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Six Accused Child Predators Indicted

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 23, 2014

The grand jury this month passed down a list of 77 indictments in the county, five of which involved crimes committed against children and teens.

The offenses of the accused range from aggravated sexual assault of a child to online solicitation of a minor and a failure to register as a sex offender.

"Chili-Heads" Get Ready for 48th Annual Competition in Terlingua

by Matt McDaniel

Oct 23, 2014

Every year around the first of November the population of Terlingua, in the Big Bend of Texas, swells considerably as “chili-heads” flock to the famous spot to attend one, or both, of the competing chili cook-offs: The Francis X. Tolbert-Wick Fowler International Original Terlingua Championship Chili Cook-Off and the Chili Appreciation Society International’s Terlingua Chili Championship

Meth and Pillaging Up in October

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 23, 2014

Drug possession and child crimes are up again in grand jury indictments, accounting for over half of the charges doled out among the 69 individuals formerly charged in October.

Man on Probation for Child Sexual Assault in Two Counties Jailed

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 22, 2014

A 28-year-old man that was sentenced to 10 years probation in two cases of sexually assaulting female teenagers in Irion and Tom Green counties has been put back in jail for violating the terms of his probation here.

SAPD Seeks Two Wanted Subjects

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 22, 2014

The San Angelo Police Department is seeking information on two subjects wanted for unrelated crimes. 

The first is Justin Linthicum, who is wanted for burglary of a habitation and credit/debit card abuse.

Assault Ranks First in Tuesday Jail Bookings

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 22, 2014

Twenty-seven individuals were put behind bars on Tuesday, the majority of which were booked on multiple charges and/or warrants for previous offenses. 

Assault accounted for the highest number of charges at five counts, followed by theft and burglary at four. Pot, public intoxication and possession each brought in two individuals, followed by one evading arrest charge.

Pfluger's Shrewd Strategy to Flee His Sand Trap

by Ben Tinsley

Oct 22, 2014

Businessman Lee Pfluger said Tuesday afternoon he might be willing to sell or trade the 10 acres of land he owns to the city as an alternative to developing a sand transloading facility.

Rehab Counselor Talks Advantages of Disabled Employees

by Matt McDaniel

Oct 22, 2014

Patricia Ray was the featured speaker for this month’s Business Brown Bag Lunch at the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday.

Truck Headed for Oil Field Crashes Just off the Houston-Harte Expressway

by Joe Hyde

Oct 21, 2014

A truck tractor pulling a semi-trailer bound for the oil field lost control on the Houston-Harte Expressway Tuesday evening.

The driver told police that he lost all power to his steering and brakes while attempting to exit the roadway. The truck veered through a guardrail into the ditch between the service road and the expressway and then rolled back down.

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.