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Keeping up gardens a second job for Wege

After a long day at work, driving propane trucks and fixing gas leaks, Bob Wege rolls out the hose and rolls up his sleeves.
In addition to spending an hour and a half each night in he and his wife, Shirley’s,

Local news

Teen recovering from stabbing


A local teen remains in the hospital after being stabbed multiple times during a weekend fight.
Carson Sherbert, 18, of rural Abilene is being treated at a Salina hospital for multiple stab wounds he

Bayer likely to finish streets Friday


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Local street improvements are continuing this week in Abilene and should be wrapped up by Friday, according to Lon Schrader, director of Public Works.

Today, crews plan to

Scouring for snacks


By TIFFANY students roamed grocery store aisles, inspecting items and marking sheets. This was not a scavenger hunt — they were culinary artists in training.

Abilene

City OKs bus parking request over objections


By KATHY Abilene City Commission approved a zoning agreement Monday allowing USD 435 to use a facility at 1500 N. Mulberry St., for bus parking — over the objections

Challenge completed


Teachers, administrators and other employees of the Solomon school district brace themselves and face the freeze for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Friday in the parking lot of the Solomon Middle and

Local sports

Kellis Robinett breaks down the Wildcats


Everyone knows what Kansas State does well. Jake Waters can throw the football a long way with precision, Tyler Lockett can beat any cornerback and Ryan Mueller is one of the nation's best pass-rushers.
That

Simpson ready to show off Cowboys


He arrived in Abilene in late May and after completing prior commitments, family travels and a summer camp, head coach Steve Simpson is ready to show off the 2014 Abilene Cowboys to football fans Friday.
The

2014 a year of change for Solomon Gorillas


SOLOMON — After a great run last season (8-2), the Solomon Gorilla football team has experienced change.
The Eight Man Division 1 school will have a new coach in Justin Coup.
Entering his 13th

Irish eyes improvements on gridiron


CHAPMAN — The Chapman Fighting Irish football team believes it has the ability to improvement on its 3-6 season record from a year ago.
Head coach Trevor Williams begins his fourth year at the helm

Volleyball team will be young but talented


Cowgirl volleyball fans should be treated to a promising season by a young but talented team.
Head coach Mike Jantz begins his 27th year in charge of the Cowgirl program. Jantz brings a 563-307 mark into

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No verdict reached in Harwood trial

A jury failed to reach a verdict in a case against former Dickinson County sheriff’s deputy John Harwood.
Harwood was arrested in October of 2012 and charged with aggravated criminal sodomy with

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?