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.…

Next Artisan Market Set for January 27th

Next Artisan Market Set for January 27th

Los Fresnos’ newest monthly event, sponsored by The Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce and the City of Los Fresnos, is scheduled for the evening of Saturday, January 27, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The UNDER THE STARS LOS FRESNOS ARTISAN MARKET is held…

Folklorico Joins Artisan Market

Folklorico Joins Artisan Market

The second Los Fresnos Under the Stars Artisan Market was held on Saturday, December 16th. Due to the cold weather, the Los Fresnos Boys and Girls Club opened its doors to the Artisan Market, providing a nice, warm environment for vendors and visitors alike. The…

New Monthly Event Expected to Bring New Vendor Opportunities

New Monthly Event Expected to Bring New Vendor Opportunities Los Fresnos will see a new event this weekend. The Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce…

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…

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…

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…

5 Weight Loss Tips from a Woman Who Lost 128 Pounds

5 Weight Loss Tips from a Woman Who Lost 128 Pounds

(StatePoint) Sometimes the best advice comes from someone who’s been there, done that. So, if you’re resolving to lose weight, why not consider the wisdom of someone who faced this challenge, and did so with great success? Morgan Root, an Army veteran, found that after…

How to Be More Creative in the New Year

How to Be More Creative in the New Year

(StatePoint) Those with creative or artistic aspirations know that consistently staying motivated and inspired is easier said than done. Whether you’re a songwriter, a poet or a visual artist, these tried-and-true habits and new tools can help you to create your best work in the…

4 Steps to a Healthier You this New Year

4 Steps to a Healthier You this New Year (StatePoint) Want to make resolutions you’ll keep this new year? Think simple, sustainable changes. Follow…

New Benefits and Insurance Options You Can Expect in 2018

New Benefits and Insurance Options You Can Expect in 2018 (StatePoint) Ever wondered whether your insurance policy was actually working for you? You may be…

How to Cut Through the Chaos and Stay Organized in the New Year

How to Cut Through the Chaos and Stay Organized in the New Year (StatePoint) Want to be better organized this year? From making and keeping appointments, to completing…

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…

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 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…

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…

New Home For Los Fresnos Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Underway

New Home For Los Fresnos Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Underway

Construction of a new home for the Los Fresnos Volunteer Fire Department and EMS is underway.  Site work for the 33,000 square foot facility began in October of 2017 but in recent weeks evidence of the construction is taking shape.  The new facility is located…

Organic Produce, Homemade Treats Available Each Month at UTRGV Farmers Market

Organic Produce, Homemade Treats Available Each Month at UTRGV Farmers Market

by Amanda A. Taylor RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – Fresh produce, home baked goods and vegan and vegetarian items are available for a small cost to university students and the public every month, through the UTRGV Environmental Awareness Club’s Farmers Market. Bunches of deep green kale and…

Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts to Host Latino Comics Expo February 3rd – 4th

Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts to Host Latino Comics Expo February 3rd – 4th The Brownville Museum of Fine Art will be hosting The Latino Comics Expo in Brownsville…

First Catch Center Events at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

First Catch Center Events at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge Special to Los Fresnos News Join us for the inauguration of a Take Me Fishing™…

Under Construction

Under Construction Expect Delays Along Highway 100 This Holiday by Victor Moreno/LFN Road construction began on the…

The New Green

The New Green DECA members hope to promote environmental conservation through recycling in the community by Karen Lamas…

Study Links Emissions From Fracked Wells to Low Birthweight Babies

Study Links Emissions From Fracked Wells to Low Birthweight Babies

by Mark Richardson ODESSA, Texas – Pregnant women living next to fracked gas wells in Texas and elsewhere are more likely to have a low birth-weight baby – that’s the finding in a new study from Princeton University. The researchers compared the locations of parents’ homes to…

Feds Grant Texas $25 Billion Extension of Medicaid Waiver

Feds Grant Texas $25 Billion Extension of Medicaid Waiver

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Health care providers in Texas are getting a $25 billion shot in the arm with the five-year extension of a Medicaid program by the federal government. The plan, known as an 1115 Demonstration Waiver is considered a low-cost alternative to traditional Medicaid.…

2017 Coverage of Trump Left Little Room for Climate Change

2017 Coverage of Trump Left Little Room for Climate Change by Mark Richardson DALLAS – This year reporters seemed to focus on President Donald Trump’s every…

Texas’ ACA Signups Almost Match Last Year’s Enrollment

Texas’ ACA Signups Almost Match Last Year’s Enrollment by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – With the help of a coalition of consumer and faith-based…

ACLU Texas Demands Info on County Agreements with ICE

ACLU Texas Demands Info on County Agreements with ICE by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – The American Civil Liberties Union is confronting a number of Texas counties that…

Groups Sue EPA to Enforce Texas Regional Haze Plan

Groups Sue EPA to Enforce Texas Regional Haze Plan by Mark Richardson EL PASO, Texas – A coalition of conservation groups is taking the Environmental…