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A Night Out With Neighborhood Watch

As the holiday season approaches, eager shoppers begin the mad gift dash. This means cars and homes filled with goodies. What people forget is that this also means more incidents of thefts. Fortunately, the City of Abilene is taking extra precautions to keep it’s citizens safe. The recent neighborhood watch night out event gave Abilenians […]

Safety City Firehouse

Recenty, KACU reported on the groundbreaking ceremony conducted at Safety City, the ceremony marked the first step in the construction of the new police station. We also mentioned the fire station on the campus where students can experience what happens when a house catches fire. Now, the flames aren’t real, but as KACU’s Joshua Jones […]

City University

Complaints about all levels of bureaucracy are prevalent in our society, even in West Texas. Here in Abilene the city is taking extra measures to keep their citizens active and informed in the daily workings of the local government. For a closer look into the city of Abilene, here is KACU’s Meagan Hernandez. KACU News […]

Safety City Groundbreaking

Yesterday marked the latest step for the Melvin-Martin Center for Children’s Safety, also known as Safety City. Police Chief Stan Standridge along with Mayor Norm Archibald and members of the City Council held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new police station. Safety City is a child-size town complete with tiny buildings, streets and even functional […]

Passengers Diverted To Abilene Airport

Sever storms in North Texas closed the DFW airport on Wednesday, diverting several flights to Abilene. KACU’s Meagan Hernandez has the details. The News At Noon KACU News Reporter: Meagan Hernandez Play/mp3/

Abilene Adds New Zoo Director

he Abilene Zoo has undergone changes recently, including hiring a new Director. Bill Gersonde joins the staff of the Abilene Zoo, KACU’s Matthew Woodrow reports. KACU News News At Noon Reporter: Matthew Woodrow Play/mp3/1:26

Wind Energy Trade Fair

The sixth annual West Texas Wind Energy Trade Fair was held in Trent with wind energy experts from across the nation in attendance. Wind energy has quickly become a major industry in Texas as engineers and companies rush to the open plains of West Texas. KACU’s Jacquie Harbour reports. KACU News News At Noon Reporter: […]

Tenaska plans open house

Officials with Tenaska Energy, which is seeking to build a coal-fired power plant near Sweetwater, plan to conduct an open house during which the company will provide residents of Sweetwater and surrounding areas with information about the Trail Blazer Energy Center, the company said Monday. The open house will cover such topics as employment, air […]

Tenaska drops bid for Abilene water

After Abilene Mayor Norm Archibald and a few City Council members said they would not support Tenaska’s request for Abilene water for its proposed coal energy plant, company officials say water rights won’t keep them from their goal. Joshua Jones reports. KACU News Airtime: 1:08 Reporter: Joshua Jones Play/mp3/1:08

Abilene ends furlough days

In an effort to save money, the city of Abilene has instituted furlough days for city employees. The last scheduled furlough day is Friday. KACU’s Meagan Hernandez reports. KACU News Reporter- Meagan Hernandez Airtime: 1:00 Play/mp3/1:00

Some local pups head to the doghouse

Some local canines are being taken from the streets to newly expanded dog houses. KACU News Airtime: 2:00 Reporter: Jacquie Harbour Play/mp3/2:00

Memorial Day in the eyes of local veterans

While Memorial Day is a national holiday that celebrates the military and their victories that have given and prolonged our American freedoms, we don’t often hear what the day represents for those who have fought and died in these battles.  KACU’s Blane Singletary spoke with some area veterans on the significance of Memorial Day. KACU-FM […]

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