Category: Videos

Friday-night football in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Where high school football is the bread and butter of a town, take a look at how San Angelo residents treat one of their biggest games of the year.

Christoval craftsman to be featured on PBS

CHRISTOVAL, Texas — Wilson Capron’s bit and spur shop was flooded with lighting equipment and camera gear for several days in March as a crew of seven people filmed for an episode of “A Craftsman Legacy.” Capron, 43, will be featured in the fourth season of the PBS television series, which showcases individuals in various fields of craftsmanship from across America. “I’m all ...

Angelo State grad helps blaze trails with Discovery Channel

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Austin Osmanski, 26, may be a proven example that success occurs when hard work meets opportunity. Osmanski, a San Angelo native, went from Ph.D. student studying evolutionary biology at Texas Tech University to hunting a large crocodilian species in the Bolivian rainforest for the Discovery Channel. “We had a telephone call ...

Precocious local speller drawing national attention, studying hard

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Big things come in small packages, and 6-year-old whiz kid Akash Vukoti is a prime example. Akash and his family moved to San Angelo from the East Coast in August, and less than 8 months later Akash became the youngest winner of the San Angelo Spelling Bee. This wordsmith, a homeschooled ...

Monks pour time, heart into baked goods

CHRISTOVAL, Texas — Tucked in the West Texas countryside and purposefully secluded from the rest of the world, Mount Carmel Hermitage has sat overlooking Christoval for almost 25 years. The monastery, which was founded by Father Fabian Maria Rosette, began as a humble hut in 1991. Today it has a gift shop, a renovated chapel, ...

How crossing the street in Hanoi looks like

HANOI, Vietnam — The trick is to walk across at a steady pace. People will avoid or maneuver around you. It took me some time to get used to crossing the street this way. I thought it was too dangerous. This is how crossing the street looks like in most Asian countries though. You must ...