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LONGORIA FILES CANDIDACY FOR REELECTION IN TEXAS HOUSE DISTRICT 35

LONGORIA FILES CANDIDACY FOR REELECTION IN TEXAS HOUSE DISTRICT 35

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Representative Oscar Longoria (D-La Joya) officially filed as a candidate for re-election in Texas House District 35, which encompasses parts of Hidalgo and Cameron Counties. “It is a tremendous honor to serve the people of District 35 in the Texas House of Representatives,” said Rep. Longoria. “I’m honored and humbled…

Chamber of Commerce Members Tour New Christmas Store in La Feria

Chamber of Commerce Members Tour New Christmas Store in La Feria

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Roxanne’s Interiors presents “Christmas Time Collectibles” Now Open La Feria Chamber members began their Christmas shopping early after their meeting Nov. 11, with a tour of a newly-reopened store that specializes in everything Christmas, antiques and collectables. The colorful store is owned by Katherine Roxanne Moses and is located at…

La Feria Legionnaires Honor Local Veterans

La Feria Legionnaires Honor Local Veterans

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Post Commander Pleased with Turnout The annual Veterans’ Day ceremony sponsored by the La Feria American Legion Post #409 drew a crowd of many veterans and their families to the Legion headquarters for the observance. Post Commander Harlan Lucas was obviously pleased as he welcomed everyone to the Veterans’ Day…

Election for New Mayor Set for January 25, 2014

Election for New Mayor Set for January 25, 2014

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Deadline to File for the Post is Monday, November 25th The La Feria City Commission held a special meeting on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 to consider and take action to approve a resolution ordering a Special Election to fill a vacancy of Mayor Steve Brewer’s unexpired term. This comes as…

Fall Colors

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You might think New England, not Texas, if you think of trees changing color in the Fall, but some parts of the state do see brilliant reds, yellows and oranges. So what happens inside a leaf to make these spectacular colors? Texas Parks and Wildlife gives us an inside look.To find out the best time […]

$196 million in PUF Dollars Awarded for New Valley University of Texas Medical School and University

$196 million in PUF Dollars Awarded for New Valley University of Texas Medical School and University

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AUSTIN – University of Texas Regents approved $196 million in new expenditures Thursday for the fast-track development of University of Texas campuses and a medical school in the Rio Grande Valley. A total of $72 million in energy-generated Permanent University Fund allocations for the Cameron County campus of the new…

A Memorable Performance by the Valley Symphony Orchestra

A Memorable Performance by the Valley Symphony Orchestra

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Maestro Peter Dabrowski Scores Another Triumph Valley music lovers who had the good fortune to be in the audience at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance when Maestro Peter Dabrowski conducted the Valley Symphony Orchestra’s second spectacular performance of the 2013-2014 season experienced a rewarding and exhilarating evening. In Concert…

La Feria Gold Stars WINNER

La Feria Gold Stars WINNER

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This summer the LFHS Gold Stars raffled an “official” custom-made Gold Stars uniform with matching poms to a lucky little girl. Parents purchased tickets each day after summer Mini-Camp for their chance to win. The drawing was held on August 1st at the LFHS Gold Stars Private Camp performance. The…

35 Acres to be Added to World Birding Center Headquarters

35 Acres to be Added to World Birding Center Headquarters

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AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission at its regular meeting today in Austin approved the donation of 35 acres along the northeastern border of the World Birding Center Headquarters in the Rio Grande Valley south of Mission. The donation from Mike Rhodes of Bentsen Palm Development consists of…

Annual Feast of Sharing Planned for Thanksgiving Day

Annual Feast of Sharing Planned for Thanksgiving Day

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The 21st Annual Feast of Sharing Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held Thursday, November 28, 2013 at the William B. Green Junior High Cafeteria. The event is located at 501 N. Canal Street in La Feria from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The meal is sponsored by St. Francis Xavier…