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…

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 Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo and Concert is set to return for its 28th year this weekend at the Los Fresnos Rodeo Grounds, 500 Texas Highway 100 in Los Fresnos, TX.…

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 to Los Fresnos News Austin, Texas – Texas Folklife is thrilled to announce that the Big Squeeze Accordion Contest is back in 2017. This will be the 11th year for…

“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…

Chamber of Commerce to Present “A Christmas Fantasy” Lighted Parade and Festival

Chamber of Commerce to Present “A Christmas Fantasy” Lighted Parade and Festival Preparations for the 2016 Los Fresnos Christmas lights parade theme: “A Christmas Fantasy” presented by…

4th Annual Boots on Ground Veterans Memorial Mud Run This Saturday

4th Annual Boots on Ground Veterans Memorial Mud Run This Saturday The City of Los Fresnos Boots On Ground Veterans Memorial Endurance 4 mile obstacle Mud…

Family-Friendly Tips to Transform Your Home this Season

Family-Friendly Tips to Transform Your Home this Season

(StatePoint) Transition your interior décor when temperatures drop — it’s a great time to tap into your creativity and make a statement. Here are some ideas — big and small — to freshen up your home this season. Play with Colors When the weather is…

Project Provides Legal Services to Low-Income Texas Veterans

Project Provides Legal Services to Low-Income Texas Veterans

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – There seems to be no shortage of challenges to overcome for those who have served in the U.S. military, but when the problem involves a legal issue, help is available for veterans in Texas. The Texas Veterans Legal Assistance…

Advocates Push for More Latino Votes in Texas

Advocates Push for More Latino Votes in Texas by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – Many political pundits speculate that Texas could take a major…

Keeping Kids Safe This Halloween

Keeping Kids Safe This Halloween (SPM Wire) Trick-or-treating is all fun and games — but don’t forget to take a…

Great New Tips to Boost Your Productivity

Great New Tips to Boost Your Productivity (StatePoint) If you are like most people, you could use more hours to get things…

Is Your Lawn and Garden Bird-Friendly?

Is Your Lawn and Garden Bird-Friendly? (StatePoint) Birds are more than just beautiful visitors to your lawn and garden, they are…

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 Los Fresnos High School to help further their education kicked off their 31st annual golf tournament on Saturday, March 11, 2017. This year’s event was held at the challenging South…

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 playoff road to a State Championship is a difficult road to navigate and this year the path was through Austin Lake Travis. The LFHS Varsity Falcons came into the match-up…

Congratulations, Jackie Kingsbury!

Congratulations, Jackie Kingsbury! Congratulations to Jackie Kingsbury for becoming the first at LFHS to reach 1,000 kills in…

Los Fresnos Alum Cheshire Competing in Paralympics

Los Fresnos Alum Cheshire Competing in Paralympics by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Shawn Cheshire, a 1994 graduate of Los Fresnos High School, is part…

Los Fresnos High School to Add Boys’ and Girls’ Wrestling

Los Fresnos High School to Add Boys’ and Girls’ Wrestling by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Los Fresnos High School is joining the wrestling alliance. The Falcons will…

Falcon Football Tickets On Sale Now

Falcon Football Tickets On Sale Now Tickets for the Falcons’ 2016 season went on sale Monday, July 25, at the Los Fresnos…

Full Service Catering Company Celebrates Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Full Service Catering Company Celebrates Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Krazy Knife Catering, a full service catering company owned by Angie and Omar Rodriguez, celebrated their grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, March 10, 2017.  Despite a little cool wet weather the Rodriguez’ added warmth and a sunny disposition as gracious hosts during…

Local WalMart Awards Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library Grant For Summer Reading Program

Local WalMart Awards Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library Grant For Summer Reading Program

The Friends of the Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library located on 402 W. Ocean Blvd. recently received a grant from Wal-Mart for their upcoming Summer Reading Program. The grant award was received on March 13, 2017 via mail in the amount of $1,000.00. Mr. Pedro…

2017 Rodeo Concert Performer Kimberly Dunn Adds Sparkle to Rodeo Parade

2017 Rodeo Concert Performer Kimberly Dunn Adds Sparkle to Rodeo Parade   2017 PRCA Rodeo Concert Performer Kimberly Dunn was all smiles and sunshine at the…

LMMS Science Club Students Present to Los Fresnos Chamber

LMMS Science Club Students Present to Los Fresnos Chamber Story and photos by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Liberty Memorial Middle School students got a taste of…

2017 Warrant Round Up

2017 Warrant Round Up Special to Los Fresnos News The City of Los Fresnos Police Department will be conducting…

Annual Elvis Festival Cancelled

Annual Elvis Festival Cancelled Poor Health and Renovations of Museum Force Postponement Until 2018, Vega to Release Book This…

Groups Seek Long-Delayed Environmental Justice in EPA Case

Groups Seek Long-Delayed Environmental Justice in EPA Case

by Mark Richardson BEAUMONT, Texas – Five nonprofit groups, including one in Texas, filed a motion in federal court this week to force the EPA to follow up on longstanding civil-rights complaints about environmental hazards. The groups are accusing the EPA of dragging its feet,…

Report: Texas Rural Health Care Faces Funding Crisis

Report: Texas Rural Health Care Faces Funding Crisis

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – A new report warns that rural hospitals in Texas could be hit hardest under a Congressional plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. It found that proposed funding cuts to the Medicaid program, which already is operating…

‘Toolkit’ Available to Prevent Financial Abuse of Elderly Texans

‘Toolkit’ Available to Prevent Financial Abuse of Elderly Texans by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Financial exploitation costs the elderly and their families more…

Plaintiffs Pursue Texas Voter ID Case Despite DOJ Absence

Plaintiffs Pursue Texas Voter ID Case Despite DOJ Absence by Mark Richardson CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The U.S. Department of Justice, now under the…

Texas Tri-Agency Partners Announce “Texas Internship Challenge”

Texas Tri-Agency Partners Announce “Texas Internship Challenge” TWC, TEA and THECB Partner with Texas Industries to Help Connect Employers and Students AUSTIN…

Kids’ Advocates Push to Restore Texas Medicaid Funds

Kids’ Advocates Push to Restore Texas Medicaid Funds by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Budget cuts to the Texas Medicaid program have left…