Mariachi, 8 schools to perform at Tailgate Friday

Mariachi, 8 schools to perform at Tailgate Friday Eight schools are scheduled to participate in the Tailgate Zone before the Falcon football game against Harlingen Friday, Oct. 27.…

Rodeo Grounds to Host First Ever Cowboy Cook-Off This Weekend

Rodeo Grounds to Host First Ever Cowboy Cook-Off This Weekend

The first ever Smokin’ Hwy 100 Cook-Off Festival is set to kick off this weekend and is sure to provide fun for the whole family!  The cook-off will be calling the Los Fresnos rodeo grounds home for Friday, November 17th and Saturday, November 18th.  The…

2017 Trick or Treat at the Park

2017 Trick or Treat at the Park

Story and photos by Victor Moreno/LFN The 2017 “Trick or Treat at the Park” Halloween Festival had a larger attendance than previous years according to Executive Director of the Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce, Val Champion.  The event took place at Los Fresnos Memorial Park…

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…

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…

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…

5 Home Maintenance Projects to Tackle this Fall

5 Home Maintenance Projects to Tackle this Fall

(StatePoint) Fall is the perfect time to complete those pesky home maintenance projects left on your to do list. If you’ve been putting off these chores, you’re not alone, but it could cost you. In fact, a national survey from Erie Insurance shows many Americans…

Tips to Get Your Family Moving and Boost Fitness

Tips to Get Your Family Moving and Boost Fitness

(StatePoint) Regular exercise is an important part of helping to keep your family healthy and strong. Indeed, physical activity can help you live longer, improve your mood, reduce your risk for life-threatening diseases and strengthen bones and muscles, according to the Centers for Disease Control…

Small Changes in What You Eat Can Make a Big Difference

Small Changes in What You Eat Can Make a Big Difference (StatePoint) Not everyone is inclined to think about the global impact of their food choices,…

5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays

5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays (StatePoint) Whether you’re hosting or just trying to get into the holiday spirit, preparing your…

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…

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…

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…

Local Business Owner is Proud Mother of Miss Texas Global U.S. 2018

Local Business Owner is Proud Mother of Miss Texas Global U.S. 2018

by Victor Moreno/LFN Letty Urbina, owner of local business New Look Salon located at 810 West Ocean Boulevard Suite C – 1, is extremely proud of her daughter Pamela who has yet again achieved another milestone in her modeling career.  Pamela Lee Urbina, who has…

Annual Christmas Parade & Festival Slated for December 2, 2017

Annual Christmas Parade & Festival Slated for December 2, 2017

by Victor Moreno/LFN The City of Los Fresnos and the Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce are presenting the annual Christmas Parade and Festival scheduled for Saturday, December 2 this year. The theme for this year’s parade and festival will be “12 Days of Christmas”. The…

Coach Brown Guest Speaker at Chamber of Commerce Get Together

Coach Brown Guest Speaker at Chamber of Commerce Get Together by Victor Moreno/LFN With the final game of the World Series looming just minutes away…

2017 Trick or Treat at the Park

2017 Trick or Treat at the Park Story and photos by Victor Moreno/LFN The 2017 “Trick or Treat at the Park” Halloween…

5th Annual Boots on Ground Veterans Memorial Mud Run Scheduled for Saturday November 11th

5th Annual Boots on Ground Veterans Memorial Mud Run Scheduled for Saturday November 11th The City of Los Fresnos Boots On Ground Veterans Memorial Endurance 4 mile obstacle Mud…

Local Student Maria Tobar Receives National Honor

Local Student Maria Tobar Receives National Honor Los Fresnos student recognized for superior academic achievement by The National Society of High School…

Texas Coalition Calls Gun Violence a Public Health Issue

Texas Coalition Calls Gun Violence a Public Health Issue

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas — Another deadly mass shooting, this time in a south Texas town, has some state legislators seeking to recast the debate over gun violence as a public health issue. At a news conference by the group Texas Gun Sense, lawmakers and…

Texas’ CARE Act for Family Caregivers: It’s a Start

Texas’ CARE Act for Family Caregivers: It’s a Start

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – A new state law went into effect this year to help Texans care for loved ones who are ill or have a disability, but advocates say more should be done to help family caregivers. Statistics show if the family members…

Health Journal Sounds Alarm Over Texas Cuts to Family Planning

Health Journal Sounds Alarm Over Texas Cuts to Family Planning by Mark Richardson HOUSTON, Texas – A major public health journal says publicly funded family-planning programs…

New Earthquake-Monitoring System Tracks Texas Tremors

New Earthquake-Monitoring System Tracks Texas Tremors by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Many Texans think earthquakes are something they worry about out…

Budget Cuts Keep Texas Kids with Disabilities from Getting Therapy

Budget Cuts Keep Texas Kids with Disabilities from Getting Therapy by Mark Richardson TYLER, Texas – Funding cuts are forcing thousands of Texas children with disabilities…

Report Finds Disparities for Children of Color in Texas, U.S.

Report Finds Disparities for Children of Color in Texas, U.S. by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – A new report finds significant disparities in public policies for…