State tournament tickets on sale

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State tournament tickets on sale Tickets for the Class 1A Division 1 state girls’ basketball tournament will go on sale...

Lady Marlins Going to State!

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Lady Marlins Going to State! The Port Aransas High School Lady Marlins basketball team impounded the Thorndale High School Lady...

Festival focus is whooping cranes

Festival focus is whooping cranes


The 17 whooping cranes killed in tornadic weather in Florida earlier this month will be discussed by the co-founder of...

Council to weigh proposed amendments to city charter


City council members will discuss at a workshop on Monday, Feb. 26, which proposed city charter amendments should go on...

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The battle over vouchers again

VoucherMan hasn’t completely given up, but obviously has decided its time to change tactics. James Leininger seems to have encountered the political equivalent of Kryptonite,...

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In a changing city, choose listening leaders

Port Aransas is a far cry from the town it was when Murray, Libby (3 months old) and moved here permanently in 1983. Back then,...

The real wonders

It seems there is an international poll under way to select a new Seven Wonders of the World. Only people in Egypt would argue against...

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DAILY + Joint Effort Leisure Ministry (JELM) Center, 113 S. Alister behind Community Presbyterian Church office, welcome room open to Winter Texans. Coffee, cookies and activity schedules. + Community Park...

PAHS netters take on ‘big dogs’

PAHS netters take on ‘big dogs’


Port Aransas High School’s tennis players “played up” at a tournament in Beeville Friday, Feb. 16. The Class 1A PAHS team played against students from Class 4A and 5A schools....

Mixing it up

Mixing it up


Winners in the mixed doubles division of the 11th annual Winter Old-Lympics Tennis Tournament are Eddie Sheppard of Port Aransas and Jan Heins of Presque Isle, Wis., left. Second place...

Ladies of the court

Ladies of the court


Men’s winners

Men’s winners


Banquet to kick off spring sports slated


A banquet to kick off the spring sports season will be held Wednesday, Feb. 28. A backup date of Monday, March 5, has been set in the event the Lady...

Winter Old-Lympics winners named in men’s, women’s mixed


The weather gods smiled on the 11th annual Winter Old-Lympics Tennis Tournament, bathing the event in sunny skies and moderate temperatures on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17 and 18. Men’s,...

Rawe completes half-marathon

Rawe completes half-marathon


A 28-year-old mother of two who is anything but an athlete, just completed a half-marathon and is training for a full marathon. Dianna Rawe, 28, said her employer, Karen Jones,...

PAHS 2007 Golf Schedule

PAHS 2007 Golf Schedule


PAHS 2007 Track Schedule

PAHS 2007 Track Schedule


LADY MARLIN 2007 Softball Schedule

LADY MARLIN 2007 Softball Schedule


Shores

Lahoma Shores died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007, in a Corpus Christi hospital. She lived in Aransas Pass for a year and resided in Port Aransas for the preceding 15 years....


State tournament tickets on sale

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State tournament tickets on sale Tickets for the Class 1A Division 1 state girls’ basketball tournament will go on sale at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the PAISD administration...

Lady Marlins Going to State!

Breaking News

Lady Marlins Going to State! The Port Aransas High School Lady Marlins basketball team impounded the Thorndale High School Lady Dogs, 53-36, to win the 1A Division 1 Regional Championship...

Festival focus is whooping cranes

Festival focus is whooping cranes


The 17 whooping cranes killed in tornadic weather in Florida earlier this month will be discussed by the co-founder of Operation Migration that led the young whoopers to Florida in...

Council to weigh proposed amendments to city charter


City council members will discuss at a workshop on Monday, Feb. 26, which proposed city charter amendments should go on ballots for voters to decide – and whether they want...

Party set for retiring priest

Party set for retiring priest


A retirement party has been scheduled for Monsignor Rory Deane on Sunday, March 4. He has served as the parish priest of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Port Aransas for 14 years. All friends and former parishioners are invited to celebrate with him from 1 to 5 p.m., at the...

Tail-gating 50 years

Tail-gating 50 years


Carl and Jacquie Erwin invite all their friends to join them in celebrating 50 years together at a party and dance at the Pollock Center, 129 S. Alister St. Since they are Green Bay Packer fans, tailgate party food will be provided. A donation of non-perishable foods or checks made...

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All you have to do is ask

Wow it is cold. I thought this was South Texas. As a native Texan (grew up and lived around north, central and west Texas), this is an unusual winter. It is interesting that one of the most consistently cold winters occurs as a raging debate goes on about global warming...

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Put in your two cents on Hwy. 361 future

The Texas Department of Transportation is inviting the public to an open house to see proposals for expanding 17.5 miles of State Hwy. 361 to accommodate the tons more traffic that’s expected in the years ahead. The meeting will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, March 5,...

Erwins celebrate 50 years


Carl and Jacquie Erwin of Alma, Wis. will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with their winter friends here on Wednesday, Feb. 28. They were married in Babcock, Wis. Their years together will be honored at an open house and dance at the Pollock Center, 129 S. Alister St., beginning at...

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Old island family survey begins now

Long-time island families, residents or former residents are being sought for a survey by the Port Aransas Preservation and Historical Association (PAPHA), in conjunction with the Nueces County Historical Commission. The survey will involve Port Aransas families who arrived on the island by or before 1920. They will be asked...

JELM Center

JELM Center

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Sunset nuptials

Sunset nuptials


Sunset nuptials Mylinda Mumford married Cancy Drury at sunset Saturday, Feb. 17, at Sea Gull Condominium in Port Aransas. The couple is from Round Rock. She is a store manager of Pier 1 Kids, and he is a tech support at Dell. The bride is the daughter of Mike and...

Spaghetti served

Spaghetti served


Kiwanians Lou and Nancy Cinfici, from left, and Rosemarie and Randy Ricks were busy serving during an Italian fundraiser dinner held Thursday, Feb. 15. Proceeds from the event will be used for scholarships for Port Aransas High School graduates in May.

Items for garage sale needed by KPAB


Donation of items to sell and outdoor vendors are being sought by Keep Port Aransas Beautiful (KPAB) for the citywide garage sale. The sale will be Saturday, March 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Community Center and at individual sites all around Port Aransas. All tables inside...

Mural making

Mural making


Students at H.G. Olsen Elementary School have spent the last two weeks working on birding murals, four kids at a time. ‘Boss’ Arlene Hughes, right, and her sister, Barbara Behrens, not pictured, worked with the children and the school’s art and music teacher, Gay de Montel. Fourth graders in Clare...

Port Aransas School Menus

Port Aransas School Menus


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Twenty years in education

Twenty years in education My daughter enjoys reminding me that I graduated from college 20 years ago. I knew I wanted to go to college, but I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. My father was the one who suggested education. I have worked in...

Birds-eye view

Birds-eye view


Fourth and fifth grade students of H.G. Olsen Elementary School participated in the 10th annual Great Backyard Birding Count on Friday, Feb. 16, learning they had more species in their backyard than they knew. Linda Fuiman of the University of Texas Marine Science Institute and the Coastal Bend Audubon Society...

Barely breathing room

Barely breathing room


It was standing room only; actually barely room to scoot at the annual garage sale held by Project Graduation organizers Saturday, Feb. 17. Treasures of all kinds were picked through and picked up, making more money for the drug-free event on graduation night.

Boarding house buddies

Boarding house buddies


With the addition of a Greek exchange student this week, our apartment swelled to its full capacity. To re-cap, it is me and Nick in one room, Giorgia the Italian girl in the next, then Christina the Greek exchange student, Diana the Rumanian waitress, and Carlos the topographical pilot, who...

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