Meeting a music legend
Elia Feibelman of La Vernia meets legendary accordionist Flaco Jimenez during San Antonio’s “Battle of Flowers Band Festival” April 21. More Featured Photos »

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River City Ringers Hand Bell Concert

6:00pm / La Vernia United Methodist Church, 210 FM 775 - Across from the Junior High

Come hear the River City Ringers Hand Bell choir as they perform their spring concert "This is My Country". This event is free and everyone is invited. This is the first time this San Antonio group will perform in Wilson County.

For more information call 210-867-7922 or or visit www.RigerCityRingers.org.
Contact Person: Stephen A. Curry
8th Annual Ride to Remember

SEE BELOW / City Park

The City of Poth will host the 8th Annual Ride to Remember Bicycle Ride and 5K Run/Walk in cooperation with the Alzheimer's Association and the Poth Economic Development Corp. The Four Rider Levels are: 12 mile; 22 mile; 44 mile; and 66 mile. Half the proceeds benefit the fight to find a cure for Alsheimer's disease and half to benefit Poth City Park improvements. The Bicycle Ride and 5K Run/Walk begin at Poth City Park on Hosek Street. CHECK-IN begins at 7 a.m., Ride Start Time at 8, and Run/Walk start time at 9. Register online or at Poth City Hall.

For more information call 830-542-9797 or or visit www.CityofPoth.org.
Contact Person: Travis Pruski
Earth Day native plant sale

10:00am - 2:00pm / Courthouse Square

At the City of Seguin’s 2015 Earth Day celebration, the Guadalupe County chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas won the award as the exhibit most likely to save the planet. The chapter will be back again for Earth Day 2016, offering hundreds of unique, beautiful and hardy Texas native plants for sale at friends-only prices. Special this year will be an exhibit about the endangered Monarch butterfly, and a sale of the milkweed plants that these beauties need to survive. Be there!

For more information call 830-865-3047 or .
Contact Person: Jennifer Wilson
East Central FFA plans golf tournament

8 a.m. / Republic Golf Course

The East Central FFA Booster Club will hold its first-ever golf tournament on Saturday, April 30, at the Republic Golf Club at 4226 S.E. Military in San Antonio. Registration will begin at 6:30 a.m., with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Games will be played in a 4-man scramble format and will include greens fee, cart, lunch, awards, and door prizes. Enter as a team or an individual for $100 per person. Hole sponsor are available. All proceeds will benefit the East Central FFA. For more information, call Ron Alexander at 210-386-3437 or Tim Zigmond at 210-216-4944 or email ecffabooster@gmail.com.

For more information call 210-386-3437 or .
Contact Person: Ron Alexander
Homeowner-Taxpayer Association Meeting

10 a.m. to noon / Luby's Cafeteria, 911 N. Main Ave.

The Homeowner-Taxpayer Association of Bexar County will will host guests and hear presentations on property appraisals, electronic voting, smart meters, and other current issues.

For more information call 210-690-1660 or visit www.htasa.org.
Contact Person: Bob Martin
Relay For Life event

600pm to 100am / Floresville ISD

relay for life event

For more information call 210-287-1571 or .
Contact Person: teresa beasley
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Duckling
Isabel Smith admires a Rouen duckling, one of eight her aunt, Sharon Pike-Todd, has recently added to her “mini-farm” near La Vernia. The ducklings are awaiting names as their personalities develop. They join two other ducks, along with the chickens, goats, and dogs already populating the Todds’ little farm.
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Firefighters contain flames in Mr. Tim’s kitchen

Firefighters contain flames in Mr. Tim’s kitchen

It took only about 20 minutes for firefighters to have the flames under control, but an April 21 fire caused substantial damage to the kitchen area of a La Vernia restaurant. Full Story »

LV Odyssey of the Mind teams claim state victory

The La Vernia Intermediate School and La Vernia High School Odyssey of the Mind teams are state champions, earning them the opportunity to compete at the Odyssey of the Mind World Competition, where they will compete against teams from other states and countries. Odyssey of the Mind is a problem-solving competition for students based on creativity and teamwork. These two teams have spent months creating solutions to long-term problems, all with no adult assistance. Full Story »

Be delighted: We are redeemed

There is a song that we sing regularly that inspires us and gives us great joy titled “Redeemed,” written by Fanny J. Crosby and music by William J. Kirkpatrick. The first verse says, Redeemed -- how I love to proclaim it! Redeemed by the blood of the Lamb. Redeemed through His infinite mercy, His child and forever I am. Full Story »

La Vernia Bear track stars head to Regionals meet

La Vernia Bear track stars head to Regionals meet

On April 21, the La Vernia Bears boys track team competed in the Area meet in Liberty Hill to determine who will have a shot at going to the Regional Championship, which will be held this weekend, April 29-30 in Kingsville. Full Story »

Take your adventures  into the treetops

Take your adventures into the treetops

As a kid, did you ever want to fly through the trees just like Tarzan, swinging from tree to tree, and, when the day was done, spend the night in those same trees? Full Story »

Pray for me until the Lord takes me home

Now the missus loves me, this I know, for I’m still living, don’t you know? However, periodically, I find myself wondering. Take, for example: Full Story »

$33M school bond election — Against

The La Vernia News presents both sides of the $33M school bond election for voters to consider. Read the "For" article at http://lavernianews.com/2012. Full Story »

$33M school bond election — For

$33M school bond election — For

The La Vernia News presents both sides of the $33M school bond election for voters to consider. Read the "Against" article at http://lavernianews.com/2013. Full Story »

Setting the stage for performing arts

Setting the stage for performing arts

The performing arts are flourishing in La Vernia. From the La Vernia Foundation for the Arts’ music events in the city park, to LV Shoestring Stage Productions’ plays and talent shows, to the upcoming “Night in Ol’ La Vernia” event planned by the La Vernia Education Foundation featuring “Shenandoah” in May, it’s apparent the community enjoys good music and performances. Full Story »

Take time to look at and love the little things

The past two weeks have been interesting. A learning process at the very least. I was reminded it’s that time of year when webworms magically appear. You can’t walk around under the trees without being in contact with them, like it or not. They don’t read “No Trespassing” signs, and could care less that they share that little dance you do when you walk into their web. Full Story »

Booster club plans golf tourney

The East Central FFA Booster Club will hold its first-ever golf tournament on Saturday, April 30, at the Republic Golf Club at 4226 S.E. Military Drive in San Antonio. Full Story »

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