Body of 5-year-old girl found; recovery efforts continue for woman in submerged vehicle in east Bexar County, sheriff says
The body of a 5-year-old girl was recovered from a submerged vehicle and the recovery effort for a 52-year-old woman will resume Friday morning after the vehicles they were traveling in were swept away by high water in east Bexar County Thursday morning, Sheriff Javier Salazar said.
‘Outstanding’: Schertz police chief praised officer accused of secretly recording teen, records show
AdThat draft was sent at 1:15 p.m. to Schertz Police Captain Manny Casas and Schertz Police Lieutenant Kelly Kallies, both of whom are members of the agency’s command staff. AdHansen, who referred to Aleman as “Ric” in the email, said the corporal cooperated with the investigation and was forthcoming. AdAleman is accused of coercing a teenager into engaging in sexually explicit conduct between mid-April and late August 2019, according to his federal indictment. He is also accused of possessing a portable hard drive that contained child pornography, records show. A continuance in the case was granted earlier this week, pushing Aleman’s tentative trial date to May 10, federal court records show.
Schertz to aid residents with water bills after storm fallout
Schertz residents worried about Winter Storm Uri’s effect on their February water bill can breathe a sigh of relief. Schertz City Council at its March 8 meeting approved an ordinance that will charge customers the lower rate of January and February’s billing. The city of Schertz took notice and took action at a special meeting March 8. “What we proposed for the city of Schertz … is billing customers the lower amount of their January or February bill,” Walters said. Whichever 28-day span is lower, that amount will be the customer’s charge for February.mysanantonio.com
Schertz detective who used false information to raid home of Zekee Rayford will not be suspended
In a text message sent to Willborn Martinez wrote that he felt horrible about the mistake. “I promise you that’s not the normal,” wrote Martinez, according to internal affairs records. Ad“In my professional experience, this is not an uncommon practice for officers preparing a search warrant by including some paragraphs or statements recycled from a previous warrant,” wrote Schertz Police Captain Manny Casas. Like anything else, if proper proofreading protocols are not followed, unfortunate errors may occur,” wrote Schertz Director of Public Affairs Linda Klepper. Likening the execution of a search warrant to a press release insults citizens’ intelligence.
Woman dies from injuries after being struck by train in Schertz, police say
SCHERTZ, Texas – Update:A woman that was struck by a train in Schertz on Saturday has died from her injuries, according to Schertz police. Carolyn McCall, 26, was taken to the Brooke Army Medical Center after police said she was struck by the train. She succumbed to her injuries shortly after she was hospitalized, according to officials. Original:A woman is hospitalized and in serious condition after Schertz police said she was struck by a passing train while walking near the train tracks. The woman sustained serious injuries and she was taken to the Brooke Army Medical Center for further treatment, according to a release from police.
Schertz police search for missing man
Jacob Dubois, 22, of Schertz was last seen by his family on March 7, 2021. Schertz police are looking for clues about the whereabouts of a man who has been missing for nearly two weeks. Jacob Dubois, 22, was last seen leaving his residence in the 5100 block of Brookline at about 11:45 p.m. on March 7. He was last seen wearing a gray and white short-sleeved shirt, gray sweatpants, and black Nike shoes. Anyone with information about Dubois is asked to contact the Schertz Police Department at 210-619-1200.
‘He will always be our baby,’: Family is seeking justice for 21-year-old after fatal shooting
SCHERTZ, Texas – A family is sharing the legacy of their loved one after he was shot and killed at a Schertz apartment complex on Friday. Junel Jeffrey, an Army officer and the aunt of 21-year-old Jerod Jeffrey, said everyone loved her nephew. “He was well-loved by his entire family and he loved us all equally,” Junel said. “What is interesting about him is that he had this ability to make family wherever he went,” Junel said. “He grew up in Miami, where my family first settled after we got here from Jamaica.
Man found dead in vehicle from gunshot wound in Schertz, police say
SCHERTZ, Texas – A man in his 20s was found dead in his vehicle from a gunshot wound following a shooting in Schertz, according to the Schertz Police Department. The shooting happened around 6:36 p.m., Friday, in the 1000 block of Elbel Road at the Sycamore Creed Apartments. Police said officers found the deceased man in a gray sedan with a gunshot wound. A witness told police they saw a man fleeing the scene on foot, wearing a black hoodie and red shorts. Anyone with more information on the incident is urged to contact Schertz police at 210-243-8159.
