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Big Country Balloon Fest blows into Red Bud Park

This past weekend marked the 19th annual Big Country Balloon Fest. The festivities kicked off on Friday morning and KACU’s Ashlyne Lanza was there to find out all about the event and all the fun in store. View the original post on

Terry Bradshaw Talks “Faith, Football and Family”

Football icon, sports analyst and speaker, Terry Bradshaw paid a visit to the Key City for Global Samaritan Resources’ annual benefit event. Hundreds arrived for the event to hear Bradshaw speak on “football, faith and family.” KACU student reporters, Savanah Silva and Ashlyne Lanza spoke to attendants about why they chose to attend and support […]

“Calling Me Home”: A Conversation With Julie Kibler

KACU’s Walter Walker spoke with Julie Kibler, a local author featured during this year’s West Texas Book Festival. She spoke of her new book, “Calling Me Home.” She shares about everything, from her personal connection to the story to Warner Bros. interest in turning it into a movie. View the original post from

The Impact of The Book Industry Going ‘Tech’

In our society, technology is changing everyday. The way we communicate, learn and educate is centered in our love of all things “tech.” The book market is no exception. KACU’s Breylin Becton takes a look at the booming ebook market and how it is affecting both, authors and readers. View the original post here.

‘The Daytripper’ Pays A Visit To Abilene

We’ve all heard it before, everything is bigger in Texas. Every town in Texas has something great to offer and no one knows that more than Chet Garner, host of KERA’s hit show, The Daytripper. KACU’s Meagan Freeman sat down with Chet to talk with him about his love of Texas, his addiction to barbeque and his vision […]

Love Knows No Bounds

With February here, Love is in the air. Aside from the romantic aspects of Valentine’s Day there’s more to love than just flowers and hearts. KACU’s Zane Goggans with the help of Kelly Zhou, has this inspiring story of an Abilene couple with an inspiring and unusual tale of love. And you can see Ray […]

Bus accident claims one life, injures several others

An ACU bus carrying twelve students, 3 faculty and a spouse was in an accident traveling to Medina Children’s Home for an annual service project. Many were treated for injuries at varying hospitals and one student, sophomore Anabel Reid was killed in the crash. KACU-FM News At Noon Reporter: Blane Singletary Play/mp3/2:32

Social Responsibility In Local Businesses

Terry Johnson has been working with area residents for over seven years to help with planning for college and balancing family budgets. Most of the people he’s assisted come from lower income or disadvantaged areas. Now he’s launching a new initiative that gives local businesses affordable advertisement, and helps high school students learn business skills […]

Going Green in Abilene

You’ve seen the commercials, who wouldn’t want more money? And how can you save money and help protect the earth at the same time? Matthew Woodrow speaks with a local author Diedra Holley about how she cut her bills in half and reduced her global footprint. KACU News The News At Noon Air Date: Oct. […]

A New Organic Farm In Abilene

Organic is not a new buzz word, but we’re hearing it a lot more these days. With the opening of a new organic grocery on South Clack Street, an infamous member of the Locavore movement making an appearance a few months back at ACU (Joel Salatin), and the locavore movement making a louder noise in […]

The Effects Of Education Cuts

When the government announced that nationally there would be a deficit, political groups and pundits immediately started hailing what programs needed to be cut to balance the budget. In our state, a similar process is taking place as Texas leaders announced a $29 billion budget shortfall. As with most budget deficits, the first cuts made […]

Black History Month In Modern Culture

February is Black History Month. Across the country different people celebrate the month in a variety of ways. Over the years, the celebration of African-Americans in history has changed. In some cultures the focus has narrowed to a certain group of African-Americans, while in other places the celebration has taken a lesser role. We want […]

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