On Wednesday a Tom Green County Deputy stopped a vehicle near the 74 hundred block of Rust Road for a traffic violation. The driver was identified as Jonathan Allen. A consent to search was obtained and a search was conducted. Allen was found to be in possession of 5 point 51 grams of methamphetamine. He was arrested for Possession Of a Controlled Substance.
The cause of an early morning house fire yesterday is being investigated as firefighters were called to the blaze. The fire was at an unoccupied house on Avenue L, near South Chadbourne, behind the Concho Pearl Ice House. The home was a complete loss. There were no reported injuries and the house was demolished late yesterday morning.
The Kara Smiles Fund is once again sponsoring the 3rd annual Moebius Fun Run & Walk. They want to raise awareness and money for Moebius Syndrome, a rare neurological condition that primarily affects the muscles that control facial expressions and eye movement. It will be on Saturday, January 25th at Harmon Park on River Drive. It is a 5K and 1-mile fun run and walk starting at 9 am. Race-day registration at 8:15 for 30 dollars and 15 for kids.
The 2nd annual Back the Badge Clay Shoot will be held on March 28th at the San Angelo Claybird Association facility. The shoot, designed as a fundraising effort in support of the San Angelo Police Department and the Tom Green County Sheriff’s Office, will be limited to 300 shooters. Lunch will be provided, along with door prizes and auction items. For more information or to register visit "sabtb dot org".
The annual San Angelo National Prayer Breakfast is coming Thursday, February 6th at the McNease Convention Center. Doors open at 6 a.m. The featured speaker will be actress Lisa Whelchel. She also is an author and artist. She is best known for her 9-year role as the preppy and wealthy "Blair Warner" on the popular TV Series "The Facts of Life." Tickets are 5 dollars and are available in the San Angelo Visitor's Center. For more information call Lori Francks @ (325) 234-0375.