Los Fresnos CISD Earns Platinum Award From Comptroller

Los Fresnos CISD Earns Platinum Award From Comptroller Los Fresnos CISD has earned the Platinum Leadership Circle Award from the Texas Comptroller for exceptional financial transparency in the…

District Recognizes Student Athletes’ Exemplary Achievements

District Recognizes Student Athletes’ Exemplary Achievements

At the last regular Los Fresnos Independent School District meeting the Board of Trustees recognized Los Fresnos CISD student athletes for their outstanding achievements this season… The LFHS Falcons football team was recognized for their Area, Bi-District and District achievements. The LFHS Lady Falcons volleyball…

LADY FALCONS FALL IN SWEET 16, SEASON ENDS IN SAN ANTONIO

LADY FALCONS FALL IN SWEET 16, SEASON ENDS IN SAN ANTONIO

SAN ANTONIO—Taking on San Antonio Churchill, the defending Region 4 Champion and the UIL State Runner-Up from 2013, was always going to be a difficult task for the Lady Falcon volleyball team. Facing the experienced Lady Charger program, one with numerous regional and state tournament…

Los Fresnos Falcons Celebrate Playoff Victory

Los Fresnos Falcons Celebrate Playoff Victory Moments after Los Fresnos edged Del Rio, 13-12, in a Class 6A Division I playoff…

Falcons Share District 32-6A Title; Head to Bi-District Finals

Falcons Share District 32-6A Title; Head to Bi-District Finals Falcons Defeat Golden Eagles for District 32-6A Title With their 49-0 win over the Brownsville…

Lady Falcons Advance to Regional Semifinals

Lady Falcons Advance to Regional Semifinals SAN ANTONIO BOUND!  LADY FALCONS CHARGE INTO SWEET 16 by Wade Sales HARLINGEN—In a thrilling…

LADY FALCONS DOMINATE WESLACO AFTER AVENGING EARLIER LOSS TO BROWSVILLE VETS

LADY FALCONS DOMINATE WESLACO AFTER AVENGING EARLIER LOSS TO BROWSVILLE VETS by Wade Sales LOS FRESNOS—The Los Fresnos Lady Falcons entered the UIL State Volleyball Playoffs…

Texas Troopers Target Thanksgiving Drunk Drivers

Texas Troopers Target Thanksgiving Drunk Drivers

by John Michaelson/TNS HOUSTON, Texas – The Texas Highway Patrol will be out in full force for the Thanksgiving weekend, promoting safety and targeting dangerous drivers as the holiday travel season gets under way. One of their main focuses will be on drunk drivers, and…

Sea Turtle Rescue – Cold Stunned Turtles Need Help During Freeze

When the weather turns cold for long periods of time, biologists and game wardens prepare for freezing water temperatures to affect wildlife along the coast. In 2011, more than 800 green sea turtles were rescued during one of the longest cold spells in decades in…

Chief Justice Hecht: Texas Must Back Promises to Veterans

Chief Justice Hecht: Texas Must Back Promises to Veterans by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – They have put their lives on the line for…

Retaining Texas Justice: $500 Million in Free Legal Help

Retaining Texas Justice: $500 Million in Free Legal Help by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – This is National Pro Bono Week, and while it…

Texas Residents and Businesses Pay $218-Billion in Federal Taxes

Texas Residents and Businesses Pay $218-Billion in Federal Taxes by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – Texas residents and businesses paid $218 billion in federal…

TxDOT REMINDS FOOTBALL FANS TO MAKE A SOBER RIDE GAME PLAN

TxDOT REMINDS FOOTBALL FANS TO MAKE A SOBER RIDE GAME PLAN Alcohol-related crashes in Texas rise on game days AUSTIN — As the Texas Longhorns and…

Los Fresnos Christmas Parade Scheduled Saturday

Los Fresnos Christmas Parade Scheduled Saturday

All Los Fresnos CISD schools will be participating in the annual Los Fresnos Christmas parade, which begins at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13. The parade lineup begins at 3 p.m. at 2nd and Brazil streets at the Los Fresnos Community Building. The parade will begin…

