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STAAR testing across the Big Country

Abilene ISD snow days a small setback for STAAR test preparations

The annual STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) test is quickly approaching for local schools.

2 vehicle on FM 18 at H

Two-car Callahan County crash sends 1 to hospital

An accident at the intersection of Hwy 603 and FM 18 in Callahan County sent one person to a Big Country hospital.

GALLERY: One hurt in Callahan County crash (7 photos)

An accident at the intersection of Hwy 603 and FM 18 in Callahan County sent one person to a Big Country hospital. The accident happened just after 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Callahan County Sheriff said contrary to initial scanner reports, neither car caught on fire after the accident. The driver of the car was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the truck was not injured.

Photos by Jesse Smith/KTXS News

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Meek Blood Center - Abilene

Winter weather creates dangerously low level for Abilene blood supply

Weather forced the closing of Meek Blood Center, causing a drought in its supply of blood.

Fatal crash

Unidentified motorcyclist killed in I-20 crash near Cisco

A motorcyclist died as a result of a crash about 9:50 p.m. Sunday on I-20, about one mile west of Cisco.

Evacuation lifted after incident at Snyder gas plant

The evacuation of about two dozen homes near the Snyder Kinder Morgan gas plant has been lifted.

Ex-Brownwood ISD superintendent seeks outside employment

Brownwood ISD board members say they have been asked by ex-Superintendent Reece Blincoe to consider approval of outside employment.

Dyess Spouse's Club holds annual auction Sunday to support military dependents

Dyess Spouse’s Club brought military families together Sunday for the organizations annual auction.

Abilene teen raises money for Wounded Warrior Project for 16th birthday

A special birthday party was held at D1 in Abilene Sunday.

dittos consignment

Winter weather does not stop 'Dittos for Kiddos' at Taylor County Expo Center

Snow or not-Ditto’s for Kiddo’s was in full swing this weekend.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Tracking wintry weather again Wednesday

Tracking arctic air moving back in Wednesday morning

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