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Severe Storms Cause Minor Damage

Severe Storms Cause Minor Damage

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photos by Nelda Briones/LFN What was forcast as a week of intermittent rain was kicked off with a sudden bout of severe weather that rolled into the La Feria area from the west late last Monday night. May 11, 2015. Wind sheers flattened crops and heavy winds knocked over trees…

The Lobsters

The Lobsters

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The LOBSTERS motorcycle club roared into town last week and made quite a stir in downtown La Feria. They chowed down and gassed up before hitting the road during their patrol of Valley points of interest. The exuberant cyclists are from the Llano RV Park in Mercedes.and every Wednesday they…

Operation Smile Brings Christmas Cheer to La Feria’s Underprivileged Children

Operation Smile Brings Christmas Cheer to La Feria’s Underprivileged Children

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Lion Cheerleaders Cheer for the Cure!

Lion Cheerleaders Cheer for the Cure!

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Lots of pink was evident at the Lion vs. Bobcat football game showing support for “October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month”, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. The Lion Cheer leading Squad switched their pom-poms and hair ties to pink for the event and spectators…

Seen In La Feria

Seen In La Feria

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Mexican recording artist performs for private gathering at City Market Restaurant in La Feria. Neri Misael Alamilla from Mexico City sang for guests at a party arranged by his uncle, Carlos Banda of La Feria. The talented, professional singer was backed by the Los Hidalguenses Mariachi band. The performance before…

Seen In La Feria – Trail Riders

Seen In La Feria – Trail Riders

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A colorful caravan of the Rio Grande Valley Trail Riders and their mounted entourage paraded through downtown La Feria last Saturday on their way to the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show in Mercedes. It’s an annual event. The ambitious 5-day trek from Port Mansfield by this Donna based organization has…

Francisco Vasquez, Tree Trimmer

Francisco Vasquez, Tree Trimmer

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So, you thought your job was tough! Francisco Vasquez has been climbing swaying, twisting palm trees for decades. He learned it from his father in his native Tampico, Tamaulipas. He taught him the simple tools of the trade: A ladder, a security chain and a machete. La Feria News caught…