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    Abilene’s longtime ‘racket store’

    Though Alco may now be seen as somewhat of a sinking ship, when it launched in Abilene in 1901, it appeared to be a promising corporation with a bright future.
    Until its corporate move to Dallas in April 2013, Alco was a mainstay of the Abilene economy,

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    Local news

    Roberts, Brownback to speak in Abilene Thursday


    Faced with the biggest democratic challenge in decades, republicans are embarking on a bus tour in hopes of launching a counterattack and securing their electorate in Abilene.
    The powerhouse team is

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    Local banks faring well


    While the national economy remains unstable, local banks are standing strong.
    This strength is partly due to the economic stability of a rural, agriculturally based economy, according to the City of

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    DAR to raise funds for citizenship scholarship


    Dee Marshall (from left), Betty Noel and Michelle Stephens, members of the Abilene chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, hold up a beautiful afghan, which is up for a drawing with a suggested
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    Tornado tale


    Dickinson County Commissioners and officials are hoping federal legislators will intervene to help make a restroom/tornado shelter at the Central Kansas Free Fairgrounds a reality.
    During Thursday’s

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    State news

    Making a stop in Abilene

    The man who some national political analysts believe could be a senate "kingmaker" and is locked in a high-profile political match with Senator Pat Roberts for a seat in the Senate, strolled into Abilene

    U.S. targets bases in Syria

    IRBIL, IRAQ — The United States used a long-awaited aerial campaign against the Islamic State to hit a group of al-Qaida-affiliated jihadists who U.S. officials claim were planning attacks on Western

    Hutch man to lead stores

    HUTCHINSON — Dan Fast, president of Pic-Quik, Inc., has been elected president of the Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association of Kansas.
    The selection was made during the association’s

    Food drive for National Physical Therapy Month

    To help recognize National Physical Therapy Month in October, Abilene Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab, 103 N.W. 15th St., will conduct a food drive Oct. 1 through 31.
    Non-perishable items donated will

    WH Breach leads to lawmaker requests

    WASHINGTON — Members of Congress insisted Sunday that the Secret Service improve its procedures after an Army veteran, apparently suffering from mental problems, jumped a fence and managed to make

    People

    Roberts, Brownback to speak in Abilene Thursday


    Faced with the biggest democratic challenge in decades, republicans are embarking on a bus tour in hopes of launching a counterattack and securing their electorate in Abilene.
    The powerhouse team is

    Local banks faring well


    While the national economy remains unstable, local banks are standing strong.
    This strength is partly due to the economic stability of a rural, agriculturally based economy, according to the City of

    Abilene’s longtime ‘racket store’


    Though Alco may now be seen as somewhat of a sinking ship, when it launched in Abilene in 1901, it appeared to be a promising corporation with a bright future.
    Until its corporate move to Dallas in April

    DAR to raise funds for citizenship scholarship


    Dee Marshall (from left), Betty Noel and Michelle Stephens, members of the Abilene chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, hold up a beautiful afghan, which is up for a drawing with a suggested

    Rotary


    Rotary was pleased to welcome Diane Wyatt as the program on Friday at Mr. K’s Farmhouse Restaurant. Wyatt is the 2014 National Middle School PE Teacher of the Year. She teaches at Abilene Middle

    Community

    Roberts, Brownback to speak in Abilene Thursday


    Faced with the biggest democratic challenge in decades, republicans are embarking on a bus tour in hopes of launching a counterattack and securing their electorate in Abilene.
    The powerhouse team is

    Local banks faring well


    While the national economy remains unstable, local banks are standing strong.
    This strength is partly due to the economic stability of a rural, agriculturally based economy, according to the City of

    Abilene’s longtime ‘racket store’


    Though Alco may now be seen as somewhat of a sinking ship, when it launched in Abilene in 1901, it appeared to be a promising corporation with a bright future.
    Until its corporate move to Dallas in April

    Commodity distribution


    Commodities will be distributed to the public from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at the Abilene Area Food Pantry, 409 N.E. Third St.
    If you are unable to come that day, the Food Pantry is open from 9 a.m. to

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