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Archive for May 2006

Head Start Celebration Day

The Region 14 Head Start and Early Head Start Program celebrated the end of the school year with a day at the Abilene Zoo and a party at the Festival Gardens across from the Zoo. They also held early registration for next year’s program for families from the {{more}} area from Stevens County to Mitchell…

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Spot Light on Teachers

Family, friends and students gathered May 8, 2006 while Abilene honored 44 teachers for unwavering dedications and commitment to the students of Abilene. {{more}} The ceremony featured both a video clip showing the teachers at work in the classroom and a personal recognition as each was called to the stage to receive a plaque honoring…

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Walk for Invisible Children

8:30 PM and the sun was mostly gone as green shirted posse members were on the lookout for straggler students from local colleges and high schools who had stopped what they were doing at 7 PM, gathered enough belongings to stay the night and started walking towards the safety of the parking lot {{more}} of…

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Western Heritage Classic

Most of what goes on in this three day celebration of the working ranch hand is for adults. Kids can watch but the adults show and buy horses, hold a ##: Read More ## Western Art Show and compete at adult ranch work events. But when it comes to the Stick Horse Rodeo, the kids…

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Wylie Students Overnight at the Zoo

Approximately 15 Wylie Middle School students got to spend the night locked in the zoo. The purpose of the lock in was to see the behind the scenes activities at the zoo. They also got to prepare bars of pumpkin, oats and honey to feed both the monkeys and the bears. They went into the…

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West Texas Tribune Celebrates A Birthday

This edition of the paper represents our first anniversary. The first edition was published May 8, 2005. Today I would like to highlight the stories of that first issue by using a few quotes.Abilene Citizens Express Concerns by Joe Starkey. This story involved a Town Hall Meeting called by Councilman Anthony Williams, NAACP President Petty…

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Kiwanis Pancake Day

The Kiwanis Clubs of Abilene gathered with the Boy Scouts, 4-H and Boys and Girls Club members to feed Abilene pancakes and sausages till every body who attended at the Civic Center had their fill. 14 year old Hailey Dods is one of the most dedicated of the volunteers. This is her third straight year…

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Tell Mother ‘Thank You’ Before It’s Too Late

Tell Mother “Thank You” Before It’s Too LateAnonymousIn my mind, Mother is always 50 –healthy, cheerful and supportive. She was never too busy to listen. No matter how muddled things were, she always came up with a logical solution that made sense to everyone.Now when I see my mother, slightly stooped attempting the challenge of…

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Stroke Identification

During a BBQ, a friend stumbled and took a little fall – she assuredeveryone that she was fine and justtripped over a brick because of her new shoes. They got her cleaned up andgot her a new plate of food – while she appeared a bit shaken up, Ingridwent about enjoying herself the rest of…

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Old School Gospel Concert

Most of Abilene missed a wonderful concert Sunday afternoon. It doesn’t matter if you like rock or country, blues or jazz – You should have come to hear two old school gospel groups deliver the full load. For those that don’t understand what is meant by the full load – A cowboy came off the…

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