Home » Archives by category » News » Local (Page 77)

La Feria Board to Seek Taxpayers Approval for TRE Election

La Feria Board to Seek Taxpayers  Approval for TRE Election

Share This Post

Google1

Same Tax Rate will Generate Additional $2 Million The La Feria Independent School District is proposing a tax rate of $1.299 per $100 valuation, minutely under last year’s rate. However, the School Board is required to call a Tax Ratification Election for November 5 because they are asking to change…

VIP La Feria RV Park Receives Park of the Year Award

VIP La Feria RV Park Receives Park of the Year Award

Share This Post

Google1

The Texas Recreational Vehicle Association (TRVA) held its annual convention August 9-12 in Austin. One phase of the convention is honoring the outstanding RV parks. Each RV park (resort) is encouraged to enter their park by submitting in advance an entry that covers customer service and reviews, excellence in operations,…

Our Lady of the Lake University Opens Valley’s First Catholic Private College

Our Lady of the Lake University Opens Valley’s First Catholic Private College

Share This Post

Google1

Hundreds of Valley residents and visitors converged on the former campus of Sam Houston Elementary in La Feria on Sunday, August 18th, to take part in the grand opening of Our Lady of the Lake’s new Rio Grande Valley campus. “We thank La Feria ISD and the city of La…

Proposed Annexation Draws Large Crowd

Proposed Annexation Draws Large Crowd

Share This Post

Google1

The La Feria City Commission held its regular meeting this past Tuesday, August 13th at 6:30 with a standing room only crowd in attendance. Of the several items on the agenda for that evening it was the public hearing for the proposed annexation of four areas that brought residents to…

La Feria Schools Meet State Standard, Garner Distinctions

La Feria Schools Meet State Standard, Garner Distinctions

Share This Post

Google1

Principals from all the La Feria Independent School District schools received certificates for meeting State Standard requirements during the last school year. Photo: Cayetano Garza Jr./LFN La Feria High School received two distinctions from the state for Academic Achievement in Reading and Math, W.B. Green Jr. High received a distinction…

La Feria Students Register for School

La Feria Students Register for School

Share This Post

Google1

Jazmin and her mom, Nelda Briones sign up for fifth grade classes at Noemi Dominguez Elementary in La Feria. Paraprofessional Jessica Camacho (right)explains the bus and pick-up areas at Jazmin’s new campus. Nelda is now running the front office at the La Feria News. Photo: MBriones/LFN…

Harlingen “Shake Away” Lymphoma ZumbaThon Raises $4,173 for Cancer Research

Harlingen “Shake Away” Lymphoma ZumbaThon Raises $4,173 for Cancer Research

Share This Post

Google1

Community groups and businesses come together to support cancer research in a one-day Zumbathon at Harlingen High School The “Shake Away” Lymphoma ZumbaThon fundraiser was held at Harlingen High School on July 13, 2013, to raise funds to support the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Dr. Felipe Samaniego’s Lymphoma Clinical…

University Life Comes to La Feria

University Life Comes to La Feria

Share This Post

Google1

OLLU Ribbon-cutting and Blessing of the New Facility Set for Sunday, August 18, 3 p.m. The new Our Lady of the Lake University site in La Feria will be open for fall classes and the community is invited to the grand opening ceremonies. Our Lady of the Lake University President…

Tristan Hinojosa Attends Texas Lions Camp Thanks to Sponsorship by the Mercedes Lions Club

Tristan Hinojosa Attends Texas Lions Camp Thanks to Sponsorship by the Mercedes Lions Club

Share This Post

Google1

Tristan Hinojosa was a guest at the Mercedes Lions Club in July after attending the Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, TX. Tristan’s spirited report of the week made it easy for the Lions Club members to see how he had received an award as the “Most Enthusiastic Camper.” Also attending…

SPI Fall Concert Series on the Bay to Feature 18 Free Outdoor Concerts

SPI Fall Concert Series on the Bay to Feature 18 Free Outdoor Concerts

Share This Post

Google1

South Padre Island, Texas — The City of South Padre Island is getting ready for a fall season of music overlooking the Laguna Madre bay. The SPI Fall Concert Series on the Bay will offer 18 FREE outdoor concerts every Friday and Saturday night from September 6 through November 9…