Broken Back Does Not Stop SPI Man from Fishing

Broken Back Does Not Stop SPI Man from Fishing by Tony Vindell/LFN Anglers have about four more weeks left to catch red snapper in federal waters as the 2019…

Mango Fest Draws Hundreds to Bayview

Mango Fest Draws Hundreds to Bayview

by Tony Vindell/LFN The usually quiet Town of Bayview was bustling with people and there is a reason for that. A fest to celebrate the popularity of the tropical fruit mango was held on Saturday, July 20, drawing people by the hundreds and many of…

Los Fresnos Commemorates Independence Day

Los Fresnos Commemorates Independence Day

  by Tony Vindell/LFN The Fourth of July celebration in Los Fresnos took place Wednesday, July 3, here as area residents gathered at the Memorial Park on North Arroyo Boulevard. Among the many activities held throughout the night was a patriotic costume themed contest where…

2019 CAF Air Show a Success Despite Inclement Weather

2019 CAF Air Show a Success Despite Inclement Weather by Tony Vindell/LFN Vintage and modern airplanes flew by as hundreds of spectators watched the…

Home, Garden Expo Takes Place in Brownsville

Home, Garden Expo Takes Place in Brownsville by Tony Vindell/LFN An exposition to teach the public on buying a home, seeking a…

AARP Holds First Men’s Health Forum

AARP Holds First Men’s Health Forum by Tony Vindell/LFN For many men, the word doctor means out of the door as…

Hundreds of Turtle Lovers Walk, Run to Support Reptiles

Hundreds of Turtle Lovers Walk, Run to Support Reptiles by Tony Vindell/LFN Hundreds of turtle lovers from throughout the Rio Grande Valley participated in…

Understanding PKU: A Rare Genetic Condition

Understanding PKU: A Rare Genetic Condition

(StatePoint) Imbalances in mood, learning, memory and motivation could be a result of PKU, which is short for phenylketonuria. Also known as PAH deficiency, this is a rare genetic condition that disrupts neurotransmitters in the brain and requires a special diet. For the approximately 16,500…

6 Tips from Doctors for a Healthier Heart

6 Tips from Doctors for a Healthier Heart

(StatePoint) Nearly half of all U.S. adults are living with high blood pressure, putting them at an increased risk of heart attack and stroke, according to the American Medical Association (AMA). But there are several easy steps you can take to lower your risks. “We…

Is Your Supermarket Reducing Plastic Pollution?

Is Your Supermarket Reducing Plastic Pollution? (StatePoint) Plastic pollution is a crisis for communities, oceans and waterways, according to environmental experts,…

Tips to Stay in Shape All Summer

Tips to Stay in Shape All Summer (StatePoint) There’s nothing more humbling than putting on a bathing suit. If you’ve been living…

5 Reasons Kids Should Play Outside More

5 Reasons Kids Should Play Outside More (StatePoint) Whether it’s dance lessons, computer projects, art class or yoga, kids these days are…

4 Ways to Get Fit as a Family

4 Ways to Get Fit as a Family (StatePoint) One of the keys to encouraging children to develop health habits early is to…

Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy Students Compete in Florida

Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy Students Compete in Florida

On Saturday, July 6th, three Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy students competed at the AAU Taekwondo National Championship in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Thanks to constant training throughout the year, they brought home three bronze medals. Congratulations to all that participated!…

Sun Bae Taekwando Competes at Kang’s 10th Annual Taekwando Tournament in Brownsville

Sun Bae Taekwando Competes at Kang’s 10th Annual Taekwando Tournament in Brownsville

Special to La Feria News On Saturday, June 8th Sun Bae Taekwando had the pleasure to be invited to the 10th annual Kang’s Taekwondo family event in Brownsville. Three of their students competed for the first time, getting three 1st places in forms, 2 first…

Warriors Tournament

Warriors Tournament On Saturday, May 18th, the Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy Team competed at the 2nd Annual…

Local Taekwando Students Place in AAU State Championship in San Antonio

Local Taekwando Students Place in AAU State Championship in San Antonio According to the AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) website the AAU has been raising champions for…

Los Fresnos Girls Win Water Polo Championship

Los Fresnos Girls Win Water Polo Championship by Tony Vindell/LFN The girls water polo team with Los Fresnos school district has made…

One Year of Sun Bae

One Year of Sun Bae Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy celebrated one year in business in Los Fresnos and in helping…

Plaza Linda Opens, Ready for Tenants

Plaza Linda Opens, Ready for Tenants

by Tony Vindell/LFN Construction of a new strip mall in Los Fresnos has been completed and its developer is seeking tenants to take over eight modules available. So far, two contracts have been signed while a third one is under negotiations. Parra Tamales is the…

Los Fresnos Community Development Corporation Approves FY 2019-2020 Budget

Los Fresnos Community Development Corporation Approves FY 2019-2020 Budget

by Tony Vindell/LFN The Community Development Corporation of Los Fresnos has approved a new budget for fiscal year 2019-2020; that begins Oct.1 and ends September 30. The $391,100 budget is higher than the 2018-19 of $358, 138. The new figures, as presented in the budget…

VBS Splash Days Provide Cool Fun For Local Children

VBS Splash Days Provide Cool Fun For Local Children by Tony Vindell/LFN A splash day took place in Los Fresnos and children from throughout…

Los Fresnos Resident Helps With Building of New City Hall

Los Fresnos Resident Helps With Building of New City Hall by Tony Vindell/LFN A 20 years old Los Fresnos resident is using his education in…

RGV Has New Network to Help Veterans

RGV Has New Network to Help Veterans by Tony Vindell/LFN A new network to help veterans has been formed in the Rio…

Brownsville Hit Hard by Rains

Brownsville Hit Hard by Rains by Tony Vindell/LFN Another deluge of precipitation came down to the Rio Grande Valley this…

El Paso and Juarez: One City Interrupted by Tough Border

El Paso and Juarez: One City Interrupted by Tough Border

by Dan Heyman EL PASO, Texas – People in El Paso and Juarez often regard their communities as one big city. But recent research, as covered in the local press confirms that the hardening of the U.S.-Mexico border is getting in the way of that. A recently released…

“Princess Leia” to Help Texas Celebrate National Health Center Week

“Princess Leia” to Help Texas Celebrate National Health Center Week

by Eric Galatas UVALDE, Texas – Families are invited to come out to Uvalde High School this Friday to meet Superman and Princess Leia, and get free immunizations, school supplies, backpacks and more. The Wellness Fair Carnival is part of a series of events across the…

Texas Group Calls for Prompt Passage of Drug-Pricing Reforms

Texas Group Calls for Prompt Passage of Drug-Pricing Reforms by Mary Schuermann Kuhlman AUSTIN, Texas – As efforts to bring down the cost of prescription…

Bill Aims to Help Protect Hundreds of TX Wildlife Species

Bill Aims to Help Protect Hundreds of TX Wildlife Species by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – New legislation introduced in Congress could bring a lot…

Tips for Pet Safety During Hot Summer Months

Tips for Pet Safety During Hot Summer Months by Eric Galatas HOUSTON – With sweltering summer temperatures upon us, animal-advocacy groups are cautioning Texas…

Move to Treat Separation, Detention of Migrant Children as Child Abuse

Move to Treat Separation, Detention of Migrant Children as Child Abuse by Dan Heyman EL PASO, Texas – Social workers and mental health professionals are trying to…