Tips to Save and Spend Wisely in 2017

Tips to Save and Spend Wisely in 2017 (StatePoint) Did you get carried away with the holiday spirit this past season? On the heels of hefty spending, the…

Leo Aguilar Foundation 5K Walk/Run Set for October 14th

Leo Aguilar Foundation 5K Walk/Run Set for October 14th

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Several hundred students from most district schools will participate in the 8th Annual Leo Aguilar Foundation and Los Fresnos CISD 5K Walk/Run for Fun Saturday, Oct. 14, at Leo Aguilar Memorial Stadium. Proceeds from the race will go to the Leo Aguilar…

Trick or Treat at the Park

Trick or Treat at the Park

Tuesday, October 31st of 2017 at Memorial Park (900 N Arroyo Blvd), Los Fresnos by Karen Lamas It is getting to be that time of the year again! The City of Los Fresnos and Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their annual Halloween…

Leo Aguilar Foundation 5K Walk/Run set Oct. 14th

Leo Aguilar Foundation 5K Walk/Run set Oct. 14th Special to Los Fresnos News Several hundred students and adults are once again expected to…

Los Fresnos Homecoming Week

Los Fresnos Homecoming Week by Karen Lamas • photos by Rick’s Photos The annual Homecoming parade took place on…

Falcon Fans Encouraged to Join in Pre-game Tailgating

Falcon Fans Encouraged to Join in Pre-game Tailgating by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Falcon football fans are encouraged to join the Tailgate Zone that features…

New Aquatic Center to be Dedicated Saturday, Sept. 2nd

New Aquatic Center to be Dedicated Saturday, Sept. 2nd by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD The public is invited to see the new Los Fresnos CISD Aquatic…

What to Know About Your Tuna Sandwich

What to Know About Your Tuna Sandwich

(StatePoint) Americans love their tuna. Indeed, the U.S. is the largest market for canned tuna in the world. But according to experts, much of the nation’s canned tuna is not produced sustainably or ethically. “Many of the nation’s largest tuna producers continue to talk a…

Win the Battle Against Back-to-School Germs

Win the Battle Against Back-to-School Germs

(StatePoint) Did you know that, on average, elementary school children get eight to 12 colds or cases of the flu each school year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention? This school year, follow some healthy habits to avoid the back-to-school plague. First,…

Back-to-School Organization Tips for Busy Families

Back-to-School Organization Tips for Busy Families (StatePoint) The new school year brings hectic mornings, piles of homework, endless events, practices, games…

At Work All Day? How to Incorporate Exercise into Your Life

At Work All Day? How to Incorporate Exercise into Your Life (StatePoint) Leading a sedentary lifestyle can have a serious impact on one’s health. In fact,…

Why Experts Say High-Speed Internet Access Matters to Families and Businesses Nationwide

Why Experts Say High-Speed Internet Access Matters to Families and Businesses Nationwide (StatePoint) In the same way the telephone brought new opportunities for business development and economic…

5 Great Ways to Reduce Stress

5 Great Ways to Reduce Stress (StatePoint) The constant juggle of work, family and other responsibilities can cause anybody to feel…

Los Fresnos Little League Senior Softball

Los Fresnos Little League Senior Softball

Heading to the Little League World Series is a dream that many young ball players have all around the world. Fortunately, a softball team from Los Fresnos came very close to this dream. The Lady Falcons Senior Softball team from the Los Fresnos Little League…

City of McAllen to Host TAAF Summer Games of Texas Once Again

City of McAllen to Host TAAF Summer Games of Texas Once Again

(McAllen, TX) The City of McAllen is proud to once again host the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation Summer Games of Texas, welcoming young athletes from throughout Texas and Mexico to compete in 15 events. This tournament, governed by the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation and approved…

The Leo Aguilar Foundation National Running Day Free 5K and 10K Runs – Saturday, June 10th, 2017

The Leo Aguilar Foundation National Running Day Free 5K and 10K Runs – Saturday, June 10th, 2017 You cordially invited to participate in this year’s National Running Day Free 5k and 1ok…

Congratulations!

Congratulations! Congratulations to LFHS Senior Tanya Prazelini on her nomination for All-Valley Girls Soccer Player of…

Top Tips for Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Top Tips for Physical Fitness and Sports Month (StatePoint) Staying active doesn’t just keep a waistline in check, it benefits every part of…

31st Annual Leo Aguilar Memorial Golf Tournament

31st Annual Leo Aguilar Memorial Golf Tournament The Leo Aguilar Foundation which awards the Leo Aguilar Memorial Scholarship Fund to students of…

Family Celebrates Opening of New Businesses with Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

Family Celebrates Opening of New Businesses with Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

The Urbina and Juarez Family had a busy day of celebration on Friday, October 6, 2017 as they, joined by the Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce, held two ribbon cutting ceremonies. The festivities began at 5:30 p.m. with the ribbon cutting for Amerie’s Blue Dress,…

Los Fresnos Finance Director Recognized

Los Fresnos Finance Director Recognized

Celina Gonzalez Given Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 8th Consecutive Year by Victor Moreno/LFN Los Fresnos Finance Director Celina Gonzalez was presented the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by Mayor Polo Narvaez at the City Council regular meeting…

New Beginnings for Rodeo Ground Events

New Beginnings for Rodeo Ground Events by Karen Lamas The Los Fresnos Rodeo Grounds will be home to its 1st Annual…

Los Fresnos Community Provides Overwhelming Response

Los Fresnos Community Provides Overwhelming Response Donations Pour In To Fill Large Semi Trailer Nicole Solomon, Fire Chief Gene Daniels, the…

Los Fresnos Community Rises To Help Harvey Victims

Los Fresnos Community Rises To Help Harvey Victims Small Towns Helping Small Towns The Los Fresnos community rose to the occasion to help…

Recent Graduate Receives Full Academic Scholarship Through Terry Foundation

Recent Graduate Receives Full Academic Scholarship Through Terry Foundation Special to Los Fresnos News Recent Los Fresnos High School graduate Corina Medina was recently…

DPS Highlights School Bus Safety Efforts

DPS Highlights School Bus Safety Efforts

AUSTIN – In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 16-20), the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to comply with laws prohibiting drivers from passing school buses. During this period, DPS Highway Patrol Troopers will be looking for drivers who violate…

Study: Latinos Lag Behind Others in Earning College Degrees

Study: Latinos Lag Behind Others in Earning College Degrees

by Mark Richardson SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Despite progress in recent years, earning a college degree remains a major challenge for Latinos both in Texas and across the country. A new study out Wednesday from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce finds that…

Experts Fear Obamacare Funding Cuts Could Gut Program

Experts Fear Obamacare Funding Cuts Could Gut Program by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – This week, the Affordable Care Act survived another repeal effort in…

Study Examines Effect of Funding Cuts on Texas Schools, Students

Study Examines Effect of Funding Cuts on Texas Schools, Students by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Funding cuts by state lawmakers left a five-year, $5 billion…

CHIP Funding at Risk as GOP Pushes Another ACA Repeal

CHIP Funding at Risk as GOP Pushes Another ACA Repeal by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Children’s advocates are concerned that health insurance for almost 400,000 children…

Food Banks: Harvey Victims May Need Help for Year or Longer

Food Banks: Harvey Victims May Need Help for Year or Longer by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – After the initial influx of food and other donations following Hurricane…