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Lucio Bill To Protect Low-Income Homebuyers Passes Senate

Lucio Bill To Protect Low-Income Homebuyers Passes Senate

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AUSTIN – Today, Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. (D-Brownsville) announces Senate passage of a bill to assist homebuyers who use seller-financed loans. The bill would ensure that borrowers get annual account information like that provided to borrowers who use traditional bank loans. Annual statements allow borrowers to more easily keep up…

Continued World Food Supply Depends On Character, Virtuous Leadership, Authors Say

Continued World Food Supply Depends On Character, Virtuous Leadership, Authors Say

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COLLEGE STATION – If the world’s food supply and natural resources are to be sustained for future generations, visionary leadership is a must. And what better model to look to than the virtues known since antiquity? That’s the gist of a new book, “Leadership in Agriculture: Case Studies for a…

National Trails Day to be Celebrated on June 1 Texas State Parks to Host Variety of Guided Hiking Events

National Trails Day to be Celebrated on June 1 Texas State Parks to Host Variety of Guided Hiking Events

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AUSTIN – Celebrate the 21st annual National Trails Day on Saturday, June 1 by lacing up some sturdy shoes, grabbing a hiking stick and heading to a Texas State Park near you to join a guided hiking tour or hit the trails on your own. Dozens of state parks will…

Valley International Airport Receives Perfect Safety Rating from Federal Aviation Administration

Valley International Airport Receives Perfect Safety Rating from Federal Aviation Administration

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2013 marks second consecutive year for VIA to receive flawless marks For the second consecutive year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a perfect safety score to Valley International Airport (VIA) for its latest Part 139 annual FAA inspection. During the annual inspection various aspects of VIA’s operations were…

Life-Long Friends Celebrate Birthdays Together

Life-Long Friends Celebrate Birthdays Together

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“A Century of Memories Shared” When Magdalena Zavaleta and Fidela Gavito Trevino decided to celebrate their birthdays together, it was not going to be any ordinary event. You see, Magdalena completed 100 years of life this month– her friend, Fidela, just a mere 95 years of age. “Tia Lala”, as…

Commission Continues Condemnation Clean-up

Commission Continues Condemnation Clean-up

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In a continued pursuit to beautify the community, La Feria commissioners approved the condemnation of four more properties that have been left in dilapidated conditions for many years. Irene A. Szedlmayer. Planning and Community Development Director for La Feria presented a slide show of the properties that her office has…

What Do You Like About La Feria?

What Do You Like About La Feria?

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CPAT Community Meeting Explores the Good, the Bad and the Ugly by Mary Beth Wright, LFN Editor The community of La Feria is well-known for being a friendly, clean town with a good school system and city administration, but as with all things; there is always room for improvement. A…

La Feria Lion Cheerleaders to Hold 37th Annual Mini-Camp

La Feria Lion Cheerleaders to Hold 37th Annual Mini-Camp

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The La Feria High School Cheerleaders will be sponsoring the 37th Annual Cheerleading Mini-Camp from Monday, June 10 through Friday, June 14, 2013. The little cheerleaders will attend the Mini-Camp daily from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the La Feria High School Main Gym. The cost per child is…

The Neighborhood Doctor Celebrates Children’s Day

The Neighborhood Doctor Celebrates Children’s Day

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Doctor Mario Sanchez invited all his young patients and their families to his offices last week for an afternoon of family fun. The special celebration was in association with International Children’s Day. It was his way of showing gratitude for the faith and confidence his patients and their parents show…

Deadline for Superintendent Applications May 28

Deadline for Superintendent Applications May 28

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Board Will Review Applications June 3 La Feria School Board Trustees approved a long list of qualifications and characteristics they would like to see in their next superintendent. The action was taken at the last meeting of the board held Thursday, May 9. The board approved a document noting their…