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History In Plain Sight

Published On: Aug 02 2010 02:00:02 AM CDT
Updated On: Oct 27 2011 08:49:36 AM CDT

KTXS is proud to be in partnership with local historian Jay Moore and his Class of ?78 Productions in which KTXS will rebroadcast his acclaimed ?History in Plain Sight? Abilene documentaries.

Moore, a history teacher at Abilene High School, has produced these specials through the generosity of the Dian Graves Owen Foundation and with the help of the Abilene Preservation League. These specials have previously run on Suddenlink Cable Public Access Channel 7 and will also continue to run on Suddenlink, as well as KTXS.

Mr. Moore comments, ?The history of Abilene and this part of Texas is rich in stories and I have always enjoyed mining these tales and bringing them to the light of day. I believe that knowing local history helps us understand who we are as West Texans.?

?KTXS is thrilled to bring these wonderful documentaries to a greater audience across the entire Big Country. We share Jay?s passion and enthusiasm for the history of Abilene and the Big Country?, says Kyle Krebs, General Manager of KTXS/KTXE/KTES/CW Abilene.

Next Airing will be: Saturday, Oct 291pm-2pm ? ?Wooten?

Sunday, November 612pm-12:30pm ? ?Fair Park/Streets"

Sunday, November 131pm-1:30pm ? ?Bankhead highway?

Saturday November 1912pm-12:30pm ? ?Abilene Beginnings?

Saturday, December 1012pm-12:30pm ? ?Wooten?

Saturday, December 1712pm-12:30pm ? ?Fair Park/Streets?

Saturday, December 2412pm-12:30pm - ?Bankhead Highway?

Saturday, December 3112pm-12:30pm ? ?Abilene Beginnings?