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Labor day weekend boating rules, regulations and tips

Labor day weekend is winding down and Game Warden Roy Johnson thinks Sunday will be the busiest day out on the water.  Boating can be fun and it should be but safety should still be a top priority.

Big Country Trail Riders hold 5th annual Labor Day wagon ride

The Big Country Trail Riders ended their 5th annual Labor Day weekend wagon ride on Sunday in Abilene. They ride all throughout the Big Country in order to raise money for local churches and to help anyone who needs it.

Buffalo Gap holds 33rd annual Chili Super Bowl

The 33rd annual Buffalo Gap Chili Super Bowl officially kicked off on Saturday.

2 Tye women arrested after allegedly stealing DVD's

The Abilene Police Department arrested two women Saturday after allegedly stealing $876.52 worth of DVD's from a local store in the 4000 block of Southwest Dr.

Roby placed under boil water notice

The city of Roby has been placed under a boil water notice after a monthly water sample tested positive for E-Coli bacteria Saturday.

Bangs police chief resigns after alleged misconduct

Bangs Chief of Police Troy Grusendorf resigned just hours before a meeting was scheduled on Thursday to discuss his future working for the city.

Bangs police chief resigns after alleged misconduct

Bangs Police Chief Troy Grusendorf announced his resignation Thursday afternoon, pending an investigation into alleged misconduct.

Rain - traffic

Rainfall totals for Abilene, the Big Country

A pattern of showers and heavier thundershowers rolled through West Texas Thursday evening into Friday morning depositing much needed rainfall for many areas.

Diesel thefts increase in Brown County

More than $1,500 worth of equipment was stolen Thursday from Brown County Precinct 2 barn after the lock was broken.

Minor drug bust in Brownwood leads to one arrest

A small drug bust took place in south Brownwood on Wednesday afternoon.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: More heat ahead

Showers are unlikely for our area through Friday