La Vernia Heritage Museum welcomes LV Alumni Association to new exhibit


The La Vernia Heritage Museum was the venue May 4 for the La Vernia Alumni Association’s sponsor packet pick-up evening, prior to the organization’s May 7 Casino Night fundraiser. It was also the soft opening for the museum’s new exhibit, “The History of La Vernia Schools, featuring Spirit & Sports from 1870 to 1999.” The alumni association teamed up with […]

Mayor Robert Gregory — ‘What a ride the last 10 years have been’

Hello, La Vernia Citizens! Well dang, here we are, the last mayor’s article for me, and all I can say is, “What a ride the last 10 years have been!” Despite all the obstacles presented in front of us, I believe we have moved our city forward and continued to make La Vernia a fantastic place to raise a family! […]

Republican, Democratic primary runoff election is set for May 24


Area voters have another chance to determine the Republican and Democratic candidates on the ballot in November. Several races in the party primary elections March 1 resulted in runoffs. Voting in the primary runoff elections will take place Tuesday, May 24. This includes candidates for federal, state, and local offices. Early voting will be May 16-20 on weekdays from 8 […]

Lady Bear golfers head to State!

Good luck to La Vernia’s Lady Bear golfers, who will compete May 16-17 in the State tournament in Kingsland! In addition, three seniors have been selected to the Texas High School Coaches Association’s Academic All-State Team — Ashlynn Zimmerle earned Second Team honors, while Jordan Hennette and Cesilee Mokry earned Honorable Mention. “We are extremely proud of their efforts both […]

Mothers — a sweet refrain


Mother’s Day is now past, but Mother still lives clearly within my being. She died in 1985, but my mother made me go to church with her and my sister, taught me about Christ, read Bible stories to me at bedtime, prayed and taught me to pray, instilled in me some God-given sense, planted the seeds of my “delightful” sense of […]

Joyce ‘Olene’ West Hartgrove

Joyce “Olene” West was born in Leesville, Texas, to a farming family that included father Franklin “Pat” Lafette West and mother Nancy Ida “Ivey” West. She married Edward Leo Hartgrove in England on April 3, 1977. Joyce and Ed were the owners and operators of Joyce’s Country Store in Stockdale that opened for business in September of 1985. She was […]

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