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City of Los Fresnos Awarded $538,110 Community Block Grant

The City of Los Fresnos was awarded $538,110 under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program for Rural Texas. The funding will help provide improvements to curb, gutters and drainage to roadways around the city including: Ebony, Pecan, Magnolia, portion of Sixth Street between Como and Peta, according to city officials. The primary objective of […]

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Second Hearing on City Budget Reveals Few Changes

A public hearing was held at the regular meeting of the Los Fresnos City Commission to listen to comments from the public as they made decisions on 2013-2014 budget expenditures. No one showed up to speak at the meeting. The commission plans to adopt the same tax rate of $0.715 which has been the same […]

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Saturday, November 2, 2013 RAIN OR SHINE The Boots on Ground Endurance Mud Run is dedicated to honoring those who have served our country and fought for our freedom. The event will feature a 10k stretch of brutal terrain and a daunting obstacle course as well as a 5k for those who would like to […]

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Boy Scouts Troop 61 Holds 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

Scout Troop 61 led by Scoutmaster Terrance Shraut held a memorial ceremony on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.  The ceremony began with the presentation of colors, pledge of allegiance and a reciting of “The Star Spangled Banner”.  Guest speakers were; American Legion spokesperson, County Judge Carlos Cascos, Mayor Polo Narvaez and Field Director Jason Gates.  After […]

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Council Approves  Program to Promote Healthy Lifestyle

Los Fresnos City Commissioners approved a move to continue their agreement with UTSA to participate under a program funded through the Section 1115 Waiver. The five year program, which is intended to promote a healthy lifestyle within the community, will begin its third year in October of 2013 after two years of planning and training, […]

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Thirteen Teachers Recognized for Receiving Master’s Degrees

Thirteen teachers were recognized for receiving master’s degrees at the Los Fresnos CISD Board of Trustees meeting Monday. Out of 661 teachers in the Los Fresnos CISD, there are now 182 teachers with advanced degrees, which equals 27.5 percent. Thirteen Teachers Recognized for Receiving Master’s Degrees The teachers received their master’s degrees in May or […]

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No City Election Needed

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No City Election Needed

Real & Minton to be Reseated, Tom Jones only candidate to Replace Atherton The City of Los Fresnos Municipal November 5 Election was canceled since there were no opposing candidates for the three available seats on the council. Commissioner Gary Minton will continue in Place 5 where he has served since 2006. Minton also was […]

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Los Fresnos City Council Honors Senator Eddie Lucio for 25 Years of Public Service

Texas State Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. was a special guest at the recent meeting of the Los Fresnos City Council held Tuesday, September 10. Senator Lucio was honored for his 25 years of public service. A native of Brownsville, he began his public service in 1971, becoming Cameron County Treasurer and later Cameron County Commissioner. […]

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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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