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12 arrested after wild day of fights at Sweetwater High School  KTXS

Sweetwater police arrested 12 students after what Chief Brian Frieda called a "wild day" of fights at the high school. Frieda said they still have a lot to investigate, ...



Sweetwater High School, Middle School Placed on Lockdown  San Angelo LIVE!

SWEETWATER, TX-- A social media post directed at Sweetwater Middle School prompted Sweetwater ISD officials to place the middle school and Sweetwater ...



Rumor of armed suspect sparks fight at Sweetwater High School  KTXS

One person is in custody and a second person is wanted by the Sweetwater Police Department after a rumor of an armed suspect sparked a fight at Sweetwater ...



Stadium Project: Mustang Bowl (Sweetwater, Texas)  High School Football America

Many say that Mustang Stadium at Sweetwater High School in west Texas is the best in all of Texas. It's hard to disagree with that assertion. The Mustang Bowl ...



Sweetwater spirit: One moment brings friendship alive for boy with autism  Big Country Homepage

SWEETWATER, Texas (KRBC) - For a 6-year-old, the first day of school can be pretty scary but when Conrad Smith pulled up to Southeast Elementary School ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Pecos falls to Sweetwater in close battle  Odessa American

PECOS Riding a pair of six-game losing skids, both Pecos and visiting Sweetwater were each hungry for a win.



Sweetwater trio signs to play Division I football  KTXS

The three biggest pieces of the Sweetwater football team's three-year stretch of success made their decisions together on Friday afternoon.Quarterback Chris ...



Superintendent: Sweetwater High staffer  KTXS

The truancy prevention coordinator at Sweetwater High School who was involved in a pep rally fight with a student late last week is “no longer employed with the ...



Sweetwater volleyball bounces back from 'disastrous' tournament to down Clyde  ReporterNews.com

The way Sweetwater played Tuesday, coach Lauren Doyle may never wear shoes again. The Lady Mustangs bounced back to beat Clyde in straight sets.



Texas Rangers investigating fight...  KTXS

A fight between a Sweetwater High School student and a school staffer is being investigated by the Texas Rangers, and while video has circulated social media, ...



Crowds slither into Sweetwater for 60th annual rattlesnake roundup  ReporterNews.com

Spring temperatures brought the crowds Saturday to the 60th annual World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup.



Temple welcomes back Coach Dexter Knox  KXXV News Channel 25

Temple Wildcat Athletics is excited to announce Coach Dexter Knox is returning to the Temple High School Football coaching staff as the Assistant Head ...



Charm school, but with snakes  ReporterNews.com

The Sweetwater Jaycees introduced this year's Miss Snake Charmer contestants to the Big Country.



Shane Mobley to leave Sweetwater to...  KTXS

Sweetwater High School Head Football Coach Shane Mobley announced Wednesday that he will be leaving the Mustangs to take a job at Sealy High School in ...



As other rattlesnake roundups fade, Sweetwater is going strong  San Antonio Express-News

SWEETWATER — It's not likely that many mothers come to the Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup to encourage their teen's involvement with the deadly pit ...



World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup invades Sweetwater  ReporterNews.com

Sweetwater will be rounding up the visitors March 8-11 for the World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup.



18-year-old Sweetwater teen wins Gold...  KTXS

A Sweetwater teen won a gold medal at his first national powerlifting competition this weekend.



Former Sweetwater teacher indicted on...  KTXS

A former teacher and football coach at Sweetwater High School was indicted on three child sex charges this week.



HS sports roundup: Shallowater volleyball advances to regional tournament  LubbockOnline.com

VOLLEYBALL PLAYOFFSSWEETWATER — Mady McCully had the top performance in Shallowater's 30-28, 25-21, 25-19 win Tuesday against Sonora in the ...



Head track coach at Cooper HS reinstated after she says she was demoted for having baby  Big Country Homepage

Cooper High School's head track coach has been reinstated after she was reassigned to a different position - a demotion she says occurred because she had a ...



Water-logged Abilene High, Hawley among advancing marching bands from regional contest  ReporterNews.com

Abilene High marching band overcomes tough weather situations to advance to the 6A area competition Saturday in Odessa; Hawley band advancing, too.



