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Driver trapped in vehicle after crash in Abilene’s Lytle Area

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A driver was trapped in their vehicle Tuesday evening, after colliding with another driver near Abilene’s Lytle Creek. KTAB/KRBC confirmed that two vehicles were involved in the crash at the intersection of Oldham Lane and East South 11th Street. Both drivers were taken to a nearby hospital to assess injuries. One […]
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Abilene High School vandalized by ‘several AHS seniors’, no arrests made

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Several Abilene High School seniors are accused of vandalizing the school after hours. Abilene ISD officials told KTAB and KRBC that the school was damaged last week during, “an unapproved activity involving several AHS Seniors.” The officials say these seniors were given ‘appropriate consequences’ but didn’t elaborate on those consequences, as […]

Sunday Fun Day: Coffee Filter Butterflies

Join South Branch Library staff in the mall's courtyard for some family fun crafting fun in this come & go series. Your weekend just got better! Join the South Branch Library as we host Sunday, Fun Day in the Mall of Abilene on the fourth Sundays for each month. Located at the Women’s Dillard’s Courtyard, each hour-long session will feature a different activity such as crafts, experiments, storytimes, or guest visitors. At this session, we’ll provide you with the materials needed for you to create your own colorful butterflies using coffee filters and a little science. Don’t miss out on this fun, free, come-and-go event, and we’ll see y’all at the Mall!

Healing horses: Abilene program providing mental health therapy

ABILENE, Texas — The pandemic has put a lot of people's mental health to the test, and now there's a new place in Abilene that can help with that. It's called Aspiring Champions, and the therapists walk on four legs. Odie is one of the horses that helped save...
Restaurant Review

Top 5 Most Popular Fried Chicken Restaurants in Abilene, Texas

This list is based on prior customer reviews. There are two locations of the extremely famous KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken). This is definitely a more common spot but not to be overlooked when it comes to popularity.

Becoming students of quail

It’s like the Bobwhite Brigades, an intensive 5-day quail and leadership camp for younger students — except this is for adults. At the QuailMasters class, brought back after a hiatus since 2018, about 40 participants came in from five states and Mexico to learn about quail and quail habitat management.

Raging Mesquite Heat Wildfire Delays Abilene Zoo's 'Zoolute'

ABILENE Abilene Zoo officials Thursday announced that the Abilene Zoo would postpone its 'Zoolute' event due to the wildfire currently raging through the Big Country. Yesterday, it was reported that the Abilene Zoo would host the "Zoolute" event to honor fallen military and first responders. Today, that event will be postponed due to the Mesquite Heat wildfire. In a statement, the Abilene Zoo said: “We will be rescheduling the Zooloute event, scheduled for May 21st, for a later date. This will allow our first responders and  members of our military community to focus on Mesquite Heat…

Abilene Animal Shelter in urgent need of foster families

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – The Abilene Animal Shelter issued an alert Tuesday, stating its urgent need for additional foster homes. According to a release from the Abilene Animal Shelter, it is in need of temporary foster homes for 36 dogs who are set to be flown to their forever families at the end of the […]

Adventure Awaits at the Ruins of an Abandoned Zoo in Cisco, Texas

WARNING: Under no circumstances should you enter this property. By doing so you risk bodily harm and/or prosecution for trespassing on private property. We are already thinking about some springtime or summertime activities or road trips. One such road trip could take you almost to Abilene in the western part of Texas in the little town of Cisco. This town was once home to a small zoo with what was home to the world's largest man made pool at the time. It has long been abandoned but locals have taken to the area to clean it up and turn it into a walking trail for all the see.

UPDATE: Abilene Zoo’s “Zoolute” Canceled Due to Wildfires

The Abilene Zoo's Public Relations Director, Clayton Carabajal has just canceled "Zoolute" due to Dyess personnel, firefighters and others needed to combat the wildfires west of Abilene. We will keep you updated and alert you to the new Zoolute date in the near future. Keep our Big Country first responders in your prayers.