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. ...

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…

Children learn to cope with life’s hard knocks

By Joe Starkey

Camp CourageBy Joe Starkey“I love my mommy and she’s gone and I’m so lost.” The quietly crying young…

Childers Assumes Presidency

By Floyd Miller

Childers Assumes Presidency of Texas City Management Association Rickey Childers, City Manager of Longview, will assume the office…

James Francis comments on Juneteeneth

By Floyd Miller

What Is Juneteenth Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery. It dates back to…

Town Hall Meeting Followup

By Joe Starkey

Town Hall Meeting Follow-upBy Joe StarkeyCouncilman Williams opened the June 12th meeting and welcomed everyone back to hear…

Old cars sweet memories

By Joe Starkey

Arrow Ford FestBy Joe StarkeyCar enthusiasts and history buffs came together at Arrow Ford on Saturday, June 4,…

My Father Stayed

By Mattie Dixon

Austin, TexasLooking at the condition of the world today, and the situations so many children are in, I…

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