2017-05-11 / Front Page

Recreation center to be discussed

Story is in new South Jetty

Are you interested in the possibility of the City of Port Aransas building a public recreation center – a place where everyone from tots to teenagers to seniors could go to play, work out and take part in a variety of community functions?

If that idea interests you, check out the May 11 edition of the South Jetty, hitting news stands all over town right now. The issue contains a story that explains the various components that a rec center could include, plus an illustration. The story also includes details on an upcoming city council meeting where a rec center is expected to be up for discussion.

Also in this edition, you’ll see:

• Photos of the Stampede offshore production platform as it was being towed through Port Aransas waters Friday;

• Stories about two dogs that once were homeless and in terrible shape but now are thriving, thanks to Port Aransas folks;

• What projects Port Aransas school officials are thinking about tackling first, now that voters have approved a $6 million bond issue;

• Details about ArtFest, scheduled this weekend in Port Aransas;

• What band will be playing at Sunset Sounds this Friday;

• Words to a hip-hop song about Brundrett Middle School, written by Kai Kidd, president of the student council;

• The latest results of the Port Aransas High School Lady Marlins softball team’s playoff run;

• How you can see a new exhibit on surfing history in Port Aransas;

• What a bunch of cute Port Aransas kindergarteners had to say when asked what they love most about their moms (Mother’s Day is coming up Sunday);

• And criticism that a fishing group has for the federal government’s management of the red snapper fishery;

These and other stories are in the May 11 edition of the South Jetty, the most complete and accurate source of information for all things Port Aransas.

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