According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, there are currently 358 active missing children reports in Texas.

What about missing adults/persons?

Well, according to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NAMUS), there are 2,043 current missing persons cases in the Lone Star State.

Out of those 2,043, there are 12 that are still missing from right here in Abilene, Texas.

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You've probably seen billboards alerting us of some of these missing persons. The one I see the most is for Clay Rodman. Hopefully, one of these days, these missing people will find their way home and be reunited with their families.

The harsh reality, though, is that some won't be found but that can't give us an excuse to give up hope or to quit searching.

So please take a moment to check out the photos below of the 12 people currently missing from Abilene and please call Abilene Police Department if you've seen any of them.

Abilene Missing Person Cold Cases

Here are 12 cold cases of missing persons who were last seen in Abilene, Texas.

Once again, if you believe you've seen any of those missing persons, please contact the Abilene Police Department at 325-673-8331.

In 2021, there were well over 500,000 reports of missing persons, in America, and over 200,000 of those were adults over the age of 18, according to the Center for the Missing.

In Texas, of the 46,000+ missing persons reports, over 12,000 were adults.

Bet You Didn't Know: 10 Bizarre Texas Laws Still on the Books

Many states still have strange laws on the books that aren’t enforced or taken seriously anymore, and Texas is no exception.

Most of these laws are just funny now, but at one time, there was a valid (or at least somewhat valid) reason for them to exist.

Texas has plenty of strange rules and regulations that you could technically be prosecuted for if you violate them, since they've never been amended. Some of these are only for specific cities and not state-wide, but all of them are pretty odd!

Let's take a look at 10 of the weirdest ones in the Lone Star State.