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Japanese Car and Lawnmower Involved in Rollover Crash Near Grape Creek

by Joe Hyde

Sep 22, 2014

A Japanese-manufactured Honda Accord hit a trailered lawnmower on U.S. 87 shortly before lunchtime today in the northbound lanes on U.S. 87 north.

Witnesses describe the crash this way:

ASU and Howard College Sign Transfer Credit Agreements

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 22, 2014

Angelo State University and Howard College have signed a series of articulation agreements that will enable Howard College animal science, mathematics and nursing students to seamlessly transfer to ASU once they receive their associate degrees.

Alcohol-Related Charges Lead Sunday Bookings

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 22, 2014

Twenty-five inmates were put behind bars on Sunday, six of which had driving while intoxicated charges, as well as three with public intoxication charges. Four counts of possession--many of which stem from indictments on a single individual--and two counts of marijuana possession are also on the report. 

Mertzon Residents Rally Against Proposed Rock Crushing Operation Near Town

by Matt McDaniel

Sep 22, 2014

MERTZON--An aggressive email campaign, started last Friday by concerned Mertzon citizens, alerted Irion County residents to a proposed limestone crushing operation located  two miles west of Mertzon.

The email stated:

Buffalo Soldiers to Honor Medal of Honor Winner in Posthumous Ceremony

by Matt McDaniel

Sep 22, 2014

AUSTIN — Sgt. Maj. Milton M. Holland, the first Texas recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, will be honored posthumously on Sept. 27 at the Texas Capitol.

ASU Online Grad Student Wins 'Heart of a Hero' Scholarship

by Matt McDaniel

Sep 22, 2014

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ryan C. Munoz, an online student in security studies at Angelo State University, has been awarded one of 10 “Heart of a Hero” scholarships by the New Jersey Heroes organization.

Genres Merge in Postmodern Jukebox

by Lares Deces

Sep 22, 2014

Everything new can be old again! This is the motto and foundation of jazz musician Scott Bradlee's brainchild -- "Postmodern Jukebox". The anachronistic name illustrates a musical concept, a scene where genres clash and generations merge. Hip-hop flirts with the swing music of the roaring '20s, or 1980s pop sways in harmony to an early 1900s waltz.

Water Line Break Closes Oxford Avenue in College Hills Sunday Night

by Joe Hyde

Sep 21, 2014

A water line break on the 2700 block of Oxford Avenue in College Hills has forced law enforcement to block off the entire block to trough traffic. The water started as a trickle at around 6 p.m. this evening. Now there is a significant amount of water pushing up through the street and flowing down the street.  Water flow is forming small rapids on Oxford, and rising over the curb, or about six inches

Fire at Storage Units on South Jackson

by Joe Hyde

Sep 21, 2014

A self-storage facility at 4309 South Jackson caught fire early Sunday evening. Smoke is billowing out of the roof from a unit or units near the street.

Firefighters are attempting to find the unit or units that are on fire, and the origin of the smoke.

South Jackson Street is closed while the fire is being battled. When we arrived 15 minutes ago, no visible flames were present.

Poll: Do You Find the Proposed Angry Cactus Signage for Downtown San Angelo Offensive?

by Joe Hyde

Sep 20, 2014

The entrepreneur who is building the proposed Angry Cactus restaurant and bar downtown failed to convince the City of San Angelo Design and Historic Review Commission to approve his proposed signage. One of the issues was that some members on the commission expressed that citizens may find the proposed signage offensive.