Boots on Ground Endurance Mud Run Scheduled for this Weekend

Boots on Ground Endurance Mud Run Scheduled for this Weekend

The Boots on Ground Endurance Mud Run is scheduled for this Saturday, November 8th! The Endurance Mud Run is dedicated to honoring those who have served our country and fought for our freedom. The event will feature a 10k stretch of brutal terrain and a…

Tailgate Scheduled for Friday; Costume Rules Announced

Tailgate Scheduled for Friday; Costume Rules Announced It’s the final home game of the regular season for the Los Fresnos Falcons Friday,…

The 5th Annual Leo Aguilar Foundation/Los Fresnos CISD 5K Walk/Run for Fun

The 5th Annual Leo Aguilar Foundation/Los Fresnos CISD 5K Walk/Run for Fun We are about to hold the 5th annual Leo Aguilar Foundation/Los Fresnos CISD 5K Walk/Run…

District Planning 100th Anniversary Celebration in 2015

District Planning 100th Anniversary Celebration in 2015 In 1915, the first school opened in Los Fresnos, Texas, coinciding with the founding of…

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…

Tale of Two Chambers

Tale of Two Chambers

Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce locks arms with Lower Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Executive Director of the Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce, Val Champion, exchanged membership agreements with Executive Director of the Lower Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Tony Gutierrez, on Wednesday,…

Expanded Food and Nutrition Program Benefiting Los Fresnos Community

Expanded Food and Nutrition Program Benefiting Los Fresnos Community

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) helps adults, young families and youth. EFNEP benefits those most at risk to suffer from hunger, food insecurity and the inability to connect with available support systems. EFNEP offers practical lessons in basic nutrition, food preparation, food…

Los Fresnos Chamber Learns About South Texas Cheese Factory

Los Fresnos Chamber Learns About South Texas Cheese Factory Bayview Factory Owner Explains Operation to Board Members The Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce…

State Farm Officially Joins Community with Ribbon Cutting Oct. 9th

State Farm Officially Joins Community with Ribbon Cutting Oct. 9th The Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new State…

Gulf Coast Credit Repair Joins Los Fresnos Business Community

Gulf Coast Credit Repair Joins Los Fresnos Business Community The Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome Henry…

Ribbon Cutting for Tips & Clips

Ribbon Cutting for Tips & Clips The Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce and the City of Los Fresnos held a ribbon…

Texas Projects Key in Gulf Coast Oil Spill Restoration

Texas Projects Key in Gulf Coast Oil Spill Restoration

by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – As Texas and the Gulf Coast move toward what likely will be the largest ecosystem restoration project in U.S. history, a new report details what it calls the most important priorities in recovering from the massive oil-spill disaster of…

Wage Theft Takes Billions from Texas Workers and Communities

Wage Theft Takes Billions from Texas Workers and Communities

by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – It happens every month of the year, but the issue of wage theft in Texas is even more acute around the holidays, as impacted workers step up during the busy season but don’t receive the pay they’re due. Hector…

Tips for Reducing Holiday Trash in Texas

Tips for Reducing Holiday Trash in Texas by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN – The end-of-year holidays aren’t just a time filled with more…

TxDOT Reminds Texans to Give the Gift of a Sober Ride This Holiday Season

TxDOT Reminds Texans to Give the Gift of a Sober Ride This Holiday Season Sober Ride Sleigh Glides Across Texas to Share Safe, Sober Message AUSTIN – As holiday festivities…

Texas Key in Nationwide Effort to Reduce Premature Births

Texas Key in Nationwide Effort to Reduce Premature Births by John Michaelson/TNS HOUSTON – The latest figures show the preterm birth rate in Texas…

Two-Generation Approach Needed to Lift TX Kids Out of Poverty

Two-Generation Approach Needed to Lift TX Kids Out of Poverty by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – For the millions of Texas children growing up in…