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Serious flower power

Whether they encounter droughts, floods or flower-eating dogs, the Bradleys are committed to their garden.
This month, their hard work paid off when an anonymous person nominated O.B. and Wilma Bradley’s beautiful yard for Garden of the Month

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Local news

Student scores improving in Rural Vista

HOPE — Student assessment scores in the areas of reading and math are improving at schools in Hope and White City.
The Rural Vista Unified School District Board of Education received that good news

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Initial bidder moves on Alco

A Los Angeles-based financial group states that it became the initial bidder for Alco Stores, the Midwest chain that began in Abilene.
Great American Group has been selected as the "stalking horse,"

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Chapman students building a home

CHAPMAN — Chapman High School students have a house to build, and it looks like the first nails already have been pounded in.
Unified School District 473’s Board of Education agreed to approve

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Local vet competes in international video contest

Campaigning for her own video to win a national contest is pushing an area veterinarian out of her comfort zone.
But after Dickinson County people served her and her family when they were hit by the tornado

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Local sports

Local fans ready to support their 'home team', heading to KC tonight

It has been a while for Kansas City Royals fans to be really excited about October baseball.
How about 29 years to be exact?
In that time period there has been a lot of baseball played, but until recently

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Solomon gets third win in district play

SOLOMON — The Solomon Gorillas won its third game in district play Friday with a 44-8 win over Goessel.
The Gorillas have wins over Ellinwood 54-28, Canton-Galva 54-50 and the Bluebirds to remain

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Cowgirls win Invitational

In preparation for the 4A sub-state volleyball tournaments this week, the Abilene Cowgirls came out strong and went undefeated Saturday at the Abilene Invitational Tournament.
Behind the hard hitting

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McPherson hands Cowboys 1st loss

The McPherson Bullpups used the power running of senior running back Ty Hart and the shifty, speedy running of quarterback Kyler Kinnamon to defeat the Abilene Cowboys 17-6 in opening round play of 4A
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Fall Festival vendors ready to go

Annual Arts Reception and Cocktail Buffet

Issues at City Hall building

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Abilene Police Report

Sept 28 — Mitchell Miller was victim of criminal damage to vehicle.
Oct 1 — Ashly Teinert was the victim of assault.
Oct 2 — Jeremiah Black was victim of theft of an automobile.

Heartland Health Care Clinic offering flu shots today

Heartland Health Care Clinic will be offering a walk-in flu vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.
The clinic is only for established patients of Drs. Bloesser, Dinkel, Holmes, Sheern and Short.

Abilene woman injured in Missouri accident

OREGON, Mo — An Abilene woman was injured in an accident just after 12:30 p.m. on Saturday in Holt County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2001 Ford Focus driven by Celia Miranda,

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?