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Archive for September 2007

Doggie Splash Day

ABILENE, Texas – Dogs are allowed at the canine friendly Doggie Splash Day, held at Rose Park Pool annually. This year, the 4th annual swim fest for dogs will run from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday, September 1 with a fee of $2 per dog. In addition to taking a dip in the…

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Senator Hutchinson Bus Tour

Senator Hutchinson opened her town meeting by stating “the only way to truly see Texas is on the ground and it is SO AMAZING to see it GREEN, especially in August.” She welcomed her introduction by the Chairman of the Texas Tech board of Regents recognizing the benefits the university provides the Big Country especially…

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Abilene Philharmonic Opening Gala

Kristen Short Bennett returned home to perform for the Philharmonic’s Opening Gala. She performed a wide range of pieces from Mozart and Puccini to modern pieces from Gershwin and “Can’t help Lovin’ that Man” from “Showboat”. She was superbly accompanied on piano by Conductor David Itkin. It should be noted that neither the frequent lightning…

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Faith Works

No, it has nothing to do with sports, but I attended a very inspiring and moving graduation ceremony on Friday, August 24, 2007 for the five summer graduates of the Faith Works of Abilene program under the direction of Mrs. Joyce Dalzell, that was well worth sharing. The five graduates, better known as “I-5”, or…

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“Eatin’ Out” August 2007

This is a new feature for the West Texas Tribune. One of the places to “eat out” in Abilene will be featured. Kind of a hit or miss, it will feature one meal at the expense of the West Texas Tribune without notice to the restaurant. {{more}}This month features breakfast at the Dixie Pig. I…

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Veterans and Saluting the flag

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe today praised the passage by unanimous consent of his bill clarifying U.S. law to allow veterans and service members not in uniform to salute the flag. Current law states that veterans and service members not in uniform should place their hand over their heart without clarifying whether they…

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Abilene Adopts Wild Horses and Burros

August 10th and 11th saw many families and individuals from Abilene and the surrounding areas come to admire and in many cases, pay to adopt wild horses from herds in Wyoming, Arizona and Oklahoma. The Frohn family {{more}} from Hawley had wanted a wild horse for three years since they visited a previous adoption show.…

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Late Night Basketball

The GV Daniels Center featured the late night basketball championship on Thursday August 9th. The league has been playing all summer in the evenings from 6-10 PM. This dream turned reality has given the young men of Abilene a place to be and improve their team skills now for several summers.The last night of competition…

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Farmers Market

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 6 AM to 10 AM down at the Frontier Texas parking lot, local farmers bring in produce for sale to the public. Good prices, fresh produce and they take WIC coupons. I took home some fresh corn, squash, a delicious cantaloupe and two watermelons that my daughter raved over.…

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