Channel watchers bid farewell to Tall Ship

Channel watchers bid farewell to Tall Ship


Two miles away from the dock, a cluster of youngsters in brightlycolored T-shirts was wrestling with more than 700 square...

Amendments deal with franchises, changes to charter


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

Port Aransas leads county in early voting

Final balloting will be Saturday

While early voting throughout Nueces County was comparatively slow, Port Aransas paced other voting locations with between eight and nine...

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Legislators seem to flex muscles


Cracking whips doesn’t seem to work as much these days, as rank and file legislators show more independence than they have in years. There was...

Musings while perambulating


I met a man the other day, a former Texan who now lives in Florida, and he was talking about visiting someone in a Houston...

Is election interest at an all-time low?


We’re in the homestretch – Election Day is Saturday. There is only one contested race presented to Port Aransas voters, and that’s a first in...

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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...

Tennis team delivers with little preparation

Tennis team delivers with little preparation


Brundrett Middle School’s tennis team had only one match to prepare for the district tournament in Alice on Monday, May 7. The team came back with one first place, in...

Athletes to be honored at banquet on Tuesday


A banquet to honor Port Aransas High School athletes will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 15, at the Civic Center. The Spring Athletic Banquet is open to the...

Whoops!


Drake Sawyer, who will advance to the state track and field meet in pole vault, was incorrectly referred to in a story about his achievement in the South Jetty last...

Soccer players

Sign up early and save on season fee

Soccer players can save money by signing up at the Port Aransas Youth Soccer League early registration. Two registrations will be held: Saturday, May 12, from 9:20 to 11 a.m....

Slagh

Dean Allen Slagh of Port Aransas died Tuesday, May 1, 2007. He was 57. Slagh, a contractor, was owner of Port A Homes. Born Oct. 4, 1949, in San Antonio...


Channel watchers bid farewell to Tall Ship

Channel watchers bid farewell to Tall Ship


Two miles away from the dock, a cluster of youngsters in brightlycolored T-shirts was wrestling with more than 700 square feet of cloth in a 30-mile-an-hour wind. Minutes before, the...

Amendments deal with franchises, changes to charter


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

Port Aransas leads county in early voting

Final balloting will be Saturday

While early voting throughout Nueces County was comparatively slow, Port Aransas paced other voting locations with between eight and nine percent voter turnout at the end of voting Tuesday, May...

Southern gospel singing comes to Sunset Sounds on Friday

Southern gospel singing comes to Sunset Sounds on Friday


Pack a picnic and head for Robert’s Point Park tomorrow evening, Friday, May 11. The occasion is the May Sunset Sounds concert featuring Rockport’s Gospel Force. The free concert will be at the Patsy Jones Amphitheater at Roberts Point Park overlooking the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. Gospel Force is a...

ArtFest offers arts and crafts on display for Mother’s Day

ArtFest offers arts and crafts on display for Mother’s Day


Spend Mother’s Day weekend browsing original arts and crafts of all kinds under the cottonwood trees in the courtyard of the historic Tarpon Inn, 200 E. Cotter Ave., at the second annual ArtFest. It will be held Saturday and Sunday, May 12 and 13, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m....

Songwriters Showcase to provide original music Monday evening

Songwriters Showcase to provide original music Monday evening


The 24th annual Songwriters Showcase will be held in the courtyard of the historic Tarpon Inn, 200 E. Cotter Ave. The musical show will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, May 14. Residents and visitors are invited to bring a lawn chair, blanket and cooler and listen to some original...

Garden Club schedules tour for members Tuesday


A tour of four home gardens in Port Aransas has been scheduled for members of the Garden Club for Tuesday, May 15. Members are asked to meet at 10 a.m., at the Family Center IGA. 418 S. Alister St., to carpool to the locations. Maps will be distributed to the...

WIC unit is scheduled to visit here Monday


Representatives from the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutritional program will be in Port Aransas on Monday, May 14. Situated at the Family Center IGA, 416 S. Alister St., they will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. For questions or an appointment, call...

PASTOR’S PEN

PASTOR’S PEN

Mothers are important

He lay there in her arms, cooing. God had put complete trust in her. There were millions who could have been chosen, but she was the one. The God of the universe chose a woman to introduce the King of Kings to the world. Mothers are a vital part of...

Home campaign to get TV boost

Home campaign to get TV boost


The Port Aransas Preservation and Historical Association’s (PAPHA) campaign to save a historic house may get a statewide boost from a syndicated television program – but that boost could come after the deadline for moving the house. The program, Texas Country Reporter, was in Port Aransas on Monday, May 7,...

Honors

Honors


Linda Fuiman, center, holds The University of Texas at Austin 2007 College of Natural Sciences Outreach Award. Fuiman, an administrative associate in the UT Marine Science Institute’s marine education division here, won the award for her work in expanding marine education and making knowledge available to a wider variety of...

PACT sets auditions for summer events


If you enjoy performing at the Songwriter’s Showcase, are part of the Storyteller’s Club or are just funny when you stand up and open your mouth, the Port Aransas Community Theatre (PACT) wants you. Auditions are scheduled for 7 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, May 22 and 23, at the theater,...

Korth, Juricek exchange vows in Las Vegas


Ashley Korth of Port Aransas and Ross Juricek of Plano will exchange wedding vows in Las Vegas at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time tomorrow, Friday, May 11. The ceremony can be seen live or archived at www.cupidswedding. com. The bride is the daughter of Cynthia Korth and Fred Waring of Port...

Park accepted in People to People educational plan


Megan Park, a sophomore at Port Aransas High School, has been accepted into the educational People to People Student Ambassador Program. As a member of the local delegation, Park will explore Italy, Spain and France for 20 days this summer. By participating in the Mediterranean Discovery itinerary, Park can earn...

Book fair May 10, 11


Two days remain to participate in the Trinity-by-the-Sea Day School book fair and increase the number of books for students and classrooms. Today and tomorrow, Thursday and Friday, May 10 and 11, the fair continues during lunch hour, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and after school, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Books will...

Help!

Volunteers, supplies needed for program

Supplies and warm bodies are needed for the Port Aransas Youth Council (PAYC) camp this summer. Rachael King, assistant director of the Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department, is asking for volunteers to help with the different PAYC activities that are held through the program during June and July. If...

CALLING ALL PRE-KINDERGARTENERS

Pre-register May 16

Pre-registration for the Port Aransas Independent School District pre-kindergarten program for the 2007-08 year will be held Wednesday, May 16. Register from 9 to 11 a.m., and from 1 to 2:30 p.m., at the H.G. Olsen Elementary School office, 100 S. Station St. Children who will be 4 years old...

Lucky tickets

Project Graduation names raffle winners

The winners of the Project Graduation raffle have been announced. Two people won fishing trips out of Fisherman’s Wharf. Ester Adrian of Corpus Christi won the trip aboard the Scat Cat, and Diane LaRue of Port Aransas won the trip aboard the Wharf Cat. Clark Miles of Port Aransas won...

Port Aransas School Menus


        Breakfast Breakfast                   Monday   Assorted Cereal, Graham Crackers, Juice, Milk                   Tuesday   Pigs in a Blanket, Fruit, Juice, Milk               Wednesday   Biscuits & Gravy, Sausage Patty, Juice, Milk                 Thursday   Manager’s   Choice,   Juice, Milk                     Friday   Assorted Cereal, Graham Crackers, Juice, Milk                 Lunch                   Monday   Chicken Tacos. Spanish Rice, Refried Beans, Peaches, Milk                   Tuesday   Baked Turkey,...

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