Welcome to Port Aransas, y’all

Welcome to Port Aransas, y’all


A bottlenose dolphin such as this one photographed on Sept. 25 may be the first to greet visitors arriving in...

Sailors to cruise in here Friday


If you spend a little time on the jetties tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 2, you’ll see racing, cruising, spinnaker and non-spinnaker...

Chili, barbecue, beans: Cooks go head-to-head


The aroma of chili, barbecue and beans will fill the air Saturday, Oct. 3, as cooks compete for prizes in...

PAEF party is Friday

PAEF party is Friday

Mardi Gras in October

Mardi Gras in October is not a party to miss. Get your dancing shoes and best partywear on and don’t...

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Farabee leaving; blow for Demos


It’s been a long run for the quiet man from Wichita Falls. David Farabee, the lanky, low-key state representative first elected in 1998, recently announced...

Internet addiction, responsibility


Hello, my name is Mary, and I’m an Internet addict. It’s true. Well, part of it is true. My name is Mary. I’m not, however,...

Take steps to protect family from swine flu


As the calendar draws closer to what we traditionally know as “flu season,” it is important that we all take the necessary steps to protect...

Island Agenda


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

Marlins finish first; head for Round Rock

Marlins finish first; head for Round Rock


The Marlin men led the way in the Port Aransas Invitational Cross-Country Meet held on the beach Saturday, Sept. 26. Competing against primarily Class 2A and 3A schools, the Port...

BMS runners face full field


The field was full of runners at the Port Aransas Invitational Cross-Country Meet on Saturday, Sept. 26, but then, who would say “no” to a run on the beach? Sixteen...

Brundrett Middle School Port Aransas HIgh School

Cross-Country Schedule

OCTOBER 3 Round Rock HS (Old Settlers Park) 10 Calallen HS/MS (High School) 17 Carroll HS/MS (West Guth Park) TBA District TBA HS/MS NOVEMBER 7 Regional HS (Brooks City Base)...

Sand and Surf set for Saturday


On your mark, get set, go to the 17th annual Sand and Surf Beach Run and Walk on Saturday, Oct. 3. The Community Presbyterian Church is sponsoring the run, which...

Ball battle

Ball battle


Chase Denton of the Port Aransas Youth Soccer League’s Marlins team battles for the ball with an opponent in a Sept. 19 game against the Red Passers in Victoria.

Tennis round robin tourney is ‘just for fun’


If you’re up for some tennis Saturday morning, Oct. 3, you’ll find a match at the monthly round robin tennis tournament. The informal “just for fun” tournament will kick off...

Comin’ through!

Comin’ through!


A wave of cyclists exit a ferry during a benefit bicycle ride called Conquer the Coast on Saturday, Sept. 26. The ride started in Corpus Christi and looped through several...

Sign up by Friday for golf tournament


The second annual Kiwanis Club Scholarship Golf Tournament has been improved and postponed. Sponsors and teams are invited to participate in the tournament at Newport Dunes Golf Club on Sunday,...

Dye

Dye

Waldine Varilee Kensing Tuten Dye, 88, died Sept. 25, 2009. She was a former resident who returned to Port Aransas in January to spend her last days. She was born...


Welcome to Port Aransas, y’all

Welcome to Port Aransas, y’all


A bottlenose dolphin such as this one photographed on Sept. 25 may be the first to greet visitors arriving in Port Aransas via the ferry. The dolphins ride the swell...

Sailors to cruise in here Friday


If you spend a little time on the jetties tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 2, you’ll see racing, cruising, spinnaker and non-spinnaker sailing yachts cruising down the ship channel. The 23rd annual...

Chili, barbecue, beans: Cooks go head-to-head


The aroma of chili, barbecue and beans will fill the air Saturday, Oct. 3, as cooks compete for prizes in the cook-off portion of the ninth annual South Texas Music...

PAEF party is Friday

PAEF party is Friday

Mardi Gras in October

Mardi Gras in October is not a party to miss. Get your dancing shoes and best partywear on and don’t forget your wallet. It all benefits the Port Aransas schools....

‘Fireworks and Bling’ at the art center

‘Fireworks and Bling’ at the art center


“Fireworks and Bling” is the theme for the Art Center for the Islands’ First Friday art reception tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 2. The reception, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the art center, 323 N. Alister St., will feature a group show by member artists in pottery, glass, stained glass and...

