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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…

About the Bond Issue

About the Bond Issue

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To the citizens of La Feria, Thank You for coming out on May 7th and making your voices heard loud and clear. Above all, Thank You for exercising your right to choose, your right to Vote. To say that one side won and the other lost is not what this…

So what now?

So what now?

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So what now? The proposed bond issue to renovate C.E. Vail has failed to win community support by a large margin. Does this mean the community no longer supports the La Feria schools and the kids who attend them? I certainly hope not. I am going to surmise the Legislature…

Demanding Transparency and a Better Financial Plan

Demanding Transparency and a Better Financial Plan

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Letter to the editor: As we approach the LFISD bond election on May 7, 2016, here are a few reasons why we are vehemently opposing the current $14 Million dollar proposition. We are NOT against any and all bond requests. What we are against is the lack of transparency and…

School Bond Issue

School Bond Issue

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Editor’s Note: This letter to the editor originally ran in February 2016 Dear School Board Members: I finally figured out the sneaky math manipulation done by the leadership to give the impression of a lower tax increase, if the bond passes on May 7, 2016. The leadership stated publicly, on…

Turn Signal Neglect a Serious Safety Issue

Turn Signal Neglect a Serious Safety Issue

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Drivers failing to use their blinker more dangerous than distracted drivers by Cayetano Garza Jr./LFN It never fails. Not a day goes by that I don’t encounter a driver on the road failing to use their turning signal and it is infuriating! “Remember to signal your intentions to the other…

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