Tips to Save and Spend Wisely in 2017

Tips to Save and Spend Wisely in 2017 (StatePoint) Did you get carried away with the holiday spirit this past season? On the heels of hefty spending, the…

Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo & Concert

Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo & Concert

“Biggest Little Rodeo in Texas” returns for 28th year this weekend February 17-19, 2017 The Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo and Concert is set to return for its 28th year this weekend at the Los Fresnos Rodeo Grounds, 500 Texas Highway 100 in Los Fresnos, TX.…

Texas Folklife’s BIG SQUEEZE Accordion Contest Returns to the Rio Grande Valley

Texas Folklife’s BIG SQUEEZE Accordion Contest Returns to the Rio Grande Valley

Talent Showcase Highlighting Conjunto will be held in Los Fresnos on Saturday, February 4 Special to Los Fresnos News Austin, Texas – Texas Folklife is thrilled to announce that the Big Squeeze Accordion Contest is back in 2017. This will be the 11th year for…

“A Christmas Fantasy” Parade and Festival This Saturday

“A Christmas Fantasy” Parade and Festival This Saturday by Victor Moreno/LFN The City of Los Fresnos and Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce…

UTRGV to Host #subculture Event in Downtown Brownsville

UTRGV to Host #subculture Event in Downtown Brownsville   BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS –UTRGV is working with the City of Brownsville to shine a spotlight…

Chamber of Commerce to Present “A Christmas Fantasy” Lighted Parade and Festival

Chamber of Commerce to Present “A Christmas Fantasy” Lighted Parade and Festival Preparations for the 2016 Los Fresnos Christmas lights parade theme: “A Christmas Fantasy” presented by…

4th Annual Boots on Ground Veterans Memorial Mud Run This Saturday

4th Annual Boots on Ground Veterans Memorial Mud Run This Saturday The City of Los Fresnos Boots On Ground Veterans Memorial Endurance 4 mile obstacle Mud…

Family-Friendly Tips to Transform Your Home this Season

Family-Friendly Tips to Transform Your Home this Season

(StatePoint) Transition your interior décor when temperatures drop — it’s a great time to tap into your creativity and make a statement. Here are some ideas — big and small — to freshen up your home this season. Play with Colors When the weather is…

Project Provides Legal Services to Low-Income Texas Veterans

Project Provides Legal Services to Low-Income Texas Veterans

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – There seems to be no shortage of challenges to overcome for those who have served in the U.S. military, but when the problem involves a legal issue, help is available for veterans in Texas. The Texas Veterans Legal Assistance…

Advocates Push for More Latino Votes in Texas

Advocates Push for More Latino Votes in Texas by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – Many political pundits speculate that Texas could take a major…

Keeping Kids Safe This Halloween

Keeping Kids Safe This Halloween (SPM Wire) Trick-or-treating is all fun and games — but don’t forget to take a…

Great New Tips to Boost Your Productivity

Great New Tips to Boost Your Productivity (StatePoint) If you are like most people, you could use more hours to get things…

Is Your Lawn and Garden Bird-Friendly?

Is Your Lawn and Garden Bird-Friendly? (StatePoint) Birds are more than just beautiful visitors to your lawn and garden, they are…

Falcon’s Epic Run for State Football Championship Ends in Lake Travis

Falcon’s Epic Run for State Football Championship Ends in Lake Travis

Congratulations to the Falcons Varsity Football Team on a Great Season! by Victor Moreno/LFN The playoff road to a State Championship is a difficult road to navigate and this year the path was through Austin Lake Travis. The LFHS Varsity Falcons came into the match-up…

Congratulations, Jackie Kingsbury!

Congratulations, Jackie Kingsbury!

