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State Rep. Longoria to Open District Office in La Feria

State Rep. Longoria to Open District Office in La Feria

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District 35 State Representative Oscar Longoria held a grand opening for his new District Office, located in La Feria, on Monday, October 7 at 5:30 p.m. “We are so pleased that Representative Longoria made the decision to locate in our city. We are very proud to have his office here.”commented…

Election Identification Certificate Mobile Stations in Cameron County from October 7th through October 15th

Election Identification Certificate Mobile Stations in Cameron County from October 7th through October 15th

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The Office of the Texas Secretary of State and the Texas Department of Public Safety in partnership with Cameron County and the Cities of Brownsville, Harlingen & Rio Hondo will offer Election Identification Certificates (EICs) at mobile stations across the county. EICs are available to qualified voters who do not…

City/School Zumba Class Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

City/School Zumba Class Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

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by Katie Johnson  September 15, 2013 marked the 2 year anniversary of the Zumba class that was started by the Partnership of La Feria ISD and the City of La Feria. I want to thank Gloria Casas, Dr. Rivera and Mayor Steve Brewer for helping start this wonderful program and…

A Recreation Center for Everybody

A Recreation Center for Everybody

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Frank Tamez to Head New La Feria Center The City of La Feria is soon to have an incredibly beautiful and versatile Recreation Center with features and facilities for people of all ages. Native son Frank Tamez has been appointed to oversee this recreation and learning center. He describes it…

REFORESTATION SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 19

REFORESTATION SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 19

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The Valley Proud Environmental Council and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service arecelebrating the 22nd anniversary of Rio Reforestation. They are calling for 1,000 volunteers to help restore wildlife habitat by planting 31 species of native seedling trees and shrubs at the Resaca Del Rancho Viejo tract of the Lower…

WE’RE AG-TASTIC!

WE’RE AG-TASTIC!

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The La Feria FFA will be very busy these next couple of months, but it’s not just stock shows!  We are looking forward to parades, fundraisers, community service events, National FFA Week, Ag Olympics, banquets, Texas FFA Convention in June and so much more!   We will be attending the…

Coleman Lion Drawing Returns to La Feria

Coleman Lion Drawing Returns to La Feria

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by Gloria Casas On a lazy Saturday, a couple weeks ago, I decide to spend some time just looking around the shops on Jackson Street in Harlingen. I went in and out of the different shops enjoying myself. I found a place that had homemade dessert, blueberry cobbler with ice…

La Feria Lighted Christmas Parade

La Feria Lighted Christmas Parade

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Saturday, December 14, 2013 5:30 p.m. “Inside Santa’s Workshop” The City of La Feria Events Committee had a lively discussion at their latest organization meeting as they were making plans for the La Feria Christmas Parade set for Saturday, December 14. With great ideas flying all around the room, the…

City Moves to Annex Areas in Special Meeting

City Moves to Annex Areas in Special Meeting

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Kelly Drive, FM 506, Rabb Road & West Business 83 Areas Annexed In a special meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 17, the La Feria City Commission met to vote on the proposed annexation of four areas. The hotly contested annexation plans had drawn record numbers to the public hearings on…

Lighting of the Tree will Open the Holiday Season

Lighting of the Tree will Open the Holiday Season

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Thursday, November 14 • 5:30 p.m. The 2013 La Feria lighting of the Tree will be held Thursday, November 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the corner of Main Street and Commercial Avenue, near city hall. There will be live music and dance groups, goody bags for the kids and a…