BOARD APPROVES 2014-15 BUDGET; SETS TAX RATE

BOARD APPROVES 2014-15 BUDGET; SETS TAX RATE The Los Fresnos CISD Board of Trustees approved two major items at a Special Called meeting Monday, September 25th –…

LADY FALCONS STOP MISSION VETERANS TWO-YEAR WINNING STREAK

LADY FALCONS STOP MISSION VETERANS TWO-YEAR WINNING STREAK

MISSION, Texas —In a stunning display of teamwork, aggressive hitting, and dominating play at the net, the Los Fresnos Lady Falcon volleyball team was able to do something that no other Valley volleyball team had been able to do for the past 24 months…get a…

FALCONS FACE OFF AGAINST COUGARS FOR SEASON OPENER

FALCONS FACE OFF AGAINST COUGARS FOR SEASON OPENER

The Falcons soared quickly coming to a 19-0 lead over Edinburg North but the Cougars were able to dig deep and overcome the deficit. The Los Fresnos team pulled ahead early showing that the offense is benefiting from returning students. The usually strong defense was…

WINGS SWEEP CATS TO CLAIM ULB TITLE

WINGS SWEEP CATS TO CLAIM ULB TITLE HARLINGEN- The Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings completed a three-game sweep to down the Ft. Worth…

LOS FRESNOS FALCONS READY FOR A NEW FOOTBALL SEASON

LOS FRESNOS FALCONS READY FOR A NEW FOOTBALL SEASON Ticket sales for Los Fresnos Falcons’ varsity football games have been announced. Ticket prices are…

Volleyball Team Recognized

Volleyball Team Recognized The 2013 Los Fresnos High School volleyball team was introduced to trustees at Monday’s meeting.…

Football Team Recognized

Football Team Recognized The 2013 Los Fresnos High School football team was introduced to trustees at Monday’s meeting.…

Research: Few Benefits for Workers with Temporary Visas

Research: Few Benefits for Workers with Temporary Visas

by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas - Immigrants from Mexico can fill the gap where there’s a need for agricultural or low-skilled work in Texas and other states. However, a new study finds little benefit for those who legally obtain a temporary worker visa. Indiana University researcher…

BP Found “Grossly Negligent” for Gulf Oil Spill Disaster

BP Found “Grossly Negligent” for Gulf Oil Spill Disaster

Ruling Could Add Billions in Fines by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas - A federal judge has found that the “reckless conduct” of BP caused the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which left 11 people dead and became the largest environmental disaster in U.S. history. Thursday’s ruling concluded that…

Passenger Pigeon: Painful Reminder of Needed Protections

Passenger Pigeon: Painful Reminder of Needed Protections Imperiled in Texas: Lesser Prairie-Chicken and Ocelot by John Michaelson AUSTIN, Texas – Monday marks…

Dove Forecast 2014

Dove Forecast 2014 September marks the opening of dove season bringing more than $300 million dollars to the…

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…

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…

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…

Chamber Seeks to Innovate Businesses Through QuickBooks™

Chamber Seeks to Innovate Businesses Through QuickBooks™

The Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce general meeting was held on Tuesday, August 26 at the Los Fresnos Inn & Suites meeting room. While the focus of the meeting was the addition of the QuickBooks™, Executive Director, Val Champion started things off with an…

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…

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…

Laser Focus on Eye Health With Texas Students in School

Laser Focus on Eye Health With Texas Students in School

Learning is About 80 Percent Visual by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – With the start of the new school year, parents across the state are being reminded that the eye health of their children is critical to their educational success. Austin optometrist Laurie Sorrenson says…

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…

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…