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Never Forget, Never Surrender Because We All Depend on Your Sacrifice

Never Forget, Never Surrender Because We All Depend on Your Sacrifice

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by Gail Brandt What is the significance of a date?  Depends on your frame of reference. If the date of  December 7, 1941, is mentioned… U. S. history students will tell anyone that it is the day of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. If the date of June 6th,…

3 Common Diabetes Myths Debunked

3 Common Diabetes Myths Debunked

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StatePoint) November is American Diabetes Month, and a good time to sort fact from fiction regarding this serious disease. Here are three common diabetes myths — debunked, with the help of Nutrisystem Certified Diabetes Educators (CDEs) and Courtney McCormick, dietitian for Nutrisystem. Myth: I’m a healthy weight — I can’t…

La Feria High School Choir Students Compete in Region/Pre-Area Contest

La Feria High School Choir Students Compete in Region/Pre-Area Contest

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by Randall Ashley/LFISD During the last weekend in October, twenty three La Feria High School Choir students competed in the TMEA All State Choir Region/Pre-Area Contest in Corpus Christi, TX. LFHS had twelve choir students make the TMEA Region Choir and six choir students make the TMEA Pre-Area Choir. These…

Students’ Summer Trip to China Provided Indelible Experiences

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by Melissa Vasquez RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – Imagine a summer adventure that includes hiking the Great Wall of China, observing giant pandas at the Shanghai Zoo, and interning at global advertising agencies. And, you get college credit on top of that. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley for the third year has provided students […]

UTRGV Notes Growth in its Number of Dual Enrollment High School Students

UTRGV Notes Growth in its Number of Dual Enrollment High School Students

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by Amanda Alaniz RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Dual Enrollment Program is reporting a bump in the number of students earning college credit. Statistics show that during UTRGV’s fall 2017 semester, 576 students were enrolled in the program; at the start of the fall 2018 semester,…

Lionettes Volleyball Season Concludes; Fall to Pleasanton

Lionettes Volleyball Season Concludes; Fall to Pleasanton

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by Billy Watson/LFN CALALLEN – After sweeping Ingleside and claiming another bi-district championship, the La Feria Lionettes fell to the Pleasanton Lady Eagles 3-0 (25-15, 25-19, 15-16) on Thursday, November 1st. The loss ends the Lionettes postseason run. However, the team doesn’t have anything to hang their heads for as…

Lions & Lionettes XC Compete at State

Lions & Lionettes XC Compete at State

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by Billy Watson/LFN ROUND ROCK – It’s no secret La Feria’s cross-country programs have a lot of success. On November 3rd, the Lionettes team finished tenth at the UIL State Cross-Country Meet, including an impressive fourth place finish from Dariana Vasquez. On the boys’ side, the Lions team finished 12th.…

Lions Finish District Undefeated; Down Pirates

Lions Finish District Undefeated; Down Pirates

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by Billy Watson/LFN HIDALGO – The La Feria Lions have been riding an express train this season, dominating everyone despite a minor hiccup against Rio Hondo. The Lions put together a 55-21 routing of the Hidalgo Pirates on Friday, November 2nd, as they completed their district campaign with a 4-0…

Plastic Pollution: What to Know

Plastic Pollution: What to Know

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(StatePoint) Plastics are an increasingly widespread pollutant, according to environmental experts, harming ecosystems and wildlife as well as endangering human health. One of the largest worldwide industries driving this crisis — the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector which offers such things as soft drinks, toiletries, foods and other consumables…

The Bulls Are Running In The Laguna Madre

The Bulls Are Running In The Laguna Madre

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by Tony Vindell/LFN The bulls are running. Not the hooved, four-legged critters. This is about the sometime humongous scaly swimmers found in good numbers this time of year. These bulls are actually red fishes or red drums many anglers go after as they prefer their meat over any other fish…

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