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FUMC OF LA FERIA TO HOST LIVE NATIVITY ON DEC. 21 & 22

FUMC OF LA FERIA TO HOST LIVE NATIVITY ON DEC. 21 & 22

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LA FERIA, Texas – First United Methodist Church (FUMC) of La Feria will host its annual Live Nativity on Saturday, Dec. 21 and Sunday, Dec. 22 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. At the Live Nativity, the church street and parking lot transform into the town of Bethlehem. Visitors can drive…

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

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As La Feria entered the Thanksgiving Weekend, evidence that Christmas was around the corner could be found all along Main Street. Christmas wreaths festooned the lampposts all along Main Street. People driving along Business 83 could view the large Christmas cards created by the students of La Feria on display…

La Feria 15th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade & Winter Festival

La Feria 15th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade & Winter Festival

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Join us on Main Street for the 15th Annual La Feria Lighted Christmas Parade which will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2013. Line up begins at 4:30 P.M. and the parade begins at 5:30 P.M. down Main Street and travels approximately one mile, ending at the La Feria High…

A Mecca for Mediterranean Cookery

A Mecca for Mediterranean Cookery

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McAllen Halal Market Marks Anniversary The Lebanese and Mediterranean Market on 12th Street in McAllen was a gamble for its Lebanese owner he admits. “But, then, I’m a gambler,” Mike Obaid said with a knowing wink, and continued: “I noticed that there was no place in South Texas or Northern…

The “Unselfie” Introduced for 2nd Annual Giving Tuesday

The “Unselfie” Introduced for 2nd Annual Giving Tuesday

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Texas Diaper Bank Among Local Groups Taking Part by John Michaelson AUSTIN, Texas – With Black Friday and Cyber Monday now in the books, people around the state and nation are being asked to think of others on this Giving Tuesday. Henry Timms, the event’s co-founder, says that can include…

Christmas on the Border

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The first Christmas celebration in Mexico took place in 1538 when missionaries brought Roman Catholicism to the new continent. Ever since then, the story of La Posada, where Joseph and Mary look for a place to stay the night on the original Christmas eve, has been celebrated in this part of the world. Texas Parks […]

Award-Winning La Feria RV Park Readies for Winter Texans

Award-Winning La Feria RV Park Readies for Winter Texans

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The harsh, punishing storms of winter “up North” are coming early this year. The weather is fierce, and the forecast is for even more record low temperatures in the region. This reality is putting more south-bound snow-birds en route to the Rio Grande–so figured out John and Ruth Dearinger, Managers…

TFB Announces Outstanding Young Farmer & Rancher Finalists

TFB Announces Outstanding Young Farmer & Rancher Finalists

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Sam and Shannon Sparks on the List Three exceptional young farmers and ranchers from different areas of the Lone Star State have been selected as finalists in this year’s Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) Outstanding Young Farmer & Rancher (YF&R) competition. Each year, the YF&R competition recognizes the accomplishments of some…

La Feria Shriners Set Date for Huge Garage Sale

La Feria Shriners Set Date for Huge Garage Sale

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Annual Fund Raiser Supports Work with Children The officers of the La Feria Shriners Club have designated Friday, December 6, 2013 as the date for their annual appeal to ask support for their charitable work with crippled, handicapped and burned children under 18 years of age. Many of these desperate…

Little Voices Open the Holiday Season

Little Voices Open the Holiday Season

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Large Crowd Enjoys La Feria Students Singing and Dancing Perfect Valley weather brought out La Feria families to witness the “Lighting of the Tree” in downtown November 14 which symbolizes the beginning of the holiday season. The 8th annual event was held at the intersection of Commercial and Main Street…