New Turf at Leo Aguilar Memorial Stadium Almost Ready for New Season

New Turf at Leo Aguilar Memorial Stadium Almost Ready for New Season   The Falc ons are expected to be wearing new uniforms with new helmets during the upcoming season, and the…

Los Fresnos Alum Attends Annual A-PRIME TIME Summer Conference

Los Fresnos Alum Attends Annual A-PRIME TIME Summer Conference

Photos and story by Rocky Villafranca Jr./LFN Los Fresnos High School alumni Alexis Villafranca traveled to Galveston recently to attend the 5th Annual A-PRIME TIME Summer Conference held in Galveston, TX along with doctors, professors, and fellow students. The A-PRIME TIME mission is to provide…

Los Fresnos Celebrates the 4th of July

Los Fresnos Celebrates the 4th of July

by Rocky Villafranca Jr./LFN Los Fresnos celebrated 239 years of American freedom at this year’s Independence Day celebration. Held Saturday, July 4, the celebration began at city hall with the local Boys and Girls Scouts leading a small parade down Arroyo Blvd. The parade had…

Los Fresnos 4th Of July Celebration & Red, White, and Blue Community Parade

Los Fresnos 4th Of July Celebration & Red, White, and Blue Community Parade Saturday, July 4, 2015 This year’s Los Fresnos 4th of July Celebration will once again…

Ethel L Whipple Memorial Library Honors Local Heroes During Summer Reading Program

Ethel L Whipple Memorial Library Honors Local Heroes During Summer Reading Program During the summer months the staff at Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library will present the…

Many Answer the Challenge at Innaugural Triathlon

Many Answer the Challenge at Innaugural Triathlon The inaugural Los Fresnos Triathlon which took place at Los Fresnos Memorial Park on May…

Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Dual Ribbon Cutting

Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Dual Ribbon Cutting Saturday, May 2, 2015 saw a double ribbon cutting for the Los Fresnos Area Chamber…

Show Dad He’s Your Hero this Father’s Day

Show Dad He’s Your Hero this Father’s Day

(StatePoint) If Dad is your hero, Father’s Day is the perfect time to let him know. Luckily, there are plenty of fun ways to shine a light on Dad’s valor — from cool new gifts to handmade creations. Athletic Gear Maybe it’s been a month…

Tips to Get Faster, Stronger and More Flexible

Tips to Get Faster, Stronger and More Flexible

(StatePoint) If you work out a couple times a week, you are on the right path to good health. But experts say this can and should be just the beginning of your fitness journey. “Our bodies are designed to be fast, powerful and agile,” says…

Three Easy Changes You Can Make Today to Meet Your Long-Term Diet Goals

Three Easy Changes You Can Make Today to Meet Your Long-Term Diet Goals (StatePoint) The biggest hurdles to sticking to a new diet are convenience and flavor. Who…

Clean-up Planned to Protect Barton Creek

Clean-up Planned to Protect Barton Creek by Eric Galatas/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – Summer is here, and that means a trip to…

Majority of Texas Voters Oppose LGBT Discrimination

Majority of Texas Voters Oppose LGBT Discrimination by Eric Galatas/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – Nearly two-thirds of likely voters in Texas support protecting…

Climate Change Could Wipe Out 1 in 6 Species

Climate Change Could Wipe Out 1 in 6 Species by Eric Galatas/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – A new study predicts that as the planet’s temperature…

Los Fresnos Pony League Represent Well at World Series

Los Fresnos Pony League Represent Well at World Series

Photos and story by  Rocky Villafranca Jr./LFN Los Fresnos Pony League Softball teams made the city proud recently when they travelled to Highlands Texas, right outside of Houston to compete in the 2015 Pony League World Series. Here are the teams and results: Frenzy (8…

LFHS to Co-Sponsor Volleyball Camp July 27-31

LFHS to Co-Sponsor Volleyball Camp July 27-31

Los Fresnos High School and the South Texas Juniors Volleyball Club will co-sponsor the Summer Volleyball Camp July 27-31 at the LFHS Back Gym for student-athletes in grades 7-12. Participants in grades 7-9 will hold camp from 2-5 p.m., while students in grades 10-12 will…

