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Dr. Juan D. Villarreal Awarded the Rotary Club of Harlingen’s 2019 Walk of Fame

Dr. Juan D. Villarreal Awarded the Rotary Club of Harlingen’s 2019 Walk of Fame

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Special to La Feria News On Friday, May 31st, Dr. Juan D. Villarreal was awarded the Rotary Club of Harlingen’s 2019 Walk of Fame designation during the Rotary Club’s monthly meeting held at the Harlingen Public Library. The Walk of Fame is a celebration of Harlingen citizens, their life achievements,…

UTRGV Students Share Disaster Preparedness Research Findings with Area Officials

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by Maria Elena Hernandez   RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – There are almost 180,000 people in the Rio Grande Valley living with a disability, and most are not prepared to deal with a disaster like a hurricane. Recent findings like those from students in a disasters studies course at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley […]

Alligator Park Opens on South Padre Island

Alligator Park Opens on South Padre Island

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by Tony Vindell/LFN A brand new attraction has opened on South Padre but this one is not on the sand by the sea. It’s an alligator park at the SPI Birding Nature Center and Alligator Sanctuary on South Padre Boulevard. Sixty-two reptilians, including a 12.7 foot monster were brought here…

Mercedes Hardware Store to Celebrate Centennial

Mercedes Hardware Store to Celebrate Centennial

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Not too many businesses can last a century in this day and age. But a store in Mercedes is getting ready to celebrate its first 100 years doing just that. It’s Borderland Hardware. In this shop people can find a little bit of everything for their households…

Two LFHS Girls Selected to Attend American Legion Auxiliary Bluebonnet Girls State

Two LFHS Girls Selected to Attend American Legion Auxiliary Bluebonnet Girls State

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The American Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring two girls from La Feria High School to go to the Bluebonnet Girls State. The American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary began an effort over five decades ago to devise a means to educate our youth in the duties, privileges and responsibilities of American…

Memorial Day Celebration Held at La Feria Veterans Monument

Memorial Day Celebration Held at La Feria Veterans Monument

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Special to La Feria News Story and photos courtesy Alma Martinez – Botello The Memorial Day Celebration in La Feria was a great success! Memorial Day is a sacred day to honor the fallen heroes who died in service,” stated Alma Martinez-Botello, lead organizer of the community event. “The veterans’…

Fire Puts First Responders on Alert Citywide

Fire Puts First Responders on Alert Citywide

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by Tony Vindell/LFN A recent grass fire apparently caused by a train caused reason to the worried as plumes of smoke could be seen from all corners of La Feria. “It looked as if the entire city was on fire,” Fire Chief David Phinney said about the Thursday, May 23,…

Summer Camp 2019 in Full Swing

Summer Camp 2019 in Full Swing

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by Tony Vindell/LFN More than 170 youngsters ages seven to 15 are enrolled in a new learning program but this one does not involve studying to pass a test. They are in Summer Camp 2019, which is a City of La Feria sponsored initiative that provides two meals a day…

Street Market Coming to La Feria

Street Market Coming to La Feria

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Most every city in Cameron County has it’s own “market day” or “farmer market” in which dozens of vendors set up booths or stand by a small area to sell an array of merchandise. Many Valley cities – Brownsville, Harlingen, Port Isabel, Los Fresnos, South Padre Island and the Town…

RGV Home to Least Popular Bird in the United States

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No, it’s not the grackle… by Maria Elena Hernandez RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS  – A biology professor at UTRGV says misidentification and location have stacked the odds against the Couch’s Kingbird. The bird, native to the Rio Grande Valley, is now the least popular bird in this country – a less-than-honorary standing established by a paper published recently […]

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