Senior Spotlight: Judith Brentz - Great Chemistry!  Big Country Homepage

(Sweetwater, TX) -- A high percentage of public school teachers in Texas start thinking about retiring once they've invested about thirty years into their students, ...



New UIL Realignment: Wylie, Cooper & Abilene High on the move  KTXS

ABILENE, Texas — The bi-annual University Interscholastic League realignment took place on Thursday morning at Birdville ISD in Fort Worth, as new districts ...



Abilene man recovering from gunshot to chest  Big Country Homepage

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - An Abilene man is recovering after being shot in the chest Saturday afternoon. Police said 17-year-old Ethan Caballero is ...



Art Briles Was Paid More Than $15 Million After Getting Fired, New Tax Records Show  EverythingLubbock.com

The Dallas Morning News reported that Baylor University paid former Head Football Coach Art Briles more than $15.1 million after firing him in 2016.



Sweetwater attorney sentenced to 11...  KTXS

Sweetwater attorney John Young was sentenced to 26 years in prison on Wednesday by a jury in Tom Green County for forging a millionaire's will for his own ...



Law enforcement arrests 20 suspected drug dealers in Coleman drug sweep  KTXS

Twenty people have been arrested in Coleman in a drug sweep that was meant to cripple the city's meth problem. The arrests began on Friday at 6 a. m. with ...



Sisters, 11 and 14, killed in crash on I-20 in Abilene  KTXS

Two sisters -- ages 11 and 14 -- are dead after an accident Friday morning on westbound I-20 in Abilene.The accident occurred about 8:15 a.m.Chief Stan ...



Grass fire threatened explosives plant in Zephyr, forced evacuations  KTXS

Tuesday 6 p.m.The Zephyr fire is 1200 acres and 60% contained.=======Tuesday 10:30 a.m.The fire is 1200 acres and 50% contained.=======Tuesday 10 ...



Major crash shuts down eastbound I-20 in Abilene  Big Country Homepage

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Traffic is being rerouted along eastbound Interstate 20 in east Abilene following a major crash early Wednesday morning.



Still bringin' it  Sealy News

With a year of familiarity in the city and the same coaching staff surrounding him, second-year Head Coach Shane Mobley is ready to break in the new turf at T.J. ...



UIL Realignment: Wylie jumps to Class...  KTXS

ABILENE, Texas - The Wylie Bulldogs will officially join Class 5A athletics for the 2018-2019, and 2019-2020 school years, according to the re-alignment ...



4 young men killed in I-20 crash identified  Big Country Homepage

4 young men from Lubbock killed in a crash on I-20 in Callahan County have been identified.



Mobley returns to SHS as head football coach  Sweetwater Reporter

Although he's actually a Big Lake native, Shane Mobley said his hiring Monday as head football coach and athletic director at Sweetwater High School feels like ...



Abilene firefighter injured in Colorado motorcycle crash dies  KTXS

An Abilene firefighter who was injured nearly three weeks ago in a motorcycle crash in Colorado has died. Mike Degering, 44, passed away Thursday evening ...



134 Campuses Nominated For Capturing Kids' Hearts National Showcase Schools Award  PR Web

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (PRWEB) December 13, 2017 -- Since 1990, campuses nationwide have experienced amazing outcomes with Capturing Kids' ...



Foust crowned 2015 Miss Snake Charmer  Sweetwater Reporter

The annual Miss Snake Charmer pageant was full of surprises and unique talent. Mikeilah Foust, a junior at Sweetwater High School, was crowned Miss Snake ...



VIDEO: Texas woman urinates in stranger's driveway  KTXS

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (CBS Austin) - A man in New Braunfels came home over the weekend to discover security camera footage of strangers parking at his ...



A Second Chance At Life  Big Country Homepage

After being released from prison, one local man has made it his mission to help others make the best of their second chances.



Shooting suspects on the run in Colorado City  Big Country Homepage

UPDATE: Shooting suspects in custody - click here for the latest.



Hardin-Simmons University cutting programs, staff, closing campuses  KTXS

Hardin-Simmons University is cutting programs and staff, and closing campuses. President Eric Bruntmeyer said theBoard of Trustees made the decision last ...



