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County to hold off on bridge work

Repairs on a bridge located in a rural area of Dickinson County are going to have to wait.
"We don’t have the money right now to be able do that (bridge repair)," Dickinson County Administrator

Abilene to host art walk downtown

The Abilene Convention and Visitors Bureau is excited to invite the public to the Taste of the Arts at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27.
The Taste of the Arts event is essentially a two-in-one combo event...Taste

Local sports

Aaron Crow, Royals sunk by Daniel Nava’s grand slam in 8-4 loss to Boston

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Aaron Crow gazed into the visitors’ bullpen for a few seconds before he looked away. He had just thrown the pitch that sunk the Royals, a thigh-high fastball on the inner

Wakefield jumps on Solomon early

WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Bombers scored four times in the first quarter to jump on the Solomon Gorillas 96-46 in a Wheat State League football game Friday.
Zack Melius scored nine rushing touchdowns

Irish falter at SES

GYPSUM — The Chapman Fighting Irish fell to the Southeast of Saline Trojans 21-12 in football action Friday.
The Trojans scored 21 unanswered points in the first half on their way to the non-conference

Cowgirls finish second at SES tourney

GYPSUM — The number one team in class 2A, Hillsboro, defeated Abilene in the championship match of the SES Tournament Saturday.
The Cowgirls, 8-2, and ranked eighth in Class 4A by Kansas volleyball

Cowgirls place fourth at Smoky Valley

LINDSBORG — The AHS tennis team finished fourth in an eight-team tournament Thursday at Lindsborg.
Chapman won the team competition followed by Central Plains, Hesston and Abilene. Other teams competing


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Derby celebrates 40 years in Abilene

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CKFF announces board openings

The Central Kansas Free Fair Association, Inc. has board openings available for the term of 2015-2018. If you are interested or know of someone that would like to be involved with the CKFF Assoc. please

Sheriff, Police Departments

Aug. 16 — Cynthia Rigg was the victim of burglary and criminal damage of property.
Aug. 19 — David A. Fry was the victim of criminal trespass.
Aug. 20 — Douglas Londene

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?