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• 1002 E. Harrison • Harlingen, Texas (956) 364-2444

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317 S. MAIN (956) 797-3122

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HARLINGEN 702 E. HARRISON (956) 425-8200

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Not just family operated, but one of the finest

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900 W. VAN BUREN • HARLINGEN • 956.421.2608• FAX: 801.730.6001

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P.O.Box 1871 1401West Business 77 San Benito, TX 78586


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Obituary

Gospel Meeting

La Feria Church of Christ Friday February 20 7:00 P.M. Saturday February 21 7:00 P.M. Sunday February 22 10:30 A.M. Sunday February 22 6:00 P.M. Services-- Brothers Roger Goodwin COME WORSHIP WITH US

LA FERIA CHURCH OF CHRIST

912 N. Parker La Feria, Tx 78559 Next to VIP Park

Sunday 10:30 AM & 6 PM Gene Head, Minister 956-797-9890

956 - 797 - 9890

“Put

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1702 E. Harrison Harlingen, TX 78550

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Family Owned and Operated by the Rudy Garza Family Since 1974

236 S. Ohio Mercedes, TX 78570

Queen City Services Quality Linens & Uniform Rental

956-565-0666 Fax:956-565-6865 1-888-955-0666 546 South Illinois ♦ Mercedes, Texas 78570

PUT CHRIST BACK INTO YOUR LIFE!!

(NEXT TO VIP TRAILER PARK)

912 N. Parker Road La Feria TX 78559

Rudy Garza Funerals, Inc. 219 S. Main, La Feria, TX 1-800-425-8200

Song Leader Brother Kent Mullins


Lionettes – In the News!! by: Coach Mary Wetegrove

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AUTO SUPPLY & MACHINE, INC. Wally Bunton

“The Parts Place Where People Provide The Solutions” 1101 W. Hwy. 83 (956) 565-2473

Photos by V. Briones

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Santa Rosa Independent School District Statement of Revenues, Expenditures, and Changes In Fund Balance- Governmental Funds For The Year Ended August 31, 2008

ADVERTISEMENT AND INVITATION FOR BIDS AND CONSTRUCTION The Town of Combes will receive sealed bids for City Wide Pavement Repair Project on February 25TH, 2009 until 10:00 a.m. at the Town of Combes Town Hall located at 306 Templeton, Combes, Texas 78535. The sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Santa Maria Independent School District

PUBLIC NOTICE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE INDICATOR SYSTEM (AEIS) PUBLIC HEARING February 18, 2009 5:30 p.m. Santa Maria ISD Board Room Military Highway 281 Santa Maria, Texas

The Santa Maria Independent School District invites the community to a Public Hearing to review the 2007-2008 Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS) Report.

Anuncio Publico Sistema De Indicadores De Excelencia Academica Audiencia Publica 18 de febrero de 2009 El distrito Escolar de Santa Maria invita a la communidad a una Audiencia Publica con el proposito de repasar el Reporte del Sistema de Indicadores de Excelencia Academica para el ano escolar 2007-2008.

Bids are invited for several items and quantities of work as follows: 1. 2. 3.

3269 SY 8” Cement Stabilized Flexible Base 3269 SY 6"Lime Stabilized Subgrade 3269 SY 1½ " Hot Mix Asphaltic Concrete

Bid/Contract Documents, including Drawings and Technical Specifications are on file at the Town of Combes Town Hall located at 306 Templeton, Combes, Texas Copies of the Bid/Contract Documents may be obtained upon payment of a nonrefundable deposit of $50.00 with R. E. Garcia and Associates, 116 N. 12th Street, Edinburg, Texas, 78541, for each set of documents obtained. You can reach R. E. Garcia & Associates at (956) 381-1061. A bid bond in the amount of 5% of the bid issued by an acceptable surety shall be submitted with each bid. A certified check or bank draft payable to the Town of Combes or negotiable U. S. Government Bond (at par value) may be submitted in lieu of the Bid Bond. A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 19, 2009 at the Town of Combes Town Hall located at 306 Templeton, Combes, Texas 78535. All prospective bidders are required to attend. The Town of Combes reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding. Bids may be held by the Town of Combes for a period not to exceed 90 days from the date of the bid opening for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigation of bidder’s qualifications prior to the contract award. The Town of Combes is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Small, Minority and Female owned firms are encouraged to submit bid proposals. Date: February 11, 2009

By: Silvestre Garcia, Mayor Town of Combes


REAL ESTATE

MISC.

EMPLOYMENT

If you want to buy a new home or sell your property. Call your La Feria Real Estate Company, SOUTH TEXAS REALTY at: (956) 797-2900.

