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Los Fresnos Planning & Zoning Approves Three Subdivision Projects

Los Fresnos Planning & Zoning Approves Three Subdivision Projects

by Tony Vindell/LFN Not one but three subdivision projects have been approved by the Los Fresnos Planning & Zoning Commission. The board held a special meeting on Monday, Sept. 30, and approved two final plats and a preliminary one for Ortega, Ulloa-Reyna and Old Home Place subdivisions. These three subdivisions are outside the city limits […]

Buena Vista Road Improvement Completed Ahead of National Wildlife Week

by Tony Vindell/LFN National Wildlife Week is Oct. 12-19 and to celebrate the occasion the Laguna Atascosa NWR is having a weeklong series of activities at the facility northeast of Los Fresnos. Better yet. Getting to the park is now a piece of cake as the three-mile route from FM 106 to the park headquarters […]

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New City Hall Nears Completion

by Tony Vindell/LFN The new Los Fresnos City Hall under construction along Texas Highway 100 looks as good as it gets. The massive building is closer to being completed and, if everything goes as planned, it will be ready to be occupied before the end of the year. “I believe we could be moving in […]

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Zoofari 2019 Coming This Weekend

by Tony Vindell/LFN The year’s biggest fundraising for one of the Rio Grande Valley’s biggest attractions is this Saturday, Oct. 7 and the money made from the evening full of activities will be used to build an OtterBhan exhibit. It’s Zoofari 2019, an evening of fun, food and music at Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville. […]

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Dog Rescue Shelter Operation Goes Beyond State Borders

by Tony Vindell/LFN The unlicensed animal shelter that operated just outside Los Fresnos city limits has not been an isolated case as authorities have linked the facility to another such operation near Kansas City, Mo. Missouri resident Tiffany Woodington was arrested and charged with 10 counts of felony animal abuse and two misdemeanor counts after […]

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“Little Library” Comes to Los Fresnos Memorial Park

Our local Friends of the Library, in their goal to bring the joy of reading to all, have constructed a “Little Library” (LL)which will be permanently placed by the city in Los Fresnos Memorial Park located on 900 N. Arroyo Blvd. The “Little Library” will be filled with books from our Ethel L. Whipple Memorial […]

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Los Fresnos Holds Vigil to Raise Suicide Awareness

by Tony Vindell/LFN A community vigil in observance of the Rio Grande Valley and the nation suicide rates was held with the aim to raise awareness. The event took place from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at Los Fresnos United High School with a 15-minute walk and a luminary in memory of those who took […]

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Residents Voice Concerns Over Trash Services

by Tony Vindell/LFN A dishwasher has been sitting outside a Los Fresnos house since last June while pieces of construction materials face the same situation in another section of town. Those were some of the concerns residents are taking all the way to city hall in hopes of getting the word out about what has […]

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Dog Adoption Held at County Animal Shelter

by Tony Vindell/LFN It could either be called a sad story or one with a happy ending but the hope is that what happened at a deplorable animal rescue place outside the Los Fresnos city limits, doesn’t happen again. Up to 270 dogs and one cat were seized and taken to the county animal shelter […]

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New Nursery Opens on Henderson Road

by Tony Vindell/LFN Plants, plants and more plants are now available at Sunshine Garden Nursery. The new business has a wide variety of ornamental plants, trees, shrubs and cactus. Located just east of FM 803 and Henderson Road, it’s the first full service nursery to open within miles west of Los Fresnos. Katy Salinas and […]

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