Students Decorate Buses for LOVE THE BUS Month

Students Decorate Buses for LOVE THE BUS Month Many elementary school students throughout the Los Fresnos CISD enjoy riding buses to and from school each day so much,…

Special Needs Student Plays Basketball; Scores 2 Points

Special Needs Student Plays Basketball; Scores 2 Points

Jose Vidal Garcia, 22-year-old special needs senior at the Los Fresnos High School, has been always competitive in Special Olympics events. But Marco Hinojosa, one of his teachers and LFHS boys’ basketball coach, knew that Jose had the athletic ability to play basketball. After seeing…

Mendez Graduates Early, Signs LOI with Purdue

Mendez Graduates Early, Signs LOI with Purdue   Michael Mendez, the Los Fresnos High School offensive lineman who was voted District 32-6A…

Lady Falcons Represent In All Star Volleyball Game

Lady Falcons Represent In All Star Volleyball Game DONNA – During the recently completed 2014 volleyball season, two Lower Valley teams dominated the volleyball…

District Recognizes Student Athletes’ Exemplary Achievements

District Recognizes Student Athletes’ Exemplary Achievements At the last regular Los Fresnos Independent School District meeting the Board of Trustees recognized…

A Healthy Start: More Texas Children Eating School Breakfast

A Healthy Start: More Texas Children Eating School Breakfast

by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – More kids across the state and the country are starting the day with a healthy meal, as the latest study shows another increase in the number of low-income children taking part in school breakfast programs. The report from the…

A Healthy Start: More Texas Children Eating School Breakfast

A Healthy Start: More Texas Children Eating School Breakfast

by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – More kids across the state and the country are starting the day with a healthy meal, as the latest study shows another increase in the number of low-income children taking part in school breakfast programs. The report from the…

Coverage or Penalties: Sunday is Deadline for ACA Health Plan

Coverage or Penalties: Sunday is Deadline for ACA Health Plan by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – There are just days left for those in need…

Merry Christmas from Grace Heritage Ranch

Merry Christmas from Grace Heritage Ranch All of us at Grace Heritage Ranch would like to take this time to wish…

An Addiction Begins: Lottery Tickets as Gifts for Kids

An Addiction Begins: Lottery Tickets as Gifts for Kids by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – As the available shopping time left before Christmas quickly…

Texas Troopers Target Thanksgiving Drunk Drivers

Texas Troopers Target Thanksgiving Drunk Drivers by John Michaelson/TNS HOUSTON, Texas – The Texas Highway Patrol will be out in full…

Hundreds Turn Out for Transportation Fair

Hundreds Turn Out for Transportation Fair

More than 200 Olmito community residents attended a Connected Communities Multimodal and Active Transportation Fair Saturday at Villareal Elementary School. The Fair was intended to bring community members together to help designate the location of a new bus stop/shelter that will serve the area. Residents…

Scenes from This Year’s Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo

Victor Moreno shot these great videos of events at this year’s Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo for Los Fresnos News. The Rodeo took place this past weekend, February 6th – February 8th. Below is a playlist with more videos from the event.…

Students Ready for Cameron County Livestock Show

Students Ready for Cameron County Livestock Show The Cameron County Fair and Livestock Show begins its three-day run at the Los Fresnos…

The BIGGEST Little Rodeo in Texas to Hit Los Fresnos Feb. 6 – Feb. 8

The BIGGEST Little Rodeo in Texas to Hit Los Fresnos Feb. 6 – Feb. 8 Popular Event Includes Huge Saturday Rodeo Parade, PRCA Rodeo, Cameron County Fair & Livestock Show, Carnival,…

Show Season Begins for Los Fresnos FFA Students

Show Season Begins for Los Fresnos FFA Students Either at their homes or the Los Fresnos High School Agriculture Barn, Los Fresnos FFA…

Good Weather Expected for Elvis Festival Saturday

Good Weather Expected for Elvis Festival Saturday Good weather is expected for the 22nd Annual Elvis Festival at Little Graceland in Los…

Badeaux to Continue as Director of Miss Los Fresnos Pageant

Badeaux to Continue as Director of Miss Los Fresnos Pageant

In 1993 Henry and Ethel Whipple wanted “intellect and beauty to represent this town” and initiated the first Pageant. That year the crowned winner was awarded a $500 scholarship. In 1998, under the direction of Debra Badeaux, the Pageant took on a new and more…

A Brief History of Los Fresnos

A Brief History of Los Fresnos

Retired Los Fresnos High School teacher, former mayor, owner of Keillor Construction & Lumber Inc and local historian James A. Keillor drafted his A Brief History of Los Fresnos while attending UT-Brownsville while a student in Dr. William L. Adams’ class. The full document can…

Annual Christmas Parade Brings Los Fresnos Together for the Holiday Season

Annual Christmas Parade Brings Los Fresnos Together for the Holiday Season On December 13th the Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce and the City of Los Fresnos…

Tale of Two Chambers

Tale of Two Chambers Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce locks arms with Lower Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce…

Expanded Food and Nutrition Program Benefiting Los Fresnos Community

Expanded Food and Nutrition Program Benefiting Los Fresnos Community The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) helps adults, young families and youth. EFNEP…

Los Fresnos Chamber Learns About South Texas Cheese Factory

Los Fresnos Chamber Learns About South Texas Cheese Factory Bayview Factory Owner Explains Operation to Board Members The Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce…

Cattle Rancher’s Wife: Cows too Priceless to Sell

Cattle Rancher’s Wife: Cows too Priceless to Sell

by Monique Coppola/TNS ANGLETON, Texas – Cattle are the state’s most profitable agricultural product, but one cattle rancher’s wife decided the animals are too priceless to sell. Renee King-Sonnen married a fourth-generation cattle rancher six years ago. When she first arrived at the 96-acre cattle…

State of the Texas Judiciary: Not Enough Support for Veterans

State of the Texas Judiciary: Not Enough Support for Veterans

by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – The chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court delivers his State of the Judiciary before a joint session of the Texas House and Senate today, and the needs of veterans will figure prominently in the address. Chief Justice Nathan…

Texans Wore Red Friday to Help Fight Leading Killer of Women

Texans Wore Red Friday to Help Fight Leading Killer of Women by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – Residents across Texas tomorrow wore their hearts on their…

Lung Disease Dangers Grow Along with Fungicide Resistance

Lung Disease Dangers Grow Along with Fungicide Resistance by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – A new study points to the growing threat of…

Congressional Approval Expected on Veteran Suicide Bill

Congressional Approval Expected on Veteran Suicide Bill by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – Veterans in Texas and across the country could gain…

Texas Vehicle Registration and Vehicle Safety lnspection Stickers are Partnering Up in Cameron County

Texas Vehicle Registration and Vehicle Safety lnspection Stickers are Partnering Up in Cameron County BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – Cameron County is gearing up for a new Texas Two Step. Beginning…