Water supply will not be interrupted

Corpus Christi halt does not apply to Port Aransas

 Water supply will not be interrupted Corpus Christi halt does not apply to Port Aransas The Port Aransas water supply...

Mardi Gras to raise funds for PAEF

Mardi Gras to raise funds for PAEF

Let the good times roll on Friday night!

Students of the Port Aransas ISD are letting their opinions be known as they speak out about the items bought...

Mardi Gras in October

Benefiting the Port Aransas Education Foundation

Event Information What: Shrimp boil, drawings, silent auctions, live music by Alias Hart and Jones When: Friday, Oct. 3 Time:...

Perusing some petals

Perusing some petals


Fall migration isn’t just about birds — butterflies get in on it, too. This butterfly was dining on bougainvillea blossoms...

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Right up front I have to say I’m not a bird nerd. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. But you have to be a...

Libertarians: Aid for Dems?


The Libertarian getting national attention is the party’s presidential candidate, Bob Barr, a former Republican congressman from Georgia. But even while Democrats complained about Barr’s...

View from the fishbowl


You could call it country boy logic, maybe horse sense or just plain ol’ common sense. Whatever, it was the only thing I was going...

Island Agenda


  DAILY • Port Aransas Community Park swimming pool, 700 Clark Parkway, offers swim lessons, water exercise and lap swimming. Open daily except Mondays for swimming, 1- 6 p.m., and...

PAHS cross country runs at home

PAHS cross country runs at home


The Port Aransas High School cross-country teams competed on their home turf this weekend as they ran in the largest Port Aransas meet in years. They lived up to the...

PAHS and BMS Cross Country 2008 Schedule

All meets are on Saturdays

AUGUST 30 8:30 a.m. Cole Park (HS) SEPTEMBER 6 8:30 a.m. West Guth Park (MS/HS) 13 Malaquite Beach* (Cancelled) 20 TBA UTSA (HS) 27 9 a.m. Port Aransas (MS/HS) OCTOBER...

Boosters to meet Oct. 13


Preparations for the Spirit Dinner will be finalized when the Marlin Athletic Booster Club meets on Monday, Oct. 13. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Port Aransas...

BMS scores big in cross country

BMS scores big in cross country


Brundrett Middle School students took first place in both the boys’ and girls’ divisions in a cross country event held in Port Aransas on Saturday, Sept. 27. Chase Chambers scored...

Port Aransas Youth Soccer League


Sept. 27 games Under-13 girls P.A. Tempest, 3; C.C. Santa Fe, 2. Under-10 boys P.A. Hammerheads, 2; G.P. Arsenal, 2. P.A. Sea Demons, 1; G.P. Dynamos, 4. Under-12 boys P.A....

Bite ’em, Sharks!

Bite ’em, Sharks!


The Port Aransas Youth Soccer League’s 2008 Sharks are, back row, from left: Coaches Troy Kreutziger and Veril Barr and team mom Marie Clark; middle row, from left: Conner Kreutziger,...

Wright

Wright

First Lieutenant Burl Merrick Wright, United States Marine Corps (retired), 76, of San Antonio died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. He was the father of Gina McKeever of Port Aransas. Wright...

Gillen

Raymond James Gillen, 84, of Port Aransas, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, in Corpus Christi. He was born Nov. 2, 1923, in Brooklyn, N.Y. to John and Elizabeth Grote Gillen....


Water supply will not be interrupted

Corpus Christi halt does not apply to Port Aransas

 Water supply will not be interrupted Corpus Christi halt does not apply to Port Aransas The Port Aransas water supply will not be interrupted on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 9. Mark...

Mardi Gras to raise funds for PAEF

Mardi Gras to raise funds for PAEF

Let the good times roll on Friday night!

Students of the Port Aransas ISD are letting their opinions be known as they speak out about the items bought by the Port Aransas Education Foundation. The education foundation will...

Mardi Gras in October

Benefiting the Port Aransas Education Foundation

Event Information What: Shrimp boil, drawings, silent auctions, live music by Alias Hart and Jones When: Friday, Oct. 3 Time: 7-10 p .m. Where: Civic Center 710 W. Ave. A...

Perusing some petals

Perusing some petals


Fall migration isn’t just about birds — butterflies get in on it, too. This butterfly was dining on bougainvillea blossoms in a yard on East Street. For more on fall...

‘Splendor in the Glaze’ exhibit will feature pottery and paintings Friday

‘Splendor in the Glaze’ exhibit will feature pottery and paintings Friday


The Art Center for the Islands will host its First Friday reception Friday, Oct. 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. at 323 N. Alister. The October exhibit will feature “Splendor in the Glaze,” a group pottery show, and paintings by Susan Adams. Socialize and enjoy live music and refreshments while...

