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23rd Annual Adrian Dominguez Scholarship Walk/Races Set for April 20th

23rd Annual Adrian Dominguez Scholarship Walk/Races Set for April 20th

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The Adrian Dominguez Scholarship Race/Walk/Dash returns to La Feria on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at the Veterans Memorial Park Sports Complex located on Pancho Maples Drive in La Feria, Texas. Returning for its 23rd year, all registered participants will receive a commemorative race t-shirt. Fruit, juice, soft drinks and bottled…

UTRGV Project Commits to Helping Valley Elementary School Teachers Expand on Local History

UTRGV Project Commits to Helping Valley Elementary School Teachers Expand on Local History

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by Amanda L. Alaniz EDINBURG, TEXAS – Two University of Texas Rio Grande Valley professors have received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for a project focused on how to implement Rio Grande Valley history into elementary classrooms. The NEH grant, awarded to Dr. J. Joy Esquierdo, director of the…

San Isidro Home of Bloodless Bull Fights

San Isidro Home of Bloodless Bull Fights

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Some countries have bullfights in which a matador ends his presentation taking a bull down with a sword but such sporting events have been under the scope of animal lovers to the point of pushing the tradition on the verge of extinction. But here in San Isidro,…

Winter Texans Get Pie in Face for a Cause

Winter Texans Get Pie in Face for a Cause

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by Tony Vindell/LFN A group of Winter Texans staying at VIP La Feria West were treated to cream pies. But instead of sitting down to enjoy the goodies, they got the fluffy desserts in a different way. The residents actually sat on a chair as other winter visitors placed the…

Fixing La Feria Streets Priority for City

Fixing La Feria Streets Priority for City

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Fixing the streets of La Feria is a priority the city council has in mind, though it will take a lot money to take care of such a project. The city gets $260,000 a year from Community Development Block Grant funds but that seems like a drop…

Family Brings Traveling Shrine to La Feria

Family Brings Traveling Shrine to La Feria

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story and photo by Nelda Briones/LFN The Lady of Fatima originated in Fatima, Portugal where in 1917 six apparitions of the Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children. The traveling Fatima Shrine that came to La Feria last week, is a replica that has been traveling the world for the…

Healthy Food Alternative Available in La Feria

Healthy Food Alternative Available in La Feria

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Food conscious people now have a place to satisfy their appetites without worrying about too many calories or putting extra inches on their waist. Just Fresh, an eatery that offers sugar free but tasty shakes, salads and even chicken has opened its doors here. The business is…

It’s Fiesta Time in La Feria!

It’s Fiesta Time in La Feria!

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Nearly every city in the Rio Grande has something to celebrate. Brownsville has its Charro Days later this month. Weslaco’s Onion Festival is in March and so is Hidalgo’s Border Fest. Los Fresnos has its annual rodeo while McAllen has one of the states biggest holiday parades…

La Feria ISD Educator Nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award

La Feria ISD Educator Nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award

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Special to La Feria News La Feria, TX – La Feria High School criminal justice teacher Carlos Romero has been nominated for the 2018-2019 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Mr. Romero was nominated by his wife, Leticia Romero, for going above and beyond to make a beneficial difference in…

Lower Valley Cotillion Club 2019

Lower Valley Cotillion Club 2019

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The 65th Annual Presentation Ball of the Lower Valley Cotillion Club was held at the South Padre Island Convention Center on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The Cotillion Club was founded in September of 1954 by Mrs. Byron Campbell of Raymondville as a social organization designed to bring together and present…

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