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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, June 6, at the city’s Community Center. Each of its […]

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. Dr. Ruiz is currently an Associate Clinical Professor in the […]

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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, and the perfect opportunity to explore new hobbies and interests, […]

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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 help you weather storms, the experts at Freddie Mac are […]

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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 places in sparring and 1 second place in sparring. This […]

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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 from a couple of years old to adults and a […]

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City Council Approves Building Permit Fees

by Tony Vindell/LFN New home and commercial builders are going to pay about the same they have been paying before in permit fees but this time the assessment will be based on the square footage of a construction project. The new fee system calls for 25 cents per square foot. For example, a 1,000 and […]

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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 the Los Fresnos/Bayview area and northwest of the Town of […]

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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 income and, in some cases, just to make ends meet. […]

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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 Dunkelberg, associate director at the Center for Public Policy Priorities, […]

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