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Rodeo Committee Donates $2,500 to Red Cross, Salvation Army

by Tony Vindell/LFN Two non-profit organizations are this year’s recipients of a donation given by Los Fresnos Rodeo Committee. The American Red Cross and the Salvation Army each received a check for $2,500 during a meeting held April 17 at the Lions Club here. The money came from revenues generated during the 29th annual rodeo […]

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Los Fresnos Pet Costume, Artisan Market is Saturday

by Tony Vindell/LFN Cats, dogs, birds, reptiles, mice, hamsters or any animal anyone considers as pet are welcome to attend this Saturday’s domestic or tamed animal contest. But there is a catch: they must come prepared for the occasion. That’s because Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce is hosting a pet costume contest to be held […]

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Los Fresnos Fire, EMS Chief Sets the Record Straight About Both Departments

by Tony Vindell/LFN Saying he wants to set the record straight, the boss with Los Fresnos Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services said their jobs are to serve the city, its residents and its surrounding areas. As chief for those two departments, Gene Daniels told the city commission there has been some talk around […]

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Two Los Fresnos JROTC Students Win Awards

by Tony Vindell/LFN Two students attending Los Fresnos High School were in a group of 13 who won prizes during the 11th annual Way to Happiness Scholarship competition. They are Faith Austine Aquino and Denise Cabrales. The two students, along with the other 11, gave presentations on projects they have been working on while attending […]

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Longhorn Street Sweep by City Crew

by Tony Vindell/LFN While many people stay in bed Saturday mornings, a crew of city employees got up early on such a day and went to work along the street of a recently annexed area of town. Among them were: Police Chief Hector Gonzalez; officer Javen Morales; City Secretary Jacqueline Moya; Carlos Salazar, the public […]

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Los Fresnos Educator Addresses Job Growth and Safety in Port Election Race

LOS FRESNOS, TX – A clear platform focused on growing the local economy, longer lasting jobs, and protecting citizens, is driving Patrick Anderson as he recently launched his campaign for Port of Brownsville Navigation and Canal Commissioner. Anderson, a Los Fresnos High School educator, believes that the Port of Brownsville needs to consider the risks […]

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IES Exit Leaves Hundreds Without Jobs

by Tony Vindell/LFN Gone are the hundreds of people who worked at the two International Educational Services Inc. centers in Los Fresnos so are the scores of vehicles seen parked outside the sources of jobs for many. As one of the largest employers for the last 30 years, IES decided to close the two centers […]

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Los Fresnos EDC Hires Company to Promote City

by Tony Vindell/LFN The wave of retailers that arrived in Los Fresnos in the early 2010s could happened again thanks to the efforts of the Community Development Corporation. The CDC board of directors have voted to hire the same company that helped the city lure about a half dozen businesses that relocated to the city […]

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Luxury Townhouses Going Quickly

 Apartment complex nearly 100 percent full by Tony Vindell/LFN The first upscale complex of townhouses on east side of the city has a few units available but don’t wait too long. That’s because the complex’s three buildings are about to reach a 100-percent occupancy rate. Called The Village at The Lakes, each townhouse rents from […]

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Vacationers Keep Los Fresnos Police Busy

by Tony Vindell/LFN Each spring break and Semana Santa are usually the busiest weeks of a year for Los Fresnos Police Department. Gone are the waves of U.S college students going along Texas Highway 100 toward the sandy beaches of South Padre Island. Holy Week vacationers followed that trend and many of them travel from […]

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