Schertz expands city limits with unanimous vote
The arguments and the results of the vote did not change as the Schertz City Council officially expanded the city’s boundaries by 214 acres and rezoned its newly acquired property for a planned major new housing development. “This is a very convenient workaround to getting something that, pretty much the city council has said no, we don’t need these (smaller lots),” Scagliola said. The council meeting was mere hours after Gov. The city is obviously a jurisdiction, said City Manager Mark Browne, but what about restrictions among the city staff on city property and the residents who come to City Hall? Browne, saying that might be an option, promised to return to City Council after discussing the matter with employees and his department heads.mysanantonio.com
HIGHLIGHTS: Schertz John Paul II boys, girls battle for TAPPS Division III State soccer titles
ROUND ROCK – Both the girls and boys soccer teams from Schertz John Paul II qualified for their respective TAPPS Division III State Championship Game, and they come up just short in dramatic battles with Dallas Covenant School. Champion Score Runner-Up Boys Dallas Covenant School 1-0 Schertz John Paul II Girls Dallas Covenant School 3-1 Schertz John Paul IIMORE TAPPS STATE SOCCER COVERAGE
Universal City family mourns nurse, mother of five killed in murder-suicide
UNIVERSAL CITY, Texas – A Universal City family is mourning the devastating loss of their loved one after she was gunned down during a murder-suicide case Schertz police are currently investigating. “She was a very empathetic person,” Gonzales said. They said as they take things a day at a time, they are going to stay faithful through this time of suffering. “You think they are always going to be there and don’t think events like this is going to happen. We just have to stay strong and be there for each other as we get through this.”RELATED: Man, woman killed in apparent murder-suicide in Schertz identified
Man, woman killed in apparent murder-suicide in Schertz identified
SCHERTZ, Texas – Update:A man and woman killed in an apparent murder-suicide in Schertz have been identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner. They heard a single gunshot come from inside the residence and when officials entered the home, they found the man deceased. Original:AdA man and a woman were killed in an apparent murder-suicide in Schertz early Saturday morning, according to Schertz police. Authorities attempted to make contact with the man inside of the home but were unsuccessful. RELATED: ‘I’m not putting my gun down’: Man killed in police shootout after shooting child’s mother’s friend at East Side apartment, chief says
South San boys earn District 27-6A’s final playoff berth with two wins on last day of regular season
SCHERTZ – For the first time in three years, the South San boys basketball team is heading to the playoffs after defeating both Wagner and Smithson Valley on the final day of the regular season to clinch District 27-6A’s final playoff berth.
Schertz opens temporary warming centers
SCHERTZ, Texas – The city of Schertz has opened two warming stations so residents without electricity have a place to get warm. Residents are asked to dress warmly and bring any medications they may need as well as some water and snacks. No pets are allowed in the warming centers. If you are without power and are in imminent need of shelter, the City has a couple of warming stations setup.... Posted by Schertz Police Department on Tuesday, February 16, 2021Stay InformedYour Weather Authority team will keep you updated. You can get the very latest forecast anytime by bookmarking our weather page and downloading the KSAT Weather Authority App - available for both Apple and Android devices.
