Catch Global Foundation Receives Grand from BCBSTX to Impove Kids’ Health

Catch Global Foundation Receives Grand from BCBSTX to Impove Kids’ Health IMPLEMENT COMMUNITY-BASED SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAM IN LOS FRESNOS CISD Austin, TX (10/16/14) –The CATCH Global Foundation announced today that it…

Lady Falcons Notch Two Tough Wins, Stay Undefeated

Lady Falcons Notch Two Tough Wins, Stay Undefeated

by Wade Sales LOS FRESNOS—During every season, there are matches that are tougher than expected. The Lady Falcons experienced two of those matches this past week, but passed both tests with gritty play and great teamwork. Los Fresnos went on the road to face the…

Falcons Ground Cardinals 35-23

Falcons Ground Cardinals 35-23

Los Fresnos Falcons fans left the game satisfied Friday as they observed their football team run past the visiting Harlingen Cardinals, 35-23 in a league test. With the win, Los Fresnos improves its record to 5-2 on the season.…

Lady Falcons Move to 10-0 in District

Lady Falcons Move to 10-0 in District LOS FRESNOS—There were two more dominating performances by the Lady Falcons this week, punctuated by…

Feathers Fly as Falcons Defeat Hawks

Feathers Fly as Falcons Defeat Hawks Los Fresnos Falcons fans left the game content Friday as they saw their football team…

TWO MORE DISTRICT WINS FOR THE LADY FALCONS

TWO MORE DISTRICT WINS FOR THE LADY FALCONS BROWNSVILLE—The Lady Falcon volleyball team continued their winning ways, sweeping to two victories over the…

LADY FALCONS WIN BATTLE OF UNBEATENS, TAKE LEAD IN DISTRICT 32-6A

LADY FALCONS WIN BATTLE OF UNBEATENS, TAKE LEAD IN DISTRICT 32-6A by Wade Sales LOS FRESNOS—In front of over 1000 spectators that packed the Los Fresnos…

Retaining Texas Justice: $500 Million in Free Legal Help

Retaining Texas Justice: $500 Million in Free Legal Help

by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – This is National Pro Bono Week, and while it will soon come to a close, the dramatic need for affordable legal services in Texas is a real struggle that continues each and every day. Attorney Harry Reasoner, chair of…

Texas Residents and Businesses Pay $218-Billion in Federal Taxes

Texas Residents and Businesses Pay $218-Billion in Federal Taxes

by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – Texas residents and businesses paid $218 billion in federal taxes in 2013, according to a new report. Becky Sweger, director of data and technology for the National Priorities Project, says its “State Smart” research added up the federal taxes…

TxDOT REMINDS FOOTBALL FANS TO MAKE A SOBER RIDE GAME PLAN

TxDOT REMINDS FOOTBALL FANS TO MAKE A SOBER RIDE GAME PLAN Alcohol-related crashes in Texas rise on game days AUSTIN — As the Texas Longhorns and…

Nacho Estrada and Maclovio Visit the Valley

Nacho Estrada and Maclovio Visit the Valley Special Performance at Harlingen Cultural Center photos and story by Bill Keltner/La Feria News To…

Plans for New Texas ICE Facility Get Cold Shoulder

Plans for New Texas ICE Facility Get Cold Shoulder by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – With Immigration and Customs Enforcement moving ahead with plans for a…

Number of Texans in Poverty at 4.5 Million

Number of Texans in Poverty at 4.5 Million by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – Latest figures show the poverty rate has dropped in…

Tailgate Scheduled for Friday; Costume Rules Announced

Tailgate Scheduled for Friday; Costume Rules Announced

It’s the final home game of the regular season for the Los Fresnos Falcons Friday, and it’s also the last pre-game Tailgate Zone of the regular season. The Los Fresnos High School Folkloric Dance Team headlines the Tailgate, scheduled from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at…

