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The meaning of Success may be best written in Crayon

As a former Student of Cisco Jr. College, I walked into what is now Kingdom Builders International Ministries and was blown away. Occupying the eastern end of the building is Sonny Dayz Success Academy, “We’re not your traditional Daycare” stated co-founder Dr. Kalyana Bethel better known as “Dr. B”. The entire facility is very clean…

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The Woodson and Locust Early Childhood Centers will be accepting applications for enrollment in the Head Start and Pre- kindergartner Program on August 11 and 12, 2009 at Abilene Civic Center from 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM. {{more}}The registration will be accepted in the following order:August 11, 2009……. 4-year-olds onlyAugust 12, 2009……. 3 & 4-year-oldsMilitary…

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City Manager to Support Stan Standridge as Police Chief

ABILENE, Texas – During City Council meeting in July, City Manager Larry Gilley supported to the City Council that Assistant Police Chief Stan Standridge should serve as the next police chief of the Abilene Police Department. {{more}} Melvin Martin, who served the City of Abilene for more than 40 years and the last 15 years…

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The Power of Money and the Internet

There are niches in every industry, from dating to weight loss to financial information. . Everyone wants information about how to lose twenty pounds, make a million dollars or find the love of their life. They need to know how to do one or all of those things and they are often willing to pay…

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Make It Live After Five

No matter if you’re looking to network, socialize, or simply hang out with other Abilenians, “Make It Live After Five” just may be the event for you. Recently, West Texas Tribune was fortunate to be invited to the Beehive to witness great work in progress.{{more}}“Make it Live After Five” may have originated as a small…

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2nd Annual Senior Citizens Prom, ‘Blast form the Past’

{{more}}Truly a blast from the past. Thanks teens for caring about your Seniors. Photo by Sienna Miller The prom was at the G.V. Daniels center on July 17 and music was provided by a disc jockey.Everybody had fun at the Prom. It was fun and also everone had an opportunity to think about years gone…

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Forrest Richards offers old fashion service

If you are a regular reader of the West Texas Tribune you know we are always looking for the positive story. I actually discovered this story about six months ago and I’ve had the opportunity to experience it over and over.This is a simple story it’s a story about good service from Forrest Richards and…

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Location: Health District Facility, 850 North 6th StreetSchool Immunizations are given on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on the 1st Tuesday of each month. **Additional Back To School Immunization Clinics will be held on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 and Wednesday, August 19, 2009 from…

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The fattening of Fido Obesity is a major problem for pet dogs

As owners go, so go their pets – or so it seems. Major studies over the past 20 years have highlighted the fattening of America and resulted in Presidential attention on prevention of obesity through public school gym programs and appointment of athlete-celebrities to make the point. It hasn’t had much influence on people, and…

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