San Angelo police charged a local man, Ian Smith with murder in connection with a Saturday evening shooting incident that resulted in the death of 24-year-old Sterling McCain. Police were sent to the 8 hundred block of Childress for an unknown problem. Officers arrived on the scene shortly after 9 pm and located the shooting victim along with two additional persons, identified as Ian Smith and Myan McCain. Detectives found out that it was a domestic disturbance that led to Smith shooting Sterling McCain. At the conclusion of the initial investigation, Ian Smith was charged with Murder, and was booked into Tom Green County Jail.
The Concho Valley C.A.R.E.S. Coalition, The Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council for the Concho Valley and collaborating partners will host a Prescription Drug Take-Back on Saturday, April 24th from 10:00 AM till noon at The Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council for the Concho Valley, located at 3553 Houston Harte Expressway. The public is encouraged to attend this drive-through event to drop off unused or expired prescriptions or over-the-counter medications for proper disposal at no cost. Illegal substances, syringes/needles, inhalers, or glass containers will not be accepted.
Late June may once again bring back the annual drag boat races on Lake Nasworthy. Reports say the organizers have rented parts of Spring Creek and Middle Concho Parks for the event to be held June 25th through the 27th. The Southern Drag Boat Association is bringing the racing weekend as part of their summer tour. Details about the event's schedule will be released later. City officials are expected to approve the contract tomorrow.
The Fort Concho Speaker Series will return this year from noon to 1 p.m. each Wednesday this Month. Admission is free. Each presentation will take place in the Fort Concho Stables, located at 210 Henry O Flipper St. Attendees are welcome to bring their own lunches. Seating will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Masks and social distancing will be required. For more information, call 325-657-4441 or visit fortconcho.com.
Renters in Tom Green County who were forced from their damaged homes because of the severe winter storms may be eligible for help from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration. Federal monetary awards may help pay for temporary housing and other needs not covered by insurance. Awards may be available to rent a different place to live for a limited time while repairs are made to your rental home. FEMA also helps eligible survivors, including renters, with uninsured and underinsured necessary expenses and serious needs caused by the storms. Renters may also qualify for an award under FEMA’s Other Needs Assistance Program for essential personal property and other disaster-related expenses. For more information and Applying Online, by visiting "DisasterAssistance.gov" or call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362.