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Apr 4, 2000
Duo strives to return movies to drive-in Drive up, kick back, flip on the radio, and watch a little cinema unfold. That tradition of fun and entertainment could be returning, as plans to bring a drive-in movie theater back to Abilene are coming alive. By Rob Moore.       Abilene Reporter-News       link
May 1, 2000
Abilene Drive-In Theater Opening Soon ABILENE -- This summer you can take a trip back in time, in your own car. The Town and Country Drive-in is getting finishing touches and will soon re-open.       KTSX TV Channel 12       link
Jun 25, 2000
Town Country Drive-In reopens Friday After a 20-year heyday from the mid-1940s to the mid-1960s, drive-ins began closing. Americans spent more time watching movies on cable TV, on VHS, or at temp-controlled indoor theaters with surround-sound and stadium seating. By Brien Murphy.       Abilene Reporter-News       link
Jul 8, 2000
Drive-in reopens, hundreds flock to see show A few weeks ago, 9-year-old Shauna Sartor was watching a the film Beethoven when the setting of a scene puzzled her. She said, Dad, what is that, and whats with all those cars? And I told her, Its a drive-in. By Brien Murphy.       Abilene Reporter-News       link
Apr 4, 2000
Drive-in dreams could bring movies to greatoutdoors Drive up, kick back, flip on the radio, and watch a little cinema unfold. That tradition of fun and entertainment could be returning, as plans to bring a drive-in movie theater backto Abilene are coming alive. By Rob Moore.       Abilene Reporter-News       link
Jun 13, 2000
Wanted Your memories of those drive-innights Abilene very soon will have a drive-in theater for the first time in years when the Town and Country reopens. And this seemed like a good time to ask you, our readers, for your drive-in memories. By Brien Murphy.       Abilene Reporter-News       link
Jun 21, 1956
Seventh drive-in opens The Town & Country Twin, billed as the largest drive-in theater in Texas, opens with ashowing of Guys and Dolls.       Abilene Reporter-News       link
Jun 30, 2000
Drive-ins grand opening postponed Although drought conditions are a big concern in the Big Country, too much rainfall has put a damper on tonights scheduled grand opening of the Town & Country Drive-In movie theater. By Helena Rodriguez.       Abilene Reporter-News       link
Jul 14, 2000
Return to the wild drive-in frontier The Town & Country Drive-In at Vogel and North Mockingbird reopened July 7 after almost 20 years of darkness, making this city one of the few places in the country fighting the long decline of a cherished American tradition. By Brien Murphy.       Dallas Morning News       link
Jul 18, 2000
Texas Drive-ins new owner counting on a revival ABILENE -- The rebirth of the Town and Country Drive-In made Henry Perez feel 20 years younger. By Bill Hanna.       Star-Telegram       link
Aug 3, 2000
Drive-in theaters on the rebound in parts of Texas ABILENE -- The rebirth of the Town and Country Drive-In made Henry Perez feel 20 years younger. By Bill Hanna.       Knight Ridder       link
Dec 24, 2014
Drive-In Theater in Abilene to Show The Interview Christmas Night The Town & Country Drive-in Theater in Abilene plans to show the controversial film, The Interview, despite threats from Sony hackers. Town & Country posted on its website Tuesday, We will have an EXCLUSIVE engagement of The Interview staring Seth...       Big Country Homepage       link
Dec 26, 2014
The Interview, Plays For the First Time in Abilene Town & Country Drive In movie posted on its website Tuesday. Despite being able to order the movie online a few people braved the chilly wind to catch the movie.Due to threats from hackers, Sony pictures decided to make the comedy available starting...       Big Country Homepage       link

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