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Archive for March 2015

Aaron Watson Releases The UnderDog

Abilene native Aaron Watson released his 12th Album at Hastings to a party of over 200 fans on Feb 17th. Fans started gathering before 4 pm even though the event didn’t start until 5. He started the release at A&M at midnight and made two other stops before coming home. He explained that marketing made…

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Global Samaritan

Mr. Bill Kitrell, longtime volunteer for Global Samaritan was recognized for his many contributions to Global Samaritan. The award was presented{{more}}by Ms. Ester Kissell, Director of Logistics and Disaster Services. Photo by Floyd Miller

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The 6th Annual Claudie C. Royal Banquet

The 6th Annual Claudie C. Royal Banquet was held on February 15th, 2015 at the Abilene Civic Center. Royal is one of two men, in the City of Abilene, who has a birthday designated in his memory. Claudie devoted his life to the youth, the elderly and the disadvantaged. Reverend Felicia Hopkins was the Keynote…

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An Exception to the Rule

An Exception to the Rule To live above and different to that of the average folk has its inner rewards. But now and then it’s nice for someone else to recognize it. Then sometimes it slips up on you when you least expect it. One night, in a meeting of people disgruntled with the way…

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BBB Alerts Consumers and College Students to Illegal Work-From-Home Scam

BBB Alerts Consumers and College Students to Illegal Work-From-Home ScamBetter Business Bureau is alerting consumers and especially college students about a scam hitting college email accounts. The emails are an off-shoot of the classic “work-from-home” scam.The email students receive include a job offer that states students can work online in the company’s human resources or…

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Rethink the Future

By: Eric Jaron Mallet, Steward of Presidency of Choose Life RecyclingWe are not immune to the fact that we too are in need of a fresh perspective on how to make our economy safer, stronger and more sustainable in West Texas. There have been debates, charts, disagreements as to how we can ensure financial stability…

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Oscars Protest Called Off: Somebody Called Somebody

It seems that somebody didn’t want their big day spoiled because of a protest.Remember that Oscars protest that was planned by LA office of the National Action Network? Well, it didn’t happen. Yes, it was called off says Najee Ali in a statement to EURweb:“Upon the request of SELMA director Ava DuVernay, the Los Angeles…

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Children’s Art & Literacy Festival Coming to Abilene

The colorful website for the Children’s Art & Literacy Festival in Abilene – which drew nearly 3,000 people from all over Texas and beyond last year – is re-designed each year to match the artwork of the illustrator being honored. We have launched the David Shannon themed CALF 2015 website and registration is now open!…

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TEXAS WESTERN SWING SHOWCASE

The Official Music of the State of Texas, Texas Western Swing, will fill the air at the 19th Annual Texas Western Swing Showcase on Sat., March 7, at the Bell County Expo in Belton. The two event Showcase will begin at 12 Noon with a Concert continuing til 5:00 p.m. and a Dance beginning at…

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Zombies Return to Buffalo Gap!

For the fourth year in a row, zombies will invade the town of Buffalo Gap, Texas. Hundreds of participants, from as far away as Midland, Lubbock, and Dallas, descend on the Buffalo Gap Historic Village to test their survival skills against a horde of zombies. Runners race through the scenic Buffalo Gap countryside, protecting their…

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