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PROTESTERS RALLY TO KEEP AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM ALIVE

Keep the doors open. You can’t put a price on love. That was the predominant theme of the evening, at least the one expressed by the community at the specially-held City Council Meeting at 555 Walnut on March 21 at 5:30 pm. The chief purpose was to discuss whether to keep or cut the “Abilene…

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Ceremony Marked Completion of Texas Avenue

A Ceremony was held on Thursday, April 6 2017 to celebrate the completion of construction on the first completed 2017 Bond project associated with the 2015 bond election. The ceremony was held in front of the Baker Heights Church of Christ at 5382 Texas Ave. Mayor Norm Archibald was on hand for the Ceremony along…

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The Late Roy Helen Ackers or “MIS CHEEVUS” Estate Sale

THE 1400 BLOCK OF RIVER OAKS RD IN SOUTH ABILENE IS SATURATED WITH THE PARKED VEHICLES OF FOLKS THAT FLOCKED TO THE ESTATE SALE OF THE LATE ROY HELEN ACKERS, OR “MIS CHEEVUS” THE CHARACTER SHE ASSUMMED AS A LONG-TIME COLUMNIST FOR THE ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS. [[more]] ACKERS WAS ADORED BY THE MASSES, REMEMBERED FOR HER…

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YOU DIDN’T KNOW IT TIL’ NOW! Our exclusive look back on every mayor the key city’s ever had, including the current big three!

ABILENE’S RACE FOR MAYOR INTENSIFIES AS ELECTION DAY DRAWS CLOSERPlus our exclusive look back on EVERY Mayor Abilene’s EVER had!By: Jack WalkerABILENE- The competition for the Key City’s new city leader is heating up with the election-day only one month away. Local Businessman Robert Briley, City Councilman Anthony Williams and Richard Kennedy, a tenured Abilene…

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Trump Should Form Bipartisan Coalition to Get True Reforms

By Jesse JacksonThe decision of House Republicans to torpedo the American Health Care Act, their own leadership’s plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, is a stunning defeat for President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan. [[more]]It also rescues the 24 million Americans that were projected by the Congressional Budget Office to lose…

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Trail of Tears

Although it’s no simple task and difficult to do, most who are keenly observant of or listen closely to Donald Trump will recognize that he is a fan of President Andrew Jackson. [[more]] If “fan” is over-zealous, it can be said that Jackson is inspirational to his current successor in The Office. After all, Trump…

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