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Calendar of Upcoming Events

McGarrell Orthodontics Grand Opening

Non / 200 W. Chihuahua St.

Tuesday, July 29th at noon - MCGARRELL ORTHODONTICS - Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting. McGarrell Orthodontics is located at 200 West Chihuahua Street (at the corner of Hwy 87 and Bluebonnet Street / 775).

For more information call 830-779-2636 or or visit www.LaVerniaChamber.com.
Contact Person: Elaine Stephens
LV Nails Grand Opening

Noon / 110 E.Chihuahua St., Ste. A

Thursday, July 31 at noon - LV NAILS - Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting. LV Nails is located at 110 E. Chihuahua St., Suite A.

For more information call 830-253-2100 or or visit www.laverniachamber.com.
Contact Person: Chamber Office
La Vernia Oaks Day Spa Grand Opening

10:30am / United States

Friday, August 1 at 10:30 a.m. - LA VERNIA OAKS DAY SPA - Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting. La Vernia Oaks Day Spa is located in La Vernia Crossing at the corner of FM 1346 and Hwy 87.

For more information call 830-253-2100 or or visit www.LaVerniaChamber.com.
Contact Person: Chamber Office
Stuff the Bus for LVISD

9:00am - 3:00pm / HEB Parking Lot, 14414 US Hwy 87 W

Help Us Stuff the Bus with School Supplies for LVISD Saturday, August 2, 2014, 9am - 3pm HEB Parking Lot 14414 US Hwy 87 W La Vernia Bring your Tax Deductible School Supply Donations to this Year’s Stuff the Bus Event. Meet the Miss La Vernia Court! All donated items go to the La Vernia Independent School District for needy students. www.lavernialions.org/stuffthebus.html

For more information call 830-779-3825 or or visit www.lavernialions.org/stuffthebus.html.
Contact Person: Lion Mary Ann Mays
Greater LV Chamber of Comm. Mtg.

Noon / Blue Bird Cafe on Hwy 87 between La Vernia and Sutherland Springs

Dr. Jose Moreno, the new Superintendent for La Vernia Independent School District, will be the speaker at the Greater La Vernia Chamber of Commerce meeting on Wednesday, August 6 at Noon at the Blue Bird Caafe, 9356 US Hwy 87 W between La Vernia and Sutherland Springs. The public is welcome. For additional information about the GLVCC, visit LaVerniaChamber.com or Facebook or call 830-253-2100.

For more information call 830-253-2100 or or visit www.LaVerniaChamber.com.
Contact Person: Chamber
Hammerfest Volunteers Mtg.

6:30pm / Blue Bird Cafe on Hwy 87 between La Vernia and Sutherland Springs

All volunteers for Hammerfest are encouraged to attend these meetings for important information. Another meeting will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 20, also at 6:30 pm / Blue Bird Cafe on Hwy 87 between La Vernia and Sutherland Springs. Dinner is optional at your expense but we encourage you to buy something to show our appreciation to Blue Bird who allows us to meet in their clean dining room.

For more information call 830-253-2100 or or visit www.LaVerniaWildWestHammerfest.org.
Contact Person: Elaine Stephens
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Phoebe
Phoebe is a Chihuahua Dauchshund mix and is 10 years old. She is Zachary Duelm’s dog, but her “Grandma” Cecil Zenner takes care of her while Zachary is at college. Phoebe is very protective of her grandma. She has a very long body like a dachshund, but perky ears like a chihuahua.
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Quirky, weird and  wonderful — Carhenge

Quirky, weird and wonderful — Carhenge

Video to come Full Story »

Find what you need down at 'the mills'

Find what you need down at 'the mills'

It’s possible to miss it. La Vernia Mills sits on quiet Dry Hollow, a little off the beaten track near downtown La Vernia. Full Story »

Let go and let God do the driving

Video to come Full Story »

Zucchini  Bread

Zucchini Bread

Mary Ann Franckowiak Mays is a city girl from San Antonio who lives in the country. She and her husband Steve have been married 25 years. In addition to being a wife, daughter, mother, and grandmother, she is a very active volunteer in the La Vernia community. Full Story »

Bass Pro, PBR team for family event

The Professional Bull Riders, Inc. (PBR) and Bass Pro Shops are teaming up to host a PBR family event Saturday and Sunday, July 26-27, that will include free crafts, face painting, costume contests, bull roping, and free gifts. Full Story »

Benjamin Franklin’s wisdom still relevant today

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) fulfilled many important leadership responsibilities during the founding of America. Because of that he is recognized today as one of America’s seven “Key Founding Fathers” along with John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington. Full Story »

Council talks crime rate

Council talks crime rate

A spate of burglaries of small businesses in La Vernia prompted discussion July 10 during a meeting of the La Vernia City Council. Full Story »

Prepare now for school schedule changes

The La Vernia Independent School District school day schedules will change for the 2014-15 school year, and the bus schedules will change to accommodate this. Full Story »

Be strong in the power of His might

“Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.” Ephesians 6:10-12 Full Story »

Coconut Sour Cream Cake

Coconut Sour Cream Cake

Willie Mae Gates lives near China Grove adjacent to her children. She joined the La Vernia Garden Club about 20 years ago and has been an active member, serving as president and on various committees. She has hosted the Garden Club in her home many times. Willie’s hobbies include playing bridge every week with her friends, shopping, cooking, and spending time with grandchildren. Tuesdays are always reserved for lunch with her best friend, Cherry Pierdolla. She says this cake is a favorite among her many friends. Full Story »

La Vernia Little Leaguers take game to state

La Vernia Little Leaguers take game to state

It certainly wasn’t the way the team wanted to end its season, but after dropping a pair of games to Tyler in the Little League State Tournament, the Intermediate division team from La Vernia is out of World Series contention. Full Story »

Texans not toxic; OK to kill humans

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