Lloyd Paul ‘Sandy’ Sanders

1953-2018 Lloyd Paul “Sandy” Sanders Jr., 65, of Somerset, Texas, passed away Monday, March 5, 2018. Lloyd was born on Jan. 19, 1953, in Ventura, Calif., to Melba June Farris and Lloyd Paul Sanders Sr. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother Randy Benner. Lloyd is survived by his children, Mitchell L. Sanders, Ashley Leann Sanders, Chauntel […]

New generation will enjoy ‘Sunday best’ dress


Back when nothing but “Sunday best” would do for church, Rachael Elizabeth (Norman) Roddy, recently married to John Roddy, needed a Sunday dress. She was born in 1858 in Hamilton County, Tenn., and married John Roddy in 1875. For her Sunday dress, Rachael bought a lovely piece of dotted swiss fabric, white with black dots, and handmade a beautiful dress […]

Terry, Hull prime for runoff


It’s a runoff. Republican candidates for Wilson County Pct. 3 justice of the peace Connie Terry and Lowell C. Hull Jr. will face each other again in May. Based on the unofficial results from the March 6 Republican and Democratic primaries, a runoff election will take place Tuesday, May 22. None of the Republican candidates in the three-way race for […]

Special recognition!

La Vernia Junior High School seventh-grader Bayleigh Crane (left) and eighth-grader Caden Spiesz display honors bestowed on them March 8 by the La Vernia City Council. See page 3 to learn more about this special recognition!

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Stay connected! Get breaking news! Post your classified ads, search for local businesses to meet your needs, and much more! In our continuing efforts to keep the La Vernia community connected, the La Vernia News has launched its brand-new mobile-friendly, reader-friendly website. With this fresh, new look come great new services and enhancements. Phase I of the new website is […]

What does springtime in South Texas mean to you?

Say it in images and you could win!

What makes Texas “home” to you? Tell us in pictures, and you could win some great prizes! The La Vernia News and Wilson County News invite community members to share your photos in our “Springtime in South Texas” photo contest. Find the contest description and rules, and enter your images, at www.lavernianews.com/springphotos. Entries submitted will be posted online each week; […]

Misunderstanding abounds


Here at La Grimm Ranchero Home of Misunderstanding, it’s never dull. We both work hard to find those hidden, unspoken meanings behind the simplest things. Why, the other day I purposefully went outta my way to sit beside the missus.  She mistook my presence as meaning I wanted something. Well, I was appalled that she would assume that I had an […]

2018-03-15 E-Edition

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