On Saturday, October 10, 2020, the “The Bridge Connection”, the lead program of the San Angelo Ministerial Alliance hosted an impressive community event attended by members of the clergy and other special guests.  The event organizers’ goal was to celebrate and encourage the dedicated work of many religious leaders throughout the city and encourage the…

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Stevenson Park was filled with a large crowd of individuals that wanted to show brotherly love, solidarity and peace.             Union Army General, Gordon Granger announced  federal orders in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865, proclaiming that all slaves in Texas were free.  Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation formally went in effect on January 1, 1863.  However,…

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Rotary Club of Abilene hosts annual all-you-can-eat extravaganza ABILENE, TX – Eat, drink and be merry at this year’s Taste of Abilene. Presented by Happy State Bank and hosted by the Rotary Club of Abilene, Taste of Abilene will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the Abilene Convention Center. This…

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By Ray Warmsley An Abilene Sunday evening in the Abilene Convention Center gave us Bill Gaither and his Gaither Vocal Band. The 2700 seating theater was filled to capacity as the Vocal Band filled the center with a joyous spirit of Praise and Worship and good laughs. Bill Gaither who has been visiting Abilene for…

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By Floyd Miller Leon Petty, owner of Leon Petty Insurance, was honored with the longevity award which was presented by the Abilene Black Chamber of Commerce. Petty has been a member of the Chamber for 40 plus years and a majority of that time has been as a board member. In accepting the award, Petty…

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The City of Abilene is hosting the 2017 Senior Games on Thursday, October 5th through Sunday, October 8th.The Senior Games promote physical and mental health and fitness among Texas Senior Citizens by encouraging them to maintain healthy lifestyles and social relationships, to participate in sports and recreational activities with other seniors, and to provide an…

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The City of Abilene Recreation Division Heels & Wheels Duathlon is fast approaching! This year’s event will be held on Saturday, September 23 at Nelson Park, with the race starting at 8:30 A.M. This duathalon is run-bike-run which features a 2 mile run, followed by a 12 mile bike ride, followed by another 2 mile…

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I’ve always thought that on Veterans Day; the troops and Veterans should get to sit on the side of the street and all the people who never served march for us. {{more}}But that hasn’t happened yet. Instead the veterans of our wars and active duty military give up their day off and go march in…

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