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Ex-Clyde youth softball coach faces indecency with child charge

A 45-year-old Clyde man – who at one time was a youth softball coach and umpire – was recently arrested for indecency with a child.

Dog recovers after Brownwood man attacks pet with knife, hammer

A Brownwood man’s attempt to put his pit bull "out of its misery" ended with the dog being rushed to a veterinarian and the man to the hospital for an undisclosed reason.


Abilene City Council takes steps on Possum Kingdom pipeline

The Abilene City Council on Thursday took its first steps toward bringing in water from Possum Kingdom.

Annular Eclipse Gallery - Solar Eclipse

What is the different between a total eclipse and an annular eclipse?

Unlike a total solar eclipse, where the moon entirely blocks the sun's light from Earth, an annular eclipse only partially obscures the sun.

Partial solar eclipse visible in the Big Country Thursday

A partial solar eclipse will be visible in our region Thursday afternoon.  For Abilene:  the eclipse begins at 4:44 p.m.

Brownwood school fundraising for 3rd grader's open heart surgery

Josh Diaz looks like a normal 3rd grader on the outside, but on the inside he was born with something that changed his life forever.

Social Security beneficiaries to see small increase in check next year

It's not a drastic change, but based on the cost of living adjustment, about 64 million people will see a 1.7 percent increase in their Social Security checks next year.

Brownwood 3rd grader in need of heart surgery

Josh Diaz is a very active 3rd grader in Brownwood and at first glance you wouldn't know that he was born with a heart condition.

Pecan Bayou added to Texas Parks & Wildlife Paddling Trails of Texas

Four miles of the Pecan Bayou will be added to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Paddling Trails of Texas.

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Trial begins for Early man accused of assaulting wife before she shot him

The trial of a 45-year-old Early man accused of assaulting his wife before she shot him is beginning today.

4 miles of canoe, kayak trails touted in Brownwood

Four miles of paddling trails in Pecan Bayou at Fabis Primitive Park have been added to the list of Texas paddling trails for canoes and kayaks.

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Hayden Nix: Tracking some relief to the unusual warm weather

Upper 80s stick around for another day or so but cooler weather is on the way starting Tuesday.