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La Feria City Commission Sells Forclosed Property to Nonprofit, Updates on Current Projects

La Feria City Commission Sells Forclosed Property to Nonprofit, Updates on Current Projects

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The La Feria City Commission held its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 23rd at 6:30 pm. After the approval of the minutes, the Commission considered a private offer received on a property originally struck off to Cameron County on a tax resale conducted November 2, 2010. The property, located on…

Why Going to Church is Important

Why Going to Church is Important

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Dear Ms. Etiquette, I am a teenage cradle Catholic who lives at home. My mom is insisting on making me go to church with her. I don’t think the standing, sitting, or kneeling is important in keeping good with God. If you can give me one positive reason why these…

Chinese XPress Comes to La Feria

Chinese XPress Comes to La Feria

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Big Turnout for Official Grand Opening The official opening and Open House of the new CHINESE XPRESS restaurant last week brought together elected city officials, the Constable’s office, a Judge and his court, and a huge turnout of invited guests. The mayor and his staff joined Angie Castanon as she…

The Town of Combes on the Move

The Town of Combes on the Move

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A One-Traffic Light Town with a Heart Feature Story by Bill Keltner The town of Combes is on the move. That is the message from the city administration of this interesting, historic little town of some 3,000 just north of Harlingen. Its history traces back to the wild and woolly…

Youth Flag Football Registration Information

Youth Flag Football Registration Information

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The 2013 La Feria NFL Flag Football League will begin registration the first Saturday of August for boys and girls ages 5-11. Registration is scheduled Saturday, August 3,10,17, and 24 at the Bailey H. Dunlap Menorial Public Library from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A child’s birth certificate is required…

Annual Jr. Lifeguard Competition Sat. Aug. 3

Annual Jr. Lifeguard  Competition Sat. Aug. 3

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Sponsor Donations Needed Guard Start is a program for youth ages 11 to 15. This class is a jump-start for the younger members of our community. This course prepares a foundation of aquatic leadership, fitness and swimming skills and positive attitudes. Guard Start is a transition from the Learn 2…

NEW FAMILY PRACTICE RESIDENTS HELP PROVIDE PRIMARY CARE FOR VALLEY PATIENTS

NEW  FAMILY  PRACTICE  RESIDENTS HELP  PROVIDE  PRIMARY  CARE FOR  VALLEY  PATIENTS

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Unique Valley Baptist Family Practice Clinic has been serving patients with faith-based care since 1996 HARLINGEN – A new class of family practice residents at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen will help provide primary care for many Valley patients in the future. The new first-year residents, Ryan Fisher, MD;…

Special Meeting Held to Finalize Supt. Contract

Special Meeting Held to  Finalize Supt. Contract

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A special meeting was held by the La Feria School Board last Thursday evening to finalize the contract details for newly-named Superintendent of Schools finalist Rey Villarreal. (original story in La Feria News July 17 edition see online at www.laferianews.net ) Mr. Villarreal was to be in town for the…

Next Stop for New TX Abortion Law: The Courts

Next Stop for New TX Abortion Law: The Courts

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by John Michaelson AUSTIN, Texas – New abortion measures are set to begin this fall in Texas. However, those opposed are expected to mount a legal challenge before they go into effect, saying they would place an undue burden on women seeking services. Part of the law requires an abortion…

Many Backyard Farmers Find Chickens a ‘Fowl’ Endeavor

Many Backyard Farmers Find Chickens a ‘Fowl’ Endeavor

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by Gene Hall I have been amused by recent reports that folks who dabbled in self-sufficient chicken farming have overrun pet shelters with no longer wanted chickens. It’s really a serious thing, but it’s just so predictable! It really sounds good on the surface. “Hey hon…let’s keep a few chickens in…