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STAY TUNED: RGV Tuba Christmas Set to Break Guinness World Record

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by Amanda A. Taylor McALLEN, TEXAS – The soothing sounds of low brass filled the McAllen Convention Center on Dec. 2, as hundreds of guests gathered to enjoy a holiday tradition – the annual RGV Tuba Christmas. The RGV tuba/euphonium ensemble is one of the biggest in the nation and has become a holiday staple in […]

UTRGV Online MBA Alum Scores Profession Dealing with International Business for San Antonio

UTRGV Online MBA Alum Scores Profession Dealing with International Business for San Antonio

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  by Amanda L. Alaniz SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – UTRGV alumnus Jean-Luc Mette is no stranger to international borders. He grew up in Germany, where he graduated high school and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in communications and a master’s in journalism. He worked for the German Embassy…

The La Feria Community 11th Annual Christmas Toy Giveaway a Huge Success

The La Feria Community 11th Annual Christmas Toy Giveaway a Huge Success

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Special to La Feria News On Saturday, December 15, 2018, hosted by El Centro Foods Store, La Feria Lions Club, Los Leones Restaurant, RGV Antique Automobile Club, C/10 Automobile Club, and La Feria Area Chamber of Commerce, the community event kicked off the holiday season by distributing toys, providing free…

5 Tips to Shed Those Pounds in the New Year

5 Tips to Shed Those Pounds in the New Year

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(StatePoint) Maybe you want more energy, or perhaps you want to lose weight and keep it off for good. Whatever your goals, a new year means a fresh start to become the best version of yourself. Here are five tips from Nutrisystem experts to get your scale moving in the…

A Child’s Potential Knows No Boundaries

A Child’s Potential Knows No Boundaries

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by Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. When it comes to education, we have a lot to be proud of in the Valley. Our schools consistently perform near the top of the state in student achievement metrics, despite the multitude of challenges our students face compared to other regions in Texas. Historically,…

Cameron County Events Center Nears Completion

Cameron County Events Center Nears Completion

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by Tony Vindell/LFN The newest and more aesthetically designed place for public gatherings near the border and by the sea is nearing completion. It’s the Cameron County Events Center that has been under construction since February 2018 at Isla Blanca Park, or the flagship of the county’s parks system. The…

Street Repairs a Priority for New Year

Street Repairs a Priority for New Year

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Some projects of infrastructure such as improvements to a city’s water and sewer system are always an ongoing process for a municipality like the City of La Feria. And much of that is implemented through grants sought out and awarded either by state or federal agencies. For…

La Feria PD Hold Annual Toy Giveaway

La Feria PD Hold Annual Toy Giveaway

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Each of the hundreds of youngsters that showed up at the annual La Feria Police Department Toy Giveaway received a toy within days of Christmas and all left with smiles on their faces as well as their parents. The toy giveaway was held Friday, Dec. 21 on…

And Let Them Sing Joy to the World

And Let Them Sing Joy to the World

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Special to La Feria News On a very recent, crisp and cold Thursday night, the United Methodist Church was packed with people of all ages. The parking lot was full, and the back of the sanctuary, as well as the overflow area in the fellowship hall, had as many chairs…

Santa Rosa Warriors Place at Archery Tournament in San Antonio

Santa Rosa Warriors Place at Archery Tournament in San Antonio

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Special to La Feria News Over 40 Santa Rosa Warrior Archery Club students competed in this year’s Buffalo Invitational Archery Tournament held at Fox Tech High School in San Antonio. Last year was their first time ever to compete. This year four archers placed with Christian Mendoza placing 1st and…