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Powerlifting Team Shines at Brownsville Meet

Powerlifting Team Shines at Brownsville Meet

by Mark Molina/LFN Sports The La Feria and Lionettes competed at the Brownsville Pace Powerlifting meet. Seven students placed in their respective weight division including Daniel Agado, third place in the 132-pound division; Noach Vento, fifth place, 148 pounds; Ricardo Macias, second place, 181 pounds; Travis Menchaca, fourth place, 198…

Morgan Bryan Finley Jr.

Morgan Bryan Finley Jr.

May 24, 1931 – January 22, 2020 Morgan Bryan Finley Jr., age 88, of Kerrville, Texas, completed his earthly journey on January 22, 2020, in San Antonio, Texas. Bryan was born on May 24, 1931, in Harlingen, Texas. He was the son of the late Morgan and Myrtle Finley and…

New Apartment Complex Set to Open in Weslaco

New Apartment Complex Set to Open in Weslaco

by Tony Vindell/LFN Finding a place to live in Weslaco and its surrounding areas is about to get more affordable. A 242-unit complex, called Primrose Village Apartments, is now under construction a little more than 10 miles west of La Feria. The $30-million project is a partnership of the South…

La Feria News Under New Ownership

La Feria News Under New Ownership

by Cayetano Garza Jr./LFN The fate of one of the Valley’s longest running weekly community newspapers, La Feria News, seemed uncertain when owners Don and Mary Beth Wright announced its sale, along with its sister publication Los Fresnos News, on the front page of the September 18, 2019 edition. The…

Money in Politics Decade After Citizens United

Money in Politics Decade After Citizens United

by Eric Galatas DALLAS — A decade after the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Citizens United decision opened the floodgates for independent campaign contributions, grassroots groups in Texas and across the nation still are struggling to limit the influence of money in politics. Dave Jones, president of Clean Elections Texas, says the…

Critics Cry Foul After TX Governor Rejects New Refugees

Critics Cry Foul After TX Governor Rejects New Refugees

by Eric Galatas HOUSTON — Advocates for people seeking refuge in the U.S. are challenging Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to reject new refugees. The move would bar refugees approved by federal agencies and vetted for security concerns. Ali Al Sudani, chief programs officer for Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston, says…

La Feria Lions Tennis

La Feria Lions Tennis

Regional Semi-Finalist, Regional Quarterfinal Champs, Area Champions & Bi-District Champions Special to La Feria News Congratulations to the La Feria High School Tennis Team on their amazing playoff run during the fall Team Tennis season. After finishing 3rd in a tough District 32-4A behind Zapata and Raymondville the Lions and…

Ribbon-Cutting Event Held to Recognize Opening of Valley Baptist Micro-Hospital – Weslaco

Ribbon-Cutting Event Held to Recognize Opening of Valley Baptist Micro-Hospital – Weslaco

WESLACO – Valley Baptist Health System’s award-winning and nationally recognized care is now officially available in Hidalgo County. More than 150 local residents, business leaders, and elected officials joined Valley Baptist Health System representatives for a ribbon-cutting event held at the Valley Baptist Micro-Hospital – Weslaco on Wednesday, January 15.…