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The Poet’s Corner Podcasts (Season 3)

Season 3 hosts Crystal Rae and Dave Smith Our third season of our hit series featured more great original work from members of our community, including some excellent poetry from students at Wylie Junior High. Poet: Audrey Vaughn Poem-Friends Poem-Types of Friends Poet: Bailey and Lora Poem-We Just Want To Be Heard (with Lora Ochoa) […]

The Poet’s Corner Podcasts (Season 2)

Season Two (2009-2010) Hosted by Joshua Jones/Dave Bendinger The second season of our hit series The Poet’s Corner features more original poems from members of the Abilene community. Some are well-seasoned poets and others are just giving writing a try. Click on the Poem titles below to hear each episode. Poet: Marsha Harper Poem: Death […]

The Poet’s Corner Podcasts (Season 1)

Season One (2008-2009) Hosted by Dave Bendinger The first season of our hit series The Poet’s Corner features many original poems from members of the Abilene community. Some are well-seasoned poets and others are just giving writing a try. Click on the Poem titles below to hear each episode. Poet: Al Haley Poem: For A […]

Historical Fiction For The Summer

For your summer reading list, you may be wary of vampires and other folklore that has been the main genre of popularity on store bookshelves. Perhaps historical fiction is something you’ve contemplated reading over the next few months. If so, Penguin Books’ My Name Is Mary Sutter could be the ticket for you. The book […]

Abilene Airfest 2011

With a major military installation such a huge part of our city, aircraft have long had a prominent role in Abilene. And we as residents have a long fascination with flight. Each year flight fans, civilians and members of the military come together to celebrate the art of flight at the Abilene Airfest. This year, […]

Dyess Celebrates The C-130 Cargo Plane

With modern technology, we aren’t accustomed to having equipment last more than a few years. Even in the auto mobile industry, once a car reaches 25 years old it’s considered an antique. One would think the same rules would apply to our military. But when you have a piece of equipment that continues to perform […]

Social Worker’s Introspective Season 2

March is National Social Work Month and as a way to celebrate the may contributions social workers make in our community, this special series gives them a voice to talk about what they do each and every day. This is the second season of our award winning series. This season, host Dave Smith speaks with […]

New Culinary School Coincides With New Restaurant

Joel and Trish Trublood have owned and managed TruBlu Catering for many years in Abilene. Recently they’ve taken a dive into another realm of the food industry-restaurants. Adding to that they are also opening their doors on Tuesday nights for one-on-one cooking instructions with chef Joel Trublood. Despite the tough economy and the fact that […]

Classical Artist Spotlight: Michael Shih

The Abilene Philharmonic prepares to begin its 2010-2011 concert series this weekend with a performance featuring Michael Shih. Shih, concertmaster of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra (FWSO) since 2001, has performed throughout America and around the world. A United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts, he was a winner in the Naumburg Violin Competition and […]

In-Studio Conversation With NPR’s Juan Williams

Juan Williams, NPR news correspondent and Fox news analyst, was in Abilene this week for a joint fundraiser for Abilene Christian Schools and Abilene Public Radio. KACU’s Dave Smith sat down with Juan and had this conversation. Play

Social Worker’s Introspective Finale

March is National Social Work month and KACU concludes its series with one more look at an area social worker Host & Producer: Dave Smith KACU Special Program Airdate: March 21, 2010 Play/mp3/2:30 Also in this series: Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3 – Part 4 – Part5 – Part 6

Social Worker’s Introspective Part 6

March is National Social Work month and KACU is celebrating by providing listeners with a closer look at and appreciation for our area social workers. Host & Producer: Dave Smith KACU Special Program Play/mp3/2:30 Also in this series: Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3 – Part 4 – Part5 – Part 7

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