Beach cleanup is Saturday morning


Whether you live in Port Aransas or have to drive a bit, everyone is invited to help here during the...

Sunset ‘boulevard’

Sunset ‘boulevard’


A ferry crosses the Corpus Christi Ship Channel from Mustang Island to Harbor Island as the sunset is reflected in...

City’s 67 acres to stay ‘mixed use’ ‘


City council and planning and zoning commission members declined on Thursday, Sept. 7, to change their minds about 67 acres...

Where have all the dollars gone?

Gone to region ESC, schools, every one

State Robin Hood laws force property rich school districts like the one in Port Aransas to share millions of dollars...

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Ann Richards a force of nature

I first met Ann Richards in the late 1960s or early 1970s, well before she first ran for county commissioner in 1976. Ann and hubby...

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Gulf oil find news is not totally good

It was with mixed emotions … but mostly regret … that I received reports recently about a potentially huge oil field find in the Gulf...

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Failure to plan is pitfall

The problem is not growth. The problem is failure to plan for growth. Those were the words of Mike Hall when he was running for...

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DAILY + Community Park Swimming Pool offers swim lessons and lap swimming, water exercise. Open daily except Mondays for swimming and more. Call 749-2416 for information. + Free use of...

Conditions make for tough going at meet

Conditions make for tough going at meet


Saturday’s cross country meet on Malaquite Beach, hosted by Flour Bluff High School, wasn’t pretty, “The conditions were tough, the sand was a little soft and washed out in spots...

Two meets down; BMS prepares for local meet


With two meets under their belts, Brundrett Middle School’s cross country teams have eight practices left to get ready for their own meet on Saturday, Sept. 30. Coach Randy Henderson...

McCendie

McCendie

D r . R o s s George McCendie of Blind River, Ontario, Canada, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006. He was 82 and had been a Winter Texan in Port...

Burck

Harold “Buzzy” Burck of Aransas Pass, 60, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at his home. He was the stepfather of Ian Henkel of Port Aransas. Burck was born April 24,...


Beach cleanup is Saturday morning


Whether you live in Port Aransas or have to drive a bit, everyone is invited to help here during the 20th annual Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup. Two...

Sunset ‘boulevard’

Sunset ‘boulevard’


A ferry crosses the Corpus Christi Ship Channel from Mustang Island to Harbor Island as the sunset is reflected in the water on Wednesday evening, Sept. 13.

City’s 67 acres to stay ‘mixed use’ ‘


City council and planning and zoning commission members declined on Thursday, Sept. 7, to change their minds about 67 acres of land the city owns fronting the Corpus Christi Ship...

Where have all the dollars gone?

Gone to region ESC, schools, every one

State Robin Hood laws force property rich school districts like the one in Port Aransas to share millions of dollars in tax revenue with poorer districts. But Billy Wiggins, superintendent...

ARK fundraiser Sunday

ARK fundraiser Sunday

Food, drink, fun at Moby Dick's a benefit for animals

A benefit for the Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) is scheduled 4 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 24, at Moby Dick’s Restaurant. 517 S. Alister St. For $10 per person, attendees will enjoy free food and soft drinks and be entertained by live music. All proceeds go to the ARK. Other...

Sunset stroll

Sunset stroll


Two folks walk on the beach near Avenue G at sunset on Monday, Sept. 18. Rain clouds have produced some remarkable sunsets in Port Aransas lately, which is typical during the fall months. After a rainy start to the week, skies cleared and temperatures dropped to the mid to upper...

See treasures on beach walk Friday


Head for the beach tomorrow morning, Friday, Sept. 22, and learn about what’s washed ashore. The monthly guided beach walk sponsored by the Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department will start at 9 a.m. by the red flag next to Horace Caldwell Pier. Rachael King, assistant director of the Parks...

CALL IS OUT

Kiwanis seek listing orders for calendars

Kiwanis Club members are calling residents to secure listings for the annual Community Birthday Calendar. The calendar lists birthdays, anniversaries and memorials for 50 cents each, and the calendars sell for $5 apiece. Listings and payment are due by Friday, Sept. 29, and may be submitted by mail to P.O....

Corrick birth is announced


Mary Hammond of Port Aransas announces the birth of her granddaughter, Emory Wheatley Corrick. The parents are Danielle and Don Corrick of Big Bend National Park. She was born at 2:18 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006, in the Austin Birthing Center in Austin. She weighed 9-pounds, 10-ounces and measured...

Port Aransas couple announces birth of son, Connor Snyder


Simon Snyder and Stacy Holcomb of Port Aransas announce the birth of their son, Connor Isaiah Snyder. The infant was born at 8:57 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2006, at Bay Area Women’s Center in Corpus Christi. He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are...

Holcomb and Snyder to wed

Holcomb and Snyder to wed


Larry and Sylvia Holcomb of Port Aransas and David and Kim Snyder of Lufkin announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Stacy Michele Holcomb and Simon Isaiah Snyder. The wedding will take place at 6 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006, on the beach in Port Aransas.

PASTOR’S PEN

PASTOR’S PEN

The God of my understanding AL LEVERIDGE

The God of my understandingAL LEVERIDGE The God of my understanding: Isn’t that what all of our questions about God and faith boil down to? We have libraries, books, schools, churches and countless teachers and preachers as resources to help us formulate our understanding of God. Yet in the end,...

Looking ahead

Looking ahead


The city will continue – at least for the time being – to zone 67 acres of land it owns next to the nature preserve and with Corpus Christi Ship Channel frontage as “mixed use,” the most liberal zoning possible. City council and planning and zoning commission members agreed at...

Rounding up scouts set for Tuesday night


Island boys in first through fifth grade are invited to attend an annual Boy Scout Roundup on Tuesday, Sept. 26. The opportunity to become a scout will begin at 6 p.m. in the scout hut behind Community Presbyterian Church, said scoutmaster Leslie Willey Jr. “The Boy Scout program in Port...

School Port Aransas Menus

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Breakfast                 Monday Assorted Cereal, Graham Crackers, Juice and Milk                 Tuesday Pancakes, Sausage Links, Juice and Milk             Wednesday Eggs and Toast, Juice and Milk               Thursday Pigs In A Blanket, Fruit, Juice and Milk                   Friday Cereal, Toast, Juice and Milk Lunch                 Monday Steak Fingers, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Peaches, Milk                 Tuesday Tuna...

It’s like this. . .

It’s like this. . .


The Port Aransas High School Island Robotics team met Monday, Sept. 18, to begin a formal session of the brainstorming process. Melina Fordyce, right, demonstrates how the robot would have to move in order for the clothing to be released over the clothesline and stay in place as Brett Brogan...

’06 PAHS robotics team faces ‘laundry quandary’


The Port Aransas High School Island Robotics team is back in action and ready to tackle this year’s objective. With four straight victories behind them, they want to continue their winning tradition. After successful missions dealing with medical sciences and satellite repairs, BEST Robotics Inc. (BRI) has decided to target...

EDUCATION NOTES

EDUCATION NOTES

Making most of 'wonder years'

Being one month into the new school year, I’m sure many of you are wondering what is happening over at the middle school. Indeed, the words wonder” and “middle school” seem to come together quite often, not only in the old ABC sitcom. Some wonder what their child is thinking...

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