Fun in the sun

Fun in the sun


Nature preserve due more work with next phase
Whipped
Paving the way

Paving the way

30+ streets paved, more to come

Nearly two years after voters approved a $4.9 million bond issue for roadwork, more than 30 Port Aransas streets have...

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Texas Speaker’s power increases with longevity


Over the past half century, the power of the speaker of the Texas House of Representatives has grown considerably. Before that, the speaker would serve...

Slower pace fine — for a short while


Whew! Another summer down and winter to go. I’ll admit it’s kind of nice to get back to a slower pace – for a while....

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR


Keep the lease The Port Aransas Computer Center intends to continue serving the community and visitors for many years. We are providing a valuable service...

Input on term limits, more sought


limits, more Throughout the last several months, I have been speaking at various groups and meetings. One topic that continually gets raised is the issue...

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...

Cross country runners show improved speeds

Cross country runners show improved speeds


Only a few places were compiled for racers in the Saturday, Sept. 4, crosscountry meet at Carroll High School in Corpus Christi, but noting the times, coach Steve Reaves said...

Port Aransas Softball League

Men Schedule

Jerry McDonald Field Alister Street @ Avenue C All Times are P.M. Thursday, September 9 7 Castaways vs. Island Boys 8. El Gato Charters vs. Wolf Jaw 9 Coast Guard...

PAISD Cross-country Schedule


First practices for swim team begin on Friday


The fall season for the Port Aransas Swim Team will begin with the first practices this weekend, Friday, Sept. 10, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 11, from...

Volleyball league is forming teams


If “bump, set, spike” floats your boat, head on down to the H.G. Olsen Elementary School gym at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 13. That’s where the Port Aransas Volleyball...

Seven BMS runners bring home ribbons after Cole Park meet


Brundrett Middle School runners were a little nervous at their first cross-country meet of the season on Saturday, Sept. 4, coach Javier Mendoza reported. However, out of 21 competitors, seven...

Boulanger

Patricia “Pat” R. Boulanger, 76, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2010. Boulanger was a longtime resident of Port Aransas and managed Beachhead Condominiums with her husband of 44 years, Roland J....

Munroe

William Alexander Mun- roe of Port Aransas died on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010. He was 87. Born in Cherry Tree, Pa. on Sept. 9, 1922, he attended Virginia Military Institute...


Fun in the sun

Fun in the sun


Nature preserve due more work with next phase
Whipped
Paving the way

Paving the way

30+ streets paved, more to come

Nearly two years after voters approved a $4.9 million bond issue for roadwork, more than 30 Port Aransas streets have received extensive rehabilitation, and more is still to come. The...

Garden Club to hold Texas-style event

Garden Club to hold Texas-style event


Join the Port Aransas Garden Club at it’s first gathering for the 2010-11 year, “Ropesville Rodeo – A Centennial Celebration of Port Aransas.” The Texas-style gathering will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 13, at the Port Aransas Community Center, 430 N. Alister St. Members and their spouses,...

Sunset Sounds to rock stage Friday night

Sunset Sounds to rock stage Friday night


Pack up a cooler with snacks and drinks and make your way over to Roberts Point Park to enjoy an evening of live music in the park. Buck Two 98 will perform starting at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 10, at the Patsy Jones Amphitheater overlooking the Corpus Christi Ship...

KPAB thanks community


The public is invited to Keep Port Aransas Beautiful’s annual appreciation celebration. This year’s theme is “It’s Our World for 100 Years Centennial Celebration.” The free event will be held Tuesday, Sept. 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Community Center, 408 N. Alister St. and will feature samplings...

Ticket holders set sail Friday


Tickets for the Rotary Club’s annual Champagne Cruise and Mini-Taste of Port Aransas are sold out. The cruise will leave Fisherman’s Wharf on Friday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 p.m. and return at 9:30 p.m. Cruisers will be treated to a sampling of island cuisine and dancing under the stars to...

Yoga on beach set Saturday


Stretch out your body practicing Yoga on the Beach on Saturday, Sept. 11. Instructor Nancy Myers will lead the class beginning at 8 a.m. next to Horace Caldwell Pier at the end of Beach Street. The public is invited to attend the free class held the second Saturday of the...

WIC reps to visit Monday


Representatives from the WIC (Women, Infants and Children) nutritional program will be in Port Aransas on Monday, Sept. 13. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., at the Family Center IGA parking lot, 416 S. Alister St. For questions or an appointment, call (361) 767-7777....

Help keep our beaches clean

BEACH CLEANUP SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 25

Spend a few hours caring for our beaches on Saturday, Sept. 25. Keep Port Aransas Beautiful, in a joint effort with the Texas General Land Office, is hosting the semi-annual Adopt-A-Beach Clean-up as part of a state-wide effort. KPAB provides the labor and the GLO provides the supplies to the...

Saturday sunrise

Saturday sunrise


Hermine, Labor Day surprise

Hermine, Labor Day surprise


There’s a famous Gary Larson cartoon showing two time machines that collide and are destroyed in the Stone Age because both professors chose exactly the same time and place to test their inventions. Well, it wasn’t quite as dramatic as that, but Lynn and I almost collided in the baking...

Champs

Champs


EDUCATION NOTES

EDUCATION NOTES

Gearing up at Olsen Elementary

Wow, this year has started off with a very positive feel. Being the new kid on the block, I feel like the students do on their first day in a new school or grade level. I spent the first week learning all the procedures and all the “hidden” rules that...

Pleased to meet you

Pleased to meet you


PTO officers

PTO officers


Port Aransas ISD sets training for substitute teachers


Those who want to be substitute teachers in Port Aransas ISD should make plans to go to a training session scheduled for 9-11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 22. The session will be held in the school district board room, 100 S. Station St. and will be conducted by one or...

PAISD meets federal requirements


Port Aransas school Superintendent Dr. Sharon Doughty is expected to tell trustees tonight, Thursday, Sept. 9, that the school district has exceeded all the federal requirements in a program called Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). That will be at the board’s September meeting at 6 p.m. at the school administration building,...

PAISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES

REGULAR MEETING 6 P.M., THURSDAY, SEPT. 9, 2010 - ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

I. CALL TO ORDER A. Moment of silence and Pledge of Allegiance II. CLOSED SESSION A. The board will adjourn to closed meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meeting Act to consult with the school attorney regarding pending litigation of student v. Port Aransas ISD, before a Section 504...

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