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La Feria Breaks Ground on Domes

La Feria Breaks Ground on Domes

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Multi-Million dollar project gets underway The City of La Feria held a Ground Breaking Ceremony for the La Feria Safe Rooms (Domes) on Friday, August 15. Two of the nine hurricane shelters to be built in the Valley will be in La Feria. The dome shelter to be built at…

La Feria ISD Expands its Student Transfer Policy

La Feria ISD Expands its  Student Transfer Policy

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Do you work within the La Feria ISD boundaries and want to transfer your child to La Feria ISD? Have you moved away from the district, but you want to keep your child in the La Feria Independent School District? This year you have that choice. La Feria Independent School…

‘Let it Snow!’ Selected as Theme for 2014 City of La Feria Lighted Christmas Parade

‘Let it Snow!’ Selected as Theme for 2014 City of La Feria Lighted Christmas Parade

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16th Annual Parade Slated for 5:30 p.m., Saturday, December 13 Valleyites might get to see freak snowstorm this winter because the La Feria Events Committee has selected the theme “Let it Snow!” for this year’s Christmas Parade. The selection is always made early to give float builders and participants time…

Texas’ Biggest Beach Cleanup Saturday, Sept. 27

Texas’ Biggest Beach Cleanup Saturday, Sept. 27

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Volunteer signup for Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup open (AUSTIN, Texas) — As many as 10,000 Texans are expected to hit the beach Saturday, Sept. 27 for the biggest beach cleanup in the Lone Star State, the Texas General Land Office’s Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup. The cleanup takes place at three beaches in the…

Cattle Producers Can Add Revenue Through Cost-Effective Calf Management

Cattle Producers Can Add Revenue Through Cost-Effective Calf Management

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CORPUS CHRISTI – A new Farm Assistance study conducted by specialists with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service reveals cattle producers can add significant net cash farm income to their operations on top of already high cattle prices by implementing cost-effective calf management practices. As prices for calves continue to…

Fire Scorches Brush Along Arroyo in Harlingen

Fire Scorches Brush Along Arroyo in Harlingen

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Harlingen firefighters, with assistance from La Feria firefighters, put out a brush fire / grass fire that burned eight to 10 acres of land on the north side of the Arroyo Colorado Hike & Bike trail in Harlingen by 1:22 a.m. Wednesday morning (today). The emergency call for assistance reached…

Conservation Issues Among Top Priorities for Hispanic Voters

Conservation Issues Among Top Priorities for Hispanic Voters

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Latino Population is Fastest-Growing Segment in U.S. by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – As the mid-term elections approach, a new analysis shows that Latinos overwhelming support greater environmental protections, and such conservation issues could influence their voting decisions. The report is from the Hispanic Access Foundation. Its president, Maite Arce,…

A Thick Skin: Preparing Your Child for 21st Century Bullying

A Thick Skin: Preparing Your Child for 21st Century Bullying

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by John Michaelson (TNS) AUSTIN, Texas – Bullying is no longer a behavior that happens mostly on the playground or the school bus. Social media is providing online channels for negative interactions between children, with more than half of teens reporting they have witnessed online bullying. Experts such as Peggy…

Take Steps to Better Manage Your Heartburn

Take Steps to Better Manage Your Heartburn

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(StatePoint) Heartburn is one of the most common reasons people visit their doctors. If you suffer from a burning feeling in your chest or throat, experts recommend preparing for your next doctor’s appointment by learning more about heartburn and what you can do to manage the condition. “Physicians often use…

Kenny’s Funland Comes to Town

Kenny’s Funland  Comes to Town

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Starring La Feria’s Own Celebrities Kenny’s Funland Carnival and cold weather arrived in La Feria at the same time, but nothing stops real carnival troopers–the show goes on. And go on it did! Carnival owners Kim and Johnny Maple said this year’s show is featuring 40 top attractions, including their…