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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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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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Los Fresnos Paramedic Finds Fishing Enjoyable

by Tony Vindell/LFN It’s often said some things don’t happen until they do for the first time. Such was the case for a paramedic with Los Fresnos Emergency Services who went on a fishing trip in the upper Laguna Madre. On his first fishing trip on a boat, Edgar Bazan also caught his first fish […]

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LFCISD Summer Session Begins

by Tony Vindell/LFN Summer school has begun at Los Fresnos CISD. This means that for many students, the summer recess will keep them closer to the books than away from them. But rather than going from Monday through Friday as during regular school sessions, student are having Friday off. The first day of class began […]

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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 on North Arroyo Boulevard, also known as FM 1847. But this one has no swing sets, teeter totters, slides or monkey bars. This playground has a number of rock sculptures, including a canoe, a rainbow trout, a climbing rock and […]

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Single Vehicle Accident on North FM 803

by Tony Vindell/LFN A one-vehicle accident happened last week along one of the Rio Grande Valley curviest road ways but no one was injured. A black Chevrolet sport utility vehicle veered off the road on north FM 803 sometime around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, and ended up partially submerged in an irrigation ditch. The […]

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Senior Citizens Participate in Los Fresnos Sit and Fit Program

by Tony Vindell/LFN Every Tuesday and Thursday of the week, a group of senior citizens get together in the City of Los Fresnos Community Room They play Mexican Chalupa, or a lottery game that involves the drawing of characters of all sorts. After an hour or so of the lottery-like game, the group moves to […]

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Fixing Alleys New Priority

by Tony Vindell/LFN Three city alleys that have deteriorated due to traffic and the inclement weather will be upgraded thanks to funding from the Community Development Corp. The entity board of directors voted to allocate $36,000 for the project at its last meeting and the city commission did so at its May 21 meeting. The […]

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2020 U.S. Census on the Horizon

by Tony Vindell/LFN Did you know that Cameron County has more than 400,000 people? Did you also know that every 10 years a new U.S. Census is conducted, and thousands of folks are not included? And did you know that for every person that is not counted in the census results in thousands of dollars […]

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