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Police: Drunk Driver in Chrysler 300 Slams into Police Car

by Joe Hyde

Aug 27, 2014

Ignacio Martinez, 25, of San Angelo was arrested early this morning on suspicion of Driving While Intoxicated after he crashed into an unoccupied patrol car in the 2600 block of College Hills Blvd. 

San Angelo Police Arrest Man With Outstanding Warrants, Brass Knuckles

by Matt McDaniel

Aug 27, 2014

San Angelo Police officers stopped to check out a suspicious subject near the 1500 block of East Harris Street Wednesday morning, leading to a short foot chase and apprehension.

“We tried to check him out and he ran from us,” said the officer at the scene. “We called him out here from in front of our vehicle, and he wouldn’t come…he took off running and we caught up to him about a block away.”

Driver, Passenger Flee After Crash at Bell & Magnolia

by Matt McDaniel

Aug 27, 2014

San Angelo Police and Fire personnel are responding to a crash on Bell Street where the driver of a Chrysler apparently fled the scene after crashing into another vehicle.

The crash happend around 1 p.m., when the Chrysler was travelling west down Magnolia and failed to stop at the intersection with Bell Street, causing them to run into a garbage truck passing by at the time.

Lee Middle School One of Three Nationally Awarded Support from George W. Bush Institute

by Chelsea Reinhard

Aug 27, 2014

DALLAS--The George W. Bush Institute at the George W. Bush Presidential Center announced the selection of three schools to receive intensive support from nationally recognized educational researchers during the 2014-2015 school year through its Middle School Matters (MSM) program. 

City to Auction Surplus Vehicles and Equipment

by Chelsea Reinhard

Aug 27, 2014

The city of San Angelo will launch an online auction of surplus vehicles and other equipment on Friday, Sept. 5, at renebates.com. At least 25 items available for purchase will soon be available for viewing at the website by searching for “San Angelo.”

Among the available items are a fire truck, a skid steer, used pickup trucks and cars, a mower and miscellaneous items.

Tuesday Sees Wide Range of Crimes

by Chelsea Reinhard

Aug 27, 2014

Twenty-four individuals were put behind bars on Tuesday, four of which were jailed for theft or burglary. Two more were booked on assault, possession, DWI, and PI charges, as well as one apiece for pot, drug possession, evading arrest and manufacture/delivery. 

Twenty-six inmates were released on Tuesday. 

San Angelo's Top Bars Report Their Top Drinks

by Chelsea Reinhard

Aug 27, 2014

Umbrella drinks, shots and long drinks may have their place in San Angelo, but it certainly isn’t at the top. Three of the city’s top-ranking watering holes report that when it comes to alcoholic libations, their clientele prefer a chilled domestic over fruity concoctions, some accounting for well over half of beverage sales.

10-Week Entrepreneurial Class Begins Soon at Business Resource Center

by Matt McDaniel

Aug 27, 2014

Dave Erickson with Angelo State University’s Small Business Development Center said the registration deadline is nearing for a 30-hour course his office is hosting on entrepreneurial development at the Business Resource Center.

Commissioner's Court OKs New Budget, Lowers Tax Rate Slightly

by Matt McDaniel

Aug 27, 2014

The Tom Green County Commissioner’s Court unanimously approved the new budget and tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year during their Tuesday meeting at the Judge Edd B. Keyes Building in San Angelo.

With an extra-long agenda to work through, which included a recess to convene a public hearing on the budget, the meeting lasted about two and a half hours.

Sonora Mortgage to Open New San Angelo Office

by Chelsea Reinhard

Aug 26, 2014

Sonora Mortgage, a Division of Sonora Bank, based in Boerne, will be expanding their operation and enhancing their customer service with the opening of a new office in San Angelo.  The division, responsible for residential mortgage lending for Sonora Bank, welcomes Tessa Easley and Cristal Ostrander.