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City Bike Race Stopped By Lightning

The 14th Annual “Bike N Steam” race was called off just before start time due to large amounts of lightning and some flooded crossings on the route. Over 100 of the {{more}}140 pre-registered riders had already picked up their race packets and many still wanted to race but the danger was too great. Ricky Kyker…

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City Plan Special Election For Council Place 4

ABILENE, Texas – Place 4 City Council member John Hill turned in his resignation from the City Council today, March 9, to City Secretary Jo Moore. He indicated {{more}}in his resignation letter that he would “continue to serve in this post until a replacement for this office has been elected.”The timing of Hill’s resignation allows…

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John G. Walker Retires

John G. Walker was honored with a retirement dinner at the Beehive Restaurant in Albany, Texas. Mr. Walker taught {{more}}for the Windham School District at the French Robertson Unit for ten years. He enjoyed another seventeen years as a coach and educator in the Panhandle and the Big Country. He retires with a total of…

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Professors Conduct Study OF Black Farners Injustice

This past fall, Waymon Hinson, professor in the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy at Abilene Christian University, went on sabbatical leave to conduct a special study about racial injustice in the United States, specifically in the lives of black farmers in the southern region of the United States.Hinson was introduced to the Black Farmers…

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Second Annual Diabetes Educational Forum

The Abilene Area Lions Clubs are presently in the process of preparing for the Second Annual Diabetes Educational Forum. It is co sponsored by {{more}} the Hendrick Health System and the Lions Club International. It will be held on March 25, 2006 at Hendrick Medical Center. While everyone is welcome to attend, they especially urging…

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Professors Conduct Study Of Black Farmers Injustice

This past fall, Waymon Hinson, professor in the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy at Abilene Christian University, went on sabbatical leave to conduct a special study about racial injustice in the United States, specifically in the lives of black farmers in the southern region of the United States.Hinson was introduced to the Black Farmers…

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