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…

South Texas Comic Con Draws Thousands of Fans

South Texas Comic Con Draws Thousands of Fans

by Tony Vindell/LFN Fans of comic books, superheroes and science fiction movie characters flooded the McAllen Convention Center during the 5th Annual South Texas Comic Con. South Texas Comic Con is a pop culture celebration where fans of comic books, fantasy, sci-fi, gaming and other…

First Pet Costume Contest Held at Artisan Market

First Pet Costume Contest Held at Artisan Market

by Tony Vindell/LFN Linda Lopez presents Jose Medellin and King the $50 first prize.A dozen or so dog owners participated in the first Pet Costume Contest held at Los Fresnos Memorial Park on North Arroyo Boulevard. A small black dog, dressed up as Batman and…

Autism Awareness Festival Held in Brownsville

Autism Awareness Festival Held in Brownsville by Tony Vindell/LFN Children games, pony rides, hula hoops, music and many other activities were…

Leo Aguilar Foundation Tournament Set for March 10th

Leo Aguilar Foundation Tournament Set for March 10th by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Golfers are encouraged to participate in the 32nd Annual Leo Aguilar Foundation…

Los Fresnos Rodeo Ends Riding High

Los Fresnos Rodeo Ends Riding High by Tony Vindell/LFN The 29th annual Los Fresnos Rodeo is now history, but the city’s…

Kite Fest Delights Crowds on SPI

Kite Fest Delights Crowds on SPI by Tony Vindell/LFN A flying octopus, shark, and even a humpback whale could be seen…

Don’t Forget to Spring-Clean Your Credit Report

Don’t Forget to Spring-Clean Your Credit Report

(StatePoint) Spring is in the air and it’s time for the annual ritual of deep cleaning, dusting, mopping, organizing — and checking your credit report. Experts recommend checking your credit report at each of the national credit reporting agencies (CRAs) several times annually. Why? When…

Diet vs. Exercise: Which is Better for Weight Loss?

Diet vs. Exercise: Which is Better for Weight Loss?

(StatePoint) What’s more important: diet or exercise? Anyone who’s tried to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle has likely asked this question. Sixty-eight percent of people want to lose 10 pounds or more, according to a recent Harris Poll on behalf of Nutrisystem. It’s…

5 Ways to Reduce Everyday Stress

5 Ways to Reduce Everyday Stress (StatePoint) Deadlines, responsibilities, bills — there are so many causes of stress in our lives.…

Large-Scale Efforts Helping Pre-K Teachers Receive Resources; You Can, Too

Large-Scale Efforts Helping Pre-K Teachers Receive Resources; You Can, Too (StatePoint) Studies have shown that high-quality pre-K education better prepares children to achieve in school…

Spring Tips to Start an Exercise Routine

Spring Tips to Start an Exercise Routine (StatePoint) Spring is an ideal time to get active outdoors and kickstart a fitness regimen…

How New Technology is Helping Children Cope with Cancer

How New Technology is Helping Children Cope with Cancer (StatePoint) One of the toughest aspects of managing cancer in children is communicating with young…

Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy Students Heds to Nationals

Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy Students Heds to Nationals

Georgina Gonzalez a Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy student, competed in the 2018 Gulf AAU Taekwondo Championship on May 5th and qualified for the AAU Nationals, that will be held from July 2nd to the 7th in Florida. Georgina brought home 2nd in sparring and 3rd…

Falcons Season Ends In Re-Match Loss To Lake Travis

Falcons Season Ends In Re-Match Loss To Lake Travis

Athletic Director Patrick Brown Praises Student Athletes and Fans for Effort and Support by Victor Moreno, LFN • photos by Ricki’s Photos The Falcons football season officially came to an end with a 42-7 loss in a re-match with the previous years challenger Austin Lake…

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…

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…

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…

Police Issue Reports for Busiest Month of Year

Police Issue Reports for Busiest Month of Year

by Tony Vindell/LFN The numbers, figures or statistics are in for the busiest time of year for Los Fresnos police. That is for March, or the month when thousands of U.S. college students travel on Texas Highway 100 during the annual spring break recess in…

Los Fresnos Couple Master Art of Making Brittle

Los Fresnos Couple Master Art of Making Brittle

by Tony Vindell/LFN Brittle lovers now have a place to get the sweet treat made right here at home. Warren MacNelly and his wife, Marilou, are a Los Fresnos couple behind a business venture called Mac’s Brittle which they advertise as Sinfully Delicious. Unlike the…

Local Citizen, City Place in Contest

Local Citizen, City Place in Contest by Tony Vindell/LFN A local resident and the City of Los Fresnos took first and…

Alex Dominguez for State Representative District 37

Alex Dominguez for State Representative District 37 Brownsville, TX – Cameron County Commissioner Alex Dominguez of Brownsville is on the May 22…

Fishing a Popular Sport on SPI

Fishing a Popular Sport on SPI by Tony Vindell/LFN The annual sheepshead run is pretty much over but anglers still have…

A Sinkhole Develops on Texas Highway West of Los Fresnos

A Sinkhole Develops on Texas Highway West of Los Fresnos by Tony Vindell/LFN A sinkhole, measuring about six feet deep and 25 feet around, developed…

Study: Texas Has High Rate of Food Insecurity, Hunger

Study: Texas Has High Rate of Food Insecurity, Hunger

by Mark Richardson LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas ranks among the top states in the country for food insecurity, according to a new report, with more than 4.3 million people who may not know where their next meal is coming from. The report, “Map the Meal Gap,”…

Parents of Teen Killed in Car Crash Urge Texans to Buckle Up

Parents of Teen Killed in Car Crash Urge Texans to Buckle Up

TxDOT launches ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign to reduce unbelted injuries, fatalities AUSTIN – On the evening of Oct. 28, 2017, Kailee Mills was traveling with three friends to a Halloween party when the car she was riding in went out of control and flipped…

Texas Law Blocks Teachers From Striking for Better Pay, Benefits

Texas Law Blocks Teachers From Striking for Better Pay, Benefits by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Statistics out this week show that teachers’ salaries in Texas…

Study: Investing in Public Services Brings Improved Health Outcomes

Study: Investing in Public Services Brings Improved Health Outcomes by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – Can building a library improve the health of the people who…

Marchers to Demand Texas Politicians “Respect Science”

Marchers to Demand Texas Politicians “Respect Science” by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Organizers of Austin’s annual March for Science hope to send a message…

The Alamo Announces Statewide Roadshow

The Alamo Announces Statewide Roadshow Join the Alamo at locations across the state to discuss the future of the Shrine…