HOUSE FOR RENT Brick 3BR- 1Bath w/carport. Burglar bars on windows and doors. Located near sports complex & schools. Located in nice neighborhood, corner lot. Hidden Acres Subdivision. $600 mo. plus negotiable deposit. Call 512-4455198 or cell 512-699-5055

CHILD CARE SERVICES:

6:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Infants, Toddlers, and After School Pick-Ups, Drop-Ins. 204 Magnolia. CALL ANYTIME. 797-3420

Help Wanted:

Dominos Pizza La Feria

Delivery Drivers $6.55/hr, plus gas.

Apply in person - 797-2121

American Legion

AUTO

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Available for Quinceañeras, Weddings, Parties and other social or business occasions

518 N. 1ST ST. • HARLINGEN

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797-3701 Open To The Public 145 E. Commercial La Feria

S. Martinez Realty

Land

Homes

GARAGE SALE

Sponsored by the ACTS Community Saturday, February 21, 2009 At the Chapel Grounds At the Chapel Grounds If you have any item you would like to donate, please call Kathy Wolf at 893.0648 or Bea Campos at 454.8726

VALLEY SHREDDING SERVICE “Your On site Answer to Document Destruction”

1-866-217-4733

1/8 Mi. N. Beddoes Rd. Box 1291 La Feria, TX 78559

Unique International Treasures, Jewelry and Accessories

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Now Enrolling Clients • Medicaid Approved/Private Pay • Meals and Transportation Provided

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2805 Memorial Drive Open 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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ADVERTISEMENT AND INVITATION FOR BIDS AND CONSTRUCTION

Appts. & Walk-Ins Welcome 122B W. Oleander St. La Feria • 956-797-4036

The Town of Combes will receive sealed bids for Rusty Lane Pavement Repair Project on February 25TH , 2009 until 10:00 a.m. at the Town of Combes Town Hall located at 306 Templeton, Combes, Texas 78535. The sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Hearing Instrument Specialists FREE CLEANING & IN-STORE REPAIRS Stop in for a FREE Hearing Evaluation

Bids are invited for several items and quantities of work as follows:

Now Accepting Medicaid

Expwy 83 (between Rabb & Solis Rds.) La Feria

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1. 2. 3.

800-276-4048

3900 SY 8” Cement Stabilized Flexible Base 3900 SY 6”Lime Stabilized Subgrade 3900 SY 1½ “ Hot Mix Asphaltic Concrete

Bid/Contract Documents, including Drawings and Technical Specifications are on file at the Town of Combes Town Hall located at 316 Templeton, Combes, Texas

TexSCAN Week of February 15, 2009 AUCTIONS FORECLOSED HOME AUCTION Texas Statewide 500+ Homes must be sold! Reduced, free brochure 1-800-655-5078, www.USHomeAuction.com

AUTOS $500! POLICE IMPOUNDS & Repos! 1998 Honda Civic $800! 1992 Toyota Celica $400! 1999 Chevy S-10 Low-rider $950! Cars from $500! Fee for listings, 1-800-544-1092 ext. 7883

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES 100% RECESSION PROOF! Do you earn $800 in a day? Your own local candy route. 25 machines and candy. All for $9,995. 1-888-6255481. Multi Vend, LLC.

DRIVERS CDL-A DRIVERS: EXPANDING Fleet offering Regional/OTR runs. Outstanding pay package. Excellent benefits. Generous hometime. $300 lease special on Volvos. National Carriers, 1-888-7077729, www.nationalcarriers.com DRIVER: JOIN PTL today! Company Drivers-Earn up to 38¢ cpm. 1/2 cpm increase every 60K miles. Average 2,800 miles/week. CDL-A required. www.ptl-inc.com 1-877-740-6262. DRIVERS - CDL-A TEAMS - Dedicated run for experienced drivers, hazmat endorsement, good home time stable family owned 35 + years. Andrus Transportation, Call 1-800-888-5838 Ext. 1402

EXAM / PREP POST OFFICE HIRING Nationally! Average pay $20/hr, $57K/yr, including Federal benefits, OT optional fee-based test, prep materials, not affiliated with the US Postal Service. 1-866-533-5973

EQUIPMENT FOR SALE SAWMILLS FROM ONLY $2,990.00. Convert your logs to valuable lumber with your own Norwood portable band sawmill. Log skidders also available. norwoodsawmills.com/300n. Free information: 1-800-578-1363, Ext300-N.

HOMES FOR SALE FORECLOSURES & BANK REPOS! 5BR/3BA $17,275 or $235/month! 4BR/2BA $10,100 or $199/month! (5% down, 30 years, buy@8%) These Homes won`t last! Fee for listings call 1-800-544-6258 Ext. 9847 FORECLOSED HOME AUCTION Texas Statewide 500+ Homes must be sold! Reduced, free brochure 1-800-655-5078, www.USHomeAuction.com

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REAL ESTATE GRAND LAKE HOMESITES from $29,900 1-877-909-5253, ext. 4935 OWNER SACRIFICE MUST sell quickly! 1 acre with lake access on 44,752 acre lake for only $19,900! Owner finance, won’t last, call now. 1-888-316-5253. PAINT MARE RANCH #20, southwest Texas near Sanderson, 132.65 acres, $295 per acre. White tail hunting. Owner financing or TX Vet. Ranch Enterprises, 1-866-286-0199.

