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.

US Sen. John Cornyn announces renewal of schools program

HARLINGEN — Sen. John Cornyn announced the reauthorization of a federal program that helps low-income students achieve college readiness during a visit here Tuesday. The...

DWI offender recalls the struggles that come with offense

McALLEN — A simple mistake can lead to years of headaches and hassle. Especially if you repeat that mistake again, and again ... Fortunately,...

Rain doesn’t dampen Weslaco Pigskin contest

WESLACO — The rain couldn’t stop them.The enthusiasm of the bands who performed last night in the 76th Pigskin Jubilee UIL Marching Band Contest...

Three generations of fishing

PORT ISABEL — It’s all about family.David Gower reflected on the 45 years his family has participated in the Texas International Fishing Tournament.He was...

Support group forms for rare disorder MG

HARLINGEN — Karen Mau didn’t know what she had.She knew some strange symptoms had beset her, including muscle weakness, a drooping eyelid, double vision...

Tips to preparing for a great school year

HARLINGEN — How do you prepare your little one for a successful school year?The correct answer is tailored to the unique needs of every...

Rio Hondo minister known as ‘Flying Pastor’ dies at 84

HARLINGEN — He liked to fly his plane as the sun rose, praying for the churches passing below.He was an animal lover, an athlete,...

Police honor Harlingen South student for bravery

HARLINGEN — The screech of tires broke the spell of his sister’s dance recital.Austin Montalvo, 17, rushed out of the HCISD Performing Arts Center...

Have you been tested? $6.5 million grant will help fight hepatitis C in the...

HARLINGEN — Valleyites are at a significantly greater risk for hepatitis C infection than people in other parts of the United States.No one knows...

Raising a prizewinner: Lambs have their day at livestock show

MERCEDES — It’s becoming a habit.Katy Partida, 14, seems to have found a blueprint for success, raising lambs that walk off with ribbons at...