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…

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 Office for a chance to win an Easter Basket FULL OF GOODIES! One Winner from each age group: 4–5 years old 6–7 years old 8–9 years old Make sure to…

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 Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo and Concert is set to return for its 28th year this weekend at the Los Fresnos Rodeo Grounds, 500 Texas Highway 100 in Los Fresnos, TX.…

Texas Folklife’s BIG SQUEEZE Accordion Contest Returns to the Rio Grande Valley

Texas Folklife’s BIG SQUEEZE Accordion Contest Returns to the Rio Grande Valley Talent Showcase Highlighting Conjunto will be held in Los Fresnos on Saturday, February 4 Special…

“A Christmas Fantasy” Parade and Festival This Saturday

“A Christmas Fantasy” Parade and Festival This Saturday by Victor Moreno/LFN The City of Los Fresnos and Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce…

UTRGV to Host #subculture Event in Downtown Brownsville

UTRGV to Host #subculture Event in Downtown Brownsville   BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS –UTRGV is working with the City of Brownsville to shine a spotlight…

Chamber of Commerce to Present “A Christmas Fantasy” Lighted Parade and Festival

Chamber of Commerce to Present “A Christmas Fantasy” Lighted Parade and Festival Preparations for the 2016 Los Fresnos Christmas lights parade theme: “A Christmas Fantasy” presented by…

Over 5.7 Million Comics To Be Given Away at Free Comic Book Day 2017

Over 5.7 Million Comics To Be Given Away at Free Comic Book Day 2017

Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) remains the major annual event of the comic book industry as over 2,300 comic book specialty retailers worldwide prepare to give away over 5.7 million comics on the first Saturday in May. This year’s event takes place at local comic…

Simple Ways to Incorporate Exercise into Your Daily Life

Simple Ways to Incorporate Exercise into Your Daily Life

(StatePoint) When constantly struggling to juggle the unending daily responsibilities of both work and family life, trying to squeeze in time to exercise can be a daunting task. Throughout the day, you may be faced with the difficult choice: to move or not to move.…

Family-Friendly Tips to Transform Your Home this Season

Family-Friendly Tips to Transform Your Home this Season (StatePoint) Transition your interior décor when temperatures drop — it’s a great time to tap…

Project Provides Legal Services to Low-Income Texas Veterans

Project Provides Legal Services to Low-Income Texas Veterans by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – There seems to be no shortage of challenges to…

Advocates Push for More Latino Votes in Texas

Advocates Push for More Latino Votes in Texas by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – Many political pundits speculate that Texas could take a major…

Keeping Kids Safe This Halloween

Keeping Kids Safe This Halloween (SPM Wire) Trick-or-treating is all fun and games — but don’t forget to take a…

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 Los Fresnos High School to help further their education kicked off their 31st annual golf tournament on Saturday, March 11, 2017. This year’s event was held at the challenging South…

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 playoff road to a State Championship is a difficult road to navigate and this year the path was through Austin Lake Travis. The LFHS Varsity Falcons came into the match-up…

Congratulations, Jackie Kingsbury!

Congratulations, Jackie Kingsbury! Congratulations to Jackie Kingsbury for becoming the first at LFHS to reach 1,000 kills in…

Los Fresnos Alum Cheshire Competing in Paralympics

Los Fresnos Alum Cheshire Competing in Paralympics by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Shawn Cheshire, a 1994 graduate of Los Fresnos High School, is part…

Los Fresnos High School to Add Boys’ and Girls’ Wrestling

Los Fresnos High School to Add Boys’ and Girls’ Wrestling by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Los Fresnos High School is joining the wrestling alliance. The Falcons will…

Falcon Football Tickets On Sale Now

Falcon Football Tickets On Sale Now Tickets for the Falcons’ 2016 season went on sale Monday, July 25, at the Los Fresnos…

Circus Alegria Sets Up Tent for First Time at Los Fresnos Rodeo Grounds

Circus Alegria Sets Up Tent for First Time at Los Fresnos Rodeo Grounds

The Alegria family has been bringing happiness and excitement to families around the world for seven generations and now they are here for your enjoyment Los Fresnos! Circus Alegria features contortionists, jugglers,‎ acrobats, trapeze performers, clowns, and a magnificent group of artists from around the…

Ribbon Cutting for Two New Businesses

Ribbon Cutting for Two New Businesses

Hopes & Dreams Collectibles and J Paulus Portrait Photography Join Los Fresnos Business Community Mayor Polo Narvaez, the Chamber of Commerce, and friends and family gathered with owners Lupita Gomez of Hopes & Dreams Collectibles and Juan Pablo Gomez of J Paulus Portrait Photograpy on…

Local Martial Arts School Competes in San Antonio

Local Martial Arts School Competes in San Antonio Special to Los Fresnos News Training out of Los Fresnos Fitness Gym and with only…

Tri-Chamber Delegation Takes “Rio Grande International Trade Day at the Capital” Trip to Austin

Tri-Chamber Delegation Takes “Rio Grande International Trade Day at the Capital” Trip to Austin On March 29, 2017 a delegation from the Rio Grande Valley, primarily comprised of delegates…

New FM 803 Opens, Old FM 803 Closes Temporarily

New FM 803 Opens, Old FM 803 Closes Temporarily by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD The much-anticipated FM 803 realignment project will improve traffic along a new…

New Look Joins Los Fresnos Business Community

New Look Joins Los Fresnos Business Community On Monday, March 20, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. New Look Salon celebrated their new home…

Groups Oppose Bills to License ICE Detention Centers for Child Care

Groups Oppose Bills to License ICE Detention Centers for Child Care

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – A bill in the Texas Legislature aims to overturn previous court rulings barring state officials from licensing federal detention centers as child-care providers. A coalition of groups is opposing House Bill 2225 and a companion Senate bill, which would…

Bill Would Put 17-Year-Olds in Texas Juvenile System

Bill Would Put 17-Year-Olds in Texas Juvenile System

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Texas is one of only a handful of states that still prosecutes 17-year-olds as adults in its criminal justice system, but state lawmakers could soon change that. A coalition of advocacy groups is backing House Bill 122, to change…

Report: Gulf Restoration Should Focus on Coastal Areas

Report: Gulf Restoration Should Focus on Coastal Areas by Mark Richardson GALVESTON, Texas – An explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform seven…

Poll: Texans, Others Oppose Bill to Limit Malpractice Lawsuits

Poll: Texans, Others Oppose Bill to Limit Malpractice Lawsuits by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Voters in Texas and several other key red states…

Backers See ‘Medicare for All’ as Cure for U.S. Health Care

Backers See ‘Medicare for All’ as Cure for U.S. Health Care by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – With Republicans trying to resuscitate their plan to replace the…

Texas Sees Rapid Growth in Solar Power Capacity, Jobs

Texas Sees Rapid Growth in Solar Power Capacity, Jobs by Mark Richardson SAN ANTONIO – The solar-power industry in Texas has grown consistently in…