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Early Voting Starts Now

Early Voting

The last few weeks before America’s mid-term elections have begun, and polling places opened today for early voting.  The good news is that you don’t have to go to a specific polling location for early voting.   You can pop in anywhere at your convenience and avoid the long lines November 6.  Polling station Parman library is in Stone Oak if you’re in the neighborhood, and Encino library is situated on East Evans Road, just east of U.S. Highway 281, and a quick stop if you are out on the highway. 

Johnson student up for Photo of the Year

Johnson student up for Photo of the Year

A photo taken by Johnson High School senior Danielle Bellow is a finalist in the National Scholastic Press Association’s (NSPA) Photo of the Year contest. More than 750 photos were submitted, and Bellow’s was one of only ten finalists in the Sports Action category. The photo she submitted for competition was taken at the Johnson vs. Reagan varsity football game in 2017.

Local Speakers Walk Away from Modeling to Encourage Girls

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Teen girls won’t want to miss the opportunity to have their questions about love and romance answered by local Christian authors and speakers Kristen Clark and Bethany Baird at this weekend’s third annual Girl Defined Conference.  The authors of books Girl Defined and the newly released Love Defined will enlighten hundreds of teen girls and their mothers Friday evening, Aug.

Active Shooter Civilian Response Training Classes Open to Public

Did you ever wonder what you would do if someone were shooting at you or a loved one?  Unfortunately, this situation is not as rare as it once was.  There have been two shooting incidents in the Far North Central corridor this summer alone.  In the aftermath of the tragedies in Las Vegas and Sutherland Springs, people are realizing that it can h

Sean Elliott and Claudia Zapata-Elliott join the Methodist Healthcare team.

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Physicians and staff celebrated on Wednesday, June 20th, new beginnings for the hospital as its women’s services units expand to offer more space for new moms and their arrivals.  The expansion is in response to the rising demand for health care services in rapidly growing North Central San Antonio.

NEISD To Implement New School Safety Initiatives

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Parents in North East ISD may be able to breathe a bit easier knowing safety measures at district schools have been updated and improved.  In response to recent school shootings across the country, the district will implement new initiatives for the 2018-2019 school year. 

Rattler Baseball Heads to State

Reagan Baseball heads to State

Ronald Reagan High School baseball will make the 98-mile journey back to the Del Diamond Stadium in Round Rock Friday, June 8, to play in the UIL State Tournament.  The Rattlers (36-7) will face Cypress Ranch (32-8-2) at 7 p.m.  The winner will play the victor of South Lake Carroll (33-6) vs Conroe The Woodlands (25-14-1) at 4 p.m., Saturday, June 9.  

Local business is target of drive-by shooting

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Stone Oak Residents were startled by the sound of gunshots echoing across the usually quiet neighborhood early Tuesday evening.  A drive-by shooter destroyed the fronts of multiple businesses in the small shopping center in the 200 block of North Loop 1604, located on the south side of the highway between Blanco Road and Stone Oak Parkway.  

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Reagan 10th Grader Named Texas Student Hero

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One of Stone Oak’s own, a Ronald Reagan High School student, was awarded a 2018 Student Heroes award by State Board of Education representative Ken Mercer at a ceremony at the school Monday, May 21.  Sophomore Samantha Sanchez was selected for the statewide award among nominees from 13 counties representing 1.6 million constituents.  She was honored for her unselfish acts of con