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Los Amigos Restaurant Opens on Main Street

Los Amigos Restaurant Opens on Main Street

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The Los Amigos Restaurant was jammed-full of long-time customers; city officials, including Mayor Steve Brewer, local dignitaries; and friends Thursday when Mary and Fred Gomez cut the ribbon to officially open their “bigger and better” new location on South Main Street. The turnout was very gratifying according to the owners.…

Santa Rosa Celebrates Christmas with City Parade

Santa Rosa Celebrates Christmas with City Parade

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by Shawn Munguia The City of Santa Rosa celebrated Christmas with a parade on the evening of Saturday, December 21st. Citizens gathered more than an hour before the festivities to make sure that they got a great spot to view the procession. Their patience was rewarded when the Santa Rosa…

At Least 40% of Active Texas Landfills are Leaking Toxins

At Least 40% of Active Texas Landfills are Leaking Toxins

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by John Michaelson/TNS by John Michaelson AUSTIN, Texas – As the battle over the site of a proposed landfill in central Texas continues, a new analysis is raising concerns statewide. The study finds that 40 percent of active landfills in the state that monitor their impact on groundwater are leaking…

Valley Pioneer Marks 100 Years

Valley Pioneer Marks 100 Years

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Judge Arturo Salas honors his Mother Judge Arturo Salas and his family honored his mother, Maria Rendon Salas, with a well-attended 100th birthday celebration given for her last month at the American Legion Hall in La Feria. Her life, spanning the past 10 decades, reflects the history of the growth…

Harlingen Christian Academy Challenges Local Businesses

Harlingen Christian Academy Challenges Local Businesses

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The Harlingen Christian Academy recently challenged local businesses – including the LongHorn Steakhouse in Harlingen – to collect enough food to feed 100 families for Thanksgiving through the “Challenge 100.” Restaurant employees and other volunteers recently gathered at the Academy to assemble 100 Thanksgiving packages for families in need –…

Making Sure Gulf Coast Restoration Funding is Used for Intended Purpose

Making Sure Gulf Coast Restoration Funding is Used for Intended Purpose

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Fishing, Tourism and Oil Would Benefit from Healthy Gulf by John Michaelson/TNS PORT MANSFIELD, Texas – As plans are put in place to allocate restoration funds from the massive BP oil spill, Texans who depend on the Gulf Coast for their livelihood say its health is an economic priority. Once…

Border Patrol, Hospital Sued Over Cavity Searches

Border Patrol, Hospital Sued Over Cavity Searches

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Woman Repeatedly Probed and Then Billed $5,000 by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – A lawsuit has been filed against the University Medical Center of El Paso and a number of its doctors, along with Customs and Border Protection and several agents for alleged abuses against a U.S. citizen. Senior staff…

AVOID BECOMING A VICTIM OF AUTO CRIME DURING THE HOLIDAYS

AVOID BECOMING A VICTIM OF AUTO CRIME DURING THE HOLIDAYS

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ABTPA reminds Texans to keep their parked cars secure while shopping and traveling AUSTIN – Texans will be shopping and traveling during the holiday season, and the Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority (ABTPA), part of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles(TxDMV), urges them to take precautions to protect their…

LA FERIA TYFA FLAG FOOTBALL TEAM STATE CHAMPIONS

LA FERIA TYFA FLAG FOOTBALL TEAM STATE CHAMPIONS

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After winning the State semi-finals against the Gervin Jr. Hurricanes on December 7, 2013 , The La Feria TYFA Flag Football team made it to the State Finals in Cypress, Tx (Houston). On Sunday, December 15th , The Lions had to play against the San Antonio Cornerstone Warriors for the…

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…