Travis Whitehead

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Travis Whitehead is a Reporter for the Valley Morning Star. He can be reached at twhitehead@valleystar.com or (956) 421-9876.

A.I. for stroke: Surgical decisions now resolved in Cloud

HARLINGEN — It’s 2 a.m. Dr. Ameer Hassan, at one moment sound asleep, suddenly awakens to a loud beep coming from his phone. He sits straight...

Rio Hondo library marks next 40 years

RIO HONDO — “God bless this library.” The words were etched in black marker across the light blue canister that would serve as a time...

More than a ‘letter grade’

HARLINGEN — The Harlingen school district scored just one point below an A this year. The Accountability Ratings just released by the Texas Education Agency...

Harlingen school district just shy of an A

HARLINGEN — The Harlingen school district scored just one point below an A this year. The Accountability Ratings just released by the Texas Education Agency...

In honor of her mother, Girl Scout earns top award

HARLINGEN — She says her mother is behind it all. “Having her in my heart definitely kept me going,” said Alyssa Dale, 19, who received...

Clear bag policy in effect at Boggus Stadium

HARLINGEN — What’s in that bag? It could be anything. And now as random acts of violence spread across the country, people are increasingly nervous...

Are your kids ready for school?

HARLINGEN — It’s that time again. Time for school. And with the rigid schedules of bedtime and balanced meals comes band, football, exploring languages, seeing friends...

A world of knowledge

A world of knowledge Languages take center stage at new academy By TRAVIS M. WHITEHEAD Staff Writer HARLINGEN — Hello. Hola, bonjour, ni hao. If you’d like to learn...

Construction on fast track for new school year

HARLINGEN — Dishman Elementary got it the worst, but it’s in pretty good shape now. “They had 8 to 10 inches of water inside...

Year of Jubilee

HARLINGEN — Leadership, character building and academics. Jubilee-Harlingen offers that and so much more, and that’s why a new campus is opening this year to...