Posts by: abilene

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ASTRA Bank executives, along with members of the community and the Abilene Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of ASTRA’s newest location on Friday, August 18th, 2017. 

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  Last month, Sabrina and I went on a decluttering binge in preparation for the “Homes for the Holiday” tour.  While doing so, we ran across a copy of Dale Carnegie’s classic book, “How to Win Friends and Influence People”,…

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Yesterday the Abilene Planning Commission heard an application by a seamstress to change the zoning regulations to allow home occupations within the High Density Residential (R-3) zoning district.  In addition, the amendment included deleting an allowable space provision for home…

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Let me start with a quote that reflects the last several election cycles.   “It is only when the people become ignorant and corrupt, when they degenerate into a populace, that they are incapable of exercising their sovereignty.  Usurpation is…

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Welcome to the Abilene Area Chamber of Commerce’s latest member – KCLY 100.9 FM. KCLY 100.9 FM Radio For Grown-Ups is a radio station for people who have families, make decisions for households, watch their kids play sports, pay bills…

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I previously mentioned that the festival season is upon us.  As I hope many of you have, I’ve been taking in a healthy dose of live music.  Even though my family didn’t make the pilgrimage to the Walnut Valley Festival…

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I spent Labor Day recuperating from the “Trails, Rails, and Tales – 150th Anniversary of the Chisholm Trail” celebration.  Several people assumed a significant role in the planning and delivering of the festival.  Most notably: Michael Hook, Tim Sanders, Deb…

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I woke up this weekend to a dew kissed morning with a beautiful sunrise and a crispness in the air that was in the wake of a cold front that had come through the night before.  The coffee tastes just…

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Recently, Sabrina and I had occasion to stay at The Oxford Hotel in the “LoDo” area of downtown Denver.  She used to live in a Denver neighborhood, and I first visited the Wynkoop Brewery in LoDo in 1997 while on…

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