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Memorial Day 2008

Babies in strollers, elderly men and women in walkers and wheelchairs, men in uniforms from 30 to 65 years old and many more citizens of Abilene came to Elmwood Cemetery to honor those who fell in defense of our freedom and remember those that served and didn’t come home. Some stood, some brought their own…

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Eight members inducted into Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame

The Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame held it’s 2008 Induction Ceremony on April 28th at the Civic Center. Eight new members were inducted, two of them posthumously. Those members are Richard “Moose” Stovall , Rufus King , W.T. Stapler, Johnny “Ham” Jones, Bill Gilbreth, James Welch, Michi Atkins, and Scotty Pugh. Mr. Stovall joined…

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Friends of the Abilene Public Library Book Sale

It’s time once again for the Friends of the Abilene Public Library Book sale at the Abilene Civic Center, June 12-15. Monies raised benefit projects and programs of the Abilene Public Library, including the new Mockingbird Branch Library. This sale will contain thousands of books, video and cassette tapes, CDs, records and other unique items.…

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Library welcomes Dino Bob back to the neighborhood

Abilene Public Library is happy to welcome our big green friend, Dino Bob, as he returns to his perch above downtown Abilene. All downtown will be welcoming him home during ArtWalk on June 12th beginning at 5:30 p.m. As part of the celebration, {{more}} Children’s Librarian Marie Noe and her talented staff will be face…

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Holy Temple announces Gospel Extravaganza in Sweetwater

Holy Temple of Christ Church is so excited to announce our first Community Gospel Extravaganza At the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium 400 Locust Sweetwater, Texas 79556Saturday,the fourteenth of June two thousand and eightat seven o’clock in the evening We will feature Live Gospel Music with Unction of Lubbock, TexasCome and enjoy yourself and Receive your Spiritual…

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Juneteenth I-CAN Health Fair

We are reaching out to the professional medical community to come and be a part of the JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION in Stevenson Park. We need your help to reach hundreds of medically un-served and underserved African Americans. We have tried for many years to get this portion of the population to attend the health fairs in…

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“A Walk in the Park Workout!”

Come walk around the park with a fun, fitness twist!Improve flexibility, increase strength, lose weight, slim those hard to lose places, and most of all… HAVE FUN! For Details call or ask Brandon Osborne at Genesis Athletics @ -518-8984

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June Is Myasthenia Gravis Month.

June is Myasthenia Gravis month, and once again I ask the people of Abilene to show their support of this rare and potentially fatal disease. Mayor Norm Archibald will issue a proclamation during the June 12 regular city council meeting at 8:30 a.m. in city council chambers, recognizing June as Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month please…

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Eagles offense wins Spring Game

The Abilene High Eagles held their Offensive-Defensive Spring Game on Friday, May 23rd, at Shotwell Stadium. The offense, with the help of two long touchdown passes in the third period, outscored the defense 31-14. The game was close before that, considering the defense was missing key players like Chris Williams and Justin Carroll. One of…

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