Greyhound owners received devastating news last week that Southland Greyhound Park will close at the end of 2022.
The Arts Council of Dickinson County, Abilene Public Library, and Day Care Providers of Dickinson County sponsored the annual Halloweenie Spooktacular Friday evening at Abilene Community Center. It was an evening of hayrack rides, games, food, a costume contest and a Great Pumpkin Hunt.
The Abilene Public Schools Board of Education likely will receive a recommendation in November regarding plans to remodel the Abilene High School Vocational-Agriculture building.
The presence of Abilene native and former press secretary Marlin Fitzwater filled the Visitors Center of the Eisenhower Presidential Library as 120 people showed up for a Lunch and Learn session.
The Eisenhower Foundation and Eisenhower Presidential Library, in partnership with Great Plains Theatre, are pleased to host a hometown welcome for Marlin Fitzwater this Friday from 5 to 7 p.m.
Hailey Butler, a member of the Abilene High School Dance Team, listened to the combined Abilene High School and Abilene Middle School bands perform Friday night during the Cowboys football game.
“We are the warriors and the villagers and the hope that lives,” Tarrah Stroda told the 300 people assembled for the 11th annual Hope Lives celebration Wednesday evening.
Wes Duey of the Abilene Fire Department demonstrates to Skyler Wilson and fellow students at Kennedy Elementary School Wednesday morning a breathing apparatus used by firefighters. As part of Fire Prevention Week, firefighters gave demonstrations to school children in Abilene.
INDIANAPOLIS – Dickinson County Republican Women’s Organization won the national Gold Award for Achievement during the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) 40th Biennial Convention held Sept. 27-29 in Indianapolis.
Early morning rains threatened to cast a pall over Saturday’s Heritage Day Festival in Abilene, but the skies cleared just in time for the 10 a.m. opening and by early afternoon the sun was shining.
The Dickinson County Commission approved a conditional use permit (CUP), allowing the construction of duplexes at 1974 Hawk Road, the same property where the Brown Memorial Home for the Aged is located.
Dickinson County 4-H’ers will observe National 4-H Week from Oct. 6-12. The annual event is a time for millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni across the country to celebrate everything 4-H.
If a new Holiday Inn Express does not get built north of its present location, that could negatively impact the city’s income, Abilene CVB Director Julie Roller-Weeks said at a study session of the Abilene City Commission Monday.
District court Judge Benjamin Sexton swears in Marty Holt as Dickinson County’s register of deeds. Holt, who was the deputy register, was selected by precinct members of the Republican Party to fill the unexpired term left open when Jill Freeman. Also pictured, left, is deputy register Rose …
Hard work was a fact of life for Dickinson County’s early settlers as they toiled from sunup to sundown, and it begs the question: Were the good old days really that good?