Frost invites public to free, drive-thru chuck wagon breakfast, lunch events in February
Frost to host several chuck wagon breakfast and lunch events in February. Frost is offering a few opportunities to do just that with four free, drive-thru and socially distanced chuck wagon breakfasts or lunches. The four events are free and open to the public on three dates. Chuck wagon breakfasts are an annual tradition at Frost, according to a company press release. Chuck wagon lunches:
HIGHLIGHTS: Maeve Sullivan’s brace powers John Paul II girls to 3-0 victory, district title
SCHERTZ – With the district title on the line, Maeve Sullivan scored both of her goals in the second half to power the defending TAPPS Division III State Champion John Paul II girls soccer team to a 3-0 victory over Our Lady of the Hills. MORE HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS COVERAGE
Schertz firm donates personal protective equipment to local food bank
A Schertz firm came through for the San Antonio Food Bank and the San Antonians its serves, with a donation of $50,000 worth of PPE products. Paul Richmond, owner of Richmond Advantage in Schertz, personally delivered the PPE (personal protective equipment) supplies Jan. 13 to the San Antonio Food Bank and its president and CEO, Eric Cooper. “The food bank needs PPE supplies to take care of the volunteers and the San Antonio community. Cooper thanked Richmond and his staff for thinking of the food bank, its workers and its mission. “Most people know the San Antonio Food Bank for food.mysanantonio.com
Schertz police officers involved in Zekee Rayford case won’t be suspended, will return to patrol, city says
SAN ANTONIO – Three Schertz police officers involved in the arrest of Zekee Rayford, who was tackled and tased by officers on Nov. 2 in front of his home, will not face suspensions following the conclusion of an internal investigation. The officers have been removed from patrol duty since mid-November. Rayford was initially charged with possession of marijuana, evading arrest with a vehicle, evading arrest and resisting arrest, Guadalupe County records show. An investigation showed one of the officers, Chavarria, had a history of disciplinary problems at multiple other law enforcement agencies that employed him. Also, in March, Schertz police detective Chris Martinez used false information while writing a search warrant used to raid Rayford’s home.
Schertz police warn about risks of having bumper stickers, decals
SCHERTZ, Texas – The Schertz Police Department is raising awareness about the use of bumper stickers and decals to encourage residents to better protect their personal information. Anna Kraft, the special project officer for Schertz PD, said the department has seen bumper stickers that could give too much information to criminals. “Some people may think it is harmless and that it is just a bumper sticker, but some criminals may actually take advantage of that,” Kraft said. “We just want to bring the awareness so people can watch for their surroundings and watch what they are giving to the public. “Everybody deserves to be proud and show your proudness of their families and kids, what their husband or wife does,” Kraft said.
Universal City woman dies in I-35 crash
A Universal City woman died on Interstate 35 on Saturday night after an SUV crashed into her parked car, sending her into incoming traffic, according to officials. Karla Barraza, 21, was standing in front of her Volkswagen Jetta, which was disabled in the 21500 block of the southbound side of the highway in Schertz, when a Nissan Rogue crashed into it around 10:51 p.m., Schertz police said in a statement.mysanantonio.com
Schertz officials hear from residents on police incident
Echoes of a Schertz police action a month ago continued to resound at the city’s Dec. 1 council meeting as local citizens publicly debated the incident. Schertz city officials announced an internal investigation to ensure all “department policies and procedures were followed.”Resident Michele Tereletski told council members that she had always been taught that when you saw flashing red lights, “you pulled over and stopped . They (police officers) are given military training that’s used on insurgents to deal with our children, with our community.”She called for open conversations between residents and city officials about changing policing policies. Federal money totaling nearly $1 million was recently awarded, explained Brian James, assistant city manager, and Schertz will contribute $330,348 for its portion. It will also add sidewalks, curbs and gutters to both sides of Live Oak Road between Schertz Parkway and FM 3009.mysanantonio.com
Officials drop marijuana charge against Zekee Rayford, teenager kicked and tased by Schertz police
/Video courtesy of the Rayford familyThe misdemeanor marijuana charge against a teenager who was tackled, kicked and tased by Schertz police officers during an arrest last month has been dropped, according to prosecutors. Lorna Dean, a manager in the Guadalupe County Attorney's Office, said Tuesday the charge against Zekee Rayford, 18, was dismissed because officers conducted a "premature search."mysanantonio.com
