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Pre-Game College Fair Planned for Sept. 20

Pre-Game College Fair Planned for Sept. 20

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La Feria High School is planning to have a Pre-Game College Event Fair on Friday, September 20th, 2013 at La Feria High School Football Stadium from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The district is asking universities/organizations to come out to speak to our families in the community about their programs.…

SERVE OUR SCHOOLS 2013 is Looking for Volunteers

SERVE OUR SCHOOLS 2013 is Looking for Volunteers

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The Serve Our Schools (SOS) program is a national initiative of the United Methodist Church. Locally, the First United Methodist Church is spearheading a workday for C. E. Vail Elementary on September 14th beginning at 9am. All volunteers are welcome to help make bulletin boards for the hallway outside each…

Texas Issues Health Alert for Whooping Cough Outbreak

Texas Issues Health Alert for Whooping Cough Outbreak

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Nearly 2,000 Cases This Year, with Two Deaths by John Michaelson AUSTIN, Texas – With the number of cases of whooping cough in Texas on pace to hit a high not seen since the 1950s, a public health alert has now been issued. Already this year, said Chris Van Deusen,…

Former LFHS Teacher Surprises 1977 Grads at Luncheon

Former LFHS Teacher Surprises  1977 Grads at Luncheon

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Members of La Feria High School Class of 1977 recently gathered in Austin for lunch. The group was surprised by a visit from Miss Christine Zwahlen, former LFHS English and Journalism teacher. In the photo are:Seated: Peggy (Wolf) Brinson, Lee Lara, Miss Christine Zwahlen and Bunny (Coleman) BenditzStanding: Pam (Peroni)…

Residents Voice Concerns Over Annexation

Residents Voice Concerns Over Annexation

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The City of La Feria City Commission held its regular meeting Tuesday, August 27th at 6:30 pm  to an even larger contingency of residents in attendance. Like the City Commission meeting held on August 13th, the specific agenda items of interest for this particular meeting included public hearings for areas…

Betty’s Health Club Opens in La Feria

Betty’s Health Club Opens in La Feria

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Betty’s Health Club held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting on Monday, August 26 at 10:30 a.m. The new fitness club is located at 121 West Commercial Ave in La Feria and Offers Zumba classes on Monday and Wednesday, Aerobics on Tuesdays and Thursday and Weight Training on Fridays. Give them…

La Feria Board to Seek Taxpayers Approval for TRE Election

La Feria Board to Seek Taxpayers  Approval for TRE Election

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Same Tax Rate will Generate Additional $2 Million The La Feria Independent School District is proposing a tax rate of $1.299 per $100 valuation, minutely under last year’s rate. However, the School Board is required to call a Tax Ratification Election for November 5 because they are asking to change…

Valley Symphony Announces 61st Concert Season

Valley Symphony Announces 61st Concert Season

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Maestro Peter Dabrowski Promises Dazzling Performances by Virtuoso Performers When Maestro Peter Dabrowski proudly described the six concerts that will be performed by the Valley Symphony Orchestra and Chorale during the 2013-2014 concert series, he promised this season to be the finest assemblage of stellar performances the Valley has seen.…

Valley Metro Building Centralized Maintenance Facility

Valley Metro Building Centralized Maintenance Facility

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A Valley Metro bus maintenance garage is being built in Harlingen that is expected to improve public transportation services to residents here and surrounding areas. By centralizing the maintenance facility, officials said they hope to better serve the growing public transportation needs of college and university students, veterans and the…

“Don’t Be in the Dark” About Child Care

“Don’t Be in the Dark” About Child Care

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State agency gears up to go after illegal day care At this time of the year, a lot of parents are searching for day care for their preschoolers as their older kids get ready to go back to school. Unfortunately, some parents pick unregulated day care because it might be…