Rick Kelly

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Rick Kelly is a Reporter for the Valley Morning Star. He can be reached at rkelly@valleystar.com or (956) 430-6203.

Census Bureau looking to fill 4,000 jobs locally

WESLACO — The U.S. Census Bureau is revving up its hiring process in the Rio Grande Valley, hoping to accumulate more than 8,000 applicants...

RGV birding offers boon for history buffs

BROWNSVILLE — The intersection of bird and battlefield isn’t one which readily springs to mind when discussing the subjects of avian field identification and...

Regional marketing idea, ‘Explore RGV’ gaining traction

WESLACO — A regional marketing idea regarded by proponents as a “one-stop shop” for revealing the Rio Grande Valley’s attractions is finally making headway. Explore...

Texas jobless rate drops, Valley’s drifts upward

HARLINGEN — The Texas economy added 45,000 jobs in June to set another employment record, with the jobless rate dropping to 3.4% from 3.5%,...

The Great June Flood, Part 3

THE ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY One year after the devastation left in the wake of what the National Weather Service dubbed the Great June Flood of 2018...