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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State Fair Classic moved to Globe Life Park this March By Demetrius Harper • Published February 22, 2021 • Updated on February 22, 2021 at 12:52 pm NBCDFW.com State Fair Classic in Fair Park moved to March 13, 2021 at Globe Life Field. The annual football game between Grambling State University and Prairie View A&M University typically held at the Cotton Bowl Stadium…

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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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Shop beautiful, fresh flowers year-around with Baack’s  Flowers & More.  We passionately create and deliver flowers to your loved ones in the Abilene, TX area, daily. Please be aware there is a Minimum purchase of $45.00 for Delivery, before fees and delivery charges. Due to limited availability some flowers, plants or containers may be substituted…

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We want to know your top ten love songs ever!

By: Jack Walker With or without ‘Valentine’s Day’, and other ceremonious festivals of affection, this topic will never truly rest. It sure is fun to debate it though. Music lifts us up and sets us down while it brings us any emotion from misery to bliss. Say no more. Just listen. We want the riffs…

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They say a teacher lives on through his students,  but in Mr. Rose’s case  it means that our students get to really live.   “Remember me?” I recognized the voice on the telephone right away. It belonged to Frank, my colleague, friend, and brother— from another mother. “Remember me?” “Of course, Frank. What’s up?” “I got…

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed a joint session of the U.S. Congress on December 8, the day after the crushing attack on Pearl Harbor. “Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” He went on to…

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Bottom of FormAdonis Davis the hard hitting CB from Abilene Christian University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot. Name: Adonis Davis  Height: 5’10 Weight: 181 Position: CB College: Abilene Christian University  Twitter: Adonis247playa Tell us about your hometown, and what you love most about it? • Bastrop, Texas, I love that it’s a small…

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The three chapters of Business Network International (BNI) located in Abilene hosted Wake-up Wednesday, a Chamber of Commerce Program. BNI’s mission is to help members increase their business through a structured, positive and professional referral marketing program that enables them to develop long-term, meaningful relationships with quality business professionals. Steve Black is the Executive Director…

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