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 ...

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,…

Abilene dinner table

By Joe Starkey

Abilene dinner table for us took place at the Southern Hills church of Christ. Van and Susan Conwell…

The Eye on Third Ward’

By Joe Starkey

Ray Carrington teaches Photography to kids who are 99% black. He teaches in a suit with tie and…

Sacred Relationships

By Staff Reporter

Contact: Jennifer Bass, media relations specialist 325-674-2696Healthy Relationships week, Feb. 22 – March 6, will focus on “Sacred…

HSU Host State Representative Candiate Forum

By Staff Reporter

Hardin-Simmons University students have an invaluable opportunity to observe democracy in action as candidates for the vacant district…

McMurry University to Offer Winter Community Pottery Class

By Staff Reporter

Abilene, TX – McMurry University will offer a Winter Community Pottery Class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb.…

Two Straight Zero Deficiency Inspections for Southwest Home Health Care Agency

By Joe Starkey

A office celebration took place on Cyprus Street. SouthWest Home Care just completed it’s second state inspection with…

Hispanic council Hosts Representative Naugebaur

By Joe Starkey

Representative Naugebauer first concern was the need to make America safe. The enemy got in the first punch…

Martin Luther King Banquet

By Joe Starkey

A most dynamic speaker gave a remarkable, enthusiastic call to excel at this banquet. Mr. Farrah Gray told…

AYSA Gives Many Thanks

By Sienna Miller

The Abilene Youth Sports Authority held a luncheon to thank those who helped make this year’s Sports Expo…

Abilene City Employees Earn Certification

By Floyd Miller

Ten City of Abilene employees graduated Dec. 12 from the Texas State University William P. Hobby Center for…

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