Welcome Tim Walker! Our new editor and publisher for the Abilene Star!

14 November 2008, 1:01 am

Tim Walker

The Abilene Star is please to announce that we are starting the publication of our online daily newspaper. Our Editor has been selected, and we are proud to welcome Tim Walker to the paper! Tim will be covering the events and news in our region. Please check back daily for local news and updates on... Read More »

Texas Writer Offers a Gift of Prose and Poetry Just in Time for Christmas

21 October 2017, 7:08 am

Copies of “The Gift” are available at Amazon and Xulon Press. Lila Ellexson Senter is a retired social worker living in Abilene, Texas. She and her husband, Bill, with whom she raised three children, enjoy traveling, reading, and volunteering in their ...... Read More »

Local links: Southern Texas PGA wins the Levy Cup; Women's tourney moved to Houston

21 October 2017, 5:17 am

the head professional at Abilene Country Club 5 and 4 in the final match of the Yamaha Golf-Car Company/Lajitas Golf Resort Match Play Championship in Odessa on Oct. 11. -- Kern will make his first appearance for the NTPGA against the STPGA in the Texas ...... Read More »

TX Forecast

20 October 2017, 10:33 pm

UV Index Abilene;Sunny, not as warm;74;47;ESE;13;38%;2%;5 Abilene Dyess;Sunny, not as warm;74;46;SE;12;37%;2%;5 Alice;Showers and t-storms;87;53;N;11;65%;60%;5 Alpine;Sunny, not as warm;72;45;E;8;30%;0%;5 Amarillo;Sunshine;69;43;SW;6;36%;0%;4 Angleton ...... Read More »

Abilene, Texas Armed Robbery Possible Retaliation Over Poker Game Dispute

20 October 2017, 12:23 pm

Abilene, Texas police say Douglas Sims sought retaliation over a poker dispute when he, along with five others, allegedly helped in the robbery of a poker game at a local business in the town of about 117,000 which sits 180 miles west of Dallas. The ...... Read More »

Abilene unemployment rate drops to 3.5 percent

20 October 2017, 11:27 am

Abilene's unemployment rate dropped more than half a percentage point for September. The Texas Workforce Commission calculated the rate at 3.5 percent. That compares to 4.1 percent for August and also September 2016. The TWC estimated the civilian labor ...... Read More »

Wanted: 10 fugitives sought by Abilene police

20 October 2017, 7:39 am

ABILENE, Texas - Calling it a “Belated Wanted Wednesday,” the Abilene Police announced Friday that it is seeking 10 people on charges ranging from theft from the elderly to continuous sexual abuse of a child. Reymundo Olivio, 23, of Abilene - injury to ...... Read More »

Abilene, TX 60 Second Forecast

20 October 2017, 4:20 am

Abilene, TX 40 second local forecast from The Weather Channel. Current conditions, 5 day outlook, with highs, lows, and chance of rain The Weather Channel 0:40... Read More »

Documents: Abilene men accused of robbing 10 victims during poker game

19 October 2017, 9:53 am

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Three Abilene men arrested for Aggravated Robbery are accused using firearms to take thousands of dollars from victims playing a poker game, according to a search warrant released Thursday. The search warrant was executed at a ...... Read More »

Record field goal proves life's a kick for swede in Texas

18 October 2017, 10:53 am

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Ove Johansson's life has been a little bit ... answer to a sports trivia question — came 41 years ago on an overcast fall afternoon in Abilene's Shotwell Stadium. Here he was, on Oct. 16, 1976, this native of Sweden who at ...... Read More »

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