The trial of former San Angelo police chief Tim Vasquez will not happen until 2021, according to court documents. The trial, originally set for this month was reset for February 16, 2021 at the federal United States Courthouse in Lubbock. The date is over 13 months since his arrest in January of this year. Vasquez has been out on bail since.
I am not allowed to relate to how a black person feels about the name of Robert E. Lee, but I get it. I have had discussions with people people of color and I know there’s no reconciliation of the Robert E. Lee name for them. None at all.
The controversy over the name of Robert E. Lee Middle School in the San Angelo ISD is up for a vote tonight. According to Superintendent Carl Dethloff, the Board of Trustees can vote to keep the name, change the name or put the decision off for later. Here are arguments for keeping the name Robert E. Lee:
The public water system owned by the City of San Angelo has taken the necessary corrective actions to restore the quality of the water distributed by this public water system used for drinking water or human consumption purposes and has provided TCEQ with laboratory test results that indicate that the water no longer requires boiling prior to use as of October 18, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
San Angelo's Mathis Field's main runway has been undergoing a facelift this month. The runway has been closed for about two weeks while crews are sealcoating runway 18-36. While the project is ongoing, runway 9-27 is closed to allow aircraft faster access to the only open runway, 3-21.
Is San Angelo ready for a unique and exciting event at the airport next year? The City of San Angelo, in conjunction with the Convention and Visitors Bureau at the Chamber of Commerce, are investigating what it will require to bring air races here.