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La Feria Holds Veterans Day Ceremony, Honors Comrade

La Feria Holds Veterans Day Ceremony, Honors Comrade

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by Tony Vindell/LFN People all over the United States met this past Nov. 11 to commemorate Veterans Day. They thanked, honored and paid tribute to those who have served their country or who still are in U.S. military forces – Army, Marines, Coast Guard, Air Force and Navy. Here in…

Lions Head to Conference 4A Bi-District Championship

Lions Head to Conference 4A Bi-District Championship

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by Tony Vindell/LFN The La Feria Lions took their Perfect 10 record to Corpus Christi on Friday where they were to face the La Vernia Bears in a bi-district championship game. The Lions went undefeated after winning six district and four non-district games – the first time the high school…

Plan Aims to Fund Health Care Delivered Outside Doctor’s Office

Plan Aims to Fund Health Care Delivered Outside Doctor’s Office

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by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – A new initiative seeks to improve a patient’s health without a visit to a doctor or a hospital. The Factor Health program at the University of Texas at Austin’s Dell Medical School, funded by a $2.6 million grant from the Episcopal Health Foundation, aligns unconventional…

Texas Has Highest Rate of Uninsured Kids in Nation

Texas Has Highest Rate of Uninsured Kids in Nation

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by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – Texas has the highest rate and number of children without health care insurance in the nation, according to a new report from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. Last year, some 873,000 Texas children lacked coverage, and more than 120,000 lost coverage between…

Billie Harris

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April 26, 1932 – November 3, 2019 There’s a moment in the early mornings before the sun has broken free of the horizon when ribbons of pastel pink clouds kiss the rooftops and the tallest trees, before the morning mist has dissipated. It was a time that so many of…

LIONS REMAIN UNDEFEATED!

LIONS REMAIN UNDEFEATED!

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by Tony Vindell/LFN The La Feria Lions have reached a mile stone when it comes to playing football this year. The Lions ended the regular season undefeated and, by doing so, the team ended up with a Perfect 10, winning six district and four non-district games. They won their last…

Los Fresnos Conjunto Festival Continues to Exceed Expectations

Los Fresnos Conjunto Festival Continues to Exceed Expectations

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by Tony Vindell/LFN The second annual Los Fresnos Conjunto Festival met the expectations organizers had hoped for and there is more to be done to take the event to another level. More than fifty percent of the attendees were from Los Fresnos, Brownsville, Harlingen and San Benito areas while the…

Bombshell Hair Studio Opens in La Feria

Bombshell Hair Studio Opens in La Feria

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by Victor Moreno/LFN Bombshell Hair Studio celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the La Feria Area Chamber of Commerce. The celebration began at 5pm on Friday, November 1, 2019 with an invocation by Rev. Rodolfo Franco of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Mr. Sunny K.…

La Feria Veterans Memorial Monument – Veterans Day

La Feria Veterans Memorial Monument – Veterans Day

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Special to La Feria News | From La Feria Chamber of Commerce On Monday, November 11, 2019, at 10:00 am a beautiful dedication to the Veterans and Veterans’ families took place in La Feria, Texas. The Veterans Day ceremony was put together by LaFeria Area Chamber of Commerce, the La…

Texas Schools Tap Container Farms to Fill Cafeterias with Fresh Produce

Texas Schools Tap Container Farms to Fill Cafeterias with Fresh Produce

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by Eric Galatas SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Texas schools are using refrigerated freight containers converted into hydroponic farms as an extension of the classroom. At IDEA charter schools, students learn how to grow leafy greens and other vegetables, and deliver their harvests directly to the school cafeteria. Caroline Katsiroubas – director…