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COMING SOON: Cork & Pig Tavern opens newest brick-&-mortar at Abilene’s Allen Ridge

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Abilene is soon to be home to Cork & Pig Tavern’s newest location. The new restaurant will feature salads, artisan sandwiches, signature entrees, wood-fired pizza and more. Cork & Pig Tavern came to be through friendship and mutual love for wine and food from Chefs Felipe Armenta, John Nestor, Virginia Dalbeck […]
ABILENE, TX
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Missouri inmate’s last words before execution

KSNF/KODE — The State of Missouri has executed a man convicted of killing a police officer, despite attorneys arguing that the case was infused with racism. 37-year-old Kevin Johnson died at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday night (11/29) at the state prison in Bonne Terre, after an injection of Pentobarbital. As a first for modern executions in […]
MISSOURI STATE

‘They treated my mother with so much respect’: Abilene woman recommends Hendrick Hospice Care to all for support, how to make holiday donation

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – When you think ‘hospice,’ odds are you’re not exactly thinking about warmth. But for some loved ones of patients at Hendrick Hospice Care, it’s described as caring and warm as can be. Hendrick Health employee, Lauren Spindler told KTAB/KRBC she lost her mother to cancer in 2019. Through that trying time, […]
ABILENE, TX

mRNA flu vaccine in final stage of trial

HOUSTON (KIAH) – A new trial is underway to test if the mRNA technology used to create and develop quickly the coronavirus vaccine can also be used to create a more targeted flu vaccine. During the current 2022-23 flu season, Texas has reported 940 deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza. Across the country, the Centers […]
TEXAS STATE

Who do you think should be KTAB’s 2023 Remarkable Woman? Nominate the Big Country woman who makes a real difference in the community today

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB) – Every year, KTAB and its parent company Nexstar Media Group puts on a Remarkable Women contest. You can now nominate your pick for the remarkable Big Country woman in your life. Who would you say has gone above and beyond, and makes a real difference in the Big Country? KTAB’s 2022 […]
ABILENE, TX

Crime Reports: Tombstone reported stolen in Abilene

Editor’s Note: The following arrest and incident reports were supplied by the Abilene Police Department. All information below comes from reports made by responding officers, and all suspects are considered not guilty unless determined otherwise in a court of law. Incidents 1600 block of Campus Court – Forgery to Defraud or Harm of AnotherA victim […]
ABILENE, TX

‘Dear Santa, I don’t want anything this year. I have my mom’: Be a KTAB Santa’s Helper by donating a new toy at drive

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB) – This holiday season, KTAB News, as always, is looking for Santa’s Helpers to donate for its annual toy drive for our children across the Big Country who, otherwise, may not have gifts underneath the Christmas tree this year. Here are some wish lists from the Big Country kids you will be […]
ABILENE, TX

Finding Friendship amidst Trauma: Hendrick Cardiac Rehab celebrates 30 years of healing & relationships

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – We’ve all been inside a hospital. It can be cold, sterile and, daunting at first. But at Hendrick’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, underneath the so-called sterile nature, are lifelong friendships made in recovery. Going up the elevator to the fourth floor of Cedar Mall at Hendrick, it may seem just like every […]
ABILENE, TX

Crime Reports: Wylie resource officer reports Abilene man on campus for arrest warrant

Editor’s Note: The following arrest and incident reports were supplied by the Abilene Police Department. All information below comes from reports made by responding officers, and all suspects are considered not guilty unless determined otherwise in a court of law. Incidents 3300 block of Sherry Lane – Criminal MischiefA victim reported that her brother damaged […]
ABILENE, TX