What is Free Comic Book Day?

What is Free Comic Book Day? Free Comic Book Day is an annual event founded on the belief that for every person out there, there’s a…

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 the annual Ridley Rush held at Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville. The event was held in conjunction with World Ocean Days which took place Saturday, June 8. Some 900 people…

CAF Air Show is Saturday and Sunday

CAF Air Show is Saturday and Sunday

by Tony Vindell/LFN An air show organized and directed by the Commemorative Air Force will take place this coming weekend at the Cameron County Airport. The show days are Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23, at the airport grounds and skies located east of…

County Closes Boca Chica Beach and State Highway 4

County Closes Boca Chica Beach and State Highway 4 On March 15, 2019, the Commissioners’ Court approved an Order authorizing County Judge Eddie Treviño,…

Brownsville Holds First Annual Taco Fest

Brownsville Holds First Annual Taco Fest by Tony Vindell/LFN Ten area teams competed against each other for the best food at…

National Free Comic Book Day Comes to Comic Book Specialty Shops on Saturday, May 4th

National Free Comic Book Day Comes to Comic Book Specialty Shops on Saturday, May 4th (Baltimore, MD) — On Saturday, May 4, over 2,200 comic book specialty shops across North America…

Hooked for Life Kids Gone Fish’n Tournament This Saturday

Hooked for Life Kids Gone Fish’n Tournament This Saturday by Tony Vindell/LFN Hey kids, grab your fishing poles and head to fish this Saturday.…

8 Great Ways to Combat Boredom

8 Great Ways to Combat Boredom

(StatePoint) While we all get bored from time to time, it’s important to know that chronic boredom may be bad for health, as experts have found it can be associated with depression, anxiety and even bad habits like smoking and overeating. July is Anti-Boredom Month,…

Top Tips for Hurricane and Storm Readiness

Top Tips for Hurricane and Storm Readiness

(StatePoint) June to November is known in many parts of the country as hurricane season. As a growing area of the U.S. becomes susceptible to the effects of tropical storms, tornadoes and hurricanes, it’s important to have a plan for your home and family. To…

Fit Family Summer Ideas and Activities

Fit Family Summer Ideas and Activities (StatePoint) Oh summertime. The kids are out of school, and you’re already running out of…

Is There Enough Creativity in Your Life?

Is There Enough Creativity in Your Life? (StatePoint) New research suggests that Americans may be picking up paint brushes over remote controls.…

Cool, Refreshing and Straight from the Garden – Mint

Cool, Refreshing and Straight from the Garden – Mint by Melinda Myers Add a bit of cool flavor to your beverages and meals this…

Weight Loss Willpower: 5 Tips to Reach Your Goals

Weight Loss Willpower: 5 Tips to Reach Your Goals (StatePoint) When you’re trying to reach your goal weight, it can sometimes feel like booby…

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 Warriors Taekwondo Tournament held in Pharr, TX. The team received three First Place trophies, one Second Place and two Third Places. Congratulations to all that participated! Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy…

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…

Mixed Martial Arts & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

Mixed Martial Arts & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting by Victor Moreno/LFN Photos courtesy TNT Fuentes MMA On Saturday, March 30, 2019 the Los…

Los Fresnos Rotary Club Gets Official Recognition

Los Fresnos Rotary Club Gets Official Recognition

by Tony Vindell/LFN The Los Fresnos Rotary Club was officially recognized, making the newly created chapter a bona fide member of the international organization. Rotarians from Cameron and Willacy counties showed up to support the club during an elegantly decorated ceremony and dinner held Thursday,…

Dr. Diana Delinda Ruiz Receives UTRGV Outstanding Alumnus Award

Dr. Diana Delinda Ruiz Receives UTRGV Outstanding Alumnus Award

The UTRGV Brownsville Counseling Student Association & the Edinburg Counseling Student Association spring graduates awarded Dr. Diana Delinda Ruiz with the Emmette R. Hutto Outstanding Alumnus Award at the 2019 Hooding Ceremony on May 4, 2019 for her commitment and contributions to the counseling profession.…

City Council Approves Building Permit Fees

City Council Approves Building Permit Fees by Tony Vindell/LFN New home and commercial builders are going to pay about the same…

Los Fresnos Paramedic Finds Fishing Enjoyable

Los Fresnos Paramedic Finds Fishing Enjoyable by Tony Vindell/LFN It’s often said some things don’t happen until they do for the…

LFCISD Summer Session Begins

LFCISD Summer Session Begins by Tony Vindell/LFN Summer school has begun at Los Fresnos CISD. This means that for…

New Playground Opens at Los Fresnos Nature Park

New Playground Opens at Los Fresnos Nature Park by Tony Vindell/LFN A new children’s playground has now opened at Los Fresnos Nature Park…

Texas Teachers Moonlight to Make Ends Meet

Texas Teachers Moonlight to Make Ends Meet

by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – A new report puts a spotlight on the economic stress facing people who choose a career in teaching. According to the Economic Policy Institute, nearly six out of ten teachers nationwide turn to “moonlighting” or side jobs to supplement their…

Report: Texas Losing Ground on Children’s Health Coverage

Report: Texas Losing Ground on Children’s Health Coverage

by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – After more than a decade of progress getting health coverage for more children in the U.S., a new report shows that nationally, more than 800,000 fewer children were enrolled in federal health programs at the end of 2018. Anne…

10 Reasons to Respect Texas Farmers, Ranchers

10 Reasons to Respect Texas Farmers, Ranchers by Julie Tomascik Calloused hands and sun-kissed skin. Mud on her boots and grease on…

One in Four Texas Moms Lacks Health Coverage

One in Four Texas Moms Lacks Health Coverage by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – Texas has the highest rate of uninsured women of childbearing…

Texas Folklife Crowns 2019 BIG SQUEEZE Youth Accordion Winners

Texas Folklife Crowns 2019 BIG SQUEEZE Youth Accordion Winners AUSTIN – Texas Folklife has crowned four 2019 Big Squeeze youth accordion champions in the traditional…

Texas Moves to Bring Clarity to Drug Pricing

Texas Moves to Bring Clarity to Drug Pricing by Mary Schuermann Kuhlman AUSTIN, Texas – Texas lawmakers are showing overwhelming support so far for…