’Hood full of treats

’Hood full of treats

Channel Vista attracts crowd for Halloween

The moon has set on Halloween 2010, and the Channel Vista neighborhood once again has lived up to its name...

GOP scores sweep here
Switch station should improve reliability of electric service

Switch station should improve reliability of electric service


Improvements underway at an electrical substation are expected to bring more reliable service to Port Aransas, utility officials said. AEP...

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Daylight Saving Time ends

 Turn your clocks back an hour when you get home from the Fall Back Festival tonight. The weather is going...

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DeLay trial starts as voting starts

There is a certain irony that the trial of Tom DeLay began the day before an Election Day covered up with anonymous corporate money. DeLay...

Lay off the e-mail, phone calls; shop Port A first!

This week’s offering comes in two parts. Part I: Election season We have been inundated with recorded phone calls from candidates, and my e-mail has...

Housing offices are under review

In a series of articles, I have been profiling state agencies that are currently undergoing the sunset review process administered by the Texas Sunset Commission...

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...

Lady Marlins: New year, new team, new focus

Lady Marlins: New year, new team, new focus


“The usual suspects” is how coach Stephanie Cowen describes opponents in the upcoming Lady Marlins basketball season. The ladies won’t face Yorktown as part of District 31-1A this year, but...

Marlin Mania to pit players, mayor, chief

Marlin Mania to pit players, mayor, chief


Hang on to your hats – Marlin Mania is coming to town. And if you don’t have a hat to hang onto, you can probably pick one up there. The...

Round robin tennis set for Saturday morning


Sunshine and temperatures in the upper 60s are expected for monthly round robin tennis tournament on Saturday, Nov. 6. The informal “just for fun” tournament will kick off with sign...

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Betsy Churgai was incorrectly identified in the Oct. 28 South Jetty as the event organizer for the Kiwanis Club of Port Aransas golf scholarship tournament. Churgai was not the event...

Little League to elect officers at meeting Monday


It’s not baseball season, but it is time to elect officers for the Little League’s spring 2011 season. Port Aransas Little League will hold board elections on Monday, Nov. 8,...

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Zillner

Joseph William Zillner of Port Aransas died on Friday, Oct. 22, 2010. He was 72. Zillner was born in Burley, Idaho, on Oct. 21, 1938 to Joseph and Helen Zillner....

Ricks

Ricks

William Harrell “Corky” Ricks of Port Aransas died on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. He was 81. Ricks was born on Dec. 16, 1928 in Kennedy to William Henry and Ida...


’Hood full of treats

’Hood full of treats

Channel Vista attracts crowd for Halloween

The moon has set on Halloween 2010, and the Channel Vista neighborhood once again has lived up to its name as THE Port Aransas place for kids to go trick-ortreating...

GOP scores sweep here
Switch station should improve reliability of electric service

Switch station should improve reliability of electric service


Improvements underway at an electrical substation are expected to bring more reliable service to Port Aransas, utility officials said. AEP is building a “gas-insulated switch station” at the substation, said...

Turn clocks back one hour

Daylight Saving Time ends

 Turn your clocks back an hour when you get home from the Fall Back Festival tonight. The weather is going to be perfect for the outdoor venue that is a...

Fall Back Festival is Saturday

Fall Back Festival is Saturday


Each year, folks in Port Aransas welcome the coming of fall and the end of Daylight Saving Time in true Port Aransas style, at the Fall Back Festival. This year, the celebration, featuring food, wine, music and fun, will be Saturday, Nov. 6, from 7 to 10 p.m. in the...

First Friday features all member show

First Friday features all member show


An all member show, “Thanks For the Memories,” will be on display at the First Friday art reception on Nov. 5 at the Art Center for the Islands, 323 N. Alister St. Meet the artists, socialize and enjoy the exhibit, live music and refreshments from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The...

Curtains open Thursday

Curtains open Thursday

PACT’s production of Opal’s Baby

Tonight is opening night for “Opal’s Baby.” The Port Aransas Community Theatre’s production, suitable for all ages, is slated for 10 performances beginning at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Nov. 4, through Saturday, Nov. 20. Subsequent performances will be held Friday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 7, at 2:30...

Chili, bean cooks can win cash


Nearly everyone has an “award winning” chili recipe. Right? Well, test that recipe out at the seventh annual Moore- McDonald VFW Post 8967 Bean and Chili Cook-Off. Cooks can compete on Saturday, Nov. 13, beginning at 10 a.m. To enter, register at the post, 311 N. Alister St., anytime up...

Rummage sale Saturday to help scholarship fund

Shop smart - save money, help youth

Shop smart by shopping the Presbyterian Women’s rummage sale on Saturday, Nov. 6. Shoppers can save money on unique finds while helping with the Letha Agnew Memorial Scholarship fund. The sale will be held in the Pollock Center behind the Community Presbyterian Church, 113 S. Alister St., from 8 a.m....

Mayor will hold fundraising event

Mayor will hold fundraising event


After a season of city budget cuts, Port Aransas Mayor Keith McMullin is seeking donations to pay for travel expenses he incurs while working on behalf of the town’s interests in the state capital. McMullin is planning a fundraiser gathering to be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. tomorrow, Friday,...

Big “Bob”

Big “Bob”


Garven is featured artist

Garven is featured artist


Donna Garven of North Padre Island has been chosen as the “Official Artist” of the Restore America’s Estuaries Fifth National Conference on Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration. Garven has been a featured artist at the Art Center for the Islands and has won a place in the art center’s Merit...

Send a little love overseas

VFW Support Our Troops collection

The holiday season can be difficult when you are away from home and loved ones. The VFW Post 8967 is holding a Support Our Troops Drive in hopes of sending a little love to those who are serving overseas this holiday season. Donations of supplies for our military personnel can...

Fresh balsam fir wreaths on sale


Now is the time to order fresh balsam fir wreaths, available from the Presbyterian Women of the Community Presbyterian Church, to dress up your door for the holiday season. “They’re lush, fragrant and make the perfect gift,” said Chelle Yarbrough, chairman of the event. “The wreaths are decorated with pinecones,...

Port A Pens meet Nov. 15

Port A Pens meet Nov. 15


Incorrect information was provided last week about a new writing group forming. The Port A Pens will host a meeting on Monday, Nov. 15, from 7 to 9 p.m. in hopes that high school writers will attend. This will be a one-time meeting to determine if there would be enough...

Eyes on the ball

Eyes on the ball


New hours set at pool for winter


Winter hours for the Port Aransas Community Park pool have been set. The following hours are now in effect. Open swim: Tuesday through Friday from 1-2 p.m., and Saturday from 1-5 p.m. Shared lap swim: Tuesday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.-close, and Saturday from 1 p.m.-close. Lap swim only: Saturday...

Student zombies

Student zombies


Planned Parenthood to address BMS students


Visitors from the Planned Parenthood organization will come to Brundrett Middle School on Monday, Nov. 8, to talk about a variety of topics. Sixth-graders will hear about gender growth differences, dating and friendship, among other subjects, said counselor Mary Montelongo. Sixth-graders will meet from 12:48 to 1:36 p.m., with boys...

Helping the animals

Helping the animals


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