Livestock Show 2021

La Vernia High School freshman Cash Casas is a triple threat



La Vernia High School ninth-grader Cash Casas has kicked off his high school sports career by walking on to varsity football and baseball positions and earning a mid-season promotion to varsity basketball­­ – a rare and astonishing feat for a freshman athlete. “This was expected,” Cash’s father, A.J., shared. “We arrived in La Vernia when Cash was in eighth grade, […]

Former Texas Rangers to honor Claiborne Rector

The Former Texas Ranger Association will honor Claiborne Rector (1805-1873) with the Texas Ranger Memorial Cross in a ceremony on Saturday, May 22, at 11 a.m. in the Concrete Cemetery near La Vernia. Claiborne is considered an “Early Ranger” of Texas and is eligible for the Memorial Cross due to his participation in the Battle of San Jacinto. Local historian […]

La Vernia ISD addresses stipends, talks budget



The La Vernia Independent School District (ISD) board of trustees has a new look. Following the canvassing and approval of the May 1 election, newly elected trustee Jimmy McFadin was sworn into office May 10 alongside re-elected trustees Joel Goode and Ryan Doege, who both ran unopposed. Drew Herley, also re-elected after running unopposed, was not in attendance, but will […]

Finding blessings in my personal purgatory



Differences. We live in a culture of great confusion over differences. If anyone, for any reason, at any time, points out a difference, we are immediately labeled “stereotyping” and shunned from further social acceptance. This includes, but is not limited to, gender specifics, DNA traits, or other medical-model scientific facts and eternal absolutes. An example is that many people want […]

Janis (Kosub) Liberda

1955-2021 Janis (Kosub) Liberda of St. Hedwig, Texas, entered eternal rest on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at the age of 65 years. Janis was born in San Antonio on Dec. 6, 1955, to Lucas and Rita Anna (Bechtold) Kosub. She was preceded in death by her parents; and father- and mother-in-law LeRoy and Carolyn Liberda. Janis is survived by her […]

Margarita Y. Gonzalez

1951-2021 Margarita Y. Gonzalez passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 8, 2021. Margarita was born Nov. 20, 1951, in San Antonio, Texas, to Maria (Torres) and Jose Mendez Jr. Margarita married Pablo Gonzalez on April 12, 1991. She was preceded in death by her father, Jose Mendez Jr.; brother David Mendez; and sister Mary Jo Mendez. Margarita is survived by […]

2021-05-13 E-Edition

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