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Local Teenagers Advance to National Cooking Competition

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 26, 2014

The culinary prowess of four local teenagers brought a state title home to Tom Green County last month, when the 4H Food Challenge cooking team took first prize at the state competition.

Governor Perry Appoints San Angelo Lawyer to State Commission

by Joe Hyde

Jul 26, 2014

San Angelo attorney Carmen Dusek was appointed by Governor Rick Perry to the state’s Protect Our Kids Commission. The term expires at the discretion of the governor. The commission studies and provides recommendations to the Texas Legislature regarding best practices and evidence-based strategies to address and reduce child abuse and fatalities.

Bosque Restrooms Back in Service

by Joe Hyde

Jul 26, 2014

The permanent restrooms are back in service in The Bosque along the Concho River walk after quicker-than-expected repairs to the facilities by City Water Utility Maintenance crews.

Paint Rock ISD Principal Allison Tonne Honored

by Matt McDaniel

Jul 26, 2014

Mrs. Allison Tonne, the Principal of Paint Rock School (PK-12) was recently honored at the “Heroes Banquet” during the summer convention of the Texas Association of Secondary Schools Principal Association (TASSP). Mrs.

City Crews Cap Pipe to Old ASU Water Tank

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 25, 2014

A stream of water snaked from Jackson to Ave. N and down to Austin St. on Friday as city crews worked on a pipe at the old water tank on Van Buren St. at the Robert Massie Dorms.

Police Identify Deceased Man From Holy Angels, No Foul Play Suspected

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 25, 2014

San Angelo Police have identified the male that died after being found in the Holy Angels parking lot Thursday afternoon as 54-year-old Michael Gutierrez. 

Carlsbad Man Blows Hole in Leg with Pipe Bomb

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 25, 2014

A 23-year-old Carlsbad man was taken to the hospital early Saturday morning after blowing a hole in his leg with a pipe bomb.

Warrants and Commitments Comprise Thursday Bookings

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 25, 2014

Twenty-nine inmates were booked into the county jail on Thursday, and while that number is on the higher side of the average, 11 of those were jailed on warrants and another five were booked on committments. 

Four more were booked on theft charges, while one apiece were jailed for assault, pot, and criminal trespass. 

Thirty-five inmates were released on Thursday.

Texas House Committee Looks Into Health of Unaccompanied Alien Children

by Matt McDaniel

Jul 25, 2014

News stories continue to proliferate about the Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) who have entered the United States in recent months.

Recent reports from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services indicate some 30,000 of these children have been placed with sponsors as of early July, and questions about the health of the children abound.

San Angelo Man Sentenced to Six Years Probation After Stabbing Box of Snacks

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 25, 2014

A San Angelo man, who admitted to stealing a box of Tom’s brand snacks and stabbing them in the Wing Stop parking lot, was sentenced to six years probation and a $1,500 fine on Thursday morning in Judge Weatherby’s 340th District Court.

Robert Gomez, 37, pled guilty to aggravated robbery in the snack incident, during which he threatened the victim and witnesses with a knife.