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…

Gladys Porter Zoo Hosts Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Gladys Porter Zoo Hosts Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Brownsville, Texas – They’re back and they’re bigger than ever! Gladys Porter Zoo staff is excited to showcase some of the largest and most breathtaking dinosaurs the Zoo has ever had. The Dawn of the Dinosaurs exhibit will be open from March 9th till July 7th.…

Baile del Sol Kicks Off Brownsville’s Charro Days

Baile del Sol Kicks Off Brownsville’s Charro Days

by Tony Vindell/LFN Food, music and folkloric dancers will be among the many things the public will get to enjoy this Saturday, Feb. 23 in downtown Brownsville. That’s because the traditional Baile Del Sol is going to be held on Elizabeth Street. The event marks…

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 &…

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…

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…

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…

Los Fresnos Teen Making an Impact in Wrestling

Los Fresnos Teen Making an Impact in Wrestling

by Tony Vindell/LFN Football is the Number 1 sport here in Los Fresnos and practically in every other Rio Grande Valley city. But a local athlete is making headway in another sport that has been largely ignored by many school districts. That’s wrestling. And for…

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…

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…

The Alex Meixner Band to Collaborate and Perform with Conjunto Halcón

The Alex Meixner Band to Collaborate and Perform with Conjunto Halcón

Special to Los Fresnos News Grammy Nominated Musician, Producer and Educator Alex Meixner is bringing his band to Los Fresnos, Texas for a special collaboration with the Los Fresnos HS Varsity Conjunto Halcón on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Meixner and his band will be conducting…

5 Tips When Driving Behind Farm Equipment

5 Tips When Driving Behind Farm Equipment

by Julie Tomascik You left your house 15 minutes late, and you get caught in traffic. The reason? Large farm equipment. It’s that time of year again, when farmers are beginning to plant from the Rio Grande Valley to Central Texas. It won’t be long,…

Local Church Keeps Charro Days Tradition Alive

Local Church Keeps Charro Days Tradition Alive by Tony Vindell/LFN The 2019 Charro Days Fiesta in Brownsville is now over, but a…

Los Fresnos Economy Gets Healthier

Los Fresnos Economy Gets Healthier by Tony Vindell/LFN The economy of Los Fresnos is showing a healthy trend as the…

Fat Tuesday, Ash Wednesday Kicks Off Lent Season

Fat Tuesday, Ash Wednesday Kicks Off Lent Season by Tony Vindell/LFN The forty days of penitence known as Lent has officially begun and…

Bull Fighter’s Job to Protect Bull Riders

Bull Fighter’s Job to Protect Bull Riders by Tony Vindell/LFN The next time rodeo fans attend an event to watch a cowboy…

Texas Joins National Spotlight on Social Workers

Texas Joins National Spotlight on Social Workers

by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – March is National Social Work Month, and a rally is set for Thursday on the steps of the Texas State Capitol to highlight the ways social workers help Texans of all ages overcome obstacles and reach their full potential. Miriam Nisenbaum,…

Texas Parks, Wilderness Areas to Benefit in Conservation-Fund Revival

Texas Parks, Wilderness Areas to Benefit in Conservation-Fund Revival

by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – In a rare display of bipartisanship, the U.S. Senate last week passed a measure by a vote of 92-8 to reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund permanently. Now, all eyes are on members of the House, who could vote…

Groups Sue Trump Over Border Wall Emergency

Groups Sue Trump Over Border Wall Emergency by Mark Richardson MISSION, Texas – Conservation groups are already challenging the Trump administration over its…

Calls to Boost Protection for Older Texans

Calls to Boost Protection for Older Texans by Mary Kuhlman AUSTIN, Texas – The number of Texans age 65 and over is expected…

Cine Las Americas Presents the Riveting Border Thriller TEJANO by Harlingen Native David Blue Garcia at the Violet Crown Cinema

Cine Las Americas Presents the Riveting Border Thriller TEJANO by Harlingen Native David Blue Garcia at the Violet Crown Cinema AUSTIN, Texas – After a successful festival run, having won numerous awards including the 2018 Dallas International…

Texas Snakes Are On The Move

Texas Snakes Are On The Move Warmer temperatures mean Texas snakes are out again, and some snakebites have already been reported.…