The Works of Late UTRGV Art Professor Carlos Gomez to be on Display at BMFA

The Works of Late UTRGV Art Professor Carlos Gomez to be on Display at BMFA BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art is holding a Carlos G. Gómez Retrospective on Nov. 10, to celebrate the…

“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 present A Christmas Fantasy parade and festival this Saturday, December 3, 2016. A Christmas lights parade displaying a Christmas fantasy theme will begin the festivities. The Parade line-up begins at…

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 on the #subculture of artists who bring vibrant energy, sounds and colors to downtown Brownsville, starting at noon Saturday, Nov. 19, during the UTRGV #subculture: Urban Arts Experience event. UTRGV…

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…

Trick or Treat at the Park

Trick or Treat at the Park Monday | Oct 31st | Los Frenos Memorial Park The Halloween Fall Festival is back for 2016! Scheduled for…

Tailgate Entertainment Began at Sept. 23 Football Game

Tailgate Entertainment Began at Sept. 23 Football Game by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Football tailgating has returned for a third straight year. Los Fresnos Falcon…

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…

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 of the United States team competing in the Paralympic games which started Wednesday, August 31st, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Cheshire, who has a visual impairment, will be competing in…

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…

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…

“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 present A Christmas Fantasy parade and festival this Saturday, December 3, 2016. A Christmas lights parade displaying a Christmas fantasy theme will begin the festivities. The Parade line-up begins at…

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 can become hazardous and drivers must maintain alertness at all times.  These vehicle accident scenes were captured by Eric Kurz, special to Los Fresnos News, on Thursday, November 10, 2016.…

Chinese Delegates “Discover Los Fresnos, Texas”

Chinese Delegates “Discover Los Fresnos, Texas” by Victor Moreno/LFN A Chinese delegation visited Los Fresnos as part of a collaborative effort…

Announcing the 2016 Health Champions of the Rio Grande Valley

Announcing the 2016 Health Champions of the Rio Grande Valley Brownsville, TX – The Community Advisory Board (CAB) announces the recipients of the 2016 Health…

Community Development Corporation of Brownsville Making Home Ownership a Reality

Community Development Corporation of Brownsville Making Home Ownership a Reality by Victor Moreno/LFN The Community Development Corporation of Brownsville was the guest speaker at the…

Superintendent Salazar Addresses Los Fresnos Chamber

Superintendent Salazar Addresses Los Fresnos Chamber Story by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD • Photo by Victor Moreno/LFN Los Fresnos CISD Superintendent Gonzalo Salazar…

Report: Critical Need for More, Better-Trained Foster Parents

Report: Critical Need for More, Better-Trained Foster Parents

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – There is a critical need for more and better-trained foster parents to care for children whose lives have been turned upside down, a new report says. The Annie E. Casey Foundation study also said that foster parents in Texas…

Texas Faces Major Hurdles to Legal Marijuana Use

Texas Faces Major Hurdles to Legal Marijuana Use

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – While a number of states approved new laws legalizing marijuana this week, many Texans are asking when the state might change its ban on cannabis use. While voters in states like California, Massachusetts and Maine can change their laws…

Doctors Highlight Care, Prevention for Diabetes Awareness Month

Doctors Highlight Care, Prevention for Diabetes Awareness Month by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas — November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and health professionals…

TxDOT Urges Drivers to ‘End the Streak’ of Daily Deaths

TxDOT Urges Drivers to ‘End the Streak’ of Daily Deaths AUSTIN – The Lone Star State marked a deadly milestone last Monday as at least…

Study: Texas Insures More Kids But Lags Other States

Study: Texas Insures More Kids But Lags Other States by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Texas cut the number of its uninsured kids by…

October Goes Down As 4th Warmest Ever, Says Texas A&M State Climatologist

October Goes Down As 4th Warmest Ever, Says Texas A&M State Climatologist Warm temperatures in Texas dominated the month of October, so much so that the month…