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Passion for beauty: Park’s gardens popping with color

When a talented gardener concentrated her passion on her home garden, she won local awards for her green thumb.
While the awards were nice, she gave that up and let her own garden slide to turn her attention

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Passion for beauty: Park’s gardens popping with color


When a talented gardener concentrated her passion on her home garden, she won local awards for her green thumb.
While the awards were nice, she gave that up and let her own garden slide to turn her attention

City to publish budget with 3.18 mill increase


An Abilene resident owning a $100,000 home would pay about $37 more in city property taxes in 2015 if city commissioners adopt the budget set for publication on July 18.
After initially directing city

Herington man arrested for meth


After nearly a month of investigation, Dickinson County law enforcement arrested James Joseph Nolan for several charges related to methamphetamine.
The Dickinson County Drug Enforcement Unit and deputies

App aims to help newcomers connect to Abilene


Michael Hernandez remembers what it is like to be new to Abilene and the difficulty that can bring it connecting to local businesses.
Now a three-year Abilene resident, Hernandez has solved his struggle

City budget may restore Municipal Band, Sister City funds


Abilene residents would pay slightly more in property taxes to keep funding level for some city programs and erase a structural deficit in the city’s general fund budget.
Commissioners appeared

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McKee headed to Bass Fishing National Tournament


MANHATTAN — An Abilene native that has a deep love of fishing will be headed to Georgia to compete in a national fishing tournament the end of the month.

Dylan McKee, son of Chris McKee and Pat

Cowboy coach pleased with team after camp


Abilene football coach Steve Simpson considers himself to be in a fortunate position.

The veteran high school football coach believes he is taking over a team laden with talent and exceptional assistant

Wilson sets record in Rocket Run win


Abilene native James Wilson got out on a torrid pace and finished with a record-breaking time of 15.04 in the 5K Rocket Run in Eisenhower Park.

Wilson, a fifth year senior and member of the University

Abilene Rebels win tourney opener


LYONS - The Abilene Rebels baseball team traveled to Lyons Wednesday night for the Babe Ruth District Four Tournament opener against the host team and came away with an 11-4 victory. The

AMS football camp


The Abilene Middle School Longhorn football camp will begin Monday, July 7.
The camp will run July 7 — 10 at the AMS practice field.
Seventh graders will camp from 7 — 9 a.m. each day and

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