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Early voting a snoozer so far

What few voters who did cast ballots in the opening days of early voting “have done their homework,” according to...

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Going. . .


A surfer falls off her board while riding a wave near Horace Caldwell Pier on Wednesday, April 18. A sizeable...

Elections, library board are focus of proposed charter amendments

PART III

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of four articles explaining the propositions that will be on the...

Vaulting to state

Vaulting to state


Port Aransas High School track team member Drake Sawyer pole vaulted his way to the state track and field meet...

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Teaching Bible in public schools

It may not happen, but state Rep.Warren Chisum, R-Pampa, has proposed requiring that the Bible be taught in public schools. Again, it may not happen...

Relay for Life a labor of love

Bleary-eyed women were staggering around town Monday morning, and it wasn’t because they stayed too long at the bar. These women had just written another...

Making a name in the big leagues

It was one of those streams of thought. Major League Baseball recently recognized the 60th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s breaking the color barrier in the...

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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. + Closed for...

Williams signs with Angelo State

Williams signs with Angelo State


Whitney Williams is heading north. Williams, a senior at Port Aransas High School, has been awarded a scholarship to become a member of the women’s basketball team at Angelo State...

Softball signup set by adult league


Summer softball season is just around the corner, and it’s time for teams to sign up. The Port Aransas Softball League will start coed play on Tuesday, May 22, and...

Brundrett Middle School Tennis Schedule

Brundrett Middle School Tennis Schedule


Eyes on the ball

Eyes on the ball


Brundrett Middle School student Kelsey Abel keeps her eyes trained on the ball during a tournament on Monday, April 30, with St. James Episcopal School of Corpus Christi.

Regional is last stop for PAHS golf pair


Port Aransas High School’s entries at the Class A regional golf tournament, Ryan Phillips and Mary Teller, closed their season on the tree-lined Brenham Country Club course on Monday and...

Big swing

Big swing


Blaze Whites, a Brundrett Middle School tennis player, swings hard at the ball during a tournament with St. James Episcopal School of Corpus Christi.

Round robin tennis tourney set for May 5

  Head for the school courts on Station Street on Saturday morning, May 5, for a round robin mixed doubles tennis tournament. Entry fee is a can of new tennis...

Sawyer pole vaults way to state; finals May 11-12

Sawyer pole vaults way to state; finals May 11-12


Duke Sawyer will be Port Aransas High School’s lone competitor at the state track meet May 11 and 12 in Austin. It will be the first time a PAHS athlete...

PAHS netters stop at regional

PAHS netters stop at regional


Port Aransas High School’s regional qualifiers all won their first rounds at the regional tournament at College Station Friday, April 26, then lost in the second round. “We got some...

Spring banquet set May 15


The public is invited to attend the Spring Athletic Banquet and see first hand which athletes will be given tribute. Tickets are on sale now. The banquet to honor Port...

Rowe

Dorcas Maston Rowe, 86, of La Feria died Wednesday, April 4. She was a former resident of Port Aransas and was the manager for Michie’s Mini Storage for 10 years....

Burton

Burton

R i c h a r d Magruder Burton, 85, died at h i s We s t l a k e Hills home on Thursday, April 26, 2007. He...


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Early voting a snoozer so far

What few voters who did cast ballots in the opening days of early voting “have done their homework,” according to election official Bee Johnson. The first day of early voting,...

Going. . .

Going. . .


A surfer falls off her board while riding a wave near Horace Caldwell Pier on Wednesday, April 18. A sizeable swell and light offshore winds conspired to deliver nice waves...

Elections, library board are focus of proposed charter amendments

PART III

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of four articles explaining the propositions that will be on the Port Aransas city charter amendment election on May 12. While...

Vaulting to state

Vaulting to state


Port Aransas High School track team member Drake Sawyer pole vaulted his way to the state track and field meet on the merits of his performance at the regional meet....

A.R.C Gloria ship to return today

A.R.C Gloria ship to return today


Miniature American flags will be distributed to those who line the waterfront at Roberts Point Park today, Thursday, May 3, to welcome the Tall Ship, A.R.C. Gloria. The Colombian Tall Ship is scheduled to sail in through the jetties en route to Corpus Christi at about 9 a.m. today. The...

Music theme focus of First Friday

Music theme focus of First Friday

PUBLIC INVITED

“The Color of Music” will be depicted in art work at the next First Friday reception. The reception will be held tomorrow, Friday, May 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Art Center for the Islands, 323 N. Alister St. Artists Tiddle Caylor, Monique Dix, Marthe Minford-Meas, Doris Rump...

