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Three More Years

Three More Years

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La Feria residents are apparently happy with the way things are progressing in the community and elected to continue with the same leaders for the next three years. Sworn in (photo below) by Cameron County Court at Law #1 Judge Arturo McDonald were Commissioner John Betancourt, John Hernandez and Mayor…

Maggie Edwards

Maggie Edwards

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Mrs. Maggie Edwards, age 94, formerly of La Feria, Tx passed away April 3, 2013 in Houston, TX. She’s survived by one sister Elizabeth Lang age 103 of Dallas, TX and five children, Minnie Edwards Thomas, Henry Edwards (Sonny), Frances Edwards Grant, Helen Edwards Berry,and Arthur Edwards all formerly of…

Adrienne Lee Wetzel Ostman

Adrienne Lee Wetzel Ostman

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Adrienne Lee Wetzel Ostman, age 72, of La Feria, TX passed away May 10, 2013. She’s survived by her cousins Marjory Hulin of Wellington, FL, and Philip Fricke of Mahwah, NJ, and a host of local and internet friends. Adrienne had a keen mind for business, and although her health…

After The Fire – Possum Kingdom State Park Welcomes Visitors and Wildlife!

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In 2011, wildfire engulfed more than 126-thousand acres west of Fort Worth, destroying several homes and threatening a popular lake getaway at Possum Kingdom State Park. Two years later, the park is recovering and visitors and wildlife are both back to take advantage of the spring conditions.

Comptroller Susan Combs Distributes $669 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

Comptroller Susan Combs Distributes $669 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

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(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said today that state sales tax revenue in April was $2.15 billion, up 3.9 percent compared to April 2012. “Sales tax collections were up in a range of sectors from construction and manufacturing to restaurants,” Combs said. “As expected, the rate of growth in…

Report Shows Hunting Remains Safe Outdoor Activity

Report Shows Hunting Remains Safe Outdoor Activity

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AUSTIN, Texas — Hunting accidents and fatalities in Texas continued their long-term decline in 2012, still below three accidents per 100,000 hunters in recent years. Last year, there were 25 reported hunting related accidents, five of which were fatalities. Although any fatality is tragic, Texas accident numbers are small compared…

Texans Can Save Sales Tax on Energy Efficient Appliances

Texans Can Save Sales Tax on Energy Efficient Appliances

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(AUSTIN) — The opportunity for Texans to save money on energy efficient appliances is fast approaching. The state’s annual ENERGY STAR® Sales Tax Holiday is from Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27. “Texans can save twice when purchasing energy efficient appliances during the Memorial Day weekend,” Texas Comptroller Susan…

How to Avoid Ticks and Fleas This Season

How to Avoid Ticks and Fleas This Season

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Warm weather means barbeques, baseball and trips to the park with family and pets. But for pet owners, warm weather can also mean fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and other disease-carrying bugs. “Fleas alone can each bite you or your pet up to hundreds of times a day,” says Dr. Rod Van…

Envision a Great Future for La Feria’s Neighborhoods

Envision a Great Future for La Feria’s Neighborhoods

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Public Workshop Set for Tuesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. On Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 6:30 p.m., at 108 South Main Street (Chaparral building), the La Feria Neighborhood Workshop will be held. “The older residential neighborhoods in La Feria offer many good things—they’re close to downtown restaurants, the pool…

Breakfast of Champions

Breakfast of Champions

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Over 300 people attended the senior breakfast celebration at La Feria High School on Friday, May 3. The breakfast was held to honor all seniors who have received a letter of acceptance from a college/university. Congratulations all Graduates!!!…