Music Fest to benefit scholarships


The people will have their say at the eighth annual South Texas Music Fest – Chili, Bean and Barbecue Cook-off on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3 and 4. The event, to benefit the Jody Mc- Cormick Scholarship Fund, will feature People’s Choice awards for the first time in addition to...

Pepper tree seminar is KPAB topic


Keep Port Aransas Beautiful will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 6 p.m. in the JoAnn Kroll meeting room in the Ellis Memorial Library, 710 W. Ave. A. The board and all interested members and guests are invited to participate. Among the topics for discussion are the upcoming Brazilian pepper...

PACT seeks good singers


The Port Aransas Community Theatre is gearing up for its January production of “Fourth of July.” Auditions will be held at the theatre, 2327 State Hwy. 361, on Oct. 6, 7, and 8, at 7 p.m. Those auditioning should come prepared to read and sing. The original musical features patriotic...

PASTOR’S PEN

PASTOR’S PEN

What is 'our delight?'

Psalms 1:-6 “…his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he mediates day and night…” The Psalms are rich and beautiful, rewarding to us because they are diverse, personal expressions of men in their walk before God. I’ve found their directness, dignity, and simplicity to...

FOR THE BIRDS

FOR THE BIRDS

Fall birds keep flying in

The coming of fall, and the birds just kept on coming. The concept of arrivals, of things coming – is stuck in my mind. The autumnal equinox came on Sept. 22, the start of fall birding trips came on Sept. 27. New birds came every day, and new experiences came...

Bike to the beach

Bike to the beach


Port Aransas streets were filled with cyclists participating in the Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce’s annual Conquer the Coast bicycle ride on Saturday, September 27. The 65-mile ride included a scenic ride over the Harbor Bridge, then through Portland, Ingleside, Aransas Pass and across the ferries to Port Aransas.

Beach run is October 4


Get some fresh air and sunshine while helping out the community Saturday, Oct. 4, at the 16th annual Port Aransas Sand and Surf Beach Run, benefiting the Joint Effort Leisure Ministry (JELM). It is sponsored by the Community Presbyterian Church. This year’s run, starting at 8 a.m., includes a 5K...

Riding high

Riding high


Tim Smallwood of Port Aransas slashes across the top of a wave near Horace Caldwell Pier on Friday, Sept. 26. Long, glassy waves up to four feet high that day attracted a few dozen surfers to the pier — a hotspot for surfing in Port Aransas.

New amphitheater at park to be christened with music


The last in the Sunset Sounds concert series will be the first event to christen the new Patsy Jones Amphitheater in Roberts Point Park on Friday, Oct. 10. The concert, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Fred Rhodes Memorial Pavilion in Roberts Point Park, will feature Shirley Fischer and...

Students pose as patients

Students pose as patients


Halloween came early this year for five students of the Port Aransas High School theatre class. The students were invited to pose as patients at an emergency room on Sunday, Sept. 28, for a course that trained interns to become trauma doctors. They were painted as trauma victims at Christus...

State offers tuition help


Texans can lay the foundation for their children’s education with the Texas Tuition Promise Fund — a new prepaid college tuition program that lets families start paying for college tuition now, based on prices determined by today’s tuition rates. The program was announced by state Comptroller Susan Combs. With the...

Sand boat

Sand boat


Lance Lee sits in the prow of a ‘boat’ that he and his friend, Elijah Cordero, dug out of the sand on the beach recently in Port Aransas. The boys accompanied Lance’s mother, Mary Vincent, to enjoy a sunny day on the beach just a few hours away from their...

Theater group seeks Godspell Jr. photos


The Port Aransas Community Theatre is looking for photos taken during the production of Godspell, Jr, in July. Anyone who has photos of the play, cast or rehearsals is asked to contact the theater at 749-6036, or Betty Crawford at 749-6674, (361) 658-1183 or gbcrawford2000@yahoo.com. Photos are needed for a...

PAISD School Menus

October 6 - 10

Breakfast Monday Assorted cereal, graham crackers, juice & milk Tuesday Cinnamon toast, applesauce, juice & milk Wednesday Scrambled eggs, toast, juice & milk Thursday Waffles, sausage, juice & milk Friday Assorted cereal, graham crackers, juice & milk Lunch Monday Pizza, seasoned corn, fruit, milk Tuesday Salisbury steak, rice & gravy,...

PAISD meetings are Oct. 7

CREATING A SUPERINTENDENT PROFILE

School employees and community members soon will have an opportunity to chime in on what kind of superintendent they would like to see hired to oversee the Port Aransas Independent School District. Three meetings – two for school employees and one for community members – will be held on Tuesday,...

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