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Veterans Day is a day to honor those who serve our country. KACU's Breylin Becton visited the 12th Armored Division Museum in downtown Abilene to find out what Veterans Day means to those that have dedicated their life to their country.

Remembering Michael Henry Martin

Oct 25, 2013

Michael Henry Martin is considered a local music icon. His unexpected passing was a shock to family, friends and the music community. KACU's Breylin Becton pays tribute to the man whose music will live on in our hearts forever.

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StoryCorps Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Oct 23, 2013

Back in 2008, Abilene Public Radio partnered with the non-profit organization, StoryCorps. Through our partnership, StoryCorps visited Abilene and allowed people to share their stories. From the happiest of times to the darkest of days, people shared their stories, forever memorializing them for future generations.

Helping Others: The Dream Center

Oct 21, 2013

Thousands of Americans deal with substance abuse everyday. Many want to quit these dangerous lifestyles, but don’t know where to turn. One Abilene organization is trying to help those who feel lost in a world of addiction. KACU’s Breylin Becton takes a look at The Dream Center.

More information on The Dream Center can be found on their website.

Last week, Abilene Christian University celebrated its' homecoming week. The week holds many traditional events for the university. One of the most anticipated of those is the theatre department's homecoming musical production. KACU's Meagan Freeman spoke to the cast and crew of Les Miserables as they prepared for the big show.

Last week, Abilene Christian University celebrated its' homecoming week. The week holds many traditional events for the university. One of the most anticipated of those is the theatre department's homecoming musical production. KACU's Meagan Freeman spoke to the cast and crew of Les Miserables as they prepared for the big show.

Do You Have A 'Heart For The Arts'?

Oct 11, 2013
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The fine arts has found an unexpected home in Abilene. A simple visit to downtown Abilene uncovers everything from art exhibits to musical productions. One Key City organization has made it a point to keep the fine arts a part of the town's environment.

Zombies Crawl Into Abilene

Oct 11, 2013
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On the second Thursday of each month, downtown Abilene is transformed into a celebration of the arts with Artwalk. Each event has its' own unique theme. October's theme brought zombies to the streets.

KACU's Meagan Freeman spoke with Bird Thomas with the Center For Contemporary Arts about what people could expect at the spooky celebration.

Big Country Balloon Fest Blows Into Red Bud Park

Sep 27, 2013
Walter Walker / Abilene Public Radio

Looking for some family fun this weekend? This weekend marks the 19th annual Big Country Balloon Fest. The festivities kicked off this morning and KACU's Ashlyne Lanza was there to find out all about the event and all the fun in store.

More information on the festivities can be found at bigcountryballoonfest.com.

"Calling Me Home": A Conversation With Julie Kibler

Sep 27, 2013
Walter Walker / Abilene Public Radio

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.

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.

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 this Abilene non-profit.

More information on Global Samaritan Resources can be found at globalsamaritan.com.