Four Los Fresnos Pony League Teams Set to Play World Series

Four Los Fresnos Pony League Teams Set to Play World Series Los Fresnos Pony League has had an outstanding season with not one, not two, but…

Football Season Tickets Go On Sale Monday

Football Season Tickets Go On Sale Monday   Football tickets for the 2015 LFHS Falcons will go on sale Monday, July 27…

Two Lady Falcons Heading to Williamsburg, Virginia for 2015 Girls Golf Team Championship

Two Lady Falcons Heading to Williamsburg, Virginia for 2015 Girls Golf Team Championship Six Valley area LPGA USGA Girls Golf members will participate in the Third Annual 2015…

LFHS to Co-Sponsor Two Volleyball Camps for Youth, Four LFHS Players Participate in 2015 AAU National Volleyball Championships

LFHS to Co-Sponsor Two Volleyball Camps for Youth, Four LFHS Players Participate in 2015 AAU National Volleyball Championships Los Fresnos High School and the South Texas Juniors Volleyball Club will co-sponsor two volleyball…

Los Fresnos Youth Learn About Life as a Police Officer

Los Fresnos Youth Learn About Life as a Police Officer

Officers Norman Esquivel and Javin Morales of the Los Fresnos Police Department were greeted, on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 by a number of 5 to 12 year olds eager to learn from the two officers about life as a police officer in Los Fresnos. Officers…

Industrial Projects in Cameron County and Possible Local Impact

Industrial Projects in Cameron County and Possible Local Impact

On Thursday, May 28, 2015, the Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce held it’s third in a series of three presentations outlining the expected economic growth that has the potential to impact the local economy in several ways. Cameron County Commissioner David Garza was the guest…

New Mobile Recycling Trailer Brings Recycling to the Los Fresnos Community

New Mobile Recycling Trailer Brings Recycling to the Los Fresnos Community Beginning this month the City of Los Fresnos will provide a Mobile Recycling Trailer for…

City of Los Fresnos Receives Texas Comptroller’s Leadership Circle Award

City of Los Fresnos Receives Texas Comptroller’s Leadership Circle Award The City of Los Fresnos has been named as one of thirty three cities in…

Global Connectivity in Our Own Backyard

Global Connectivity in Our Own Backyard Business Networking Opportunities Continue for Los Fresnos In March the Los Fresnos Area Chamber of…

The Christian Thrift Shop Continues to Serve Community

The Christian Thrift Shop Continues to Serve Community The Christian Thrift Shop at 100 W. 7th Street (corner of W. 7th street and…

Texas Early Powerhouse in 2016 Presidential Campaign

Texas Early Powerhouse in 2016 Presidential Campaign

by Eric Galatas/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – Texas is number four in the nation for states where residents have contributed just over $7 million to 2016’s crop of presidential candidates, according to a new report by Maplight, a nonpartisan group that follows money in politics. California…

Gulf Coast Voters Want BP Money to Fund Ecosystem Restoration

Gulf Coast Voters Want BP Money to Fund Ecosystem Restoration

by Eric Galatas/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – Voters along the Gulf Coast still are worried about the long-term impacts of the BP oil spill, and a majority want BP settlement money to pay for restoration and conservation projects, according to a new poll from the Theodore…

DPS Offers Tips to Avoid Auto Theft This Summer

DPS Offers Tips to Avoid Auto Theft This Summer AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans that vehicle thefts…

Church Leaders Bring Fossil Fuel Divestment Closer to Home

Church Leaders Bring Fossil Fuel Divestment Closer to Home by Eric Galatas/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – To combat climate change, U.S. Episcopal Church leaders recently…

BP Settlement Would Send Additional $788 Million to Texas

BP Settlement Would Send Additional $788 Million to Texas by Eric Galatas/TNS AUSTIN – Texas conservation groups say the BP settlement announced last Thursday…

Water Use Rising for Fracking in Texas and Nation

Water Use Rising for Fracking in Texas and Nation by Eric Galatas/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – Water used for hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” is on…