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CDC Acts Sooner Than Later, Buys Holiday Items

CDC Acts Sooner Than Later, Buys Holiday Items

by Tony Vindell/LFN Acting sooner than later is the Community Development Corp. of Los Fresnos new strategy for 2019. The non-profit organization largely funded by 25 percent of the sales taxes refund the city receives from the state comptroller office has approved spending nearly $40,000 on Christmas-related gadgets like lights and other decorations to make […]

New Jobs Coming Soon to Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN A portion of Texas Highway 100 from FM 803 to Walmart was recently lined up with vehicles as far as the eyes could see. But the scene was not because of a concert or a school game was being held. Neither was it about an auction, an estate sale, or for a […]

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Real Estate Outfitters Inc Opens Second Location

Celebrates Ribbon Cutting With Chamber of Commerce Story and photos by Victor Moreno/LFN Real Estate Outfitters, Inc. Realtor, Broker and Chamber of Commerce member Anita Matta celebrated the opening of their second location in the Los Fresnos area with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The new office located at 208 N […]

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Cameron County Fair & Livestock Show Cowgirl Pageant Winners Announced

by Valerie Arizmendi, CCFLS President 2019 Cameron County Fair & Livestock show is in its’ 39th year in 2019. This year the show has 108 entries in the home show division that includes canning and sewing projects this year and 525 livestock entries. A live auction of the shop projects and baked good items will […]

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Children’s Museum Unveils New Exhibit

by Tony Vindell/LFN Anyone interested in learning about the intrinsic aspects of the universe? An interactive display to discover, to learn and to imagine what the sun, earth have was unveiled on Monday, Jan. 28 at the museum located at Dean Porter Park. A group of students from Yturria Elementary assisted Felipe Peña in a […]

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Adopt a Beach Cleanup Friday on South Padre Island

by Tony Vindell/LFN Going to enjoy the beaches of South Padre Island is a routine for many Rio Grande Valley residents. Unfortunately, these same beach goers are partly responsible for leaving trash behind even though trash cans are placed so many feet apart at two of Cameron County-run parks on the Island. They are Isla […]

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TSC Academy of Lifelong Learning Coming to Los Fresnos

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD All that is needed is a desire to learn a new talent, skill or computer program – skills that can be used for a lifetime. Students of any age can participate. The Academy of Lifelong Learning, a partnership between Texas Southmost College and Los Fresnos CISD, will provide a variety of new, […]

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City Officials Consider Conversion of Problematic Ditch

by Tony Vindell/LFN Covering a ditch that runs from Texas Highway 100 to Bayview is a project city and a water entity staff have been discussing for some time but it’s getting closer to becoming a reality. The canal is owned by the Bayview Irrigation District Number 1 and is 7 miles long. Because of […]

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LFCISD Trustees Recognized

by Tony Vindell/LFN Each January is the time to recognize the roles all board of trustees play in all Texas school districts. And here in Los Fresnos, its seven board members were showered with poems and small tokens of appreciation by students from each of the school district’s 14 campuses. The event was held to […]

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Henderson Road Project Becomes Focus at City Hall

Residents Voice Concern Over Timeliness of Projects by Tony Vindell/LFN Discussion became a little heated inside Los Fresnos City Hall as the municipality held its first meeting of 2019. Several residents in attendance demanded prompt action regarding projects the city is either working on or planning to tackle later on. One topic addressed a proposed […]

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