Resaca Middle School Best in Region

Resaca Middle School Best in Region App Designers Honored for Work on Hello Navi Resaca Middle School Principal Asael Ruvalcaba was all smiles as he recognized…

Volleyball Team Recognized

Volleyball Team Recognized

The 2013 Los Fresnos High School volleyball team was introduced to trustees at Monday’s meeting. The Lady Falcons were District 32-5A co-champions and advanced to the third round of the playoffs. Coach Becky Woods (top right) introduced members of the team and told trustees about…

Football Team Recognized

Football Team Recognized

The 2013 Los Fresnos High School football team was introduced to trustees at Monday’s meeting. The Falcons advanced to the second round of the playoffs. Coach Clint Finley introduced each member of the team to trustees.…

Cross Country Teams Recognized

Cross Country Teams Recognized The 2013 Los Fresnos High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams were introduced to…

Atascosa Soccer Center

Atascosa Soccer Center Home of “The Vipers” Excellent Success! 243 registered players, 36 Teams Strong! After many years…

LFHS SENIOR JENNIFER ZAPATA QUALIFIES FOR STATE CROSS COUNTRY MEET

LFHS SENIOR JENNIFER ZAPATA QUALIFIES FOR STATE CROSS COUNTRY MEET by Audrey Urbis For senior cross country runner Jennifer Zapata, qualifying for the Texas UIL…

FALCONS BEAT PORTER 70-0 IN CONFERENCE GAME

FALCONS BEAT PORTER 70-0 IN CONFERENCE GAME Friday, November 8th, Los Fresnos took on Harlingen South, both teams being top units in…

Secrets for Generating a Second Income

Secrets for Generating a Second Income

(StatePoint) In today’s tumultuous economic times, extra income is not just a luxury, but a necessary safety net, according to many financial experts. “Relying solely on a single employer to make ends meet is a surefire way to end up struggling, as so many Americans…

Texas State Park Youth Ambassadors

How do you encourage young people to unplug and get outside? Here’s a hint: scrap the nature hike and host a concert instead. Young volunteers are coming up with creative new ways to get their friends outdoors. Texas Parks and Wildlife has this report. For…

The “Unselfie” Introduced for 2nd Annual Giving Tuesday

The “Unselfie” Introduced for 2nd Annual Giving Tuesday Texas Diaper Bank Among Local Groups Taking Part by John Michaelson AUSTIN, Texas – With…

Christmas on the Border

Christmas on the Border The first Christmas celebration in Mexico took place in 1538 when missionaries brought Roman Catholicism…

Fall Colors

Fall Colors   You might think New England, not Texas, if you think of trees turning color…

$196 million in PUF Dollars Awarded for New Valley University of Texas Medical School and University

$196 million in PUF Dollars Awarded for New Valley University of Texas Medical School and University AUSTIN – University of Texas Regents approved $196 million in new expenditures Thursday for the…

Another Great Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo, Parade & Livestock Show!

Another Great Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo, Parade & Livestock Show!

Rodeo Parade Results Equestrian #1 OK Corral #2 Charros La Herradura #3 California Trail Riders Marching / Walking #1 L.F. High School Band #2 T.W. Keller Drill Team #3. Dora Romero Elementary Float #1 ACE- After School Centers on Education #2 A New Beginning Center…

RGV Texas Master Naturalist Training Application Deadline Fast Approaching

RGV Texas Master Naturalist Training Application Deadline Fast Approaching

SAN BENITO, Texas – So, what’s the big deal about the Rio Grande Valley ecosystem? Why don’t I see the famed Texas Horned Lizards of my childhood anymore? Is that bug really necessary? Why would I want to put native plants in my garden? Answers…

Christmas Parade & Festival This Saturday!

Christmas Parade & Festival This Saturday! Santa will soon be here! The Christmas Parade and Festival will be on Saturday, December…

Angelic Nails Open in Los Fresnos

Angelic Nails Open in Los Fresnos Ribbon Cutting was held for Angelic Nails, Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. Come…

LFCISD Schools Honor Veterans

LFCISD Schools Honor Veterans Several Los Fresnos CISD schools held Veterans’ Day activities to honor those brave men and…

Michael Martin Murphey Tickets Expected to Go Like “Wildfire”

Michael Martin Murphey Tickets Expected to Go Like “Wildfire” CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas— Michael Martin Murphey returns to the campus of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi…

The BIGGEST Little Rodeo in Texas  Coming to Los Fresnos Jan. 31 – Feb. 2

The BIGGEST Little Rodeo in Texas Coming to Los Fresnos Jan. 31 – Feb. 2

Popular Event Includes Huge Saturday Rodeo Parade, PRCA Rodeo, Cameron County Fair & Livestock Show, Carnival, Vendors & Live Music Entertainment It is time to pull out that western gear and prepare for the 25th Silver Anniversary edition of the Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo to…

Ribbon-Cuttings Held for  Los Campanas Restaurant/Tortilleria and Cepeda’s Taxi Service

Ribbon-Cuttings Held for Los Campanas Restaurant/Tortilleria and Cepeda’s Taxi Service

The Chamber held a final Double Ribbon cutting for the 2013 year with the Cepeda Family who has invested to businesses to the Los Fresnos Community. The celebration was held on Saturday, December 28th. The Chamber welcomed the family to the community. Many attended, seafood…

Los Fresnos Chamber Holds Triple Ribbon Cutting

Los Fresnos Chamber Holds Triple Ribbon Cutting Three businesses are welcomed at Jhovannas Plaza The Triple Ribbon cutting for Perez Carniceria (Meat…

Annual Christmas Parade and Park Celebration Shared “The Spirit of Christmas”

Annual Christmas Parade and Park Celebration Shared “The Spirit of Christmas” On December 14th the Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce and the City of Los Fresnos…

City Approves Preliminary Plans to Create a TIRZ in Los Fresnos

City Approves  Preliminary Plans to Create a TIRZ in Los Fresnos Commission Members Selected as Board of Directors for the Zone by MB Wright, LFN Editor…

City Seek LRGVDC Grant for a Recycling Trailer

City Seek LRGVDC Grant  for a Recycling Trailer The City of Los Fresnos has applied for a 100% grant with the Lower Rio…

Preventing Sexual Assault: Colleges and Men Urged to Lead

Preventing Sexual Assault: Colleges and Men Urged to Lead

Odds of College Woman Being Assaulted: 1 in 5 by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – With an estimated one-in-five women sexually assaulted during college, a new effort is under way to help schools do a better job with prevention and response. The White House Task…

Farm Bill (Finally) Advances, Some Reforms Left Behind

Farm Bill (Finally) Advances, Some Reforms Left Behind

Payment Limits Provision Passed Both Chambers, But Tossed by Committee by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – After more than two years of debate, it appears a new Farm Bill is headed for passage – although there are misgivings on a number of fronts. The legislation…

Public Service Announcement Regarding Influenza

Public Service Announcement Regarding Influenza Influenza-like illness (ILI) intensity is high and widespread in Texas. This high influenza activity is…

Biking in Texas State Parks

Biking in Texas State Parks Scenic destinations and slow speed limits make state parks a great choice for a family…

Cost of Excessive Drinking in Texas: $16 Billion

Cost of Excessive Drinking in Texas: $16 Billion Added Dangers for Women Who Binge Drink by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – A new…

New Year’s Resolution for Parents: Discipline, Not Punishment Expert says Discipline Brings Connection, Punishment Brings Fear

New Year’s Resolution for Parents: Discipline, Not Punishment Expert says Discipline Brings Connection, Punishment Brings Fear Expert says Discipline Brings Connection, Punishment Brings Fear by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – It…