September is National Preparedness month for the Disaster Relief Organization, FEMA. FEMA says, that only 19 percent of Americans claim to be very prepared for an emergency situation; next month, FEMA encourages people to participate in an emergency drill each week.
San Angelo is on the list of most congested roadways in the state. The Texas A&M Transportation Institute published their annual study ranking nearly 1,800 Texas roadways; they found, traffic is no longer simply a "big city problem".
KLST TV was challenged by TimeClock Plus in San Angelo to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Tom Stovall, Vice President & General Manager Nexstar Broadcasting Inc, and Terry Hucks, General Sales Manager were dumped with ice water by Mike Sheeran who has ALS.
About a thousand women from A.S.U., Howard College and Goodfellow Air Force Base attended Girls Night Out at the Junell Center. It's a girls safety program put on by the Laura Bush Institute. Beth Holloway, mother of Natalee Holloway was the keynote speaker.
The fundraiser for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, has gone viral and targeted San Angelo city officials. The ALS ice bucket challenge has raised over $42 million (M), two million more than they raised last year.