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Veterans who gave everything honored at Elmwood Memorial Park

There was a nice breeze gently moving through Elmwood Memorial Park on Memorial Day as visitors begin to fill the seats at about 9:45 a.m. They were there to remember the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The crowd was engaging but in a quiet manner, as you would expect. ...
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.

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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…

A Memorial Day Conversation

By Host Floyd Miller

Memorial Day is a sacred and solemn holiday. It is the day that we remember men and women…

Remembering Mark Rogers

By By Floyd Miller

If a person’s name appears on the marque of the paramount theater that might be a clue that…

Legally Blind and doing Fine, Michele Daniels Inspirational Story – Its Everything West Texas

By Floyd Miller

Michele Daniels is letting nothing stop her. After graduating from Texas Women’s University with a degree in accounting…

5 Hobbies to Keep Your Body and Mind Healthy and Happy

By Floyd Miller

• Become a home chef: From sushi to soufflé to dumplings, there are likely a range of dishes…

The Dos and Don’ts of Diabetic Foot Care

By Floyd Miller

(StatePoint) Diabetes management and foot care go hand in hand. “Diabetes can cause nerve damage and poor circulation…

HomeLight and the National Association of Real Estate Brokers Launch the Black Real Estate Agent Program to Support Aspiring Black Agents

By Floyd Miller

Program is the first of its kind, providing financial, educational, and career support for aspiring Black real estate…

Keeping the Lights On for Afterschool Programs

By Floyd Miller

STAFF REPORTS LIVE WIRE (StatePoint) Afterschool programs help students succeed in school and in life and provide invaluable…

ABILENE COMMUNITY THEATRE ANNOUNCES MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING OPEN AUDITIONS

By Floyd Miller

Abilene Community Theatre is pleased to announce open auditions for William Shakespeare’s MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, directed by…

Beto O’Rourke speaks at the People Plaza in Abilene on May 21st

By Floyd Miller

Beto O’rourke , candidate for Texas Governor was in Abilene to lay out his plan for veterans. You…

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

By Floyd Miller

A great tragedy is playing out in Taylor County. At this time, about 10,000 acres have been burned,…

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…

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