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White-winged Dove Season Opens This Weekend

by Tony Vindell/LFN The 2018-19 Texas dove season opens this weekend. Hunters have the first two weekends of September to shoot birds in what is called the special white-winged dove area. The doves are native to this part of the state and northeastern Mexico. Shooting hours for Sept.1-2 and Sept. 8-9 start at noon and […]

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Second Phase of City’s Nature Park Near Completion

by Tony Vindell/LFN Construction of the city’s Nature Park is moving along as Phase 2 of the project is nearing its completion. The city commission recently approved an action in which the Community Development Corp. allocated $229,000 to be spent on several areas, such as landscaping, an irrigation system and a sign that will give […]

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Los Fresnos Council Approves Bid for New City Hall

by Tony Vindell/LFN A project to build a new city hall took a big step last week after the city council approved a bid submitted by a company that will construct the complex. D. Wilson Construction was chosen out of a list of seven companies with a bid submitted of $3,369,000 – nearly $1 million […]

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Hundreds of Shoes Go to Los Fresnos Students

Story and photo by Tony Vindell/LFN Hundreds of tennis shoes donated by a local couple went to students attending Los Fresnos schools, giving parents a break in their pockets as they prepare to send their children to school. Some 500 pairs of tennis shoes, gifted by Cesar and Belia Ornelas owners of Angel Lucy’s Funeral […]

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Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge Allows Bicycling for the Season

Alamo, Texas— Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge will open the refuge for seasonal biking starting August 23rd, 2018 through December 22nd, 2018. This effort is part of a pilot program to evaluate visitor usage, interactions between diverse activities at the refuge, and the potential impacts (both positive and negative) of bicycling at Santa Ana. In order […]

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Whipple Memorial Library Concludes Successful Summer Program

by Tony Vindell/LFN The summer program at the Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library has come to an end for this year. Library personnel said they are looking forward to next year after the success it generated. More than 300 families participated in the month long program which this time included not just reading but getting […]

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Keeping Honey Bees Can Yield Sweet Results

by Tony Vindell/LFN A crash course on keeping honey bees provided a wealth of information to anybody interested in having these flying insects in their backyards or out in the ranchland. Justin J. Jones, an agriculture expert and member of the Corpus Christi-based Coastal Bend Beekeepers Association, gave a class at the Brownsville Gladys Porter […]

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Whipple Memorial Library Gets Talented Visitors

by Tony Vindell/LFN Summer activities are nothing new at the Whipple Memorial Library in Los Fresnos. But just recently, a group of talented musicians stopped by the learning center and mingled with some of the children who were there during a summer day. One of them, Conde Serda, brought in an accordion and got some […]

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New Funeral Home Gets License from State Funeral Commission

by Tony Vindell/LFN Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home is now open to the public here in Los Fresnos after an inspection by a representative of the Texas Funeral Service Commission was conducted. The state agency regulates and licenses the death care industry in the Lone Star State and gave Angel Lucy’s the green light of approval […]

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Los Fresnos Residents Get Help from Local Church Volunteers

by Tony Vindell/LFN A group of church volunteers have been helping residents of Los Fresnos needing work done at their homes.They are from Messiah Lutheran Church of Boerne, Texas. The 21 volunteers have been cleaning yards, building an access ramp and doing various jobs inside the homes of several Los Fresnos residents. Chad Bresson, pastor […]

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