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Local Citizen, City Place in Contest

by Tony Vindell/LFN A local resident and the City of Los Fresnos took first and second places in the “It’s Time Texas Community Challenge” contest. Bertha Ponce received the top spot while the city won second place in the small community category. The two winners were recognized during the last meeting of the city council […]

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Alex Dominguez for State Representative District 37

Brownsville, TX – Cameron County Commissioner Alex Dominguez of Brownsville is on the May 22 ballot to be the State Representative for District 37 for the Democratic Party. Mr. Dominguez has been a county commissioner since June 2014. Mr. Dominguez has closely followed the previous two legislative sessions and feels he is ready to lead […]

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Fishing a Popular Sport on SPI

by Tony Vindell/LFN The annual sheepshead run is pretty much over but anglers still have a chance to catch this fish plus other species like Spanish mackerel, jack crevalle, speckled trout and whiting. Sheepsheads usually start arriving in huge schools in March and their run continues on sides of the South Padre Island and Boca […]

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A Sinkhole Develops on Texas Highway West of Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN A sinkhole, measuring about six feet deep and 25 feet around, developed on a shoulder of Texas Highway 100 between Expressway 77 and Los Fresnos. The collapse of the dirt and pavement was reported shortly after 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 2. The sunken hole happened right in the way where a gas […]

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Javier Vera, Life-long Brownsville Resident, Candidate for Port Election

Pro-business, no-nonsense CPA and Auditor, vows looking out for taxpayers at Port of Brownville Brownsville, TX, April 25, 2018. Javier Vera, a life-long resident of Brownsville, family man, CPA, and U.S. licensed Custom Broker, is a candidate in the upcoming Port of Brownsville election to be held on May 5, 2018. He brings over 35 […]

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Los Fresnos Rodeo Drive to Receive Major Improvement

by Tony Vindell/LFN Los Fresnos’ own Rodeo Drive could be built soon. The city council has approved a recommendation from City Manager Mark Milum who said it will complement the new local Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services building under construction on the east side of the city. Milam told the council the drive will […]

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Neighborhood Park Project Finally Completed

by Tony Vindell/LFN Construction of the city’s first neighborhood park has been completed. And to mark the realization of the outdoor facility, city and chamber of commerce officials held Thursday, April 26, a ceremony to unveil the park on West Ninth Street. Called Montes- Castro Park, the facility was built with funds allocated by the […]

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Helping Others Keep Communties Together

by Tony Vindell/LFN An example of how communities stay together for a good cause was shown recently in Raymondville where a fundraising was held to help out a first responder whose house burned to the ground. Bryan Parker and his family suffered a setback in a March 7 fire that took place while nobody was […]

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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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