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Blotter: Abilene police arrest man trying to swim in grassy area

When police arrived in the 3000 block of West Lake Road Friday morning, they reported that the 35-year-old man tried to hide in a vehicle that was not his. Police reported the man did not exhibit normal mental capacities, possibly due to being under the influence of methamphetamine.

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2018-07-16 17:24:00

Abilene man indicted for posting explicit pictures

ABILENE, TX — Nicholas Morales is facing two charges of unlawful disclosure or promotion of intimate visual material.Court documents show that Morales allegedly posted pictures of his ex-girlfriend's breasts without her consent.This happened in September 2017.Morales allegedly denied the allegations

FOX15ABILENE.COM - 2018-07-16 21:21:00

100s degree temperatures are back for Abilene

While nighttime temperatures are expected to be generally in the relatively cool upper 70s, days will be sweltering throughout the week, with high temperatures of more than 100 each day.

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2018-07-17 00:30:00

Abilene Dixie quiets McAllister Park, reaches West State Little League 9-11 title game

Dixie, 9-0 in all-star tournament play, will play for the Texas West State title at 9 a.m. Thursday against either Midland Northern or McAllister Park.

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2018-07-16 06:18:00

Documents: Fired Merkel police chief accused of 'mishandling physical evidence'

Documents obtained by KTAB and KRBC through an Open Records Request confirm Chief Chris Ortiz was placed on administrative leave without pay on July 3, pending results of the investigation, led by the Texas Rangers.

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-07-16 19:33:01

Things to do in and around Abilene

MONDAY, JULY 16Movie at the libraryA free showing of "Toy Story 2," rated G, will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Abilene Public Library, 202 Cedar St. A craft activity will be available.Others ...

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2018-07-16 13:27:00

Abilene gas prices see little change, statewide average drops

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB) -The average price of gasoline in Abilene remained unchanged over the previous month, according to gasbuddy.com

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-07-17 02:10:48

ACU lures away Murray State athletic director Ward after 13 years with Racer program

Allen Ward had a good, comfortable job as Murray State’s athletic director, and he had done well enough that the school had even given him a contract extension in June after 13 years with the Racer program.

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2018-07-17 01:37:00

Southern rockers .38 Special, country singer Byrd scheduled for Abilene concerts

Premium reserved seats are $49.99, with only 500 available. General admission tickets are $19.99, with general admission tickets for ages 12 and under priced at $9.99.

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2018-07-16 13:19:00

Civilian contractor dies at Dyess Air Force Base, according to press release

Citing the United States Department of Defense's policies, the name of the individual who died is being withheld until 24 hours after next-of-kin is notified, according to the press release.

KTXS.COM - 2018-07-16 17:26:33

Historic Abilene Mexican-American neighborhood reunites generations of families

ABILENE, Texas (KRBC)-Named after the outrageously large mosquitos that thrive in the creek behind Reyes-Flores park, El Barrio Sancudo has been the home for generations of Mexican-American families.

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-07-15 13:00:26

Construction expected to begin Monday for new Law Enforcement Center

ABILENE, Texas —Construction at the old Kmart is expected to begin on Monday for the new Law Enforcement Center.In less than a year, the Abilene Police Department should be moved into their new building.On Thursday, Abilene City Council executed a contract with Collier Construction for $18.9 million

KTXS.COM - 2018-07-15 17:47:26

Abilene Wide Open: Splashing in the dog days of summer

With new splash pads being built in the city, it’s not hard to imagine having one for dogs, too.

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2018-07-16 17:50:00

Program to help panhandlers find work, beautify city

“They’ll also be partnered with other organizations such as Hope Haven, Goodwill. Goodwill is sort of the umbrella organization work again is under,” Regan said.

FOX15ABILENE.COM - 2018-07-16 23:19:41

Get groovy at Garageband Woodstock, this week in Abilene

This year's line-up features The Chevelle 5, The Fabulous Furies, Soul Free Revival, KT & the Blues Scientists, Full House, The Continentals and Knight Reign.

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2018-07-15 23:00:00

Abilene police investigating hit and run accident involving two motorcycles

ABILENE, Texas —Abilene police are investigating a hit and run involving two motorcyclists.Around 1 a.m. Saturday, two motorcyclists were hit on Danville Drive between Buffalo Gap and Southwest Drive near the Ugly Lime Tequila Bar.Police told KTXS that two cars then crashed while trying to avoid the


Allen Ward introduced as new ACU Athletic Director

Allen Ward, who led the athletics program at Murray State University the past 13 years, has agreed to become the ninth director of athletics at Abilene Christian University, ACU president Dr. Phil Schubert announced at a Monday afternoon press conference.

KTXS.COM - 2018-07-16 15:23:55

Video: Abilene thief forgets where he parked getaway vehicle

Video released on the Abilene Police Department Facebook page shows the suspect enter a local store, steal a power tool kit, then flee.


Man sentenced to 70 years in prison for Abilene mother's murder

Jennifer Herod, a second suspect who was also dating Bennett, is facing a Tampering with Evidence charge for allegedly helping Bennett dispose of the body. She has yet to face trial.


Two Abilene stores celebrating grand openings this weekend

Petco, 3542 S. Clack St., in the Shops at Abilene Village, on Saturday and Sunday.Torrid, Mall of Abilene, at 10 a.m. Saturday.