Tag: Pharr

Pharr’s first Hispanic mayor, racewalking pioneer dies at 84

A.C. “Beto” Jaime, the first Hispanic mayor of the city of Pharr and pioneering founder of the South Texas Walking Club, has died at...

Bingo halls open, see slow flow return

PHARR — The hall of Golden Valley Bingo here is sparsely populated with some 20 players. While the number of players would normally be much...

Valley clinics to receive $1.5 million for COVID-19 testing

HARLINGEN — Three Valley health centers are the recipients of nearly $1.5 million in federal funding to expand the range of testing and related...

Food bank working to meet demand

PHARR — Businesses and organizations have felt the brunt of COVID-19 as the number of cases confirmed locally continue to rise, and as more...

Mexican gov’t: Man denied asylum takes own life on Pharr-Reynosa bridge

The Tamaulipas Attorney General's Office confirmed Thursday that a man seeking asylum took his own life on the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge on Wednesday. In a...

Child porn arrest leads to another suspect; Man said he was ‘taught’ how to use...

McALLEN — The arrest of a Weslaco man led federal agents to a Pharr man who was allegedly receiving and distributing child pornography, records...

Pharr man leads DPS on chase, crashes in McAllen canal

A Pharr man is charged with driving while intoxicated and evading arrest after leading Texas Department of Public Safety troopers on a pursuit early...

Giving voice to the excluded: New chamber seeks to foster job opportunities for people with...

PHARR — With the start of a new year and decade, a nonprofit organization designed to create job opportunities for people with disabilities is...