Wilson County Trade Days

SSR Specialties Sales & Repair

Elect Emmanuel Fultz Sr.

Bennie & Sons Tree Service

La Vernia gets into the ‘Spirit of Christmas’

Puzzles become the gift of a lifetime for Lackey family

“There were times we would be up at 2 a.m., sitting at the table with a lamp, putting a puzzle together because he couldn’t sleep.” Coping with a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease is a heartbreaking journey. When his family found a way to keep Donald Lackey focused and engaged as his memory and cognitive skills deteriorated as a […]


Day 15, Post Surgery, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, 6:45 a.m. I’ve awakened quite early this morning again. The alarm clock is unset, as I’ve no place to go. I’d rather be in a deep sleep, as y’all probably know, But my internal reveille call demands each hour is gain For duties of more a youthful service but today it’s just […]

Judith Louise Doege

Judith Louise Doege, 57, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in La Vernia, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lovette Hays and Isabel Jane (Huhs) Wishert. Judith is survived by her children, Rory Gainous, Nichol Bulak, Jeremy Doege, and Lee Doege; eight grandchildren; siblings Joe Hill, Julie Maldonado, Terryne Howton, Tony Howton, and Kelly Howton; and […]

Melinda Armijo

1972-2019 On Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, Melinda Armijo, 47, of Floresville, Texas, passed away in San Antonio. Melinda was born on July 25, 1972, in New York, N.Y., to Barton and Janice (Paustian) Minker. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her stepfather, Gilbert Garcia. Melinda is survived by her children, Chance Pfeil, Duston Inmon, Ashley Autobee, and […]

2019-12-12 E-Edition

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