November 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Petitt resigns

HELP WANTED: City council position open. Candidates must love Port Aransas and possess reasonably firm grasp of issues facing town. This is an unpaid position, but benefits include personal satisfaction of serving citizens. Inquire at city hall. More...

Collecting toys for children

Help make sure that every child in Port Aransas wakes up to a joyful Christmas morning with toys under the tree by donating to the 17th annual Port Aransas Emergency Services Toy Round-up. More...

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Democratic top of ticket is moving on

The first-ever female ticket for Texas governor and lieutenant governor – Democratic state Sens. Wendy Davis of Fort Worth and Leticia Van de Putte of San Antonio – couldn’t win the Nov. 4 election. More...

Plenty to be thankful for

Thanksgiving is the one holiday that focuses on family, food and quiet reflection. For that I am thankful. More...

Youth

Farmer 3

By sets of three, Farmer 3 lines up her animals vowing to not kill her turkeys for Thanksgiving dinner. The H. G. Olsen Elementary School first grade class put on the play for Thanksgiving each year. More...

BMS Student Council thinks big

Education notes

As president of the Student Council here in Port Aransas, I oversee many of the school activities and events that take place. It is because of our amazing staff, and our highly motivated parents and community that we are successful in our endeavors. More...

Winners all

Scott Skinner, aka Bones McCraken, at left, goes over some rules before students from Heather Collins’ second grade class at Olsen Elementary School and Suzane Casias’ eighth grade class at Brundrett Middle School are taken on a cruise by More...

Sports

Marlins split with Bobcats

The Brundrett Middle School Marlins had their ups and downs against the Refugio Junior High School Bobcats, winning the seventh grade game, tying the “B” team game and losing the eighth grade game on Thursday, Nov. 18, in Refugio. More...

Ladies land Classic

The Lady Marlins varsity team was victorious this weekend by coming in first at the Marlin Classic and winning the four games they played. Co- MVPs for the Classic were Lady Marlins Summer Hernandez and Madison Ray. More...

PAHS trounces Panthers

48-45

In a tight game against the Aransas Pass Lady Panthers, the varsity Lady Marlins came out on top with a win of 48-45 on Tuesday, Nov. 18. More...

Let loose

A sea turtle is released at Mile Marker 35 on the beach in Port Aransas on Sunday, Nov. 23. More...

Council says yes again to ban on bags

Meeting in a chamber packed with concerned citizens, the Port Aransas City Council approved a second reading of an ordinance to ban plastic shopping bags at points of sale. More...

Helping less fortunate at Christmas

VFW and auxiliary seek food donations

While you are out getting in a little “Black Friday” shopping, stop by the Family Center IGA, 416 S. Alister St., to make a donation to the Care and Share Christmas Food Drive. More...

Island Life

Art show

KPAB fundraiser is Sunday

View and buy work from local artists on Sunday, Nov. 30, from 5 to 8 p.m., at a benefit art show for Keep Port Aransas Beautiful (KPAB). The annual art show, “Our Footprints on the Island,” is at La Playa Mexican Grille, 222 E. Beach St. More...

Recycle and reuse

Folks came out on Saturday, Nov. 22, for the E-recycle, Plant and Book Swap hosted by Keep Port Aransas Beautiful and the City of Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department. More...

Stained glass class slated for Tuesday

Sign up now to take a class on stained glass art offered by the City of Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department on Tuesday, Dec. 2, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. More...

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Marlins a ‘Classic’ act

Port Aransas High School hosted the Marlin Classic basketball tournament from Thursday, Nov. 20, to Saturday, Nov. 22, and supporters made sure to cheer on the Marlins and Lady Marlins varsity teams. More...

Fishing

On the pier

Anglers try their luck at J.P. Luby Pier at Roberts Point Park at sunset on a recent day. Redfish, trout and sheepshead have been biting, according to folks who work along the Port Aransas waterfront. More...

Big red

Justin Andrews of Wittmann, Ariz., caught this 45-inch red drum on Saturday, Nov. 1. He was fishing near the Lydia Ann Lighthouse using live mullet. More...

Return trip

Anglers return to Port Aransas from San Jose Island on a recent day aboard the Jetty Boat. More...













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