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Wilson County cities vie to be YMCA site

The market study to determine whether a new YMCA will be in La Vernia or Floresville may soon have the funds to begin. Full Story »

Precipitation prompts postponements

Precipitation prompts postponements

April showers might bring May flowers, but May downpours meant the postponement of the city’s Bluebonnet Festival and parade that was set for May 16. Those events have been rescheduled to Saturday, June 13. Full Story »

Baptist service focuses on outreach

Sunday was an interesting and different kind of day at First Baptist. We heard a great report on the recent prison ministry our team attended. Stories of children having a day with their dads who are in prison, a day of talking, playing games, and having a meal with them, hugging them, some for the first time. There were very few eyes that didn’t well up with tears as we listened. You couldn’t help but realize that this was a very special time that the children, as well as their fathers, would remember all their lives. As will the workers who made it possible. They were definitely an extension of the hands of Christ that day at prison. Full Story »

Because it's June

Because it's June

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

Olivia Hinojosa competes at state meet

Olivia Hinojosa competes at state meet

La Vernia senior Olivia Hinojosa closed out a stellar high school running career at Mike Meyers Stadium on the University of Texas at Austin last weekend. She ran a season-best time in the 3,200-meter run and finished fifth in state. Full Story »

The life of Robert Todd Lincoln

Robert Todd Lincoln, the first child of Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln, was born in 1843 in Springfield, Ill., and named for his maternal grandfather. He studied law, became a lawyer, and later served as Secretary of War under Presidents James Garfield and Chester A. Arthur. Full Story »

La Vernia man, son among those hurt in crash

La Vernia man, son among those hurt in crash

LA VERNIA -- Darryl Dukes, 33, of La Vernia remains in University Hospital in San Antonio as of press time May 12, following a head-on crash on U.S. 87 in front of the La Vernia Chamber of Commerce Hall five days earlier. A hospital spokesman said his condition had been upgraded to stable. Full Story »

Join us for grand re-opening May 21

Join us for grand re-opening May 21

Plan now to join us next Thursday, May 21, as the La Vernia News office celebrates its great new look! Full Story »

Is there an ‘order’ to best read the Bible?

By Stephen A. Curry Full Story »

A memorable Memorial Day

A memorable Memorial Day

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