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…

South Texas Comic Con Draws Thousands of Fans

South Texas Comic Con Draws Thousands of Fans

by Tony Vindell/LFN Fans of comic books, superheroes and science fiction movie characters flooded the McAllen Convention Center during the 5th Annual South Texas Comic Con. South Texas Comic Con is a pop culture celebration where fans of comic books, fantasy, sci-fi, gaming and other…

First Pet Costume Contest Held at Artisan Market

First Pet Costume Contest Held at Artisan Market

by Tony Vindell/LFN Linda Lopez presents Jose Medellin and King the $50 first prize.A dozen or so dog owners participated in the first Pet Costume Contest held at Los Fresnos Memorial Park on North Arroyo Boulevard. A small black dog, dressed up as Batman and…

Autism Awareness Festival Held in Brownsville

Autism Awareness Festival Held in Brownsville by Tony Vindell/LFN Children games, pony rides, hula hoops, music and many other activities were…

Leo Aguilar Foundation Tournament Set for March 10th

Leo Aguilar Foundation Tournament Set for March 10th by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Golfers are encouraged to participate in the 32nd Annual Leo Aguilar Foundation…

Los Fresnos Rodeo Ends Riding High

Los Fresnos Rodeo Ends Riding High by Tony Vindell/LFN The 29th annual Los Fresnos Rodeo is now history, but the city’s…

Kite Fest Delights Crowds on SPI

Kite Fest Delights Crowds on SPI by Tony Vindell/LFN A flying octopus, shark, and even a humpback whale could be seen…

How to Help Military, Overseas Citizens Vote in Midterm Elections

How to Help Military, Overseas Citizens Vote in Midterm Elections

(StatePoint) For Service members and their families stationed away and U.S. citizens living abroad, family and friends are vital connections to life back home. During the 2018 midterm elections, you can be an important source of voting information, especially for 18-24-year-olds voting absentee for the…

Large-Scale Efforts Helping Pre-K Teachers Receive Resources; You Can, Too

Large-Scale Efforts Helping Pre-K Teachers Receive Resources; You Can, Too

(StatePoint) Studies have shown that high-quality pre-K education better prepares children to achieve in school and makes them more likely to strive for higher vocational aspirations. It also has a positive impact on society. For every dollar spent on high-quality early education, society gains as…

Smart, Healthful Snack Tips for People on the Move

Smart, Healthful Snack Tips for People on the Move (StatePoint) Does your schedule, have you on-the-move? Check out these easy ways to healthfully keep…

Fun Ways Your Family Can Get Fit Together

Fun Ways Your Family Can Get Fit Together (StatePoint) Is your fitness routine stuck in a rut? Searching for ways to spend more…

Smart, Healthful Snack Tips for People on the Move

Smart, Healthful Snack Tips for People on the Move (StatePoint) Does your schedule, have you on-the-move? Check out these easy ways to healthfully keep…

Slim Down Tips for a Healthier Summer

Slim Down Tips for a Healthier Summer (StatePoint) Summer means BBQs, beach time and swimsuits, but it could also mean a change…

Martial Arts Gaining Popularity in Los Fresnos

Martial Arts Gaining Popularity in Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN Students from as young as five years of age are among a growing group of area residents taking classes in the martial arts here in Los Fresnos and its surrounding area. Their main instructor is Rene Garza, a veteran of this sport…

Los Fresnos Youth Soccer Club Ends Its Season

Los Fresnos Youth Soccer Club Ends Its Season

by Tony Vindell/LFN One of the Future Soccer Players of America season is coming to an end, but it won’t be long before they go back to the field. Kinder and first grade students with Los Fresnos Youth Soccer Club ended the 2018 season at…

Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy Students Heds to Nationals

Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy Students Heds to Nationals Georgina Gonzalez a Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy student, competed in the 2018 Gulf AAU Taekwondo…

Falcons Season Ends In Re-Match Loss To Lake Travis

Falcons Season Ends In Re-Match Loss To Lake Travis Athletic Director Patrick Brown Praises Student Athletes and Fans for Effort and Support by Victor…

Los Fresnos Little League Senior Softball

Los Fresnos Little League Senior Softball Heading to the Little League World Series is a dream that many young ball players…

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…

Red Snapper Season Still Going Strong in Federal Waters

Red Snapper Season Still Going Strong in Federal Waters

by Tony Vindell/LFN The 2018 red snapper season for the for-hired industry continues to produce good catches in federal waters and it’s coming to an end in about 12 days from now so hurry and get them while you can. The limit is two fish…

Hundreds Gather Throughout Valley to Denounce Trump Zero Tolerance Policy

Hundreds Gather Throughout Valley to Denounce Trump Zero Tolerance Policy

by Tony Vindell/LFN Hundreds of people gathered during an event to denounce the Trump Administration’s zero-policy and to put an end to the separation of undocumented Central American children from their parents. They met on Thursday, June 28 in Brownsville, at the city’s Linear Park…

Los Fresnos Celebrates Independence Day with Artisans Market

Los Fresnos Celebrates Independence Day with Artisans Market by Tony Vindell/LFN One of the biggest July 4th celebrations held in Los Fresnos took…

New Funeral Home Opens Doors to Public

New Funeral Home Opens Doors to Public by Tony Vindell/LFN Los Fresnos area residents no longer need to go out of town…

Flooding Causes City Leaders to Re-evaluate Drainage Infrastructure

Flooding Causes City Leaders to  Re-evaluate Drainage Infrastructure by Tony Vindell/LFN The recent flooding caused by the two downpours in mid-June turned several…

Recent Audit Reports City Finances in Good Health

Recent Audit Reports City Finances in Good Health by Tony Vindell/LFN The financial standing of the City of Los Fresnos is as good…

Report: Dakota Access Pipeline Demonstrations Inspired Legislative Crackdown

Report: Dakota Access Pipeline Demonstrations Inspired Legislative Crackdown

by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – A new Greenpeace USA report documents how the corporate sponsor behind the Dakota Access Pipeline continues to use a variety of surveillance, lobbying, and legal tactics to silence protesters. Project leader Molly Dorozenski with Greenpeace says in the wake of events at…

Texas Kids at Risk of Undercount in 2020 Census

Texas Kids at Risk of Undercount in 2020 Census

by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – Texas ranks 43rd in child well-being – which makes it one of the ten worst states for kids, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book. The report ranks states for indicators of health, education, economic well-being…

Survey Recommends Policy Solutions for Bullied LGBTQ Youths

Survey Recommends Policy Solutions for Bullied LGBTQ Youths by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – A new survey shows high rates of depression and anxiety…

Trump’s Inexpensive Coverage Could Come with a Price

Trump’s Inexpensive Coverage Could Come with a Price by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas — The Trump administration has cleared the way for an unprecedented…

Trump Signs Order to End Separations Condemned by Pediatricians

Trump Signs Order to End Separations Condemned by Pediatricians by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – Following widespread outrage over the forced separation of children from…

$10 Million Going Toward Health Services in TX

$10 Million Going Toward Health Services in TX by Katherine Davis-Young HOUSTON – Texas has the highest rate of uninsured people in the nation,…