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Tenet to Acquire Vanguard Health Systems for $21 per share in Cash

Tenet to Acquire Vanguard Health Systems for $21 per share in Cash

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Expands Tenet’s Total Ownership to 79 Hospitals and 157 Outpatient Facilities Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC) and Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VHS) have signed a definitive agreement whereby Tenet will acquire Vanguard for $21 per share in an all cash transaction. The acquisition is valued at $4.3 billion including the assumption…

Commission Approves Zoning Changes to Accommodate Safe-Guard Pest Control

Commission Approves Zoning Changes to Accommodate Safe-Guard Pest Control

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After several minutes of discussion and questions, the La Feria City Commission approved an ordinance that will allow Safe-Guard Pest Control to relocate their warehouse and distribution center to a location behind the owner’s residence on Parker Road. This parcel of the property will be rezoned as C-2 Commercial with…

Harlingen Neurologist Dr. Hassan invited to present research findings on stroke at world-class conference

Harlingen  Neurologist  Dr. Hassan  invited  to  present  research findings  on  stroke at  world-class  conference

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HARLINGEN – Dr. Ameer Hassan, the Valley’s first specially-trained Endovascular Neurologist, has published research on stroke treatment that will be shown to doctors and other health care professionals from 105 countries from across the world during an international conference in Dallas in November. Dr. Hassan’s research was recently accepted as…

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…