What is Free Comic Book Day?

What is Free Comic Book Day? Free Comic Book Day is an annual event founded on the belief that for every person out there, there’s a…

Three Day Conjunto Festival This Weekend in Los Fresnos

Three Day Conjunto Festival This Weekend in Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN It’s conjunto time in Los Fresnos folks! The first annual festival in which more than a dozen groups will entertain residents from here, from all over the Rio Grande Valley and from anywhere else in the Lone Star State will be held…

Dia de los Muertos Exhibit on Display in Harlingen

Dia de los Muertos Exhibit on Display in Harlingen

by Tony Vindell/LFN Nov. 2 is All Soul’s Day and for many people from San Antonio to the Rio Grande Valley it marks the occasion to pay respect to those who are no longer here. It’s known as Day of the Dead. The Harlingen Arts…

Los Fresnos CISD 2018 Homecoming

Los Fresnos CISD 2018 Homecoming by Tony Vindell/LFN The 2018 Homecoming Parade took place here in Los Fresnos and judging…

Downtown Brownsville Transformed into Mexico City’s Garibaldi Plaza

Downtown Brownsville Transformed into Mexico City’s Garibaldi Plaza Market Square in downtown Brownsville was the site of more than a little bit of…

HEB “Helping Heroes” Project Honors and Serves Los Fresnos Emergency Services Personnel

HEB “Helping Heroes” Project Honors and Serves Los Fresnos Emergency Services Personnel Commemorating September 11th as a National Day of Service and Remembrance Brownsville H.E.B. #446 located…

Little Rodeo Draws Crowd in Los Fresnos

Little Rodeo Draws Crowd in Los Fresnos by Tony Vindell/LFN A rodeo, featuring little cowboys and cowgirls from Torreon, Mexico, was held…

What Parents Should Know About Their Child’s Eye Health

What Parents Should Know About Their Child’s Eye Health

(StatePoint) Parents know that seeing clearly is important for their kid’s success in the classroom, but many are not taking their child to get annual eye exams. This is a problem because many kids don’t know what seeing clearly looks like. According to a recent…

Is Your Dinner Contributing to Plastic Pollution in the Ocean?

Is Your Dinner Contributing to Plastic Pollution in the Ocean?

(StatePoint) Did you know that the choices your local grocery store makes can have a global impact on the environment? From the types and brands of seafood sold to the way foods are packaged and carried out of the store, oceans worldwide are affected by…

Concerned About Rising Mortgage Rates? Borrowers Have Options

Concerned About Rising Mortgage Rates? Borrowers Have Options (StatePoint) While mortgage interest rates remain near historic lows, they have been slowly rising over…

Is Your Child’s School Promoting Healthy Habits or Junk Food?

Is Your Child’s School Promoting Healthy Habits or Junk Food? (StatePoint) Fast food coupons used as prizes, candy sale fundraisers, vending machine exteriors — these…

How Ready is Your Child for the New School Year?

How Ready is Your Child for the New School Year? (StatePoint) Backpack and supplies — check! So, what’s left to do before going back to…

4 Ways to Make Summer Easier for Children with Autism

4 Ways to Make Summer Easier for Children with Autism (StatePoint) Transitional times of the year mean shifting schedules, which can be particularly challenging for…

Falcons Shut Out by Permian

Falcons Shut Out by Permian

by Billy Watson/LFN ODESSA – The Los Fresnos Falcons knew they were up against former state champion Odessa Permian, but they were in for much more. The Falcons (2-3) suffered a 56-0 loss in their non-district finale against the Panthers (3-2) on Friday, September 28…

Falcons Lose First Non-Conference Game

Falcons Lose First Non-Conference Game

by Tony Vindell/LFN Los Fresnos Falcons lost it first game of the season but the team was looking to improve at its next game. The Falcons played the Montwood Rams on Friday, Aug, 31 and lost by three points, 16 to 13 in a non-conference…

