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Christmas at Old Fort Concho winds down with final day of activities Sunday

Although Christmas at Old Fort Concho is down to the last day, there's still plenty to see and do at the most historic...

Wrangler NFR Round 2: Ty Harris back in saddle with 10.5

San Angelo cowboy Ty Harris competed in Round 2 of the 2019 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las...

Richland Springs dethrones Strawn in state semifinals

The Richland Springs Coyotes ended the Strawn Greyhounds' quest for a third state title Friday, Dec. 2019, in their...

Blotched watersnakes often mistaken for venomous cottonmouths

If you were to see a swarm of snakes in a Texas waterway, they would most likely be blotched watersnakes — not c...

Where to find the best Christmas lights in San Angelo

Here's a guide for the best tour of Christmas lights in San Angelo:        

Check out these things to do in San Angelo

Here's a comprehensive guide to events in San Angelo and the surrounding area. Add an event: Email information to...

Here's a rundown of Christmas events in and around San Angelo

Here's a list of Christmas events in and around San Angelo in 2019 -- from festivals and concerts to parties and photo...

Oklahoma boosts playoff hopes after beating Baylor for its fifth Big 12 title in a row

Oklahoma stayed in College Football Playoff position by beating Baylor for the Big 12 title. The Sooners must wait on...

The 10 best sales happening this weekend for holiday shopping

If you didn't get a chance to shop for gifts on Cyber Monday, retailers like Target, Walmart, and Wayfair are still...

Ewing Pump & Pivot receives Gold Pride award

Awards recognized select Reinke dealers for hard work, dedication and sales.       

If you're planning to plant trees or shrubs, now's the best time of year

Planting trees and shrubs now gives time to establish good roots and overcome transplant shock before...

Wrangler NFR Round 3: Ty Harris ropes a 7.3 to pull back into worldwide Top 10

An update of the Round 3 performance in the National Finals Rodeo for San Angelo cowboy Ty...

West Texas basketball tournament results Dec. 7

West Texas high school basketball tournament and other results from Saturday Dec. 7,...

Record number of children adopted from Texas foster care system, new figures show

Children's advocate praises state's effort to place more foster kids in homes with family...

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San Angelo's Ty Harris competes in NFR Round 3

San Angelo cowboy Ty Harris competes in Round 3 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Dec. 7, 2019, in Las...

50 amazing gifts for every type of person and budget

Whether you're buying something for your coworker or family, you can find something great for them at a price that...

West Texas football players highlighted on academic all-state teams

List of West Texas athletes honored on the Texas High School Coaches Association and Texas Army National Guard academic...

A survivor's account of Pearl Harbor's impact in the Philippines

While many are familiar with the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, few are aware of the Philippines'...

One holiday at a time works best for me

I'm the kind of American who will defend the rights of people to merge the holidays if they want...

Blackwell's historic season ended by Motley County

The best football season in Blackwell history ended Friday with a loss to Motley County in the Class 1A Division II...

Ty Harris intro NFR Round 2

San Angelo cowboy Ty Harris is introduced in the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas prior to his performance in Round...

Ty Harris Tie-Down Roping NFR Round 2

San Angelo cowboy Ty Harris competes in Round Two of the tie-down roping portion of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo...

West Texas basketball tournament results, Dec. 6

Results from West Texas local and area high school basketball tournaments Friday, Dec. 6,...

Angelo State volleyball team's run ends in regional semifinals

The Angelo State University volleyball team's season ended Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, with a loss to Colorado Mines in the...

San Saba shocked by Valley View in regional final

The San Saba Armadillos' football season was ended with a loss to the Valley View Eagles on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in ...

State semifinalist Water Valley lands four players on TGCA all-state volleyball team

West Texas selections to the Texas Girls Coaches Association all-state volleyball...

Wall's Shaylee Shiller, Abby Baird earn TGCA all-state cross country honors

Texas Girls Coaches Association All-State cross country team for 2019        

Why Republicans are confident Donald Trump will carry Texas in 2020

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick calls Democrats' hope of taking Texas out of the Republican column next year "wishful...

The digital benefits of a Standard-Times subscription

As journalism follows its readers and shifts to new mediums, you can play a vital role in supporting your hometown...

TGC Elections Office not mailing out Engage Texas applications, official says

Forms being received by voters were not sent out by the Elections Office, local official...

Texas Tech football picks up graduate transfer linebacker from Michigan State

Michigan State linebacjer Brandon Bouyer-Randle, a former three-star prospect, announced via Twitter he was...

TGC Sheriff welcomes Nick Hanna as new Chief Deputy

Sheriff Jones welcoms recently-retired Texas Ranger John "Nick" Hanna to the Tom Green County Sheriff's...

Are these proposals by Texas politicians enough to fight our gun violence problem?

We don't know if all mass shooters had mental issues. We only know they all had guns. We also know that the tone of the...

Houston school district asks federal judge to put brakes on likely state takeover

Lawyers for Houston Independent School District implored a federal judge Thursday to stop Texas education officials...

San Angelo restaurateur arrested after man gets notice for broken lease he didn't sign for

A San Angelo man who owns two restaurants was arrested Thursday, Dec. 6, after another man found a collection notice...

Christmas at Old Fort Concho 2019: a poem

Christmas at Old Fort Concho is one of San Angelo's biggest annual events and a celebrated holiday...

Shinto festival carries on centuries-old tradition in Japan

Though many say they feel no religious connection to the festival, participants do want to continue the...

Former Texas Tech star Jarrett Culver listening and learning with Timberwolves

Former Texas Tech star Jarrett Culver is doing his best to listen and learn in his first NBA...

Wrangler NFR Round 1: San Angelo's Ty Harris still 10th after no-time in debut

San Angelo cowboy Ty Harris made his debut at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las...

West Texas high school basketball tournament results, Dec. 5

Results from high school basketball tournaments in Garden City, Miles, Winters and Highland on Dec. 5, 2019, along with...

Doug McCutchen Memorial Boys Basketball Tournament schedule, scores

Here is a schedule, which will be updated with scores, from the 2019 Doug McCutchen Memorial Boys Basketball Tournament...

Estrella, one of the Abilene Zoo's jaguars, dies of rare cancer

Estrella, a 4-year-old jaguar at the Abilene Zoo, has died from a rare form of...

Police: 71-year-old San Angelo man threw hot coffee on female officer, then assaulted her

A San Angelo man was arrested Thursday, Dec. 5, after a police officer had hot coffee thrown on her and assaulted,...

Angelo State volleyball knocks out West Texas A&M in regional quarterfinals

The Angelo State University volleyball team defeated West Texas A&M in the NCAA Division II South Central Regional...

Waitr stops food delivery service in San Angelo

Waitr, a food delivery service, has stopped operations in San Angelo and other low-performing markets, a company...

John Cornyn: Impeachment 'will never be successful' in ousting President Trump from office

Texas' senior U.S. senator John Cornyn says President Trump's demand that Ukraine investigate the Bidens does not...

Kratom is widely available in gas stations, despite experts' warnings of addiction, risks

Dr. Marvin Seppala, chief medical officer at Hazelden Betty Ford, said use kratom is becoming normalized, despite...