LFHS Environmental Activists Form Gardening Club

LFHS Environmental Activists Form Gardening Club by Audrey Urbis With shovels in hand, a wide array of plants, and a team of eager environmental enthusiasts, the…

Los Fresnos Falcons Celebrate Playoff Victory

Moments after Los Fresnos edged Del Rio, 13-12, in a Class 6A Division I playoff in Corpus Christi Friday, Coach Clint Finley began talking to the Falcons. Little did he know that offensive linemen Michael Mendez and Bruce Castro were going to dunk him with…

Falcons Share District 32-6A Title; Head to Bi-District Finals

Falcons Share District 32-6A Title; Head to Bi-District Finals

Falcons Defeat Golden Eagles for District 32-6A Title With their 49-0 win over the Brownsville Hanna Golden Eagles on Saturday, Nov. 8th, the Falcons celebrate their first district championship since 2008. They share the District 32-6A title with Rivera, Harlingen High and San Benito, all…

Lady Falcons Advance to Regional Semifinals

Lady Falcons Advance to Regional Semifinals SAN ANTONIO BOUND!  LADY FALCONS CHARGE INTO SWEET 16 by Wade Sales HARLINGEN—In a thrilling…

LADY FALCONS DOMINATE WESLACO AFTER AVENGING EARLIER LOSS TO BROWSVILLE VETS

LADY FALCONS DOMINATE WESLACO AFTER AVENGING EARLIER LOSS TO BROWSVILLE VETS by Wade Sales LOS FRESNOS—The Los Fresnos Lady Falcons entered the UIL State Volleyball Playoffs…

LADY FALCONS VICTORIOUS

LADY FALCONS VICTORIOUS LADY FALCONS SPLIT GAMES, CLINCH 32-6A DISTRICT CO-CHAMPIONSHIP by Wade Sales LOS FRESNOS—On October 28th,…

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.…

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 force for the Thanksgiving weekend, promoting safety and targeting dangerous drivers as the holiday travel season gets under way. One of their main focuses will be on drunk drivers, and…

Sea Turtle Rescue – Cold Stunned Turtles Need Help During Freeze

When the weather turns cold for long periods of time, biologists and game wardens prepare for freezing water temperatures to affect wildlife along the coast. In 2011, more than 800 green sea turtles were rescued during one of the longest cold spells in decades in…

Chief Justice Hecht: Texas Must Back Promises to Veterans

Chief Justice Hecht: Texas Must Back Promises to Veterans by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – They have put their lives on the line for…

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…

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…

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…

Boots on Ground Endurance Mud Run Scheduled for this Weekend

Boots on Ground Endurance Mud Run Scheduled for this Weekend

The Boots on Ground Endurance Mud Run is scheduled for this Saturday, November 8th! The Endurance Mud Run is dedicated to honoring those who have served our country and fought for our freedom. The event will feature a 10k stretch of brutal terrain and a…

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…

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…

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 benefits those most at risk to suffer from hunger, food insecurity and the inability to connect with available support systems. EFNEP offers practical lessons in basic nutrition, food preparation, food…

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 held their regular meeting October 28 with lunch catered by Julia’s Restaurant. New members welcomed to the meeting included: Ms. Delia Ruiz of Tips & Clips Beauty Salon, John Bates…

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…

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…

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,…

Two-Generation Approach Needed to Lift TX Kids Out of Poverty

Two-Generation Approach Needed to Lift TX Kids Out of Poverty

by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – For the millions of Texas children growing up in low-income families, a new report finds a two-generation approach is needed to give those kids the best shot at succeeding later in life. The KIDS COUNT report (http://www.aecf.org/) from the…

Disparities Remain as More Hispanic Kids In Texas Gain Health Insurance

Disparities Remain as More Hispanic Kids In Texas Gain Health Insurance

by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – Progress has been made in Texas and across the nation in reducing the number of Hispanic children without health insurance, but significant disparities still need to be addressed. A new study finds Hispanic kids remain twice as likely to…

One Billion Dollars in BP Fines Creates Opportunity for Texas Gulf Coast Restoration

One Billion Dollars in BP Fines Creates Opportunity for Texas Gulf Coast Restoration by John Michaelson/TNS GALVESTON, Texas – Fines paid by British oil giant BP in the…

Abbott Names Valley Judge as His Pick for Secretary of State

Abbott Names Valley Judge as His Pick for Secretary of State AUSTIN –Attorney General Greg Abbott, who takes office in January, said in the Rio Grande…

Texans Told to Skip the Salt as Holidays Approach

Texans Told to Skip the Salt as Holidays Approach AUSTIN, Texas – The election season had Texas voters taking it all in “with a…

I.D. Needed for Record Number of Texans Registered to Vote

I.D. Needed for Record Number of Texans Registered to Vote by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – With the midterm election one week away, Texans are…