Here comes the Bluebonnet Parade!

Grab your hat or an umbrella for some shade, load up the kids, and get ready for the La Vernia Lions Club’s 40th annual Bluebonnet Parade this Saturday, April 21, at 10 a.m. Arrive early to stake out your spot for one of La Vernia’s signature events, enjoying music and entertainment from 9 a.m. The announcing station will be in […]

Fire demolishes barn near River Oaks Church

A smoldering stump is at the root of a fire April 16 that completely destroyed a barn on F.M. 539 near La Vernia. According to District 1 Fire/Rescue Chief Chris Thompson, his agency was dispatched just after 2 p.m. Monday to the fire; at the time, firefighters did not know if it was a grass or structure fire. They arrived […]

Early voting begins April 23 for EMS annexation election

Early voting begins this Monday, April 23, to determine who will provide emergency medical services (EMS) in and around La Vernia. Will District 3 EMS and Wilson County District 1 Fire/Rescue — who have been providing EMS coverage for Stockdale, Sutherland Springs, and the La Vernia area since Nov. 28 — continue after Oct. 1 when the county contract expires? […]

Girls golf team goes to Regionals

La Vernia’s Jackie Hennette tees off during the April 9-10 district golf tournament at Bandit Golf Club. The girls team placed second, and will compete at Regionals April 23-24 in Corpus Christi at the Oso Beach Golf Course.

Knowing when and how to listen

This summer it will be three years that the La Vernia News has allowed this literary nonsense to appear in its pages. If you’ve subjected yourself to following this column with any regularity, you know I’ve tried to be honest.  I have tried to put into words so much of what many who are bordering on insanity try to minimize working […]


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Firearm Safety Fellowship

Join The ROCK UMS for Firearm Safety Fellowship at LoneStar Handgun Range.

Basics for the Best

Basic needs items are collected from 1 March to 26 May. These items are then escorted by bikers from around Texas beginning at Walmart on Ray Ellison in San Antonio to the Walmart on 181 in Floresville. Here the bikers are re-staged and additional donations are added. At 10:45 the donations are escorted to and around the Frank M. Tejeda […]

Meeting Susanna Dickinson DAR

The Susanna Dickinson Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will hold it’s regular meeting May 8, 2018 with special guest speaker, DAR Medal of Honor winner, Judge Edward F Butler. Judge Butler will be highlighting his award winning book on Bernardo de Galvez and his participation in the American Revolution. Refreshments at 12:30, program begins 1:00. The public is invited […]

Mother’s Day Luncheon

Ladies – get your tickets today – limited to 100 tickets, $10/ea, under 11 years of age $5. What a wonderful way to show your love and appreciation to someone special and dear to your heart — your mother, your daughter, an aunt, cousin, niece, teacher, coworker, best friend. All women are not mothers but all children have a mother. […]