Texas motorists now have a more permanent way to show their support for Angelo State University with the debut of the new ASU license plates now available through the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.
The top names in rodeo were invited, Saturday, for the Cinch Shootout at Foster Communications Coliseum. Our Connie Gonzalez talks with Rorey Lemmel of the San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo to recap the exciting final performance where over $100,000 was distributed to the top competitors of the night.
We talk with reigning Cinch Shootout Champ, Shane Hanchey, who set an arena record, last year, in tie-down roping. Hanchey has been competing across the nation since he was 4-years-old, and has performed in San Angelo every year since 2009.
The San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo Premium Sale raised $760,000 this year for our youth across the state. We talk with the Premium Sale Chairman, Mike Boyd, who talks about the junior livestock exhibitors who have dedicated years to raising animals to earn scholarship money.
The top contestants from the past three weeks competed, Friday night, during the "Short-Go". Our Connie Gonzalez talks with Rorey Lemmel of the San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo to recap the exciting performance, Friday, at Foster Communications Coliseum.
We talk with Music Director, Josh Hilton, who is the man behind the music and sound effects that fills Foster Communications Coliseum during each performance. Hilton has been a part of the San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo for the past four years.
It was "Tough Enough to Wear Pink" night, Thursday, raising awareness about breast cancer. Our Connie Gonzalez talks with Rorey Lemmel of the San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo to recap the tenth performance, Thursday, at Foster Communications Coliseum.
We talk with Bull Fighter, Jake King, who has participated in each performance for the San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo, this year. King earned his pro-card five years ago and has since traveled to Rodeo performances all around the nation.
It's been ten years since award-winning Rodeo Entertainer, Troy Lerwill, has traveled to San Angelo, but he says it's a pleasure to be back and it remains one of his favorite events. Lerwill keeps the audience laughing throughout each performance and wow's them with an exciting motorcycle routine.
Well-known contestants compete each year at the San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo, we talk with two of those competitors who have been married for the past 12 years. Will Lowe, Bareback Rider, and Tiffani Lowe, Barrel Racer, met at Vernon College and now have two boys who travel to performances all around the nation with them.
It's the final week of the San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo Performances. The ninth performance, Wednesday night, is Military Appreciation Night, and we talk with Colonel Kimberlee Joos of the 17 Training Wing at Goodfellow Air Force Base. Joos says military members have put in several volunteer hours for the rodeo, and she is participating in Wednesday night's performance by "untying" calves.
The San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo provides a Cowboy Hospitality each year to prepare and serve homemade meals for rodeo contestants, each day. For many young competitors, this may be their only home cooked meal as they travel all around the nation.
In Texas parents have the legal right to "responsibly discipline" their children." But when do parents take it too far? We continue our special report and examine when discipline turns into child abuse.
City of San Angelo Council Member of SMD four, Don Vardeman, has announced that he will not seek re-election. Two candidates, Andrew Justis and Lucy Gonzales, have filed to run for the seat in the upcoming City Council election in May.
A second candidate, Lucy Gonzales, has filed to run for the district four seat along with Andrew Justis; the seat is currently filled by Don Vardeman. The district two, four and six seats along with the Mayor's position are up in this year's city elections. The filing deadline for the May 9 San Angelo City Council elections is February 27.
We talk with Bull Fighter, Weston Rutkowski, who is participating in the San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo performances for the first time. Rutkowski, a native of Haskell, competed in Oklahoma where he won for Freestyle Bull Fighting.
At each San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo performance, a crowd favorite is the Mutton Bustin' where area children try to hold on as they ride a sheep. We talk with organizer, Corey Owens, about the exciting opportunity allowing our young people to participate in during the events.
During the opening of each rodeo performance a spectacular display is put on with fireworks and flame effects. We talk with the Pyrotechnics Operator, Greg Schatt, who has organized the display in San Angelo for over 7 years.