire in a pasture behind the Allsup’s store on Early Boulevard.

Alternative fuel source coming to Sweetwater

An alternative fuel source for 18-wheelers and delivery vehicles using diesel fuel now is currently under construction in Sweetwater.


Chief Mercer asks for help in arson case

Early Police Department responded to a vehicle fire in a pasture behind the Allsups gas station. 

Early police department arrest 2 in recent drug busts

The city of Early seized multiple drugs and arrested 2 yesterday. 

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Abilene luncheon to feature Elizabeth Smart

Preparations are now underway to welcome Elizabeth Smart to Abilene. She'll be in town Thursday with the Alliance for Women and Children for the organization's Fall Luncheon.

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Anthony Domol: Mid 80s and sunshine next week

Sunshine and mixed clouds look to return for next week's forecast. An isolated shower cannot be ruled out on Monday but a drier weather pattern is expected.