Schertz releases officers' body, dash camera footage of Black teen's arrest
Schertz officials released new police camera footage this week that shows what happened before and after the arrest of a Black teen seen in a viral video that has prompted accusations of excessive force. Officials said they had wanted to release the video of 18-year-old Zekee Rayford’s arrest earlier but were awaiting authorization from the Guadalupe County district attorney’s office. Instead, Rayford drove to his home in the 1000 block of Keanna Place, where a security camera there provided the first video of his arrest. The officers are seen kneeing Rayford and using a stun gun multiple times as he struggled and shouted for his father. Family members are heard repeatedly insisting to officers that Rayford had his hands up and that the officers didn’t have to use a stun gun.mysanantonio.com
Black Lives Matter activists to hold protest Tuesday after Schertz police used Taser on teen
Black Lives Matter activists plan to hold a protest Tuesday after Schertz police officers used a Taser on a teenager fleeing a traffic stop. Zekee Rayford, 18, was tackled and repeatedly tased on Nov. 2 after he ran from officers in front of his family home. Defund Police SA called supporters to "stand with the family" at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Schertz City Council chambers. ON EXPRESSNEWS.COM: Family wants Schertz officers fired after police use Taser on teenage son fleeing traffic stopThe incident began when Rayford ran a traffic light on Schertz Parkway, according to police. After pulling into his driveway and exiting the car with his hands up, Rayford ran for his front door and called for his father.mysanantonio.com
Schertz man sentenced to 4 years in federal prison for pointing laser at SAPD helicopter
A Schertz man was sentenced to four years in federal prison Monday for pointing a laser at a San Antonio police helicopter. Justin John Shorey, 39, pleaded guilty to aiming a laser pointer at an SAPD helicopter, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Western District of Texas. On Feb. 17, 2019, Shorey aimed a laser pointer at an SAPD helicopter searching for a shooting suspect north of U.S. 90. The aircraft was in the path of the San Antonio International Airport at the time. Shorey admitted to aiming the laser at the helicopter as it approached his location and circled above him.mysanantonio.com
City of Schertz OKs refinancing part of community bond debt
The city of Schertz received some good news at its Oct. 27 meeting as it voted to refinance a portion of its community bond debt resulting in a savings of nearly $2 million over the next 15 years. In another action, council authorized an interlocal agreement with the city of San Antonio that will eventually expand Schertz’s city limits. Schertz 312, the property owner and developer, originally made the request and, according to Assistant City Manager Brian James, both Schertz and San Antonio have been working out the details for nearly a year. James, you make it sound so easy,” added Councilman David Scagliola, “but I know considerable effort went into this to convince San Antonio to release a portion of their city limits.”Formal annexation, following San Antonio City Council’s official approval, is expected in December. The equipment, a virtual server, would be used as duplicate data storage in case of a disaster of overall systems failure and would be placed off of city property.mysanantonio.com
North San Antonio development plants seeds of connectedness with new community gardens
click to enlarge Courtesy The Crossvineclick to enlarge Courtesy The CrossvineThe Crossvine, a residential development located just outside of San Antonio in Schertz, has unveiled a series of Community Gardens scattered throughout the property to promote connectedness and healthy living.The community gardens will allow residents to plant their own fruits and vegetables in an open, shared space, promoting ideals such as the cycle of sharing, paying it forward and giving back.“It was important for us to create an active community, where everyone could get outside and create community activities together,” Bradley Bechtol, a member of the Crossvine development team, told the. “We were all free-range children, so we wanted to create a place that planned for and welcomed that kind of connection.”Bechtol, who has been working on the development project for nearly ten years, has teamed up with a resident who has a background in horticulture, ensuring that the two dozen 5x8' raised garden beds are in optimal shape for families to begin planting this fall.“As a child, my mom was a member of a co-op, and she would pick up a box of produce weekly, and that connection, being one-step from from the land, just stuck with me,” Bechtol said. “A community garden is zero steps from the land … it teaches kids where their food comes from, and creates connectivity — which we think everyone is craving, especially now.”Future plans for the development’s community gardens include a farmer’s market and cooking classes, as well as more planters, if the program is popular enough.The Crossvine is located at 9001 Hollering Vine, in Schertz, about a half hour Northeast of Downtown San Antonio.sacurrent.com
