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Study: Helping Single Moms Graduate College Would Benefit TX Economy

Study: Helping Single Moms Graduate College Would Benefit TX Economy

by Eric Galatas HOUSTON — Texas would see a big return on investments that help single mothers graduate from college, according to a new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. Sheila Katz, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Houston, says the economic well-being of Texas’ 150,000 college students who are single mothers, […]

Ten Seniors Receive CNA Certificates from TSC

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Ten Los Fresnos High School seniors received their Certificates of Completion from Texas Southmost College during a Pinning Ceremony held at the TSC International Technology, Education and Commerce Center Dec. 13. Receiving their certificates were Antonio Botello, Michael De Agven, Ximena Garcia, Alissandra Garrido, Brenda Jimenez Perez, Heidy Manterola-Hernandez, Denzel Rodriguez, Jorge […]

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NJROTC Reaches Area for 18th Straight Year

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD The Los Fresnos High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) has qualified to the Area Ten State Finals for the 18th consecutive year. ​ The Falcon Company, along with the Varsity Travel Team, endured many hours of practicing, training, and traveling with one goal in mind – to qualify for […]

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New School Zone Hours Implemented

by Tony Vindell/LFN In an effort to safeguard Los Fresnos student population and to provide a more convenient way for motorists, new school zone hours have been implemented at four key areas of the city. The changes took effect this past week just as the students returned to classes after the holiday recess. The new […]

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Los Fresnos Children Receive Surprise Visit on Three Kings Day

by Tony Vindell/LFN Some 100 area youngsters received gifts and other goodies during Three Kings Day. The celebration takes place on Jan. 6 and it’s a day some cultures have the practice to give children toys, clothes and other things that perhaps they were unable to provide in December. A group of volunteers with a […]

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Los Fresnos CDC Welcomes New Cheesecake Shop

by Tony Vindell/LFN A new delicatessen shop is coming to Los Fresnos and the Commuinity Development is welcoming them with a show of economic support. Called Stephany’s Cheesecake, the business received a $650 grant from Los Fresnos CDC. That is half of the estimated cost for such a sign. The shop is in the Plaza […]

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Kicking E-Cigarettes Urged as New Year’s Resolution

by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – Several fatal incidents linked to e-cigarette use made headlines in 2019, and health advocates are hoping young people in Texas and across the United States will consider making a New Year’s resolution to kick the habit. Marina Hench, senior government relations director for the Texas chapter of the American Cancer Society’s […]

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5 Things to Do to Prepare for a Recession

(StatePoint) Experts agree that periods of economic downturn, or recessions, are unavoidable and often follow a period of market growth. However, experts also acknowledge that it is difficult to predict exactly when the next recession will begin. It is important to manage the pieces of your financial life knowing that a market decline is possible, […]

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Tips for a Stress-Free Tax Season

(StatePoint) Taxes are an unavoidable fact of life. Unfortunately, they can be somewhat overwhelming, which can cause people to put the task off and miss the deadline. Use these tips for a stress-free tax season: Get It Over With The sooner you get your taxes filed, the sooner you can stop worrying about them. Early […]

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Why a Personalized Diet Can Help You Achieve Better Results

(StatePoint) From custom-designed sneakers to tailor-made sunglasses, the trend of personalization is going head-to-toe, and for good reason, making its way to the world of weight loss and wellness. Specifically, researchers have been studying two converging topics in recent years. One is the importance of body type in determining the combination of fats, carbohydrates and […]

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