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Chamber of Commerce Promotes Small Business

Chamber of Commerce Promotes Small Business

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First EXPO a huge success The La Feria Chamber of Commerce sponsored its first Small Business EXPO last Saturday in downtown La Feria. It was billed as an annual event, but the response and support by local businesses and city leaders has already got the ball rolling for a repeat…

Foundation Aims to Improve Health, Not Just Health Care

Foundation Aims to Improve Health, Not Just Health Care

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by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – The Episcopal Health Foundation is shifting its focus to a five-year “big picture” plan that targets specific outcomes needed to address the root causes of poor health in Texas. The Foundation, which serves about 11 million people in a 57-county region of southeast Texas, aims to level…

Report: Number of Well Paid, Blue Collar Jobs Growing in Texas

Report: Number of Well Paid, Blue Collar Jobs Growing in Texas

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by Mark Richardson WACO, Texas – A new study just out shows that in Texas and around the country, the number of good paying jobs for workers with less than a bachelor’s degree is growing. The report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce found that over…

DISTRICT CHAMPS

DISTRICT CHAMPS

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by Coach Jaime Acuna The La Feria Lions traveled to Rio Grande City last Friday night with the hopes of capturing their second District Championship in the last three years. That’s exactly what they did with a 30 – 9 victory over the Gators. The Lions came in focused and…

Gerald Brian (Jerry) Hubbard

Gerald Brian (Jerry) Hubbard

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1940 – 2017 Beloved father, Gerald Brian (Jerry) Hubbard of La Feria died Friday, November 10th in Temple, Texas at the age of 77. He was born in Anaheim, Ca. in 1940 to the late John William Hubbard and Thelma Ruth Bray Hubbard. He move to the Valley with his…

Shrdlu Our Office Cat Washed Up

Shrdlu Our Office Cat Washed Up

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Every now and then we get a complaint about the high cost of commercial printing. Last week we turned the commercial printing department over to Shrdlu our Office Cat, since he is a shrewd animal and often has the answer for those who would complain. But this week, he washed…

We’ve Been Overhauled!

We’ve Been Overhauled!

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I want to tell everyone what a “GREAT” shop Robert Jimenez runs @ 3 1/2 miles south of La Feria on FM 506. (956)-536-3194. We took our 2002 GMC Yukon to him for some body and trim work. He said it would take two days. When I called him on…

Rothschild Selected as 2017-2018 National Hispanic Scholar

Rothschild Selected as 2017-2018 National Hispanic Scholar

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Zabdiel Rothschild has been selected as a 2017-2018 National Hispanic Scholar. A senior at La Feria High School, Zabdiel Rothschild understands the importance of working hard, striving for excellence, and maximizing his education. During his first year of high school, he was on the honor roll while participating in band,…

Tailgate

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The La Feria community gathered at the football stadium parking lot on Tuesday, November 14, starting at 4pm and lasting until 8pm to celebrate the La Feria Lion’s 30-9 victory over the La Grulla Gators allowing them to move on to the playoffs this season. There was the traditional burning…

Texas Coalition Calls Gun Violence a Public Health Issue

Texas Coalition Calls Gun Violence a Public Health Issue

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by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas — Another deadly mass shooting, this time in a south Texas town, has some state legislators seeking to recast the debate over gun violence as a public health issue. At a news conference by the group Texas Gun Sense, lawmakers and others said the killing…