Schertz firefighters help battle California wildfires
Teams of firefighters are shuttling between their fire stations in Schertz and firefighting duty in California, where wildfires continue to burn out of control. Schertz Fire Chief Cade Long returned Sept. 18 from a week at the Creek Fire scene outside of Fresno, Calif., where several other Schertz firefighters either are stationed or have served and already returned. Schertz firefighters are helping to tackle some of the worst blazes in California. TISMUS was able on Aug. 24 to send its first strike force of 40 crew members — including the four Schertz firefighters. It’s all very weather-dependent as well.”The first deployed Schertz crew came home in a “crew swap” with Long and others.mysanantonio.com
Schertz approves new tax rate, budget
Schertz approves new tax rate, budgetIt took six votes and nearly two hours of debate, but the city of Schertz has almost settled on a new tax rate. Scagliola made the first motion to set the property tax rate at the “no new revenue” effective rate of 50.79 cents. A third effort, offered by Larson, would have made the property tax rate 50.96 cents. Davis pointed out that the council had conducted several budget meetings and had originally agreed to approve a budget with the current tax rate of 51.46 cents. An additional vote to ratify both the new budget and the new tax rate also passed, with both Scagliola and Larson again voting no.mysanantonio.com
Schertz officials ponder fate of Jubilee, Fourth of July event
Schertz officials ponder fate of Jubilee, Fourth of July eventSchertz City Council is divided on how to handle the citys annual Jubilee and Fourth of July celebration amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Schertz City Council is divided on how to handle the citys annual Jubilee and Fourth of July celebration amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Photo: Keelin Daly /ST Photo: Keelin Daly /ST Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Schertz officials ponder fate of Jubilee, Fourth of July event 1 / 1 Back to GalleryIt appears that, in the face of a global pandemic, the annual Schertz Jubilee and Fourth of July celebration will take place this year but in what form is still unknown. Fire Chief Kade Long, who is also the citys emergency management coordinator, briefed council members on the citys coronavirus cases and the single municipal building that has been opened. I think we should go for it.Councilman David Scagliola questioned whether the Jubilee event would even be well-attended.mysanantonio.com
Schertz scraps pet licenses, tags for microchips
Schertz scraps pet licenses, tags for microchipsPet owners in Schertz will no longer be required to purchase licenses and tags for their cats and dogs. Pet owners in Schertz will no longer be required to purchase licenses and tags for their cats and dogs. Photo: Joana Ferreira / EyeEm /Getty Images Photo: Joana Ferreira / EyeEm /Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Schertz scraps pet licenses, tags for microchips 1 / 1 Back to GalleryPet owners in Schertz will no longer be required to purchase licenses and tags for their cats and dogs. Instead, the city is shifting to a pet microchip system that will aid in returning lost pets to their owners. Another problem with the licensing and tags is that pet owners werent active in renewing, or even receiving, the city tags.mysanantonio.com
Schertz man accused of sexually assaulting three female victims
Schertz man accused of sexually assaulting three female victimsA 59-year-old Schertz man was arrested Wednesday and charged with sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child-sexual contact after he was accused on sexually assaulting three female victims, according to an arrest affidavit. less A 59-year-old Schertz man was arrested Wednesday and charged with sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child-sexual contact after he was accused on sexually assaulting three female victims, according ... more Photo: Bexar County Sheriff's Office Photo: Bexar County Sheriff's Office Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Schertz man accused of sexually assaulting three female victims 1 / 1 Back to GalleryA 59-year-old Schertz man was arrested Wednesday and charged with sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child-sexual contact after he was accused on sexually assaulting three female victims, according to an arrest affidavit. In December, one of the victims told police that Elco Lozano sexually assaulted her in 2016 when she was only 7 or 8 years old, the affidavit said. The victim said she was at Lozano's house when he sexually assaulted her, the affidavit said. FIND OUT FIRST: Get San Antonio breaking news directly to your inboxWhile police were investigating the allegations, two other victims said Lozano had also sexually abused them, the affidavit said.mysanantonio.com
Metrocom-area students graduate from college
