Natural Bridge Caverns

Help reunite Katelynn Bovaird and her service dog for Christmas



We have all heard the phrase “man’s best friend” when referring to a dog. But when a dog is a special partner for a special needs child, the bond goes beyond friendship. “Blade” is an English Crème Golden Retriever, adopted at the age of 6 weeks by the Bovaird family last March. The family’s 16-year-old daughter, Katelynn, has Down syndrome […]

La Vernia ISD eyes November 2021 bond election



La Vernia Independent School District trustees took a first hard look at an assessment of district facilities and a preliminary plan for improvements at a Dec. 7 workshop. The district had engaged PBK Architects Inc. in June 2019 to assess the condition of facilities and help develop a long-range facilities master plan, in collaboration with district personnel. Trustees saw the […]

La Vernia man flees scene of drunk driving crash

Holiday drinking and driving campaign begins Dec. 18


’Tis the season to drive sober! A La Vernia man is facing DWI charges this holiday season, as law enforcement amps up efforts to keep drunk drivers off the road. David Patrick Santos, 52, of La Vernia was arrested Nov. 28 for driving while intoxicated after crashing his vehicle into a field at approximately 1:22 a.m. Santos is accused of […]

Clorita A. Joseph

1940-2020 Clorita A. Joseph, 80, of St. Hedwig, Texas, passed away on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. Clorita was born Nov. 11, 1940, in Lafayette, La., to Herbert C. and Helen (Thompson) Lawrence. Clorita was a loving wife, mother, and faithful servant of the Lord. She touched many lives as an educator with 38 years in the Edgewood Independent School District. […]

Malford ‘Hank’ Henkes

1938-2020 Malford “Hank” Henkes passed away on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020. Hank was born Dec. 10, 1938, in Converse, Texas, to Leon Charlie and Erna Johanna (Krueger) Henkes. Hank enjoyed hunting, gardening, and playing with his grandkids and attending their athletic events. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Clyde, August, and Willard Henkes. Hank is […]

La Grimm Ranchero Christmas 2020



At this moment, I’m writing, as I’m out in my barn, It’s my man cave, my workshop, or merely my place to write a yarn. The missus loves Christmas, and her orders were given to make the outside full blown, So, I did what she wanted, and here I can groan. Now, the missus likes to sew, to cross stitch, and […]

2020-12-10 E-Edition

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