The Salvation Army is planning a free Fan Distribution with fans donated by Westlake Ace Hardware next Wednesday evening. Local Westlake shoppers donated nearly 26 hundred dollars toward the fan drive, which purchased 185 fans at cost, to be donated to The Salvation Army. Westlake employees donated 9 more fans. Officials say persons need to bring a Valid Photo ID, Proof of Income or Government Assistance, and Proof of Residency. The fan giveaway will be at the Salvation Army Church, located at 34 W. 3rd ON Wednesday from 5 to 7 pm.
This evenings free Downtown Movie Night will feature the 2017 American superhero film “WONDER WOMAN” based on the DC comic book character. The movie is located at the parking lot at 17 East Twohig, across from the Cactus Hotel. Families can bring a lawn chair and a blanket. Go to "downtownmovienight.com" for a preview of this week’s movie. Closed captioning is now featured and concessions are available at the event.
The front end of a late model Ford pickup was heavily damaged by a fire, along with a residential garage yesterday afternoon. Firefighters were called to a home in the 17 hundred block of Louise and found the truck engine area fully involved in flames when they arrived. The flames caught the garage on fire causing damage. Reports say the owner had returned home with the truck when the fire began. No one was injured.
Tim Condon, the owner of the Lonestar Cheeseburger Food Truck organized a gathering of fellow food truck operators yesterday afternoon. He was signing up owners for a Food Truck Alliance to meet later with City officials about rules and regulations that are imposed on the Food Trucks and Trailers operating in the city. Condon says he wants the operators to come to the upcoming San Angelo City Council meeting to show support as he seeks to get the topic on the council's agenda.
The San Angelo School District has named two new principals for the district. Dr. Jason Skelton has been named the new principal at Lake View High School. He replaces Monte Althaus who was recently named the new Director of Campus Operations and Safe Environments. Skelton has served in SAISD for 3 years. Brooke Kalnbach has been named principal at Austin Elementary. Principal Blanca Casillas has accepted another position in the district. She has 16 years of experience with the SAISD.