What is Free Comic Book Day?

What is Free Comic Book Day? Free Comic Book Day is an annual event founded on the belief that for every person out there, there’s a…

30th Annual Los Fresnos Rodeo This Weekend

30th Annual Los Fresnos Rodeo This Weekend

by Tony Vindell/LFN The 30th annual Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo and Cameron County Fair & Livestock Show will start this Friday and will run through Sunday. The three-day rodeo brings some of the best cowboys from throughout the United States and from several foreign countries.…

30th Annual Los Fresnos Rodeo Around the Corner

30th Annual Los Fresnos Rodeo Around the Corner

by Tony Vindell/LFN The Los Fresnos Rodeo is just around the corner so start getting your western-styled attire ready as it will take place before you know it. Now in its 30th year, it’s the city’s largest event of the year that brings some of…

Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce Prepares for 2019 Los Fresnos Rodeo Parade

Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce Prepares for 2019 Los Fresnos Rodeo Parade by Victor Moreno/LFN The Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce is inviting the community and businesses…

Texas Folklife Announces 2019 BIG SQUEEZE Statewide Accordion Contest

Texas Folklife Announces 2019 BIG SQUEEZE Statewide Accordion Contest Showcases of Top Young Accordion Talent to Compete February Through May Across Ten Texas Cities…

Under the Stars Artisan Market Starts 2019 Season

Under the Stars Artisan Market Starts 2019 Season by Tony Vindell/LFN It has been more than a year now since the Los Fresnos…

Every Kid’s Christmas Celebrates Third Annual Event to Give to Hundreds of Local Children

Every Kid’s Christmas Celebrates Third Annual Event to Give to Hundreds of Local Children by Victor Moreno/LFN • photos courtesy Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home The annual Every Kid’s Christmas…

4 Simple Tips for Blending a Better-For-You Smoothie

4 Simple Tips for Blending a Better-For-You Smoothie

(StatePoint) There’s no better time than a new year to embrace healthy habits. And it’s easier to embrace a “new me” mentality by fueling your body with the goodness it needs now. You can incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your daily regimen with one…

New Technology is Transforming the Classroom: What to Know

New Technology is Transforming the Classroom: What to Know

(StatePoint) As a parent, you may be wondering how technology in the classroom is being used to provide a constructive learning environment for your child. Here is a round-up of several new technologies and a look at how each helps educators teach, and students learn.…

Tips to Embrace a Keto-Friendly Diet

Tips to Embrace a Keto-Friendly Diet (StatePoint) It seems that everyone these days has a friend following a “keto-friendly” diet —…

Tips for a Smooth Tax Season

Tips for a Smooth Tax Season (StatePoint) Though Tax Day happens every year, it still seems to take many Americans by…

Never Forget: What the Past Can Teach Us About Today’s Problems

Never Forget: What the Past Can Teach Us About Today’s Problems (StatePoint) While history may feel like the distant past (and something you may think you…

5 Tips to Shed Those Pounds in the New Year

5 Tips to Shed Those Pounds in the New Year (StatePoint) Maybe you want more energy, or perhaps you want to lose weight and keep…

Falcons Shut Out by Permian

Falcons Shut Out by Permian

by Billy Watson/LFN ODESSA – The Los Fresnos Falcons knew they were up against former state champion Odessa Permian, but they were in for much more. The Falcons (2-3) suffered a 56-0 loss in their non-district finale against the Panthers (3-2) on Friday, September 28…

Falcons Lose First Non-Conference Game

Falcons Lose First Non-Conference Game

by Tony Vindell/LFN Los Fresnos Falcons lost it first game of the season but the team was looking to improve at its next game. The Falcons played the Montwood Rams on Friday, Aug, 31 and lost by three points, 16 to 13 in a non-conference…

Sun Bae Taekwando Academy Holds Belt Test

Sun Bae Taekwando Academy Holds Belt Test 37 Students Achieve New Rank Sun Bae Taekwando Academy held a belt test last Thursday,…

Tarpon Pee Wee Football Players Needed

Tarpon Pee Wee Football Players Needed by Tony Vindell/LFN Youngsters interested in playing in the Tarpon Pee Wee Football season are…

Los Fresnos Students Represent at Austin International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship

Los Fresnos Students Represent at Austin International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Three Los Fresnos students were recognized for their preparations and success at international highest level…

Taekwodo Academy Teaches Self Defense Tactics

Taekwodo Academy Teaches Self Defense Tactics by Tony Vindell/LFN A new self-defense learning center has opened in the new Los Fresnos…

CDC Acts Sooner Than Later, Buys Holiday Items

CDC Acts Sooner Than Later, Buys Holiday Items

by Tony Vindell/LFN Acting sooner than later is the Community Development Corp. of Los Fresnos new strategy for 2019. The non-profit organization largely funded by 25 percent of the sales taxes refund the city receives from the state comptroller office has approved spending nearly $40,000…

New Jobs Coming Soon to Los Fresnos

New Jobs Coming Soon to Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN A portion of Texas Highway 100 from FM 803 to Walmart was recently lined up with vehicles as far as the eyes could see. But the scene was not because of a concert or a school game was being held. Neither was…

Real Estate Outfitters Inc Opens Second Location

Real Estate Outfitters Inc Opens Second Location Celebrates Ribbon Cutting With Chamber of Commerce Story and photos by Victor Moreno/LFN Real Estate…

Cameron County Fair & Livestock Show Cowgirl Pageant Winners Announced

Cameron County Fair & Livestock Show Cowgirl Pageant Winners Announced by Valerie Arizmendi, CCFLS President 2019 Cameron County Fair & Livestock show is in its’…

Children’s Museum Unveils New Exhibit

Children’s Museum Unveils New Exhibit by Tony Vindell/LFN Anyone interested in learning about the intrinsic aspects of the universe? An…

Adopt a Beach Cleanup Friday on South Padre Island

Adopt a Beach Cleanup Friday on South Padre Island by Tony Vindell/LFN Going to enjoy the beaches of South Padre Island is a routine…

Texas Gets F-minus Grade on Reproductive Health Care

Texas Gets F-minus Grade on Reproductive Health Care

by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – Texas is one of 19 states to receive a failing grade on reproductive health, according to the latest Population Institute report card, which tracks multiple indicators, including access to family planning and abortion services. Delma Catalina Limones, communications manager for NARAL…

Hot Tips for a Cool Spring Break in San Antonio

Hot Tips for a Cool Spring Break in San Antonio

San Antonio – San Antonio is bursting with rich history and modern attractions. From the spectacular River Walk to thrilling theme parks, the city has activities for families with children of all ages. Combine that with an electrifying food scene, budget-friendly hotels and festive seasonal events, and…

Foundation Awards Grants for Early-Childhood Brain Development

Foundation Awards Grants for Early-Childhood Brain Development by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – The Episcopal Health Foundation has awarded grants to 12 organizations across…

Food Diversity Studies Give Aggies Taste of Different Cultures, Religions

Food Diversity Studies Give Aggies Taste of Different Cultures, Religions by Paul Schattenberg, Texas A&M AgriLife COLLEGE STATION – Students at Texas A&M University in College…

After Nine Years, Watchdogs Still Push to Overturn Citizens United

After Nine Years, Watchdogs Still Push to Overturn Citizens United by Eric Galatas DALLAS – It’s been nine years since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down…

Watchdog Groups Oppose Interior Department’s FOIA Proposal

Watchdog Groups Oppose Interior Department’s FOIA Proposal by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – The U.S. Interior Department has taken steps to restrict public…