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Cleaning Up the Streets

Cleaning Up the Streets

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Since 2009 Annual La Feria Trash Bash Continues to Thrive with Strong Community Participation For the sixth year, the city of La Feria continued the tradition of beautifying the downtown area with this year’s Trash Bash, held Saturday, April 11, 2015. 265 volunteers participated this year, collecting a total of…

Texas Folklife Announces the 2015 Big Squeeze Accordion Contest Finalist

Texas Folklife Announces the 2015 Big Squeeze Accordion Contest Finalist

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Free Concert and Playoffs to be held at the Bullock Museum on Saturday, April 25 Three Grand Prize Winners will be selected in each category: Polka, Cajun Zydeco, and Conjunto Austin, Texas – The judges’ decisions are in! Texas Folklife is pleased to announce the names of the finalists for…

Cameron County Clerk’s Office Hosts La Feria Community Outreach Day

Cameron County Clerk’s Office Hosts La Feria Community Outreach Day

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Cameron County clerk Sylvia Garza-Perez hosted La Feria Community Day at 108 S. Main Street (The Chaparral Building) from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, April 8th. Representatives from the Cameron County Clerk’s Office, Justice of the Peace Mike Trejo’s office, the Cameron County Health Department, Cameron County Veterans Services…

LFIDC Small Business Loan Helps Valley Liftman Expand

LFIDC Small Business Loan Helps Valley Liftman Expand

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Since 2001, Valley Liftman Equipment Services offers equipment sales, service and parts to the Rio Grande Valley. Valley Liftman Equipment Services is owned/operated by Jose Morales. The business specializes in service and repair of lifts and is located at 1929 W. Expressway 83, La Feria, TX 78559. The company business…

Car Show Presents Annual Donations to Food Bank

Car Show Presents Annual Donations to Food Bank

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As is now customary at each year’s FIESTA DE LA FERIA, car owners and exhibitors collected money and food donations at their booth to benefit La Feria’s Food Bank. This year Alvaro Sauceda, FIESTA DE LA FERIA car show volunteer, presented a check for $250 and boxes of canned good…

Project HOPES Hosts Literacy Event at Library

Project HOPES Hosts Literacy Event at Library

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LA FERIA – The BCFS Harlingen Family Services Center’s Project HOPES program hosted a literacy event for local children and families at La Feria Public Library to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s 111th birthday. Over 50 children attended, and each took home a Dr. Seuss book courtesy of the BCFS Harlingen Family…

Dinosaurs are Back at the Gladys Porter Zoo

Dinosaurs are Back at the Gladys Porter Zoo

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BROWNSVILLE, TX- Once again, dinosaurs are roaming at the Gladys Porter Zoo, but this time, a whole new cast is in town. Be prepared to witness the return of these fascinating creatures. Dinosaur Expedition is now open to the public until Sunday, July 5th. Due to the great success of…

19th Annual Adrian Dominguez Scholarship Race/Walk/Dash Scheduled for Sat. April 4

19th Annual Adrian Dominguez Scholarship Race/Walk/Dash Scheduled for Sat. April 4

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5K Race, 1 Mile Walk and 1 Mile Kids Dash proceeds benefit scholarship fund for LFHS students Now in its nineteenth year, the Adrian Dominguez Scholarship Race/Walk/Dash returns to La Feria this Saturday, April 4 at the Veteran Memorial Park Sports Complex. Creative race outfits are welcome for the fun…

City Commission Terminates Longtime Contract with Tax Collector Services

City Commission Terminates Longtime Contract with Tax Collector Services

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Request Review of All Vendor Contracts & Inter-local Agreements by Mary Beth Wright, LFN Editor La Feria City Commissioners were split in their decision to terminate a long standing contract for tax collection services at a recent meeting held at the end of February. John Guevara, representing Linebarger, Goggan Blair…

Congratulations to Our EASTER COLORING CONTEST Winners!

Congratulations to Our EASTER COLORING CONTEST Winners!

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Sponsored by La Feria News Award Baskets from  1st Place 4-5 years old Nora Morua PK4 Sam Houston  1st Place 6-7 years old Abigail Guerrero David G. Sanchez Elementary 1st Place 8-9 years old Beanka Galan C.E. Vail Elementary…