Metrocom-area students graduate from collegeWith traditional cap-and-gown collegiate commencement ceremonies canceled nationwide, the following students from cities within the Northeast Herald coverage area are being recognized for their academic achievements and honors. Melvin Rolon-Merced of Schertz was among the 55 University of Scranton (Pennsylvania) students inducted into Upsilon Phi Delta, the national honor society for graduate and undergraduate students in healthcare administration programs. The Omicron Delta Kappa Society is the national leadership honor society for college students, faculty, staff, administrators and alumni that recognizes and encourages superior scholarship, leadership and exemplary character. Foelker, a Chinese major, is a candidate for a bachelors degree in the College of Liberal Arts. As part of the virtual celebration, students received an official cap and tassel from the university, along with other celebratory items.mysanantonio.com
EVO Entertainment offering to host 2020 graduation ceremonies at its Schertz drive-in movie theatre
EVO Entertainment offering to host 2020 graduation ceremonies at its Schertz drive-in movie theatreEVO Entertainment is offering local graduating classes to have its ceremony at no cost at its drive-in theatre in Schertz. EVO Entertainment is offering local graduating classes to have its ceremony at no cost at its drive-in theatre in Schertz. Photo: EVO Entertainment Photo: EVO Entertainment Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close EVO Entertainment offering to host 2020 graduation ceremonies at its Schertz drive-in movie theatre 1 / 1 Back to GalleryEVO Entertainment is offering to host graduation ceremonies at its drive-in movie theatre in Schertz. The free graduation ceremonies EVO is offering allows schools to project both live or recorded footage onto its screens while guests watch from the safety of their vehicles. Along with the drive-in, EVO also reopened its in-venue experience at its Schertz and Kyle locations.mysanantonio.com
Schertz officials discuss plans to reopen local businesses
Schertz officials discuss plans to reopen local businessesWith the local COVID-19 pandemic curve possibly flattening out, members of the Schertz City Council at their April 14 meeting learned of potential plans to open up their community again. City Manager Mark Browne added Schertz is developing its plans in light of both the governors and the individual counties expected instructions and guidance. Councilman Michael Dahle suggested the city be proactive in helping local businesses hurt by the mandated shutdown orders. The citys animal services currently provides a microchipping service for $15 an animal, as do vendors, local shelters and veterinarians. The work is part of the citys 2018 comprehensive resurfacing project, and the original contract for $755,000 was approved Feb. 11, said John Nowak, a Schertz city engineer.mysanantonio.com
Construction begins on Cibolo Valley Road
Construction begins on Cibolo Valley RoadThe long-awaited rebuild of Cibolo Valley Drive was expected to get under way Monday, city officials said late last week. The project includes installation of four traffic lights: two at the I-35 access roads; one at Ripps-Kreusler and Cibolo Valley Drive, the entry to the Santikos Theater at Cibolo Crossing; and one at Old Wiederstein and Cibolo Valley. Sidewalks will be installed along the west side of the Cibolo Valley Drive, in front of the Lantana and Cibolo Crossing developments to connect the retail centers to existing sidewalk. The project is a joint venture between the city of Cibolo, the city of Schertz, and Babcock Road 165, Ltd., the developer of Cibolo Crossing. When the road is complete, 28 percent of the road will exist in the Cibolo right of way.mysanantonio.com
Schertz extends emergency declaration through May 5
Schertz extends emergency declaration through May 5Photo: Mural Mom Photo: Mural Mom Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Schertz extends emergency declaration through May 5 1 / 1 Back to GalleryThe continuing coronavirus pandemic and what to do about it locally dominated the Schertz City Councils April 7 meeting. After much debate, city council voted unanimously to extend the emergency declaration through May 5. Assistant City Manager Charles Kelm told city council that all three counties that Schertz straddles Bexar, Guadalupe and Comal have adopted stay-home declarations through April 30, and recommended Schertz extend its directive to do the same through May 5. A lot of it that were finding is that they just want to know what the rules are.Debate on extending the emergency declaration followed the same basic divide as it did for the original issue on March 25. But I also understand a lot of people are dying and Schertz is going to look bad.mysanantonio.com
EVO Entertainment shuts down drive-in movie theatre to comply with stay-at-home orders
