Cibolo Creek water quality meeting in La Vernia

The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting an April 4 meeting for anyone interested in becoming involved in a partnership to improve and protect the mid and lower Cibolo Creek watershed. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. at the Grace Bible Church, 390 Farm-to-Market Road 1346 South in La Vernia.

A Mixer at the Museum

Members and potential members of the Greater La Vernia Chamber of Commerce are invited to visit the museum for an evening of learning more about La Vernia’s history while mixing and mingling with other members of the La Vernia business community! Refreshments will be available!

Crawfish and Shrimp Boil

Three Cajun Bands Gumbo Boudin Red Beans and Rice

Wilson County No Kill

Billy Mata and the Texas Tradition Band

Enjoy the Bluebonnet Parade this Saturday!

Strike up the band! Unfurl the flags! The La Vernia Lions Club’s 40th annual Bluebonnet Parade is this Saturday, March 30, at 10 a.m.! As the parade has moved to March this year, instead of April as in years past, there are still abundant bluebonnets in bloom to celebrate! Arrive early and stake your claim to a prime viewing spot […]

Restored and rededicated

Wes Dorsett, the great-great-grandson of Rev. J.S. McGee, the circuit-riding preacher who served the La Vernia United Methodist Church when the 1887 chapel was built, cuts the ribbon March 23 as the restored chapel is rededicated. He is flanked by current pastor Rev. Stephen A. Curry (left) and church lay leader Lee Knox. The sanctuary sustained substantial damage, including part […]

21st Annual Fiesta Pooch Parade

Therapy Animals of San Antonio, Saturday 27th From 8am -12pm Location Alamo Heights Swimming Pool 250 Viesca Register in Advance $25 Individual / $30 Family Register Event Day $30 Individual / $35 Family Registration and Pre Walk Activities start at 7:45 am Canine Costume Contest 8:15 am must be registered to participate The 2.6 mile walk begins at 9:15 am […]

Tune in to hear ‘Quaranteen’ — now on the radio!

“Quaranteen,” the all-teenager high school rock band from La Vernia, has achieved air play on KSYM FM 90.1 radio at San Antonio College! The band, which first performed live in the Wilson County’s Got Talent show in 2017, released its first CD, “After The Fall,” in late 2018. “Quaranteen” has played at Fitzgerald’s music club in San Antonio, as well […]

Neal McCoy to headline Night in Ole La Vernia

After the La Vernia Bluebonnet Parade this Saturday, dust off your boots and get ready to dance the night away in the La Vernia City Park, as country music great Neal McCoy headlines the 2019 Night in Ole La Vernia. This signature event of the La Vernia Education Foundation raises funds for the nonprofit’s efforts to provide opportunities for excellence […]


What or where (WOW) is this? The first correct guess drawn on Tuesday, April 16, 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 […]

Deep spiritual truths and the art of restoring

March 30, 2019, will be the Bluebonnet Parade.  For the last four years, I have been riding my first 1952 Ford 8N Series tractor in the La Vernia and Stockdale parades. I’ve been working on one specific make, model, and year of tractor.  I have three now that have been rebuilt — or at least trying to rescue. I was born in […]

Stephen ‘Steve’ Anthony Snider Sr.

1943-2019 Steve was born March 13, 1943, in St. Louis, Mo. After suffering a stroke on his 76th birthday, he passed to his heavenly home on Saturday, March 23, 2019. His family moved to Dallas, Texas and he graduated from Kimball High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force and later worked as an Air Force Reserve 433rd technician […]

Berniece Ellen Keller

1930-2019 On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Berniece Ellen Keller of La Vernia, Texas, went to be with her eternal Father in heaven. Berniece was born on Dec. 31, 1930, in Elmendorf to Edward and Rose (Walleck) Danish. She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Laura Keller; and brother Eddie Danish. Berniece will be dearly missed by her […]

Ethel Modene Hibdon

1929-2019 Ethel Modene (Garrett) Hibdon of La Vernia, Texas, passed away Monday, March 25, 2019, at the age of 89. Ethel was born on May 12, 1929, in Devine to George Ashby Garrett and Cora Ethel (Calk) Garrett. On July 26, 1949, she married Lyle Hibdon in Poteet. He, along with her parents and eight siblings, preceded her in death. […]

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Trinkets & Treasures

At our monthly TRINKETS & TREASURES resale shop, you will find great,gently used items, at amazingly affordable prices: Women’s/Men’s clothing Children’s clothing Home décor/Linens Kitchen Items Shoes, purses, & much more! *All proceeds benefit patient programs at the San Antonio Hospital. Need additional information? Please call 210-531-8004