Meet Bernice Niemietz and make a friend for life!



In a rural community, befriending neighbors and maintaining strong relationships keeps the small-town spirit alive. Bernice Niemietz models what it means to be true to oneself and dedicate time and energy to those around you. “Once I’ve made a friend, we’re going to be friends for life,” said Bernice, who is a nearly lifelong local to the La Vernia area. […]

Governor Abbott visits Wilson County 2021

Wilson County welcomes Gov. Abbott

Master of Ceremonies Keith Johanson of La Vernia (center) and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott scan the Wilson County Expo & Community Center for bids July 29, as State Rep. John Kuempel (left) — the auctioneer for the evening — auctions off an item during the Wilson County Republican Party’s Lincoln Day Dinner. Abbott was the guest speaker at the annual fundraiser, […]

No-kill shelter fundraiser brings smiles, donations



The Wilson County No Kill Animal Shelter recently held the largest fundraising event in its six-year history. The shelter, located in Floresville and serving the whole county, raised a total of $24,862 in Facebook and off-line donations. “It was very successful,” said Alena Berlanga, the president of the Wilson County No Kill Animal Shelter. “Any donation we receive is more […]

Want a peaceful relationship? All it takes is a little arm-twisting



Here at La Grimm Ranchero Spousal Pleasing Training Center, we’re always training, always improving to meet the highest standards. Management is committed to this with every emotional fiber of her being. Failure is not an option! This will be learned, along with the mystical art of mind reading, without excuse. Otherwise a torrent of tears, moods, and cold fronts will […]

Donna Leigh Howell

1964-2021 Donna Leigh Howell entered eternal rest on Sunday, July 25, 2021, at the age of 56. Donna was born July 31, 1964, in San Antonio, Texas, to Frank and Rodda (Davis) Howell. Donna was greatly loved and will be forever missed, said her family. She was preceded in death by her parents; son Stephen Kuczynski; and sisters Stephany Howell […]

2021-08-05 E-Edition

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