Where to Find Back to School "Stuff the Bus" Supply Donation Boxes in Abilene
It’s now August and that means Back-to-School. Hard to believe it’s right around the corner but school will start in about 3 week; August 27th for both Abilene & Wylie ISD. Everyone will need school supplies but sometimes money can be tight and folks could use a little help. That’s where “stuff the bus” locations can provide some relief.
Orphaned, Spotted Lamb Adopted By Dalmatian Dog [VIDEO]
We all need love, though it comes in strange ways at times. When an Australian farmer found one of his lambs had been orphaned he wasn’t sure what to do; that’s when his Dalmatian dog stepped up.
Top 3 "Must Have" Back to School Gadgets For College Students
Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images News School starts for college kids in the next few weeks and for many parents, as well as the students, it's a world unknown. What will they need, for the dorm/apartment, or better yet for class? I have 3 gadgets that could make a college students life much easier. T ...
Abilene Community Theatre Presents "Everyman" August 10 & 11
The Abilene Repertory Theatre Alumni in conjunction with Abilene Community Theatre present “Everyman”, a morality play, this Friday and Saturday evening. This is a fundraiser to help keep theatre alive in Abilene and also honor two members that passed away last year. This is a great show for church groups and tickets are going fast.
Rising Star Volunteer Fire Department Annual Dove Fest Events for Non-Hunters
Dove season is just around the corner and while many people hunt, others do not. The RSVFD Dove Fest offers events for those of you who do not hunt. The annual dove fest is the primary fund raiser for the Rising Star Volunteer Fire Department.
"Ride For A Cure" Motorcyle Ride Benefits American Cancer Society on September 1st
“Ride for a Cure” benefit for the American Cancer Society is being organized by Heath Page for September 1st at Kent’s Harley Davidson. Heath’s sister, Jessie, was recently diagnosed with cervical cancer and has undergone chemo and radiation. Heath wanted to do something to help find a cure so others don’t have to face this. The proceeds (100%) from the ride will go to the ACS to provide servi
NASA’s "Curiosity" Rover Set To Land On Surface of Mars this Sunday [VIDEO]
I watched a movie the other night that I had never heard of called “Mission to Mars” with Gary Sinise, Tim Robbins and Don Cheadle. Apparently this movie was released in 2000. It was interesting and somewhat farfetched, or so I thought at the time. It seems it is more realistic than I had imagined. I know we’ve already landed on Mars but this newest mission to the red planet is a little differe
Will the Dancing with the Stars All-Star Event Be Worth Watching?
One of my favorite reality shows, and I don’t like reality shows, is Dancing with the Stars. I think it is a well planned show. Sometimes I don’t agree with the judges decisions, but who does? I think it’s great entertainment and I love to watch stars that have never danced actually come in and surprise everyone. Well now that the show is entering it’s 800th season, it’s time for the “All-Stars” v
Find Out What the Phrase "Once in a Blue Moon" Means and When You Can See One
It’s a phrase I’ve heard for years, my grandparents and parents said it and now I say it but what does the phrase “once in a blue moon” actually mean? I’ve always heard it used in reference to something that happens very rarely. For the most part that is true.
Abilene Law Enforcement and Texas Roadhouse Team Up For Special Olympics Fundraiser This Thursday
Abilene law enforcement and the community have always had a good relationship. The officers have trading cards to give to kids, they go to the schools, they have programs to teach bike and car safety and they always go above and beyond to help a great cause. This Thursday, July 26th law enforcement and Texas Roadhouse have teamed up to give you a great dining experience and raise money for the S
12th Armored Division Memorial Museum Reunion and Parade To Be Held August 1-5 in Abilene [VIDEO]
The 12th Armored Division were known as the “Hellcats” during WWII. They were one of the best fighting units of the war. August 1-5 that unit will be celebrated with a reunion and parade in downtown Abilene.
Using the Art of Tattooing to Cover Breast Cancer Scars [VIDEO]
Tattoos have become very popular over the last few years and more and more women are getting them. It’s not for me but having had breast cancer, I ran across this story on a breast cancer site. It seems women who have had mastectomy surgery are getting the tattoos to cover their scars.