‘Broken Up’ to play Friday, Saturday

‘Broken Up’ to play Friday, Saturday


Get a dose of comedy this weekend at “Broken Up,” Port Aransas Community Theatre’s current production. The play, written by Nick Hall, is a comedic look at divorce, in three acts. Jay Olah and Jim Hagans will direct. Jessica Maurine Etheridge and Melissa Estrada will alternate playing Meg Owens who...

Gardeners to party at PACT


Port Aransas Garden Club members will gather at the Port Aransas Community Theater at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, for wine and goodies prior to the play. Just before 7:30 p.m. the group will proceed to watch the current PACT production, “Broken Up,” a comedy about divorce. Members who...

PASTOR’S PEN

PASTOR’S PEN

March to God’s drum

Leviticus 18:1-5 – “And the Lord said to Moses, “Say to the people of Israel, I am the Lord your God.You shall not do as they do in the land of Egypt… you shall not walk in their statutes. You shall do my ordinances and keep my statutes and walk...

Build a castle, build a team

Build a castle, build a team


These folks from Woodlands Baptist Church visited Port Aransas for a weekend retreat on the beach. This sandcastle building exercise was a four-hour team-building lesson near Sandcastle Drive on the beach on Saturday, Sept. 26.

Patterson, Hill wed

Patterson, Hill wed


Dusty Alica Jo Patterson and Kenneth Howard Hill were married on the shore of Cedar Creek Lake on Saturday, Sept. 19, in a ceremony performed by Gary Richardson. Both the bride and groom are residents of Port Aransas. The bride is the daughter of Octavia Grunwald of Port Aransas and...

Cody Angel and Friends to play last Sunset Sounds


Enjoy the fall weather and some homegrown music at the last Sunset Sounds concert of the season. On Friday, Oct. 9, in the Patsy Jones Amphitheater in Roberts Point Park, Cody Angel and Friends will play a mix of blues and classic rock. The band is comprised of Port Aransas...

Meet local artists on self-guided art walk


Port Aransas is a mecca for coastal artists, and the P.A. Art About brings an opportunity to get to know some of them as well as their art. The Art Center for the Islands and the Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce – Tourist Bureau will present the third annual fall...

Nine days left to nominate citizens

Chamber banquet is Nov. 12

Only nine days remain in the nomination period for the Citizen of the Year. Nominations will be accepted through 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9. The award is sponsored by the Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce-Tourist Bureau. The recipient will be honored at the annual chamber banquet on Thursday, Nov. 12....

Cleaning up

Cleaning up


Scores of volunteers from Port Aransas and the rest of the state took part in the 24th annual Adopt-A-Beach Clean-up on Mustang and San Jose islands as part of a Texas-wide effort on Saturday, Sept 26. Clockwise from above: A group from Alice cleans up; Port Aransans Ben Milligan (front),...

Port Aransas High School to host Robotics Day Oct. 13


Get a sneak preview of a robot in action on Tuesday, Oct. 13, when the Port Aransas High School Island Robotics Team hosts Robotics Day in Port A. The event is a warm-up to the real competition in Kingsville on Saturday, Oct. 24. The program is designed to get youths...

Frightful fun

Frightful fun


The Port Aransas High School theater arts class rehearses for the Halloween Musical Show to be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30 and 31. The show, to begin at 7 p.m. in the PAHS cafetorium, will include classic songs like Thriller, Rock your Body and Monster Mash. The show was...

Students will be released early this Friday


The school day will end for Port Aransas students at 1 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 2. Teachers, however, will find themselves in class. They’ll use the afternoon for professional development, grade level planning and other endeavors. Five early release dates are built into the 2009-10 school calendar. Students are released...

Bike ride of shame

Bike ride of shame


In my defense, I did not expect to be riding my bike to school that day. In my mind, that somehow justifies me acting like a typical mom, mortifying my child. I had gone round and round with the boy. He wanted to ride his bike to school like his...

PORT ARANSAS ISD SCHOOL MENUS

OCTOBER 5 - 9

MILK SERVED WITH ALL MEALS Breakfast Monday Assorted cereal, graham crackers, juice Tuesday Pancake, sausage link, juice Wednesday Scrambled eggs, toast, juice Thursday Waffles, sausage, juice Friday Assorted cereal, graham crackers, juice LUNCH Monday Cheeseburger, sandwich salad cup, fruit Tuesday Ground beef and maca roni, green beans, fruit Wednesday Chicken...

Open House

Open House


Mitchell Byrd, from left, Tim Sutter and April Sutter visit with Port Aransas High School teacher Leif Johnson at Open House on Monday, Sept. 28.

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