Power of purple

Power of purple

Relay For Life is on tap Friday at waterfront park

Witness the “power of the purple” at the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life event on Friday, April 30. Ceremonies,...

Bradshaw gets nod as next city manager; due to report in June
Nibbling some nectar

Adams, Chambers air views at forum tonight


Tonight, Thursday, April 29, is the night to be at City Hall to hear the views of the candidates for...

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New city manager choice seems a good fit

Port Aransas has a new city manager, and from this vantage point, it looks to be a good fit. Robert Bradshaw’s background and experience appear...

Redistricting likely will go to special board

Okay, Texans. The legislators you select this November will be charged with redrawing their own legislative districts in 2011, to reflect population shifts from the...

Racing commission under scrutiny of Sunset Commission

Through a series of articles profiling different state agencies, I have described the process known as “sunset review”. The sunset review process gives the Legislature...

Island Agenda


DAILY • Port Aransas Community Park Swimming Pool, 700 Clark Parkway: swim lessons, water exercise and lap swimming. Open daily except Monday. Open swim: Tuesday through Thursday,1- 2 p.m., Friday...

Golf tourney Saturday is benefit for day school

Golf tourney Saturday is benefit for day school


Enjoy a little lunch, some course-camaraderie and maybe some prizes, all while dong a good deed. The annual Trinity-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church Day School benefit golf tournament is scheduled for tomorrow,...

Seniors end season at regional tourney

Seniors end season at regional tourney


Two Port Aransas athletes, Abby Kenigsberg and Kasey Reed, came about as close as they could to advancing to state level without actually making it in the Region 4 1A...

Marlins post best record for a season; tied for second place


Marlin baseball players tied a season mark with a 12-7 win over the Runge Hornets on the Runge diamond on Friday, April 23. The victory equaled the mostever wins (15)...

PAHS golfers stop at regional tourney


Port Aransas High School golfers finally got some decent weather, but were unable to take advantage of it, as they failed on April 19 and 20 to advance past the...

PAHS Lady Marlin relay team advances to regional meet


The Lady Marlins 1600-meter relay team, which will go to the regional meet in Huntsville on Monday and Tuesday, May 3-4, placed third in the area meet in Beeville on...

Swim team sign up set


Think “summer…water… swim team.” It’s time to register for the Port Aransas Swim Team. Swimmers age 4 to 18 are invited to register Thursday, May 13, at the Port Aransas...

BASEBALL BOXSCORE


Marlin Varsity – 1 vs. Pettus – 0 Tuesday April 20 PHS 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 PA 0 1 0 2 1 x 4 Pitching: Adam Sackschewsky...

Calone

Kacey Lain Calone, age 5 months, died on Monday, April 26, 2010. Calone was born on Nov. 13, 2009, to David Calone and Toni Self of Port Aransas. He is...


Power of purple

Power of purple

Relay For Life is on tap Friday at waterfront park

Witness the “power of the purple” at the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life event on Friday, April 30. Ceremonies, activities, fundraisers, drawings and fun are on the agenda, and...

Bradshaw gets nod as next city manager; due to report in June
Nibbling some nectar

Adams, Chambers air views at forum tonight


Tonight, Thursday, April 29, is the night to be at City Hall to hear the views of the candidates for Place 6 on the Port Aransas ISD Board of Trustees....

VFW barbecue dinner on tap Wednesday

VFW barbecue dinner on tap Wednesday


The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8967 will serve dinner at the post, 311 N. Alister St., on Wednesday, May 5, beginning at 6:30 p.m. A $5 donation will get you a plate with a barbecue beef sandwich, a “noodle surprise” and dessert. Dinners to go will be available, as...

Yard of the Month

Yard of the Month


The Corpus Christi Area Garden Council has chosen the Port Aransas Community Center & Port Aransas Preservation and Historical Association for April’s yard of the month.The grounds are the work of the Port Aransas Garden Club, and shown here are club members, Kathy Reynolds, left, Jane Krone, Diane Larue, Jean...

Low-cost pet vaccinations to be offered at rabies clinic


Take advantage of the low-cost rabies vaccination clinic next week. The clinic, at the Island Animal Clinnic, 319 Beach St., will offer rabies vaccines at a reduced cost on Wednesday and Thursday, May 5 and 6, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to...