9-year-old girl killed in car crash just moments after taking first-day-of-school photo  KTXS

RUSK COUNTY, Texas (WOAI) -- More than $5000 has been raised for the family of a 9-year-old girl who died in a car crash in Rusk County, Texas just ...



Meth prices drop 80% in 2 years, contributing to children testing positive in Taylor County  Big Country Homepage

Hundreds of children test positive for methamphetamine in Taylor County each year, and the number continues to rise as the drug becomes cheaper and easier ...



Police chase goes through Callahan County school zone at 100-plus miles per hour  KTXS

The Callahan County Sheriff's Office said a driver led them on a high speed chase across the county at speeds up to 125 miles per hour. According to Sheriff ...



Abilene Salvation Army offers men free 10-month rehab program  Big Country Homepage

Abilene's Salvation Army has become a safe haven for male addicts looking to get their lives together after detoxing from various drugs.



Brownwood police searching for armed, dangerous fugitive  KTXS

Brownwood police are searching for an armed and dangerous fugitive. Luis Rivera Cintron, 33, is wanted forsexual assault of a child. RELATED: Cintron ...



Police: Abilene mom uses Facebook Live to threaten to kill husband, 2 children  KTXS

An Abilene woman is accused of going live on Facebook while holding a gun and threatening to kill her husband and his two children. Merecedees Yvette Scott ...



Carter, Russell B.  Waco Tribune-Herald

Russell B. Carter. Oct. 7, 1964 - Sept. 3, 2017. Russell B. Carter, 52, passed away September 3, 2017. Services will be 10 a.m., Friday, September 8, ...



African refugee, 23, shot in chest after answering door at Abilene apartment during party  KTXS

Abilene police say a refugee from Africa was killed in an overnight shooting.The victim is 23-year-old Chance Bonni.According to Chief Stan Standridge, Bonni ...



Jury selection underway for Jones County capital murder trial  KTXS

Jury selection is underway for a high-profile capital murder trial in Jones County.More than 1400 people were summoned as potential jurors for the capital ...



High-speed chase that went through 3 counties ends in Eastland County  KTXS

A high-speed chase through three counties ended in Eastland County with the driver that was being pursued going to the hospital.The Parker County Sheriff's ...



Shots fired at south Abilene business  KTXS

Abilene police say shots were fired at a south Abilene business.According to the incident report, the victim was inside the shop at 282 Ruidosa Avenue when ...



Man wanted in Austin arrested in south Abilene after police chase  KTXS

A man wanted in Austin was arrested in south Abilene on Friday after leading police on a chase. Around 4 p. m. on Friday, the Abilene Police Department ...



Where in the world is Bill Gersonde?  KTXS

According to an anonymous Abilene Zoo staff member, Abilene Zoo Director Bill Gersonde has not been at work since an "all-staff meeting" was called on ...



Abilene man arrested for aggravated sexual assault of girl, 13  KTXS

An Abilene man is accused of a child sex crime. Lee Herman Ramirez, Jr. , 37, was arrested Thursday by Abilene police and charged withaggravated sexual ...



Warning issued after 'Killer Bee' attack in Breckenridge  KTXS

People in Breckenridge were warned to stay inside Friday afternoon after someone was attacked byAfricanized bees -- also known as "killer bees.



Father, son who killed neighbor over trash re-arrested, bond increased to $250000  KTXS

The father and son who killed their neighbor in a fight over trash have been re-arrested after a judge increased their bond to $250000. "Both John and Michael ...



Police: Man tries to run over girlfriend, plows through San Angelo Walmart  KTXS

The San Angelo Police Department said that a man was trying to run over his girlfriend when he plowed through a San Angelo Walmart in his pickup truck early ...



Arrest warrant obtained for man linked to string of car burglaries in Clyde  KTXS

The Clyde Police Department is investigating several reports of car burglaries on the south side of their city and need the public's help in finding the suspect.



Abilene woman pleads guilty in deadly hit-and-run involving a pedestrian  KTXS

An Abilene woman involved in a hit-and-run accident that killed a pedestrian pleaded guilty on Wednesday. Teresa Ann Dominy, 65, faces two to 20 years in ...



