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Rudy Fernandez

God fearing Christian, country music loving all American red blooded west Texan! I love to FIRST OFF, spend time with my AWESOME WIFE DONNA and family then if I'm allowed I like to scuba, hunt, camp, workout, SHOOT GUNS, build stuff, remodel, Collect Guns, and did I mention shooting?...OK that's enough.
Abilene Gun & Knife Show
Photo by: Silver Spur Kim Sansom

Gun and Knife Show Comes to Abilene February 28th and March 1st

Didn't get that rifle or shotgun you wanted for Christmas? You're in luck, because the gun and knife show is returning to Abilene. As a shooting and hunting enthusiast myself, I am excited because the Silver Spur Gun and Blade Show will be at the Taylor Country Expo Center's Display Building for two days on February 28th and March 1st. 

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Rodney Carrinton Performing
(Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for Bud Light)

Watch Rodney Carrington Perform Funny Rendition of ‘Shout’

Okay, I know Rodney Carrington is an excellent comedian and I know he sings his own comedy songs. However I was blown away when I watched Rodney reprise the R&B classic "Shout". This hilarious video is from a the Toby Keith movie "Beer For My Horses" in which Carrington played a role in.

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New Years Foods at my house
Photo by: Rudy Fernandez

Traditional Foods for New Year’s that Bring Luck, Love and Money

The New Year marks a time for new beginnings, and a time to renew our hopes for love, luck and/or money. America is the melting pot of many cultures, and with all those cultures come their New Year's traditions, or as I call it "our crazy food superstitions...

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Santa Captured on Camera
Photo by: Sneakapeek09 via YouTube

At Last Video Proof That Santa Claus Does Exist

Okay, I for one am from the school of thought that believes 'there is a Santa Claus and there will always be a Santa.' Some people want to believe that there is no Santa and I always ask, "Then why all the Christmas holiday hoopla?" This year I found a way to prove my beliefs.

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K-9 and Handeler
Photo by Jeff T. Green/Getty Images

Sheriffs Office to Get New K-9 from Grand Opening of Moe’s Restaurant

The Taylor County Sheriffs Office will benefit from the grand opening of the restaurant located in the Lowes parking lot at 4134 Ridgemont Drive. One of the restaurant's owners, Ruth Musgrave told me that all of the money made during the grand opening  of Moe's Southwest Grill Thursday, will be donated directly to the Taylor County Sheriffs office for a new K-9. With only one stipulation.

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Hendrick Hospice
Photo by: Lynne Bruton Hendrick Health System

Hendrick Hospice Announces Plans to Build a Hospice Care Facility in Abilene

Hendrick Hospice Care plans to build a brand new 41,000 square foot facility. Currently, Hendrick's outpatient hospice is in one location, while their inpatient facility is inside Hendricks Medical Center and the administrative offices are in another location. This new $10.4 million Hospice Care Center will put all the hospice services in one location.

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Hospice Care Nurse checking blood pressure
Photo by: NationalHospice via YouTube

What Is Hospice Care?

I've learned that hospice is not a place but more so a philosophy of care. Hospice is dedicated to providing quality, in-depth compassionate care to anyone with a life threatening illness. I've learned that hospice is not just for the patient, it's for family members as well. I've also learned that Hospice helps me in dealing with the loss of a loved one. How have I learned this?

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Feast of Sharing
H-E-B Feast of Sharing McAllen YouTube

Annual Feast of Sharing Dinner in Abilene is December 9th

The annual "Feast of Sharing" dinner that is put on by H-E-B staff and Abilene city officials is Tuesday, December 9th, from 4pm till 8pm at the Abilene Civic Center. This years H-E-B Feast of Sharing is celebrating ten years. H-E-B Unit-Manager David McKenzie says he anticipates feeding over 10,000 guests in only 4 hours. What's for dinner this year?

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A bowl of chili
DJ Digital photo

View Volunteer Fire Department Chili Day is Dec. 7th

If you like a good bowl of chili and you like helping out local volunteer fire departments. You're in luck because the View Volunteer Fire Department is hosting their 10th annual Chili Day Fundraiser. Your support is desperately needed as all the proceeds from this fundraiser will go to pay on the View VFD daily expenses, besides the chili is delicious. Check out all the details.

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Rabid Baby Deer
Photo by: Dave Maffei via YouTube

Here’s what a Baby Deer With Rabies Looks and Acts Like

Here's What a rabid baby deer looks and acts like. The police were called and they quickly confirmed what many were thinking, "this fawn has rabies". Officers secured the area and euthanize the deer quickly. So, was the deer actually rabid?

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Broadway Holiday I
Photo by: Randy Cole Celebrity Attractions

Neil Berg’s ‘Broadway Holiday’ is Coming to Abilene Dec. 16th

Neil Berg's "100 Years of Broadway" show that came to Abilene a couple of years ago is back. Celebrity Attractions presents Neil Berg's new adaptation to '100 Years' only this show is called "Neil Berg's Broadway Holiday." This show guarantees to get you into the holiday spirit.

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