Tag: Freddy Fender

Reminiscing: Musician recalls days with Freddy Fender

By JACOB LOPEZ Special to the PRESS editor@sbnewspaper.com February 26, 2015 James Marvéll, an entertainer out of Tampa, Fla. who frequents the Valley with his wife Faye, remembers the late musician and hometown hero Freddy Fender fondly. “He was my hero,” Marvéll said of the San Benito-born singer. Back then, according to Marvéll, there weren’t many Spanish …

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Geocachers search for hidden treasure

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com January 22, 2015 “Whopper & B” laughed  as they traded geocaching stories with their friends “Willie and Wilma” beneath sunny skies just north of San Benito Tuesday. The two Winter Texan couples regularly team up to trek across the Valley in search of hidden treasures using GPS devices …

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