Friday May 17
WFLA-TV adds another meteorologist to Storm Team crew
Just four days after WFLA-TV announced the addition of meteorologist Bryan Bennett, the WFLA-TV Storm Team is expanding again.
Wed May 15, 2013
Abilene now under severe thunderstorm watch until midnight
As a storm system builds to the northwest, the National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until midnight for Abilene.
Tue May 14, 2013
Eric J. Shelton/Reporter-News City of Abilene street service crews work on a reconstruction project Monday on Sherry Lane.
Mon May 13, 2013
Contract OK'd for roadwork, contracts approved for coming school year
Trustees of the Wylie Independent School District voted Monday to award a contract of $125,000 to Epic Construction of Abilene for improvements to Waldrop Road near the campus of Wylie Elementary School.
Campaigning is harder on candidates' family and work the second time around
The two remaining candidates for Place 6 on the Abilene City Council are preparing to hit the campaign trail again.
Donna Berny and Paul Ritter
Donna Marie Berny, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Berny of Abilene, and Paul Matthew Ritter, son of Mr.
Neeca Moody and Haven Martin
Gene and Becky Moody of Abilene are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Neeca Moody, to Haven Martin, son of Richard and Julie Smith of Sterling City.
Stamford's Swenson Ranch wins consecutive ranch rodeo title
Swenson Land and Cattle Co. joined the lineup in the Western Heritage Classic Ranch Rodeo in 2010 as a replacement for the 6666 Ranches.
Trish Dressen: Save money with these free Abilene events
Grab your brown-bag lunch and find the answer to the following: How do contemporary artists address contradiction, ambiguity and truth through art? The Center for Contemporary Arts will provide the answer from noon to 1 p.m. today during its Mid-Month Movie Matinee, "Art in the 21st Century: Paradox." The documentary features artists including Mark ... (more)
Sun May 12, 2013
Tennessee man reunited with class ring lost near Sweetwater 31 years ago
It was 1982, he was 33, and he was participating in what's considered the world's largest rattlesnake roundup, held annually in Sweetwater, Texas.
Church bests Conley for Wylie Board Place 1
I really want to say thank you to everyone who supported me. They got behind me because of who I am and what I stand for, and now I just want to get out there and do a great job for everyone." Mall of Abilene general manager Alice Church bested Dyess Air Force Sgt.
Sat May 11, 2013
20 over 50 honorees a snapshot of everyday Abilene
Some have long-standing businesses, and others have excelled in their chosen professions.
Fri May 10, 2013
Day in Pictures, May 10, 2013
'Turn right in 20 yards ... Recalculating ...' Abu Dhabi Racing driver Mohammed al-Sahlawi and co-driver Allan Harryman veer off a cliff during the first stage of the Jordan Rally in Sweimeh near the Dead Sea.
Providence Classical Academy preps for first graduation ceremony
May 31: 7 p.m. Wylie High graduation, ACU's Moody Coliseum; 7 p.m. Premier High School graduation, Southern Hills Church of Christ on Buffalo Gap Road June 1: 10 a.m. Abilene High, 2 p.m. Cooper High and 6 p.m. Academy of Technology, Engineering, Math & Science graduations, Taylor County Coliseum Providence Classical Academy - which has grown ... (more)
Around Town 5/10/2013
Today is recognized nationally as Child Care Provider Appreciation Day, a special day to recognize child care providers, teachers, school-age program staff, child care center directors and staff, and all those who work with children and are responsible for their education and care.
Hours of debate at Abilene City Council meeting brings middle ground for residential development
Joy Lewis/Reporter-News City Manager Larry Gilley, left, and City Council member Shane Price listen to during a public hearing Thursday.
Thu May 09, 2013
Abilene council OKs voluntary annexation and zone change on Industrial Boulevard
The Abilene City Council unanimously approved Thursday the final reading of the voluntary annexation of 56 acres adjacent to Beltway South Baptist Church.
No raining on the parade in Abilene for Western Heritage Classic
Thomas Metthe/Reporter-News Robert Jordan and his wife, Carolyn, dance on the star embedded in North First and Cypress streets after the Western Heritage Classic parade on Thursday.$RETURN$$RETURN$ Thomas Metthe/Reporter-News Robert Jordan and his wife, Carolyn, dance on the star embedded in North First and Cypress streets after the Western ... (more)
Despite warnings, no tornadoes in the Big Country
No tornado touched ground in the Big Country, but the National Weather Service in San Angelo issued several tornado warnings for the area Thursday afternoon.
Microchipping for pets in Abilene this Saturday
Dog and cat owners can bring their pets Saturday to get microchips and a chance to support a great cause.