EVO Entertainment shuts down drive-in movie theatre to comply with stay-at-home ordersCars are lined up at the EVO Entertainment facility in Schertz on Friday night, March 27, 2020. The EVO Drive-In showed "Spider-Man Homecoming," free of charge, although patrons were encouraged to buy food and beverage to support employees working the show. less Cars are lined up at the EVO Entertainment facility in Schertz on Friday night, March 27, 2020. The EVO Drive-In showed "Spider-Man Homecoming," free of charge, although patrons were encouraged to buy food and ... more Photo: Billy Calzada, Staff / Billy Calzada Photo: Billy Calzada, Staff / Billy Calzada Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close EVO Entertainment shuts down drive-in movie theatre to comply with stay-at-home orders 1 / 1 Back to GalleryEVO Entertainment shut down its makeshift drive-in movie theatre in Schertz over the weekend to comply with local and state orders to minimize social gatherings, the company said in a Facebook post Friday. The cinema theater and entertainment complex transformed into a drive-in theatre and began offering nightly outdoor screenings on March 27.mysanantonio.com
EVO Entertainment Launches Drive-In Theater in Schertz For Safe Entertainment While Social Distancing
Starting tomorrow, San Antonio-area movie lovers will have a way to return to the cinema while keeping their social distance.EVO Entertainment Group has converted the parking lot of its Schertz location into a drive-in theater that will offer nightly film screenings. EVO asks for filmgoers to keep their doors closed until the runner is approximately 10 feet away.Visit the EVO Drive-In website for more information about showtimes and safety precautions during the COVID-19 outbreak. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years. If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current. Every reader contribution is valuable and so appreciated, and goes directly to support our coverage of critical issues and neighborhood culture.sacurrent.com
Guadalupe County alerts residents about possible exposure to coronavirus at Schertz grocery store
Guadalupe County alerts residents about possible exposure to coronavirus at Schertz grocery storePeople enjoy live music at Pickrell Park in Schertz on a Friday afternoon in June 2019. less People enjoy live music at Pickrell Park in Schertz on a Friday afternoon in June 2019. The risk of contracting the virus from these exposures is low, and isolation is not required for anyone that does not have symptoms, reads a news release issued by Guadalupe County Judge Kyle Kutscher. On ExpressNews.com: Guadalupe County alerts area residents about possible exposure to coronavirus at Schertz grocery storeSymptoms include fever, cough, sore throat and shortness of breath. People who were at the Schertz H-E-B Plus, 17460 IH 35 North, during the specified time period should monitor themselves closely for the symptoms until March 30, 14 days after the possible exposure, county officials said.mysanantonio.com
Schertz officials updated on five-year street repair plan
Schertz officials updated on five-year street repair planSouthbound vehicles fill all the lanes Thursday morning, Aug., 22, 2019 of Interstate 35 on the north side near FM 3009 during morning rush hour. The Texas Department of Transportation has unveiled plans for a ... more Photo: William Luther /Staff Photo: William Luther /Staff Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Schertz officials updated on five-year street repair plan 1 / 1 Back to GalleryThe Schertz City Council received separate briefings on a five-year street repair plan at its March 10 meeting. In building his five-year plan, Nowak told the council he was making an assumption that the street repair budget will remain at about $2 million a year. And I know its not your fault, he told Nowak. Id rather have them planned out in anticipation that the money will be available when the project is ready to be let, he told Nowak.mysanantonio.com
Schertz reschedules Taste event to June
Schertz reschedules Taste event to JuneIn the wake of declarations of national, state and San Antonio states of emergencies, the Schertz City Council held its own emergency meeting Friday to discuss what to do about the coronavirus pandemic. Those who purchased tickets for the originally scheduled event, may use their tickets for the June 25 event. Other specific city events like Movin On Main, set for April 5, and the Star party on March 28 have been canceled. City parks will remain open, added City Manager Mark Browne. City staff will continue to brief the city manager and mayor on a daily basis on any changes to the new emergency measures, James said.mysanantonio.com
Rush to Stock Pandemic Pantries Tests H-E-Bs Disaster Plans
The grocer unexpectedly has found itself having to manage consumers anxious response to the coronavirus outbreak this past weekend. Panic buying at grocery stores began about two weeks ago when shoppers, accustomed to full store shelves and options aplenty, couldnt find hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes. Then it was toilet paper, cleaning products, and bottled water. The shelves at South Flores Market H-E-B are empty of all toilet paper and most paper towel rolls. If youre out of toilet paper, you need toilet paper.therivardreport.com