FFA Students Cook Meals for Los Fresnos First Responders

FFA Students Cook Meals for Los Fresnos First Responders The Los Fresnos FFA Chapter did its part to thank first responders on the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001…

Boy Scouts Observe 9/11 in Memorial Ceremony

Boy Scouts Observe 9/11 in Memorial Ceremony

Story and photos by Victor Moreno On Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 7:30pm at Memorial Park Los Fresnos Cub Scout Pack 61 and the City of Los Fresnos hosted the 9/11 Memorial Observance Ceremony. Led by Terence Schraut, Troop 61 Scout Master, several area youth…

Tailgate Entertainment to Begin on Sept. 23 Football Game

Tailgate Entertainment to Begin on Sept. 23 Football Game

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Football tailgating is returning for a third straight year. Los Fresnos Falcon fans are invited to bring their barbecue pits and schools will entertain the crowds for Tailgate activities that will begin with the Sept. 23 game against San Benito. Tailgating will…

Leo Aguilar Foundation 5K Walk/Run set Oct. 15

Leo Aguilar Foundation 5K Walk/Run set Oct. 15 Several hundred students and adults are expected to participate in the 4th Annual Leo Aguilar…

9/11 Memorial Observance Ceremony

9/11 Memorial Observance Ceremony To Be Held Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 7:30pm • Memorial Park Boy Scout Troop 61 and…

City of Los Fresnos Independence Day Celebration

City of Los Fresnos Independence Day Celebration Saturday, July 2, 2016 4th of July Parade to be followed by Celebration at Memorial…

ARC Summer Pumptrack Tour Comes to Los Fresnos

ARC Summer Pumptrack Tour Comes to Los Fresnos American Ramp Company will be setting up an all wheel pumptrack at Memorial Park in…

Texas Group Promotes Monument for Latino Conservation Week

Texas Group Promotes Monument for Latino Conservation Week

by Mark Richardson EL PASO, Texas — This week marks the third annual Latino Conservation Week, and organizers are shining a spotlight on the Latino community’s concern for preserving Texas natural resources. As part of the event, several groups encouraged Latinos to engage in outdoor…

Is Your Child Getting Enough Physical Activity at School?

Is Your Child Getting Enough Physical Activity at School?

(StatePoint) Only one-fourth of kids and teens are getting enough physical activity, according to a recent study; and physical activity is not just a necessity for a healthy body; it can contribute to a healthy mind. The “2016 Shape of the Nation” report by Voices…

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…

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…

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;…

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 of the United States team competing in the Paralympic games which started Wednesday, August 31st, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Cheshire, who has a visual impairment, will be competing in…

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 start boys’ and girls’ wrestling for the first time in school history. Los Fresnos will become of part of District 16-6A, joining 18 other schools from the Rio Grande Valley.…

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…

Summer Volleyball Skills Camp Scheduled July 25-29

Summer Volleyball Skills Camp Scheduled July 25-29 Los Fresnos High School and the South Texas Juniors Volleyball Club will co-sponsor the Summer…

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…

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…

Superintendent Salazar Addresses Los Fresnos Chamber

Superintendent Salazar Addresses Los Fresnos Chamber

Story by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD • Photo by Victor Moreno/LFN Los Fresnos CISD Superintendent Gonzalo Salazar was the keynote speaker at the monthly meeting of the Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce Thursday. Salazar addressed a crowd of about 50 people who gathered at the Los Fresnos…

Elva’s Restaurant Cuts Ribbon for New Location

Elva’s Restaurant Cuts Ribbon for New Location

On Friday, August 19, 2016 Elva’s Restaurant celebrated their ribbon cutting ceremony at their new location at The Village at the Lakes located at 680 East Ocean Boulevard.  From 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. a large crowd enjoyed free hamburgers, nachos, mangonadas, tamales, and menudo.…

New Valley Baptist Healthy Women’s Center Opens in Los Fresnos

New Valley Baptist Healthy Women’s Center Opens in Los Fresnos Center offers free pregnancy tests, increased access to pre-natal care for Valley women by Teri…

USDA Homeowners Programs Now Available In Los Fresnos Area

USDA Homeowners Programs Now Available In Los Fresnos Area The economy and population in Los Fresnos has seen clear signs of growth recently.  The…

Los Fresnos Fitness Community and Local Businesses Show Appreciation For Los Frensos Police Department

Los Fresnos Fitness Community and Local Businesses Show Appreciation For Los Frensos Police Department The Los Fresnos Fitness Community, local businesses and Community Health Outreach Program put together an…

Library Summer Reading Program a Success

Library Summer Reading Program a Success July 22, 2016 marked the final day of the Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library Summer…

Texas Groups Oppose Mexican-American Studies Textbook

Texas Groups Oppose Mexican-American Studies Textbook

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas — Advocates and educators went before the Texas State Board of Education last week to demand the board reject a controversial Mexican-American studies textbook. The group, the Responsible Ethnic Studies Textbook Coalition, is trying to prevent the book from ever making it…

Report: Food Insecurity in Texas Tops National Average

Report: Food Insecurity in Texas Tops National Average

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – While the state’s economy has improved in recent years, a new report says 1 in 6 Texas households still struggles to avoid hunger. Statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture show more than 15 percent of households in the…

Rules Proposed to Curb Payday, Title Loan Abuses

Rules Proposed to Curb Payday, Title Loan Abuses by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – Opponents of payday and car-title lending say they lead to…

Report Links Texas Oil and Gas Pollution to Asthma

Report Links Texas Oil and Gas Pollution to Asthma by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – A new report said in the next decade, emissions…

DHS to Review Use of For-Profit Detention for Immigrants

DHS to Review Use of For-Profit Detention for Immigrants by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – The federal Department of Homeland Security announced Monday, August…

Study: Money Major Factor in U.S. Elections

Study: Money Major Factor in U.S. Elections by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – As public outrage over the influence of money in…