Congratulations to Jackie Kingsbury for becoming the first at LFHS to reach 1,000 kills in her varsity career in the Los Fresnos Varsity Volleyball team. She led the Lady Falcons with 22 kills at the Saturday, October 15th game against Donna, giving her the kills…

Los Fresnos Alum Cheshire Competing in Paralympics

Los Fresnos Alum Cheshire Competing in Paralympics by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Shawn Cheshire, a 1994 graduate of Los Fresnos High School, is part…

Los Fresnos High School to Add Boys’ and Girls’ Wrestling

Los Fresnos High School to Add Boys’ and Girls’ Wrestling by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Los Fresnos High School is joining the wrestling alliance. The Falcons will…

Falcon Football Tickets On Sale Now

Falcon Football Tickets On Sale Now Tickets for the Falcons’ 2016 season went on sale Monday, July 25, at the Los Fresnos…

Summer Volleyball Skills Camp Scheduled July 25-29

Summer Volleyball Skills Camp Scheduled July 25-29 Los Fresnos High School and the South Texas Juniors Volleyball Club will co-sponsor the Summer…

2017 Warrant Round Up

2017 Warrant Round Up

Special to Los Fresnos News The City of Los Fresnos Police Department will be conducting a Warrant Round Up beginning on February 6, 2017. The Los Fresnos Police Department is encouraging all citizens to contact the Los Fresnos Municipal Court at 956-233-9200 to make payment…

Annual Elvis Festival Cancelled

Annual Elvis Festival Cancelled

Poor Health and Renovations of Museum Force Postponement Until 2018, Vega to Release Book This Year The 2017 Elvis Festival, hosted by Little Graceland and Simon Vega in Los Fresnos, Texas scheduled for January 14th has been cancelled. Simon Vega, who has hosted the Elvis…

SafeRide Driving Academy Collects Water Donations for Corpus Christi Area

SafeRide Driving Academy Collects Water Donations for Corpus Christi Area by Victor Moreno/LFN Upon hearing of the news that the City of Corpus Christi and…

The Holidays Have Arrived in Los Fresnos

The Holidays Have Arrived in Los Fresnos The City of Los Fresnos and Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce presented their Christmas…

“A Christmas Fantasy” Parade and Festival This Saturday

“A Christmas Fantasy” Parade and Festival This Saturday by Victor Moreno/LFN The City of Los Fresnos and Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce…

Wet Weather Causes Multiple Accidents in Los Fresnos Area

Wet Weather Causes Multiple Accidents in Los Fresnos Area Wet weather led to a couple of vehicle accidents in the area.  Wet road conditions…

Report: Women in Texas Often Face Economic Challenges, Poverty

Report: Women in Texas Often Face Economic Challenges, Poverty

by Mark Richardson DALLAS – About 17 percent of all women and girls in Texas live in poverty, according to a new report. The Dallas Women’s Foundation has issued a report titled “Economic Issues for Women in Texas” that shows women still make less money…

TX Coalition Aims to Turn Protesters into Political Movement

TX Coalition Aims to Turn Protesters into Political Movement

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – A coalition of justice and reproductive rights groups aims to organize into a cohesive political movement the hundreds of thousands of Texans who protested at rallies last month. The groups have formed a campaign called Trust. Respect. Access. to…

AARP Texas Seeks Tougher Regulations for Nursing Homes

AARP Texas Seeks Tougher Regulations for Nursing Homes by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – A new report on Texas nursing homes calls conditions…

Texas Big Game Awards 2017 College Scholarship Applications Now Available

Texas Big Game Awards 2017 College Scholarship Applications Now Available Special to Los Fresnos News San Antonio – Applications are now available for the 17th…

Texas Refugee Advocates Criticize Trump’s Immigration Order

Texas Refugee Advocates Criticize Trump’s Immigration Order by Mark Richardson DALLAS — As President Trump’s executive order plunged the U.S. immigration system…

Battle Over Sanctuary Cities Heats Up in Texas

Battle Over Sanctuary Cities Heats Up in Texas by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – The fight over sanctuary cities in Texas has become…