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Your Debt is Paid: Lifehouse Church Cancels $3.1 Million of Unpaid Medical Debt as Easter Gift to Neighbors

Your Debt is Paid

This Easter, congregations of churches all over the city will be celebrating the holiday much differently than usual. Instead of gathering together to hunt eggs, worship and share a special meal, people are looking for meaningful ways to commemorate the season as they comply with the Stay at Home order. 

NEISD will pay all employees during COVID-19 closure

NEISD will pay all employees during COVID-19 closure

The North East ISD Board of Trustees has approved a resolution that will allow the District to pay all its employees during this emergency closure.

 

Board members voted Friday to give the superintendent the power to continue to compensate both hourly and salaried employees, even if they are working from home due to social distancing recommendations because of COVID-19. This includes teachers, bus drivers, custodians, and more.

 

Open for Business!

Open for Business!

It is important to listen to our local, state and national leaders during this coronavirus pandemic.  However, it is also important to continue to do business with our local businesses in Stone Oak. They need your support now, more than ever.

 

How can you help?  Here are some suggestions:

 

1. Order food for take-out, curbside pickup, delivery or Uber Eats from your favorite restaurant.

2. Shop online at your favorite store websites. 

3. Consider purchasing a gift card now to use in the future or to give as gift.

Fiesta postponed to the Fall

Fiesta postponed to the Fall

According to KENS5.com today, San Antonio's Fiesta will be postponed this year, but event and city leaders say the party

Bank robbery suspect still on the loose

Bank robbery suspect still on the loose

Police are asking for your help to find a man they say robbed a Stone Oak bank two weeks ago. According to a Crime Stoppers release, the suspect walked into the BB&T bank in the 19100 block of Stone Oak Parkway Feb. 26 while wearing a black hoodie, blue jeans and a gray mask, which partially covered his face.

Officials say the suspect took out a handgun and demanded money from the bank teller, who gave cash to the suspect as the teller feared for her life.

Shattered Dreams Program Aims at Saving Lives

Shattered Dreams Program Aims at Saving Lives

This week, Johnson High School involved its junior and senior students in an interactive program to remind them of the dangers of impaired and distracted driving – just in time for spring break. Shattered Dreams, put together by the PTSA and involving community first responders, stages a fatal drunk driving accident, complete with an emergency rescue and funeral, conducted right in front of the student’s eyes.

Reagan Cheer Competes at 40th Annual UCA Nationals

Reagan Cheer Competes at 40th Annual UCA Nationals

The Reagan High School Cheerleaders recently competed at Universal Cheerleading Association’s National High School Cheerleading Championship. The competition was held at Disney’s ESPN Sports Complex in Orlando on February 7-9. More than 20,000 athletes from 950 teams participated in the 40th annual competition. Reagan teams reached the  semifinals in the categories of Large Varsity Game Day and Small Junior Varsity Performance. They also competed in the Small Varsity Performance category. 

Reagan Athletics Hosts 9th Annual Golf Classic

Reagan Athletics Hosts 9th Annual Golf Classic

Dust off your clubs, and swing for a good cause. The Reagan Diamondbackers (Athletic Sports Association) will hold their ninth annual Golf Classic benefit Monday, April 20, beginning at noon at The Club at Sonterra. 

Your reservation includes breakfast, swag bag, putting contest, shotgun start on both the North and South courses, lunch, silent auction, Kendra Scott trunk show, live entertainment, dinner, and golf awards.

Title Sponsor North Park Lexus has offered the incentive of a new car to the lucky hitter of a hole in one. 

Alamo Plastic Surgery Opens Practice in Stone Oak

Dr. William Albright

You’ve heard the phrase, New Year, New You. You’ve made your resolutions, but the first month of 2020 has come and gone. Some body changes may not improve with diet and exercise alone. We are here to help. Schedule a complimentary consultation with Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. William Albright, at Alamo Plastic Surgery, Stone Oak’s newest plastic surgery practice, located at 19016 Stone Oak Parkway.

NEISD Girls’ Spirit Clubs Perform Together

NEISD Girls’ Spirit Clubs Perform Together

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the variety show starring every member of NEISD’s cheerleading, dance and drill teams and pep squads. Varsity, junior varsity, and competition teams from all seven NEISD high schools will perform. Each show debuts with the cheerleading squads introducing their routines perfected for national competition, stunts, and spirit dances. Next, the dance, drill and pep squads will feature their jazz, kick, lyrical, novelty, and pom competition routines.