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Shrdlu the Office Cat Still here, too!

Shrdlu the Office Cat Still here, too!

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The keeping of Shrdlu, of course, is another story. If there’s anything we don’t like, it’s a Smart Alec cat. But we learned different. That dog-gone cat is downright smart. The other day, for example, a big, black, fuzzy tarantula stalked out from behind one of the presses and chased…

Santa Rosa High School Conjunto Warriors to Perform at Texas State Capitol May 4th

Santa Rosa High School Conjunto Warriors to Perform at Texas State Capitol May 4th

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Students are scheduled to perform during Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival in Austin on Saturday May 5th Austin, Texas – On Friday May 4th, the Santa Rosa High School Conjunto Warriors will perform in the Texas State Capitol Extension Open Air Rotunda from 2 to 2:45 p.m., in advance of their debut at the Rancho Alegre…

Chamber of Commerce Offers Two New Scholarships

Chamber of Commerce Offers Two New Scholarships

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Two scholarships are being made available to graduating seniors with proven records of community involvement. The La Feria Chamber of Commerce has made a commitment to provide two $500 scholarships to the students and the deadline to apply is this Friday, May 4th. Alma Martinez, spokeswoman for…

Sam Houston Elementary Holds First Health, Wellness Fair

Sam Houston Elementary Holds First Health, Wellness Fair

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by Tony Vindell/LFN A health and wellness fair was held at Sam Houston Elementary and, judging by the outpour of enthusiasm seen at the event, everybody attending it had a blast. The school’s student body participated in a 1 mile run in front of the building, others tossed bean bags,…

Study: Texas Foster Care System has High Teen Pregnancy Rate

Study: Texas Foster Care System has High Teen Pregnancy Rate

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by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Teen girls in Texas foster care are almost five times more likely to become pregnant than other teens, according to a new study. The “Fostering Healthy Texas Lives” report says the high pregnancy rate is jeopardizing teens’ health and education and puts them at high…

TX Seeks to Limit Federal Appeals of People on Death Row

TX Seeks to Limit Federal Appeals of People on Death Row

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by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Death-penalty opponents say a request by Texas officials to limit the amount of time people on death row have to appeal their sentences could result in some who are innocent being executed. Texas has asked the Justice Department to allow the state to use…

Are Your Home Furnishings Good for the Planet and Your Family?

Are Your Home Furnishings Good for the Planet and Your Family?

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(StatePoint) More consumers are interested in selecting products that are good for the planet and their families, than ever before. While many understand what organic food is, confusion still exists when it comes to home furnishings. Simply put, what you bring into your home directly impacts the health and welfare…

Spring Tips to Start an Exercise Routine

Spring Tips to Start an Exercise Routine

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(StatePoint) Spring is an ideal time to get active outdoors and kickstart a fitness regimen that can carry you into beach and pool season. Need some motivation? Try out these ideas for getting started and sticking with the program. Get Social A personal trainer can be expensive, but a friend…

Helping Others Keep Communties Together

Helping Others Keep Communties Together

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by Tony Vindell/LFN An example of how communities stay together for a good cause was shown recently in Raymondville where a fundraising was held to help out a first responder whose house burned to the ground. Bryan Parker and his family suffered a setback in a March 7 fire that…

Area Students Selected to Attend Boys State in Austin

Area Students Selected to Attend Boys State in Austin

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Three area students will be learning first-hand how state government works. La Feria American Legion Post 439 has selected Diego Ochoa and Jacob Garza rom La Feria and Andrew Ethan Garcia from Santa Rosa school districts to attend a week long program at the state capitol this…