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Law Enforcement Mobilize For Labor Day Weekend

Todd PittengerAugust 30, 2017

Law enforcement around Kansas, including in Abilene, are mobilizing over Labor Day Weekend working additional hours to help keep Kansas roads safe, and to help decrease the number of drunk drivers. The Kansas Highway Patrol joins 150 other local law enforcement agencies across the state to participate in the Kansas Department of Transportation’s STEP (Special Traffic Enforcement Program) camp...

Chisholm Trail Traveling Exhibit Opens

Todd PittengerAugust 30, 2017

A special exhibit created for the Symphony in the Flint Hills Gallery is currently at the Eisenhower Presidential Library. "The Chisholm Trail: Driving the American West" is now on display in the Library building gallery. The exhibit will be open during regular operating hours from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. daily through mid-October, including Labor Day weekend as Abilene celebrates the Chisholm Trail 1...

Hunting Flood Gates to Open

Todd PittengerAugust 30, 2017

Friday marks the opening of hunting seasons in Kansas. With the arrival of September, the hunting season floodgates open with dove, teal, deer, greater prairie chicken, and snipe seasons opening in quick succession. And while September can’t get here quickly enough for most hunters, there is much to do before it does. First, go to www.ksoutdoors.com where you can apply for Special Hunts, whic...

Money Donations Best Way to Help

Todd PittengerAugust 30, 2017

Donations of things like bottled water are not the best way to help the hurricane victims in Texas. The Kansas Division of Emergency Management is urging Kansans who wish to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey on the Gulf Coast, to donate money to a reputable volunteer, charitable or faith-based organization rather than sending food, clothing or other goods. “Too often, well-meaning peopl...

Ike ‘Pardners’ With Chisholm Trail 150 Celebration

Todd PittengerAugust 30, 2017

Giddy up to the Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene Labor Day weekend! In 'pardnership' with the Trails, Rails, and Tales festival, a number of western themed activities will take place at the Eisenhower campus. Activities will include a free "Mooovie Marathon," U.S. Cavalry demonstrations, Civil War encampment, and western heritage exhibits. The "Mooovie Marathon" will be held in the Vi...

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