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Harvey is History

Harvey is History

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All Eyes Now on September The message from the National Weather Service is that now is not the time to drop your guard. Cat 4 Hurricane Harvey did historic, catastrophic damage to the Texas coast—we missed the bullet this time. But, beware—the hurricane season runs until November, and September is…

FIRE – Your Best Friend or Worst Enemy

FIRE – Your Best Friend or Worst Enemy

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Preparing for the Unthinkable Throughout the history of mankind, fire has been a comforting friend or a formidable foe. From the welcome flames of our backyard Bar B Que on the fourth of July to the uncontrollable conflagrations ravaging huge forests and woods–these realities of the nature of fire, dictate…

Humane Society of Harlingen

Humane Society of Harlingen

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Put Some Love into your Life Director Kim Warunek points with justifiable pride to the work of the Harlingen Humane Society, and especially the Spay and Neuter Clinic operated by the Society during the past seven years. Warunek is the Executive Director who oversees the operation of this urgently needed…

Dog Days of Summer are Here

Dog Days of Summer are Here

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“Texas Weather is Ruff on “hosses and wemmin” That is what an early pioneer Texas pioneer wrote to his friends back East—“This Texas weather is ruff on ‘hosses and wemmin’”—Well, he was right, but, the rough weather goes beyond those sufferers to include about everybody. How is it going for…

Girl’s Chess Camp Held in La Feria

Girl’s Chess Camp Held in La Feria

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61 Players participate One could say that girl’s chess is alive and well in the Rio Grande Valley as evidenced by the support for the 1st Annual Queens of the RGV Invitational Chess Camp held at Sam Houston Elementary School in La Feria. The week-long event July 10-14, 2017. It…

Citizens Forum Hears Reports on River Security and Water Conservation

Citizens Forum Hears Reports on River Security and Water Conservation

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“Rio Grande Valley now focal point of Border Patrol Operations The shifting trends in border security and law enforcement on the border by the U.S. Border Patrol and water conservation efforts by the United States International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC) were the two top concerns of the speakers at…

La Feria Chamber Hosts QuickBooks Seminar

La Feria Chamber Hosts QuickBooks Seminar

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Any businessman will tell you that the job isn’t done until all the paper work is complete and accurate. The challenge of choosing a low-cost, simple and efficient online accounting system was answered for many local businessmen at last week’s day-long QuickBooks Online seminar sponsored by the La Feria Chamber…

Gastroenterologist Explains Latest Advances in Treating Celiac Disease

Gastroenterologist Explains Latest Advances in Treating Celiac Disease

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Renowned Gastroenterologist, Jason Phillips, M.D. conducted a seminar last month in which he outlined the latest advancements in treatment available to those suffering from a disease that is rampant not only in South Texas, but worldwide. The disease is known as Celiac Disease. The doctor is much sought-after because of…

Texan Credit Corporation Comes to La Feria

Texan Credit Corporation Comes to La Feria

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Everywhere you look, new businesses are coming to La Feria and bringing needed services to our citizens. The Chamber of Commerce and city administration joined in welcoming these new ventures in town. The Texan Credit Corporation is a new expanded- services credit service added to the business community located at…

Job Fair Connects Prospective Employers with Job Seekers

Job Fair Connects Prospective Employers with Job Seekers

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Chamber of Commerce sponsors annual event The door to job opportunities opened for upwards of 88 local job seekers during the recent Job Fair sponsored by the La Feria Chamber of Commerce. The day-long event took place June 10th at the La Feria Recreation Center on Pablo Maples street. “It…