New Substitute Teachers Go Through Two-day Training

New Substitute Teachers Go Through Two-day Training by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Thirty-one prospective substitute teachers went through a two-day training to be prepared to teach classes with regular…

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 Park, Fireworks This year Los Fresnos Independence Day Celebration is set to take place this Saturday, July 2, 2016. The Parade is a Community Parade and the city urges everyone…

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 Los Fresnos at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28th at part of their 2016 Summer Pumptrack Tour. The newest and most exciting activity in action sports today, a pumptrack is…

Chamber of Commerce Extends Invitation to Participate in July 4th Parade

Chamber of Commerce Extends Invitation to Participate in July 4th Parade The Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce is extending an invitation to the community to…

Boy Scout Troop 61 Holds Flag Retirement Ceremony on Memorial Day

Boy Scout Troop 61 Holds Flag Retirement Ceremony on Memorial Day On Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., Boy Scout Troop 61 held…

National Free Comic Book Day Hits Comic Book Specialty Shops May 7th

National Free Comic Book Day Hits Comic Book Specialty Shops May 7th BALTIMORE, MD – On Saturday May 7th, over 2,300 comic book shops across North America…

100th Anniversary Culminates in Centennial Celebration

100th Anniversary Culminates in Centennial Celebration by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD On Saturday, April 16th, the Community Centennial Celebration delivered on its promise…

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;…

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 High School Athletics Office. There are three options to renew season tickets; Renew in person: Los Fresnos High School Athletics Office, 907 N. Arroyo Blvd., 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 25-29.…

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 Volleyball Camp July 25-29 at the LFHS Back Gym for student-athletes in grades 7-12. Participants in grades 7-9 will participate in camp from 2-5 p.m., while students in grades 10-12…

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…

Coach Becky Woods Celebrates 600th Victory

Coach Becky Woods Celebrates 600th Victory   Los Fresnos High School (Texas) Volleyball Coach Becky Woods, now in her 31st year…

Falcons Beat Yellow Jackets in Week Two

Falcons Beat Yellow Jackets in Week Two 40-6 victory over Edcouch-Elsa Los Fresnos Annihilates Yellow Jackets in Week Two ► MORE PHOTOS…

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 U.S. Census reports that Los Fresnos and its surrounding rural areas are the fastest growing small city and market in Cameron County.  A growth in population increases the demand for…

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 appreciation luncheon and dinner for our men in blue.  On Thursday, August 4, 2016 Fidelis Fitness, 2 Run Crew, Sole Sisters and Fit Friends volunteered to serve donated food items…

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…

Emergency Vehicle Collides with Tractor-trailer

Emergency Vehicle Collides with Tractor-trailer On Tuesday, July 19, a tractor-trailer collided with a Los Fresnos ambulance vehicle that was…

Grand Opening Brings New Business to Los Fresnos

Grand Opening Brings New Business to Los Fresnos Last week Los Fresnos welcomed another new business to the Los Fresnos business community –…

Los Fresnos PD Offer Free Family Movie Nights for Summer

Los Fresnos PD Offer Free Family Movie Nights for Summer   The Los Fresnos Police Department invites the community to join them for their next…

Texas Center for the Book Seeking Applicants for 2016 Literacy Award

Texas Center for the Book Seeking Applicants for 2016 Literacy Award

The Texas Center for the Book is seeking qualified non-profit organizations that have made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in Texas for the 2016 Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award. The winning organization will receive a $1,000 cash award to assist in its future…

Texas A&M Prof Discusses the Dangers of Pokémon Go

Texas A&M Prof Discusses the Dangers of Pokémon Go

COLLEGE STATION – It’s taking over headlines around the world – people being injured playing Pokémon Go, a location-based augmented reality game. Conrad Earnest, a research scientist at Texas A&M University’s Exercise and Sport Nutrition Lab, says much of the danger in playing the game…

TxDOT Urges Drivers to Plan for a Sober Ride Leading Up to Labor Day Holiday

TxDOT Urges Drivers to Plan for a Sober Ride Leading Up to Labor Day Holiday ‘Plan While You Can’ Campaign aims to reduce crashes, save lives during holiday weekend AUSTIN…

Agreement Means More Texans Can Vote in November

Agreement Means More Texans Can Vote in November by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Voting rights advocates encouraged the more than 500,000 Texans…

Clean Power Plan Could Bring Texas Billion-Dollar Benefits

Clean Power Plan Could Bring Texas Billion-Dollar Benefits by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – On the anniversary of finalizing the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA)…

Hearing Set on Controversial TX Fetal-Tissue Rule

Hearing Set on Controversial TX Fetal-Tissue Rule by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Reproductive rights advocates are calling a proposed Texas abortion…