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Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District

Receiver: Lake Valley water fixes ‘within a year’

Changes continue for customers of Lake Valley Estates Water System. Don Rauschuber, the receiver appointed by the state, and David Wallace of DLR Water Co. provided an update April 17 to about 70 residents of the subdivision, located off F.M. 539 in eastern Wilson County. Customers will continue on Stage IV water restrictions, which means no outdoor watering. This will […]

Celebrate fine arts with La Vernia ISD

The La Vernia Independent School District (ISD) will host a district-wide Fine Arts Symposium Tuesday through Friday, April 30 to May 3, in the district auditorium between the junior high and high school campuses. Programs range from music to visual arts and from speech and debate to the performing arts. Students from pre-k through seniors are participating in the events. […]


What or where (WOW) is this? The first correct guess drawn on Tuesday, May 14, 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 […]

Jerry W. Fletcher

1951-2019 Jerry W. Fletcher passed away in his home in Spring Branch, Texas, on Friday, April 12, 2019. Jerry was born Feb. 4, 1951, in Corpus Christi to James Edward and Helen Hazel Fletcher. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, James Davey Fletcher; and his grandson, Miles Tafolla. Jerry is survived by his daughters, Tina Tafolla […]

Eddie June Buckner

1928-2019 Eddie June Buckner passed on to her Lord on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Uvalde, Texas, at the age of 90. June was born at home on June 1, 1928, in Yoakum to Edward John and Marie Matilda Boedeker Koenning. June graduated from Baptist Nursing School as a registered nurse. June and Benjamin “Bennie” B. Buckner married and spent […]

Julie G. Schmidt Skrzycki

1958-2019 Julie G. Schmidt Skrzycki, 60, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born to Alton and Tennie (Goodwyn) Schmidt in San Antonio on Nov. 17, 1958. Julie was a graduate of La Vernia High School, class of 1976, and worked most of her life in the accounting field for various companies, including Kraft […]

Maxine Hilda (Volkmann) Penshorn

1940-2019 Maxine Hilda (Volkmann) Penshorn, 78, of La Vernia, Texas, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Seguin. Maxine was born on Dec. 4, 1940, in Seguin to Alvin Eddie and Hattie Frieda (Baenziger) Volkmann. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Alvin P. Volkmann; and grandson Joshua Roseland. Maxine is survived by her husband of 58 years, […]

Last of the tractor trees

Here at La Grimm Ranchero, I am always working or tinkering on various personal projects. This keeps me a safe distance from the missus. Of course, it allows her the freedom to enjoy me in solitude … at a distance close enough, as she so often needs me. This “need” is usually along the lines of taking out the trash, […]

2019-04-25 E-Edition

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