San Angelo News
Several San Angeloans gathered for A-B Distributing’s monthly Taste Buds event Thursday evening, eager to sample five new craft beers being distributed to favorite San Angelo bars, restaurants, and retailers.
When it comes to buying fleet vehicles, the city council knows one thing for certain: they would rather buy locally. The discussions at the most recent city council meeting offered an insightful glimpse into the many considerations that go into buying vehicles for the city.
LUBBOCK-- Earlier this month, Texas State Senator Charles Perry filed SB 237 to limit the number of teams advancing to the playoffs from each University Interscholastic League (UIL) district to two teams.
San Angelo Health Foundation announced it has reached a milestone. Since its founding, the Foundation has committed $44,070,969 to community projects with the most recent announcement of grant awards. Foundation President Tom Early said that the Health Foundation was founded on the proceeds of the $44 million sale of the old Community Hospital to Columbia/HCA in 1995.
From Friday, Dec. 26, through Friday, Jan. 9, residents can drop off their trees at the SAFE Recycling Center, 702 Warehouse Road, or the Foster Communications Coliseum parking lot, 50 E. 43rd St. Trees can be dropped off any time inside the barricaded area at each location and the City will run them through a chipper as needed.
Thirteen local attorneys recently were elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation.
Election is a mark of distinction and recognition of each attorney’s contributions to the legal profession.
Foundation members are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system in Texas.
San Angelo police are responding to a crash at the intersection of Southwest Boulevard and Sunset Drive, which happened around 9 a.m. and involved a Lincoln Navigator and a Ford Explorer.
Southwest Boulevard is down to one lane in either direction as first responders work the scene of the accident, and one lane of Sunset Drive is also blocked heading west.
A string of armed robberies recently came to an end as investigators moved in on a group they’ve dubbed “the chicken bandits”.
The Silo House Restaurant at the Chicken Farm Art Center reopened last Thursday, just in time for Christmas, and the new operator said things are off to a good start.
The City Council voted to overrule the Planning Board’s denial of a zoning change in north San Angelo earlier this week, when Margaret Ballard came before the Council on Tuesday, seeking the change for her property on the corner of Humble Road and North Bryant Boulevard, so she can sell it.
Tom Green County Sheriff’s Deputies recovered several items taken in a rash of vehicle burglaries on Tuesday, when they executed a search warrant in the 10700 block of West Indian Creek in Grape Creek.
San Angelo police officers are driving around handing out $100 to unsuspecting citizens, thanks to a generous donation from a local bank.
The bank, who wants to remain anonymous, relayed to police that they wanted to do something nice for the community and believed a friendly encounter from an officer would be the best way to receive the gift.
Police released the names of the victims in Tuesday night’s rollover crash on the Houston Harte Expressway. At 10 p.m., police responded to a two-vehicle rollover crash at the 1700 block of the Houston Harte Expressway, in the westbound lanes between Howard and Garfield Streets.
A 17-year-old male, Luis Alfredo Mares, was booked into the county jail on Tuesday on four counts of burglary of a vehicle, one count of evading arrest, two capias warrants and one charge of failure to appear. He was booked into the jail at 3:49 p.m. by officers of the San Angelo Police Department.
What appears to be a rollover crash involving a Hyundai Tucson and a Chevrolet Captiva has closed Houston Harte Expressway’s westbound lanes between Howard and Garfield Streets. The crash happened just before 10 p.m. There was a second call reporting a drunk driver at 10:21 p.m. near the same location.
Two victims were seen being loaded into ambulances and rushed to a hospital.
The San Angelo City Council heard a presentation from Community and Housing Support Director Robert Salas about working with an insurance company that provides a warranty for water and sewer lines between the city’s connection and the home.
Three Angelo State University intramural flag football teams recently became champions at the National Intramural-Recreation Sports Association (NIRSA) Region II Flag Football Tournament held Dec. 5-7 at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg.
Traffic on Houston Harte is stalled due to a San Angelo Independent School District bus stopped north of the Chadbourne Street overpass of the expressway Tuesday afternoon, when smoke was spotted coming from the vehicle around 4 p.m. on Tuesday.
San Angelo Police arrested a 54-year-old man this morning, after a witness called in and stated the man was seen burglarizing a vehicle.
A 27-year-old man charged with four counts of injury to a child with serious bodily injury was jailed on Monday on a motion to revoke probation warrant.
Abel Ray Rios was booked into the county jail by Tom Green County Sheriff’s Deputies at 4:36 p.m., due to a warrant issued following numerous violations to his probation, which included an arrest for assault family violence.
A 34-year-old San Angelo man was sentenced to 50 years in prison in Judge Tom Gossett’s District Court on Monday, following a slew of probation violations on a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child.
Twenty-seven inmates were booked into the county jail on Monday, many charged with multiple offenses and/or picked up on warrants.
The bookings report reflects three counts of possession, two counts of public intoxication, two burglaries and one person jailed for two counts of credit card/debit card abuse and one count of forgery.
“Southwest Originals” boasts a turquoise sign with terracotta-orange lettering on the façade of 2710 Sherwood Way, where local creative Sara Peiser has opened her first gift shop.
The small and intricately painted shop opened its doors on Dec. 1 and, staying true to the sign, features jewelry, accessories and home décor handmade in Texas and the Concho Valley.