Contrary to speculation, Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen still 'exploring' locating in Abilene  KTXS

ABILENE, Texas -- Signage had been posted at the new Abilene Village shopping complex indicating Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen planned to open at the site.



Top 10 Sealy sports stories of 2017  Sealy News

In a year riled in controversy and pessimism in seemingly every subject from politics, natural disasters, celebrities and even professional sports, it was hard for ...



Autopsy photos of Abilene corrections officer shown during inmate's capital murder trial  KTXS

Gruesome photos of Marianne Johnson's body were shown during Day 5 of the Dillion Gage Compton capital murder trial. Compton is accused of killing ...



Abilene man indicted for 2016 murder of woman shot in head  KTXS

An Abilene man was indicted Thursday for the 2016 murder of a woman who was found shot in the head. A Taylor County grand jury indicted Charles Edward ...



Marching bands seek to be the '1'  ReporterNews.com

Abilene, area marching bands seek superior ratings at UIL region contest Monday at WHS football field.



2 injured in overnight house fire in south Abilene  KTXS

Two people and a dog were killed in anovernight house fire in south Abilene.“This is a hard one. It's not very often that the Abilene Fire Department or the City of ...



Indictment: Murder suspects went to apartment to rob Cooper graduate  KTXS

Two of the four people accused of killing an African refugee and Cooper High School graduate said they were just going to the apartment to commit a robbery ...



Abilene man arrested on child sex charges, bond set at $350000  KTXS

An Abilene man is facing multiple felony charges related to a child sex crime. According to jail records, Abilene police arrested Michael Darren Foster, Jr. , 26, on ...



2 injured in rollover wreck in Merkel while heading to Abilene vet to neuter cat  KTXS

A mother and son were injured in a rollover wreck along I-20 in Merkel. Rescue crews told KTXS the driver took the exit at mile marker 269 too fast. The car hit a ...



Abilene mom shoots, kills bobcat in her backyard  KTXS

An Abilene woman shot and killed a bobcat that was prowling around her backyard. Paula Kitchens said her daughter's dog was barking up a storm Friday at the ...



39 indicted by Taylor County grand jury  KTXS

A Taylor County grand jury indicted 39 people on Thursday including a man Abilene police say killed a woman and buried her under his house. 1. Richard ...



Abilene police believe missing woman was murdered, buried under house  KTXS

Abilene police believe a woman who went missing nearly two years ago was murdered and buried under a house.Police got a tip thatPatricia Ann Smith Ford, ...



Video: Storm spawns possible tornadoes in West Texas  KTXS

SEAGRAVES, Texas -- Severe weatherproduced several possible tornadoes and lots of hail southwest of Lubbock on Tuesday.KTXS storm chaser Stacy Gifford ...



Barron's run as Baird athletic director/head football coach ends  KTXS

Monday morning, Dave Campbell's Texas Football was first to report that the five-year run for Chad Barron was over at Baird ISD.Barron served as the head ...



Goodfellow AFB told to be ready by July 31 for housing immigrants, according to mayor  KTXS

The Mayor of San Angelo confirmed to KTXS News on Tuesday that the Trump Administration expects Goodfellow Air Force Base to be ready by next month to ...



Autopsy report: woman overdosed on meth before taking drug test at Brown County Courthouse  KTXS

A woman found dead inside of a bathroom at the Brown County Courthouse last month consumed more than the lethal limit of methamphetamine, according to a ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Crane has more than 100 applicants for head football coach opening  Odessa American

Crane ISD interim superintendent Bill Boyd has received more than 100 applications from coaches around the country for the head football coach opening, with ...



Murder of 13-year-old Brownwood girl remains unsolved 29 years later  KTXS

For the last five years, Shane Agan has been the groundskeeper at the Greenleaf Cemetery in Brownwood.Every day, Agan mows grass and cuts weeds around ...



Abilene and Big Country events Oct. 26, 2017  ReporterNews.com

vents and meetings happening in Abilene and the Big Country 10/26 to 10/29.