TEXAS & OLD MEXICO: Affordable hunting & fishing property. 100 acres for $79,000 with 10% down & no credit check. All sizes available up to 20,000 acres. Call 1-877-77-BIGLAND (1-877-772-4452) 20 ACRES, BEAUTIFUL Hunt, Texas near MO Ranch. Paved county road, electricity. Views, oaks, native, exotic game. $5500/acre 1-830-257-5572. www.hillcountryranches.com 71.91 ACRES, SOUTH of Tucumcari. Electricity, beautiful mesa views, proven water. Retirement/investment property. $745/acre, long term, owner finacining. Toll free 1-877-797-2624. www. newmexranches.com $93 MONTH BUYS land for RV,MH or cabin. Gated entry, $590 down, ($5900/10.91%/7yr) 90 day same as cash, Guaranteed financing, 1-936-377-3235

RV’S FOR SALE REPO SALE! SEVERAL units must go. Call Now, 1-866-813-2770.

STEEL BUILDINGS STEEL BUILDING SALE- Low as $3.89/SF. Commercial 30 Year Warranty. Church Family Life Centers. Garages, Warehouses, Mini-Storage, Factory Erection. Field service from our representative 1(800)720-6857.

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Copies of the Bid/Contract Documents may be obtained upon payment of a nonrefundable deposit of $50.00 with R. E. Garcia and Associates, 116 N. 12th Street, Edinburg, Texas, 78541, for each set of documents obtained. You can reach R. E. Garcia & Associates at (956) 381-1061. A bid bond in the amount of 5% of the bid issued by an acceptable surety shall be submitted with each bid. A certified check or bank draft payable to the Town of Combes or negotiable U. S. Government Bond (at par value) may be submitted in lieu of the Bid Bond. A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 26, 2009 at the Town of Combes Town Hall located at 306 Templeton, Combes, Texas 78535. All prospective bidders are required to attend. The Town of Combes reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding. Bids may be held by the Town of Combes for a period not to exceed 90 days from the date of the bid opening for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigation of bidders qualifications prior to the contract award.

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The Town of Combes is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Small, Minority and Female owned firms are encouraged to submit bid proposals.

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By:

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70th ANNUAL RIO GRANDE VALLEY

LIVESTOCK SHOW & RODEO

MARCH 13-22

Kickoff Concert Friday Night, March 13, at 8 p.m. Featuring multi-platinum MCA recording artist

Sponsored by:

Josh Turner $20

TICKETS ARE:

for Season Ticket Holders (Available Only At Livestock Show Office)

$25

for Non Season Ticket Holders (Includes Gate Admission)

Advance concert tickets now on sale at all participating Dairy Queens in the Rio Grande Valley; the Bullrider, Harlingen; Boots “N Jeans, Weslaco; Cavender’s Western Wear, McAllen; the Livestock Show Office, Mercedes; and online at www.rgvlivestockshow.com

Taqueria and Snack Shop #2 Brings the Taste of Mexico to La Feria GREAT FOOD! GREAT PRICES!

• Tortas with French Fries •Hot Wings or Lemon Pepper Wings •Flautas with Salad and Cream With Charro Beans •Taquitos Mexicanos with Charro Beans •Takis and Fresh Fruit Cups / Plus Big Breakfast Tacos and Hamburgers

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ADVANCE SEASON TICKETS:

$35 Adults

129 West Oleander La Feria TX.

$20 Children (under 12)

Tickets provide admission to all attractions for all ten days except for carnival rides, games, concessions, rodeos and concerts.

NOW ON SALE AT THESE LOCATIONS: The Boot Jack 1900 N. Expressway and FM 802 & Highway 48, Brownsville Martin Farm & Ranch 215 Monte Cristo Road, Edinburg Bullrider Western Wear 1606 S. 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen Mason & Company 522 E. Harrison, Harlingen Circle G Enterprises 2510 Auburn, McAllen New York Store 1309 S. 10th, McAllen The Boot Jack 504 S. Main St., McAllen

The Boot Jack 6601 N. 10th St., McAllen The Boot Jack 1428 E. Jackson, McAllen Cavender’s Western Wear 3300 Expwy 83 at Ware Rd., McAllen Borderland Hardware 205 2nd St., Mercedes Earl’s Agri-Business 292 S. 7th St., Raymondville Boots ‘N Jeans 2005 W. Expwy. 83, Weslaco Lionel’s Western Wear 332 S. Texas Blvd., Weslaco Livestock Show Office 1000 N. Texas, Mercedes

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