Tag: Harlingen

  • Gov. Greg Abbott visits Harlingen to tout manufacturing company

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Gov. Greg Abbott shakes the hand of an ITD Precision Stampings employee in Harlingen on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023. (Miguel Roberts | The Brownsville Herald) Gov. Greg Abbott visited ITD Precision Stampings in Harlingen Wednesday to tour the facility, spotlight the company’s role in the Texas manufacturing economy, and…

  • Valley Off-Road Bicycling Association donates training course to Harlingen

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Cyclists and walkers split the trail Friday, March 24, 2023, on a section of the Harlingen Arroyo Hike and Bike Trails in Arroyo Park. (Denise Cathey/The Brownsville Herald) HARLINGEN — The area’s cyclists are gearing up to fine-tune their skills as city officials work with a group of riders…

  • DPS unit hits IDEA school bus in Harlingen

    Only have a minute? Listen instead The Texas Department of Public Safety said one of its units hit an IDEA school bus Tuesday afternoon after another vehicle changed lanes and hit the trooper’s unit. The agency said the three-vehicle crash happened at around 4:06 p.m. on Ed Carey Drive north of Glasscock in Harlingen. The…

  • Harlingen man sentenced to 75 years for murdering roommate

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Anthony Eliff III (Courtesy: Cameron County Sheriff’s Office) A Harlingen man has been found guilty of murdering his former roommate in 2020 before being sentenced to 75 years in prison. Anthony Eliff III, 48, was found guilty in the murder of 41-year-old Guillermo Garcia Tuesday morning following a jury…

  • Life skills students in Harlingen buddy up with general ed counterparts

    Only have a minute? Listen instead General education and life skill students buddy up at Memorial Middle School to build a pyramid with red cups and string. (Travis Whitehead | Valley Morning Star) HARLINGEN — When we think of life skills, we often think of the practical matters of counting money, washing clothes and preparing…

  • Harlingen man found guilty of former roommate’s murder

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Anthony Eliff III (Courtesy: Cameron County Sheriff’s Office) A Harlingen man has been found guilty of murdering his former roommate in 2020 and now awaits his sentencing. Anthony Eliff, 48, was found guilty in the murder of 41-year-old Guillermo Garcia Tuesday morning following a jury trial, according to a…

  • LeMoyne Gardens in Harlingen remembers Miss Ann through tears

    Only have a minute? Listen instead From left: Ann Phillips, Hilda Gathright, and John Phillips, Anns husband, seen in this undated photo. (Courtesy Photo) HARLINGEN — “Miss Ann! Miss Ann!” The children rush toward her with joy and hugs, drawn by her smile and her warmth and her youthful demeanor. “Miss Ann! Miss Ann!” they…

  • Harlingen man admits to bilking feds out of $75K

    Only have a minute? Listen instead A former claims specialist with the Social Security Administration has admitted to making fake profiles for non-existent children in order to steal federal funds. Harlingen resident Lee Marvin Nichols, 38, pleaded guilty in Brownsville federal court on Tuesday to theft of government property, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the…