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Pastor Ron Welborn, Missionary 956-797-1393, 331 Church,Inc. S. Main St., La Feria, Sunday School 10am, Pastors Frank & Janie Traditional Worship Ser- Gonzalez 797-0044, 4th vice 9am, Contemporary Street, La Feria,TX Sunday Worship Service 11am, 10am & 6pm, Monday 7 pm UM Youth 5pm, Good Prayer Service, Wednesday Time Gospel 1st & 3rd 7 pm, Friday 7 pm. Wednesday 7 pm.

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Bishop Ronaldo Ortiz, 956-797-1204, 116 W. Seventh St., La Feria, Services Sunday (English) 9:30am, Domingo (Espanol) 11am, Miercoles 7pm Interdenominational Worship Extreme Youth Sat. 6 pm

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Region One ESC y el distrito escolar de La Feria esta invitando adultos que estan dispuestos a comprometerse asistir clases dos veces a la semana. (lunes y martes). Ultima oportunidad de registrase este año escolar!

26-27 de enero 2009 5:30 PM a 800:PM Curriculum Building

(anteriormente era escuela primaria de Lee)

400 S. West Ave. -- La Feria

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Requisitos del Programa:

18 años de edad, identificacion son foto/licencia, numero social, TANF Choices, o TANF Eligible (WIC, tarjeta de CHIPS, Sect. 8, Medicare, Medicaid). Traigan verificacion si participan en cualquiera de estos programas, por favor.

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La Feria Independent School District 12th Annual Parent Conference La Feria High School 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. January 24, 2009 Speakers and their topics: Juanita Borrego Edcouch Elsa ISD Insuring Academic Excellence in Math and Science Antolín Garza McAllen, Texas Anger Management Techniques Dr. Jose Luis Cavazos Harlingen ISD Am I missing something? Sonia Sinsebox, Cynthia Torres & Ada Xitumul La Feria ISD PBMAS Review Tomas Treviño La Feria ISD Being Gifted in La Feria

Caroline Najar La Feria ISD Make & Take /Arts & Crafts Maricela “Mari” Chavana Region One ESC Communication 101 Salvador Huerta La Feria ISD Technology Corina Cantú and Cynthia Agado La Feria ISD Student Success Initiative Dr. Nabor Cortez La Feria ISD District Mid-Year Status Report

Dennis Amstutz and Ada Xitumul La Feria ISD Critical Thinking-Home Activities to Prepare Your Child for Success in Early Elementary

Region One ESC and La Feria I.S.D. is inviting committed adult students to register for free Adult Basic Education classes. (English as a Second Language and basic reading & writing skills) A test will be administered first. Last time to register for this school year!

January 26-27, 2009 5:30 PM to 8:00PM Curriculum Building

(formerly Lee Elem. campus)

400 S. West Ave. -- La Feria

797-1712 Ms. Ida Silguero (for information)

Program Requirements:

18 years of age or older, valid Picture I.D., Social Security Card, TANF Choices, or TANF Eligible (Medicare, Medicaid, Food Stamps verification, WIC, CHIPS Card, Free Lunch letter, Sec. 8 Housing verification)


Distrito Escolar de La Feria Duodecima Conferencia Anual para Padres

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Nos da mucho gusto en invitarlos para que estén con nosotros en la Duodecima Conferencia Anual para Padres de este Distrito Escolar que se llevara acabo en La Feria High School el Sábado 24 de enero del 2009 de 7:30 a.m. a las 12:30 pm. Esta conferencia será una buena experiencia que tendrá recompensas con aprendizaje y diversión. Por favor venga a reunirse con nosotros.

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Sábado 24 de enero de 2009 Localización: La Feria High School 901 N. Canal Street La Feria, Texas 78559

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The Town of Combes has a Citizen Participation Plan that provides for and encourages citizen participation at all stages of the Community Development Program; copies are available upon request. Individuals unable to attend this public hearing may submit their views at the Combes Town Hall during regular hours.

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Accommodations for handicapped persons will be available. Those in need of special assistance for attending this hearing are encouraged to contact the Town Secretary at (956) 425-7131. El publico en general esta invitado a asistir a esta audiencia. La presentacion y la discusion del Programa de Desarrollo de la Comunidad se haran en espanol para aquellas personas que asi las deseen. Silvestre Garcia, Mayor Date published: January 21, 2009

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NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF RUTH GORRELL Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Ruth Gorrell, Deceased, were issued on January 14, 2009, in Cause No. 2006-CPC-00281-B pending in the County Court at Law No. 2 of Cameron County, Texas, to: Independent Executor, David Lewis Abney. The address of such Independent Executor is c/o 118 N. Main Street, La Feria, Cameron County, Texas, 78559. All persons having claims against this estate which is currently being administered are required to present them within the time and in the manner prescribed by law. Claims should be addressed in care of the undersigned attorney at the above address. DATED the 21st day of January, 2009. Law Office of C. David Vogel Attorney for David Lewis Abney Independent Executor of the Estate of Ruth Gorrell, Deceased

La Feria Independent School District 12th Annual Parental Involvement Conference

Key to Success: Parents and Schools Working Together We are delighted to invite you to join us for our 12th Annual District Parent Conference being held at La Feria High School on Saturday, January 24, 2008 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The conference will be a learning, rewarding and fun experience. Please come and join us.

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Saturday, January 24, 2008 Location: La Feria High School 901 N. Canal Street La Feria, Texas 78559

Keynote Speaker

Highlights:

Efrain Guerrero “Happy”

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PUBLIC NOTICE The La Feria Independent School District will hold a hearing on the 2007-2008 Academic Excellence Indicator System Report During the regular Board of Trustee Meeting on February 9, 2009. The Board of Trustee Meetings are held at 203 East Oleander at 6:30 p.m.

16th Annual

Fiesta de La Feria Febuary 28, 2009

DOWNTOWN LA FERIA

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Entertainment Line up

Frieda’Stage (Commercial Ave.) 9:00 – 9:10 a.m. Welcome, Mayor Steve Brewer 9:10 – 9:15 a.m. National Anthem 9:10 – 9:20 a.m. Flag Raising 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. La Feria High School Ballet Folklorico 10:45 -11:45 a.m. Shallow (Rock & Roll) Fred’s Stage (Primrose Ave) 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Belly Dancers (Rio Grande Valley 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Grupo Culpable (Conjunto) Arts Studio) 10:45 – 11:45a.m. Arnold & Junction Band (Country) 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Americanto (Indian) 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. La Feria High School Ballet Folklorico 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Los Galleros – Mariachis 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. The Cruisers (Rock & Roll Oldies) (2:30 – 3:00 p.m. – Strolling) 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Escape (Rock & Roll) 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Highway 7 (Country) 3:15 – 4:15 p.m. Ruben de la Cruz (Conjunto) 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Los Angeles del Sur (Conjunto) 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Los Chachos de Chacha Jimenez 5:30 – 5:45 p.m. Dance Contest (Polka, Cumbia,Guapango) (Conjunto) 5:45 - 6:00 p.m. El Grito Contest 5:30 – 5:35 p.m. Raffle Drawing 6:15 - 7:45 p.m. La Senal (Tejano) 5:45 – 6:45 p.m. Marlissa Vela (Tejano) 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. Zereno (Tejano) 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Grupo Alamo (Tejano)

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