Rabies clinic set

GET SHOTS THIS WEEK

Pets may be vaccinated against rabies during the city’s annual rabies clinic scheduled today, Thursday, May 3, and Saturday, May 5. Clinic hours today are 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Hours Saturday will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The clinics are held in cooperation with,...

PASTOR’S PEN

PASTOR’S PEN

Are you 'desperate'?

Are you a “Desperate” fan? No, I’m not asking if you are desperate, though that might be the case. I’m talking about the television show, “Desperate Housewives”. I have to admit that I do not watch the show, but from what others have told me, all I need to know...

Selling history

Selling history


Port Aransas Preservation and Historical Association (PAPHA) president and founder John Fucik, right, and board member Betty Bundy, center, did duty at the Family Center IGA Saturday, April 28, trying to raise money for the organization. Customer Elbert Gillespie, left, is a longtime resident with roots going back generations. He...

ENJOY DINING OUT

ENJOY DINING OUT

Tasty triple play

Remember Jackie Gleason? As an impressionable impster child, the “Honeymooners” TV show was my first glance into what I believed was life in New York City. Let’s recall: A room with a table, a real ice box, one giant sink and everything they owned was crammed in one drawer of...

Differences emerge between Place 5 trustee candidates

Differences emerge between Place 5 trustee candidates


Editor’s note: Rita Reed and Chuck Borders, candidates for Place 5 on the Port Aransas Independent School District Board of Trustees, spoke at Candidates’ Night, a voter education forum for candidates in contested races, on Thursday, April 26 at Port Aransas City Hall. The forum was sponsored by the South...

Gospel Force due at next Sunset Sounds


Rockport’s Gospel Force will perform at the May Sunset Sounds concert. The free concert will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 11, at the Patsy Jones Amphitheater at Roberts Point Park overlooking the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. Gospel Force is a Southern Gospel Quartet that has been singing together since...

One potato, two potato …

One potato, two potato …


Teachers line up to chow down on baked potatoes with all the fixings on Monday, April 30, at the Port Aransas Independent School District’s central office. Members of the PAISD Board of Trustees were serving spuds in appreciation to teachers for their hard work during the most recent round of...

Open for business

Open for business


Zama’s Dangerous Kitchen at 229 Beach St. serves coffee, breakfast and lunch Tuesday through Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and breakfast on Sundays until noon. Menu items include huevos con enchiladas, huevos rancheros, huevos gringos, a large selection of breakfast tacos, baked goods, many kinds of burritos, salads...

Spring Break of a different kind

Spring Break of a different kind


At half past midnight, I went out into the back yard and turned down the volume on the stereo. They had played “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover” three times in a row. “Let’s turn this down now,” I said. “It’s almost one o’clock in the morning.” They did not...

Port Aransas kids cast in musical in Aransas Pass Monday, Tuesday

Port Aransas kids cast in musical in Aransas Pass Monday, Tuesday


The musical, “Seussical Jr.” will feature nine Port Aransas students. The production will be held Sunday and Monday, May 5 and 6, at the Rialto Theater, 327 Commercial St. in Aransas Pass. The actors are Jenna and Cas Ward, Taylor Griffin, Aaron Kenigsberg, Grace Flood and Ty, Elliot, Jason and...

CHEERLEADERS OFFER PARENTS NIGHTS OUT

CHEERLEADERS OFFER PARENTS NIGHTS OUT

Kids have fun, parents have dates

Two more “date nights” are scheduled for parents who take advantage of a babysitting service offered by Port Aransas High School’s cheerleading. The two Parents Nights Out will be tomorrow, Friday, May 4, and Friday, May 18. Parents may bring their children, ages 2 and up, to the high school,...

Speaking of the seashore

Speaking of the seashore


Dressed in a ranger uniform, teacher Andrea Skloss speaks to fifth graders at H.G. Olsen Elementary School recently about wildlife at Padre Island National Seashore. Skloss, who teaches science at Brundrett Middle School, spent eight weeks last summer at Padre Island National Seashore. She worked alongside seashore employees as part...

Now we’re surfin’!

Now we’re surfin’!


When Hutto High School declared a holiday Monday, April 30, these juniors headed for Port Aransas. They found this two-man kayak was not designed for three, so there’s one man, Brad Dungan, overboard. Left to surf the waves are Blake Cantwell, in back, and Tyler Heddlesten in the lead.

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