Nixon Livestock Comm., Inc.

Omaha Steaks

Gonzales Livestock Market

Acme Gold Buyers / Guns & Gear

Tierney Izworski is La Vernia Homecoming queen

Tierney Izworski is crowned as La Vernia High School’s 2020 Homecoming queen Sept. 18 by 2019 Queen Lainey Bullard, during halftime festivities in Bear Stadium. The Bears beat the visiting Gonzales Apaches. See page 6 for more on the game. Photos by DAN SHERRARD/

2020 La Vernia High School Homecoming

Sixty-mile police chase blitzes through Wilson County

A 60-mile police chase originating in Guadalupe County sped through eastern Wilson County the night of Sept. 18 before ending in Gonzales County. The chase began on I-10 near Seguin, after Seguin police Officer Clayton Deagen with the Guadalupe County Narcotics Task Force attempted to stop a 2016 Toyota Scion for a traffic violation. The driver — later identified as […]


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When what you need is Helping Hands

Stewarts establish La Vernia-area ministry

“We want to do what we can and, if we can’t do it, we try to find someone who can.” Sharon Stewart of Helping Hands Ministry in La Vernia sums up the mission of the charity she and her husband of 22 years, Wayne, started last year. The two are members of the Cowboy Fellowship of Wilson County, located near […]

Frances E. Georg

1940-2020 Frances E. Georg, 80, of La Vernia, Texas, passed away on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in San Antonio. Frances was born Aug. 7, 1940, in Tahlequah, Okla., to Carl and Opal (Hall) Rogers. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Goeff Georg; two sisters; and three brothers. Frances is survived by her son, Jerry Moore and […]

George Villegas

1946-2020 George Villegas, beloved father, brother, and friend, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, at the age of 74. George was born April 11, 1946, to Esther (Medrano) and Johnny Thomas Sr. in San Jose, Calif. George loved to stay healthy and fit, and enjoyed fishing, woodworking, and adding to his […]

Yvonne ‘Von’ (Hild) Fellers

1936-2020 Yvonne “Von” (Hild) Fellers, 83, entered eternal rest in Stockdale, Texas, on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. Von was born Sept. 29, 1936, to Charles and Louise (Allen) Hild and was raised in Sutherland Springs. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbert Fellers; parents; son Wayne L. Steenken; and granddaughter Sundee Nicole Mitchell. Von is survived by her […]

Kazik ‘Kazie’ Bil

1948-2020 Kazik “Kazie” Bil, 71, of Sutherland Springs, Texas, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Seguin. Kazie was born in Poland on Oct. 9, 1948. He is now in heaven, and once again with his great-grandson, Rhett Butler. Kazie is survived by his wife, Wanda Faye Bil; daughter DeeAnn Sammons and husband Jake; grandchildren Lynsie Butler and husband […]

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