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…

Artisan Market Ready for This Saturday in Los Fresnos

Artisan Market Ready for This Saturday in Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN Ask Milton Moon what has made him continue working after he retired from the work force and he will respond right away. “My wife,” he said. “She said I needed a hobby to do something, so I started doing this.” He works…

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…

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…

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 children with autism and their families. Whether you’re just beginning to learn about cognitive special needs, or have many years of experience, gaining insight into what has helped other families…

Don’t Let a Vacation Derail Your Diet

Don’t Let a Vacation Derail Your Diet

(StatePoint) Vacation season is here and it’s no surprise that what you eat can have an impact on your weight. In a study from the University of Georgia, 61 percent of the participants gained weight while on vacation, with an average gain of 0.7 pounds.…

Are You Prepared for Hurricane Season and Other Storm Emergencies?

Are You Prepared for Hurricane Season and Other Storm Emergencies? (StatePoint) Hurricane season is in full swing, running from June through November. Unfortunately, no one…

How to Prepare for an Active Shooter Incident in Your Community

How to Prepare for an Active Shooter Incident in Your Community (StatePoint) Active shooter incidents are rare. You are 700 times more likely to die in…

Making the Most of Local Produce

Making the Most of Local Produce (StatePoint) Fresh, local produce is in its prime, making now the perfect time to take…

Back-to-School Checklist for Families with Asthma

Back-to-School Checklist for Families with Asthma (StatePoint) For the more than 6 million children in the U.S. living with asthma, gearing…

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 of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Competition, part of the world wide International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation. The students traveled to Austin last weekend and all came in 1st. They train at…

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 Plaza along Texas Highway 100. Called Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy, it offers classes to children three years and older and to adults willing to learn self-defense tactics. The academy main…

Local Martial Arts Instructor Inducted into the U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame

Local Martial Arts Instructor Inducted into the U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame On Saturday, July 21, 2018, Rene F. Garza was inducted into the United States Martial…

Falcon Football Tickets on Sale Now

Falcon Football Tickets on Sale Now Tickets for the Falcons’ 2018 season are on sale at the Los Fresnos High School…

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…

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…

Keeping Honey Bees Can Yield Sweet Results

Keeping Honey Bees Can Yield Sweet Results

by Tony Vindell/LFN A crash course on keeping honey bees provided a wealth of information to anybody interested in having these flying insects in their backyards or out in the ranchland. Justin J. Jones, an agriculture expert and member of the Corpus Christi-based Coastal Bend…

Whipple Memorial Library Gets Talented Visitors

Whipple Memorial Library Gets Talented Visitors

by Tony Vindell/LFN Summer activities are nothing new at the Whipple Memorial Library in Los Fresnos. But just recently, a group of talented musicians stopped by the learning center and mingled with some of the children who were there during a summer day. One of…

New Funeral Home Gets License from State Funeral Commission

New Funeral Home Gets License from State Funeral Commission by Tony Vindell/LFN Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home is now open to the public here in…

Los Fresnos Residents Get Help from Local Church Volunteers

Los Fresnos Residents Get Help from Local Church Volunteers by Tony Vindell/LFN A group of church volunteers have been helping residents of Los Fresnos…

New Improvements to Quality of Health Care in Laguna Madre Area

New Improvements to Quality of Health Care in Laguna Madre Area by Tony Vindell/LFN The quality of health care has increased tremendously for residents of the…

Developer’s Plan to Build Duplex in Limbo

Developer’s Plan to Build Duplex in Limbo by Tony Vindell/LFN A local developer who has invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in…

Health Impacts of Oil and Gas Pollution: Texas Mom Shares Her Story

Health Impacts of Oil and Gas Pollution: Texas Mom Shares Her Story

by Mary Kuhlman Dallas – The Environmental Protection Agency and Interior Department are rolling back regulations for pollution from oil and gas facilities, and a new report says that’s putting children at risk. The report, from Moms Clean Air Force, lays out what it claims are the…

Study: Most Republicans, Democrats Agree Climate Change is Real

Study: Most Republicans, Democrats Agree Climate Change is Real

by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – Democrats and Republicans agree on climate change more than they might think, according to a new University of Colorado study, but forging a unified action plan continues to be a major challenge. Leaf Van Boven, a psychology and neuroscience professor at…

Ranchers Hindered in Efforts to Combat Cattle Fever Ticks

Ranchers Hindered in Efforts to Combat Cattle Fever Ticks Texas Farm Bureau asks state agency to reconsider its actions (WACO, Texas)—Texas Farm Bureau (TFB)…

Consumer Diets Contribute to Climate Change

Consumer Diets Contribute to Climate Change by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – Researchers say they’ve tapped the most comprehensive estimate of greenhouse…

More Texans Have ACA Health Coverage in 2018

More Texans Have ACA Health Coverage in 2018 by Eric Galatas HOUSTON – Despite confusion over recent congressional efforts to repeal the Affordable Care…

TSTC Visionary Murray Watson Jr. Remembered for Service

TSTC Visionary Murray Watson Jr. Remembered for Service (WACO) – Texas State Technical College mourned Wednesday the loss of former Texas legislator Murray…