Tag: Los Fresnos

Artist creates original pieces using salvaged materials

LOS FRESNOS — Ivan Benavides, 33, was not familiar with the term “wood turning.” Now, he is taking the term and the phrase “wood turner”...

Los Fresnos begins return to on-campus learning

The Los Fresnos school district on Monday will begin the transition to face-to-face instruction for students whose parents choose on-campus learning and delayed start...

Falcons, Tarpons players to compete in San Antonio

Basketball teams are facing some new challenges ahead of their 2020-21 seasons due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the student-athletes are finding ways to...

In a Snap: Storms, dramatic skies inspire local photographer

Los Fresnos-based photographer Daniel Sanchez’s photos are striking. The colors, textures, and beauty he finds in the deep South Texas landscape are a source...

Water Woes: County deploys pump trucks to flooded areas

Colonias north of Los Fresnos experienced significant flooding over the weekend as Hurricane Hanna’s powerful rain bands hit the South Texas coast. On Monday, just...

Healthiest city again: Harlingen, Los Fresnos win challenge

HARLINGEN — Once again, the Valley is being awarded for being healthy. The City of McAllen, the City of Harlingen, and Los Fresnos were all...

Healthiest city again: Harlingen, Los Fresnos win challenge

HARLINGEN — Once again, the Valley is being awarded for being healthy. The City of McAllen, the City of Harlingen, and Los Fresnos were all...

Los Fresnos’ Rocha signs with Central Methodist

Even with a Los Fresnos mask covering much of his face, Andderson Rocha’s ear-to-ear smile was undeniable as the Falcons midfielder celebrated a big...

Hundreds showing up at coronavirus testing sites

Cameron County officials on Monday reported over 100 new coronavirus cases, bringing the county’s total positives to 1,647. Of that figure 1,002 of those...

Los Fresnos shuts down in-person summer workouts

BROWNSVILLE — The Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District opted “out of an abundance of caution” Wednesday to pause its summer strength and conditioning...

BISD student-athlete tests positive for COVID-19

The Brownsville Independent School District confirmed Tuesday in a statement that a student-athlete tested positive for COVID-19, coming after the district decided Monday to...

COVID-19 cases continue to rise at federal detention facility

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases inside the Port Isabel Detention Center in Los Fresnos rose to eight over the weekend. Demonstrators at a...

Los Fresnos High School graduation set for Saturday

The Los Fresnos High School Class of 2020 will assemble one final time for commencement exercises at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Leo Aguilar Memorial...

Lady Falcons dominated shortened golf season

The Los Fresnos girls golf program was chasing history when the COVID-19 pandemic forced a sudden stop to its dominant season. The Lady Falcons were...

Los Fresnos to hold in-person graduation on May 30

The Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District announced Thursday night that it will move forward with in-person commencement ceremonies. The district said because the Texas...

County confirms more virus cases

Cameron County officials late Thursday confirmed three new cases of COVID-19, novel coronavirus in the county. The cases include a 27-year-old man from Brownsville, a...