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Hoods Texas Brigade, SCV camp 153

6:30 pm / Grady's BBQ, 6519 San Pedro St at Jackson Keller

Camp Meeting for Hoods Texas Brigade, Sons of Confederate Veterans, All Welcome

For more information call 210-488-3498 or .
Contact Person: Glenn Toothman
Time for a Mammogram

9 am to 12:30 pm / Nurses in Touch 1815 10th St, Floresville

Try a softer, warmer mammogram with mammopads at Nurses in Touch Home Health & Hospice

For more information call 210-704-4100.
Contact Person: Nurses in Touch
Wilson County A&M Club Muster

6:30 PM / Kicaster Country Store

Wilson County A&M Club will hold their annual Muster at 6:30 PM. There will be a Silent Auction to benefit the scholarship fund. Cost is $15 per person.

For more information call 830-391-2232 or .
Contact Person: Megan Posey
Memorial Bicycle Trek

Approx. 1:00 PM / Elmendorf City Hall

To ensure that our fallen comrades' and their sacrifice are not forgotten, a remembrance ceremony will be held to honor these brave men & women along with their families.

For more information call 210-635-8210 or or visit
Contact Person: Police Chief Marco Pena
2015 Outdoor Adventure Program

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. / John William Helton - San Antonio River Nature Park, 15662 FM 775

Insects are fascinating creatures! In Insect Investigations, we"™ll put our scientific theories about bugs to the test and observe amazing things about insects of all kinds. FREE with registration!

For more information call 210-302-3259 or or visit
Contact Person: Kayla Gasker
CMMC Stroke Support Group

2:00pm - 3:00pm / CMMC large conference room

A newly formed support group for stroke survivors and their caregivers. Guest speakers to include doctors, nurses and therapists.

For more information call 830-393-1584 or or visit
Contact Person: Martha Buford
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Boots & Bella
New best friends Boots and Bella, who make their human’s smile all the time, enjoy playing with their toys, going for walks and snoozing. They belong to Shelby Hardin and Austin Little of Elemendorf.
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Faith inspires art

Faith inspires art

When Norma Montoya Muñoz moved to La Vernia several years ago, she had no idea how her artistic talents would soon be used to connect the heart of a community with a first-century saint. Full Story »

City OKs budget for new police vehicle

City OKs budget for new police vehicle

The La Vernia City Council has amended its 2014-15 fiscal year budget to allow for the purchase of generators for a new municipal well and a new police vehicle, among other items. Full Story »

Living life by the scriptures

A few weeks ago I wrote an article that was titled, “What would your scripture look like?” I began the article with the following: As I was reading my devotions for the day, an interesting question was in one of them, “Our lives may be the only Bible some people read.” This certainly stood out and made me think about my witness and how I can make a difference in the people that I meet each day, with the people I encounter daily or occasionally. How can we witness for Christ in every area of our lives? Full Story »

Cooking with fresh peas

The Kitchen Diva by Angela Shelf Medearis & Gina Harlow Full Story »

LV Bears split district games

In what was a difficult week for the La Vernia baseball team, the Bears split district games with Navarro and Cuero. Full Story »

Getting scientific, down at the mill

Getting scientific, down at the mill

On the corner of U.S. 290 and Lady Bird Lane in the heart of Johnson City, is a beautiful building with a unique twist; it is both modern and rustic. It began in 1880 as a gristmill and cotton gin. In 1901, it was retrofitted to a flourmill and finally to a feed mill, that remained operational over 50 years. After the feed mill closed in 1980, the iconic landmark was converted to a restaurant and entertainment complex, but it also closed. Full Story »

LVISD has new athletic director, head coach

LVISD has new athletic director, head coach

Brandon Layne is the new athletic director and head football coach for the La Vernia Independent School District (ISD), following an April 6 decision by the district’s board of trustees. Full Story »

La Vernia school lunches to increase by 10 cents

La Vernia school lunches to increase by 10 cents

The price of school lunches in the La Vernia Independent School District will increase by 10 cents each, following a decision April 6 by the district’s board of trustees. Full Story »

Why is the Resurrection of Christ important?

“For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures” (1 Corinthians 15:3-4). Full Story »

Ramp up for Spring

The Kitchen Diva! By Angela Shelf Medearis & Gina Harlow Full Story »

Lady Bears split district games

In a pair of district games held last week, the Lady Bears were 50/50, as they knocked off Yoakum 11-1, but then fell to Gonzales by the score of 13-5. Full Story »

Brother’s request for loan denied by Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln’s stepbrother, John Johnston, wrote that he was “broke” and “hard-pressed” on the family farm. Following is Lincoln’s December 24, 1848, answer: Full Story »

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