• Local Working Group meeting is Thursday - 08/26/2014 01:26 PM CDT
  • Slipping and Sliding Away - 08/20/2014 10:33 AM CDT
  • BISD board ready to set budget - 08/20/2014 10:26 AM CDT
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    Registration continues at TSTC

    Students are registering for the fall semester at Texas State Technical College.TSTC offers affordable, accelerated training for in-demand careers.And, TSTC Career Services provides assistance with resumes, interview skills and career placement. Read more...
    LIFESTYLES
    West TX. Book Festival ends Sept. 27

    The 14th annual West Texas Book Festival is slated to continue through  to Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Abilene Civic Center.Specific events are set for the Abilene Library during the week and then Friday and Saturday there are special events planned in addition to the book sale at the Abilene Civic Center, which is located at 11 N. Read more...
    SPORTS
    (Brant Thurmond)
    Bucks kick-off 2014 against defending state champions

    After three weeks of workouts and two scrimmages, the Buckaroos are now set to kick-off the 2014 football campaign. The Bucks, who looked solid in scrimmages against Mineral Wells and Early, will get to see how they stack up against tough competition Friday evening by facing the defending Class 2A-Div. Read more...
    OBITUARIES
    Mary Ellen Harper Bollinger Williams

    A little after 7:00 PM on Monday, August 18, 2014 our mother, Mary Ellen Harper Bollinger Williams was met at the gates of heaven by her mother and father, Lura and Minor Harper and her sister Louise Faye Harper Love. Read more...
    HOMEFRONT
    (BPT)
    Back-to-school nutrition primer: Give kids a healthy head start on academic success

    Foods and nutrients that support brain health and boost academic success
    (BPT) - Parents arm their kids with a plethora of school supplies, new attire and the latest technology to prepare them for a successful school year. Read more
    Vermont bistro scolded for removing its bacon sign

    WINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont restaurant that removed a bacon advertisement called insensitive to vegans and Muslims is being criticized for doing so. Full Story
    Judge lets 'X-Men' director's accuser drop lawsuit

    HONOLULU (AP) — A former child model can dismiss his lawsuit that accused "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii, but he has the option to re-file it later, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Full Story