LFCISD Teachers Welcomed Back With Emotional Rally

LFCISD Teachers Welcomed Back With Emotional Rally A day of rousing student performances and recognitions and a speech by well-known author Todd Whitaker highlighted the Los Fresnos…

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…

Conservation Issues Among Top Priorities for Hispanic Voters

Conservation Issues Among Top Priorities for Hispanic Voters

Latino Population is Fastest-Growing Segment in U.S. by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – As the mid-term elections approach, a new analysis shows that Latinos overwhelming support greater environmental protections, and such conservation issues could influence their voting decisions. The report is from the Hispanic Access Foundation. Its…

A Thick Skin: Preparing Your Child for 21st Century Bullying

A Thick Skin: Preparing Your Child for 21st Century Bullying

by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – Bullying is no longer a behavior that happens mostly on the playground or the school bus. Social media is providing online channels for negative interactions between children, with more than half of teens reporting they have witnessed online bullying.…

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…

Texas State Park Youth Ambassadors

Texas State Park Youth Ambassadors How do you encourage young people to unplug and get outside? Here’s a hint: scrap…

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…

Bass Pro Shops Labor Day Hometown Festival offers free activities for the whole family

Bass Pro Shops Labor Day Hometown Festival offers free activities for the whole family

Holiday event features free games, giveaways, food samples, seminars and big bargains on outdoor gear SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Labor Day Hometown Festival, Bass Pro Shops® say-goodbye- to-summer party, will be held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30 and 31 from noon to 5 p.m. at Bass…

‘Fabulous Las Vegas’ in Brownsville

‘Fabulous Las Vegas’ in Brownsville

Brownsville – On Saturday, September 6, 2014, the Children’s Museum of Brownsville (CMB) will host its 7thannual fundraiser, A Night at the Museum. This year’s theme is “Fabulous Las Vegas” and it has already begun to create astounding support, excitement and enthusiasm that is through…

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…

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?…

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…

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…

Oldest Alamo building getting new roof

Oldest Alamo building getting new roof

Historic Long Barrack museum to close Aug. 18 through mid-October THE ALAMO, Texas – A roof replacement project at the oldest building at The Alamo will begin soon. The Long Barrack, located just northwest of the Alamo sanctuary and the only building on the complex…

Cattle Producers Can Add Revenue Through Cost-Effective Calf Management

Cattle Producers Can Add Revenue Through Cost-Effective Calf Management

CORPUS CHRISTI – A new Farm Assistance study conducted by specialists with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service reveals cattle producers can add significant net cash farm income to their operations on top of already high cattle prices by implementing cost-effective calf management practices. As…

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 –…

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…

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…