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Friendly picnic

Anita Hummel wins a gift from the Newbern Wideawakes at the annual Friends of 4-H Picnic Tuesday at Sterl Hall.

Local news

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

Chamber seeking ambassadors for Abilene

Anyone who loves Abilene and wants to help promote it to others is invited to join a team — the Chamber Ambassadors.
Abilene Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Torey Berndt said the ambassador

Event raises awareness, funds for adoptable dogs

Plenty of dogs are available for adoption to Abilene families and individuals.
Several of them wagged their tails and received some generous ear rubbing at Family Video on Saturday, where their advocates

Opening your home to temporary pets

Individuals and families who love dogs are invited to become dog foster families for furry pals awaiting forever homes.
Hands of Hope, a nonprofit based in Great Bend, has 20 foster homes across Kansas.

Local sports

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

No Rest For Top College Breakaway Roper, WithBusy Life Horse Training And Rodeo Competition

Riding eight barrel racing prospects every day keeps a college cowgirl busy.
That’s even after school has been dismissed for the summer. Let alone when classes are in session, and she’s competing


Tiny tennis players

Little League Baseball

Girls softball

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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?