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Two New Officers Sworn In to LFPD

Two New Officers Sworn In to LFPD

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In a short ceremony preceding a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 23rd the La Feria Police Department gained two new officers. La Feria Police Chief Donato Garcia swore in new officers Jesus Rodriguez and Frank Sanchez, both recent graduates of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Police Academy’s Mission campus.…

Blood Drive: Be a Super DQ Hero This Weekend!

Blood Drive: Be a Super DQ Hero This Weekend!

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Chill out with Dairy Queen this weekend at the following area Dairy Queens and save a life! Donate blood and receive a free T-shirt and DQ treat!…

More Family Fun at La Feria’s Aquatic Center

More Family Fun at La Feria’s Aquatic Center

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Just in time for Summer, the LA FERIA AQUATIC CENTER has been upgraded with extensive renovations and additions. And according to the Center Director, Jessette Aleman, this will mean more fun, convenience and safety for swimmers using the pool. The center has organized several popular programs for all ages and…

I-69 MAKES HISTORY IN RIO GRANDE VALLEY AS SOUTH TEXAS’ FIRST INTERSTATE HIGHWAY

I-69 MAKES HISTORY IN RIO GRANDE VALLEY AS SOUTH TEXAS’ FIRST INTERSTATE HIGHWAY

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Designation of 67 new I-69 interstate miles signals economic growth, mobility,  international trade in booming South Texas region AUSTIN — In an effort to enhance mobility and attract international commerce to the growing Rio Grande Valley, the Texas Department of Transportation with approval from the Texas Transportation Commission today officially…

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…