Top Stories - Big Country

car market

Abilene car dealers expanding, may bring buying opportunities

There's a lot of growth and change going on right now in the Abilene car business, and it may mean a better deal for folks in the market for a new ride.

Relatively mild summer has effects on plants and gardens

It has been anything but normal when you talk about the weather for the past couple months in West Texas.

united supermarket

Brownwood welcomes two United grocery stores

United Supermarkets will be expanding in the Big Country, in the city of Brownwood.

Abilene Regional Medical Center makes energy savings upgrade

Abilene Regional Medical Center joined the ranks of U.S. health care facilities that have taken measures to reduce their energy consumption, ultimately lowering health care costs without sacrificing the quality of patient care.

Morgan Kent

12-year-old Early girl wins national powerlifting title

Morgan Kent, a 12-year-old from the Early, recently took first place in her age group at the national powerlifting tournament in Colorado.

Bee swarms more common during the summer months

A recent bee attack in Coleman and the death of two horses in Callahan County could be attributed to bees swarming in the summer season.

Morgan Kent

Early girl, 12, wins national powerlifting title

Morgan Kent, a 12-year-old girl from Early, recently won first place in her age group in a national powerlifting tournament in Denver.

Chance Dylan Garcia

Comanche man shot by police still in serious condition

Nearly two weeks after being shot by police, a 23-year-old Comanche man remains in serious condition at Scott and White Hospital in Temple.

Robert Zepeda mugshot

Robert Zepeda, 28, of Brownwood, was arrested during January 2014 for allegedly assaulting a woman on the 1900 block of Avenue K. Police received an anonymous call and arrived at the scene, where they saw blood on a bed and bedroom floor. The officers ordered Zepeda and the victim to come out of the bathroom. The victim told them Zepeda, whom she used to date, had forced his way into her home and that he had dragged and beat her when she tried to get help. She said he punched, choked and struck her with a cordless drill multiple times.

Zepeda sentenced to life for assault with a deadly weapon

A day after being found guilty, a 28-year-old Brownwood man was sentenced Thursday to life in prison on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and burglary of a habitation.

ecigs hearing

Abilene City Council votes to ban e-cigarette sales to minors

Abilene City Council voted Thursday morning to prohibit the sale, use, and possession of e-cigarettes to minors.

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Anthony Domol

Anthony Domol: Tracking easing heat in the 7-day

Very warm weather will be around through Wednesday but below normal temperatures appear ready to move into West Texas for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.


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