Sun Bae Taekwando Academy Holds Belt Test

Sun Bae Taekwando Academy Holds Belt Test 37 Students Achieve New Rank Sun Bae Taekwando Academy held a belt test last Thursday,…

Tarpon Pee Wee Football Players Needed

Tarpon Pee Wee Football Players Needed by Tony Vindell/LFN Youngsters interested in playing in the Tarpon Pee Wee Football season are…

Los Fresnos Students Represent at Austin International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship

Los Fresnos Students Represent at Austin International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Three Los Fresnos students were recognized for their preparations and success at international highest level…

Taekwodo Academy Teaches Self Defense Tactics

Taekwodo Academy Teaches Self Defense Tactics by Tony Vindell/LFN A new self-defense learning center has opened in the new Los Fresnos…

Los Fresnos Residents Complain About Mess Left Behind by Flood

Los Fresnos Residents Complain About Mess Left Behind by Flood

by Tony Vindell/LFN Manicured lawns, nice homes and a quiet place to live make Los Fresnos Windcrest subdivision just south of FM 2480. But last June rains that pounded the area for several days has changed some of the landscape of the neighborhood that borders…

Blessing Box Helps Those in Need in Los Fresnos

Blessing Box Helps Those in Need in Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN Anyone needing or donating food staples can stop by a box set up for that purpose. Los Fresnos Church of Christ has installed a red box at 111 W. Fifth St. where residents, or anyone for that matter, can pick up or…

Los Fresnos Economy Keeps Showing a Positive Picture

Los Fresnos Economy Keeps Showing a Positive Picture by Tony Vindell/LFN The economy of Los Fresnos has been experiencing a steady growth and…

Leo Aguilar Foundation 5K Event Scheduled Oct. 13

Leo Aguilar Foundation 5K Event Scheduled Oct. 13 by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Several hundred students are expected to participate in the 9th Annual Leo…

EMS-Firehouse Set to Open This Month

EMS-Firehouse Set to Open This Month by Tony Vindell/LFN Construction of the new Emergency Medical Services/fire hall building is nearing completion…

Cowboy Cook-off Coming Soon to Los Fresnos

Cowboy Cook-off Coming Soon to Los Fresnos by Tony Vindell/LFN The Los Fresnos’ second annual cowboy cook-off is a little more than…

Farm Bill Expiration Stalls Conservation Efforts on Farms

Farm Bill Expiration Stalls Conservation Efforts on Farms

by Stephanie Carson SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas – While Senators were moving forward with the confirmation of the next Supreme Court justice, what wasn’t moving on Capitol Hill was the Farm Bill that expired a week ago. While the legislation largely stalled over the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance…

Older Texans Need More Protection from Financial Abuse, Group Says

Older Texans Need More Protection from Financial Abuse, Group Says

by Mary Kuhlman AUSTIN, Texas – Experts say almost every day, an older Texan is the victim of fraud, theft or another form of financial exploitation. And with the 65-plus population expected to double by 2030, it’s a crime that could get much worse without…

Is U.S. Postal Service Too Popular to Privatize?

Is U.S. Postal Service Too Popular to Privatize? by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – President Donald Trump’s announced intention in April to reform the…

Beto O’Rourke, Willie Nelson Rally Austin

Beto O’Rourke, Willie Nelson Rally Austin by Tony Vindell/LFN Senatorial candidate Beto Rourke is getting support from legendary country icon Willie…

Unlike TX, Uninsured Rates See Major Drop in Medicaid Expansion States

Unlike TX, Uninsured Rates See Major Drop in Medicaid Expansion States by Eric Tegethoff AUSTIN, Texas – States that have expanded their Medicaid programs have seen a…

Report: Time to Change the Odds for Young Adult Parents

Report: Time to Change the Odds for Young Adult Parents by Mary Kuhlman AUSTIN, Texas – Finding their footing in life is a struggle for many…