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La Feria Events Committee Continues Plans for Centennial Celebration in Conjunction with the 2015 Fiesta de La Feria

La Feria Events Committee Continues Plans for Centennial Celebration in Conjunction with the 2015 Fiesta de La Feria

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Early Highlights Include Expanded Two Day Event The City of La Feria will celebrate its’ 100th Birthday next year during the Fiesta de La Feria February 27-28, 2015. The Events Committee is planning a special event to recognize the colorful history and culture of the community. The group is ramping…

Annual Tree Lighting Celebration a Shining Success

Annual Tree Lighting Celebration a Shining Success

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Despite the cold weather, the annual Lighting of the Tree Celebration in La Feria went on as planned on the evening of November 13, 2014 There were performances by students from Sam Houston Elementary, David G. Sanchez Elementary, C.E. Vail Elementary, and Noemi Dominguez Elementary. There were also performances from…

Holiday Spirit Arrives in La Feria

Holiday Spirit Arrives in La Feria

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Evidence that Christmas is just around the corner can be found all along Main Street Each year during the Holiday Season, La Feria area schools create large wooden Christmas cards that are displayed on the lawn at the City Hall Complex.  The cards are then judged by a select local…

La Feria’s 8th Annual Winter Festival Scheduled for Saturday, December 13th

La Feria’s 8th Annual Winter Festival Scheduled for Saturday, December 13th

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6:00 pm – 9:00 pm • La Feria High School Parking Lot On Saturday, December 13, 2014 join the community of La Feria for the 8th Annual Winter Festival and the 16th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade. The parade’s route will be along Main Street from Central Avenue to Ninth Street…

LFISD Welcomes New Board Members

LFISD Welcomes New Board Members

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During their last regular meeting held on Monday, November 10, the La Feria Independent School Board swore in the newest board members elected during the November 4 General Elections – Lisa Ayala Montalvo (Place 4), Javier Loredo (Place 5),  Katie Johnson (Place 6) and school board President Juan Briones (Place…

Veterans Treated to Free Lunch at Texas Roadhouse

Veterans Treated to Free Lunch at Texas Roadhouse

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Texas Roadhouse again invited veterans and active members of U.S. military across the country to enjoy a free lunch on Monday, November 11. Every Texas Roadhouse location across the country participated in the free lunch event to honor the men and women of our armed forces. In celebration of Veterans…

Abbott Names Valley Judge as His Pick for Secretary of State

Abbott Names Valley Judge as His Pick for Secretary of State

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AUSTIN –Attorney General Greg Abbott, who takes office in January, said in the Rio Grande Valley Tuesday he will name Cameron County Judge Carlos Cascos as his secretary of state, a television station reported. Cameron County Commissioner David Garza told KGBT Action 4 News that Cascos will serve as county…

Cobarrubias and Students Honored at School Board Meeting

Cobarrubias and Students Honored at School Board Meeting

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A reception was held on Monday, November 10 at the regular scheduled board meeting to honor Pancho Cobarrubias, Board Trustee, for his service to the La Feria Independent School District. Mr. Cobarrubias has served on the Board for 16 years. Mr. Cobarrubias has been a champion for student success throughout…

First United Methodist Church of La Feria Celebrates 100 Years

First United Methodist Church of La Feria Celebrates 100 Years

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Public Invited to Special Centennial Service LA FERIA – To celebrate 100 years in La Feria, First United Methodist Church of La Feria will hold a combined worship service Sunday, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. with Rio Texas Bishop James Dorff giving the sermon. The public is not only welcome…

New Diabetes Research Institute is Great News for Entire Valley

New Diabetes Research Institute is Great News for Entire Valley

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The recent announcement of the formation of the new University of Texas Rio Grande Valley South Texas Diabetes and Obesity Institute is great news for the entire Valley and for our families. While great efforts have been made over the past 40 years to educate the public about diabetes, a…