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San Angelo's Spookiest Spots

by Matt McDaniel

Oct 31, 2014

Every town has its spooky sites, and around Halloween each year thrill-seeking enthusiasts scour the city's scare sites in hope of experiencing some paranormal activity. 

In San Angelo, at least three locations are reputed to be haunted by the ghosts of former citizens, some dating back to the 1800s. Here are the top three from around town:

City Tightens Watering Restrictions

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 30, 2014

Outside watering will be limited to once every seven days beginning Saturday, Nov. 1, in keeping with the City’s drought contingency ordinance.

SAFD Responds to Lake View after Bunsen Burner Mishap

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 30, 2014

A smoking Bunsen burner in a Lake View classroom set off the fire alarm and sprinklers in a portion of a school, resulting in several students being evacuated and a prompt response from the San Angelo Fire Department Thursday afternoon.

It turned out the burner had not caught fire, but the FD showed up to investigate and ensure there was no threat to students' safety.

DPS Busts Four in San Angelo for Manufacture/Delivery of Meth and Heroin

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 30, 2014

Investigators for the Texas Department of Public Safety initiated a drug bust in San Angelo on Wednesday, leading to the arrests of four individuals each charged with two counts of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance.

Police Continue Search for Rooster's Robbers

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 30, 2014

San Angelo Police continue to search for at least two men who robbed Rooster's restaurant employees at gunpoint last night.

On Oct. 29, at approximately 5:30 p.m., San Angelo Police were dispatched to the Rooster's restaurant located at 2001W. Harris St. for the report of a robbery.

TxDot Announces Texas 8th Annual Texas Recycles Day

by Matt McDaniel

Oct 30, 2014

If you’re looking to clean up the ol’ homestead before the holidays, you are in luck because TxDOT and SAFE Recycling Center in San Angelo are hosting the 8th annual Texas Recycles Day fee-free event for the community over the course of three days; Nov. 13, 14 and 15.

This year they have brought on additional partners in order to provide more days and multiple locations where people can drop off items. 

City Veteran's Day Closings and Events

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 29, 2014

Most City offices will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day.

There will be no interruption of garbage collection or landfill operations.

30-Year Water Vet Hired to Head City Department

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 29, 2014

Bill Riley, a water utilities professional with more than 30 years experience, has been hired as the City of San Angelo’s water utilities director, effective Dec. 1.

Drugs Lead Tuesday Bookings

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 29, 2014

Twenty-four inmates were booked into the county jail on Tuesday, many of which had multiple charges.

Five counts of possession and four counts of marijuana were reflected on the report, as well as four theft charges, one assault, one public intoxication, one fleeing from police officer and one harassment of a public servant charge.

Thirty inmates were released on Tuesday.

Desk and Derrick Club Donates Books to San Angelo School District

by Matt McDaniel

Oct 29, 2014

San Angelo Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Carol Ann Bonds was on hand at Lincoln Middle School Tuesday, when the Desk and Derrick Club of San Angelo, donated books to the students containing oilfield vocabulary and history.