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Deep-Fried Turkey Safety Tips for the Most Delicious Thanksgiving Ever

There’s nothing quite like a deep-fried turkey to take your Thanksgiving menu to the next level. Regardless of how delicious the results are, though, it’s important to keep in mind that deep-frying a turkey is serious business with serious risks. Follow these deep-fried turkey safety tips from Hanner Chevrolvet and have a happy, safe Thanksgiving. […]

New ACU Stadium Lets Students and Fans Stay on Campus for Home Games

Abilene Christian University students and fans haven’t had the opportunity to watch their beloved home team play football on campus since 1958. That’s all about to change though, as construction finally wraps up on the new ACU stadium. The new stadium will seat roughly 9,500 fans with space for about 12,000 people overall. The university […]

Follow These Tips for Aspiring Pitmasters to Make Your Next Barbecue a Success

The kids are going back to school, the temperature is starting to drop, and football season is finally here; it’s the perfect time to fire up the grill, smoker, or barbecue pit. Whether you’re a first-time grill owner or a seasoned meat-smoker, cooking over a fire is serious business and certain precautions should be taken […]

Meet the Blue Duiker Antelope at the Abilene Zoo

When most people think of an antelope, they think of bounding creatures traversing the grasslands of Africa. Well, as it turns out, not all antelope are large. The Abilene Zoo got a new resident as of July 7th. The Blue Duiker antelope is now on display for the public to “aww” at. Blue Duiker Antelope […]

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Summer Grilling Tips

Everyone loves a good summer cookout, but if throwing a barbecue has never been your thing, fear not. These grilling tips from Hanner Chevrolet will help you make the most of your charcoal-fueled dinner. Preparation Before you get started, you’ll want to make sure everything is in order. Use a wire brush to scrub the […]

Things to Do in Abilene, Texas

Things to do in Abilene, Texas

Abilene may not be the capital of Texas, but it has a wide variety of attractions that are certain to appeal to visitors of all ages. From seeing some friendly animals to experiencing all the wonders Abilene has to offer, a visit here in never boring! Here’s a quick list of things to do in […]

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12 Fun Christmas Activities for the Family

Fun Christmas activities

The most wonderful time of the year is here! That means you’ll want to gather the family and take part in some fun Christmas activities. We’ve included some great ideas below. Make Wreaths Wreaths are a classy and pretty decoration for your door or around the house. You can make these out of real pine […]

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Abilene Zoo Events: Have Local, Family-Friendly Fun

One of our favorite places to visit in Abilene is the Abilene Zoo. With tons of exhibits and animals, this zoo is the perfect place to take family and friends this summer. Recent Abilene Zoo events celebrate the diversity of its wildlife, as well as welcome newcomer to the Abilene family. Recently, according to the […]

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Celebrate Pi Day with Some Pie

March 14th is a just a few days away and that means it is time to celebrate Pi Day. Just in case you don’t know, Pi is the irrational number that equals the circumference divided by the diameter of a circle. It is represented by the Greek letter π and in shortened form is written […]

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Top Five Apps Of 2015

Sunsets, good friends, a fulfilling career—these are important, but we know what really makes life worth living: smartphone apps. In case you missed out on some, here’s our list for the top five apps of 2015. Periscope-The best thing about the internet is sharing. We get to see inside others’ life in interesting ways. That’s […]

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