Top 10 Spotlight: Christi Garza Focused on Sports, Academics

Top 10 Spotlight: Christi Garza Focused on Sports, Academics Sports has been a big part of Christi Garza’s life since elementary school, but she is ready for the next…

National Free Comic Book Day Hits Comic Book Specialty Shops May 7th

National Free Comic Book Day Hits Comic Book Specialty Shops May 7th

BALTIMORE, MD – On Saturday May 7th, over 2,300 comic book shops across North America and around the world will give out over 6 million comic books—free of charge—during Free Comic Book Day (FCBD). The annual event is one of the most anticipated comic book…

100th Anniversary Culminates in Centennial Celebration

100th Anniversary Culminates in Centennial Celebration

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD On Saturday, April 16th, the Community Centennial Celebration delivered on its promise – to be an activity that was fun for people of all ages. From infants in strollers to 94-year-old Evelyn Kyle Carrell, Saturday’s celebration had more than four hours of…

Delilah Invites You to Get Your Grub On for Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness

Delilah Invites You to Get Your Grub On for Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness March 4, 2006 may have been just an ordinary day for you and I but…

Colorful Rodeo Parade Had a Little Bit of Everything

Colorful Rodeo Parade Had a Little Bit of Everything The 27th Annual Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo Parade Saturday featured more than 1,000 students participating…

Centennial Anniversary Stage Show Scheduled Friday, Jan. 22

Centennial Anniversary Stage Show Scheduled Friday, Jan. 22 The year-long Los Fresnos CISD Centennial Celebration continues. A Centennial Anniversary Stage Show will feature…

City of Harlingen Hosts 12th Annual Winter Texan Appreciation Fiesta

City of Harlingen Hosts 12th Annual Winter Texan Appreciation Fiesta HARLINGEN — Hundreds of guests are expected to attend the City of Harlingen’s 12th Annual…

Hints for Tackling Tough Household Chores

Hints for Tackling Tough Household Chores

(StatePoint) A long to-do list can seem daunting. But it doesn’t have to. A few strategies can help you be more productive and get tough household chores tackled in record time. Organize As You Go The longer you leave certain organizational chores to build up,…

Why It’s Important to Carve Your Own Identity

Why It’s Important to Carve Your Own Identity

(StatePoint) As a society, we sometimes tend to put people in boxes and narrow an individual’s character to a single label — especially if he or she is different from us. While accepting the labels people apply to us seems only natural at times; doing…

Will Smart Home Technology Change the Way We Live?

Will Smart Home Technology Change the Way We Live? (StatePoint) Can the appliances in your kitchen serve as your personal nutritionist? Not now, but…

Weekend Warrior: Take Your Home from Boring to Beautiful

Weekend Warrior: Take Your Home from Boring to Beautiful (StatePoint) It often feels like there aren’t enough hours in a day to accomplish chores;…

10 Tips to Stick with Your Weight Loss Goals

10 Tips to Stick with Your Weight Loss Goals (StatePoint) Deciding to lose weight is a great first step toward wellness. But goal setting…

UTRGV Guitar Festival 2016 Showcases Established and New Musical Talent

UTRGV Guitar Festival 2016 Showcases Established and New Musical Talent RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS  –  The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will host the…

Patrick Brown Named Athletic Director, Head Football Coach

Patrick Brown Named Athletic Director, Head Football Coach

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Patrick Brown has been named to the position of Athletic Director/Head Football Coach at Los Fresnos High School. The Los Fresnos CISD Board of Trustees approved the position at a Special Called meeting Monday. Brown has 17 years coaching experience at successful…

University of Houston-Victoria’s Valdez earns Red River Athletic Conference Honor

University of Houston-Victoria’s Valdez earns Red River Athletic Conference Honor

University of Houston-Victoria midfielder Jonathan Valdez was recently named to the Red River Athletic Conference men’s soccer all-conference second team. The sophomore from Los Fresnos played a key role in the Jaguars’ success this season where he tallied three goals and four assists. The Jaguars…

Coach Becky Woods Celebrates 600th Victory

Coach Becky Woods Celebrates 600th Victory   Los Fresnos High School (Texas) Volleyball Coach Becky Woods, now in her 31st year…

Falcons Beat Yellow Jackets in Week Two

Falcons Beat Yellow Jackets in Week Two 40-6 victory over Edcouch-Elsa Los Fresnos Annihilates Yellow Jackets in Week Two ► MORE PHOTOS…

Lady Falcons Trounce Nikki Rowe

Lady Falcons Trounce Nikki Rowe Los Fresnos Beats Rival Lady Warriors with 25-17, 25-20, 26-24 Victory It doesn’t seem that…

New Turf, New Season!

New Turf, New Season! Football practice resumed on Monday, August 3, 2015 in preparation for the 2015-2016 Falcons Football…

Home Health Care Providers  Topic of Chamber Meeting

Home Health Care Providers Topic of Chamber Meeting

The Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce held its monthly meeting at the Los Fresnos Inn & Suites meeting room on Thursday, April 28.  The topic of Home Health and In-Home Care Providers was aptly covered by PAS (Personal Attendants Services) Programs Director, Vannessa Sandoval,…

Los Fresnos Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday

Los Fresnos Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday

Maybe it’s coincidence, maybe not, that Ing. Efren “Red” Cenoz O’Bannon is turning the century marker in his life in the same year as LFCISD is celebrating it’s 100th Anniversary. Efren or “Red” as most affectionately addressed him because of his red hair and dynamic…

Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor New Feature to Popular Local Restaurant

Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor New Feature to Popular Local Restaurant Los Fresnos has enjoyed Julia’s Mexican cuisine for 25 years as Julia’s Restaurant has become…

Open Carry and Texas Gun Laws Discussed at Chamber General Meeting

Open Carry and Texas Gun Laws Discussed at Chamber General Meeting The Los Fresnos Police Department hosted an Open Carry and Texas Gun Laws presentation presented…

Double Ribbon Cutting Kicks Off New Year for Fledgling Businesses

Double Ribbon Cutting Kicks Off New Year for Fledgling Businesses The New Year is off to a great start for the Los Fresnos business community…

Los Fresnos Resident Recognized for Selfless Action

Los Fresnos Resident Recognized for Selfless Action The City of Los Fresnos took time during the city council meeting held on December…

Mothers Driving Change in Juvenile Justice System

Mothers Driving Change in Juvenile Justice System

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – As thousands of youths enter the Texas juvenile-justice system each year, a new report says thousands of mothers will face the pain of separation because their child is behind bars. A new report, “Mothers at the Gate” from the…

Texas is Top State for Wind Generation Capacity

Texas is Top State for Wind Generation Capacity

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Texas is probably not the first place you think of when it comes to renewable energy, but the Lone Star State leads the nation in wind power. How a state built on oil and gas has moved to the…

Texas Health Officials Warn Zika Virus Will Arrive Soon

Texas Health Officials Warn Zika Virus Will Arrive Soon by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – The Zika virus is on its way to Texas…

Feds Temporarily Extend Texas Program for Uncompensated Care

Feds Temporarily Extend Texas Program for Uncompensated Care by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Legislature has thus far refused to expand…

TX Judge’s Order Blocks Child-Care License for Detention Centers

TX Judge’s Order Blocks Child-Care License for Detention Centers by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – A Texas judge has granted an immigrant rights group,…

Report: Chemical Plants Spewing Toxins Across Texas

Report: Chemical Plants Spewing Toxins Across Texas by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Preventable breakdowns and maintenance errors are causing chemical plants…