Taking in the treats at Wassail Walk
Folks enjoy the second annual Chihuahua Trail Wassail Walk Dec. 12 at M.A.C. (Medical Aesthetic Consulting) and Be Beautiful Boutique. More Featured Photos »

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Christmas Cantata

6:45pm / 210 Bluebonnet Road (FM775)

La Vernia United Methodist Church Annual Christmas Cantata. Join us as we celebrate the birth of Christ through music. Hand Bells begin at 6:45pm followed by the combined choirs of La Vernia and Alamo UMC. Event is free and open to everyone.

For more information call 830-779-2621 or or visit www.LaVerniaUMC.org.
Contact Person: Stephen Curry
Heart of Texas Concert Band

3:00 p.m. / Northern Hills United Methodist Church, 3709 N. Loop 1604 E.

The "Heart of Texas Band" will perform a festive Christmas Celebration concert, featuring The Diane Brumley Chorale. Concert is free, but donations are greatly appreciated.

For more information call 210-860-3177 or visit www.heartoftexasconcertband.org.
Contact Person: Sudie Rogers
Family Grief Program

9:00am - 12:00pm / Connections Individual and Family Services

Connections Individual & Family Services will be providing a free Family Grief Group. This group provides support and care through the holiday season for families coping with the death of a loved one. Activities are suitable for ages 6 & up helping families honor the memories of thise who have passed. Please call a register (830)393-0856 Connections Individual and Family Services 559 10th Street Floresville, TX 78114

For more information call 830-393-0856 or or visit www.connectionsnonprofit.org.
Contact Person: Jessica Kotara
Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

7:00pm and 11:00pm / La Vernia United Methodist Church, 210 Bluebonnet Road (FM775)

Celebrate the birth of Jesus with song, scripture, and a Service of Light. All are welcome to join as we celebrate the coming of our Lord and partake in Holy Communion. (Electric candles are available for children)

For more information call 830-779-2621 or or visit www.LaVerniaUMC.org.
Contact Person: Stephen Curry
Christmas Eve Service

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm / Emanuel Assembly of God, 206 N. Dickson St., Poth, TX 78147

Christmas candle light service with songs & reflection of Christ birth.

For more information call 210-441-8084 or .
Contact Person: Pastor Vicente Perez, Jr.
Stand Up Against Bullying

9:00am - 12:00pm / Connections Individual and Family Services

Free holiday crafts and support group! Your child will learn about: Defining Bullying, Frequently Asked Questions, Problem Solving, Talking with Parents, Working with Schools, and Websites and Resources. This group is for children 6-12 years old. Please call and register (830)393-0856. Connections Individual and Family Services 559 10th Street Floresville, TX 78114.

For more information call 830-393-0856 or or visit www.connectionsnonprofit.org.
Contact Person: Jessica Kotara
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Miss Kitty
Miss Kitty thinks it’s her responsibility to guard the Christmas tree, and she especially loves the lights. Miss Kitty belongs to Patsy Smolka of Poth.
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Churches provide Christmas services

Many churches are planning special Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve services to celebrate the reason for the season, the birth of Jesus Christ. Following is a list of Christmas services in the local area, published as a service for readers seeking a place to worship. Services take place on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24, unless otherwise noted. Full Story »

Council approves Doege, meets junior ‘mayors’

Council approves Doege, meets junior ‘mayors’

All seats on the La Vernia City Council are full again, following the appointment and approval of Mark Doege by the council Dec. 11 to fill the seat vacated by Randy Leonard, who resigned in October. Full Story »

God’s love fills a need in our lives

The Christmas season is almost here and have you finished your gift buying yet? Let’s look at the different reasons that we purchase what we do for that special person. Full Story »

Let us eat “Christmas cake”

By Angela Shelf Medearis & Gina Harlow Full Story »

Bears fall to Bulldogs, Mules

As December winds to a close, the Bear basketball team is rapidly approaching the beginning of its district season. The Bears are working hard to get better, and hope to take a few lessons away from their losses last week to Somerset and Alamo Heights. Full Story »

‘You got to try a little kindness’

Kindness is the quality of being kind, generous, friendly, considerate. Full Story »

Trustees act to keep junior high kids cool

Trustees act to keep junior high kids cool

The La Vernia Independent School District board of directors has approved the purchase of new air conditioning units for the junior high school. The decision was made during the board’s Dec. 8 meeting. Full Story »

Here we come, a’wassailing!

Here we come, a’wassailing!

Enjoy shopping, wassail, and treats this Friday, Dec. 12, from 5-7 p.m., during the second annual Wassail Walk! Full Story »

For your love

An old Yardbirds song written by Graham Gouldman keeps running through my head: Full Story »

Lady Bears ready for district

Lady Bears ready for district

They played a total of five games last week, and after all the dust settled, the Lady Bear basketball team was nearly even in the books. Full Story »

How low can it go?

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