Bears represent La Vernia at San Antonio FC home opener

La Vernia Bears (left) help unfurl the San Antonio FC’s flag March 7 at Toyota Field in San Antonio. The Bears also were celebrating a win the night before over Pleasanton. See page 6 for more on the game. San Antonio FC secured the win Saturday over the Real Monarchs SLC, 1-0.

Coronavirus sparks investment concerns; keep a clear head



In attempting to make sense of a bombardment of events and reactions, all of which attempt to make sense of the known and unknown, let’s summarize a few facts along with a host of a few investment strategists’ assessments. Markets fell in early March on fears that COVID-19 will derail economic growth due to the disruption of worldwide supply chains. […]

Pierdolla, Willeford head to runoff



Voters managed to whittle the field of five Republican candidates for Wilson County Pct. 3 commissioner down to two, but neither secured enough votes to avoid a runoff election. Jeffery Pierdolla, with 550 votes, and Stephen Willeford, with 508, remain in the race and will be on the ballot May 26 to serve after current Commissioner Ernest “Skip” Hajek’s term […]

63rd La Vernia Junior Livestock Show is in the books

Judge Micah Osburn congratulates the finalists March 7 following the turkey competition at the La Vernia Chamber of Commerce. See more photos from this year’s La Vernia show on page 2.

Soft winters, hard water



We here at La Grimm Ranchero are settling into our fifth year. I usually settle into a comfortable chair, and the missus figures by now she has to settle up with The Lord for the trials she says I’ve put her through. Anyway, we resettled here after a life up north in the land with the ice and snow that last […]

Chester ‘Stanley’ Malone

1938-2020 Chester “Stanley” Malone, 81, of La Vernia, Texas, entered eternal rest on Monday, March 2, 2020. Stanley was born July 28, 1938, in Stockdale. He was preceded in death by his mother, Callie Jackson Dobbins. Stanley’s memory will be dearly cherished by his wife of 60 years, Shirley Fay (Schmidt) Malone; daughter Sherry Marsh (Dennis); granddaughter Melissa Gleinser (Matthew); […]

2020-03-12 E-Edition

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