Why 2 Never Advertise 4 Ever Unless You’re Always Up 4 the Down. By: Jack Walker Let me pump this dream through you, people of Abilene Texas and surrounding cities and towns—especially the spectacular arrangement of folks that have never seen a community newspaper before. Community newspapers are free.  They cost you nothing and the…

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STAFF REPORTS LIVE WIRE (StatePoint) Afterschool programs help students succeed in school and in life and provide invaluable support to communities. As we’ve seen this year, these programs play an especially important role when students, families, and communities are struggling. Programs across the country have stepped up in the pandemic, providing virtual educational activities, delivering…

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Plumbing Relief Application Deadline March 10, 2021 Beltway Park’s Boots on the Ground Ministry, in partnership with the Big Country VOAD, is coordinating efforts to help those who need assistance with plumbing issues due to the recent severe winter storm. To be eligible for this program, applicants must live within Taylor County and meet certain…

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Here are 2 podcasts that I produced . The first one is with Minister Andrew Penns, Curator of the Curtis House Cultural Center. It touches on Blacks in Abilene in the 30’s. The second one deals with Human Trafficking with  Stephanie Rocha, founder of Beyond Trafficking. This is a good one for anyone that has…

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The West Texas couples that have continued to go the distance

By: Floyd Miller Editor-In-Chief, West Texas Tribune We just thought we wanted to get away from 2020. The New Year gave us five days of hope and then January 6th came. It is another day that will live in Infamy. It is the day that President Trump orchestrated an insurrection from inside the Whitehouse. More…

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