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Harlingen Christian Academy Challenges Local Businesses

Harlingen Christian Academy Challenges Local Businesses

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The Harlingen Christian Academy recently challenged local businesses – including the LongHorn Steakhouse in Harlingen – to collect enough food to feed 100 families for Thanksgiving through the “Challenge 100.” Restaurant employees and other volunteers recently gathered at the Academy to assemble 100 Thanksgiving packages for families in need –…

Lil’ Miss Winter Wonderland Crowned

Lil’ Miss Winter  Wonderland Crowned

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2013 Tiny & Lil’ Miss Winter Wonderland Competition Tiny Miss Winter Wonderland Eva Garcia Tiny Miss 1st Runner Up Kaitlyn Bella Carvajal Tiny Miss 2nd Runner Up Ariel Nicole Dove Lil’ Mr. Winter Wonderland Riley Preston Lil’ Miss Winter Wonderland Emily Marie Garza Lil’ Miss 1st Runner Up Stephanie Mariah…

Main Street Lit Up with Parade Lights – Christmas Parade Winners

Main Street Lit Up with Parade Lights – Christmas Parade Winners

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The skies cleared by mid-day, revealing a lovely cool evening for a parade last Saturday, December 14. The 15th Annual City of La Feria Lighted Parade was bright with Christmas lights and included lots of dancing and singing for parade watchers lining the street. Large participation from the La Feria…

La Feria Lions Club Seeking Members

La Feria Lions Club Seeking Members

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Most people have no idea what Lions Clubs do or why you might want to become a Lion. Even those who do know that Lions help with sight problems, have no idea what else Lions do. Lions clubs raise money with a variety of community events, like a “Turkey Shoot”,…

OPERATION BISHOP RAIDS SANTA MARIA EIGHT-LINER ESTABLISHMENT

OPERATION BISHOP RAIDS SANTA MARIA EIGHT-LINER ESTABLISHMENT

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Operation Bishop investigators raided an underground eight-liner establishment in Santa Maria Monday night that utilized a hidden entrance and escape route for its patrons. The establishment, located on Hwy 281 about 1.5 miles west of the FM 506 intersection, paid illegal amounts of cash to its patrons. Upon consent to…

City Events Planning Committee BBQ Hot, Even in the Cold

City Events Planning Committee BBQ Hot, Even in the Cold

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The weather was frighteningly cold, but La Feria residents still came out to pick up their finger-licking good Chicken BBQ plate on Saturday, December 7 to support the area Food Bank. The event was organized by the City Events Planning Committee and the food was prepared by the Bass Blvd.…

Decorating Contest Winners Bring Christmas Magic to the Streets of La Feria

Decorating Contest Winners Bring  Christmas Magic to the Streets of La Feria

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The holidays are special in the City of La Feria and residents and business people have outdone themselves to create the spirit of the season around town. Families are encouraged to drive around the city to see the seasonal displays that have been created for everyone’s enjoyment. On your tour…

Valley Native Speaks to Local Schools

Valley Native Speaks to Local Schools

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The United States Naval Academy in lovely Annapolis, MD offers young men and women a moral, mental, and physical challenge unlike any other university. The rigors of the Naval Academy encompass everything from academics to fitness and provide numerous opportunities for those willing to accept the challenge. Aside from commissioning…

Excessive Speed Factor in Neighborhood Vehicle Accident

Excessive Speed Factor in  Neighborhood Vehicle Accident

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The driver of a red truck was sited for failure to control speed and improper passing after he hit another vehicle and careened through a wrought iron fence and brick sign on the corner of the Buena Vida Apartments on Canal Street according to investigating La Feria Patrolman Utley. An…

Open Letter to the Voters from Mayor Pro-Tem Lori Weaver

Open Letter to the Voters from Mayor Pro-Tem Lori Weaver

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La Feria Voters To Pick New Mayor Jan. 25 Open Letter from Mayor Pro-Tem Lori Weaver for your consideration for Mayor I am running for the position of Mayor for the City of La Feria and I am seeking your help to get elected to this most respectful position in La…