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La Feria BBQ Team Earns Top Spot at Cowboy Cook-off

La Feria BBQ Team Earns Top Spot at Cowboy Cook-off

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by Tony Vindell/LFN A team of BBQ cooks from La Feria are grilling some of the best meats in the Rio Grande Valley, earning top spots during competitions. And it’s a team which has made it to the elite list in just a couple of years. They’re called BBQ-Holics. Just…

Inspirational Woman of the Year Award and Community Service Leader of the Year Award

Inspirational Woman of the Year Award and Community Service Leader of the Year Award

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Special to La Feria News Vanessa Caraveo was awarded the Inspirational Woman of the Year Award and the Community Service Leader of the Year Award, which are distinct honors given to an individual who goes above and beyond in demonstrating exceptional volunteer and community service, making a positive impact in…

Grasshoppers Now Available in Nuevo Progresso

Grasshoppers Now Available in Nuevo Progresso

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by Tony Vindell/LFN The Mexican border town of Nuevo Progreso has been a magnet for Winter Texans and for residents from all over the Rio Grande Valley. Some of them go to seek dental work from the dozen or so clinics that charge as low as one-third of what U.S.…

La Feria Holds Veterans Day Ceremony, Honors Comrade

La Feria Holds Veterans Day Ceremony, Honors Comrade

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by Tony Vindell/LFN People all over the United States met this past Nov. 11 to commemorate Veterans Day. They thanked, honored and paid tribute to those who have served their country or who still are in U.S. military forces – Army, Marines, Coast Guard, Air Force and Navy. Here in…

Los Fresnos Conjunto Festival Continues to Exceed Expectations

Los Fresnos Conjunto Festival Continues to Exceed Expectations

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by Tony Vindell/LFN The second annual Los Fresnos Conjunto Festival met the expectations organizers had hoped for and there is more to be done to take the event to another level. More than fifty percent of the attendees were from Los Fresnos, Brownsville, Harlingen and San Benito areas while the…

Bombshell Hair Studio Opens in La Feria

Bombshell Hair Studio Opens in La Feria

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by Victor Moreno/LFN Bombshell Hair Studio celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the La Feria Area Chamber of Commerce. The celebration began at 5pm on Friday, November 1, 2019 with an invocation by Rev. Rodolfo Franco of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Mr. Sunny K.…

La Feria Veterans Memorial Monument – Veterans Day

La Feria Veterans Memorial Monument – Veterans Day

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Special to La Feria News | From La Feria Chamber of Commerce On Monday, November 11, 2019, at 10:00 am a beautiful dedication to the Veterans and Veterans’ families took place in La Feria, Texas. The Veterans Day ceremony was put together by LaFeria Area Chamber of Commerce, the La…

26th Annual Rio Grande Birding Festival Returns November 6th

26th Annual Rio Grande Birding Festival Returns November 6th

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HARLINGEN, Texas — After 25 years, it isn’t any wonder that the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival is ready to shake things up! The RGVBF is keeping things fresh and exciting with many changes this year, including a new home, the Harlingen Convention Center. The festival has also added new…

LFISD Celebrates National Red Ribbon Week

LFISD Celebrates National Red Ribbon Week

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by Victor Moreno/LFN According to the organizations website the “National Red Ribbon Campaign”, a trademark of The National Family Partnership (NFP) organization, provides drug awareness and serves as a catalyst to mobilize communities to educate youth and encourage participation in drug prevention activities. NFP had its beginnings in 1985, and…

First Annual “Trunk or Treat” Event Draws Large Crowds

First Annual “Trunk or Treat” Event Draws Large Crowds

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by Victor Moreno/LFN Crowds of students and parents mingled with personnel from over forty different organizations and LFISD campuses at the tailgate parking lot of La Feria High School located at Canal Street. The reason – to enjoy a safe evening of free candy, music and Halloween fun. The event…

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