Top Local Stories Today 05/19/17

Local news and weather with Kaitlin Moore and Adam Solarczyk

SAN ANGELO, Tx - In news with Kaitlin Moore, a San Angelo man and woman are behind bars after police locate several drugs and fire arms.

Narcotics officers executed a search warrant at a home in the 19-hundred block of San Antonio Street just off Sherwood Way.

The warrant named 26-year-old Jacob Gonzales and 31-year-old Shawna Shipley.

Agents seized methamphetamine, heroin and ten firearms.

Shipley is charged with drug and firearm possession. 

Gonzales is charged with manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance.

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Lake View Senior, Ezequiel Reyes, 20, has passed away following a roll over crash earlier this week.

Dozens of friends and family members of Reyes gathered around the flag pole at Lake View High School, Thursday night, to pray.

The Lake View High School Senior was badly injured, Wednesday afternoon, while standing near the intersection of Koenigheim and W. 1st St. He was struck by a vehicle involved in a rollover accident. Medics transported Ezequiel to Shannon Medical Center with incapacitating injuries.

Friends have organized a seven on seven flag football tournament in his honor.

It will be held Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. on the Lake View turf field. Proceeds from the event with benefit Ezequiel's family.

A go fund me account has been set up. To donate click below:

https://www.gofundme.com/funds-for-ezequiel-reyes

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The Texas department of transportation is celebrating a century of service this year.

A traveling exhibit, which includes a refurbished liberty truck built in 1918 was a part of the display.

Thursday at the San Angelo district office on Knickerbocker Road, former employees gathered for an anniversary reception that included an antique equipment and car display. 

The Knickerbocker office opened in 1967.

Karen Threlkeld, Public Information Oficer for the San Angelo Tx Dot says, "I am very proud of our heritage we've had for the last hundred years, not only in our district but throughout the state.  I mean we've really taken people and ranchers and farmers from noting basically from being stuck in the mud to be able to travel interstates at high speeds."

The San Angelo district office opened in 1917 and covers more than 19-thousand square miles in 13 counties from real to Glasscock to Coke county.

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The experimental aircraft association is bringing the first-ever mass produced airliner to San Angelo.

The Ford tri-motor 5-AT flew its first flight in December of 1928.

It's known as the first luxury airliner and marked the beginning of commercial flight.

You can fly aboard the Ford tri-motor this weekend at the San Angelo regional airport. 

There is a charge for the ford tri-motor rides. Pilots will be taking people up from Mathis field's ranger aviation through Sunday.

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Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 10 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South southeast wind around 5 mph.


 


 


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