The 5th Annual Leo Aguilar Foundation/Los Fresnos CISD 5K Walk/Run for Fun

The 5th Annual Leo Aguilar Foundation/Los Fresnos CISD 5K Walk/Run for Fun

We are about to hold the 5th annual Leo Aguilar Foundation/Los Fresnos CISD 5K Walk/Run for Fun. This year’s event will be held on October 18, 2014. The purpose for having the LAF and LFCISD 5K Walk/Run is four fold: To promote a healthy way…

District Planning 100th Anniversary Celebration in 2015

District Planning 100th Anniversary Celebration in 2015 In 1915, the first school opened in Los Fresnos, Texas, coinciding with the founding of…

Bass Pro Shops Labor Day Hometown Festival offers free activities for the whole family

Bass Pro Shops Labor Day Hometown Festival offers free activities for the whole family Holiday event features free games, giveaways, food samples, seminars and big bargains on outdoor gear…

‘Fabulous Las Vegas’ in Brownsville

‘Fabulous Las Vegas’ in Brownsville Brownsville – On Saturday, September 6, 2014, the Children’s Museum of Brownsville (CMB) will host…

Another Great Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo, Parade & Livestock Show!

Another Great Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo, Parade & Livestock Show! Rodeo Parade Results Equestrian #1 OK Corral #2 Charros La Herradura #3 California Trail Riders…

State Farm Officially Joins Community with Ribbon Cutting Oct. 9th

State Farm Officially Joins Community with Ribbon Cutting Oct. 9th

The Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new State Farm Insurance Agency location at 224 W. Ocean Blvd. in Los Fresnos. Originally opened on September 1, 2014, the agency is headed by David Armendariz who previously worked at the…

Gulf Coast Credit Repair Joins Los Fresnos Business Community

Gulf Coast Credit Repair Joins Los Fresnos Business Community

The Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome Henry Rodriguez’s new business, GULF COAST CREDIT REPAIR. The ceremony took place Saturday, October 4th at 11:00 am. at 32412 State Highway 100, Suite B, next to Carniceria Perez. Radio Station…

Ribbon Cutting for Tips & Clips

Ribbon Cutting for Tips & Clips The Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce and the City of Los Fresnos held a ribbon…

Molina Healthcare Shares Story with Area Chamber of Commerce

Molina Healthcare Shares Story with Area Chamber of Commerce The general meeting for Area Chamber of Commerce was held on noon Tuesday, September 23,…

City Health Program Enjoying Success, Praise

City Health Program Enjoying Success, Praise The City of Los Fresnos has been conducting a health and wellness program for several…

Chamber Seeks to Innovate Businesses Through QuickBooks™

Chamber Seeks to Innovate Businesses Through QuickBooks™ The Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce general meeting was held on Tuesday, August 26…

Technology Jobs Key to Unlocking Higher Starting Salaries

Technology Jobs Key to Unlocking Higher Starting Salaries

Not All Require Four-Years of Higher Ed by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – How can you boost your bottom line in 2015? A new report indicates the answer for some could be changing careers and entering the field of technology. Starting salaries for tech jobs…

Ebola Patient Dies, But Risk for the Average Texan is “Zero”

Ebola Patient Dies, But Risk for the Average Texan is “Zero”

by John Michaelson/TNS DALLAS – The first Ebola patient to be diagnosed while in the U.S. has died at a Dallas hospital, and while the death of Thomas Duncan has raised concerns, experts say the risk for the average Texan is slim to none. Dr.…

Then and Now: Parenting Philosophies Over 20 Years

Then and Now: Parenting Philosophies Over 20 Years by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN – While the times have changed tremendously for families in Texas…

Mitigating Oil and Gas Methane Emissions Means Economic Growth

Mitigating Oil and Gas Methane Emissions Means Economic Growth Texas Among States with Most to Gain by John Michaelson/TNS HOUSTON – As concern around…

Not Ready to Retire: Many TX Women Have Little Saved

Not Ready to Retire: Many TX Women Have Little Saved by John Michaelson/TNS HOUSTON – Across the state of Texas, many workers dream of the…

Some TX Health Centers Consider Job Cuts and Closings

Some TX Health Centers Consider Job Cuts and Closings Key Source of Funding Could Fall by 70% by John Michaelson/TNS FORT WORTH, Texas –…