La Vernia Cross Country men are champs!

Congratulations to the La Vernia men’s cross country team, who earned the championship title in the Islander Splash Invitational Sept. 18 in Corpus Christi! The La Vernia High School men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Corpus Christi last weekend for the competiton. Seniors Tyler Mills and Abner Casiano led the pack, finishing in eighth and ninth place, respectively. […]

New scoreboard dedication is set for Oct. 1

The community is invited to the dedication of the new scoreboard in Bear Stadium, set for Friday, Oct. 1. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m., just prior to the varsity La Vernia Bears hosting the Seguin Matadors. The La Vernia Independent School District is grateful to community sponsors for their support for the new scoreboard, including Bode Pools, […]

Fit fun for everyone at Family Fitness Day

Enjoy a morning of free fitness and fun for the entire family (and dogs, too) at Family Fitness Day at The Park on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 8-10 a.m. in the La Vernia City Park at 221 San Antonio Road in La Vernia. Everyone is welcome, from fitness enthusiasts to newcomers, to get information on local exercise groups or delve […]

TxDOT invites comments on Loop 1604 expansion in east Bexar County

Community members can participate in a public hearing Thursday, Sept. 30, from 5-7 p.m., to comment on a proposal from the Texas Department of Transportation to expand Loop 1604 in eastern Bexar County from F.M. 78 to I-10 East. A virtual presentation can be viewed online from Sept. 29 through Oct. 15. Comments must be received on or before Oct. […]

Runners get colorful in Sutherland Springs

Runners gather at the starting line Sept. 18, ready to set off from Santa Gertrudis Lane for the Sutherland Springs Old Town Day Royal Court 5K/10K Color Run, a fundraiser for the court. This year’s Old Town Day festival is set for Saturday, Oct. 30. Watch for more information in a coming issue of the La Vernia News! See more […]

E.W. ‘Mike’ Kandis

1946-2021 E.W. “Mike” Kandis passed away on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, in his home in La Vernia, Texas, surrounded by his loving family. Mike was born Aug. 22, 1946, in Victoria to William James and Helen (Glaros) Kandis. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother James “Jimmy” William Kandis. Mike is survived by his loving wife of […]

Sloshing coffee stirs memories



Sometimes memories pop out over the simplest things. We all have these happen whether they’re good memories or not-so-good memories. It might be a glass sloshing its contents onto a surface, and you hear, “Don’t cry over spilt milk.” Sadly, for some of us, we recall childhood memories of hearing adults losing their ever-loving minds at us over the same […]

2021-09-23 E-Edition

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