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22nd Annual Adrian Dominguez Scholarship Walk/Races Set for March 31st

22nd Annual Adrian Dominguez Scholarship Walk/Races Set for March 31st

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The Adrian Dominguez Scholarship Race/Walk/Dash returns to La Feria on Saturday, March 31, 2018, at the Veterans Memorial Park Sports Complex located on Pancho Maples Drive in La Feria, Texas. Returning for its 22nd year, all registered participants will receive a commemorative race t-shirt. Fruit, juice, soft drinks and bottled…

Food Bank Presented with Check on Behalf of Car Club

Food Bank Presented with Check on Behalf of Car Club

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Commission Approves Lannie’s Honky Tonk Nightlife by Martha E. Ibarra/LFN The La Feria city Commission held a regularly scheduled city meeting on Tuesday, March 13. In the absence of Mayor Maldonado, Mayor pro-tem Eric Hoff called the meeting to order following the usual protocol of a city meeting (invocation, pledge,…

Texas Lady Spartans Struck Down but Not Destroyed

Texas Lady Spartans Struck Down but Not Destroyed

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by Martha E. Ibarra/LFN On Saturday, March 3, the Texas Lady Spartans faced off against the Texas Wonder Women at the Veterans Memorial Sports Complex in La Feria. This game marked the Spartans’ first home game of the season and is the first game in the history of the Xtreme…

Sabal Palm Sanctuary

Sabal Palm Sanctuary

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An Exciting and Inviting Nature Park by Martha E. Ibarra/LFN The Rio Grande Valley prides itself on being home to some of the rarest species of plants and animals. With the cold winter days quickly fading and spring being just around the corner, there is no time like the present…

Simply Fit: La Feria’s Newest Fitness Hotspot

Simply Fit: La Feria’s Newest Fitness Hotspot

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Story and photos by Martha E. Ibarra/LFN La Feria’s newest business venture is bringing health and motivation to the city. Simply Fit Wellness Center is located at 205 W. Oleander and specializes in shakes and nutrition as well as motivating anyone and everyone to get moving and get healthy. “We…

SPI Hosts Farmers Market Every Sunday

SPI Hosts Farmers Market Every Sunday

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Although Sunday is that day of a week to take it easy, a drive to South Padre Island should be a must for the health-conscious consumers. Each Sunday from 11 to 1 p.m. about a couple dozen vendors bring organically-grown and -produced foods, like vegetables, goat cheese,…

Stellar UTRGV Faculty Member to be Honored for Research and Teaching Excellence

Stellar UTRGV Faculty Member to be Honored for Research and Teaching Excellence

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EDINBURG, TEXAS – For pushing the boundaries of innovation and knowledge, Dr. Karen Lozano, the Julia Beecherl Endowed Professor in mechanical engineering at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, will be presented with the Outstanding Latino/a Faculty in Higher Education: Research/Teaching (Research Institutions) Award by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) in…

Mr. Amigo Pedro Fernandez Wows Charreada Audience with Warmth, Charm

Mr. Amigo Pedro Fernandez Wows Charreada Audience with Warmth, Charm

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by Vicky Brito RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – Mr. Amigo 2017 Pedro Fernández was greeted with enthusiasm and fanfare Thursday in Brownsville, during a Charreada celebration co-hosted by The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Texas Southmost College. The two higher-education institutions presented the event at the TSC Performing Arts…

American Legion Fundraising for Local High School Juniors

American Legion Fundraising for Local High School Juniors

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by Martha E. Ibarra/LFN In an effort to educate young men about city, county and state government, the La Feria American Legion Post 439 is currently asking for aluminum can donations to help fund a trip to Austin for selected High school juniors. The boys chosen for the June trip…

City Approves Use of Sports Complex for Local Team at Latest Meeting

City Approves Use of Sports Complex for Local Team at Latest Meeting

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by Martha E. Ibarra/LFN The La Feria city commission held meeting on Tuesday, February 27, in the city commission meeting room. Following the usual protocol (invocation, pledge, determination of quorum and the approval of minutes for the previous meeting), the commission went on to discuss an agenda item involving the…