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Founder of F,A.C.E.S. Ministries To Give HSU Convocation Address

“To everything there is a season and a time for every purpose under heaven.” This text is representative of the life and ministry of our 2006 fall convocation speaker, The Reverend Dr. Kelvin J. Kelley. The founder of F.A.C.E.S. Ministries, a nonprofit {{more}} ministry which stands for First A Chance Eventually Success; the ministry was…

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“One of Three Children in San Angelo and Abilene have one or both parents in prison or jail. Statistics show that 70% of children with an incarcerated parent are likely to follow in their parents’ footsteps into incarceration.” These cold words introduced the Big Brothers Big Sisters luncheon {{more}} to the Amachi program designed to…

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Back to School Haircuts

Youngsters in Abilene got free haircuts from local barbers at two local organizations. The YMCA and barbers from South West Barber Shop and Maria’s Super Cuts offered ##:Read More ## their services on Monday 7 August. Then the Boys and Girls Club with barbers from Wilkerson’s Barbershop, Old School Barbershop, Fresh Cuts and Freckles Barbershop…

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Mr. Billy King – Office Corier Service

There are times when you have an idea and develop it into a business. There are other times that someone else makes a decision that opens an opportunity for you. Mr. Billy King had a mail processing business here in Abilene that was doing well. However, {{more}} in 1990 the telephone company listed his mail…

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Grace Children’s Musem renovation begins

Abilene, TX – Excitement is building at The Grace Museum as they prepare for the renovation of their popular Children’s Museum. Renovation begins on the Children’s Museum September 5, and the area will remain closed for six weeks while {{more}} contractors and staff give the museum its first major facelift since 1992. In some respects,…

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Shayla Monique Penns, 21, died Saturday, August 19, 2006, at a Dallas hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at King Soloman Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, directed by {{more}} Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral…

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“Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints. Psalms 116:15 I am sad to inform the Holiday Hills Church family and the Greater Abilene Community that Hughie Newman had gone to be with God. Brother Newman went to be with God at 3:00 AM Sunday night.We do not know why…

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“Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints. Psalms 116:15 I am sad to inform the Holiday Hills Church family and the Greater Abilene Community that Sister Martha Wolf had gone to be with God. Sister Wolf was visiting her daughter outside of Tyler, Texas. We do not know at…

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LULAC Civil Rights Meeting

The meeting was scheduled from 6 PM to 8 PM. A sparse crowd was gathered at the fellowship hall of St. Vincent’s at 6 but by the time Dr. Leroy Gillman arrived about 6:30, most of the chairs were filled. The President of LULAC announced that the meeting would be an open forum. At this…

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