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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, […]

Pancakes Help Cancer Research

Shriners Hospital has a long standing relationship with IHOP, the restaurant most known for its pancakes. Each year, IHOP contributes part of its revenue to assist the Shriners Hospital. With more information and insights into this partnership, KACU’s Zane Goggans reports. KACU News The News At Noon Reporter: Zane Goggans, with Keyi Zhou >Play/mp3/2:33

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 […]

Mayor Archibald Delivers State Of The City Address

In the information age, we’re transfixed on learning how well things are working, what’s not working so well at all, and what our city, state, and national leaders are doing to fix the problems we see. A few weeks ago, the national stage was set for President Barack Obama to deliver his State Of The […]

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 […]

2nd and 4th Grade From The Top

From The Top, the nationally syndicated classical music program featuring young musicians, will be performing a live taping tonight in Abilene at the First Baptist Church downtown. The program has inspired audiences across the country with its amazing showcase of young classical artists. Locally, classes at an area elementary school have been inspired to write […]

Assistant City Manager Receives International Accredidation

The City of Abilene has a lot of high quality individuals in public office. One such man has proved that on an international level. Assistant City Manager David Vela is now one of about twelve-hundred local leaders world wide with the title Credentialed Manager. KACU’s Zane Goggins spoke with Mr. Vela here in the KACU […]

Abilenian Receives Boy Scouts Award

High Morals, integrity, and leadership are all traits that are praised in society. Last night in Abilene, one Big Country citizen was honored for upholding these characteristics. With a closer look, here is KACU reporter Meagan Hernandez. KACU News Reporter: Meagan Hernandez Airdate: October 22, 2010 The News At Noon Play/mp3/1:48

Texas Sources Of Energy

From rigging up a disco ball, lava lamps and a DJ table for a weekend party to something as simple as flipping a light switch we all use electricity. Matthew Woodrow takes a look as some of our top energy providers and what kind of effects they have on the environment. KACU News Reporter: Matthew […]

Powering Up: ACCCE Interview (Part 1)

As the summer starts to wind down you may still be recovering from air conditioning bills, only to be welcomed by winter and looming heating bills. Energy use and generation continue to be major issues when faced with increasing consumption. Today you are invited to join us for a series of stories that looks at […]

Tenaska’s Next Step For Permit

Tenaska has caused quite the debate in the past few months. The independent energy company recently announced it is a step closer to becoming a reality. The Texas State Office of Administrative Hearings has given some demands, but ultimately has recommended the plant for final approval for an air quality permit. With a closer look […]

Powering Up

From rigging up a disco ball, lava lamps and a DJ table for a weekend party to something as simple as flipping a light switch we all use electricity. Matthew Woodrow takes a look as some of our top energy providers and what kind of effects they have on the environment. KACU News Reporter: Matthew […]

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