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Is There a Hacker in Your Future?

Is There a Hacker in Your Future?

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There are Ways to Prevent It As computer designers find new ways for us to utilize and access the Worldwide Web, another equally determined band of programmers is developing creative new ways to commit crime and chaos on-line. Thus, we have a new breed of criminal–the cyber criminal. Old-timers will…

Town of Combes on the Move

Town of Combes on the Move

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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Business Strip The mayor’s office, the police department and a crowd of citizens were on hand for the official opening of the town’s much awaited, new business strip. The honor of cutting the ribbon fell to Mary Torres, co-owner of SKYE SALON, one of the first…

La Feria Lions Turkey Shoot

La Feria Lions Turkey Shoot

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  The La Feria Lions club held it’s second annual “Turkey Shoot” Saturday, October 26th. Each shooter discharged 3 rounds at a target that looked like a turkey at 25 yards, another 3 rounds at 40 yards and finally 3 rounds at 50 yards. The bulls eye was worth 50…

Halloween in the Park Brings Out the Beauties and the Beasts

Halloween in the Park Brings Out the Beauties and the Beasts

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The first annual “Halloween in the Park” event held Saturday, October 26 was a smashing success with more than 75 entries in the costume contest alone. “It was good to see the new generation in La Feria out and enjoying themselves,” commented City Manager Sunny K. Philip. The family friendly…

Halloween Flood at McKinney Falls State Park

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Footage of record flooding at McKinney Falls State Park in Austin on October 31, 2013. The park is temporarily closed. For park information, visit http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/state-parks/mckinney-falls. For still pictures of flooding in state parks: http://on.fb.me/1ar9bAS Here’s the video of Game Warden Jake Scott rescuing the baby and his mother. At the end, the grandmother kisses “her little pumpkin.”

Parents Attend Head Start Open House

Parents Attend Head Start Open House

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Santa Rosa Center Hosts Annual Event The Head Start/Early Head Start program was created in 1965, under the Economic Opportunity Act, as part of the “War on Poverty.” This federally-funded program was designed to provide pre-school children from economically and socially disadvantaged backgrounds with the preparation and support they’ll need…

State Representative’s Office Honors VIP – La Feria RV Park

State Representative’s Office Honors VIP –  La Feria RV Park

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During the last regular meeting of the La Feria City Commission the Office of State Representative Oscar Longoria presented VIP-La Feria RV Park and Managers John and Ruth Dearinger with a Resolution in honor of being named Medium Park of the Year by the Texas Recreational Vehicle Association. The Dearingers…

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Held for New La Feria Recreation Center

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Held for New La Feria Recreation Center

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On Saturday, October 19, 2013 a ribbon cutting and Grand Opening Ceremony was held at the brand new La Feria Recreation Center at 901 Pancho Maples Drive in La Feria. The event “several years in the making” marks the end of a long road for city officials and La Feria…

State of the City 2013

State of the City 2013

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from the office of City of La Feria Mayor Steve Brewer Hello La Ferians! As we complete the 2013 fiscal year, I’d like to take a look at how we are doing here in the great City of La Feria, and discuss the significant progress we have made to our…

Longer Life for your Old Friend

Longer Life for your Old Friend

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Master Mechanic Offers Timely Suggestions So, you have decided to hang on to your faithful, vintage family car instead of buying a new one. Well, join the crowd. Lots of people are doing just that during these difficult economic times. If that is your decision, Master Mechanic Julio Avila says…