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Mesquite Heat Fire burns 10,000 acres; resources available for those affected

A great tragedy is playing out in Taylor County. At this time, about 10,000 acres have been burned, 20 to 25 homes have been destroyed, about 25 percent of a premium deer ranch is a part of the casualty, and one person has been injured, according to various reports. According to the Texas A&M Forest ...

Guilt an Interview with Carol King

By Floyd Miller

Carol King shares the role guilt played in her life and how she finally over came this burden.…

Josh Haynes an Interview on betting the odds

By Floyd Miller

Josh Haynes, owner of Abilene Motors Magazine LLC has certainly over come the odds and he’s continuing to…

Jenna Bane named new softball coach at Abilene High

By Jack Walker

The Abilene High Eagles have named Jenna Bane the new head softball coach of the AHS Eagles Varsity Softball team.

WEST TEXAS TRIBUNE JOURNALIST JACK WALKER

JACK WALKER: “SIT DOWN ON THE DALLAS COWBOYS IN 2021”

By Jack Walker

SIT DOWN ON DALLAS IN 2021  By: Jack Walker As mandatory minicamps kick off this week, the Dallas…

THE BEAT GOES ON

By Jack Walker

THE COMMUNITY FEATURE FOR THE JUNE ISSUE OF THE WEST TEXAS TRIBUNE ABILENE EDITION FEATURES AN EXCLUSIVE NARRATIVE ABOUT TWO MUSICAL TALENTS IN ABILENE TEXAS AND THEIR HEARTWARMING JOURNEY THAT IS IN FULL MOTION AS YOU READ THIS CAPTION.

GRACE MUSEUM HOSTED A GALA FOR HUMANITARIANS IN PROTEST OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN ABILENE TEXAS IN MAY OF 2021, PHOTO IS COURTESY OF RUTH ALMADA

Beyond Trafficking hosted their first annual Gala at the Grace Museum

By RUTH ALMADA

A WEST TEXAS TRIBUNE WHISTLE BLOWER FEATURE RECAP BY CONTRIBUTING JOURNALIST RUTH ALMADA

Taylor County Earns Safety Achievement Award from TAC Risk Management Pool

By Floyd Miller

STAFF REPORTS AUSTIN —Taylor County has earned a 2020 Safety Achievement Award from the Texas Association of Counties…

By Jack Walker
Former Abilene Christian University Track standout Gilbert Tuhabonye, co-founder of the Gazelle Foundationis one of 43 immigrants whose portraits and inspirational stories re featured in george W. Bush's new book.

OUT OF MANY ONE

By Floyd Miller

A face familiar to the Abilene Christian University community is featured on the cover of President George W.…

Texas bill limiting teaching of current events, historic racism appears headed for governor after Senate revives it

By Floyd Miller

Texas educators worry the bill would have a chilling effect on tough conversations about race and racism. GOP…

Celebrating 17 years: Floyd Miller looks back on his and the West Texas Tribune’s pasts as he forges new paths in community journalism

By Carla McKeown

For just about all of his life, Floyd Miller has been on the leading edge of history. In…

Red Hatters celebrate Red Hat Society’s 24th birthday

By Floyd Miller

The 24th Red Hat Society Birthday Flamazing Flamingle was celebrated at the Abilene Woman’s Club on April 30th. The Abilene Woman’s Club was an excellent location for this classy group of women.

Remembering ‘Muh’

By Floyd Miller

Publisher’s Note: This article about Mamie Lee Ferell-Frazier was originally published in May 2005, the West Texas Tribune’s…

West Texas Tribune announces new nonprofit newspaper status

By Carla McKeown

With this May 2022 issue, the West Texas Tribune not only celebrates its 17th anniversary, but it also…

Celebrating Dorothy M. Woody’s 100th birthday

By Thalia Robertson

Abilene Mayor Anthony Williams declared Saturday, March 26, to be Dorothy Woody Day in honor of her turning…

Career pathways on display during TSTC open house

By Ben Barkley/TSTC

More than 200 high school students had the chance to interact with the latest technology during Texas State…

City commemorates Cesar Chavez Rec Center, honors Ovelia Campos

By Floyd Miller

On March 31, 2022, officials from the City of Abilene, The Hispanic Leadership Council and LULAC #605, came…

Taylor County, City of Abilene announce partnership with Lancium for $2.4 billion data center campus

By Floyd Miller

Taylor County and the City of Abilene have approved a project with Lancium, a Houston-based energy technology and…

Cleghorn honored for 25 years on job

By Floyd Miller

  On Jan. 2, Stephonse Cleghorn celebrated 26 years with his employer, Cotton Patch Café, who honored him…

Mother-daughter alteration team sets up shop in Abilene

By Floyd Miller

I had the pleasure of visiting with Chong Flint and Crystal King at their alteration shop, Wildfire Altercations,…

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