Training your dog is part of being a responsible dog owner. Not only does your dog’s ability to respond to simple commands make him a more enjoyable pet to be around, but the process of training your dog is a natural bonding experience between you and your canine friend.Every well-mannered dog should know at least…

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Thoroughgood, later changed to Thurgood, Marshall spent the first third of his life exploring the Eastern Shore of Maryland. His family moved to New York’s Harlem when he was two years old but returned to Baltimore’s Druid Hill Avenue four years later. In high school, he traveled to Delaware with the debating team, and as…

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Your one stop shop for the lowdown on hair, makeup, and everything fabulous! Hair Loss. It doesn’t have to be YOUR loss! By: Hairstylist and Certified Classic Artist for Alterna Hair Care, Amber Monroe www.myspace.com/hair817How many of us have ever experienced this scenario: You’re in the shower, washing away with your favorite shampoo. And just…

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I remember growing up in Hallettsville, Texas and going to Juneteenth celebrations. On many occasions Professor Mayo, for whom the Stevens Mayo High School was named after, was the keynote speaker. Stevens Mayo High School was an all black school and our Juneteenth celebrations in those days were all black and for the most part…

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It will mean that Editor Floyd Miller is 3 days past his last birthday. It will mean that my collie who would face down a grizzly bear to keep it out of her yard will have spent the last three or four days shaking in my closet from the noise of fireworks. It will be…

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Champions Church has taken on the task to restore the Mansion on Buffalo Gap that adjoins their church. They believe they can convert it to a place of learning and faith.{{more}}Several hundred people came thru the open house on the weekend of 20 June. There were some who could only see the ruin that time…

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One of Abilene’s own, Rodney Earl Williams, attained the rank of Sergeant Major in the United States Army. He graduated from the Sergeant’s Major Academy at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas on May 21.{{more}}Rodney Williams joined the Army in January of 1989 and for the past 20 years has worked in Public Affairs. Rodney…

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Heavenly Care Funeral Service held its grand opening June 13th and 14th. The Green Coats, a special group of ambassadors from the Abilene Black Chamber of Commerce, were on hand to help them celebrate.{{more}}The owner is Mr. Elliot Kirk a graduate of Prairie View A&M University and Mortuary School. Kirk comes from a family that…

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