Tips to Save and Spend Wisely in 2017

Tips to Save and Spend Wisely in 2017 (StatePoint) Did you get carried away with the holiday spirit this past season? On the heels of hefty spending, the…

3rd Annual Back-to-School Fair Scheduled Aug. 2

3rd Annual Back-to-School Fair Scheduled Aug. 2

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD The 3nd Annual Los Fresnos CISD Community Back-To-School Fair will be held from 8-11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2 at the Los Fresnos United Dome, located at 33790 FM 803. Four sponsors – DentaQuest, Driscoll Health Plan, Molina Health Care, and Superior Health…

Los Fresnos Celebrates Independence 2017

Los Fresnos Celebrates Independence 2017

The Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce with the help of Walmart, Rio Grande LNG, the City of Los Fresnos, Los Fresnos P.D., Los Fresnos C.D.C., Los Fresnos E.M.S. and Fire Department, and Los Fresnos C.I.S.D. held the annual Fourth of July celebration at Memorial Park…

Independence Day Celebration 2017

Independence Day Celebration 2017 Annual Celebration Scheduled for this Saturday, July 1, 2017 The Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce…

Graduation 2017

Graduation 2017 by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Commencement 2017 will be remembered as the event whose crowd rivaled those…

Enter our 2017 Easter Coloring Contest Today!

Enter our 2017 Easter Coloring Contest Today! Hey Kids! Download, print and color this picture then bring it in to the Los Fresnos News…

Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo & Concert

Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo & Concert “Biggest Little Rodeo in Texas” returns for 28th year this weekend February 17-19, 2017 The…

At Work All Day? How to Incorporate Exercise into Your Life

At Work All Day? How to Incorporate Exercise into Your Life

(StatePoint) Leading a sedentary lifestyle can have a serious impact on one’s health. In fact, too much sitting can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease, according to the American Heart Association, which cites a study that showed that adults who watch more than four hours…

Why Experts Say High-Speed Internet Access Matters to Families and Businesses Nationwide

Why Experts Say High-Speed Internet Access Matters to Families and Businesses Nationwide

(StatePoint) In the same way the telephone brought new opportunities for business development and economic prosperity to America’s heartland decades ago, experts say that today, expanding broadband to every part of the country will have positive impacts on all communities nationwide. In short: no matter…

5 Great Ways to Reduce Stress

5 Great Ways to Reduce Stress (StatePoint) The constant juggle of work, family and other responsibilities can cause anybody to feel…

Tips to Avoid ‘Summer Brain Drain’

Tips to Avoid ‘Summer Brain Drain’ (StatePoint) It’s only natural that kids get excited for summer vacation. However, parents may be…

7 Ways to Get Fit as a Family

7 Ways to Get Fit as a Family (StatePoint) Healthy eating habits and gym routines can be hard to sustain. For parents who…

Great Tips to Get in Shape and Stay in Shape

Great Tips to Get in Shape and Stay in Shape (StatePoint) Losing weight and living a healthier lifestyle top millions of people’s list of goals.…

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 Runs. The event will take place on Saturday June 1 oth, 2017 at Memorial Park in Los Fresnos beginning at 7:30 am to 10:30 am. This event is organized to…

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…

Falcon’s Epic Run for State Football Championship Ends in Lake Travis

Falcon’s Epic Run for State Football Championship Ends in Lake Travis Congratulations to the Falcons Varsity Football Team on a Great Season! by Victor Moreno/LFN The…

Recent Graduate Receives Full Academic Scholarship Through Terry Foundation

Recent Graduate Receives Full Academic Scholarship Through Terry Foundation

Special to Los Fresnos News Recent Los Fresnos High School graduate Corina Medina was recently named a 2017 Terry Scholar, earning a full academic scholarship through The Terry Foundation. Based in Houston, The Terry Foundation is the largest private scholarship provider in the state of…

LFVFD Bayview Substation Dubbed the “Meyn” Station

LFVFD Bayview Substation Dubbed the “Meyn” Station

Substation Dedicated To The Memory Of David And Richard Meyn Story and photos by Victor Moreno/LFN David and Richard Meyn were an integral part of the Los Fresnos Volunteer Fire Department. They dedicated a large part of their lives to the Department and helped forge…

Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas To Host “I Tune Out Drugs” Back To School Fair At Ethel Whipple Memorial Library

Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas To Host “I Tune Out Drugs” Back To School Fair At Ethel Whipple Memorial Library Free Services, Food and School Supplies To Be Provided To Those Who Attend Behavioral Health…

Railroad Crossings in Rio Grande Valley Monitored for Safety

Railroad Crossings in Rio Grande Valley Monitored for Safety Los Fresnos PD and Pct 4 Constables Record 20 Violations Within Two Hour Period Story…

Zarsky Lumber Co. Holds Appreciation Day For Gene Daniels After 22 Years of Dedicated Service, Welcomes Martin Magallan

Zarsky Lumber Co. Holds Appreciation Day For Gene Daniels After 22 Years of Dedicated Service, Welcomes Martin Magallan Daniels to Pursue Full Time Service With Fire Department and EMS Story and photos by…

Los Fresnos HS Alumnus Receives Music Educator Scholarship

Los Fresnos HS Alumnus Receives Music Educator Scholarship Special to Los Fresnos News San Antonio, Texas – The Texas Bandmasters Association recently named…

Lack of Affordable Housing Drives Economic Inequality in Texas

Lack of Affordable Housing Drives Economic Inequality in Texas

by Mark Richardson DALLAS – Despite a boom in home building in the state’s largest cities, advocates say affordable housing for low and middle income Texans is getting harder to find. Studies show more than 2 million Texas households, mostly those who rent, spend 30 percent or…

Texas Groups Fight State Plan to “Cut” Local Tree Regulations

Texas Groups Fight State Plan to “Cut” Local Tree Regulations

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Conservation groups, cities and business interests are fighting bills in the Texas Legislature that would strip municipalities of the ability to regulate the removal of old-growth trees. Dozens of people have testified before state House and Senate committees, with most speakers opposed…

Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 11-13

Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 11-13 AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items…

Cornyn, Cruz, Carter, McCaul, Vela Bill Will Rename Checkpoint After Fallen Agent Javier Vega

Cornyn, Cruz, Carter, McCaul, Vela Bill Will Rename Checkpoint After Fallen Agent Javier Vega WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) and U.S. Congressmen John…

Report: UT System Grads Get Better Jobs, Make More Money

Report: UT System Grads Get Better Jobs, Make More Money by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Graduates from University of Texas System schools, on average, do…

Rights Groups Blast TX Leaders Over Special-Session ‘Bathroom Bill’

Rights Groups Blast TX Leaders Over Special-Session ‘Bathroom Bill’ by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – A coalition of rights groups is blasting Texas leaders for…