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La Vernia Livestock Show auction topples records


Youth exhibitors began preparing their livestock and poultry projects months ago for the 64th La Vernia Junior Livestock & Poultry Show, held the past two weekends starting Feb. 28 in a staggered schedule, due to COVID. Local La Vernia ISD 4-H and FFA members’ efforts were rewarded with a tremendous auction sale, which toppled a number of records once again. […]

Meet La Vernia’s Henry P. Seidemann

— ‘think tank’ member, public servant, government advisor

On Massachusetts Avenue N.W. in Washington D.C., clustered between Thomas Circle and Dupont Circle, is a group of unique institutions. Referred to as “think tanks,” the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Brookings Institution, the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the American Enterprise Institute, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies have advised Presidents, Congress and foreign governments on […]

City prepares for street repairs, plans for Fourth of July celebration



Hello, Folks! Martin Poore here, Mayor pro tem. I’m currently manning the ship, while our beloved mayor tends to some personal business. It’s been an interesting couple of weeks since I’ve taken over the reins. We have managed to work through approving the Waggin’ Trails Dog Park, an off-leash dog park located at the back of La Vernia City Park. […]

Train up the man in the way he should go



In my ever-expanding delusions, I have created Station KWCW, which broadcasts 24/7. Today brings another intrusive, but not totally unwanted, segment called “Marriage, Home, and Happiness.” Warning for all men! Real men.  Biologically born gender men! During this time of social isolation due to the epidemic from the China Virus and this Siberian Freeze, be very cautious. (For those sensitive […]

Helen Elizabeth Scott Myers

1924-2021 Helen Elizabeth Scott Myers entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, in Seguin, Texas, at the age of 96. Helen was born July 9, 1924, in Raymondville to Ralph Edward and Emma Jane Thompson Scott. She graduated from Raymondville High School in 1941, and attended Texas A&I College as a music major. She was a resident of […]

Virgil L. Ward

1919-2021 U.S. Army Maj. Virgil L. Ward, 102 years young, was born in Persia, Tenn., on Feb. 2, 1919, and passed away in Grand Prairie, Texas, on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021. Virgil is loved by many family and friends. He never met a stranger he didn’t like. He will be missed by all. A funeral service will be held in […]

2021-03-11 E-Edition