The White Rose Bereavement group is holding its annual “Walk to Remember” Sunday, October 6th at 2:30 p.m., starting near the pine tree behind the old Central Fire Station at City Park, at the corner of Twohig & Magdalen. The walk will proceed to the Baby’s Rose Garden at the Shannon Women & Children’s building for planting a rose bush in loving memory of infants who have died. Anyone who has ever experienced the loss of an infant or knows someone who has is welcome to attend. For more information, call Robyn Tucker at 325-481-6332.
After a guilty verdict Wednesday, the jury in the Ramirez murder case sentenced him to life in prison yesterday. The 4 day trial at the Tom Green County Courthouse was filled with emotional testimony from the families involved. Andres Rios Ramirez was on trial for the shooting death of 24-year-old Camille Garcia last year. After closing arguments yesterday afternoon, the jury took less than 4 hours to decide on Ramirez's life sentence.
Reports say a former SIASD Lakeview track coach was arrested Thursday (today) accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. 32-year-old Richard Covington reportedly developed a relationship with the minor and assaulted her last month. He was arrested on charges of sexual assault of a child, a second-degree felony. He was booked into jail on a 50 thousand dollars bond.
City officials say that Aaron Vannoy, the former Planning and Development Administrator for the City has been promoted to Assistant Director of Planning & Development He had served in his previous role since October 2017. Vannoy’s primary role will include assisting applicants in the development process, troubleshooting issues and complaints, recommending improvements to the development process, and serving as the primary point of contact for applicants. He will also help develop departmental goals, assist with the budget, review policies and fill in for the director as needed.
Comic, animation, and gaming fans are invited to attend the return of the San Angelo Comic Con to the Foster Communications Coliseum October 11th through the 13th sponsored by Foster Communications. Celebrating its fifth year in the Concho Valley, headlining this year’s event is Karan Ashley, who played Aisha the Yellow Ranger from the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers, The Coliseum will be packed with activities for the entire family all weekend. For full details about San Angelo Comic Con, visit their website at "san angelo comic con dot com" or follow them on social media.