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…

2019 Tailgate Fiesta

2019 Tailgate Fiesta

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD More than 300 students participated in the final Tailgate Fiesta of the season Friday, November 1st. The Tailgate Fiesta began at 5:40 p.m. at Los Fresnos Elementary School playground across the parking lot from Leo Aguilar Memorial Stadium. Fans brought their vehicles…

Los Fresnos Community Dance

Los Fresnos Community Dance

The first community dance will be at the Community Center (also known as the Senior Citizen Center) at 204 N. Brazil St. on November 22, from 7 until 10 PM. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. Doors open at 6 PM. 50/50 raffle tickets…

26th Annual Rio Grande Birding Festival Returns November 6th

26th Annual Rio Grande Birding Festival Returns November 6th HARLINGEN, Texas — After 25 years, it isn’t any wonder that the Rio Grande Valley Birding…

Third Annual Cowboy Cook-Off to Feature Concerts & Classic Car Show

Third Annual Cowboy Cook-Off to Feature Concerts & Classic Car Show by Victor Moreno/LFN Besides great smelling barbecue meats from some of the top cook-off competitors…

Conjunto Festival’s Second Year in Los Fresnos Brings Crowds

Conjunto Festival’s Second Year in Los Fresnos Brings Crowds by Tony Vindell/LFN The second annual Conjunto Festival held in Los Fresnos ended with a…

First Annual Los Fresnos Community Pumpkin Patch Opens Saturday

First Annual Los Fresnos Community Pumpkin Patch Opens Saturday by Tony Vindell/LFN Get ready to enjoy an evening of fun this Saturday at Los…

Are You Prepared for the Next Natural Disaster?

Are You Prepared for the Next Natural Disaster?

(StatePoint) The devastation of Hurricane Dorian has left an indelible mark and also served as a reminder of the importance of being prepared for the unexpected. Worldwide, 281 natural disasters impacted more than 60 million people in 2018, according to the Centre for Research on…

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…

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…

Taekwondo Students Place Again at Brownsville Competition

Taekwondo Students Place Again at Brownsville Competition

Last week students from the Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy competed at the 2019 Taekwondo Championship in Brownsville, they won 3 second places and 4 third places, competitors were Amelia Gonzalez, Mila Gonzalez, Camila Hernandez, Israel Delgado, Jose Garcia Jr., Leonel Arevalo and Miguel Nieto.…

TNT Fuentes MMA Competes at North American Grappling Association (NAGA) in San Antonio

TNT Fuentes MMA Competes at North American Grappling Association (NAGA) in San Antonio

Coach Fabian Sosa and his students competed at the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) tournament this past weekend in San Antonio. Robert McClure placed Silver & Bronze in his divisions, receiving a silver medal in Gi and a Bronze Medal in NoGi. Maddy Abrego placed…

Sun Bae Taekwando Takes Alamo City International Taekwondo Championship

Sun Bae Taekwando Takes Alamo City International Taekwondo Championship Saturday, October 19th, students from Sun Bae Taekwando Academy attended the the Alamo City International…

Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy at the 17th Annual A.M.T.A. International Taekwondo Championship

Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy at the 17th Annual A.M.T.A. International Taekwondo Championship Special to Los Fresnos News On Saturday, September 14th, 8 Students from Sun Bae Taekwondo…

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…

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…

It’s BBQ Time in Los Fresnos

It’s BBQ Time in Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN One of the biggest events linked to the annual Los Fresnos Rodeo is coming up and it’s shaping up to be a hot and tasty one. It’s the Cowboy Cook-off! Up to $5,000 in prizes will be given out to the top…

Conjunto Festival Continues to Exceed Expectations

Conjunto Festival Continues to Exceed Expectations

by Tony Vindell/LFN The second annual Los Fresnos Conjunto Festival met the expectations organizers had hoped for and there is more to be done to take the event to another level. More than fifty percent of the attendees were from Los Fresnos, Brownsville, Harlingen and…

City Hall Closes for Two Days as Staff Migrate to New Office

City Hall Closes for Two Days as Staff Migrate to New Office by Tony Vindell/LFN Anyone going to Los Fresnos this past weekend might have run into…

Buckin Good Time Market Poised for Good Times in November

Buckin Good Time Market Poised for Good Times in November by Victor Moreno/LFN The “Buckin Good Time Market” is increasing their market dates to two…

Los Fresnos Teacher Makes Difference in Student’s Life

Los Fresnos Teacher Makes Difference in Student’s Life by Amanda Sotelo With commencement only a few months away, Texas State Technical College student…

Liquified Natural Gas to Follow Strict Safety Guidelines

Liquified Natural Gas to Follow Strict Safety Guidelines by Tony Vindell/LFN Handling liquified natural gas is a process that follows strict safety regulations…

Texas Has Highest Rate of Uninsured Kids in Nation

Texas Has Highest Rate of Uninsured Kids in Nation

by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – Texas has the highest rate and number of children without health care insurance in the nation, according to a new report from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. Last year, some 873,000 Texas children lacked coverage, and more than…

Plan Aims to Fund Health Care Delivered Outside Doctor’s Office

Plan Aims to Fund Health Care Delivered Outside Doctor’s Office

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – A new initiative seeks to improve a patient’s health without a visit to a doctor or a hospital. The Factor Health program at the University of Texas at Austin’s Dell Medical School, funded by a $2.6 million grant from the Episcopal…

Texas Schools Tap Container Farms to Fill Cafeterias with Fresh Produce

Texas Schools Tap Container Farms to Fill Cafeterias with Fresh Produce by Eric Galatas SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Texas schools are using refrigerated freight containers converted into…

Medicare Open Enrollment: Help Available for Texans

Medicare Open Enrollment: Help Available for Texans by Mary Schuermann Kuhlman AUSTIN, Texas – It’s shopping time for the 2.5 million Texans who…

Study: Where Texans Live Can Affect Life Expectancy

Study: Where Texans Live Can Affect Life Expectancy by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – Where you live in Texas can be a determining factor in…

Free Tours of Texas Solar Homes This Past Weekend

Free Tours of Texas Solar Homes This Past Weekend by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – This pat weekend, homeowners in Texas and all 50 states…