Tips to Save and Spend Wisely in 2017

Tips to Save and Spend Wisely in 2017 (StatePoint) Did you get carried away with the holiday spirit this past season? On the heels of hefty spending, the…

Graduation 2017

Graduation 2017

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Commencement 2017 will be remembered as the event whose crowd rivaled those of Los Fresnos Falcon football playoff games a decade ago. More than 9,000 people overflowed the bleachers at Leo Aguilar Memorial Stadium to watch 737 Los Fresnos High School graduates…

Enter our 2017 Easter Coloring Contest Today!

Enter our 2017 Easter Coloring Contest Today!

Hey Kids! Download, print and color this picture then bring it in to the Los Fresnos News Office for a chance to win an Easter Basket FULL OF GOODIES! One Winner from each age group: 4–5 years old 6–7 years old 8–9 years old Make sure to…

Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo & Concert

Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo & Concert “Biggest Little Rodeo in Texas” returns for 28th year this weekend February 17-19, 2017 The…

Texas Folklife’s BIG SQUEEZE Accordion Contest Returns to the Rio Grande Valley

Texas Folklife’s BIG SQUEEZE Accordion Contest Returns to the Rio Grande Valley Talent Showcase Highlighting Conjunto will be held in Los Fresnos on Saturday, February 4 Special…

“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…

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…

Why Experts Say High-Speed Internet Access Matters to Families and Businesses Nationwide

Why Experts Say High-Speed Internet Access Matters to Families and Businesses Nationwide

(StatePoint) In the same way the telephone brought new opportunities for business development and economic prosperity to America’s heartland decades ago, experts say that today, expanding broadband to every part of the country will have positive impacts on all communities nationwide. In short: no matter…

5 Great Ways to Reduce Stress

5 Great Ways to Reduce Stress

(StatePoint) The constant juggle of work, family and other responsibilities can cause anybody to feel stressed. And stress is not only unpleasant, it can have negative ramifications on your health, including stomach upset, fatigue, headache and even depression and drug abuse, according to the Mayo…

Tips to Avoid ‘Summer Brain Drain’

Tips to Avoid ‘Summer Brain Drain’ (StatePoint) It’s only natural that kids get excited for summer vacation. However, parents may be…

7 Ways to Get Fit as a Family

7 Ways to Get Fit as a Family (StatePoint) Healthy eating habits and gym routines can be hard to sustain. For parents who…

Great Tips to Get in Shape and Stay in Shape

Great Tips to Get in Shape and Stay in Shape (StatePoint) Losing weight and living a healthier lifestyle top millions of people’s list of goals.…

Over 5.7 Million Comics To Be Given Away at Free Comic Book Day 2017

Over 5.7 Million Comics To Be Given Away at Free Comic Book Day 2017 Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) remains the major annual event of the comic book industry…

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 Athletic Federation Summer Games of Texas, welcoming young athletes from throughout Texas and Mexico to compete in 15 events. This tournament, governed by the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation and approved…

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 Runs. The event will take place on Saturday June 1 oth, 2017 at Memorial Park in Los Fresnos beginning at 7:30 am to 10:30 am. This event is organized to…

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…

31st Annual Leo Aguilar Memorial Golf Tournament

31st Annual Leo Aguilar Memorial Golf Tournament The Leo Aguilar Foundation which awards the Leo Aguilar Memorial Scholarship Fund to students of…

Falcon’s Epic Run for State Football Championship Ends in Lake Travis

Falcon’s Epic Run for State Football Championship Ends in Lake Travis Congratulations to the Falcons Varsity Football Team on a Great Season! by Victor Moreno/LFN The…

City, TXDOT Urge Caution Around New Whipple Road Traffic Lights

City, TXDOT Urge Caution Around New Whipple Road Traffic Lights

The city of Los Fresnos, with the help of the Texas Department of Transportation, has begun the installation of a new traffic lights for traffic going north on Evergreen Street to Whipple Road from Highway 100. Although no specific date to the lights being fully…

AEP Texas Breaks Ground for New Service Center Facility in Los Fresnos

AEP Texas Breaks Ground for New Service Center Facility in Los Fresnos

Special to Los Fresnos News LOS FRESNOS, TX – On Friday, June 9, 2017, AEP Texas officials, local dignitaries and special guests “turned the dirt” in a ground breaking ceremony for a new, $12.3 million service center facility in Los Fresnos, Texas. The Los Fresnos…

Los Fresnos Alum Excels as Computer Systems Manager for University of Houston

Los Fresnos Alum Excels as Computer Systems Manager for University of Houston by Jessica Mize/University of Houston Work stress doesn’t get to Leo Moreno. That’s not because…

Hopes & Dreams Collectibles Hosts Book Signing

Hopes & Dreams Collectibles Hosts Book Signing A meet and greet was held at Hopes & Dreams Collectibles located on 104 E.…

Chamber Get Together Vibrant with Color and Culture

Chamber Get Together Vibrant with Color and Culture The Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce hosted a get together on Thursday, May 11, 2017…

Remembering the Man Who Remembered the King

Remembering the Man Who Remembered the King “Little Graceland” Raconteur and Curator Simon H. Vega Passes Simon Vega was born and raised…

New Texas Law Enables Comprehensive Rape Kit Reform

New Texas Law Enables Comprehensive Rape Kit Reform

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – With the passage of a bill establishing a tracking system for evidence in sexual-assault cases, Texas has become the first state to implement comprehensive rape-kit reforms. There are an estimated 20,000 or more untested rape kits sitting in evidence lockers…

Study: Switch to Solar Power Could Save 50,000 Lives

Study: Switch to Solar Power Could Save 50,000 Lives

by Mark Richardson SAN ANTONIO – Thousands of Americans die prematurely from air pollution-related diseases associated with burning coal, and a new study says transitioning to solar power would save more than 50,000 American lives each year. The report’s lead author, Joshua Pearce, an electrical-engineering professor at Michigan…

Annual Report Ranks Texas 41st for Children’s Well-Being

Annual Report Ranks Texas 41st for Children’s Well-Being by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Texas children are starting their lives near the back of…

Proposal in Congress Would Override Texas Medical Malpractice Laws

Proposal in Congress Would Override Texas Medical Malpractice Laws by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – Medical malpractice laws in Texas and other states would be nullified…

Study: Medicaid Increasingly Important to Rural Texas

Study: Medicaid Increasingly Important to Rural Texas by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – A new report shows Medicaid is important to ensure that…

Texas Bill Provides Alternatives to Jail for Inability to Pay Fines

Texas Bill Provides Alternatives to Jail for Inability to Pay Fines by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – A measure passed by the Texas Legislature is designed to…