David Ratliff Memorial Scholarship Recipients

By Floyd Miller | June 19, 2019

Jonathan Creel will be attending University of Mary Hardin Baylor. He attended Cooper High School. The awards/clubs, activities. leadership positions he acquired while attending CHS include: National Honor Society 3 yrs; Student Council 2 yrs; Younglife 3yrs; Leadership Abilene 2 yrs; Varsity Baseball 3yrs; Calculus Club senior year; Editor of Yearbook 2 yrs. He has…

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Big Country Hall of Fame Inductees

By Joe Starkey | June 12, 2019

The 2019 Class of the Big Country Hall of Fame included a couple of firsts. First was the induction of Jackie Ramsey Cox, a 1970 graduate of Abilene Cooper High School who was an All-American Skeet Shooter and seven time World Champion.  A second first was Mark Oates, a 1981 graduate of Abilene High School,…

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Martin Luther King Scholarship Reception

By Floyd Miller | February 18, 2019

A crowd of approximately 50 individuals met at the Ben E. Keith Center to honor the MLK recipients, Lisette Spraggins, Sharon Owens and Celeste Cooper were part of the Scholarship Committee. Mr. Carlos Munson, a native of Abilene and a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel, was the keynote speaker. The students are looking forward to furthering their…

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