Top 10 Spotlight: Valedictorian Brianna Garcia’s Passion is Learning

Top 10 Spotlight: Valedictorian Brianna Garcia’s Passion is Learning Some people have passion for a hobby. Others have passion for a sport. For Los Fresnos High School Valedictorian Brianna…

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 2015 Summer Reading Program theme “Every Hero Has a Story”. The program provides reading and show & tell sessions for children of ages ranging from Pre-K to Fifth Grade. During…

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 30, 2015 received better than expected participation. Participants arrived from all over to be a part of this new and free annual challenge. The triathlon was the brainchild of the…

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…

Los Fresnos Welcomes Alas Mode Toys & Collectibles

Los Fresnos Welcomes Alas Mode Toys & Collectibles On Friday, May 1, 2015, the Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce and Los Fresnos community…

HELP WANTED

HELP WANTED Volunteers to Wait Tables to Fight Hunger in Los Fresnos Join the Leo Aguilar Foundation,…

CATCH Health Expo Planned at Lopez-Riggins Elementary

CATCH Health Expo Planned at Lopez-Riggins Elementary The public is invited to a Health Expo at Lopez-Riggins Elementary from 5-8 p.m. Friday,…

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…

Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Little Athletes

Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Little Athletes

(StatePoint) Kids may seem to have boundless energy, but running around the soccer field or baseball diamond takes effort — and burns lots of calories.  As a parent or coach, it’s important to make sure kids are well fueled. They’ll play better on the field…

Gonzalez & Lerma sign with Graceland University

Gonzalez & Lerma sign with Graceland University

Two outstanding student athletes from Los Fresnos signed on to play collegiate sports for Iowa’s Graceland University last week. Karina Gonzalez, third baseman for the Lady Falcon’s softball team and Jose Lerma, defensive back who helped the Falcons reach the regional quarter finals this past…

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 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 Waste Program. City…

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…

Chamber of Commerce Presents New Chamber Member Plaques

Chamber of Commerce Presents New Chamber Member Plaques Executive Director of the Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce, Val Champion, delivered the quarterly…

Texas Food Prices Continue to Rise

Texas Food Prices Continue to Rise

Quarterly food basket increases to $47.63, according to Texas Farm Bureau’s Grocery Price Watch (WACO, Texas)—Protein packs a punch in more ways than one. It’s where consumers are seeing an increase in second quarter grocery prices, according to the latest Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) Grocery…

Summertime Reminder: Don’t Leave Kids in Cars

Summertime Reminder: Don’t Leave Kids in Cars

by Eric Galatas/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – As summer temperatures rise, so does the potential for heatstroke deaths in children. The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans that every year, children die after being left in a vehicle unattended. DPS Sgt. Jason Reyes says…

Summer Child Care Survival Tips

Summer Child Care Survival Tips by Eric Galatas/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – The busy summer vacation season has arrived and with…

New Report Finds Challenges Along the Food Chain

New Report Finds Challenges Along the Food Chain by Eric Galatas/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – Workers in the food industry, who make up one-sixth…

Report: Hospitals Overcharging Up to 1,000 Percent

Report: Hospitals Overcharging Up to 1,000 Percent by Eric Galatas/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – If you’re going to break a leg, try not…

Texas Struggling to Get Summer Meals to Hungry Children

Texas Struggling to Get Summer Meals to Hungry Children by Eric Galatas/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – Only 12 out of every 100 low-income children in…