Seth Gaulke prepares for Peace Corps assignment

Willing to ‘walk into new experiences’

La Vernia resident Seth Gaulke is among the first Peace Corps volunteers to return to overseas service since the agency’s unprecedented global evacuation in March 2020. The Peace Corps suspended global operations and evacuated nearly 7,000 volunteers from more than 60 countries at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Gaulke, a 2017 graduate of Town East Christian School in southeast […]

Lighting of the LV Aug. 29 kicks off Homecoming week

Community members, it’s time to rally together for the 2022 Lighting of the LV, planned for Monday, Aug. 29, at 7 p.m. Gather at Bear Stadium and put your hands together for the Mighty Bear Band as they lead teams and organizations into the stadium, followed by a pep rally led by the LVHS cheerleaders and a performance by the […]

La Vernia goes back to school!

Families in and around La Vernia began the new school year last week in time-honored tradition — with first day of school photos! We invited you to share your “back to school” pics with us to celebrate the beginning of the 2022-23 academic year; the first day of school for La Vernia ISD was Aug. 17. Here are a few […]


What or where (WOW) is this? The first correct guess drawn Tuesday, Sept. 13, will win a prize package that includes a one-year subscription to the La Vernia News. Send entries — including your name, hometown, and a daytime telephone number — to WOW!, La Vernia News, 112 E. Chihuahua St., La Vernia, TX 78121, or email, putting WOW […]

2022-08-25 E-Edition