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Nov 12 2020

San Angelo’s “Bridge Connection” Celebrates Community Service

On Saturday, October 10, 2020, the “The Bridge Connection”, the lead program of the San Angelo Ministerial Alliance hosted an impressive community event attended by members of the clergy and other special guests.  The event organizers’ goal was to celebrate and encourage the dedicated work of many religious leaders throughout the city and encourage the…

Nov 12 2020

Sherley L. Spears Becomes Editor of The West Texas Tribune – San Angelo Edition

Sherley L. Spears is a business owner and community advocate.  She is the Owner/Broker of Spears Legacy Real Estate Group, President of The Britt Institute, a history research and development company and President of the San Angelo NAACP.  She received her Bachelors in Business Management from Dallas Baptist University.  She has served in the real…

Nov 12 2020

HBCUs, the Right Choice for You

During a time of civil unrest and the reckoning of centuries of mistreatment of Black and Brown bodies on American land, now more than ever people are feeling the cold shoulder that is systematic racism. The field of Higher Education is no newcomer to inequities and barred access to the right to education. That is…

Aug 9 2020

“When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemon Cake: Turning 40 in a pandemic, and changing my life.”

Sugar Free Lemon Cake for Breakfast Is it just me, or is everyone else feeling pushed right now? Pushed to be fearful? Pushed to be safe? Pushed to adapt? Pushed to go crazy? Pushed to change? Pushed to grow? Pushed to love? Pushed to hate? Pushed to plan and be mindful? Pushed to rush, and…

Aug 9 2020

Penitentiary Valedictorian A Commencement Speech from Captivity to Freedom

            I’ve written a lot of stories.  Seven years ago, this very publication – The West Texas Tribune, was the first newspaper that printed my work, outside of my school paper in college. I was a beat reporter for the sports page and eventual sports editor for The Rambler at my Alma Mater, Texas Wesleyan…

Jul 29 2020

Mayor Anthony Williams tests positive for COVID-19covid-19,

Abilene Mayor Anthony Williams announced Wednesday that he has received notification of testing positive on a PCR test for COVID-19. At this time, the Mayor remains in self-quarantine at his home, and has yet to experience any symptoms of the virus, or feel unwell. Mayor Williams was notified the night of Monday, July 27, that…