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Community Calendar

In-Depth Bible Study

7:00 - 8:00 pm / Verdi Community Center

In-depth Bible study on The Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ

For more information call 830-200-6678 or .
Contact Person: Armand or Gina Huizar
Open house and Social event

4pm-8pm / 213 Southwood Oaks Dr.

You are invited to Radiant Skin and Spa’s Open House & Social Come try our latest spa Treatments, anti-aging treatments, New Mineral Make-up collection & Receive a free skin analysis Friday, Aug 29th 4-8pm Door prizes, refreshments 213 Southwood Oaks Dr, Floresville Can't attend, visit us at or

For more information call 510-842-7546 or or visit
Contact Person: Lauren Gaudlitz
Celebrate Bandera

Friday 6 pm until Sunday 7:pm / Court House, Mansfield Park

Longhorn Cattle Drive, Cowboy Mounted Shooters, Celebrate Bandera Parade, Circle of Life Intertribal Powwow, Hoof & Foot Horseless Ranch Rodeo, Arts & Crafts, National Professional Bull Rider's Challenge, South Texas Bull Fighting Tour, Western Heritage Cowboy Church, Kings of Western Swing Concert, Muttin Bustin, Cow Patty Bingo!

For more information call 210-215-1995 or or visit
Contact Person: Genie Strickland

3-6:30 PM; KITCHEN 2 PM / Gernonimo VFW, 6808 N Hwy 123 78115

Weldon Henson Band from Austin will be playing true country dance music at the Geronimo VFW Post 8456, 6808 N Highway 123, Geronimo on August 31, 3-6:30 pm. Kitchen/door opens at 2 pm. $8 donation. Hall is smoke free and always open to public. Info 830-305-5478/305-8829

For more information call 830-305-5478 or .
Contact Person: Barbara Owen

7-10 pm; kitchen 6 pm / Geronimo VFW, 6808 N Hwy 123, 78115

Country Music Show and Dance will be at Geronimo VFW, 6808 N Highway 123, Geronimo, on Tuesday, September 2, from 7-10 PM. Great VFW kitchen at 5:30 PM. Adults $7--12 & under $3. This month featuring -- Sam Bentley, Karlene Fey, & Ken Brothers with a great house band, 7-10 pm, VFW kitchen at 6 pm. Adults $7--12 & under $3. Reservations call Dorothy at 512-825-2180,

For more information call 830-305-5478 or .
Contact Person: Barbara Owen
Trinkets & Treasures Resale Shop Back to

9:30AM- 3:30PM / Logan Hall

The Volunteer Services Council of the San Antonio State Hospital is opening their "Trinkets & Treasures Resale Shop” on September 2nd, 2014 between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm. We have many gently used items are available at a very favorable price. Women's, Men's ,and Children's Clothing Accessories / Shoes / Handbags Bedroom and Kitchen Linens Home Decor Kitchen Items Living Room Items All proceeds benefit the patients at the San Antonio State Hospital (SASH).

For more information call 210-531-8004 or .
Contact Person: Ezra Luna
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Boots, Shiela, & Cooper
Boots, Shiela and Cooper belong to Shelby Hardin of San Antonio. They are loved so much at their house and are best friends.
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La Vernia Chiropractic & Massage
Sacred Heart School
Wilson County Relay For Life
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Drama Kids

Water restrictions in effect

On July 14, Herb Williams, the president of S.S. Water Supply Corp. implemented Stage II Drought Restrictions. The following restrictions are in effect immediately for all members and customers. Full Story »

Trustees drop tax rate by 1 cent

Trustees drop tax rate by 1 cent

The La Vernia Independent School District trustees have adopted a tax rate of $1.38 per $100 of assessed value for the coming fiscal year. The rate was approved during the board’s Aug. 19 special meeting. Full Story »

The Word of God — your best survivor kit

Going through some things this week I found a Survivor Kit a friend gave me a few years ago. I found it at a great time. I’d had several things not go just right for a few days and had begun to feel ... well, just out of sorts. I like things to go smooth or at least be able to work around some setbacks. I love predictable. Of course life isn’t like that, is it? Full Story »

Kitchen Diva: Enjoy a stone fruit feast

When it comes to food and cooking, a good rule of thumb is to mix it up a bit. When cooking seasonally, it’s best to try new foods when they show up at the farmers market or grocery. There’s so much fresh summer produce to choose from -- from the popular picks like corn and watermelon, to the lesser known, not so sought after group like mulberries and crenshaw squash. Now is the time to take advantage of this overflowing in-the-raw produce buffet. Try something new and experience the nuances of different flavors in your meals! Full Story »

Bears set sights high this season

Bears set sights high this season

After making a great run all the way to the state quarterfinals, the 2013 season ended with some measure of disappointment for the La Vernia Bear football team. This year, the Bears are working hard to take that next step, and to hopefully compete for a state title. Full Story »

No ‘bless you,’ but what about ‘gesundheit’?

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City council approves school zone changes

City council approves school zone changes

Video to come Full Story »

Victoria: The crossroads of the Gulf Coast

Victoria: The crossroads of the Gulf Coast

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Don’t fall victim to identity theft

“I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the most High” Psalm 82:6. Full Story »

Kitchen Diva: Cooking with blackberries

By Angela Shelf Medearis and Gina Harlow Full Story »

Lady Bears experience slow start

Lady Bears experience slow start

After a pair of scrimmages with Steele and McCollum, the La Vernia Lady Bear volleyball team began its 2014 season in Floresville last Tuesday, and then wrapped up its first week of competition with some tournament play in Austin. Full Story »

Grand jury indicts governor on two counts

AUSTIN -- A Travis County grand jury on Aug. 15 indicted Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts: abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant. Full Story »

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