Baby, it’s cold outside . . .

Baby, it’s cold outside . . .


Prospects for highway expansion not so bleak

City's proposed impact fee is tied to project

Prospects for a project that would virtually rebuild State Hwy. 361 between Avenue G and Beach Access Road 1 have...

Birthday girl asks for gifts to benefit holiday toy drive

Birthday girl asks for gifts to benefit holiday toy drive


Guests won’t bring gifts for Gabriella Hanmore when she has her eighth birthday party tomorrow, Nov. 30, at Port A...

VFW is collecting food


The annual Care and Share drive has begun and will continue through Sunday, Dec. 16. Conducted by the VFW Post...

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Editorial

The population of Port Aransas nearly doubled from 1980 to 2000, and projections by the Texas Water Development Board show that by 2010 the population...

Demos to fight for U.S. Senate

State Rep. Rick Noriega ‘s campaign for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate in 2008 got a boost a few weeks ago, when multimillionaire...

Some changes for the better

People I’ve worked with over the past dozen or so years have probably heard me quote the late Rear Adm. Grace Hopper. “The most dangerous...

Island Agenda


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...

Steamrolled!

Steamrolled!

Lady Marlins roll over Incarnate Word

You can be pretty sure it was a team effort when all 10 players on the team score. That’s how things shook out for the Lady Marlins when they steamrolled...

Lady Marlins beat Panthers by big margin

Lady Marlins beat Panthers by big margin


The 67-39 victory over the Aransas Pass Lady Panthers on Nov. 19 represented the Port Aransas High School Lady Marlins’ “most complete performance of the season,” said Randy Henderson, coach...

Lady Marlins JV cages Panthers


The Port Aransas High School Lady Marlins JV beat Aransas Pass 34-24 in a game played at PAHS on Monday, Nov. 19. The Lady Marlins pulled ahead early. The game...

SPEED, DEFENSE USED TO ADVANTAGE

Varsity Marlins badger Badgers 78-72 at home

The Port Aransas High School Marlins beat the Karnes City Badgers with tough defense and an up-tempo pace. PAHS took the game by a score of 78-72 on Tuesday, Nov....

Let the games begin

Let the games begin

Marlin JV opens season with 36-48 loss to Wildcats, 53-52 win over Faith Academy

The beginning of the Port Aransas High School Marlins JV’s season has included two squeakers – one that left the Marlins in defeat, and one that ended in a last-second...

Marlins whip Wildcats

Marlins whip Wildcats


The Yorktown High School Wildcats started off the game hot. But the Port Aransas High School varsity Marlins soon cooled those cats down. After seeing the Wildcats build a 20-12...

Brundrett Middle School girls work hard in tough competition

Brundrett Middle School girls work hard in tough competition


The seventh- and eighth-grade Lady Marlins teams lost to the Falls City Badgers, but the Port Aransas girls got an A for effort, their coach said. The seventh-grade Lady Marlins...

Eighth grade boys lose one to Falls City

Eighth grade boys lose one to Falls City


BY DAN PARKER SOUTH JETTY REPORTER Falls City’s press made things a mess for the Port Aransas Marlins’ eighth grade team on Monday, Nov. 26. The Badgers defeated the Marlins,...

Marlin boys flex defense, score a win over Beavers

Marlin boys flex defense, score a win over Beavers


A strong defense went a long way toward helping the Port Aransas seventh grade Marlins team beat Falls City, 27-16, on Monday, Nov. 26. “Defensively, we have made big improvements,”...

Brockman

Mary Margaret Brockman, 65, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, in Corpus Christi. She was the sister of Johnny Studeman of Port Aransas. She was born on Nov. 5, 1942, to...


Baby, it’s cold outside . . .

Baby, it’s cold outside . . .


Prospects for highway expansion not so bleak

City's proposed impact fee is tied to project

Prospects for a project that would virtually rebuild State Hwy. 361 between Avenue G and Beach Access Road 1 have improved, according to correspondence between the city and the Texas...

Birthday girl asks for gifts to benefit holiday toy drive

Birthday girl asks for gifts to benefit holiday toy drive


Guests won’t bring gifts for Gabriella Hanmore when she has her eighth birthday party tomorrow, Nov. 30, at Port A Pizzeria. And that’s the way Gabriella wants it. The H.G....

VFW is collecting food


The annual Care and Share drive has begun and will continue through Sunday, Dec. 16. Conducted by the VFW Post 8976, the drive consists of volunteers collecting food so that...

Gathering of clergy

Gathering of clergy


Christmas bazaar offers food, crafts, used items, silent auction


The Community Presbyterian Church Christmas Bazaar will consist mostly of gourmet food items, some craft items, a Second-Hand Rose table and a silent auction. It will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Dec. 8. Frozen food entrees for sale will include lemon chicken, lasagna and King Ranch chicken....

Church cancels bazaar


Trinity-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church will not hold its annual Christmas bazaar this year. In lieu of the bazaar, a rummage sale was held earlier this month. The Episcopal church uses money raised from these benefits to fund outreach programs in the area, such as Olsen Elementary School, the Women’s Shelter, Timmon’s...

PASTOR’S PEN

PASTOR’S PEN

Did you give thanks?

Are you still eating leftovers from Thanksgiving? Maybe a better question is, “Are you still stuffed from the dressing?” Thanksgiving has turned into a ritual for many of us – go see family, eat too much food, take a nap, watch football, and then get up too early to shop...

JELM Center December Calendar

JELM Center December Calendar


Leave your mark on Port Aransas

Leave your mark on Port Aransas

PAPHA still selling brick pavers

Memorialize a loved one or give recognition to a business, organization or family member with a long-lasting gift, by purchasing a brick paver. The Port Aransas Preservation and Historical Association (PAPHA) is selling the brick pavers to raise funds for the new historical museum. The museum will be created out...

Cold wave

Cold wave


Diving catch

Diving catch


City, JELM sponsor hands-on workshops


The City of Port Aransas Parks Department and the Joint Effort Leisure Ministry (JELM) have joined together to present a series of workshops. The “Hands On” workshops will be held each Monday and Wednesday through the end of the JELM season in March. The workshops will include making crafts and...

Red Hatters set stocking stuffer making meeting


The Island Trash chapter of the Red Hat Society will meet Thursday, Dec. 6, to make stocking stuffers for Christmas. The meeting will take place at 10 a.m. at Fire It! Ceramics, 513 Alister St. Red Hatters may go over and pick out greenware in advance. Clubbers will have lunch...

School Menus

School Menus

Dec. 3 - Dec. 7

Breakfast Monday Assorted Cereal, Graham Crackers, Juice, Milk Tuesday Cinnamon & Raisin Biscuits, Juice, Milk Wednesday Egg & Potato Flour Tortilla, Juice, Milk Thursday NutriGrain Bar, Sausage Link, Juice, Milk Friday Assorted Cereal, Graham Crackers, Juice, Milk Lunch Monday Cheeseburgers, Sandwich Salad Cup, Tator Tots, Fresh Fruit, Milk Tuesday Pizza,...

Reflection and refraction

Reflection and refraction


Substitute training set


Those who want to substitute teach in the Port Aransas Independent School District (PAISD) are required to take special training. That training will be offered Wednesday, Dec. 5, at PAISD administration building, 100 Station St., from 9 to 11 a.m. Training will cover such topics as the substitute teacher’s role...

EDUCATION NOTES

EDUCATION NOTES

Students need community support

“Support the Students”. That is a slogan and a calling for all educators across the nation. Showing our youth that support and giving is a skill is too often left out when people think of school. We as a community help mold these children into our society to help meet...

First buck

First buck


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