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Library Launches “Meet the Author” Series

Library Launches “Meet the Author” Series

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Book-signing for Local Award-winning Author La Feria’s Bailey H Dunlap Memorial Library is launching an ambitious book-signing series to help promote literacy for our citizens. The program is called “Meet the Author” and features monthly book-signing events with the writers present at the library. This gives people the opportunity to…

La Feria ISD’s New Superintendent Honored

La Feria ISD’s New Superintendent Honored

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“We Serve One Community” The La Feria City Commission honored La Feria ISD’s new superintendent Mrs. Cathy Lee Hernandez by presenting her to the community during its recent monthly meeting. Mayor Olga Maldonado spoke on behalf of the city commission welcoming Mrs Hernandez, and recognizing her as La Feria ISD’S…

A Secret Garden in the Heart of Weslaco

A Secret Garden in the Heart of Weslaco

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A Valley Nature Center with a Mission Set in the midst of Weslaco, lies a six acre Nature Park that has been dedicated to provide knowledge and understanding to the children and adults of the Lower Rio Grande Valley’s unique natural communities of plants, bugs, birds and animals. This impressive…

Student Council Installation at Sam Houston Elementary

Student Council Installation at Sam Houston Elementary

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Judge Mike Trejo Conducts Ceremony The students at Sam Houston Elementary School got a real lesson in civics last month and learned how government business is handled because Judge Mike Trejo conducted the installation of the 2017-2018 Student Council. The program is very popular with the kids and has been…

USIBWC Forum Updates Binational Efforts to Assure Treaty Compliance

USIBWC Forum Updates Binational Efforts to Assure Treaty Compliance

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The November meeting of the Lower Rio Grande Citizens Forum was a progress report on the status of efforts being made by responsible government agencies on both sides of the Rio Grande to comply with requirements of the 1944 Water Treaty, to which both Mexico and the United States are…

Birding Festival Attracts Record Crowds

Birding Festival Attracts Record Crowds

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You too can discover one of life’s simple pleasures The thrill of discovering a rare bird in its natural habitat is attracting more and more enthusiastic birders to the Valley every year. For birders, it’s akin to discovering a new planet in the universe or scaling Mount Everest. Hundreds of…

Chamber of Commerce Promotes Small Business

Chamber of Commerce Promotes Small Business

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First EXPO a huge success The La Feria Chamber of Commerce sponsored its first Small Business EXPO last Saturday in downtown La Feria. It was billed as an annual event, but the response and support by local businesses and city leaders has already got the ball rolling for a repeat…

Our Winter Visitors Are On the Way

Our Winter Visitors Are On the Way

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And, are we Glad! It’s that time again. Have you noticed the influx of cars bearing out-of-state license plates? The annual trek to the Valley is in earnest, and are we glad. La Feria has had a long-time love affair with our winter Texans who prefer to spend their winters…

Job Fair Connects Prospective Employers with Job Seekers

Job Fair Connects Prospective Employers with Job Seekers

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“United Methodists host annual event” The door to job opportunities opened for upwards of 350 local job seekers during the recent Job Fair sponsored by the United Methodist Church of La Feria. This is the fourth time the church has hosted the event and “we were very pleased with the…

Cricket Wireless Brings Expanded Services

Cricket Wireless Brings Expanded Services

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Prescilla Saldivar named Store Manager The grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony held for Cricket Wireless at their remodeled and up-graded business location on north Main street gave the city an opportunity to meet and greet the new ownership and management people. The event was sponsored and supervised by the La…

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