What is Free Comic Book Day?

What is Free Comic Book Day? Free Comic Book Day is an annual event founded on the belief that for every person out there, there’s a…

Christmas Parade, Festival and Artisan Market This Saturday

Christmas Parade, Festival and Artisan Market This Saturday

by Tony Vindell/LFN The 2018 Christmas parade is ready to roll this Saturday in Los Fresnos. The annual event will start at 5 p.m. and will end at 6:30 p.m. this year under a “Song of Christmas” theme. Val Champion, executive director with Los Fresnos…

Halloween Haunted House Creates Spooky Experience

Halloween Haunted House Creates Spooky Experience

by Tony Vindell/LFN Los Fresnos Halloween Festival is now history but this year’s event was not just about passing out candies and getting prizes for best costumes. The festival was held in conjunction with the monthly Under the Stars Artisans Market and that might have…

Brownville Holds Three Festivals this Month

Brownville Holds Three Festivals this Month by Tony Vindell/LFN Area residents have been treated to three festivals this month in Brownsville,…

SPI Birding Center Hosts Monarch Butterfly Day

SPI Birding Center Hosts Monarch Butterfly Day by Tony Vindell/LFN Everything people need to know about the fascinating monarch butterfly will be…

Three Day Conjunto Festival This Weekend in Los Fresnos

Three Day Conjunto Festival This Weekend in Los Fresnos by Tony Vindell/LFN It’s conjunto time in Los Fresnos folks! The first annual festival in…

Dia de los Muertos Exhibit on Display in Harlingen

Dia de los Muertos Exhibit on Display in Harlingen by Tony Vindell/LFN Nov. 2 is All Soul’s Day and for many people from San…

Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

(StatePoint) We’ve all been there before. Procrastinated or overscheduled our holiday season to the point where we leave ourselves little to no time to shop for loved ones. But great gifts don’t necessarily need to be planned months in advance. These last-minute ideas will bring…

Avoid the Naughty List: Don’t Let the Holidays Ruin Your Credit

Avoid the Naughty List: Don’t Let the Holidays Ruin Your Credit

(StatePoint) Looking for the “perfect gifts,” paired with enticing retail discounts and deals, can pressure holiday shoppers to spend more than they can afford. As a result, consumers may max out credit card limits or miss payments, negatively affecting credit scores. In addition, store credit…

Seniors: How Healthy Feet Can Reduce Your Risk of Falling

Seniors: How Healthy Feet Can Reduce Your Risk of Falling (StatePoint) Among older Americans, falls are the number one cause of injuries and death from…

Plastic Pollution: What to Know

Plastic Pollution: What to Know (StatePoint) Plastics are an increasingly widespread pollutant, according to environmental experts, harming ecosystems and wildlife…

3 Common Diabetes Myths Debunked

3 Common Diabetes Myths Debunked (StatePoint) November is American Diabetes Month, and a good time to sort fact from fiction…

What Parents Should Know About Their Child’s Eye Health

What Parents Should Know About Their Child’s Eye Health (StatePoint) Parents know that seeing clearly is important for their kid’s success in the classroom,…

Falcons Shut Out by Permian

Falcons Shut Out by Permian

by Billy Watson/LFN ODESSA – The Los Fresnos Falcons knew they were up against former state champion Odessa Permian, but they were in for much more. The Falcons (2-3) suffered a 56-0 loss in their non-district finale against the Panthers (3-2) on Friday, September 28…

Falcons Lose First Non-Conference Game

Falcons Lose First Non-Conference Game

by Tony Vindell/LFN Los Fresnos Falcons lost it first game of the season but the team was looking to improve at its next game. The Falcons played the Montwood Rams on Friday, Aug, 31 and lost by three points, 16 to 13 in a non-conference…

Sun Bae Taekwando Academy Holds Belt Test

Sun Bae Taekwando Academy Holds Belt Test 37 Students Achieve New Rank Sun Bae Taekwando Academy held a belt test last Thursday,…

Tarpon Pee Wee Football Players Needed

Tarpon Pee Wee Football Players Needed by Tony Vindell/LFN Youngsters interested in playing in the Tarpon Pee Wee Football season are…

Los Fresnos Students Represent at Austin International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship

Los Fresnos Students Represent at Austin International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Three Los Fresnos students were recognized for their preparations and success at international highest level…

Taekwodo Academy Teaches Self Defense Tactics

Taekwodo Academy Teaches Self Defense Tactics by Tony Vindell/LFN A new self-defense learning center has opened in the new Los Fresnos…

South Nogal Street Residents Lack Most Basic Utilities

South Nogal Street Residents Lack Most Basic Utilities

by Tony Vindell/LFN People living within the city limits of Los Fresnos have utility services just like anyone else has in any U.S. city in today’s modern day and age. And for the residents of Nogales Street, there is no difference. Except for those living…

New Los Fresnos EMS/Fire House Up and Running

New Los Fresnos EMS/Fire House Up and Running

by Tony Vindell/LFN Calling it a great day for Los Fresnos, for Cameron County and for the state of Texas, City Manager Mark Milum unveiled the new EMS/Fire Hall built on the east side of town. “Wow!” he said. “What a historic moment!” Milum said…

LFPD Thanksgiving

LFPD Thanksgiving The Los Fresnos Police Officers were out on the streets during Thanksgiving, paying it forward…

Harley’s County Store Gets Facelift

Harley’s County Store Gets Facelift by Tony Vindell/LFN Tucked on a northeast section in the Town of Bayview is a…

Los Fresnos Gets Oustanding Financial Rating

Los Fresnos Gets Oustanding Financial Rating by Tony Vindell/LFN An old adage says third time’s a charm but the city of…

City, EDC Make Generous Contributions to Rodeo, Livestock Show

City, EDC Make Generous Contributions to Rodeo, Livestock Show by Tony Vindell/LFN Two organizations have received generous contribution from the City of Los Fresnos…

Biologists Warn of Border Wall’s Ecological Impacts

Biologists Warn of Border Wall’s Ecological Impacts

by Eric Galatas EL PASO, Texas – As Congress pushes back a funding deadline to avoid a government shutdown, conservation groups are urging representatives to reject any spending bill that includes funding for a border wall. Sergio Avila, a wildlife biologist with The Sierra Club, said…

Groups Rally to Help Texans Get Health Coverage Before Saturday Deadline

Groups Rally to Help Texans Get Health Coverage Before Saturday Deadline

AUSTIN, Texas – To enroll for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, Texans must sign up at Healthcare.gov by no later than this Saturday. Stacey Pogue, senior policy analyst for the Center for Public Policy Priorities, said community organizations across the state have experts standing by to…

Texas Leads Nation in Number of Uninsured Kids

Texas Leads Nation in Number of Uninsured Kids by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – For the first time in a decade, the number of…

Report Reveals Racial Disparities at Elite Texas Colleges

Report Reveals Racial Disparities at Elite Texas Colleges by Mary Kuhlman AUSTIN, Texas – Public college students in Texas are being split into two…

Armistice Day Remembered on 100-Year Anniversary

Armistice Day Remembered on 100-Year Anniversary by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – President Donald Trump is set to be in Paris this…

Texas Caregivers Need Some Care, Too

Texas Caregivers Need Some Care, Too by Mary Kuhlman AUSTIN, Texas – There are nearly 3.5 million caregivers in Texas whose invaluable…