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RGVTourism.com Topic at La Feria Chamber Meeting

RGVTourism.com Topic at   La Feria Chamber Meeting

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RGV Tourism Director Nydia O. Tapia-Gonzales spoke to members of the La Feria Chamber of Commerce at their meeting Monday, September 9. Nydia explained the advantages of partnering with her organization to promote La Feria as part of the region known as South Texas. RGV Tourism is made up of…

TEA Awards Perfect Score to La Feria School District Business Manager

TEA Awards Perfect Score to La Feria School District Business Manager

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Trustees Hear Presentation for Nov. 5 TRE Election La Feria ISD School Board Trustees recognized Business Manager Ramon Mendoza at the Sept. 9 school board meeting for his accomplishment of receiving a “perfect score” on the 2013 FIRST Rating from the Texas Education Agency. The purpose of the financial accountability…

Pre-Game College Fair Planned for Sept. 20

Pre-Game College Fair Planned for Sept. 20

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La Feria High School is planning to have a Pre-Game College Event Fair on Friday, September 20th, 2013 at La Feria High School Football Stadium from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The district is asking universities/organizations to come out to speak to our families in the community about their programs.…

Residents Voice Concerns Over Annexation

Residents Voice Concerns Over Annexation

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The City of La Feria City Commission held its regular meeting Tuesday, August 27th at 6:30 pm  to an even larger contingency of residents in attendance. Like the City Commission meeting held on August 13th, the specific agenda items of interest for this particular meeting included public hearings for areas…

Betty’s Health Club Opens in La Feria

Betty’s Health Club Opens in La Feria

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Betty’s Health Club held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting on Monday, August 26 at 10:30 a.m. The new fitness club is located at 121 West Commercial Ave in La Feria and Offers Zumba classes on Monday and Wednesday, Aerobics on Tuesdays and Thursday and Weight Training on Fridays. Give them…

La Feria Board to Seek Taxpayers Approval for TRE Election

La Feria Board to Seek Taxpayers  Approval for TRE Election

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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…