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AHS student in running for national scholarship

The website that served as a matchmaker for an Abilene teen’s parents has her in the running for a $50,000 scholarship.
Rachael Grange’s mom and step-dad met on Match.com four years ago. Now,

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AHS student in running for national scholarship


The website that served as a matchmaker for an Abilene teen’s parents has her in the running for a $50,000 scholarship.
Rachael Grange’s mom and step-dad met on Match.com four years ago. Now,

Breaking tradition


Roberta Grange said her dating story has been "nontraditional" from the start, but she wouldn’t trade it for anything.
The 40-year old mother of three had been divorced for about a year and was

Bike program to launch with scavenger hunt Thursday


Nine people will take grocery shopping "on the go" to a whole new level when they compete in a fruit relay Thursday.
The beach cruiser bicycle race will help to celebrate the Health and Wellness Coalition’s

Thumbs up: Hitchhiker seeking beauty on journey


Though he wore a giant backpack that signified his traveling status, he didn’t fit the traditional picture of a hitchhiker.
Franklin C. Graham, IV, earned his doctorate in geography and speaks with

Abilene returns to school with teachers from across US


The Abilene school district has attracted new teachers from across the U.S. to start the 2014-15 school year. Here’s a look at the educators and how they came to USD 435.

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Family gathers to witness Cats


MANHATTAN — The first gathering of the 2014 season for the Kansas State Football kinfolk was attended by more than 3,000 family members Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.
Family members drove

Events added to Rorabaugh Golf for Kids Tournament


The Abilene Rotary Club announced the addition of three events to its Fifth Annual Rocky Rorabaugh Golf Kids Tournament to be held Aug 29th at Great Life Golf & Fitness at 1705 Country Club Lane.
1. Saturday,

Sexton prepares for final season at Kansas State


MANHATTAN — After realizing a childhood dream of having the opportunity to play football for Bill Snyder and the Kansas State Wildcats, senior Curry Sexton is preparing for his final season in Manhattan.
Sexton,

Kansas State's Collin Klein begins focusing on next part of football life


MANHATTAN — Collin Klein was speechless.
He probably shouldn’t have been, given that he was trying to answer a simple question about his coaching aspirations. It’s something he admits

Rorabaugh Golf for Kids received challenge grant


The Abilene Rotary Club recently announced it has received a challenge grant of $15,000 from Hank Royer, representing the Jeffcoat Memorial Foundation, for its upcoming Dr. Donald "Rocky" Rorabaugh Golf

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