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Scouts Hold Pancake Fundraiser

by Tony Vindell/LFN Slowly but surely people started showing up on the early morning of a February day at the Church of Christ in Los Fresnos even though services were scheduled for the next day. The local residents were there because a chapter of the Boy and Girl Scouts Troop 61 were having a pancake […]

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Karen Waters Crowned as 2019 Rodeo Queen

by Tony Vindell/LFN Karen Kutscher Waters was crowned as Los Fresnos Rodeo Queen during a media night at the newest building of Los Fresnos rodeo grounds. The junior student at Los Fresnos High School who enjoys water polo, received the crown and other gifts on Thursday, Feb. 14, in front of hundreds of people who […]

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Andy Stewart – 24 Years of Rodeo Announcing

by Tony Vindell/LFN It takes a lot of work to hold a rodeo whether it be here in Los Fresnos or at the country’s biggest one in Wyoming. Just ask any member of the local Rodeo Committee. And although most people buy tickets to watch the cowboys riding bulls and broncs as well as other […]

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Los Fresnos Rodeo 2019 Draws Big Crowds

by Tony Vindell/LFN The 2019 Los Fresnos Rodeo is now history but the annual event will be one to remember. Huge crowds were in attendance each of the three days of horse kicking and bull jumping sports as the cowboys tried their best to take the biggest purses. The rodeo was held Feb. 15, 16 […]

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Local Team Competes in RGV Taekwondo Championship

On Saturday, February 9, 2019 members of the Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy competition team participated in the Rio Grande Valley Taekwondo championship. Four students from the competition team placed during the championship. They got two 1st places, one 2nd place and one 3rd place. Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy also officially welcomed all new members to […]

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Los Fresnos Teen Making an Impact in Wrestling

by Tony Vindell/LFN Football is the Number 1 sport here in Los Fresnos and practically in every other Rio Grande Valley city. But a local athlete is making headway in another sport that has been largely ignored by many school districts. That’s wrestling. And for Roman Rodriguez, it’s paying off. The 16 year old teen […]

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Funeral Home Plays Important Role in Community

by Tony Vindell/LFN Although the main function of a funeral home is to take care of burial needs, some of them get involved in the community more than others. Angel Lucy’s is an example of that. Its owners, Cesar and Belia Ornelas, have been hosting toy and shoe give aways to area children and youngsters […]

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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 […]

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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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