Medical City Children’s Hospital Air Ambulance Begins Service to Abilene
Medical City’s air ambulance plane begins flying this week, with a stop in Abilene Wednesday at Abilene Aero, 2850 Airport Boulevard. The public is invited to come out from 1 – 6 p.m. Flight nurses will show the air ambulance to children, and give them toy glider planes. Admiss…
Useful Tips For Yard Sale Season
Yard sales are an Abilene weekend staple pretty much any time of the year, but April through September is clearly the busy season. So here are some tips and inside pointers to making your yard sale experience work for you.
Big Brothers Big Sisters in Abilene Receive Largest Corporate Donation in its 33 Year Hist…
Saturday was a banner day for Big Brothers Big Sisters in Abilene. Thanks to the efforts of Communities of Abilene Federal Credit Union (CoAFCU) and their third annual “Skip-A-Loan Payment” Program, the largest single contribution in the history of BBBS in Abilene was pre…
West Texas Native Tannehill Drafted By Miami Dolphins in NFL Draft First Round
West Texas native and Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill was drafted by the Miami Dolphins 8th overall in the 2012 NFL Draft. He goes down in history as the first Aggie quarterback ever taken in the first round.
Thompson’s Kountry Fried Chicken Closes
Just a day after we shared the news of Big 5 Sporting Goods closing, we pass along the sad news that Thompson’s Kountry Fried Chicken is now closed.
McMurry University World Village Raising Funds For Haiti, India and Abilene
If you drive by the corner of S. 14th and Sayles this week, you most likely have noticed the beautiful, green lawn between the road and McMurry University campus buildings has been populated by camping tents. You may also notice several “panhandlers” on that street corner, who look suspiciously like…
Hostess Debuts New Cookies at Abilene Walmart
You may not notice, but there tends to be a lot of product turnover in the snack food industry. To me, it seems as though every time I get hooked on a product, it disappears from store shelves.
Mom Buys Billboard to Promote Daughter’s Prom Queen Campaign[VIDEO]
If the overly obsessive mothers on the TLC show “Toddlers In Tiaras” make you wonder what is wrong with some parents, here’s a story out of a small town north of Austin that takes the stage mother obsession to a whole new level.
Vans and Chuck Taylor All Stars Are Always In Style
I don’t usually pay close attention to what other guys are wearing, but the other day I noticed my coworker, Chaz, was wearing a classic pair of shoes: checkered Vans. You may remember it as the shoe that Jeff Spicoli (Sean Penn) used to thump himself in the head in the 1982 classic movie “Fast Time…
Miniature Golf Tournament Thursday Night at Play Faire Park
If you’re looking for something different to do in Abilene, I may have something for you. Get your friends or the family signed up for a miniature golf tournament this Thursday evening.
Abilene Zoo Planning Earth Day Celebration this Saturday
The Abilene Zoo will be holding an Earth Day celebration Saturday. In addition to the normal zoo activities(looking at, feeding and petting animals), visitors will be treated to fun and informative activities, aimed at raising awareness of animal conservation efforts.
Abilene Native Ryan Turner Named Police Officer of the Year in Irving
Police officers are heroes. What they do on a daily basis – risking their lives to make us all safer – is all too often taken for granted. I love it when I hear a positive story to share about a police officer who is great at his job. It’s even better when it can be celeb…