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Election Identification Certificates Available at Driver License Offices

by Matt McDaniel

Sep 17, 2014

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans in advance of the upcoming November election that Election Identification Certificates (EIC) are available year-round at all Texas driver license offices for individuals in need of proper identification required to vote in elections in Texas. Additional locations to apply for an EIC will be announced in the near future.

Inmates Jailed on Commitments and Warrants Tuesday

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 17, 2014

Twenty-one individuals were jailed on Tuesday, the vast majority of which were booked on warrants or commitments. Those 21 carried a range of charges among them, including three marijuana, three assault, two DWI and two PI charges. 

One charge apiece for harassment, reckless driving, credit card abuse and graffiti was reflected on the bookings report. 

Suicidal Subject Causes Police Presence at TLCA

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 16, 2014

At approximately 11:07 a.m. today, San Angelo Police Dispatch received a call about a possible suicidal subject whose whereabouts were unknown.  The caller was a relative who had recently heard the 33-year-old San Angelo man talking about hurting himself.   

POLL: Some Citizens Oppose 'Retail on Steroids', New Walmart Zone Change Goes to Council

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 16, 2014

The Walmart tug-of-war continues Tuesday in council chambers, where city staff will present a second zone change proposal for the 21.5-acre swath of land situated in the northeast corner of the intersection of Bryant and S. Jackson St. necessary for construction of the Super Center to begin.

Suspect Jailed After Assaulting Police Officer

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 16, 2014

Richard David Rashid, 21, was jailed yesterday after assaulting a police officer that responded to a domestic dispute in the 600 block of S. Irving.

Two Minors Jailed for Tobacco and Alcohol Possession Sunday

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 15, 2014

Two minors were put behind bars on Sunday, one for minor in possession of tobacco and one for minor in possession of alcohol. Several minors have been booked on these charges lately, in what appears to be a growing trend.

Showdown in San Angelo: Sunday's Weather Perfect for Racing

by Matt McDaniel

Sep 15, 2014

What a difference a day makes!

After cool conditions forced spectators to bundle up on the first two days of the Showdown in San Angelo, Sunday’s warmer weather was a welcome relief, as visitors to the park staked out their locations for the big day of finals at Lake Nasworthy.

Showdown in San Angelo: Day Two

by Matt McDaniel

Sep 14, 2014

San Angelo Shines in the Mist

It definitely takes a village to make the Showdown in San Angelo a success, and the locals who donate their time to make this premier event a success have been a bright spot on two, otherwise cloudy, days.

Showdown in San Angelo: Day One

by Matt McDaniel

Sep 13, 2014

The rescheduled Showdown in San Angelo, presented by Twin Peaks, got underway on Friday morning, with a nice, cool breeze and light sprinkles--instead of the regular 106 degree heat--and the folks attending the opening-day of the event seem pleased that this year’s schedule was changed to include three days of racing.

Top Ten Boat Names at Friday's Showdown in San Angleo

by Matt McDaniel

Sep 13, 2014

The boats running at the Showdown in San Angelo are a lot of fun to behold; each one a unique expression of the owner’s tastes and/or sense of humor, featuring colorful paintjobs and giant, gleaming engines.

Many of the boat names feature risqué word play and allusions to how much money the owners have put into their creations .