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Movie in the Park- Surf's UP!

6:45 pm to 9:45 pm / Helton Nature Parks


For more information call 830-393-2573.
Contact Person: Floresville ISD

10:30 a.m. to ~11:00 a.m. / 1550 Bandera Highway

The Museum of Western Art will celebrate the 12th annual National Day of the Cowboy on Saturday, July 23, 2016, in conjunction with the Museum’s Family Free Day event. Youngsters, parents and grandparents are encouraged to attend the event, which is free for all Kerr County families. At 10:30 a.m., everyone will be given a special tour of the art in the galleries by Western artist Herman Walker, and will have the opportunity to compare it to aspects of the Cowboy Coe of Conduct. After each buckaroo repeats the Cowboy Code, he or she will be made an honorary Junior Trail Boss with fun things to take home. A craft activity can be created, and refreshments will be served at the Pavilion. Stephanie Turnham, Executive Director, said, “We have begun a new Family Free Day event designed to attract local residents, and since National Day of the Cowboy is on Family Free Day, we thought this would be a perfect activity for all Kerrvillites to enjoy.” “The art in the museum illustrates in many ways the characteristics of the Code of Conduct for the American cowboy and cowgirl,” she added. “A visitor can walk through the galleries and view examples in canvas and in bronze that illustrate cowboy characteristics of bravery and courage, love for the land and animals, and tolerance and respect of others. The event will reinforce what children are taught in school and at church.” For more information about this event or about the museum, please call 896.2553, or visit the museum’s website at

For more information call 830-896-2553 or or visit
Contact Person: Stephanie Turnham
National Day of the Cowboy

9 am—1pm / LaVernia Country Store13625 US Hwy 87 W

Come help preserve and celebrate our Western heritage. Vendors, horses, dummy roping,special sales, giveaways, food

For more information call 830-779-2600.
Contact Person: Bonnie Ramirez
Wilson County Road Runners Group Run

8:00 AM / Eagle Creek Ranch Blvd & 181 - Church Parking Lot

Join us for a run or walk! Group runs are FREE and open to the public, with water provided on the route. Both novice and experienced runners & walkers are welcome!

For more information call 210-393-0714 or or visit
Contact Person: Heather Smith

3-6:30 pm; kitchen 2 pm / Geronimo VFW, 6808 N Hwy 123, 78115

Glen Collins & Alibi will be playing all great country dance music at Geronimo VFW Post 8456, 6808 N Highway 123, Geronimo 78115, on July 24, 3-6:30 pm; doors open at 2 pm. Open seating. $8 donation benefits Auxiliary programs. Hall is smoke free and open to all. Info 830-379-0506/305-5478

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


Blended Worship Service

For more information call 210-573-4519 or or visit
Contact Person: Ellen Swetman
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Levi is a recent rescue puppy, energetic, sweet, and smart. More than anything else in the world (besides eating), he loves running, playing, and being hugged and petted. Levi is ready to find his forever family. He’s about 10 months old, 45 pounds, and has been neutered, wormed, and vaccinated. He even comes with his own bag of food and a new collar. Total cost for all that puppy’s love and devotion: Love him back, and love him well. He currently lives with Ginger Coleman in the Union Valley area. Thanks to Patsy Vigil Scherrer and Passion for Paws Memorial Animal Shelter in Nixon, for their dedication to saving the lives of dogs like Levi. For more information, text Ginger at 281-414-2363.
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Student’s tragic death shakes community

Student’s tragic death shakes community

The La Vernia community is still reeling after receiving news of the death of student and star athlete Miguel De La Torre, who was killed in a car crash in Mexico over the weekend. Full Story »

La Vernia News awards Pet Parade winners

La Vernia News awards Pet Parade winners

There was a lot of tail wagging and fun July 14, as the finalists in the La Vernia News’ 2016 Pet Parade contest joined community members in the newspaper offices for an Open House and awards presentation. Members of the Greater La Vernia Chamber of Commerce attended to make this a chamber social and present door prizes, also. Full Story »

Pray for America

La Vernia Ministerial Alliance is calling on everyone in the community and beyond to attend and partake in a Pray for America Prayer Rally on Monday, Aug. 1, at 7 p.m. in Hope Church at 313 W. Chihuahua St. in La Vernia. Full Story »

Supplications, prayers, and intercessions

It feels like the political campaigns have been never-ending since the last presidential election. Unless you’ve been completely isolated from modern life, it’s been hard to miss the constant handshaking, baby-kissing, and mudslinging that’s prevailed recently. Full Story »

Stockdale football, cheer camp July 25

The CFPO Stockdale Youth Brahmas Football and Cheer Camp will be held Monday through Thursday July 25-28, from 6:30-8 p.m. at Bryce Field at 33 Williams St. in Stockdale. Full Story »

‘Take backs,’ Fox News, Dinesh, and the Bushes

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And the winner is... Find out this Thursday!

Just which furred friend is the winner of this year’s La Vernia News Pet Parade contest? Full Story »

Big League advances to Regionals

Big League advances to Regionals

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Allow God to refuel you, His vessel

For some reason it seems when I want to get something done around the place I don’t have what I need to do the job. And then when I have all I need to do some things I lack the motivation to do anything. Full Story »

Final registration deadline for Grizzlies is July 21

Due to uniform order deadlines, the final day to register for La Vernia Grizzlies Texas Youth Football and Cheer Association (TYFA) for the 2016 fall season will be Thursday, July 21. Full Story »

Governor reacts to recent downtown Dallas ambush

A “Black Lives Matter” protest turned tragic when a sniper fired into a crowd estimated at 1,000 people in downtown Dallas at about 9 p.m. on July 7. Full Story »

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