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.

Students, teachers adjust to new normal

HARLINGEN — Not your typical day. With COVID-19 now in control of everything, there are no more typical days for parents, children, teachers, and...

Local girl earns Boys and Girls Clubs state recognition

HARLINGEN — There’s so much to know about Zena Nazar. She’s an honor student at Early College High School, a member of the National Honor...

HCISD launches home schooling program

HARLINGEN — It was the first day of school – in mid March. The Harlingen school district officially launched its new School@Home program Wednesday...

‘Good to Go’

HARLINGEN — Two girls rushed around a table set with Styrofoam boxes of fried chicken. “Stay on that side of the table, one at...

Helping people

HARLINGEN — He’s the best in the state. Dr. Rick Bassett has performed more than 1,000 hip and knee replacements per year for the...

School district reaching out to students

HARLINGEN — The Harlingen school district spent last week holding emergency board meetings to decide a course of action during the coronavirus crisis. In response...

Virus and the VA

HARLINGEN — “Are you currently having flu-like symptoms such as fever/chills, new onset of cough or shortness of breath?” That’s the first question veterans —...

History buffs reenact Texas Battles

SAN BENITO — “Come and Take It.” The black bold letters on the white flag fluttered crazily in the South Texas sky during a reenactment...

Duo brings 60s folk rock to local kids

HARLINGEN — The earthy, innovative folk tunes from decades ago cast their magic on a group of eager young music lovers. “Me and Julio,...

Schools suspend student travel

HARLINGEN — The Harlingen school district has cancelled all school-sponsored trips for students until the end of the school year, citing concerns about the...