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City Supports Conjunto Festival Relocation

City Supports Conjunto Festival Relocation

by Tony Vindell/LFN For the last 25 years, the largest gathering of conjunto musicians and fans have met in San Benito, but that is about to change this year. The festival, which is one of Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center main activity, is relocating to Los Fresnos after organizers of the event said they can […]

Conjunto Festival Coming to Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN It couldn’t get any better than this for the City of Los Fresnos as the town is to become the new home of Conjunto Festival, a brain child of The Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center. And after everything is signed, sealed and delivered, the 26th annual Conjunto Festival will be held in […]

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Los Fresnos 4H Club Wins Big at Sonny Brazil Stock Show

Despite fierce competition at the 2018 Sonny Brazil Livestock Show held in San Benito the Los Fresnos 4H Club had a couple of very big winners.  Corbin Cruz, a Los Fresnos High School senior took home Grand Champion of Show and Caitlynn Cruz, a sophomore at Los Fresnos United won Reserve Grand Champion of Show […]

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New Beauty Shop Gives Area Residents More Choices

by Tony Vindell/LFN A beauty/barber shop held its grand opening on Monday and residents have more choices when it comes to taking care of such particular needs. Roxi’s Hair, Makeup Plus More invited the community to thank them for their support by having a ribbon cutting that included snacks, music played by a DJ and […]

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City’s First Sales Tax Rebate Shows Increase

by Tony Vindell/LFN The first sales tax rebate check the City of Los Fresnos has received from the state comptroller‘s office shows the municipality is enjoying a healthy economy compared to a number of smaller cities in Cameron County. The comptroller’s office has sent a check for $110,305 compared to $102,242 during the same period […]

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Port Isabel Lighthouse Reopens to Public

by Tony Vindell/LFN Described as a “tourist beacon, “ “Jewel of South Texas,” and “Texas smallest state park” the Port Isabel Lighthouse is now open to the public after it went through an improvement project that took about 14 months to complete. State, local, business leaders and members of the Texas Historical Commission met Tuesday […]

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Brownsville Museum of Fine Art Presents Inaugural Latino Comics Expo Brownsville

Brownsville, TX – From February 2-4, 2018, The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art will play host to Brownsville’s first ever Latino Comics Expo, celebrating the art and traditions of Latino culture. Deyanira Ramirez, Administrative Director of the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art said, “We’re excited to present this amazing event that highlights Latino Art and Culture.” […]

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Cold Snap Causes Minor Headaches

by Tony Vindell/LFN The first cold snap of 2018 lowered the temperature to the low 30 degrees on Tuesday and Wednesday but it caused just a few minor headaches to this area of the Rio Grande Valley. The icy road conditions and strong wind made a driver to go off the road on Highway 100 […]

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Recent Rise in Influenza Activity Becomes Epidemic

by Martha E. Ibarra/LFN For thirteen years, the CDC has monitored the flu and for the first time data is showing extensive flu activity throughout the nation. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), as of January 6, every part of the continental United States has shown an increase in influenza with 49 states […]

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Longest Causeway Walk/Run, Held in PI/SPI

by Tony Vindell/LFN More than 2,000 walkers and runners braved Saturday’s cool weather to participate in the annual Longest Causeway & Fitness Walk and reached the finish line with smiles in their faces for completing the journey. The participants, made up of people from all ages, took off in front of the Port Isabel Chamber […]

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