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Grace Board of Trustees selects new Executive Director

Abilene, TX – The Grace Museum Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the selection of the Museum’s new Executive Director. ## M: Read More ## Francine Carraro, Ph.D., was selected after a nationwide search. Carraro comes to The Grace from her previous position as Executive Director of the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor, Maine.…

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Alliance Dreams Big

Abilene, TX- For five years, Alliance for Women & Children has been giving women in the community an opportunity to hear from successful speakers who are inspirational, motivational, and have remembered to follow their dreams. {{more}} These speakers encourage them to remember their dreams through their “Empowering Women with Tools to Dream” luncheon. This year,…

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McMurry University Cheerleaders to host clinic Oct. 11

ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University Cheerleaders will host the “Proud To Be An American….Cheerleader!” clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 11, in conjunction with McMurry University’s Military Appreciation Day. The clinic for children age 4-12 will be held in the Hunt Physical Education Center. {{more}} The clinic participants will be performing with…

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McMurry to host a free Tailgate Party

McMurry University hosts free Tailgate Party for area high school students and their families on Oct. 11 ABILENE, Texas – How about some free food and college football! McMurry University will host a free tailgate party and free admission to the McMurry football game against Howard Payne University on Saturday, Oct. 11, for area high…

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World Music Comes to After-School Care Program

Abilene, TX: Alliance After-School Care has been given the privilege to offer Putumayo World Music as an Enrichment Program. {{more}} Putumayo will meet at 14 after-school care sites twice monthly. Funded by the Future Fund Grant Committee of the Community Foundation of Abilene, the program will introduce students to music from all over the world,…

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TxDOT encourages open dialogue on regional transportation needs

The first of three statewide meetings is being held in Abilene on Wednesday, October 8, in the City Council Chambers, 2nd floor of City Hall, 555 Walnut Street . {{more}} Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for registration with the meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. TxDOT and local transportation representatives will be on hand to…

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Election History at your Library

It’s election time and your Abilene Public Library wants to get you in the mood to vote next month. {{more}} So, Librarian Dennis Miller is bringing his collection of political pins and campaign memorabilia to the Main Library for a month-long display during October. Dennis will be talking about his wide-ranging collection on October 9,…

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72nd Texas State Conference

72nd Texas State Conference of NAACP to be held in San Antonio The annual state convention of the Texas State Conference of NAACP Branches will be in San Antonio this year, officials announced Friday. ## M: Read More ## The convention — in its 72nd year — will be held Oct. 9 through Oct. 11…

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Abilene Eagles different team same goals

The Abilene High Eagles football team is off to a great start this season. As of September 25th, they are undefeated in pre-district play, including a tough fought battle to the end with the Abilene Cooper Cougars. {{more}} That game was one of the four games played so far by the Eagles, resulting in their…

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Texas Big Game Awards

The Texas Big Game Awards program is to make known to all citizens of the State of Texas the important role ethical hunting and habitat management plays in the lives of our young people and to the ecosystem over which we must be responsible stewards. {{more}} The annual dinner and silent auction gives recognition to…

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