Mariachi, 8 schools to perform at Tailgate Friday

Mariachi, 8 schools to perform at Tailgate Friday Eight schools are scheduled to participate in the Tailgate Zone before the Falcon football game against Harlingen Friday, Oct. 27.…

Kite Fest Delights Crowds on SPI

Kite Fest Delights Crowds on SPI

by Tony Vindell/LFN A flying octopus, shark, and even a humpback whale could be seen above the skies on the north end of South Padre Island. Was it a new season of the popular TV show called Sharknado airing here? Not quite! It was actually…

It’s Rodeo Time, Y’all!

It’s Rodeo Time, Y’all!

by Tony Vindell/LFN Time to slip into your jeans and to put on your cowboy and cowgirl hats and boots because it is rodeo time y’all! The bronco busting, bull riding, steer roping and barrel racing 2018 Los Fresnos Rodeo is this weekend and it…

Miss Rodeo Queen Takes Reign

Miss Rodeo Queen Takes Reign by Tony Vindell/LFN For Madelynn Hill, Saturday night was another special day in her life.…

Karen Waters Named 2018 Cameron County Fair & Livestock Show Cowgirl

Karen Waters Named 2018 Cameron County Fair & Livestock Show Cowgirl by Tony Vindell/LFN A total of 21 girls competed in three divisions during Saturday’s 2018…

The BIG SQUEEZE Accordion Contest is Back for 2018

The BIG SQUEEZE Accordion Contest is Back for 2018 Texas Folklife Will Search for Top Young Accordion Talent in Showcases Across the State Grand…

Next Artisan Market Set for January 27th

Next Artisan Market Set for January 27th Los Fresnos’ newest monthly event, sponsored by The Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce and the…

Tips to Repay Student Loans as Quickly and Affordably as Possible

Tips to Repay Student Loans as Quickly and Affordably as Possible

(StatePoint) College students who borrow to pay for school typically don’t have to start repaying their student loans until six months after leaving school. But when it does come time to start making loan payments, you may find yourself stressing out about the additional monthly…

How the Average Citizen Can Help Bring About Friendlier Politics

How the Average Citizen Can Help Bring About Friendlier Politics

(StatePoint) At a divisive moment in our nation’s history, you may be wondering how average citizens can help bring about friendlier politics. Experts suggest that it starts with finding common ground among those whose opinions differ from you. Ira Shapiro, a former ambassador who has…

Fun Ways Your Family Can Get Fit Together

Fun Ways Your Family Can Get Fit Together (StatePoint) Is your fitness routine stuck in a rut? Searching for ways to spend more…

New Benefits and Insurance Options You Can Expect in 2018

New Benefits and Insurance Options You Can Expect in 2018 (StatePoint) Ever wondered whether your insurance policy was actually working for you? You may be…

How to Protect Your Expensive New Smartphone

How to Protect Your Expensive New Smartphone (StatePoint) The latest smartphones have some cool new features, but they come with hefty price…

5 Weight Loss Tips from a Woman Who Lost 128 Pounds

5 Weight Loss Tips from a Woman Who Lost 128 Pounds (StatePoint) Sometimes the best advice comes from someone who’s been there, done that. So, if…

Falcons Season Ends In Re-Match Loss To Lake Travis

Falcons Season Ends In Re-Match Loss To Lake Travis

Athletic Director Patrick Brown Praises Student Athletes and Fans for Effort and Support by Victor Moreno, LFN • photos by Ricki’s Photos The Falcons football season officially came to an end with a 42-7 loss in a re-match with the previous years challenger Austin Lake…

Los Fresnos Little League Senior Softball

Los Fresnos Little League Senior Softball

Heading to the Little League World Series is a dream that many young ball players have all around the world. Fortunately, a softball team from Los Fresnos came very close to this dream. The Lady Falcons Senior Softball team from the Los Fresnos Little League…

City of McAllen to Host TAAF Summer Games of Texas Once Again

City of McAllen to Host TAAF Summer Games of Texas Once Again (McAllen, TX) The City of McAllen is proud to once again host the Texas Amateur…

The Leo Aguilar Foundation National Running Day Free 5K and 10K Runs – Saturday, June 10th, 2017

The Leo Aguilar Foundation National Running Day Free 5K and 10K Runs – Saturday, June 10th, 2017 You cordially invited to participate in this year’s National Running Day Free 5k and 1ok…

Congratulations!

Congratulations! Congratulations to LFHS Senior Tanya Prazelini on her nomination for All-Valley Girls Soccer Player of…

Top Tips for Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Top Tips for Physical Fitness and Sports Month (StatePoint) Staying active doesn’t just keep a waistline in check, it benefits every part of…

City Supports Conjunto Festival Relocation

City Supports Conjunto Festival Relocation

by Tony Vindell/LFN For the last 25 years, the largest gathering of conjunto musicians and fans have met in San Benito, but that is about to change this year. The festival, which is one of Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center main activity, is relocating to…

Conjunto Festival Coming to Los Fresnos

Conjunto Festival Coming to Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN It couldn’t get any better than this for the City of Los Fresnos as the town is to become the new home of Conjunto Festival, a brain child of The Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center. And after everything is signed, sealed and…

Los Fresnos 4H Club Wins Big at Sonny Brazil Stock Show

Los Fresnos 4H Club Wins Big at Sonny Brazil Stock Show Despite fierce competition at the 2018 Sonny Brazil Livestock Show held in San Benito the…

New Beauty Shop Gives Area Residents More Choices

New Beauty Shop Gives Area Residents More Choices by Tony Vindell/LFN A beauty/barber shop held its grand opening on Monday and residents have…

City’s First Sales Tax Rebate Shows Increase

City’s First Sales Tax Rebate Shows Increase by Tony Vindell/LFN The first sales tax rebate check the City of Los Fresnos has…

Port Isabel Lighthouse Reopens to Public

Port Isabel Lighthouse Reopens to Public by Tony Vindell/LFN Described as a “tourist beacon, “ “Jewel of South Texas,” and “Texas…

Opponents Say Bill Pending in Congress Weakens ADA Protections

Opponents Say Bill Pending in Congress Weakens ADA Protections

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – A bill aimed at strengthening the Americans with Disabilities Act may not be what it seems. The U.S. House of Representatives could vote this week on HR 620, the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017, which would give businesses accused…

Study: Texas, U.S. Elections Vulnerable to Foreign Hacking

Study: Texas, U.S. Elections Vulnerable to Foreign Hacking

by Mark Richardson DALLAS – When you cast your vote March 6 in the Texas primary, how will you know if your ballot is secure? A new study warns that most states – and particularly Texas – have done very little since 2016 to ensure that…

Texas Program Aims to Make Communities Healthier

Texas Program Aims to Make Communities Healthier by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – Some community clinics in central and southeast Texas are being asked…

Texas Health Clinics in Limbo Until Congress Renews Funding

Texas Health Clinics in Limbo Until Congress Renews Funding by Mark Richardson SAN ANTONIO, Texas – More than 1 million uninsured Texans are in limbo,…

Unprecedented Number of LGBTQ Candidates on Texas Primary Ballot

Unprecedented Number of LGBTQ Candidates on Texas Primary Ballot by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – An unprecedented number of openly LGBTQ candidates will be on the…

Kids’ Advocates Blast State’s Appeal of Foster-Care Ruling

Kids’ Advocates Blast State’s Appeal of Foster-Care Ruling by Mark Richardson CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Children’s advocates are crying foul after state officials appealed a…