July 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

New South Jetty is out  Free Access 

July 2 edition hitting news stands now

If you want to know what police are doing about traffic violations involving golf carts in Port Aransas, check out the July 2 edition of the South Jetty, being delivered right now to convenience stores, the Family center IGA and newsstands around tow More...

Police: We’re watching carts

Traffic law enforcement increasing with summer, chief says

Golf carts might look like toys, but they are not. More...

Shodrok started fishing even before she was born

Boatman of the Year

Boatman of the Year Julie Shodrok says fishing started for her before she was even born. Shodrok’s father entered the Deep Sea Roundup in 1965 with his wife who was pregnant with Shodrok at the time. More...

Special Sections

Island Life

Bi-annual Barefoot Sale

Discounted art featured at First Friday

If you are in town for the July Fourth weekend, make sure and stop by the Port Aransas Art Center for the First Friday Reception on Friday, July 3. More...

Melons

VFW Ladies Auxiliary to hold fundraising sale

Grab a watermelon to complete your Fourth of July picnic and help out military families at the same time at the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 8967 Fisher House Fundraising event. More...

Stuff to do and see

Parks and Rec Roundup

The following are upcoming events and activities sponsored by the Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department. For more information or to register for events, call 749-4158. This Week Interval Training More...

Youth

Doing D.C.

BMS students explore Capital

Some upcoming Port Aransas High School freshmen will have a pretty neat story about how they spent their summer. The Marlin Class of 2019 spent four days, June 6-9, in Washington D. C. for their summer trip as part of their American history class. More...

Halloween in June

Shannon Archer, 9, from left, Kylie Johnson, 9, Sidney Snyder, 5, Conner Snyder, 8, Hannah Mathews, 8, and Hailey Mathews, 8, celebrate Halloween in the summer at the Girl Scouts hut. More...

Youth art camp set for July 13 through 17

Kids in grades three through five have an opportunity to participate in a Youth Art Island Style camp offered at the Port Aransas Art Center, July 13 to 17. More...

City council workshop is Wednesday  Free Access 

Wide variety of issues to be tackled

The Port Aransas City Council will hold a workshop meeting on Wednesday, July 8, to talk about a wide variety of policy issues and the 2015-16 city budget.The meeting, which is open to the public, begins at 9 a.m. More...

Obituary  Free Access 

Berryman

Kevin “Kiwi” James Berryman of Port Aransas died in Corpus Christi on Monday, June 29, 2015.He was born in New Zealand on February 24, 1954, to Barbara and Malcolm Berryman.He moved to the United States in 1978.After moving to Port Aransas Berryman w More...

Newsstand deliveries to be about an hour late  Free Access 

Delivery of this week's edition of the South Jetty to newsstands is running late today. Look for them between 2:30 and 3 p.m. It's worth the wait! More...

Fireworks set  Free Access 

Celebrate the nation’s birthday here in Port Aransas while watching the annual Fourth of July fireworks display. More...

Bond money half-spent

PAISD gives accounting of what’s done, to be done

A $3.5 million bond for the Port Aransas ISD passed by voters in 2012 is close to one-half spent at the end of the 2014-15 school year. More...

 

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

SCOTUS throws GOP life rings

Whether the Republicans realize it or not, the U.S. Supreme Court has just thrown them a double life preserver, by chilling two of the hottest political potatoes GOP candidates faced going into the 2016 elections. More...

Get set for ‘Can’t Turn Left’

We’re coming up on the biggest “Can’t Turn Left” weekend of the year: Fourth of July. Breathe deeply and plan ahead. More...

In Depth  Free Access 

Star-spangled town

Folks in Port Aransas don’t fly the American Flag just on July 4. They do it all year long. More...

Fishing

Off shore anglers still catching snappers  Free Access 

Folks that work at the docks along the Port Aransas waterfront report that offshore anglers are still catching limits of red snapper along with kingfish and Atlantic sharpnose shark. More...

Casting techniques

Pamela Felder, top center, of Port Aransas learns how to throw a cast net from Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department grounds supervisor David Minnick on Friday, June 26, at the Port Aransas Community Park. More...

Big catch

Adan Munoz of New Braunfels hauled in this monster black drum on Sunday, June 21, while fishing in Port Aransas. It took Munoz 40 minutes to reel the fish in. He released the fish to grow some more after this photo was taken. More...













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