Chris Jacobs, Realtor

La Vernia Bluebonnet Parade is this Saturday!

Plan now to save your spot to watch the La Vernia Lions Club’s 2022 Bluebonnet Parade this Saturday, March 26, starting at 10 a.m.! The 42nd annual event will travel down Bluebonnet Road (F.M. 775) from La Vernia High School to the intersection with U.S. 87, where approximately 50 floats, bands, and more will turn toward San Antonio and parade […]

Little League season begins!

Members of the LV Rattlers line up to show respect for the U.S. flag March 19 in the La Vernia City Park, during opening ceremonies for the La Vernia Little League season. It’s time to play ball, y’all! See more photos from the opening day event on page 8.

TxDOT plans to divide U.S. 87 near La Vernia

Learn more March 29


You read it here first! Last August, La Vernia News broke the news that the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is planning to widen U.S. 87, to make it a four-lane divided highway from the Bexar/Wilson County line to F.M. 1346 in La Vernia. (See “TxDOT proposes four-lane divided highway into La Vernia,” Aug. 25, 2021 La Vernia News.) Now, […]

Firefighters douse grass fire on Chihuahua Street



District 1 Fire & Rescue personnel quickly quelled a grass fire early Monday evening on Chihuahua Street (Loop 321) near Big Bear Home Center. The March 21 blaze was swiftly spreading in the dry grass along the roadway, fanned by stiff breezes, as severe thunderstorms threatened area communities. A red flag warning had been issued Monday by the National Weather […]

Pedro U. Bautista

1956-2022 Pedro U. Bautista passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2022, in Floresville, Texas. Pedro was born June 27, 1956, in El Rincon Del Guayabal, Estado de Mexico, Mexico, to Sidonio Bautista and Ramona Urquiza. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Ambrocio Martinez; and sister Catalina Martinez. Pedro will be missed and is survived by his loving […]

Tishie Lou Hutt

1931-2022 Tishie “Tish” Lou Hutt passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Tish was born in Fort Worth, Texas, to Willie B. and Cleo Couvillon on Nov. 21, 1931. Along with younger brother Bernard, the family lived on the north side of Fort Worth. Tish attended North Side High School where she was on the school dance team. She married […]

Weldon ‘Don’ Vorpahl

1922-2022 Weldon “Don” Vorpahl was born April 2, 1922, in the front parlor of his family home on Main Street in La Vernia, Texas, to Paul and Erika Lenz Vorpahl. As a young child, Don helped his father and brothers work in the Red and White store. He attended school in La Vernia, where he was a member of the […]

On using stupid excuses to do what we really want



Now we all have excuses, some better than others. We think. Sometimes we don’t really believe the excuse we’re using, but it’s a quick grab for one, and we’ll throw it out anyway. Of course, it might be one of the lamest sounding ones we’ve ever used, but we’re hoping they’ll buy it … even if it’s only for a […]

2022-03-24 E-Edition

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