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CONGRATULATIONS FROM LFISD

CONGRATULATIONS FROM LFISD

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Dear Mary Beth and Don Wright, On behalf of La Feria Independent School District, I congratulate the La Feria News on its 90th anniversary. This is an enormous accomplishment, and our district offers wishes for continued success. La Feria Indepenent School District is thankful for all of the coverage given…

“This and That”

“This and That”

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OPEN LETTER FROM FORMER LA FERIA NEWS COLUMNIST ANNA BERNICE It is the season for reconnecting and updating with friends and family. While some people can be happy looking back over their memories, I am one who is saddened by this reminiscing. I miss the ability to do things on…

Ten-Ten Grocery – “a small story, about a small store, in a small town, went all over the world”

Ten-Ten Grocery – “a small story, about a small store, in a small town, went all over the world”

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Hello to the La Feria News! On August 31, I shut the door to my store –Ten-Ten Grocery- in Mercedes after 45 years of ownership. Your paper ran a nice story about my store on September 11 written by Mr. William Keltner. It was a real news event all over…

Tribute to Mom and Dad

Tribute to Mom and Dad

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Dear editor, I remember as an 11-year-old, seventh grader I was on the verge of exploring a new horizon, junior high. As an adolescent, time seemed to pass so slowly, patience was never a virtue of the young. I was mature for my age and I was beginning to change…

God Bless Our Teachers

God Bless Our Teachers

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Dear Editor, Have you ever had one of those dreams that keeps running around in your head? It’s the same dream that has woken you up in the middle of the night for several nights, but the dream has remained elusive, and your conscious mind couldn’t remember what it was.…

Helping the Children in Our Community

Helping the Children in Our Community

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Dear Editor, My name is Harold Daily and I am pastor at First United Methodist Church in La Feria. Last September we lead a community effort to help the children of the David G. Sanchez Elementary School. Over 60 people gathered to plant donated trees to shade the children’s playground…

From here to there

From here to there

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Our memorable timeline leading to senior greatness by Sarah Torres It’s that time again where seniors are signing their yearbooks, saying their last goodbyes, participating in their last games, playing in their last band concert, and walking their last steps in La Feria High School. Graduation is just around the…

Celebrating a Wonderful Life

Celebrating a Wonderful Life

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by Gail Brandt I had the opportunity to attend a celebration of life for Mrs. Jacqueline “Jackie” White Adams at the First United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 20th. The Adams family was part of the First Presbyterian Church in La Feria in the 1950s and 1960s. And, as has…

Thoughts on Boston

Thoughts on Boston

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by Margaret Allen, LFN Staff As an avid running enthusiast, I have been profoundly affected and saddened by the Boston Marathon bombing. This tragic event has torn our hearts apart, left us raw to the core, and wondering “Why?” Runners by in large are an introspective, supportive and peaceful group.…

Letter to the Editor: Food for Thought

Letter to the Editor: Food for Thought

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To the citizens of Santa Rosa, It is election time in our little city once again. Here are a few “food for thought” questions I would like to share just to get you thinking. What type of people do we want to represent us for the next two years? Do…

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