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Report: Two Goodfellow AFB Officers Rescued Infant from Fatal South Bryant Crash

by Joe Hyde

Oct 21, 2014

Two Goodfellow AFB officers were among the first to the scene of the Oct. 9 fatal crash of the Chevy S-10 and the semi-truck on South Bryant. According to Goodfellow Public Affairs, the officers were able to pull the mother’s baby out of the wreckage.

Man Sentenced to Seven Years for Seven Felonies

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 21, 2014

The jury in the trial of John Lynn Kolster, Jr. returned a guilty verdict after two and a half hours of deliberation on Tuesday, returning for the punishment phase at just before 2 p.m. when they heard final arguments and passed down a sentence of seven years.

Two Jailed for Car Theft Monday

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 21, 2014

Twenty-two individuals walked into the jail in handcuffs Monday, many of which were booked on multiple different charges. 

Lee Pfluger Defends Downtown Location for Frac Sand, Trucks and Trains

by Matt McDaniel

Oct 21, 2014

Local businessman Lee Pfluger prepared a presentation for the San Angelo City Council meeting Monday, detailing plans his for the proposed sand transloading facility on Hill Street, near downtown.

Pfluger owns 10 acres right next to the Texas Pacifico rail line and said he is hoping to move forward on the project in the near future.

Grape Creek Man on Trial for Beating Brother with Hose

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 21, 2014

John Lynn Kolster, Jr. sat with a smirk on his face on Judge Tom Gossett’s 391st District Court on Monday, listening and laughing quietly at portions of his brother’s testimony, whom he is accused of beating with a three-foot hose.

Bobcat Band Excels Under Director to Area Championships

by Ben Tinsley

Oct 21, 2014

There are a couple of really good reasons the Central High School Bobcats band will advance to area competition in Lubbock on Saturday, San Angelo ISD Superintendent Carol Ann Bonds said.

Reason One: Band Director Joey Ashbrook.

Reason Two: The talented students Ashbrook has personally recruited from feeder San Angelo ISD middle schools over the past couple of years. 

Delivery Truck Set on Fire Behind City Lumber Monday Night

by Joe Hyde

Oct 21, 2014

A fire was discovered at 11:30 p.m. late Monday night at the 600 block of West 14th Street. The San Angelo Fire Department responded for an unknown type fire behind City Lumber. The fire encompassed a small box delivery truck belonging to a carpet shop on Sherwood Way. Fire Marshal Ross Coleman said that the truck was reported stolen earlier today.

ASU Symphony’s ‘Fright Night’

by Joe Hyde

Oct 21, 2014

Angelo State University Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Maurice Kelley, will present a “Fright Night” concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at Sierra Vista Methodist Church, 4522 College Hills Blvd.

A premiere for ASU’s first full symphony orchestra in a number of years, the concert also will feature guest soloist Sariah McCracken on cello. The event is free and open to the public.

Texas Voted Best State for Business Sixth Straight Time

by Matt McDaniel

Oct 21, 2014

Development Counsellors International released their survey of the best places to do business and Texas finds itself at the top of the heap for the sixth straight time.

The survey, published by DCI every third year, polls corporate executives about their opinions on which spots have the most favorable business climate.

DPS: Reward for Wanted Sex Offender Increased to $8,000

by Matt McDaniel

Oct 20, 2014

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for Robert Chrismon, 51, has increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of October.