Sheriff’s office investigating after man impersonates officer on I-35

Editor: Shannon Cottongame April 13, 2022 Authorities offer safety tips for drivers… The Hill County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a man impersonating a law enforcement officer and attempting contact with a driver on Interstate 35. The incident occurred on Friday, April 1, when authorities say a man driving a black sport-utility vehicle … Continue reading Sheriff’s office investigating after man impersonates officer on I-35

Teen welcomed home from Ukraine

Editor: Shannon Cottongame March 23, 2022 Abbott residents lined the streets Thursday night, March 17, to welcome the arrival of Matt and Brittney Hejl’s adoptive son, 16-year-old Andriy, to his new home after they were able to get him out of Ukraine. The Hejls met Andriy in 2015 when they began hosting him for visits … Continue reading Teen welcomed home from Ukraine

Former Abbott students launching nonprofit to support area graduates

Reporter: Ellie Mahan January 12, 2022 Through their nonprofit, The K | K Enrichment Foundation, Jace Kolar (standing) and Zachary Kallus (seated) are working to assist seniors in Hill County with scholarships. The two have plans to expand the organization in the future and mentor Hill County students. Two former Abbott students have partnered to … Continue reading Former Abbott students launching nonprofit to support area graduates

Blum volleyball advances to state tourney

November 17, 2021 The Blum High School varsity volleyball team earned a trip to the state volleyball tournament with a 3-0 win over Hubbard Saturday, November 13. The Lady Cats won the regional final by scores of 25-12, 25-13, 25-13 after defeating Bryson a day earlier in the regional semi-final round (25-8, 25-11, 25-13). The … Continue reading Blum volleyball advances to state tourney