Michael Sis has been the bishop of a diocese spanning 29 west Texas counties since January. Originally from Bryan, the bishop served several years in campus ministry at Texas A&M and as the priest of several parishes in Austin before taking his post in San Angelo at the beginning of the year.
Comedy headliner Alex Reymundo is coming back to San Angelo next week for a 9 p.m. show on Friday at The Beauregard, and he said he is excited about the upcoming event.
San Angelo is one stop on the comedian's "Red Nexican" Tour, joined by local comics Alex Rios and Matt Lucero, who will also be performing.
A man and woman in their 20s died early this morning on Texas 137 in a crash that happened seven miles south of Big Lake.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Juan Martin Constancio, 26, of San Angelo was traveling south on Texas 137 at a little after 4 a.m. this morning when he veered the 2009 Pontiac Torrent that he was driving into the northbound lane.
Only 14 individuals were booked into the county jail on Thursday, among them four booked on assault charges, three for theft, one for DWI, one for PI and one for possession.
Thirty-two inmates were released on Thursday.
BARNHART--Irion County Commissioner John Nanny said his job has always kept him busy, but lately it’s all he can do to keep up with the demands.
The tiny town of Barnhart in Nanny’s Precinct is struggling to cope with the heavy traffic and blowing sand related to the oil boom surrounding it on all sides, and a severely limited water supply.
“It’s in between breaking a horse and training a dog,” Edwin Snell says, looking it his 3,000-pound, double-hump camel. “When I first break them…I get them used to the saddles and I just tie them to the back of a truck and I have somebody drive while I just hold on. We run them and get the buck out of them,” he said.
Angelo State University freshman student Eric Karsiah Duncan Jr. did not have any physical contact with his father, Thomas Eric Duncan, either immediately before or after his father’s diagnoses and death via the Ebola virus. By the time the ASU student traveled to Dallas, his father was already isolated and quarantined, said ASU spokesperson Rebekah Brackin.
A San Angelo police officer shot a dog that attempted to attack him and an Animal Control officer during a call at a northeast San Angelo neighborhood this morning.
The Ebola epidemic has claimed more than 4,400 lives, and its destructive impact continues to expand. Since some cases have been confirmed in the United States, the disease is causing increased worry locally.
AUSTIN – In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 20-24), the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers that it is illegal to pass any school bus that is stopped and operating a visual signal – either flashing red lights or a stop sign. During this time, DPS Highway Patrol troopers will be on the lookout for drivers who disregard the law.