Top 10 Spotlight: Kelsi McDonough Loves to Lead

Top 10 Spotlight: Kelsi McDonough Loves to Lead by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Kelsi McDonough is simply a leader. Not only was she the captain of the Lady Falcons’ basketball…

ARC Summer Pumptrack Tour Comes to Los Fresnos

ARC Summer Pumptrack Tour Comes to Los Fresnos

American Ramp Company will be setting up an all wheel pumptrack at Memorial Park in Los Fresnos at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28th at part of their 2016 Summer Pumptrack Tour. The newest and most exciting activity in action sports today, a pumptrack is…

Chamber of Commerce Extends Invitation to Participate in July 4th Parade

Chamber of Commerce Extends Invitation to Participate in July 4th Parade

The Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce is extending an invitation to the community to come together and participate in a grand way in the upcoming 4th of July Parade.  Registration is free and there will be no fee to participate in or enter a…

Boy Scout Troop 61 Holds Flag Retirement Ceremony on Memorial Day

Boy Scout Troop 61 Holds Flag Retirement Ceremony on Memorial Day On Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., Boy Scout Troop 61 held…

National Free Comic Book Day Hits Comic Book Specialty Shops May 7th

National Free Comic Book Day Hits Comic Book Specialty Shops May 7th BALTIMORE, MD – On Saturday May 7th, over 2,300 comic book shops across North America…

100th Anniversary Culminates in Centennial Celebration

100th Anniversary Culminates in Centennial Celebration by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD On Saturday, April 16th, the Community Centennial Celebration delivered on its promise…

Delilah Invites You to Get Your Grub On for Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness

Delilah Invites You to Get Your Grub On for Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness March 4, 2006 may have been just an ordinary day for you and I but…

Hints for Tackling Tough Household Chores

Hints for Tackling Tough Household Chores

(StatePoint) A long to-do list can seem daunting. But it doesn’t have to. A few strategies can help you be more productive and get tough household chores tackled in record time. Organize As You Go The longer you leave certain organizational chores to build up,…

Why It’s Important to Carve Your Own Identity

Why It’s Important to Carve Your Own Identity

(StatePoint) As a society, we sometimes tend to put people in boxes and narrow an individual’s character to a single label — especially if he or she is different from us. While accepting the labels people apply to us seems only natural at times; doing…

Will Smart Home Technology Change the Way We Live?

Will Smart Home Technology Change the Way We Live? (StatePoint) Can the appliances in your kitchen serve as your personal nutritionist? Not now, but…

Weekend Warrior: Take Your Home from Boring to Beautiful

Weekend Warrior: Take Your Home from Boring to Beautiful (StatePoint) It often feels like there aren’t enough hours in a day to accomplish chores;…

10 Tips to Stick with Your Weight Loss Goals

10 Tips to Stick with Your Weight Loss Goals (StatePoint) Deciding to lose weight is a great first step toward wellness. But goal setting…

UTRGV Guitar Festival 2016 Showcases Established and New Musical Talent

UTRGV Guitar Festival 2016 Showcases Established and New Musical Talent RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS  –  The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will host the…

Patrick Brown Named Athletic Director, Head Football Coach

Patrick Brown Named Athletic Director, Head Football Coach

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Patrick Brown has been named to the position of Athletic Director/Head Football Coach at Los Fresnos High School. The Los Fresnos CISD Board of Trustees approved the position at a Special Called meeting Monday. Brown has 17 years coaching experience at successful…

University of Houston-Victoria’s Valdez earns Red River Athletic Conference Honor

University of Houston-Victoria’s Valdez earns Red River Athletic Conference Honor

University of Houston-Victoria midfielder Jonathan Valdez was recently named to the Red River Athletic Conference men’s soccer all-conference second team. The sophomore from Los Fresnos played a key role in the Jaguars’ success this season where he tallied three goals and four assists. The Jaguars…

Coach Becky Woods Celebrates 600th Victory

Coach Becky Woods Celebrates 600th Victory   Los Fresnos High School (Texas) Volleyball Coach Becky Woods, now in her 31st year…

Falcons Beat Yellow Jackets in Week Two

Falcons Beat Yellow Jackets in Week Two 40-6 victory over Edcouch-Elsa Los Fresnos Annihilates Yellow Jackets in Week Two ► MORE PHOTOS…

Lady Falcons Trounce Nikki Rowe

Lady Falcons Trounce Nikki Rowe Los Fresnos Beats Rival Lady Warriors with 25-17, 25-20, 26-24 Victory It doesn’t seem that…

New Turf, New Season!

New Turf, New Season! Football practice resumed on Monday, August 3, 2015 in preparation for the 2015-2016 Falcons Football…

Second Public Hearing on Annexation Scheduled for June 28th

Second Public Hearing on Annexation Scheduled for June 28th

The City of Los Fresnos held their regular City Council meeting on June 14, 2016 where persons interested in the current annexation proceedings could appear and be heard. A couple of residents were present and only requested more information. A second public hearing is scheduled…

Recycling in the City of Los Fresnos

Recycling in the City of Los Fresnos

City of Los Fresnos would like to remind the community that they offer a Mobile Recycling Trailer for voluntary recycling by the community. The trailer was purchased through grant funding awarded to the City by the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council & Regional Solid…

Los Fresnos Looking to Extend City Limits Westward

Los Fresnos Looking to Extend City Limits Westward Public Hearing on Proposing Annexation Proceedings Scheduled for June 14 The City of Los Fresnos…

Los Fresnos Officially Welcomes New Playground Equipment

Los Fresnos Officially Welcomes New Playground Equipment Ribbon Cutting Held at Memorial Park Memorial Park is now home to new, yet unique,…

Home Health Care Providers Topic of Chamber Meeting

Home Health Care Providers  Topic of Chamber Meeting The Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce held its monthly meeting at the Los Fresnos…

Los Fresnos Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday

Los Fresnos Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday Maybe it’s coincidence, maybe not, that Ing. Efren “Red” Cenoz O’Bannon is turning the century…

AgriLife Extension Experts: Livestock Parasites, Pests Likely to Proliferate Due to Wet Weather

AgriLife Extension Experts: Livestock Parasites, Pests Likely to Proliferate Due to Wet Weather

UVALDE — Excessive rains in many parts of the state have Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts concerned about the possibility of increased parasite and pest activity with livestock. “Wet weather creates conditions favorable for parasites to infect animals on pasture,” said Dr. Rick Machen,…

Summer Meals Reaching Fewer Hungry Kids in Texas

Summer Meals Reaching Fewer Hungry Kids in Texas

Austin – Average daily participation in summer food programs for hungry Texas children dropped 10% in 2015, according to a national report released today. 28,000 fewer children participated compared to the previous summer, while national participation remained stable. This was the second consecutive summer in…

Lack of Medicaid Expansion Costing Texas Billions

Lack of Medicaid Expansion Costing Texas Billions by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Texas has the most uninsured people in the country,…

Federal Court Backs FCC’s Treatment of Internet as Utility

Federal Court Backs FCC’s Treatment of Internet as Utility by Greg Stotelmyer WHITESBURG, KY – A federal court has upheld the Federal Communication Commission’s decision…

Texas Ranked in Top 10 Among State Economies

Texas Ranked in Top 10 Among State Economies by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Despite a few setbacks, the Texas economy still packs…

Texas Lawmakers Study Regulations on Surprise Medical Bills

Texas Lawmakers Study Regulations on Surprise Medical Bills by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Even though they may have health insurance, growing numbers…