What is Free Comic Book Day?

What is Free Comic Book Day? Free Comic Book Day is an annual event founded on the belief that for every person out there, there’s a…

Hooked for Life Kids Gone Fish’n Tournament This Saturday

Hooked for Life Kids Gone Fish’n Tournament This Saturday

by Tony Vindell/LFN Hey kids, grab your fishing poles and head to fish this Saturday. The annual Hooked for Life Kids Gone Fish’n Tournament, Expo and Cook-off will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. by the Brownsville Events Center at 1 Events Center…

New York Fusion Ballet Delights Audience

New York Fusion Ballet Delights Audience

by Tony Vindell/LFN Thirteen young adults from a New York dancing team that fuses classical ballet and contemporary, West African and Mexican folkloric dances was the highlight of a noche de gala at Los Fresnos high school auditorium. Called Ballet Nepantla, the group danced to…

Going for the Gold

Going for the Gold Harlingen Flower Show’s 50th anniversary HARLINGEN, TEXAS – The Harlingen Flower Show has been showcasing…

Gladys Porter Zoo Hosts Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Gladys Porter Zoo Hosts Dawn of the Dinosaurs Brownsville, Texas – They’re back and they’re bigger than ever! Gladys Porter Zoo staff is excited…

Baile del Sol Kicks Off Brownsville’s Charro Days

Baile del Sol Kicks Off Brownsville’s Charro Days by Tony Vindell/LFN Food, music and folkloric dancers will be among the many things the…

30th Annual Los Fresnos Rodeo This Weekend

30th Annual Los Fresnos Rodeo This Weekend by Tony Vindell/LFN The 30th annual Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo and Cameron County Fair &…

4 Simple Tips for Blending a Better-For-You Smoothie

4 Simple Tips for Blending a Better-For-You Smoothie

(StatePoint) There’s no better time than a new year to embrace healthy habits. And it’s easier to embrace a “new me” mentality by fueling your body with the goodness it needs now. You can incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your daily regimen with one…

New Technology is Transforming the Classroom: What to Know

New Technology is Transforming the Classroom: What to Know

(StatePoint) As a parent, you may be wondering how technology in the classroom is being used to provide a constructive learning environment for your child. Here is a round-up of several new technologies and a look at how each helps educators teach, and students learn.…

Tips to Embrace a Keto-Friendly Diet

Tips to Embrace a Keto-Friendly Diet (StatePoint) It seems that everyone these days has a friend following a “keto-friendly” diet —…

Tips for a Smooth Tax Season

Tips for a Smooth Tax Season (StatePoint) Though Tax Day happens every year, it still seems to take many Americans by…

Never Forget: What the Past Can Teach Us About Today’s Problems

Never Forget: What the Past Can Teach Us About Today’s Problems (StatePoint) While history may feel like the distant past (and something you may think you…

5 Tips to Shed Those Pounds in the New Year

5 Tips to Shed Those Pounds in the New Year (StatePoint) Maybe you want more energy, or perhaps you want to lose weight and keep…

Mixed Martial Arts & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

Mixed Martial Arts & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

by Victor Moreno/LFN Photos courtesy TNT Fuentes MMA On Saturday, March 30, 2019 the Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce welcomed its newest member, TNT Fuentes MMA located at 208 N. Arroyo Blvd., at their Grand Opening and ribbon cutting ceremony. TNT Fuentes MMA, a combination…

LFU to Compete in State Archery for Scholarships

LFU to Compete in State Archery for Scholarships

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD It’s not common to see archery in a school cafeteria, but that’s been the scene after classes end at Los Fresnos United this school year. A new archery club was started for the opportunity to compete for scholarships. Now, a group of…

Los Fresnos Teen Making an Impact in Wrestling

Los Fresnos Teen Making an Impact in Wrestling by Tony Vindell/LFN Football is the Number 1 sport here in Los Fresnos and practically…

Falcons Shut Out by Permian

Falcons Shut Out by Permian by Billy Watson/LFN ODESSA – The Los Fresnos Falcons knew they were up against former…

Falcons Lose First Non-Conference Game

Falcons Lose First Non-Conference Game by Tony Vindell/LFN Los Fresnos Falcons lost it first game of the season but the…

Sun Bae Taekwando Academy Holds Belt Test

Sun Bae Taekwando Academy Holds Belt Test 37 Students Achieve New Rank Sun Bae Taekwando Academy held a belt test last Thursday,…

Volunteers Pick Up Trash Around Popular Fishing Spot

Volunteers Pick Up Trash Around Popular Fishing Spot

by Tony Vindell/LFN The area around the Joe Gayman Bridge on Texas Highway 48 between Brownsville and Port Isabel is one of the best spots for fishing. Species such as speckled trout, red fish, snook and flounder are usually caught by fishing enthusiasts on any…

Los Fresnos NROTC Student Presents Girl Scouts Project

Los Fresnos NROTC Student Presents Girl Scouts Project

by Tony Vindell/LFN A Los Fresnos high school student submitted a Navy JROTC project during a contest and was named one of seven runner-ups. Audrey Solis is a LFCISD senior who submitted and presented Encouraging Girls to Discover Their Full Potential project during the 12th…

City Places First in It’s Time Texas Challenge Contest

City Places First in It’s Time Texas Challenge Contest by Tony Vindell/LFN The City of Los Fresnos has placed first in the small community…

Palmdale RV Park Presents Fundraiser Donation to EMS

Palmdale RV Park Presents Fundraiser Donation to EMS Representatives of Palmdale RV Park recently presented the Los Fresnos EMS Department a check from…

Los Fresnos Participates in It’s Time Texas

Los Fresnos Participates in It’s Time Texas The City participated in its 2nd year of the statewide community challenge called It’s Time…

New Multi-family Complex Coming to Los Fresnos

New Multi-family Complex Coming to Los Fresnos by Tony Vindell/LFN A new multi-family housing development is coming to Los Fresnos and this…

Poll: Texans Want Government Involved in Health Care

Poll: Texans Want Government Involved in Health Care

by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – An overwhelming majority of Texans believe that state government needs to take a major role in making the health-care system work well. According to recent polling by the Episcopal Health Foundation, at least eight of 10 Texans want the government to play…

Texas Health Centers to Make Stable Funding Case in DC

Texas Health Centers to Make Stable Funding Case in DC

by Eric Galatas DENTON, Texas – Thousands of community health-center advocates, doctors, nurses, professionals and patients are headed to the nation’s capital this week to urge their representatives to ensure long-term, stable funding. Doreen Rue, chief executive of the nonprofit Health Services of North Texas,…

Texas Moms Testify to Keep Mercury Protections

Texas Moms Testify to Keep Mercury Protections by Eric Galatas SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Mothers from 15 states including Texas traveled to the…

George Strait Closes Out Houston Rodeo

George Strait Closes Out Houston Rodeo by Tony Vindell/LFN George Strait, the legendary country music star, closed out the Houston Rodeo…

Report: Feds’ Biofuel Policy Produced Unintended Environmental Consequences

Report: Feds’ Biofuel Policy Produced Unintended Environmental Consequences by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – A new report says the federal Renewable Fuel Standard, created to…

Companies Pledge to Hire More Applicants with Criminal Backgrounds

Companies Pledge to Hire More Applicants with Criminal Backgrounds by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – Leading companies in the United States, and trade groups representing…