Celebrating St. Ann's half-century mark
St. Ann Catholic Church Deacon Israel Bocanegra and wife Gloria enjoy fellowship Nov. 21, as the parish gathered to celebrate its 50th Jubilee. More Featured Photos »

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Lunch Honoring our First Responders

11:30 - 1:30 p.m. / Fire Station, 3rd St. & Hwy 80

Lunch provided to all the Nixon first responders, Fire, Police, City Officials as well as County Sheriff's officials

For more information call 830-582-1217 or .
Contact Person: Gladyne Finch
Soldier Care Package Collection

Call for Times / Living Waters Church, 1006 "C" Street

As an ongoing effort to provide comfort from home, Living Waters Church invites the community to collect toiletries for male and female soldiers who are deployed to Kuwait. They will be away from home for at least another 6 months, and we are certain items from home will be welcomed. No aerosoles, please. Last day to contribute is Tuesday, December 8th. Please contact Vicki for a time to meet at the church if you'd like to contribute monetarily or with toiletries (for December 9th shipment.)

For more information call 210-355-1594 or .
Contact Person: Vicki C Root
Water Awarness Class-Whats in your water

6:30 pm -8:00 pm / Big Tejas Steakhouse & Mexican Food 11985 US Hwy. 87 W.

Guest Presenters at this Thursday's event will be Gary Alan Sutton, Certified Health Coach and State Licensed Water Treatment Specialist, Delb Wilson. You won't want to miss learning about affordable and effective information that could be life changing. Learn how you can take toxic chemicals out of your water. What if these solutions could improve your over-all health, well-being and longevity? Health is far less expensive than disease and sickness, if you have the right information and knowledge. Admission is free, information is priceless! We are so Blessed to have this rare opportunity to learn such valuable information. Don't miss out! Seating will be limited, so come early. Bring a sample of your drinking water. There will be a Q&A break-out session after the presentation.

For more information call 830-857-4290 or or visit www.GaryAlanSutton.com.
Contact Person: Gary Alan Sutton
River Bend Rejoice

5-9 p.m. / RiverBend

details coming...
3rd Annual Chihuahua Trail Wassail Walk

Throughout the whole day / Participant list to be provided after Thanksgiving

Local area businesses provide delicious wassail, maybe even hors d’oeuvres and entertainment. The event gives businesses a chance to invite the La Vernia citizens in to get to know the business and its services. This helps create the magical bond that the holidays bring out and can help create a strong community. If your interested in hosting and serving wassail, contact us for sign-up information.

For more information call 830-779-2371 or or visit www.laverniamdd.org.
Contact Person: La Vernia Municipal Development District
Christmas Along the Corridor

2 PM Booths (no night parade) / Downtown Square

Floresville's Christmas Along the Corridor On the Courthouse Square: Food, drink, Selfies with Santa, along with games and activities for Children. (Lighted Parade CANCELED)

For more information call 830-216-3276 or .
Contact Person: Chamber of Commerce
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Zeke the chicken dog
Zeke, the protector, aka "chicken dog," gets some sun with a buddy who loves to nestle in his fur. Zeke lives in Sutherland Springs with the Holcombe family.
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Christmas wonder begins with Wassail Walk

Christmas wonder begins with Wassail Walk

Catch the holiday spirit on Saturday, Dec. 5, and take part in the all-day festivities as downtown La Vernia celebrates its third annual Chihuahua Trail Wassail Walk. Full Story »

Nominate small businesses for awards

The Small Business Ad-ministration is seeking nominations for the 2016 National Small Business Week awards. This year’s national award categories are: Full Story »

Dancing as David danced

Life’s a dance you learn as you go, according to an old country song. Full Story »

Festive, flavorful gifts

Festive, flavorful gifts

(Family Features) Food is a gift from the heart. It’s one-size-fits-all, and you don’t need to fight the crowds at the mall or worry about blowing your budget. Whether for holiday presents or hostess gifts, receiving something homemade is truly what the season is about: sharing comfort and good cheer. Full Story »

Bears’ season ends in close playoff battle

Bears’ season ends in close playoff battle

Gatesville 17 Full Story »

Vanishing lighthouses on the Texas coast

Vanishing lighthouses on the Texas coast

In August, we challenged ourselves to visit all the surviving lighthouses of the original 16 that were built along the Texas Coast in the mid-1800s. Some still stand tall and strong in their original locations, others are only shells of their former glory. Our first trek was along the mid- to upper coast, from Galveston to the Louisiana state line, including the Port Bolivar Lighthouse near Galveston and the Sabine Pass Lighthouse, 35 miles southwest of Beaumont. Full Story »

LVN offers children's coloring contest!

LVN offers children's coloring contest!

The La Vernia News announces a Christmas coloring contest for children ages 3-13. Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place, with the first place winner's picture to be published on the cover of "Letters to Santa" section Dec. 10 in the La Vernia News. Full Story »

‘We honor those who made our freedom possible’

‘We honor those who made our freedom possible’

The La Vernia Veterans Memorial is a step closer to reality, following a groundbreaking event Nov. 11, during a Veterans Day ceremony in the La Vernia City Park. Full Story »

Meet Andrew Flores, La Vernia’s new fire inspector

Meet Andrew Flores, La Vernia’s new fire inspector

The city of La Vernia has something it’s never had before. Full Story »

Mary and Joseph instill loyalty

By Stephen A. Curry Full Story »

Bears earn decisive bi-district win

Bears earn decisive bi-district win

Zapata 7 Full Story »

Tips for raising boys in a modern world

During the 1950s and ‘60s, we acquired a couple of excellent articles that contained information focused on helping us raise boys. The first, The Legend of the Cherokee Indian Youth’s Rite of Passage follows: Full Story »

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