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La Feria Commission Awards Contract for Fire Station Expansion and Substation

La Feria Commission Awards Contract for Fire Station Expansion and Substation

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The La Feria City Commission held its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 9th at 6:30 pm. On the agenda for the evening was a review of bids from contractors for the La Feria Fire Station Expansion and Substation, with the contract going to the lowest, most qualified bidder. The Commission…

Dominguez Family Honored for Community Service

Dominguez Family Honored for Community Service

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Proceeds from the Dominguez Run/Walks have funded 54 local scholarships For more than 17 years, the Dominguez Family has hosted the Adrian Dominguez Memorial 5K Run/Walk in La Feria to celebrate the life of Adrian who was a student at La Feria High School when he passed. Race proceeds have…

La Feria Decides on New Superintendent

La Feria Decides on New Superintendent

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Board Selects Rey Villarreal of Laredo ISD as Lone Finalist by MBWright, LFN Editor After months of applicants, meetings and negotiations, the La Feria ISD School Board selected Raymundo (Rey) P. Villarreal, Jr. as lone finalist for the position of Superintendent of Schools for the district in a special meeting…

Operation Bishop Cites Patrons at Brownsville Arcade, Community Assists with Raids

Operation Bishop Cites Patrons at Brownsville Arcade, Community Assists with Raids

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Operation Bishop paid an impromptu visit to a Brownsville arcade Tuesday located in a building with a fake storefront and citing more than 20 patrons. The hot, smoky and poorly-ventilated building, located at 1050 Mackintosh Drive, Suite 5, had 55 machines. Patron citations are a class C misdemeanor with a…

Mercedes Lions Club Names Melvin Jones Fellow

Mercedes Lions Club Names Melvin Jones Fellow

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The Mercedes Lions Club recognized member Lindley Lentz with the distinction of being a Melvin Jones Fellow. He was honored at the club’s Installation Banquet with a plaque and a pin. The Melvin Jones award, named after the founder of Lions Clubs International, is given in recognition of contributions made…

Smokin’ Good Time at La Feria Celebration!

Smokin’ Good Time at La Feria Celebration!

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Large Crowd Endures Scorching Temps to Enjoy Patriotic Event with Music, Games, Barbecue and Fireworks The City of La Feria opened their doors Saturday, June 28 to host a “smokin’ hot’ event to celebrate Independence Day a few days early. The heat was turned up with mid-afternoon temperatures hovering around…

La Feria man wins $10,000 on cable TV’s “Donut Showdown”

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Video courtesy of KGBT Action 4 News on YouTube

Grand Opening Marks Arrival of Sun Loan Company to La Feria

Grand Opening Marks Arrival of  Sun Loan Company to La Feria

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City Officials and Dignitaries attend Celebration La Feria Mayor Steve Brewer, Judge Mike Trejo, along with many of their staff members joined an enthusiastic crowd of well-wishers to welcome the Sun Loan Company to La Feria. The mayor said, “We are happy to have this new business in downtown La…

La Feria Represented at BOYS STATE

La Feria Represented at BOYS STATE

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Story and photos submitted by Cindy Hinojosa Five young men from La Feria High School recently had the incredible opportunity to attend Texas Boys State in Austin, Texas. Boys State is made up of almost 1000 young men who have just completed their junior year of high school. They are…

FSA County Committee Nomination Period Began June 17

FSA County Committee Nomination Period Began June 17

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County Executive Director Cristobal Perez with the USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Cameron County, announced that county committee election nominations began on June 17, 2013. Farmers, ranchers and landowners are encouraged to nominate candidates to serve on their local FSA county committee by the August 1, 2013 deadline. Elected…