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Children’s Museum Unveils New Exhibit

Children’s Museum Unveils New Exhibit

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Anyone interested in learning about the intrinsic aspects of the universe? An interactive display to discover, to learn and to imagine what the sun, earth have was unveiled on Monday, Jan. 28 at the museum located at Dean Porter Park. A group of students from Yturria Elementary…

Cameron County Fair & Livestock Show Cowgirl Pageant Winners Announced

Cameron County Fair & Livestock Show Cowgirl Pageant Winners Announced

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by Valerie Arizmendi, CCFLS President 2019 Cameron County Fair & Livestock show is in its’ 39th year in 2019. This year the show has 108 entries in the home show division that include canning and sewing projects this year and 525 livestock entries. A live auction of the shop projects…

MS in Bioethics Approved for UTRGV School of Medicine

MS in Bioethics Approved for UTRGV School of Medicine

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by Jennifer L. Berghom RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine to offer a Master of Science in Bioethics degree program. The School of Medicine is currently developing the program, which is planned to open…

Bluegrass Music Grows in La Feria

Bluegrass Music Grows in La Feria

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by Tony Vindell/LFN It’s often said that music is the universal language. People from all over the world enjoy the dozens of genres whether this be folkloric, jazz, blues, rock ‘n roll, country, Tejano, conjunto, Indian, salsa, merengue, Mexican rancheras and so on. And despite all the varieties of music…

La Feria Nature Center Attracts Local Residents, Visitors Alike

La Feria Nature Center Attracts Local Residents, Visitors Alike

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Nearly every city in the Rio Grande Valley has its own park where residents and visitors alike can watch the region’s flora and fauna. Others use such facilities to take a stroll, to exercise or to enjoy a moment of tranquility. After all, such parks are venues…

Deadline to File for May Election Ends Next Week

Deadline to File for May Election Ends Next Week

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Anyone running or planning to retain the three seats up for grabs in La Feria City Council have until next week to throw their names into the political race at city hall. The deadline expires at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb.15, or the day after Valentine’s Day. But…

High School Students Receive Training for VITA Program

High School Students Receive Training for VITA Program

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by Victor Moreno/LFN La Feria High School students received training for the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program which is held annually at La Feria High School. Training for the VITA program is provided through Southern Cameron County United Way and the Internal Revenue Service. This year Mr. Cecilio Cavazos…

County and City Leaders Approve Valley MPO Merger

County and City Leaders Approve Valley MPO Merger

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Special to La Feria News In a show of unity and multi-level government cooperation and support, the Cameron County Commissioners’ Court, the Harlingen City Commission and the Brownsville City Commission all considered and passed identical Resolutions and a Term-Sheet outlining general conditions for a “Re-Designation Agreement for all three Metropolitan…

San Benito’s RETOÑO to Headline 2019 Fiesta de La Feria

San Benito’s RETOÑO to Headline 2019 Fiesta de La Feria

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City Announces Musical Line-up for Saturday, February 16th Event The City of La Feria will once again close Main Street and welcome visitors from all over the Valley and beyond to the 26th Annual Fiesta de La Feria to be held Saturday, February 16th, in downtown La Feria, Texas. Admission…

UTRGV Chess Teams Advance to Defend National Title

UTRGV Chess Teams Advance to Defend National Title

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by Victoria Brito BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – The UTRGV Chess Team, fresh off a successful tournament at the Pan American Intercollegiate Chess Championship, now will defend its title as national champions at the Presidents’ Cup in April in New York. The team participated Dec. 27 through 30 in San Francisco in the PAICC, which determines the…