Lawn, TX

Crime Reports: Abilene woman arrested for trick-or-treating, yelling profanities early Thursday morning

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 UNDISCLOSED PROPERTY – Theft of PropertyA victim reported an unknown suspect took items from […]
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Woman arrested after early trick-or-treating attempt in Abilene

ABILENE, Texas — Halloween is just about a month away, but residents in one northwest Abilene neighborhood had an early visit from a trick-or-treater. Abilene police say they got several calls from residents on Minter Lane about a woman who was ringing doorbells and demanding Halloween candy. Residents also complained she was yelling profanities.
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Transactions: Security State Bank selects FI-Mobile

The $727 million Security State Bank in Winters, Texas, recently chose FI-Mobile banking platform, according to an FI Navigator report provided to Bank Automation News. The following credit unions also switched mobile banking providers: $114 million New Castle Bellco Federal Credit Union in New Castle, Pa., selected CU Mobile apps; $114 million CBW Schools Federal […]
Abilene, Texas

Rose Park Playground Ribbon Cutting for Grand Opening

Join us for the Ribbon Cutting for the Grand Opening of Oscar Rose Park's NEW All-Inclusive playground. Designed to make playing in the park Safe, Stimulating, and accessible to all kids, even those of other-ability. The Grand Opening will be at 10:00 am on Friday, September 30.

More job opportunities come to post-pandemic Abilene

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people were forced to rethink their jobs, switch career paths or were simply laid off due to the state of the economy. Now, more than two-and-a-half years after the U.S. declared disaster in regards to COVID-19, those employers who lost employees are working to hire more […]

East Texas Woman Killed in a High Speed Crash Monday Near Baird

BAIRD, TX – A woman from Jarrell, TX was killed in a crash near Baird in Callahan County Monday when her SUV slammed into the rear of a pickup which had struck an 18-wheeler on Hwy 36.   According to information from the Texas Department of Public Safety, a 2022 Chevy Silverado pickup driven by 45-year-old Cory Ray Bush of Rockdale had crashed into a truck tractor towing a semi-trailer.   Bush's pickup was disabled in the eastbound traffic lane on Hwy 36 about 12 miles south of Baird.   30-year-old Megan Janea Murphy of Jarrell, TX was driving her 2000 Ford Expedition SUV also eastbound on…

Motorcyclist injured in South Abilene wreck with car

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A motorcyclist was injured Tuesday night in South Abilene when they collided with another vehicle. The intersection of Antilley and Buffalo Gap Roads were blocked off around 8:00 Tuesday night due to the crash. The motorcyclist was taken to a nearby hospital. Details are unclear at this time. Check back with […]
Abilene, Texas

Structure Fire: 1100 Block of Ash Street

On September 27, 2022 at approximately 1:00 p.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire located in the 1100 block of Ash Street. Crews arrived to find smoke and flames venting from a kitchen window. One occupant was home at the time of the incident and was able to exit the structure. The fire was quickly controlled and extinguished without incident. Investigation revealed the cause of the fire was accidental due to a cooking fire. Damages are estimated at $10,000.

A Night With The Guardians Is Coming To Abilene October 22nd

Come one, come all. The Guardians are coming to Abilene on October 22nd. That's right, get ready to catch Jack Frost, Bunny, Sandy the Sandman, and all your favorite guardians as the Abilene Cultural Affairs Council presents A Night With The Guardians. This special night is in celebration of the...

COVID-19 on decline, but new booster shots encouraged by Abilene health officials

COVID-19 numbers are declining in Taylor County in recent reports, and that's encouraging news for local health officials. “Hendrick Health continues to admit COVID-19 positive patients, but we are encouraged by the trend at this time," said Dr. Rob Wiley, Hendrick Health's chief medical officer. "We will continue to monitor the (U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention) Community Level and respond appropriately.”

Take a Peek Inside the Swenson House the Site of Haunted Abilene

The Swenson House was built in 1910 by W.G. and Shirley Swenson. The house was built on 58 acres but now sits on a two-acre city block. Today, the Swenson House is on the Register of Historic Places and is currently used for weddings, receptions, parties, and of course, Haunted Abilene. Today, the Swenson House is owned by the Swenson House Historical Society, a nonprofit organization.