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Welcome Home LTC Heber Olguin!

The Olguin Family welcomed their hero home after a two year (May 2011 — May 2013) deployment to Afghanistan where he served as the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP)- Theater Operations Officer — Afghanistan and Regional Commands North- East and Capital, Regional Lead Logistics Civil Augmentation Program Support Officer. LTC Olguin had a vast responsibility […]

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Reward for Missing Sewage Pumps at Gladys Porter Zoo

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS-SEPTEMBER 4, 2013- The Gladys Porter Zoo is in search of three Goulds submersible sewage pumps that were stolen from the Zoo’s storage warehouse. Each pump weighs about 250 pounds and is painted a bright blue color. These pumps were last accounted for three weeks ago when first delivered to the Zoo. The pumps […]

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Healthy Aging Your Way

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Healthy Aging Your Way

Every generation puts its own spin on the aging process, and how you approach your 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond is different than the way your parents did. This September during Healthy Aging Month, find the latest government information from USA.gov to help you improve your physical, mental and financial health: Staying in the pink […]

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LCISD Elementary Schools Observe Back-to-School Night

Back-to-School Night is held each year early in the semester as an opportunity for parents to meet teachers of their children. Schools that hosted Back-to-School Night included Las Yescas Elementary, Laureles Elementary, Lopez-Riggins Elementary, Los Fresnos Elementary, Olmito Elementary, Palmer-Laakso Elementary, Rancho Verde Elementary, Dora Romero Elementary, and Villareal Elementary. Middle school and high school […]

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McDonald’s Restaurant to Open this Fall, Walmart to Break Ground Soon

Construction on the new McDonald’s Restaurant in on Hwy. 100 in Los Fresnos is progressing with a mid-fall opening planned. Los Fresnos City Manager Mark Milum confirmed that a 122,000-square foot WalMart Supercenter is coming to town. The store is expected to be built on an undeveloped piece of land across the street from the […]

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New Construction the Norm in Los Fresnos

Construction under way for additions to Los Fresnos United, ninth grade campus for the Los Fresnos CISD Los Fresnos CISD Board of Trustees awarded a $7.6 million construction contract to D. Wilson Construction Co. of McAllen for the first of two expansion phases at the Los Fresnos United campus, located on FM 803 just south […]

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Falcons Take Big Jump in State Rankings Defeat Greyhounds 24-16

Falcon Offense Unstoppable Against Greyhounds By MaxPreps.com Los Fresnos scaled the state rankings by moving to 559 from 645 this week, thebiggest jump in 5A Region IV District 32. The Falcons were able to make move up by defeating San Benito 24-16. Hanna lost to Sharyland 42-0 last week, the largest margin of any game. […]

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Texas Issues Health Alert for Whooping Cough Outbreak

Nearly 2,000 Cases This Year, with Two Deaths by John Michaelson AUSTIN, Texas – With the number of cases of whooping cough in Texas on pace to hit a high not seen since the 1950s, a public health alert has now been issued. Already this year, said Chris Van Deusen, a press officer for the […]

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First Ever Bulls on the Border Championship Bull Riding Coming to Rodeo Grounds

Less than 20 miles from the Mexico border sits the town of Los Fresnos, Texas, the site for the first ever Don Johnson Ram CBR Bulls on the Border Bull Bash. The event happens Saturday, September 14, 2013 at the Los Fresnos Rodeo Grounds in Los Fresnos, Texas. New to the Championship Bull Riding (CBR) […]

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Lady Falcons 2013 Port Isabel Tournament Champions!

The Los Fresnos High School Lady Falcons’ Volleyball program is under the direction of head coach Becky Woods. Woods has been a head coach for 29 years, and enters the 2013-14 season with 500 career victories.

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