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Customs on Gulf patrol

Customs on Gulf patrol

Three boats assigned to Port Aransas duty

If you’ve noticed a few speedy-looking boats with government seals on their hulls in Port Aransas waters over the past...

Emergency services collect toys for tots to teens
VFW seeks food, cash for Christmas dinners

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‘Minor’ parties impact 2010 polls

When operatives with Republican ties paid for the petition drive that got the environmentally oriented Green Party on the Texas ballot this year, it set...

Port Aransas: A worthwhile investment

If your idea of heaven is shopping one big box store after another followed by one happy meal after another, or if you just really...

Joint resolutions would affect U.S., state constitutions

In last week’s article, I began outlining several of the bills that were filed during the pre-filing period. The 82nd legislative session’s pre-filing period officially...

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...

Rebounds trip up Lady Marlins

Rebounds trip up Lady Marlins


The Lady Marlins couldn’t overcome a shortage of rebounds in Aransas Pass on Tuesday, Nov. 22, as they fell to the 3A Lady Panthers, 38-25. The Port Aransas girls kept...

BMS Ladies split games with IWA

BMS Ladies split games with IWA


The Brundrett Middle School Lady Marlins journeyed to Corpus Christi on Monday, Nov. 29, to meet the Incarnate Word Academy Angels, with the eighthgraders squeezing out a 30-28 win but...

Marlins power past Redfish, 71-69

Marlins power past Redfish, 71-69


It wasn’t easy: A hostile court, a single referee and away from home. But the Marlins still managed to squeeze past Austwell-Tivoli’s Redfish, 71-69, on Tuesday, Nov. 23. Port Aransas...

Round robin tennis tourney is set for Saturday morning


Sunny skies and mild temperatures are forecast for Saturday, Dec. 4, when the monthly round robin tennis tournament takes to the courts. The informal “just for fun” tournament will kick...

Turkey slayer

Turkey slayer


Big red

Big red


Port Aransas Youth Soccer League

Port Aransas Youth Soccer League



Boats+lights+water= Lighted Boat Parade
Customs on Gulf patrol

Customs on Gulf patrol

Three boats assigned to Port Aransas duty

If you’ve noticed a few speedy-looking boats with government seals on their hulls in Port Aransas waters over the past several months, there’s a reason for that. U.S. Customs and...

Emergency services collect toys for tots to teens
VFW seeks food, cash for Christmas dinners
Reception will welcome student artists

Reception will welcome student artists


Student artists will display their work at the Art Center for the Islands during December. A reception to kick off the “Middle School and High School Student Art Show” exhibit will be held on Sunday, Dec. 5, from 2 to 4 p.m. Normally slated as the First Friday art reception,...

Fundraiser artworks

Fundraiser artworks


These special 5 x 5” canvases are among several painted by Art Center for the Islands member artists to be sold at the art center Christmas party on Friday, Dec. 3. Proceeds from these sales will go to the center’s special projects fund. The paintings shown here are by, clockwise...

Art center Christmas party is Friday


Get ready for an arty Christmas party. The Art Center for the Islands, located at 323 N. Alister St., will welcome visitors to a Christmas party on Friday, Dec. 3, from 5:30 to 7:30. Guests are invited to enjoy refreshments and listen to live music while taking in the ambiance...

Place orders now for holiday breads


Greet your holiday guests with freshly baked pastries this holiday season. Port Aransas High School seniors and juniors are taking orders for Butter Braid braided pastries. Proceeds from the sale will help fund Project Graduation in May. Orders will be accepted through Thursday, Dec. 2. Each pastry is $11, serves...

Red Skelton marathon set


Pull up a chair, sit back and enjoy the silly antics of a classic comedian. The City of Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department will hold a Red Skelton marathon, showing at least two hours of episodes from the old Red Skelton television series. Beginning at noon on Saturday, Dec....

KPAB to host annual party


A white elephant gift exchange will be the featured fun at the Keep Port Aransas Beautiful annual Christmas party. All members, and anyone who would like to join, are invited to the party on Monday, Dec. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Community Center, 408 N. Alister St....

H.E.L.P. tours offered of research labs


Guided tours of two marine research facilities in Port Aransas will be offered by the City of Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department as part of its H.E.L.P. series, offering information on health, ecology, lifestyle and preparation. The first tour will be of the Texas AgriLife Research Mariculture Laboratory on...

Construction continues

Construction continues


PASTOR’S PEN

PASTOR’S PEN

The ‘fruits of the Spirit’ grow year round

Now that we are full-swing into the holidays, have you noticed how movies portray holiday behavior? Of course there is the infamous Scrooge, who was a cheap miser but eventually changed his ways. Then there are those (portrayed in any number of movies) that depict a new generosity, kindness, and...

Community Presbyterian Church Christmas Shoppe

Holiday gifts, treats, more await shoppers

Ringing in the Christmas shopping season will be the annual Christmas Shoppe by the Presbyterian Women of the Community Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Dec. 4. The event will be open from 8 a.m. to noon, in the Pollock Center, behind the church at 113 S. Alister St. Presbyterian Women members...

‘Aladdin, Jr.’ opens Dec. 9

‘Aladdin, Jr.’ opens Dec. 9


More than 20 Port Aransas youths, in grades first to sixth, will perform in Disney’s “Aladdin, Jr.” at the Port Aransas Community Theater, 2327 State Hwy. 361. Performances will run for three shows only, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Dec 9-11, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and are available for...

Port Aransas teens sought for pageant

Winner earns scholarship

Young women between the ages of 13 and 18 may enter a competition for the title of 2011 Miss Teen Port Aransas. Miss Teen Port Aransas will represent her area at the Miss Teen Texas International Pageant to be held in San Antonio, in March, 2011. The young woman ultimately...

Duchesses selected for Homecoming


The court has been named for the 2010-2011 Port Aransas High School Homecoming. Senior duchesses are Savanna Nixon and Kelsey Ortiz. The junior duchess is Rachel Davis, the sophomore duchess is Anna Roberson and the freshman duchess is Savannah Ortiz. Homecoming queen will be named at the home basketball games...

Real tigers

Real tigers


Teaching tots tobacco

Teaching tots tobacco


Seasonal concert slated by middle school bands


Brundrett Middle School bands will present their annual Fall-Christmas concert on Tuesday, Dec. 7. The sixth-grade beginner band will lead off, playing concert collections and Christmas music for their first performance of the year. Seventh- and eighth-graders will follow with a medley of Elvis selections plus concert and Christmas music....

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