August 28, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Texas Women Anglers Tournament 2014  Free Access 

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Made in shade

Beachgoers stroll past a batch of colorful umbrellas on the beach near Avenue G in Port Aransas on a recent afternoon. More...

City council appoints Balentine

Prior experience was the determining factor when the Port Aransas City Council chose whom to appoint to Place 3 on the council. Meeting on Thursday, Aug. 21, the council voted 6- 0 to appoint former council member Glenda Balentine to the position. More...

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Perry, Paxton: different spin on indictment

Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Ken Paxton are handling the politics of dealing with a grand jury quite differently. More...

Look ahead; act on facts

Looking ahead is a critical and necessary practice for city governments (and others). Too many times communities have had the future catch them unprepared. More...

Youth

PAYSL sign-ups start this week

Registration will soon be under way for kids four and up for the Port Aransas Youth Soccer League. Sign-ups will be held on Thursday, Aug. 28, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Sept. More...

First day success

Port Aransas ISD began school on Monday, Aug. 25, and students were eager to get to learning at H.G. Olsen Elementary School. Above, Meghan Zigmond, in back, listens to her group of first graders explain what they learned over the summer. More...

Marlins in Action to hold fair

New this year at Port Aransas High School, is the Marlins in Action Volunteer Fair. Students are invited to attend the fair on Thursday, Aug. 28, from 9:10 to 11:20 a.m. More...

Sports

Back in action

PAHS cross country runs its first meet in Portland

The Port Aransas High School cross country team ran its first meet of the season against some hefty competition at Gregory-Portland High School on Saturday, Aug. 23. More...

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JFK Causeway to be reduced one lane both ways tomorrow morning  Free Access 

One eastbound and one westbound outside lane on the JFK Causeway bridge over the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway on Park Road 22 will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, weather permitting. More...

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No flights for a month  Free Access 

Mustang Beach Airport runway closes tomorrow

You’re not cleared for a landing (or a takeoff, for that matter) at Mustang Beach Airport in Port Aransas beginning Tuesday, Sept. 2, and lasting until Oct. More...

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge  Free Access 

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Council says yes to bond

Money will buy land for stacking at ferry landing

Port Aransas city leaders have taken a big step toward what they hope will end up solving a lot of this town’s traffic woes. Meeting on Thursday, Aug. More...

Persevering despite Parkinson’s

Kocurek says he feels recharged with completion of back surgery

Port Aransas ISD Coach Joe Kocurek will be honored at the annual Paddle for Parkinson’s on Saturday, Aug. 30, and he said he’s feeling refurbished for the new school year. More...

Island Life

Champagne Cruise tickets selling out

At press time Monday, Aug. 25, only 18 tickets were left for the 34th annual Champagne Cruise and Mini-Taste of Port Aransas. They won’t last long, so if you want to be on board head for the Family Center IGA, 416 S. More...

Shoreline exploration

Shirley Fischer, right, leads a group on a walking tour in search of seashells and other treasures on the beach near Horace Caldwell Pier on Friday, Aug. 22. More...

Help needed to choose scripts

Port Aransas Community Theatre

If you have ever wondered how a play is chosen to go on stage, here is your chance to help the Port Aransas Community Theatre and see how the behind-the-scene decisions are made. On Wednesday, Sept. More...

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Fun and game fish

If you were watching pirates, mermaids and the occasional viking stepping ashore with big fish in hand, chances are excellent that you were at the Texas Women Anglers Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 23. More...

Fishing

Aug. 29 fishing report  Free Access 

Blackfin building up

Blackfin tuna catches have been on the increase lately, according to folks who work along the Port Aransas waterfront. More...

Lady anglers fish, have fun

Lady anglers in 55 boats vied for cash in the 2014 Texas Women Anglers Tournament. Overall, 11 sailfish, five white marlin and nine blue marlin were caught and released. The overall winner was Island Time with 436.5 points. More...

Sanders’s snag

Rick Sanders of San Antonio caught these nice trout in the surf on Tuesday, Aug. 12. These two were the largest of eight trout he caught that day. Sanders is a frequent Port Aransas angler and loves fishing in the surf. More...













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