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Bankersmith, TX renamed Bikinis, TX

The founder and CEO of a restaurant chain notorious for its scantily-clad female wait staff has decided to get some more exposure for his brand by purchasing a deserted Texas town and renaming it after his business – Bikinis. Doug…

Robert ‘Bobby’ George Alston: 2/18/1941 – 6/29/2012

Robert ‘Bobby’ George Alston February 18, 1941 – June 29, 2012 Robert “Bobby” George Alston of Alamo Springs, Texas passed away at his home on Friday, June 29, 2012, at the age of 71 years. Bobby was born Feb. 18,…

Alamo Springs Landowners Newsletter 2

From Rolf Smith, June 28, 2012:  This is a brief update on crime, burglaries and thefts at Alamo Springs.  If you know of any other break-ins, burglaries, or thefts that have occurred at Alamo Springs since August 2011, or can…

VFD New Brush Truck Arrives

Here is the new Brush truck. The bed containing the tank, pump, etc. was built by the Industrial arts students  at Comfort high school. It is a Ford F-350, dual rear wheel, 4 wheel drive.  It holds about 220 gallons…

Book Signing Event: The Wineslinger Chronicles by Russ Kane

Book Signings:   Saturday, April 7th at Wildlseed Farms  11:00 to 3:00  http://www.wildseedfarms.com/ You can purchase autographed copies online at: wineslinger.net Many people don’t realize that Texas is the site of North America’s first vineyard, established by Franciscan priests around…

Neighborhood Watch Newsletter from Rolf

Hello everyone!  I thought it worthwhile to let everyone know about some work that has been going on.  Robert Gomez, one of our neighbors, is a pump installer/maintainer with Lonestar Pump in Fredericksburg and has responded to several Friday and…

The Tender Baby Has Arrived!

Tender (also “Water Tender”): A wheeled fire apparatus equipped to carry large volumes of water to a fire. Friday August 26, 2011 the Alamo Springs VFD took delivery on a new tender for the department.  Built by Neel Associates in…

Alamo Springs Landowner’s Newsletter #1: Neighborhood Crime

21 August 2011 On Wednesday, 17 August, at 7pm some 40+ Alamo Springs landowners met at the community church to learn about a number of burglaries, thefts, and crimes that have occurred on the ranch this summer and discuss options…

A letter from the Chief

This letter is to catch everyone up on what’s been going on with the Alamo Springs Volunteer Fire Department. A lot has happened in the last year and we want to give you some highlights. First and foremost The burn…