174 Cypress St. | Abilene, TX 79601

Carlton Stowers, author of more than 30 books, is signing copies of his newest book, “On Texas Backroads,” a collection of stories around the Lone Star State.

If you can’t make it, give us a call and we’ll get a book signed for you!



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Glenn Dromgoole will be signing books Saturday, April 16, during Big Day Downtown at Texas Star! He’ll be signing from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., although he will probably be around before and after if you can’t make it during those times!

“More Civility, Please” is a new gift book — only $9.95 — that is perfect for a friend, graduate … or even a presidential candidate!” Inspirational pieces that encourage all of us to make our corner of the world a better place.

See you Saturday!

At the moment, it’s beautiful weather here in Abilene, Texas. But we know that cold weather is always just around the corner in the winter months.

January is a great time to check out these great Texas slow-cooker cookbooks … Click here! … as well as other great cookbooks. It’s the perfect time of year to spend a while in the kitchen and try out some new recipes.its our crockin life

Just a reminder that we’re closed January 1-3 for the New Year’s weekend holiday. We hope you don’t mind if we take a little break!

Regular hours of 10-5:30 will resume Monday, January 4. See you then!

Online orders placed this weekend should ship on Monday.

Happy holidays!

Texas Star will be closed Dec. 25-27, reopening on Dec. 28. We will also be closed January 1-3, reopening on Jan. 4. Any orders placed online during our holiday closings will not ship until we reopen. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Holiday hours in-store for Texas Star:


Saturday, Dec. 19 — 9:30-5:30 (central time)

Sunday, Dec. 20 — closed

Monday-Wednesday, Dec. 21-23 — 9:30-5:30

Thursday, Dec. 24 — Christmas Eve, 9:30-3

Closed Friday, Dec. 25-Sunday, Dec. 27

Monday-Thursday, Dec. 28-31 — 10-5.

Closed Jan. 1-3.

Regular hours resume Monday, January 4.

Texas Star Trading Co. is open in downtown Abilene, Texas, today … the weather is cold and wet but it’s warm and toasty inside!

Stop by 174 Cypress Street and take care of some of your holiday shopping.

We’re sorry to say that we’re still having some website difficulties. Please be assured that we are aware and are working on it! Some orders are coming through and some are not — sometimes it’s because of the way the address is entered.

We apologize. We are happy to take your order by phone if you’d like to call us. We’re here from 10-5:30 Monday-Saturday, central time.

Or if you prefer, email us and give us your phone number and a good time to call and we’ll be happy to call you! Even if it’s not when we’re normally open, we’ll try our best to reach you at a time that is convenient for you.



We apologize if you’ve had any trouble ordering from our website. Some customers have no trouble at all, but some do, unfortunately! :(

Please let us know by email or phone if you experience difficulty. We’re always happy to take your order by phone.

325-672-9696 … open 10-5:30 Monday-Saturday.

Or email us anytime …. I check email frequently, even when we’re closed!


We’ve expanded our store hours a bit here at Texas Star …. We’re now open 10-5:30 Monday-Saturday. We’re still closed on Sunday.

We may expand hours temporarily during the height of the holiday shopping season … check with us for further details!

Of course, you can shop our online store anytime!