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Shrdlu Cartoons

Shrdlu Cartoons

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Today I happened to find your online edition and saw the cartoons. It’s interesting to me that I learned the word Shrdlu from my father, Sam Gerald. Daddy was the editor (and, I think, part owner) of the La Feria News when those cartoons were used, and I spent many…

Shrdlu the Office Cat – He’s real

Shrdlu the Office Cat – He’s real

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We’ve been asked, quite often whether Shrdlu, our Office Cat is real or just a fictional character. All we can say about that animal is that he is real and we wish he was a fictional character. Shrdlu really is not the blackish, ungainly creature you take him to be,…

Harlingen Medical Center & Texas State Technical College Host Run/Walk & Education Expo To Bring Awareness to Celiac Disease

Harlingen Medical Center & Texas State Technical College Host Run/Walk & Education Expo To Bring Awareness to Celiac Disease

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Harlingen – Have you ever heard of the gluten free diet? Would you like to learn more about the gluten free diet and how it is essential for people with celiac disease? Please join us for the Harlingen Medical Center and Texas State Technical College Celiac Disease Awareness 5k Run…

Harlingen Medical Center Offers Life-Saving Mammogram Screenings During Month of May

Harlingen Medical Center Offers Life-Saving Mammogram Screenings During Month of May

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Harlingen – Every 19 seconds someone in the world is diagnosed with this potentially deadly disease. In the U.S. alone, one in eight women will be diagnosed with it. But, breast cancer is a disease that can be stopped. Harlingen Medical Center is helping the women of the Rio Grande…

A Change is Needed in Leadership

A Change is Needed in Leadership

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Dear La Feria Citizens: Our family has lived in La Feria since 1989, when we moved our young family of 5 to this beautiful community that we fell in love with. We were proud to be called La Ferian’s and Mighty Lions. We love our city and are very concerned…

Help Me Elect Martinez, Garcia, and Garcia

Help Me Elect Martinez, Garcia, and Garcia

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Fellow residents of La Feria: I have lived in La Feria all my life, except for the years served in the Marine Corps. I had the privilege to serve on the City Commission for 21 years. Over the last thirty years that Sunny Philip was City Manager, La Feria grew…

Harlingen Medical Center Seeks Volunteers To Join Healthcare Team

Harlingen Medical Center Seeks Volunteers To Join Healthcare Team

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Harlingen – Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others? To help others? To utilize your skillset and talents? Then, you should contact the Volunteer Services Department at Harlingen Medical Center. The award-winning and nationally recognized hospital is looking for senior adults, and…

Wound Care Specialist Treats Diabetes, And Helps Patients Take Back Their Lives

Wound Care Specialist Treats Diabetes,  And Helps Patients Take Back Their Lives

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Harlingen – Living with diabetes can be a challenge. It can impact your life in ways you never imagined – including impeding your mobility; and, more specifically it can affect your feet. People who suffer from diabetes have been known to develop wounds on their feet – that become difficult…

National Foot Care Awareness Month Observed at Harlingen Medical Center: Diabetic Foot Hygiene, What You Need to Know

National Foot Care Awareness Month Observed at Harlingen Medical Center: Diabetic Foot Hygiene, What You Need to Know

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Harlingen – Diabetes. It affects so many people in the Rio Grande Valley. It can affect your health in so many ways – your kidneys, your heart, your vision, and/or your feet. Most podiatrists will agree that you have to take care of your health when you live with this…

Harlingen Medical Center Receives the 2017 Women’s Choice Award® One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care

Harlingen Medical Center Receives the 2017 Women’s Choice Award® One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care

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Honor recognizes comprehensive care to treat heart disease, nation’s leading cause of death in women Harlingen – Harlingen Medical Center has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that Harlingen…