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A local man received more than cards and cupcakes for his 79th birthday on Thursday.
This year, on his birthday, Tom Litke was recognized as the Health and Wellness Coalition’s November Healthy Hero. Vicki Gieber, executive director of the Quality

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Thankful faith rocks


Many traditional Thanksgiving dinners start with either a prayer — sometimes known as "saying grace" — or even with people going around the room, saying what they are thankful for.

At this

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County foreclosures not for profit


The annual Dickinson County tax foreclosure sale held earlier this month is not a moneymaker for the county. Nor is it intended to be.
"It’s a situation to get properties where taxes are not being

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County expresses dismay for Alco


Dickinson County commissioners expressed sympathy Thursday for the Abilene community following news regarding the liquidation of the Alco store and closing of the distribution center.
However, members

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AMS Singers to perform for Dickinson County Retired School Personnel


The Dickinson County Retired School Personnel will meet for noon lunch on Dec. 2 at the Abilene First United Methodist Church.
The Abilene Middle School singers, directed by Marlo Zumbrunn, will be

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Local sports

Wrestling season kicks off with Brown and Orange scrimmage


Abilene High School wrestling season started with the annual Brown and Orange scrimmage Tuesday in the AHS gym. The Cowboys premiered its team with 19 intra-squad matches. Fans partook in a chili soup
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Longhorns split wrestling duals


Abilene 70, Concordia 28
75 — Gus Haug (A) lost major decision; 80 — Ryder Kuntz won by forfeit; 85 — Will Stroda (A) won by fall; 90 — Colby Reitz (A) lost by fall; 95 —

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No. 3 Arizona gets by Cats 72-68


LAHAINA, Maui — In a battle of two scrappy Wildcat squads, the team boasting three Wooden Award Preseason Top 50 prospects and a veteran big man in the middle emerged victorious.
No. 3 Arizona

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Kansas State's Travis Britz will not play against Kansas


Travis Britz will not play against Kansas on Saturday while he recovers from an injury to his left ankle.
"Travis will be out," Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder said during the Big 12 coaches teleconference

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Corrections Brown Home numbers; Waites' donation

In contrast to the phone number published in Thursday’s Reflector-Chronicle, the phone numbers for Brown Memorial Home are 263-1501 and 263-1541.
In contrast to the amount stated in Monday’s

Courthouse closed for holiday

The Dickinson County Courthouse, District Court and Transfer Station will be closed Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday.
The courthouse and District Court also will be closed Friday.
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Justice Center
Should the city of Abilene and Dickinson County continue exploring a proposal to place the Abilene Police Department and Dickinson County Sheriff's Department in a proposed justice center?