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1st Annual Fluffy Friends Pet Show set at Independence Day Celebration

1st Annual Fluffy Friends Pet Show set at Independence Day Celebration

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The City of La Feria will present the 1st Annual Fluffy Friends Pet Show during the Independence Day Celebration to be held Saturday, June 29, 2013. The annual event will be held at the Veterans Memorial Sports Complex located on Pancho Maples Drive in La Feria. There will be a…

Fallen Soldiers Remembered

Fallen Soldiers Remembered

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The sunny skies gave way to large non-threatening cloud cover for the Memorial Day Ceremony held at 11 a.m. on the lawn of the American Legion Post #439 in La Feria last Monday. The service began with the National Anthem, sung by Vietnam Veteran Art Zuniga followed by Taps, played…

Valley International Airport Receives Perfect Safety Rating from Federal Aviation Administration

Valley International Airport Receives Perfect Safety Rating from Federal Aviation Administration

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2013 marks second consecutive year for VIA to receive flawless marks For the second consecutive year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a perfect safety score to Valley International Airport (VIA) for its latest Part 139 annual FAA inspection. During the annual inspection various aspects of VIA’s operations were…

Life-Long Friends Celebrate Birthdays Together

Life-Long Friends Celebrate Birthdays Together

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“A Century of Memories Shared” When Magdalena Zavaleta and Fidela Gavito Trevino decided to celebrate their birthdays together, it was not going to be any ordinary event. You see, Magdalena completed 100 years of life this month– her friend, Fidela, just a mere 95 years of age. “Tia Lala”, as…

Commission Continues Condemnation Clean-up

Commission Continues Condemnation Clean-up

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In a continued pursuit to beautify the community, La Feria commissioners approved the condemnation of four more properties that have been left in dilapidated conditions for many years. Irene A. Szedlmayer. Planning and Community Development Director for La Feria presented a slide show of the properties that her office has…

What Do You Like About La Feria?

What Do You Like About La Feria?

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CPAT Community Meeting Explores the Good, the Bad and the Ugly by Mary Beth Wright, LFN Editor The community of La Feria is well-known for being a friendly, clean town with a good school system and city administration, but as with all things; there is always room for improvement. A…

La Feria Lion Cheerleaders to Hold 37th Annual Mini-Camp

La Feria Lion Cheerleaders to Hold 37th Annual Mini-Camp

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The La Feria High School Cheerleaders will be sponsoring the 37th Annual Cheerleading Mini-Camp from Monday, June 10 through Friday, June 14, 2013. The little cheerleaders will attend the Mini-Camp daily from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the La Feria High School Main Gym. The cost per child is…

Deadline for Superintendent Applications May 28

Deadline for Superintendent Applications May 28

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Board Will Review Applications June 3 La Feria School Board Trustees approved a long list of qualifications and characteristics they would like to see in their next superintendent. The action was taken at the last meeting of the board held Thursday, May 9. The board approved a document noting their…

La Feria Schools on ‘High-Alert” as Authorities Search for Illegals

La Feria Schools on  ‘High-Alert” as Authorities Search for Illegals

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A routine traffic stop for an expired sticker by La Feria police turned into a muddy situation fast after eight people stuffed into a 4-door blue Jeep Cherokee fled from police. The occupants, who turned out to be illegals, were chased by officers westbound on Dodd Lane and then they…

2013 La Feria High School Valedictorian & Salutatorian Honored

2013 La Feria High School  Valedictorian & Salutatorian Honored

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The La Feria School Board Trustees honored the 2013 Class Top Grads, out of a class of 215, at a recent board meeting.…