John Tufts,

John Tufts

San Angelo, TX, United States

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Recent articles by John:

Road construction along Southwest Boulevard near McDonald's delayed again; here's why

"The last thing we want to do is build a project that fails and doesn't meet the expectations of the taxpayers," one official said. → Read More

'My body, my choice!' chant San Angelo residents in Women's March to protest Texas abortion law

Hundreds of San Angelo women, men, and children gathered Saturday for a Women's March, a peaceful protest in support of women's rights. → Read More

San Angelo elementary school locked down during stolen handgun and narcotics arrest

Constables found two people inside the home, as well as a handgun and an item containing suspected narcotics, the release stated. → Read More

Cooler weather is coming to San Angelo; Lows this week expected to be in the 50s

The San Angelo area could see low temperatures in the 50s this week, according to NWS. → Read More

Tom Green County mask mandate 'no longer in effect' after Texas Supreme Court ruling

Vretis's order officially began Thursday. Hours later, the court issued its ruling. As a result, Vretis said his order is "no longer in effect." → Read More

Grape Creek ISD to defy local mask mandate; here's what other San Angelo schools are doing

A small school district in Tom Green County plans to defy a public health order requiring its students and staff to wear masks. → Read More

Vretis: Mask mandate does not affect Angelo State University or Howard College

The Standard-Times reached out for more details about the mask order and learned it does not apply to colleges or universities in Tom Green County. → Read More

'Masks required' for all students in Tom Green County where positive COVID-19 cases occurred

Once there has been a positive case at a school facility, masks will be required for everyone on that campus. → Read More

San Angelo man rescued by local firefighters after diving into floodwaters to rescue a dog

"I dove in after him," McGinty said. "I tried to save the dog...and almost drowned in the process." → Read More

Two dead after early morning wreck near San Angelo Central High School and Loop 306

Two people died after a vehicle collision early Monday morning near San Angelo Central High School, according to a news release. → Read More

What you should know about the rising suicide rate in Tom Green County

A recent spike of suicide deaths in Tom Green County has left mental health experts concerned. → Read More

Concho Valley Home for Girls going in 'a new direction' as organization shifts focus

Changing circumstances have rendered us unable to continue in the same service," a release stated. → Read More

Details emerge in U.S. Hwy 67 crash: Man who said he had bomb drove into oncoming traffic

More details have emerged after a collision that shut down a portion of U.S. Highway 67 about 10 miles northeast of San Angelo. → Read More

'The COVID-19 Delta variant is in San Angelo. Get vaccinated,' says local health authority

The Delta variant, a new mutation of the coronavirus which is spreading quickly around the world, has made its way to San Angelo. → Read More

San Angelo teen finds her 'forever family' thanks to adoption by local foster parents

It's been five years, but the word 'home' has at last taken on a new and more familiar — more permanent — meaning for this San Angelo teen. → Read More

BREAKING: San Angelo Police searching for suspects after two men shot; here's what we know

The public "is not in danger at this time" as officers continue to search for suspects. → Read More

Small plane crashes at San Angelo Regional Airport after engine failure

A small airplane based out of San Angelo Regional Airport reported engine failure after departing runway 18 and crash landed in the field. → Read More

'BOOM!' Lake Nasworthy will have its Fourth of July fireworks show for San Angelo in 2021

The bombs bursting in air above Lake Nasworthy on July 4 promise to be the only large-scale fireworks show in San Angelo this year. → Read More

Tom Green County Deputy dragged 'significant distance' by fleeing suspect during traffic stop

When the deputy attempted to arrest him, "the driver attempted to flee in his vehicle and dragged the deputy a significant distance." → Read More

A giant clock is coming to downtown San Angelo (at no cost to taxpayers). Here's where.

More improvements are coming to downtown San Angelo. The latest one will stand more than 16-feet in height. → Read More