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LIONETTES ADVANCE TO AREA

LIONETTES ADVANCE TO AREA

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The Lionette Volleyball team ended the District 32-3A season as the second seed and faced District 31-3A third seed, Lyford, on Monday night.  Both teams started the match on a nervous note by missing serves.  Lyford won this first set 25-18 with their offense in sync.  The Lionettes adjusted on…

Leatrice V. Fojt (Leah)

Leatrice V. Fojt (Leah)

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November 14, 1921 – October 21, 2013 La Feria, TX – Leatrice V. Fojt (Leah) 91, went to be with the Lord on October 21, 2013. She passed away peacefully in her home. Leatrice was born November 14, 1921 to John Emerson and Mary Vernon in Sayre, Ok. Her and…

35 Acres to be Added to World Birding Center Headquarters

35 Acres to be Added to World Birding Center Headquarters

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AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission at its regular meeting today in Austin approved the donation of 35 acres along the northeastern border of the World Birding Center Headquarters in the Rio Grande Valley south of Mission. The donation from Mike Rhodes of Bentsen Palm Development consists of…

Annual Feast of Sharing Planned for Thanksgiving Day

Annual Feast of Sharing Planned for Thanksgiving Day

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The 21st Annual Feast of Sharing Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held Thursday, November 28, 2013 at the William B. Green Junior High Cafeteria. The event is located at 501 N. Canal Street in La Feria from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The meal is sponsored by St. Francis Xavier…

LFISD TRE Election Approved

LFISD TRE Election Approved

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74% Say YES Seventy four percent of the voters passed the LFISD Tax Ratification Election (TRE) held November 5. Out of the 496 voters that went to the polls, 368 said yes and 128 said no. Two hundred and thirteen residents voted early and 283 waited for election day. La…

La Feria News Honored for 90 Years of Service to the Community

La Feria News Honored for 90 Years of Service to the Community

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Mayor Steve Brewer and  Michelle Villarreal of  State Representative Oscar Longoria’s office presented  La Feria News owners Don and Mary Beth Wright with a resolution from the State of Texas House of Representatives celebrating the 90th Anniversary of the founding of the community newspaper. First printed as the La Feria…

City to Call Special Election for Mayor

City to Call Special Election for Mayor

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Mayor Brewer effectively resigns as he announces as a candidate for Cameron County Commissioner Pct. 4  in Democratic Primary Election The City of La Feria will need to call a special election to seat a new Mayor after current Mayor Steve Brewer announced that he will be running for the…

November Arrives in Texas, Along with Cuts to SNAP

November Arrives in Texas, Along with Cuts to SNAP

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Statewide, Four-Million to See Reductions in Food Stamps by John Michaelson AUSTIN, Texas – The month of November has arrived in Texas, and along with it, an automatic reduction in funding for many families in the state who struggle to put food on the table. During the recession, there was…

Honoring 1.7-Million TX Veterans, Today and Year-Round

Honoring 1.7-Million TX Veterans, Today and Year-Round

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by John Michaelson AUSTIN, Texas – For many veterans who have returned home from Afghanistan and Iraq, the move back into civilian life can present a variety of barriers. But people are stepping up across the state – and the help is year-round, not just on Veterans Day. One program,…

Becoming An Outdoors Woman for 20 Years!

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Getting outdoors used to be thought of as something that was just for the boys, but for the last couple of decades, women have been learning everything from shooting sports to Dutch oven cooking. It’s part of Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Becoming An Outdoors Woman program. As Texas Parks and Wildlife reports, many of these […]