The results are in! La Vernia Livestock & Poultry Show — Section B

Pick up this week’s La Vernia News for the results from the 2021 La Vernia Junior Livestock & Poultry Show! On newsstands today (Wednesday) and in mailboxes tomorrow (Thursday). Subscribe for full access now at…. You must be an active subscriber to view this page. Please login in below or click here to purchase / renew your subscription. Username […]

All the signs spell out prom

Prom season is in full bloom for La Vernia Mighty Bear Band drummer Collin Stanush and flute player Kaylee Stager. The rain last Thursday didn’t dampen these seniors’ spirits as she popped the prom question to her friend of two years. Collin and Kaylee share fond memories of playing hand-games and chatting in American Sign Language (ASL) during football games. […]

McFadin, Garza look back on election, focus on LVISD’s future

“I look forward to serving as a voice for the students, staff, parents, and taxpayers of this amazing district we call home,” Jimmy McFadin said after winning the Place 1 seat on the La Vernia Independent School District board of trustees. McFadin told the La Vernia News that he was humbled by the support he received in the May 1 […]

Spring storms bring hail, flooding


Bi-District champion Lady Bears head to Area play

Following their triumph April 27 over Gonzales to earn second-seed placing in the playoffs, the Lady Bears put their stamp on postseason play with a hard-fought win April 30 over the Wimberley Lady Texans to claim the Bi-District title. They enter Area play this week. La Vernia overcame a three-game losing streak April 27, and beat Gonzales 9-3. Sophomore Victoria […]

Stray ballot delays La Vernia ISD, city Election Night returns

La Vernia City Secretary Brittani Porter couldn’t be happier with the city’s new election equipment or how it performed in its inaugural service to the community. “The equipment was fantastic and we had an amazing election,” she told the La Vernia News May 4. Although the equipment ran smoothly and the election workers were efficient, it was almost 1 a.m. […]

Louis Joseph Vontur Jr.

1937-2021 Louis Joseph Vontur Jr. went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at the age of 83. Louis was born in Floresville, Texas, on July 29, 1937, to Emma Gassmann and Louis Vontur Sr. Louis married Lorraine Margaret Kappelmann in San Antonio on Oct. 17, 1959. They were blessed with two children, […]

Barbara ‘Susie’ Hamilton 1936-2021

Barbara “Susie” Hamilton, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at the age of 84. Barbara was born on Aug. 27, 1936, to Isaac and Eva (Camp) Crow in San Antonio, Texas. Barbara’s first commitment was always to her husband of more than 65 years, Frank Ray […]

Zelda Melina DeLuna

2021 Zelda Melina DeLuna slipped peacefully into eternal rest on Monday, April 26, 2021. Zelda will be dearly missed by her loving parents, Vanessa and Jovan DeLuna; sister Jada Rosa DeLuna; brothers Josiahs and Miguel DeLuna; maternal grandparents Santiago and Esmeralda Mata; paternal grandparents Miguel DeLuna and Maria Tejada; uncles Santiago Mata Jr. (Nancy), Jesus Mata (Libby), and Chris DeLuna; […]

Mother’s Day prompts fond memories, deep reflections

Now, I’m all about feeling good. In fact, it was for this very reason that most of us got married — so we’d have someone who’d wash, dry, and fold our clothes, clean the house, keep food in the fridge and pantry, as well as do all the cooking. This reminds me of a little boy years ago. Every evening, […]

2021-05-06 E-Edition

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