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Etiquette and Political/Religious Correctness

Etiquette and Political/Religious Correctness

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Dear Ms. Etiquette, The world is getting kind of crazy and well, a little scary. It seems that people are pitted against each other in many things and don’t even realize the interior wars that are brewing under the surface. I mean, just with the pro-life, pro-choice agenda you have…

Grand Opening Marks Arrival of Sun Loan Company to La Feria

Grand Opening Marks Arrival of  Sun Loan Company to La Feria

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City Officials and Dignitaries attend Celebration La Feria Mayor Steve Brewer, Judge Mike Trejo, along with many of their staff members joined an enthusiastic crowd of well-wishers to welcome the Sun Loan Company to La Feria. The mayor said, “We are happy to have this new business in downtown La…

La Feria Represented at BOYS STATE

La Feria Represented at BOYS STATE

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Story and photos submitted by Cindy Hinojosa Five young men from La Feria High School recently had the incredible opportunity to attend Texas Boys State in Austin, Texas. Boys State is made up of almost 1000 young men who have just completed their junior year of high school. They are…

A Visit With Judge Mike Trejo and His Court

A Visit With Judge Mike Trejo and His Court

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After half-a-year of administering justice in his court room at the Cameron County Annex Building in La Feria, Mike Trejo has settled comfortably into his new role as Justice of the Peace of the recently enlarged Precinct 5, Place 3. He knew it would be a tough, demanding job, but…

Poll: Texans Want Immigration Reform, Path to Citizenship

Poll: Texans Want Immigration Reform, Path to Citizenship

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State has 1.65-Million Undocumented Immigrants by John Michaelson AUSTIN, Texas – Most Texans believe the country’s immigration reform system needs to be fixed, and a new poll also has found majority support for the U.S. Senate bill crafted by the bipartisan “Gang of Eight.” Marisa Bono with the Mexican American…

Unlikely Bedfellows Support Conservation Amendment

Unlikely Bedfellows Support Conservation Amendment

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by John Michaelson AUSTIN, Texas – The U.S. House is expected to take up the next national farm bill this week. There are big changes from the last five-year farm bill, which expired last year, as funding for many programs is being scaled back or eliminated, so stretching every dollar…

Marking Sixth Month Since Sandy Hook Tragedy

Marking Sixth Month Since Sandy Hook Tragedy

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Nearly 5,000 Gun Deaths in U.S. Since by John Michaelson AUSTIN, Texas – It was six months ago when a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, left 26 people dead, including 20 first graders. The tragedy put a national spotlight on gun violence, but as gun safety…

Share Your Passion for Baseball With Your Kids

Share Your Passion for Baseball With Your Kids

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As kids, many had the same dream of hitting a walk-off home run to win the World Series. Now baseball season is finally underway, and there is no shortage of opportunities to share your passion of the game with your children. Getting children involved in baseball at a young age…

FSA County Committee Nomination Period Began June 17

FSA County Committee Nomination Period Began June 17

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County Executive Director Cristobal Perez with the USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Cameron County, announced that county committee election nominations began on June 17, 2013. Farmers, ranchers and landowners are encouraged to nominate candidates to serve on their local FSA county committee by the August 1, 2013 deadline. Elected…

Junior Chef Camp 2013

Junior Chef Camp 2013

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The award winning La Feria Culinary High School Students once again hosted a Junior Chef Camp for budding chefs from second thru eighth grade.  Each week the students worked on their knife skills and reviewed kitchen and food safety.  The students prepared their lunch each day utilizing complete scratch recipes…