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8am - ? / Anytime Fitness Parking lot

Relay for Life Yard Sale at Anytime Fitness in La Vernia. PLEASE BRING UNWANTED ITEMS TO THE GYM PRIOR TO THIS DATE TO DONATE. All proceeds from sale will go to the AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.

For more information call 830-779-2801 or .
Contact Person: Melissa
Wilson County Republican Women

6:30 p.m. / GVEC 13849 US Hwy 87W LaVernia, TX 78121

Wilson County Republican Women meeting. Speaker will be Mr. David Mundy who is running for Texas State Board of Education. His topic will be on Common Core.

For more information call 210-413-6558.
Contact Person: MaryAnn Gerhardt
Mixer at the Museum

5:00pm to 7:00pm / La Vernia Heritage Museum, Hwy 87 at Bluebonnet/FM 775

The La Vernia Heritage Museum will host a "Chamber Mixer" for the Greater La Vernia Chamber of Commerce members and families. Potential members welcomed! All, PLEASE RSVP before April 21.

For more information call 830-253-2100 or or visit
Contact Person: Staff
28th Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-B

9am- 12pm / -

Volunteers are needed to help with the cleanup at 31 of Texas' most popular beaches. Registration begins at 8:30 am. Each volunteer will be given data cards, gloves, pencils, and trash bags. Volunteers are advised to wear closed toe shoes, wear sunscreen and drink plenty of water.

For more information visit
Buck Taylor SCTICA benefit team ropin

10:00 a.m. / Stockdale Chamber of Commerce Arena

Featuring No. 7, 9, and 11 ropings. No. 7 books open at 10 a.m. with roping to begin at 11:00. Ropers may enter one, draw three; or enter open, draw four for $100 Books open for No. 9 and No. 11 at noon with competition to begin at 1 p.m. Ropers may enter one, draw three; or enter open, draw four for $100. The No. 9 and No. 11 will run together with seperate short rounds.

For more information call 830-391-2331.
Contact Person: Jaime Macias
Event Venue Open House - Studio C

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. / Studio C, 246 Paloma Dr.

Wedding & Event Venue Open House. Free to the public.

For more information call 210-902-0763.
Contact Person: Christina Bourne
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Kracken and her sister, Violet, are 5 years old and were dumped on the porch of Animal Crossing Vet clinic. Kracken is very vocal and loves to sit in weird positions. She adores catnip and yowls whenever I come indoors hoping I have brought her some grass from the yard. She is a Russian Blue. She belongs to Pascalle Bippert and has lots of fans on Facebook.
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Churches plan Holy Week, Easter services

Churches plan Holy Week, Easter services

A number of special worship services and activities are planned at area churches this year for Easter Sunday, April 20, and the days preceding it. Full Story »

Trustees name Moreno  superintendent finalist

Trustees name Moreno superintendent finalist

Dr. Josť H. Moreno has been tapped by the La Vernia Independent School District (ISD) board of trustees as the lone finalist in the district’s search for a new superintendent. Full Story »

A life lesson about joy from the book of Job

Do you feel joy in your life on a daily basis? What about happiness? Or do you feel that there is no difference between happiness and joy? Full Story »

Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast Casserole

Dana Hyde, proprietor of Hyde’s Hen House Boutique, shares this favorite recipe with readers. Full Story »

Lady Bears earn pair of shutouts

LA VERNIA -- With two more wins last week, both by shutouts, the Lady Bear softball team remains perfect in District 28-3A play, and is on track to make a good run in the postseason. Full Story »

Interstates: America’s greatest public works project

Although America’s Interstate Highway System accounts for only 1.1 percent of our nation’s total public road mileage today, it carries 24 percent of all highway travel. Full Story »

Careful control

Careful control

Members of the La Vernia Volunteer Fire Department -- including Chief Jason Scheel -- work to contain a controlled burn April 7 on U.S. 87 near Ranch Country Drive. The firefighters attended as a precautionary measure, as a pop-up thunderstorm with high winds threatened the area. Full Story »

Trustees discuss split bell schedule

School for students in the La Vernia Independent School District will begin Aug. 25 and end June 4, 2015, for the 2014-15 academic year, following a decision by the district’s board of trustees during the April 7 regular board meeting, according to board President Cody Miller after the meeting. Full Story »

Need Help? Call on Jesus

“Lord, help!” they cried in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. He calmed the storm to a whisper and stilled the waves. Psalm 107:28-29, how many times have we yelled out “Lord, help me”? Usually when it comes to calling on the Lord, it is because we have exhausted all of our options and there is nowhere else to turn. Full Story »

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Laura Dylla, until recently the owner of Heavenly Touch Massage Therapy, shared this recipe for a decadent flourless chocolate cake. Full Story »

La Vernia weightlifters qualify for nationals

La Vernia weightlifters qualify for nationals

March 15 proved to be an impressive day for eight local student-athletes. The La Vernia Weightlifting Club traveled to Texas State University to compete in the 2014 IronCat Open. Full Story »

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