PHARR - For education majors, getting the opportunity to teach in a classroom before graduating is encouraged, and college students from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Texas A&M International University in Laredo are gaining that experience by student-teaching at PSJA ISD this school year.
PHARR - Despite the current pandemic, 31 Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD (PSJA ISD) parents continued learning virtually and fulfilled their dream of earning a GED.
EDINBURG — The Museum of South Texas History is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month during the Sunday Speaker Series Online presentation titled, “Taking South Texas Art to the World: Perspectives from Valley Artists,” featuring actor Valente Rodriguez, author David Rice and professional dancer Andrea Guajardo. The Sunday Speaker Series Online presentation will broadcast live at 2 p.m. Oct. 4 on Facebook Live.
PHARR — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility thwarted a smuggling attempt of alleged cocaine and methamphetamine worth $4,046,000 in a commercial shipment of fresh produce arriving from Mexico. CBP Field Operations also seized $536,000 worth of alleged cocaine hidden in a commercial passenger bus and in pickup truck.
HIDALGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge made two compact but significant seizures of methamphetamine over the weekend worth $742,000 and arrested two persons in connection with the failed smuggling attempts.