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Little Cowboys from Torreon, Mexico to Perform in Los Fresnos

  by Tony Vindell/LFN The Los Fresnos rodeo grounds will host two rodeos this weekend. But the cowboys and cowgirls aren’t the ones people normally get to watch. Neither are they sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. They are little people from Torreon, a city in the Mexican state of Coahuila, Mexico, and have […]

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Taco Eating Contest This Saturday in Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN Get ready to eat as many tacos as you possibly can- or perhaps possibly can’t. A taco eating contest will be held during this Saturday’s Aug. 25 Under the Stars Artisans Market at the city’s Memorial Park on North Arroyo Boulevard. Jose and Nelly Osegueda, owners of The Weekender Catering in Los […]

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Los Fresnos Holds ‘I Tune Out Drugs’ Back to School Fair

Story and photos by Tony Vindell/LFN Hundreds of students attended the second annual Night Out in Los Fresnos to get supplies for the 2018-19 school year which begins later this month. The “I Tune Out Drugs” back to school fair was held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the city’s park and inside the […]

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Artisan Market Ready for This Saturday in Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN Ask Milton Moon what has made him continue working after he retired from the work force and he will respond right away. “My wife,” he said. “She said I needed a hobby to do something, so I started doing this.” He works on wooden pieces of arts using ash, red ash, walnut […]

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South Texas Comic Con Draws Thousands of Fans

by Tony Vindell/LFN Fans of comic books, superheroes and science fiction movie characters flooded the McAllen Convention Center during the 5th Annual South Texas Comic Con. South Texas Comic Con is a pop culture celebration where fans of comic books, fantasy, sci-fi, gaming and other genres can gather to meet artists, actors, writers, and publishers […]

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First Pet Costume Contest Held at Artisan Market

by Tony Vindell/LFN Linda Lopez presents Jose Medellin and King the $50 first prize.A dozen or so dog owners participated in the first Pet Costume Contest held at Los Fresnos Memorial Park on North Arroyo Boulevard. A small black dog, dressed up as Batman and riding on a dog mobile, took the top spot. The […]

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Autism Awareness Festival Held in Brownsville

by Tony Vindell/LFN Children games, pony rides, hula hoops, music and many other activities were part of last week’s Autism Awareness Festival in Brownsville. The event, now in its third year, was held at Dean Porter Park. Since it was held to inform what implications autism might have on people, many of the participants were […]

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Leo Aguilar Foundation Tournament Set for March 10th

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Golfers are encouraged to participate in the 32nd Annual Leo Aguilar Foundation Golf Tournament, scheduled Saturday, March 10, at the South Padre Island Golf Club in Laguna Vista. Proceeds from the tournament will go for graduating students from Los Fresnos High School, as do all events sponsored by the Foundation year-round. Registration […]

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Los Fresnos Rodeo Ends Riding High

by Tony Vindell/LFN The 29th annual Los Fresnos Rodeo is now history, but the city’s biggest event of the year ended on a high ride. Judging by some spectators’ comments, attendance surpassed previous rodeos and parking became an issue for some people. And in spite of all the risks taken by the many participating cowboys […]

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Kite Fest Delights Crowds on SPI

by Tony Vindell/LFN A flying octopus, shark, and even a humpback whale could be seen above the skies on the north end of South Padre Island. Was it a new season of the popular TV show called Sharknado airing here? Not quite! It was actually Kite Fest 2018 – an event that makes one’s imagination […]

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