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Update: Physician shot in parking lot near Reagan

Julie Abbott, MD  Internal Medicine

Dr. Julie Abbott was shot and killed this afternoon by the husband of one of her patients in the parking lot behind her medical office at 255 E. Sonterra Blvd. The gunman, whose identity is not yet known, shot Abbott multiple times around 1:15 this afternoon.  The physician was airlifted to University Hospital and died of her injuries around 2:30 p.m.. 
 

Learn about Colon Cancer at North Central Baptist

North Central Baptist Hospital

Learn About Colon Cancer at North Central Baptist Hospital
You are invited to attend a private lecture series with North Central Baptist's leading colo-rectal surgeons and digestive system specialists.  These specialists will discuss warning signs and risk factors of this deadly disease.  Please join us to learn how to minimize your risk of developing this type of cancer.

Stone Oak Info launches Buy Local Discount Program

Buy Local...Save Big!

Stone Oak is not just a master-planned development.  We are a community.  We watch out for our neighbors, care about our schools, take pride in our neighborhoods and support our local businesses.  This is what makes Stone Oak so appealing and such a wonder

US 281 Expansion Project: Traffic Switch & Intersection Reconstruction At Evans Road

 

Did you know that, among various other improvements, the ongoing US 281 Segment 1 Expansion Project will feature a new overpass at Evans Road?

The project is in full swing, as many of you know if you frequently drive on this major highway in the San Antonio area. Phase I of the expansion goes from Loop 1604 to just north of Stone Oak Parkway.

In order to get into the nitty gritty of the Evans overpass construction, our contractor will need to put in place the third major traffic switch of the project.

Update on SAWS Water Rates from Councilman Courage

John Courage

My office has received numerous complaints from District 9 residents regarding high water bills from SAWS. I hear you and share your concerns. In 2017 I voted against the last SAWS rate increase request and have urged SAWS to live within their means without further rate hikes.

Escape the Vape

Vaping

This summer a mysterious trend of severe lung illnesses among otherwise healthy young adults began to garner public attention.  By the end of September, 14 people had died, and more than 800 others became seriously ill nationwide.  Unfortunately, teens and young adults have been early adopters of e-cigarettes and vaping products, perhaps partially because flavors like cotton candy, Crème, and marshmallow appeal to youthful tastes.  Endorsements by teen-friendly celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and Bella Hadid only added to vaping’s appeal.

Torchy's Tacos opens Sonterra location October 16.

Torchy's Tacos opens new Stone Oak location October 16.

Torchy's Tacos is bringing its famous green chile queso and craft tacos to the Sonterra area.
According to KSAT.com, the taco chain will open its third restaurant in San Antonio on Oct. 16 at the former Palenque Grill restaurant at 18210 Sonterra Place, which is on the access road of Loop 1604 West between Stone Oak Parkway and Sonterra Place. The 6,723-square-foot space will be the largest location for the taco chain.

Eagle Scout and Football Quarterback

Rhett Buell

The Boy Scout motto: “Do a good turn daily” exemplifies Ronald Reagan High School senior Rhett Buell. The Eagle Scout has taken these words to heart in all aspects of his life – whether scouting, serving with his church or on Reagan’s varsity football team.
 
Rhett has patterned himself after the example of his parents, Melinda and Jeff Buell. Jeff is a partner at a successful local building company, but the couple takes time to actively support the Reagan community as presidents of the Diamondbackers Sports Association.

Congratulations to The Club at Sonterra’s Employee Scholarship Recipients

The Club at Sonterra Employee Scholarship Recipients

Bob Musel, Scholarship Administrator of the Employee Educational Assistance Program at the Club of Sonterra, recently announced the 2019 Fall Semester Scholarship Winners. They are Bennett Hammon—Pro Shop greeter and cart services; Rebecca Gutierrez, Catering;  Lily Almendarez, Kids Club & Front Desk;  Grace Landwehr,Tennis; Ashley Aull, Beverage Cart;  Achour Bibi, 19th Hole;  Rylee Ward, 19th Hole Supervisor, and Abrelynn Garcia, 19th Hole. A total of $6,418 was awarded this semester.