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Lake Leon flooding causes evacuations, frustration

Some people voluntarily left their homes Wednesday at Lake Leon in Eastland County after heavy rain caused major flooding.

Memorial Day storms damage Cowboy Church in Drasco

Storms across the Big Country on Memorial Day brought heavy rain and winds that damaged the Bluff Creek Cowboy Church in the northern Runnels County town of Draso.

Ranchers gather in Brownwood for tips to protect cattle

The Texas Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association hosted area ranchers for information on cattle vaccines and theft Tuesday night at the Brown County Fairgrounds.

PHOTOS: Lake Leon flooding

Jeff Cramer snapped these pictures in Lake Leon while speaking with locals about the flood impact.

Texas Forts Trail program losing state funding

Texas legislators voted to no longer fund the Texas Forts Trail program on Friday.

Texas Flood - High Water Sign

A 'High Water' sign is shown on Texas Ranch Road 12 on May 25 in Wimberly, Texas.

Eastland: Fire department checking on flooded Lake Leon homes

Lake Leon continues to see more water than it can hold causing some homes around the lake to see flood waters at their doorstep.

Drought-dry grass

Many parts of Big Country witness staggering rainfall totals

With all of the recent rain, how has it made an impact on our long-term drought situation?

Abilene man on run for murder now in jail

A 19-year-old Abilene man is now in jail on a first-degree murder charge after having evaded law enforcement since January.

Kevin Ray Allen

Kevin Ray Allen

Brownwood: 2 men arrested, more drug-related arrests expected

Brownwood police arrested two men Monday after seizing a “large quantity of methamphetamine, a quantity of alprazolam and a quantity of promethazine,” a news release said Tuesday.

Brownwood council tackles Phase II of street project

Coggin Avenue will soon get a makeover as city council members has awarded a bid of $78,000 to Comanche-based Prater equipment company.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Tracking storm chances for Thursday

Storms are likely again Thursday night