Yes, Christmas is upon us once again. It’s one of the greatest times of the year. In most cases we exchange gifts and spend time with family and friends. It can also be a time of nostalgia as we think about Christmas’s Past. Perhaps we are reminded of loved ones who are no longer with…

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Kimberly Truong InStyleOctober 14, 2019 On Saturday, a 28-year-old woman was shot and killed by police in her home in Fort Worth, Texas. According to NBC News, police were called for a welfare check on a residence with a door that was ajar when an officer opened fire on Atatiana Jefferson, killing her while she was…

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By Joe Starkey Emily Hamrick of Anacoco, Louisiana earned herself a free pizza and a case of Bud Light in the barrel racing. She started out really fast but tipped over the first Barrel. She then very carefully and deliberately tipped over the second Barrel and followed this off by carefully laying down the last…

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Dr. Jerry Andrew Taylor, Founding Director of the ACU Carl Spain Center on Race Studies and Spiritual Action It is with great gratitude that I express sincere appreciation to Dr. Carson Reed and the Siburt Institute for inviting me to speak to this gathering today.  Thank you for entrusting such a noble task into my…

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The 2019 Class of the Big Country Hall of Fame included a couple of firsts. First was the induction of Jackie Ramsey Cox, a 1970 graduate of Abilene Cooper High School who was an All-American Skeet Shooter and seven time World Champion.  A second first was Mark Oates, a 1981 graduate of Abilene High School,…

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ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Both Abilene ISD and Wylie ISD are releasing early because of the threat of severe weather around dismissal time.  AISD will release all campuses an hour early, meaning elementary will release at 2:15 and secondary will release at 2:40.  Wylie ISD will also release an hour earlier thannormal.  Buses for both districts…

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(KTAB/KRBC) – A Tornado Watch is in effect for much of the KTAB/KRBC viewing area, including Abilene, until 8 p.m. Monday. A Tornado Watch means that the atmospheric ingredients are in place to create a tornado, but does not necessarily mean that a tornado is on the ground. During a Tornado Watch, you should review your safety plan in case a warning…

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Gladys Abor had seen enough. She had seen several children killed right at her doorstep during drug transactions. The crime-infested, dirty neighborhood where she lived in Abilene was an unfit place to raise a family, and she was determined to change that. So, she contacted people who she knew would have solutions to the problems…

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By Amber Monroe Question: What is your church doing to meet the needs (and coming needs) of autistic children and adults in the community? What accommodations does your church provide for classes and service? What special family activities are being put together as both an opportunity for members to feel acknowledged and enjoy themselves as…

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