Monday's closings, road work continues
Roadwork will continue in Abilene next week after being delayed this week due to rain. Reconstruction of the First and Buckeye intersection will begin Tuesday....more»
Time for choice
Dickinson County voters will decide soon whether to support a half-cent sales tax for the sole purpose of financing road and bridge maintenance and construction....more»
Appearing in Hope
What: Live carving shows When: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sept 5 Where: North of Elliott’s Barbershop on North Main Street in Hope Cost: Free. Carvings available to take home....more»
Seeing what others can't
With a heavy chainsaw in hand, loud buzzing in his ears and flying sawdust surrounding it all, Ted Houlton guides his chainsaw in careful lines and curves....more»
Abilene seeking to fill EDC vacancy
Abilene currently has one vacancy on its Economic Development Council to replace Larry Coulson, who was appointed to the city ‘s Planning Commission during Monday’s Abilene City Commission meeting....more»
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, garden, Bob spends countless hours volunteering in others’ gardens....more»
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 suffered at a party in rural Dickinson County Sunday....more»
Bayer likely to finish streets Friday
Reflector-Chronicle Staff Local street improvements are continuing this week in Abilene and should be wrapped up by Friday, according to Lon Schrader, director of Public Works....more»
Scouring for snacks
By TIFFANY RONEY The students roamed grocery store aisles, inspecting items and marking sheets. This was not a scavenger hunt — they were culinary artists in training....more»
City OKs bus parking request over objections
By KATHY HAGEMAN The Abilene City Commission approved a zoning agreement Monday allowing USD 435 to use a facility at 1500 N. Mulberry St....more»



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