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Early Voting Begins for General Election


This is the first day of early voting by personal appearance for the Nov. 8 General Election. (Watch local newspaper for times and location.)

For more information call 830-393-7380.
Contact Person: Elections Office
Stockdale JH Red Ribbon Week - Movie

5:30 p.m. / Stockdale Junior High School Library, 503 S. 4th St.

Stockdale Junior High is hosting a viewing and discussion of the movie, "Chasing the Dragon." This is a powerful video, created by the F.B.I. and the D.E.A. which is intended to inform today's youth, parents, and community members about the dangers of opiate use. Students may attend with their parents/guardians. Door prizes will be awarded

For more information call 830-996-3551 or visit
Contact Person: Stockdale Junior High

6:15pm - 8:00pm / Grace Bible Church, in the portables behind the church

Are you a young mom looking for friendships and support from other young moms? Join us for an evening of food, fun and support. FREE meal and childcare!

For more information call 979-575-1773 or visit
Contact Person: Karen Fos
Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil

6:00pm-7:30pm / Seguin Event Complex 950 S Austin St.

Guadalupe Valley Family Violence Shelter invites Wilson County citizens to our annual Candlelight Vigil in honor of the 158 women who were murdered by their intimate partner in 2015.

For more information call 830-372-2780 or or visit
Contact Person: Ashton Story
Wilson County Amateur Radio Club

7pm - 8:30pm / Baldy's American Diner, 9356 US-87 La Vernia, TX 78121

The regular monthly meeting of local Amateur (HAM) Radio enthusiasts. **No HAM license or experience required.** ~ We exchange ideas, discuss upcoming Radio and Preparedness events, and usually have an educational presentation. ~ We are closely involved with the County's Emergency Preparedness activities and training. ~ Newcomers (and returnees to the hobby) are always welcome. ~ If you have ever had an interest in becoming a licensed Amateur Radio Operator, we are your local starting point. ~ We meet on the last Tuesday of every Month at 7pm. Some variance for Holidays. ~ There is no cost to attend meetings or join the club, but we eat and meet, and ask that you support our hosts by ordering. For more information call 210-241-8211. Contact Person: Lou Stanton

For more information call 210-241-8211.
Contact Person: Lou Stanton, K5GBX
FBCLV Fall Festival & Trunk-or-Treat

6:00pm - 8:00pm / First Baptist Church of La Vernia, 201 South Crews Street, La Vernia, TX 78121 (right off Hwy 87)

We will have a Trunk-or-Treat where candy and prizes will be given out along with carnival style games. We will also have an inflatable bounce house, slide, and obstacle course. Along with a hay ride and barrel train. Free hot dogs, lemonade, and popcorn. Air1 will be in attendance to provide music. And we will have several door prizes available to win. THIS IS A FREE EVENT!!!

For more information call 830-253-1239 or or visit
Contact Person: Jeff Parker
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Brownie, one of the dogs up for adoption at God Bless Us Every One Rescue, loves other pets, and children. She was a contestant in this year’s Pet Parade.
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Make plans for Halloween fun and fall fests

Many events to celebrate the season are coming. Take your pick from this selection across the area. Full Story »

Lights, mulch, and more

Lights, mulch, and more

The walking path in La Vernia City Park has been approved by the city council. Full Story »

Storing treasures in our hearts

While going through some things in my house, I came across so many different containers. Small boxes, small jars, shoe and boot boxes, all used to save items that may be useful in the future, or keepsakes and pictures. The little jars I went through had an assortment of nails, screws, picture hangers, and cup hooks, most of which will probably never leave the jar. But it seems silly to go buy a box of something you only need one of. I am convinced this collection deserves some space. Full Story »

Tennis team places  second in district

Tennis team places second in district

The La Vernia tennis team competed in the District 27-4A tournament last week as the No. 2 seed, taking second place overall. Full Story »

Abbott, Patrick, Straus call for action by Child Protective Services

AUSTIN -- Texas’ top three officeholders on Oct. 12 instructed the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) to improve the protection of children at risk of abuse. Full Story »

Bears secure district win against Robstown

Bears secure district win against Robstown

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Fido Fest 2016 plans doggone fun

Take your pooch to Fido Fest 2016 for a day of fun and games on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Wilson County Show Barn on S.H. 97 East in Floresville. Full Story »

Meditating with Mary

There is such a rich prayer tradition in the Catholic church, from its very earliest days. During the months of May and October, dedicated to Mary -- the mother of Christ and His first disciple -- we are reminded to pray the rosary. Full Story »

JV Bears shred Cottonpickers

La Vernia’s junior varsity Bears hit the road to take on the Robstown Cottonpickers Oct. 6, winning the game, 41-0. Full Story »

Never Trump or Never Hillary; Meaning of Christmas

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