If a person’s name appears on the marque of the paramount theater that might be a clue that it’s a front-page story. I didn’t need a clue Mark had been giving us clues for the last 17 or 18 years. When I think about Mark’s life, I am reminded of something (my grand pa) Papa…

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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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By Floyd Miller Is there a rule somewhere that states that the next month must be more dramatic than the last? In January we saw a group of NON-PATRIOTS storm the Capitol to stop the vote to certify the next President and Vice President of the United States. As February begin, we saw the trial…

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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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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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As Valentine’s Day approaches, we’re platforming your top ten love songs of all time as submitted by you. (Email westtexastribune@yahoo.com and send us your list, be sure to use the #MYTOP10 as the title of the email so we can distinguish your submission accordingly. Jeff R. of Abilene Top 10 Love Songs of All Time…

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