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Calendar of Upcoming Events

Agency D3 VB

6:30 - 8:30 pm. / Bethel Christian Fellowship/ 868 FM 3432, LV 78121

FREE week of games, bible study, snacks, music,crafts, & lots of fun!

For more information call 210-296-8551 or .
Contact Person: Brenda Lindsey
Stuff the Bus for LVISD

9:00am - 3:00pm / HEB Parking Lot, 14414 US Hwy 87 W

Help Us Stuff the Bus with School Supplies for LVISD Saturday, August 2, 2014, 9am - 3pm HEB Parking Lot 14414 US Hwy 87 W La Vernia Bring your Tax Deductible School Supply Donations to this Year’s Stuff the Bus Event. Meet the Miss La Vernia Court! All donated items go to the La Vernia Independent School District for needy students.

For more information call 830-779-3825 or or visit
Contact Person: Lion Mary Ann Mays
Floresville Opry

6:00 p.m. / Floresville Convention Center


For more information visit
Contact Person: Wilson County Historical Society
La Vernia ISD Newcomers' Fair

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. / LVISD Auditorium & Gym

The LVISD Newcomers’ Fair will be held on August 7, 2014 from 6:00-7:30 in the District Auditorium. Please plan to attend. As always, we will have a welcoming address for everyone complete with mini-performances by our band, choir, dance team and cheerleaders. Families new to LVISD will then have an opportunity to visit tables sponsored by individual campuses, departments, etc. This year our tables will be set up in the gym across from the auditorium. We are excited to announce that the City of La Vernia, La Vernia Historical Society, and other community groups will participate with important and useful information for our new families. Refreshments will be available after the initial meeting in the foyer (thanks to Vicki and staff).
Lunch & Learn- Dr. David Ekmark

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm / CMMC Large Conference Room

Part of Connally Memorial Medical Center's "I Heart Health" program, join Dr. Ekmark for a free lunch and health discussion- "The Importance of Vaccinations Throughout the Life Span". Reservations are required.

For more information call 830-393-1311 or or visit
Contact Person: Lori Marroquin
La Vernia BBQ Cook-Off

All Day / La Vernia City Park

The Greater La Vernia Parks Foundation hosts its 13th annual IBCA-sanctioned barbecue cook-off in the La Vernia City Park. This 2-day family-friendly event has something for everyone. Not only do teams from across the state compete for the best barbecued chicken, beef, and ribs, but visitors can enjoy vendors, food, and fun, along with great music. Friday night will feature Johnny Kiser. Saturday, enjoy music by Natalie Rose and headliner Bleu Edmondson. Proceeds benefit the parks foundation, dedicated to improving the La Vernia City Park. Past efforts have included a playscape, butterfly garden, fencing, and a gazebo, among other improvements. For more information call 210-219-3984 or visit Contact Person: Dennis Snow

For more information call 210-219-3984 or visit
Contact Person: Dennis Snow
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Phoebe is a Chihuahua Dauchshund mix and is 10 years old. She is Zachary Duelm’s dog, but her “Grandma” Cecil Zenner takes care of her while Zachary is at college. Phoebe is very protective of her grandma. She has a very long body like a dachshund, but perky ears like a chihuahua.
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Wilson County News
La Vernia Chiropractic & Massage
Southern Electric & Lighting
Wilson County Relay For Life
Sacred Heart School
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LV Historical Assoc
Wilson County Meat Market complimentary
Drama Kids
Quirky, weird and  wonderful — Carhenge

Quirky, weird and wonderful — Carhenge

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Find what you need down at 'the mills'

Find what you need down at 'the mills'

It’s possible to miss it. La Vernia Mills sits on quiet Dry Hollow, a little off the beaten track near downtown La Vernia. Full Story »

Let go and let God do the driving

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Zucchini  Bread

Zucchini Bread

Mary Ann Franckowiak Mays is a city girl from San Antonio who lives in the country. She and her husband Steve have been married 25 years. In addition to being a wife, daughter, mother, and grandmother, she is a very active volunteer in the La Vernia community. Full Story »

Bass Pro, PBR team for family event

The Professional Bull Riders, Inc. (PBR) and Bass Pro Shops are teaming up to host a PBR family event Saturday and Sunday, July 26-27, that will include free crafts, face painting, costume contests, bull roping, and free gifts. Full Story »

Benjamin Franklin’s wisdom still relevant today

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) fulfilled many important leadership responsibilities during the founding of America. Because of that he is recognized today as one of America’s seven “Key Founding Fathers” along with John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington. Full Story »

Council talks crime rate

Council talks crime rate

A spate of burglaries of small businesses in La Vernia prompted discussion July 10 during a meeting of the La Vernia City Council. Full Story »

Prepare now for school schedule changes

The La Vernia Independent School District school day schedules will change for the 2014-15 school year, and the bus schedules will change to accommodate this. Full Story »

Be strong in the power of His might

“Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.” Ephesians 6:10-12 Full Story »

Coconut Sour Cream Cake

Coconut Sour Cream Cake

Willie Mae Gates lives near China Grove adjacent to her children. She joined the La Vernia Garden Club about 20 years ago and has been an active member, serving as president and on various committees. She has hosted the Garden Club in her home many times. Willie’s hobbies include playing bridge every week with her friends, shopping, cooking, and spending time with grandchildren. Tuesdays are always reserved for lunch with her best friend, Cherry Pierdolla. She says this cake is a favorite among her many friends. Full Story »

La Vernia Little Leaguers take game to state

La Vernia Little Leaguers take game to state

It certainly wasn’t the way the team wanted to end its season, but after dropping a pair of games to Tyler in the Little League State Tournament, the Intermediate division team from La Vernia is out of World Series contention. Full Story »

Texans not toxic; OK to kill humans

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La Vernia Hammerfest
Heavenly Touch Massage Therapy
Blue Moon Karaoke
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Steve Valdez