LFHS Forms Inaugural Solar Racing Team

LFHS Forms Inaugural Solar Racing Team by Audrey Urbis/Los Fresnos High School The Solar Racing Team has made a spectacular entrance as a new, trailblazing organization…

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 past week over district foes, Brownsville Hanna and Brownsville Lopez.  Los Fresnos traveled to the Hanna gym for the first time this year and defeated the third-place Lady Eagles 25-14,…

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 High School Gym, the Lady Falcon volleyball team controlled the action in a dominating performance, defeating the Brownsville Veterans Lady Chargers in 4 sets, 24-26, 25-15, 25-14, 25-15. With this…

ATASCOSA SOCCER CENTER COMPLETES NEW INDOOR SOCCER FIELD

ATASCOSA SOCCER CENTER COMPLETES NEW INDOOR SOCCER FIELD special to Los Fresnos News by Atascosa Soccer Center Your can hear the emotion! The…

LADY FALCONS DOMINATING TO START DISTRICT PLAY

LADY FALCONS DOMINATING TO START DISTRICT PLAY SAN BENITO—Continuing their fine form, the Los Fresnos Lady Falcon volleyball team swept their first…

FALCONS BRAVE TORRENTIAL RAIN to DEFEAT PSJA NORTH RAIDERS 35-34

FALCONS BRAVE TORRENTIAL RAIN to DEFEAT PSJA NORTH RAIDERS 35-34 In a game fraught with torrential rain, lightening strikes and delays, the Los Fresnos Falcons…

Los Fresnos’ Cruz Guides Jaguars to Two Wins

Los Fresnos’ Cruz Guides Jaguars to Two Wins Los Fresnos alumnus Miguel Cruz has stepped up big for the University of Houston-Victoria in…

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 Oklahoma Sooners kick off their long-standing football rivalry this weekend, the Texas Department of Transportation reminds drivers to stay sober and safe as they make their way to and from…

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 say that Harlingen native Nacho Estrada is a professional ventriloquist is an understatement. Estrada and his friends have been entertaining audiences from coast to coast at national teachers, principals, and…

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…

Research: Few Benefits for Workers with Temporary Visas

Research: Few Benefits for Workers with Temporary Visas by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – Immigrants from Mexico can fill the gap where there’s a…

BP Found “Grossly Negligent” for Gulf Oil Spill Disaster

BP Found “Grossly Negligent” for Gulf Oil Spill Disaster Ruling Could Add Billions in Fines by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – A federal judge has…

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 the community by Lon C. “Moses” Hill and Clyde Tandy. In 2015, the Los Fresnos CISD will celebrate its 100th anniversary, and plans are under way for multiple activities during…

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…

RGV Texas Master Naturalist Training Application Deadline Fast Approaching

RGV Texas Master Naturalist Training Application Deadline Fast Approaching SAN BENITO, Texas – So, what’s the big deal about the Rio Grande Valley ecosystem?…

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 cutting ceremony to welcome Delia Ruiz and her new business, TIPS & CLIPS to the city. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony took place on Wednesday, October 8th, at 5:30 pm. at…

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…

The BIGGEST Little Rodeo in Texas Coming to Los Fresnos Jan. 31 – Feb. 2

The BIGGEST Little Rodeo in Texas  Coming to Los Fresnos Jan. 31 – Feb. 2 Popular Event Includes Huge Saturday Rodeo Parade, PRCA Rodeo, Cameron County Fair & Livestock Show,…

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 and across the country over the past two decades, most of the main philosophies of parenting really have not. So says Janet Jendron, board president of Attachment Parenting International, a…

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 oil and gas methane emissions continues to grow, those companies in Texas and across the country that provide solutions to reduce this industry’s pollution can also help spur economic growth…

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 –…

Kids Moving Out of Booster Seats: Too Many Too Soon

Kids Moving Out of Booster Seats: Too Many Too Soon Boosters 45% More Effective Than Seat Belts Only by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – Children…

Adrian Peterson Case Reveals Divide on Spankings

Adrian Peterson Case Reveals Divide on Spankings AP Reactivated and Expected to Play for Vikings Sunday by John Michaelson/TNS HOUSTON – It’s…