KPAB meeting, elections scheduled on Monday


The last regular meeting of the season for Keep Port Aransas Beautiful will be held on Monday, May 3, at 6 p.m. in the meeting room of the Ellis Memorial Public Library, 710 W. Ave. A. The agenda will include the elections of officers and board members for the coming...

Centennial art poster contest is on

Centennial art poster contest is on


In honor of the Port Aransas Centennial Celebration, the Art Center for the Islands invites artists to submit entries for a poster contest. The winner of the contest will receive $200 for the artwork and the copywright. All artwork must depict Port Aransas, as the poster is commemorative. Images should...

South Jetty, Judsons receive awards at South Texas Press convention


The South Jetty took second place overall, just 25 points behind the first place winner, in the South Texas Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. Awards were presented in San Marcos on Friday, April 23, during the association’s 84th annual convention. Also at the convention, South Jetty publishers Mary and Murray...

Dunking junk

Dunking junk


Volunteers on the ground, in heavy equipment and behind the scenes all helped to make ‘Dunk Your Junk’ was a success. The event was a joint effort between Keep Port Aransas Beautiful, the City of Port Aransas and Allied Waste. Three large roll-offs were filled to the top with trash,...

PASTOR’S PEN

PASTOR’S PEN

Two roads to greatness

Mark 10:42- 45: “Jesus called them together and said, “You know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them and their high of- ficials exercise authority over them. Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,...

Deadline for Fiesta tickets is Saturday


Saturday, May 1, is the deadline to RSVP for Fiesta de Mayo. The fiesta, on Thursday, May 13, kicks off a string of art and music events to raise funds for the Art Center for the Islands in Port Aransas. Held in the Community Center, 408 N. Alister St., at...

POLICE BLOTTER

PORT ARANSAS POLICE DEPARTMENT

TUESDAY, APRIL 20 8:13 a.m. • In the 400 block of West Avenue C, a theft was reported. 2:36 p.m. • A burglary was reported in the 400 block of South Alister Street. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21 9:38 p.m. • Emergency Medical Service (EMS) workers took a sick person from West...

Little sprouts

Little sprouts


First graders’ herb gardens at H.G. Olsen Elementary School were dedicated on Thursday, April 22 — Earth Day. John Fucik and Marsha Smith are volunteer instructors in the students’ gardening lessons. The students’ gardens, each planted in a five-gallon bucket, include parsley, sweet basil, marigold, dill, and oregano. The gardens...

EDUCATION NOTES

Find motivation within

This is the time of year when students’ motivation to complete schoolwork may diminish. The weather is warmer, Daylight Savings Time and the arrival of spring allow children to play outdoors later in the evenings. Outings for school or with friends or family may be more appealing than studying hard...

Academic team victorious

Academic team victorious


The Marlins rocked Brenham on Friday, April 21. Port Aransas High School’s Academic Team won the regional championship at Blinn College. They placed first among the 117 Class A schools in southeast Texas with 114 points. San Isidro came in second with 111 points and Shiner placed third with 103...

PORT ARANSAS ISD SCHOOL MENUS


MILK SERVED WITH ALL MEALS Breakfast Monday Assorted cereal, graham crackers, juice Tuesday Pig in a blanket, fruit, juice Wednesday Pancake, sausage, juice Thursday French toast, sausage juice Friday Assorted cereal, graham crackers, juice LUNCH Monday Salisbury steak, rice & gravy, carrots, bread, fruit Tuesday Chicken on a bun, tater...

21 PAISD students qualified for Coastal Bend Science Fair


Some children who triumphed at a science fair in Port Aransas are preparing now to compete in a bigger fair in Corpus Christi. Dozens of students from second through eighth grades competed in the March 29 science fair at Brundrett Middle School. The ones who placed at that fair qualified...

Seashore to perform at PACT


What do you get when you ask middle school students on an island to adapt a play by George Bernard Shaw? “My Fair Surfer,” of course. Seashore Middle Academy students will present “My Fair Surfer” at the Port Aransas Community Theater, 2327 State Hwy. 361, Friday through Sunday, May 7...

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