Rick Kelley

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Drive-In Church

HARLINGEN — Where there’s faith, there’s a way The Rev. Charlie Palmer, pastor of Treasure Hills Presbyterian Church, on Sunday found if you hold it...

County’s virus cases up 10, hitting 87

HARLINGEN — The number of COVID-19 cases in Cameron County spiked up again Sunday, with 10 more confirmed cases. County officials made the announcement late...

What to expect from the CARES Act recovery package

When President Donald Trump signed off on the $2 trillion CARES Act recovery package to help the nation weather the coronavirus-caused economic downturn, the...

Getting tested

HARLINGEN — It’s one test you really hope you’ll pass. As confirmed coronavirus cases continue trending upward here in the Rio Grande Valley, two new...

County confirms 3 COVID-19 cases linked to Harlingen nursing facility

The first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in a Rio Grande Valley nursing facility have been linked to Veranda Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Harlingen by Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño Jr. Three employees at the facility were confirmed as having contracted coronavirus, Treviño said in his Tuesday afternoon press conference in Brownsville. “All of these individuals are in isolation currently,” the judge said. Read the full story at valleymorningstar.com.

Stay-at-home not pushing up demand on grid

HARLINGEN —Shelter-at-home restrictions for Rio Grande Valley residents is currently not affecting power companies, although officials say it is likely residential bills may be...

New reality hitting truckers hard, but they’re delivering the goods

HARLINGEN — Suddenly in the United States, we have a new class of hard-working heroes, people who haven’t made any Hollywood movies and have...

Canceled flights, low demand drop VIA passenger totals

HARLINGEN — Flight cancellations are on the rise and passenger totals at Valley International Airport this week are running about 40 percent of normal,...

State disaster declaration green-lights small-business loans

HARLINGEN — The economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus has suspended operations of many local small businesses, but avenues of help are emerging. The state-of-disaster...

Weekend rain welcome, but it was just drop in bucket

HARLINGEN — A long-overdue rainfall of just over a half-inch Saturday in the city will not be enough to blunt the march of a...