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We’ve Been Overhauled!

We’ve Been Overhauled!

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I want to tell everyone what a “GREAT” shop Robert Jimenez runs @ 3 1/2 miles south of La Feria on FM 506. (956)-536-3194. We took our 2002 GMC Yukon to him for some body and trim work. He said it would take two days. When I called him on…

Prescription Drug Misuse Town Hall

Prescription Drug Misuse Town Hall

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Prescription medication misuse is the leading cause of death from drug overdosing. Prescription medication misuse is known as taking a medication that is not prescribed, is prescribed to someone else, or taking the prescribed medication to get a recreational “high” feeling from its effects – even if its prescribed to…

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…

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…

THANK YOU City of La Feria!

THANK YOU City of La Feria!

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To all my customers and friends in La Feria and the surrounding communities, I wish to say “thank you”. I relocated to the RGV after almost 23 years of service with the State Farm in Bloomington, IL., Winter Haven, FL. and Austin, Tx. I had only been to the Valley…

Politics in Cameron County is Still a Cauldron

Politics in Cameron County is Still a Cauldron

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After reading Harlingen and Brownsville blogs for the past years, I began looking at my old Cameron County Good Government League files from the 80’s. Politics in Cameron County is still a cauldron, that black kettle bubbling with a toxic brew of self serving dollars. In the kettle, are many…

OLLU and La Feria

OLLU and La Feria

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Dear Editor, Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) held a ground breaking ceremony for our new Rio Grande Valley campus housed in the La Feria Technology and Success Center on Sept. 30. The state-of-the-art educational facility was created through a partnership with the City of La Feria and the…

In Response to Ms. Klowetter’s Letter

In Response to Ms. Klowetter’s Letter

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Dear Editor, I would like to respond to Ms. Klowetter’s October 5, 2016 Letter to the Editor. This response is from myself as a La Feria resident and not from my capacity as a current City of La Feria Commissioner. I’ve lived in the RGV for nearly half my life…

What’s really going on in the fair city of La Feria?

What’s really going on in the fair city of La Feria?

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Dear Editor, What’s really going on in the fair city of La Feria? As a tax-paying citizen of this community for the last twenty-four years I’d really like to know! And, I’m sure I’m not the only one who would… Let’s take a look at the facts: Long-time chief of…

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