July 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Port Aransas gathering slated for Arzola  Free Access 

A gathering to remember former city secretary Esther Arzola has been scheduled for 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at the Port Aransas Civic Center.The public is invited.The gathering is in addition to funeral services scheduled for 10 a.m. More...

Mayor: Let’s double cart registration fee

Mayor Keith McMullin has two propositions to deal with what seems to be increasing numbers of traffic violations by golf cart drivers in Port Aransas. More...

Rig moored on Harbor Island

You may have noticed that the Port Aransas skyline changed markedly on Monday, July 27. That’s when tugboats moved a semi-submersible rig, the West Sirius, into the boat basin at Canyon Port-Harbor Island. More...

Special Sections

Island Life

Nature up-close

These folks were taking a stroll through the Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie’s Pasture on Friday, July 17. More...

Musical ends run Sunday

‘Alice in Wonderland, Jr.’

Join Alice as she follows the White Rabbit into Wonderland at the Port Aransas Community Theatre Friday, July 31, through Sunday, Aug. 2. The youth musical “Alice in Wonderland, Jr.” begins at 7:30 p.m. More...

Wine, Design

Paint a cactus at class Sunday

Bring a friend and have some fun painting some art for your home or to give as a gift at the Wine Whine and Design Painting Island Style class on Sunday, Aug. 2. Arlene Hughes will lead the class to trace patterns and paint in steps from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

Fishing

Kids win at Devlin fishing tournament

The 18th annual Capt. Hope Devlin Kids’ Fishing Tournament was held Friday and Saturday, July 24 and 25 at Roberts Point Park. More...

Legends tournament runs through Sunday

Big billfish are the target fish for offshore anglers at the Texas Legends Billfish Tournament Wednesday, Aug. 5, through Sunday, Aug. 9. An early registration will take place at Fox Yacht Sales, 203 W. Cotter Ave. More...

Prizewinner

Ashleigh Garcia of The Colony shows off her first-place catch in the 41st annual Outboard Fishing Tournament. She caught this 12.3-pound, 29 1/2-inch red snapper. The tournament was held Friday-Saturday, July 17- 19. More...

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News about oil rig is in newest South Jetty  Free Access 

July 30 edition hitting news stands now

A big oilrig was towed from the Gulf of Mexico to Canyon Port-Harbor Island Monday, and there it remains. The CEO of the firm hosting the rig told the South Jetty that it’s going to be stored there for an “extended period of time.” More...

Council to discuss budget, golf carts  Free Access 

Got something to say about how the city spends its money?Or maybe you’d like to make some comments about golf carts?The Port Aransas City Council will hold a meeting on both of those matters at 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. More...

Ciliate Speed  Free Access 

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Chasing golf carts

Cops tagged them 325 times this year

Police have issued 325 tickets or warnings to golf cart drivers since January, and the No. 1 violation has been underage drivers behind the wheel, according to the Port Aransas Police Department. More...

Leaders to explore beach access rules

Council topic

Port Aransas city officials are taking a look at the right ways and wrong ways of staking out a spot on the beach to call your own for the day. City Councilman Charles Bujan brought up the issue at a council meeting on July 16. More...

 

Opinion

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Donald Trump controls stump

A few decades ago, a Texas Democratic political consultant told some political reporters he was going to quit sending his candidates into San Antonio for press conferences. Why? More...

Golf cart frenzy

Whew! A post on the South Jetty Facebook page about a woman who fell out of a golf cart when her 12-year-old daughter was driving on Friday struck a nerve. The post drew dozens of comments that still were coming in on Monday. More...

In Depth  Free Access 

A historic day

An historic re- enactment held at I. B. Magee Beach Park on Sunday, July 26, commemorated the 170th anniversary of the first U.S. flag being planted in Texas. It happened on San Jose Island in 1845. More...













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