Furred, Finned, and Feathered Friends

“See, Mom? I’m sitting, just like you asked. Do I get a treat?” Macleod adopts a perfect pose to plea for a pumpkin treat, hoping his mom — La Vernia News Editor Nannette Kilbey-Smith — will fall for his big puppy eyes. This little guy, almost 5 years old now, is a rescue, found on a highway in Sout… You must […]

La Vernia school board OKs seven-period day for high school



COURTESY/La Vernia ISDLa Vernia Independent School District Superintendent Hensley Cone presents a certificate of recognition to school board President Nancy Janysek at the board’s Jan. 10 meeting. Cone also recognized the other trustees and interim Athletic Director/Head Coach Pete Gibbens for thei… You must be an active subscriber to view this page. Please login in below or click here to […]

‘Local Legends’ pathway grows at La Vernia Heritage Museum



The “Local Legends” pathway at the La Vernia Heritage Museum now has additional personalized bricks, set in place on the chilly morning of Jan. 7. La Vernia Historical Association Director Pat Meyer arranged for skilled brick workers to install the memory-filled additions sponsored by museum patrons. “The bricks are free with a membership of $50 or more,” said Museum Director […]

Get your name on May ballot to run for city council, hospital board



Folks, the deadline to file to run for local office — either as a member of the La Vernia City Council or the Wilson Memorial Hospital District board — is Friday, Feb. 18. Elections will take place Saturday, May 7. The terms of three La Vernia city offices end in May. These include mayor, currently Robert Gregory; and two council […]

Get ready to download the new La Vernia app!



Hello, La Vernia Citizens! Happy New Year and welcome to 2022! Wow, we are off to another rough start to a New Year. I was just looking at my article from a year ago and it is like the words to an old song, “Second verse, same as the first,” with the COVID infection rate escalating through the roof at […]

Train as an EMT or learn CPR

Perhaps you’ve made a commitment to learn something new in 2022, or you’re looking for a new career. If that’s the case, Wilson County Emergency Services District 3 (ESD 3) may be the answer. ESD 3 offers a variety of classes, including: •CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), all levels •Stop the Bleed training •EMT (emergency medical technician) basic and advanced •ACLS (advanced […]

2022-01-13 E-Edition

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