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Broken line cuts phone service in La Vernia area

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Wilson County News
January 14, 2015, 5:39pm
3,773 views | 13 comments

A Verizon fiber communication line has been cut, affecting communications in the La Vernia area. Phone calls cannot be made or received outside of the 779 telephone exchange.

If an emergency exists and 911 does not work, contact the La Vernia Police Department at 830-779-4541, ext. 1.

Officials at 5 p.m. said it could take six hours to repair the line.

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Kicaster Creek  
January 15, 2015 2:10pm
I guess they were able to pay the bill between 5pm and 11PM. :=)

Rabble Rouser Extraordinaire  
Adkins, TX  
January 15, 2015 1:47pm
Whoa, "STOP THE PRESSES"! I cannot find the belief that a "single-point" of failure with something this critical is simply that... In every Financial, & Life Safety Critical System I've dealt... More ›

Lodi, Texas  
January 15, 2015 8:42am
The article states the problem in a concise matter. It appears that the 'breast culture' is starting to creep into Muppet Land. ;-)

north pole  
January 15, 2015 2:39am
Hey Nonon, go get yourself a jug of tequila and a a box of ex=lax and mix it all with red bull. It might cure your OCD or at least not sweat the petty things so badly.

No Nonsense  
January 14, 2015 10:12pm
Can you not read, Sam? Clearly not.

Sam Eagle  
Muppet Land  
January 14, 2015 9:41pm
No nonsense? No intelligence? No life? You and Duke must be bosom buddies. Very simple: If you're in 779 you can't call out. If you're outside 779, you can't call into 779. Sheesh! Go get hooked on phonics or something.

No Nonsense  
January 14, 2015 9:14pm
Well, I must say there was some facetiousness in my response because what they are trying to say, I think, is that 779 to 779 works. But they expect readers to figure that out and I'll tell you, the caliber of people who read... More ›

Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
January 14, 2015 9:04pm
No Nonsense. Sorry to disappoint you, but KENS-5 gave the same information.

7th Generation La Vernian  
La Vernia  
January 14, 2015 8:45pm
Like you said, this is not cnn or KENS5. What can you expect from part-time staff.

No Nonsense  
January 14, 2015 8:29pm
Am I the only one that sees... well, you be judge: "Phone calls cannot be made or recieved outside of the 779 telephone exchange" but if you need 911, 'call the police at 779..' My Lord. And you people want... More ›

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