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Unlikely Bedfellows Support Conservation Amendment

Unlikely Bedfellows Support Conservation Amendment

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by John Michaelson AUSTIN, Texas – The U.S. House is expected to take up the next national farm bill this week. There are big changes from the last five-year farm bill, which expired last year, as funding for many programs is being scaled back or eliminated, so stretching every dollar…

Marking Sixth Month Since Sandy Hook Tragedy

Marking Sixth Month Since Sandy Hook Tragedy

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Nearly 5,000 Gun Deaths in U.S. Since by John Michaelson AUSTIN, Texas – It was six months ago when a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, left 26 people dead, including 20 first graders. The tragedy put a national spotlight on gun violence, but as gun safety…

Share Your Passion for Baseball With Your Kids

Share Your Passion for Baseball With Your Kids

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As kids, many had the same dream of hitting a walk-off home run to win the World Series. Now baseball season is finally underway, and there is no shortage of opportunities to share your passion of the game with your children. Getting children involved in baseball at a young age…

FSA County Committee Nomination Period Began June 17

FSA County Committee Nomination Period Began June 17

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County Executive Director Cristobal Perez with the USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Cameron County, announced that county committee election nominations began on June 17, 2013. Farmers, ranchers and landowners are encouraged to nominate candidates to serve on their local FSA county committee by the August 1, 2013 deadline. Elected…

Junior Chef Camp 2013

Junior Chef Camp 2013

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The award winning La Feria Culinary High School Students once again hosted a Junior Chef Camp for budding chefs from second thru eighth grade.  Each week the students worked on their knife skills and reviewed kitchen and food safety.  The students prepared their lunch each day utilizing complete scratch recipes…

La Feria Officers Arrest Three in Texas Trader Burglary

La Feria Officers Arrest Three in Texas Trader Burglary

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Three area men were arrested last week by La Feria police officers and have been charged with 11 counts of burglary in association with the June 3 break-in reported at Texas Trader RV Sales located at 600 West Expressway 83 in La Feria, according to LFPD Chief Donato Garcia. Erick…

Teen Topics: Summer Before College

Teen Topics: Summer Before College

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Congratulations to all those who graduated this month! Sitting on that stage and receiving my diploma definitely seemed surreal, high school has just gone by so fast. Now we have the next three months to pass away before we all go off into our own directions. However instead of just…

Chamber Members To Participate in Independence Day Celebration

Chamber Members To Participate  in Independence Day Celebration

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Local Attorney Marco Jilpas, Guest Speaker The La Feria Chamber of Commerce met last Monday and agreed to man a booth at the City of La Feria Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, June 29. The chamber will be selling drinks from 1-10 p.m. at the event to be held at…

Celebrate Independence Day in La Feria!

Celebrate Independence Day in La Feria!

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FREE Fireworks! Veteran’s Recognition, BBQ Cook-Off, The Cruisers in Concert, Give-aways, Raffles, games and more!! EVENT SCHEDULE   6:00 am Cook-off Teams Check-in 11:00 am BBQ Chicken Judging 12:00 pm Pinto Beans Judging BBQ Chicken & Beans can now be purchased 12:30 pm Pan de Campo Judging Pan de Campo…

James Clark Hudson

James Clark Hudson

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March 31st, 1943 to June 25th, 2013 James Clark Hudson succumbed to Parkinson’s Traumatic Dementia Encephalopathy on June 25, 2013. Jim was born in Steubenville, Ohio, on March 31, 1943 and grew up in the Rio Grande Valley. A multi-sport high school star in La Feria, Texas, Jim was recruited…