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Political Signs Vandalized in La Feria

Political Signs Vandalized in La Feria

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by Tony Vindell/LFN One of two La Feria residents running for Place 2 on the city council said her political signs are being vandalized but said she will not be intimidated. Alma Martinez Botello is seeking to fill the empty seat left by former councilman Eric Hoff in the Nov.…

Lions Top Port Isabel on Homecoming Night

Lions Top Port Isabel on Homecoming Night

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by Billy Watson/LFN LA FERIA – The Lions varsity football team defeated the Port Isabel Tarpons 21-14 on Friday, September 21. The game was tied 14-14 with less than five minutes to go in the game when Port Isabel fumbled the ball in their own territory and was recovered by…

Lionettes Look Strong After 1st Round of District, Look to 3-Peat

Lionettes Look Strong After 1st Round of District, Look to 3-Peat

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by Billy Watson/LFN LA FERIA – The past two district titles in volleyball belong to the Lionettes, and there’s no question they will be looking to three-peat. La Feria’s Lionettes capped off the first round of district by defeating the Rio Hondo Lady Bobcats 3-0 (25-17, 25-16, 25-16) on Tuesday,…

UTRGV School of Medicine Hosts First Grand Opening for Area Health Education Centers

UTRGV School of Medicine Hosts First Grand Opening for Area Health Education Centers

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Special to La Feria News RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The UTRGV School of Medicine continues its mission to close gaps in access to healthcare and expand educational opportunities for its students with its three Area Health Education Centers (AHEC). The School of Medicine celebrated the opening of its AHEC on Sept. 20…

VBMC-Brownsville Gets Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Designation

VBMC-Brownsville Gets Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Designation

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Babies weighing as little as 500 grams are taken care of in a neonatal section of Valley Baptist Medical Center in Brownsville and that requires special care provided by a staff of about 40. And for that and its commitment to the community, the hospital has received…

La Feria City Commission Adopts 2018-19 Budget

La Feria City Commission Adopts 2018-19 Budget

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by Tony Vindell/LFN A $3.6 million budget was adopted for fiscal year 2018-19 by the La Feria City Commission. The Commission approved the budget during Tuesdays, Sept. 25 meeting, or four days before the current fiscal year budget expired on Sept. 30. Taxpayers got a sign of relief when it…

Students Dive into Their Research in Belize

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by Maria Elena Hernandez RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – UTRGV students studying abroad in Belize this summer explored one of the most famous dive sites in the world – the Great Blue Hole. “You dive down and it’s just open blue, just beautiful,” said Chelsea Pavliska, a UTRGV graduate student from Liberty Hill, Texas. The […]

Downtown Brownsville Transformed into Mexico City’s Garibaldi Plaza

Downtown Brownsville Transformed into Mexico City’s Garibaldi Plaza

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Market Square in downtown Brownsville was the site of more than a little bit of Mexico. On Friday, Sept. 7, the former bus depot turned into a place where several mariachi groups, entertainers from south of the border, local restaurants, tequila stations and a couple of thousand people gathered for…

Cowboy Cook-off Coming Soon to Los Fresnos

Cowboy Cook-off Coming Soon to Los Fresnos

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by Tony Vindell/LFN The Los Fresnos’ second annual cowboy cook-off is a little more than two months away but organizers of the event are already firing up the grill in anticipation. As many as 50 teams are expected to compete for thousands of dollars in prize money for the top…

Coming Soon: La Feria Job Fair

Coming Soon: La Feria Job Fair

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Little church to host big event Oct. 18 LA FERIA –The 5th Annual La Feria Job Fair takes place Thursday, Oct. 18 from 1-5 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of La Feria. Whether it is for full-time, part-time or seasonal work, anyone looking for work can make contact with at least…