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…

Special Thanks to Texas A&M Task Force 1

Special Thanks to Texas A&M Task Force 1

Los Fresnos Fire Station hosted a team from Texas A&M Task Force 1 (TX-TF1) who were deployed to the Valley in the wake of Tropical Storm Fernand. The team stayed at the Los Fresnos Fire Station while in the valley and were available on stand…

Parra’s Tamales Gets City Welcome

Parra’s Tamales Gets City Welcome

by Tony Vindell/LFN The city’s newest restaurant received a warm welcome by the City of Los Fresnos and the local chamber of commerce. Parra’s Tamales Restaurant owners and employees gathered outside the business on Thursday, August 29, to cut a red ribbon next to city…

City Commission Cancels Nov. 5 Election

City Commission Cancels Nov. 5 Election by Tony Vindell/LFN The upcoming city election scheduled for later this year has been canceled…

Harvey’s LP Gas Gets Facelift

Harvey’s LP Gas Gets Facelift by Tony Vindell/LFN Harvey’s LP Gas Co. in Los Fresnos is getting a facelift. The…

City Council Holds Second Budget Workshop

City Council Holds Second Budget Workshop by Tony Vindell/LFN A second workshop to discuss the City of Los Fresnos new budget…

Los Fresnos Resident Takes Stand Against County

Los Fresnos Resident Takes Stand Against County by Tony Vindell/LFN A Los Fresnos resident fought an uphill battle against a proposed salary…

Groups Push Paid Family Leave During National Breastfeeding Month

Groups Push Paid Family Leave During National Breastfeeding Month

by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – August is National Breastfeeding Month, and children’s advocates are reminding lawmakers that paid family leave would help more babies get the bonding and nutrition they need from their moms. Lucy Sullivan, executive director of the group 1,000 Days, says moms are…

TX Volunteers Frustrated as Migrants are Trapped in Mexico

TX Volunteers Frustrated as Migrants are Trapped in Mexico

by Dan Heyman EL PASO, Texas – Volunteers who have been helping desperate migrants arriving in El Paso say they’re frustrated to see those people now being forced to stay in Mexico. The Trump administration pressured the Mexican government to stop migrants before they can ask…

Texas Kids’ Health Care, Nutrition Threatened by Public-Charge Policy

Texas Kids’ Health Care, Nutrition Threatened by Public-Charge Policy by Eric Galatas BELLAIRE, Texas – This week the Trump administration finalized a new rule that could deny…

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…

“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…

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…