October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

What a face!

Chandler Minnick, 8, of Port Aransas, dressed as a combination Day- of- the- Dead figure and Bride of Frankenstein when she visited Roberts Point Park to enjoy Halloween-oriented festivities on Friday, Oct. 24. More...

Arrest made in fatality

A Corpus Christi man was arrested in relation to the hit and run accident that killed 26-year-old Port Aransan Dustin Willis, who was found dead on State Hwy. 361 on Oct. 12. More...

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Opinion

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Female Dem faces uphill battle for guv

Early voting has been going on for several days, and the Democratic lady with the big hair insists that she’s still very much in the fight, despite being heavily outspent by her male Republican opponent. More...

Help needed for Middle East’s Christians

American Christians have been slow to the point of near silence when it comes to speaking out about the atrocities committed against their fellow believers by the Islamic State in Iraq (ISIS). More...

Youth

Mimes, skits

A big crowd enjoyed ‘Mime Your Own Bizness,’ presented by students from the Port Aransas High Schoolo Theatre Department and Marlin Masqueraders at Port Aransas Community Theatre on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24 and 25. More...

Drug-free schools is focus

Red Ribbon Week is almost over, but there’s still time to dress like a twin, wear pink for Breast Cancer Awareness and put on that Marlin blue for spirit day. The week, Monday, Oct. 27- Friday, Oct. More...

You can go home again!

Education notes

I was beyond blessed when I received this job as a science teacher at Brundrett Middle School. This community and district helped me in so many ways when I went to school here. More...

Sports

PAHS Lady Marlins Basketball

Date Vs. Place TimeNovember4 Karnes City (Scrimmage)JV/V H 5P7 IWA (Scrimmage)JV/V H 5P11 John Paul IIJV/V H 5P13-15 K’ville Academy TourneyV T TBA13-15 Bishop TournamentJV T TBA18 Aransas PasJV/V H 5P20-22 Marlin Classic More...

PAISD Cross Country

August23 Gregory-Portland HS30 Moody cancelledSeptember13 Beeville HS/MSVeteran’s Memorial18 Carroll MS More...

Faulty wire blamed for power outage  Free Access 

Those pesky wires.If you were wondering why the power failed in some areas of town on Wednesday, Oct. 29, it was because equipment failure.An underground wire malfunction left some 937 homes and/or businesses without power for more than two hours. More...

Halloween Events in Port Aransas  Free Access 

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Pumpkin pride

Students at H. G. Olsen Elementary School received pumpkins to decorate for Fall Festival that took place on Friday, Oct. 24. More...

Trash 101

Disposal options vary depending on the trash

Port Aransans have been talking a lot lately about litter, with the city council considering a ban on plastic shopping bags and city staff drawing up a broader plan for how to make this a cleaner town. More...

Island Life

Yard of the month

Deb and John Robinson recently gave their home’s frontside a facelift, and that included new landscaping. The Port Aransas Garden Club has honored their efforts with the organization’s October residential Yard of the Month Award. More...

Food, wine, costumes, fun on tap at Fall Back

Saturday, Nov. 1

Roll back your clocks on Sunday, Nov. 2, at 2 a.m. for the end of Daylight Savings Time and party before the time change on Saturday, Nov. 1. The 19th annual Fall Back Festival begins at 7 p.m. More...

Auditions slated Saturday, Sunday

‘Gift of the Magi’

Aspiring actors may audition for the one act drama, “The Gift of the Magi,” on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 2, at 6 p.m. The auditions will be held at the theater, 2327 St. Hwy. 361. More...

In Depth  Free Access 

Tis the season to be spooky

Sand pumpkins, regular pumpkins, kids in costumes, dogs in costumes and a Halloween dance were just some of the events that hit Port Aransas’ the Oct. 24-26 weekend. More...

Fishing

Oct. 31 fish report  Free Access 

It’s Halloween, but that’s not scaring the fish away.Ling catches have been especially good offshore lately, according to at least one person who works along the Port Aransas waterfront.“They’re very heavy right now,” said Jessica Gaskins at Woody’s More...

Coming back

Just avoiding spray from an exploding wave, a group of anglers head back toward shore after trying their luck near the end of the south jetty on a recent day. More...

Tuna taken

This group of anglers went on a 56-hour tuna trip on Friday- Sunday, Oct. 24-26, and brought back this nice haul of yellowfin and blackfin tuna. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Louie W. Garrett

Louie Walter Garrett, 66, of Robstown and formerly of Port Aransas, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. No services will be held as per his request. More...













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