Great news: 2 of 4 San Angelo children who lost parents & baby sister in crash out of ICU  KTXS

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Wyatt Clemens, one of the four San Angelo children who lost their parents and baby sister in a head-on crash, is out of the Intensive ...



$7,500 Reward Offered for Wanted TX Child Sex Predator  Big Country Homepage

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Jahmar Nykel Young, 37, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7500 is ...



Woman suffers 'life-threatening' injuries in 4-vehicle accident on Loop 322 in Abilene  KTXS

A 16-year-old male is being blamed for a four-vehicle crash on Friday night on Loop 322 that severely injured an Abilene woman.According to police, the ...



Free Holiday Meals & Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving  Big Country Homepage

Free holiday meals and restaurants open for business on Thanksgiving.



Former deacon at Abilene church indicted for continuous sexual abuse of a child  KTXS

A former deacon at an Abilene church was indicted by a Taylor County grand jury on Thursday for continuous sexual abuse of a child. According to the ...



Newly-elected Brown County Judge plans to release top 5 priorities  KTXS

In a defeat that stunned even the winner, Brown County voters elected a new county judge for the first time in 26 years.Incumbent Brown County Judge Ray West ...



Everything You Need to Know About Art Briles, Best Coach in the State of Texas  Bleacher Report

Do you remember when being the new head football coach at Baylor meant that you were only months away from the hot seat and then only a few more losses ...



Police ID Abilene man killed in officer-involved shooting  KTXS

ABILENE, Texas -- Police Chief Stan Standridge has identified the man shot and killed by police Friday while serving two warrants for indecency with a child and ...



New B-21 stealth bomber coming to Dyess pending OK from Congress  KTXS

Dyess Air Force Base will be home to the new B-21 stealth bomber if Congress signs off President Trump's $18-billion budget proposal.On Monday, the Air ...



Abilene police: 4 arrested in drug investigation, 3 children in the home  KTXS

Police arrested four people on drug charges after executing a search warrant at a north Abilene home while three children were present.The four arrested were ...



New indoor play space opening in Abilene  KTXS

We're just a few weeks away from a new indoor play area for kids.Abilene Jump Zone is under construction at 2636 Barrow St.KTXS talked to the owners who ...



Massive Brown County bust targets...  KTXS

Thirty-three people have been arrested and 24 more are being sought as part of a nearly 20-month investigation into drug rings in Brown County, some with ...



1 of 3 suspects indicted for using...  KTXS

One of three Romanian nationals accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars as part of an ATM skimmer scam in Abilene has been indicted.



Deadly Abilene crash: Dragster driver fondly remembered by racing community  KTXS

ABILENE, Texas -- Tim Pesch sadly looks back on this past Saturday.“A bad day for the racing community in Abilene,” Pesch said, referring to a day when ...



Brownwood teen arrested on charges of aggravated child sexual assault and prostitution  KTXS

A Brownwood teenager remains in jail on two charges related to sex crimes, according to Brown County Jail records.Dustin Ray Aguirre, 19, of Brownwood, was ...



Hawley parent: Son did not make...  KTXS

A Hawley High School student will remain in custody for another two weeks after police said he made a terroristic threat against the school. Draven Watts was ...



Historic building located in downtown Brownwood sells  KTXS

The old Weakley-Watson Sporting Goods store now has a pair of new owners after selling last week.Pecan Bayou Enterprises purchased the historic building ...



Burn ban passed in Scurry County  KTXS

Scurry County commissioners implemented a burn ban on Tuesday.That means no outdoor burning of any kind is allowed.Snyder has only gotten .1 of rain ...



Pastor describes Ryan Riggs' murder...  KTXS

LAKE BROWNWOOD, Texas - Pastor Ron Keener at the North Lake Community Church was one of the first to learn of Ryan Riggs' involvement in the death of ...



32 indicted by Taylor County grand jury  KTXS

A Taylor County grand jury indicted 32 people Thursday on charges ranging from evading arrest to aggravated assault.



Alliance of American Football franchise coming to San Antonio  KTXS

The Alliance of American Football is coming to San Antonio.The AAF announced San Antonio as a new franchise Wednesday morning.Our Don Harris gave us ...



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