Mrs. Annie’s Peanut Patch

Hoelschers Inc.

GPS Tours

Floresville Auto Supply

Cadillac Jack Boots & Boutique

Flea Market

Shine Johnson

Kendrick Baros, Realtor

Letters to Santa 2018

Helping people be a part of things

Do you sometimes watch movies or television programs and wonder what was just said? Have you ever sat in a university lecture hall and wondered what the professor just said that was so important it might be on an exam? Maybe you’ve been in a conference and not understood the foreign language used around the table. Do you know someone […]

Have fun, be safe this New Year’s

As the strains of “Auld Lang Syne” sound on New Year’s Eve, another sound fills the night sky, too — fireworks! Wilson County is under a burn ban, meaning no outdoor burning is allowed without a permit. Also banned are some aerial fireworks — specifically skyrockets with sticks and rockets with fins, as described by Edwin Baker, the county fire […]


What or where (WOW) is this? The first correct guess drawn on Tuesday, Jan. 15, will win a prize package that includes a one-year subscription to the La Vernia News. Send entries — including your name, hometown, and a daytime telephone number — to WOW!, La Vernia News, 112 E. Chihuahua St., La Vernia, TX 78121, or email, putting […]

Deborah Lynn Read

1959-2018 On Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, Deborah Lynn Read passed away at home in Adkins, Texas, at the age of 59. Deborah was born on Feb. 8, 1959, in Houston to Kenneth Wayne and Myra Mae (Barrington) Lamb. She was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Lamb; and her husband, Tom Read. Deborah is survived by her sons, Eldon […]

Judy C. Spurgeon

1946-2018 On Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, Judy C. Spurgeon passed away in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 71. Judy was born on Dec. 19, 1946, in Yuma, Ariz., to Dick and Billie Jean (Meyers) Bell. She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Sandra Spurgeon; and two brothers. Left to cherish her memory are her children, […]

Remembering a very messy, weird Christmas Eve

Well, I awoke Christmas morning a lot earlier than I wanted. Oddly, the family slept through what I’m about to tell you, so there are no witnesses. It was still dark outside when this unfolded. It was one of those extremely rare times when my sleep was solid, deep, and relaxing. All of a sudden, I jerked, awakened by a voice ranting and […]

2018-12-27 E-Edition

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