Articles by JoAnn Fleming

Call to Action

This column is reserved for readers requesting action on issues of interest to San Antonians. 10:00 AM Tuesday December 5, 2017 Senate Finance Committee Interim Hearing Notice Item 1: The Alamo This will be the first Senate Finance Committee Interim Hearing on the the Alamo issue, which was Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s first priority interim charge for the Finance Committee.  Your strong support of the grassroots coalition and this project is the reason this issue is in the spotlight and was placed so highly on the Lt. Governor’s priority list for the interim. Now is not the time to waver in…


Save the Alamo

In May 2017, the San Antonio City Council voted to accept the concepts of the Reimagine the Alamo Master Plan.  Included in this plan is moving the memorial Alamo Cenotaph away from the grounds of the actual battlefield! The Alamo Cenotaph, also known as the Spirit of Sacrifice, is the monument commemorating the Battle of the Alamo, which was fought at the adjacent Alamo Mission. The monument was erected in celebration of the centennial of the battle and bears the names of those known to have fought there on the Texas side. The Alamo Cenotaph inscription reads, “Erected in memory…