Fat Tuesday parade party

Fat Tuesday parade party


Spring Break

Spring Break

Merchants stock up for holiday influx

Here they come! If the weather cooperates, Port Aransas is set to see a good-sized Spring Break crowd March 12-20,...

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Barbara Jordan: an icon in Texas


In January of 1967, an unusual and momentous event took place in Austin, Texas: Ms. Barbara Jordan of Houston was sworn in as a member...

With new deadline, we’re getting ‘skinny’


Next week the South Jetty will get “skinny.” It’s not about a diet; it’s about a new printer. Not only will there be a new...

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Consequences for barking If your dog barks, it is disturbing your neighbors. If your dog barks excessively, you are in violation of City Ordinance Section...

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...

Marlins tapped for All-District

Marlins tapped for All-District

BOYS BASKETBALL

Two Port Aransas basketball players were named to the first team All-District 31-A basketball squad for 2011, one made the second team and two received honorable mention. In addition, sophomore...

Basketball bests

Basketball bests


Basketball honors

Basketball honors


BMS track teams earn first places

MIDDLE SCHOOL TRACK

Brundrett Middle School Marlins went to Woodsboro for a track meet on Friday, March 4, returning with several firstplace ribbons as well as other honors. A total of 10 schools...

Lady Marlins named to All-District teams

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Three Lady Marlins were named to the District 31-A All-District basketball first team and four others were named to the second team or honorable mention. Six of those players were...

JV Marlins fare well against bigger 3A teams


The junior varsity Marlins made a run on the diamond in more ways than one last week, winning games on Tuesday and Friday but finally being stopped by a 3A...

It’s a double!

It’s a double!


New deadline has been set for golf tourney sponsors


The deadline for sponsors for the Trinity by-the-Sea Episcopal Day School’s 2011 Charity Golf Tournament has been extended. Originally set for Feb. 15, sponsors now have until Thursday, March 31,...

Lady Marlins win two, lose two in Victoria St. Jo tournament

Lady Marlins win two, lose two in Victoria St. Jo tournament


What the Lady Marlins needed more than anything else was games, and they got in 11 before district softball play started Tuesday, March 8, coach Steve Reaves said. Four of...

PAHS tracksters compete well despite bad weather


Saturday, March 5, wasn’t a good weather day for Port Aransas High School track athletes at Woodsboro, but it was a good day for competing. They returned home with several...

Jessup

Victor Jessup of Port Aransas died Tuesday, March 1, 2011 in a Corpus Christi Hospital. Born May 6, 1953, he was 57. Jessup, a Vietnam veteran from Colorado, had lived...

Lovett

Shirley Teresa Lovett, 62, died Monday, March 7, 2011. She was co-owner of Lovett’s Bar in Port Aransas. She is survived by her husband, Thomas B. Lovett of Port Aransas;...


Fat Tuesday parade party

Fat Tuesday parade party


Spring Break

Spring Break

Merchants stock up for holiday influx

Here they come! If the weather cooperates, Port Aransas is set to see a good-sized Spring Break crowd March 12-20, according to current bookings at lodgings and at least one...

Next week

New deadline, new look set for South Jetty

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Amos to sell beach finds on Saturday

Amos to sell beach finds on Saturday


Tony Amos will offer treasures he has found along Mustang Island beaches at a benefit beach sale and garage sale to be held at Robert’s Point Park on Saturday, March 12. The sale will begin at 8 a.m., followed by a live auction at 9 p.m. Proceeds from the sale...

‘Kitchen Witches’ to stir up laughter beginning tonight

‘Kitchen Witches’ to stir up laughter beginning tonight


The Port Aransas Community Theatre is at it again. A new comedy, “Kitchen Witches,” opens on-stage tonight at the theatre, 2327 State Hwy. 361. Performances will run Thursday through Saturday, March 10-26, at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee on Sunday, March 20, at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for Friday...

Kite demos in park Sunday


Go fly a kite…literally, the Coastal Bend Skypirates is holding a Fun Fly at Roberts Point Park on Sunday, March 13, from noon until dusk. The public is invited to bring kites, kids, sunscreen and coolers, and enjoy an afternoon flying kites in celebration of spring. Kite enthusiasts will offer...

Mardi Gras Carnival is set for Saturday


Don your beads and head out to Sharkey’s Beach Club, where the Port Aransas Leisure Society will sponsor the 13th annual Mardi Gras Carnival on Saturday, March 12. Festivities will begin at noon in the parking lot at Sharkey’s, 2600 State Hwy. 361. The carnival is a benefit for the...

Donate blood today


Become a super-hero with one small deed. Visit the bloodmobile today, Thursday, March 10, to donate blood and likely help someone in need. The Coastal Bend Blood Center mobile unit will be in Port Aransas at the Family Center IGA parking lot, 418 S. Alister St., from 11 a.m. to...

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Pacified


View fashions on ‘runway’ today

Port Aransas Garden Club’s style show

Don’t miss your chance to see this spring’s island fashion trends at the “Fashions and Fun … Island Style,” the Port Aransas Garden Club’s annual style show, today, Thursday, March 10. Spring fashions, right down to the jewelry, sandles and handbags, from 10 Port Aransas boutiques will be modeled on...

Good time for a good cause

Good time for a good cause

Port Aransas Museum

A full house spent an evening raising funds for the Port Aransas Museum on Saturday, March 5. Their efforts paid off when last year’s record $82,000 raised was smashed by this year’s total of more than $120,000, according to museum director Rick Pratt. The total was unofficial at press time....

Golf cart club gets organized


Golf cart owners or enthusiasts are invited to join the recently formed Port Aransas Cart Club. Organized by Mike Secich and Dave Srader, the club’s membership is open to anyone who owns a street-legal golf cart or neighborhood electric vehicle, and also businesses that rent, sell, repair or maintain them....

Lighthouse memories is topic of next lecture


“Everything comes by boat… lighthouse essays” will be the topic at the next 2011 Winter Lecture Series on Monday, March 14. Sponsored by the Port Aransas Preservation and Historical Association, wine and cheese will be served at the Port Aransas Museum beginning at 7 p.m. The lecture and a meeting...

All about books

All about books


Bake sale set to help send kids to capital


Spring Break 2011 offers the opportunity to indulge yourself. No, not on the beach, but with some baked goods that will also help some Port Aransas eighth-graders get to Washington, D.C., in June. The youngsters will hold a bake sale at the Family Center IGA, 418 S. Alister St., from...

Parents invited to buy books at Olsen book fair


Encourage your child to read by buying him or her a new book from the H.G. Olsen book fair. Parents and children are invited to the book fair family night set for today, Thursday, March 10, 3-7 p.m., in the school’s library, 100 S. Station St. Books purchased also will...

Sign up for art camp by Saturday


The deadline to sign up for Youth Spring Break Art Camp has been extended. Originally set for March 9, the Art Center for the Islands has extended the deadline to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 12. The camp, for children in third through fifth grades, will run Monday through Friday,...

Mystery on tap for Movie Time


It will be another movie night in Port Aransas on Saturday, March 12. “The Jade Mask,” a 1945 Charlie Chan mystery, will be shown for free at Movie Time at the Port Aransas city council chambers, 710 W. Ave A. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the show will...

Family fun slated for Spring Break


Give your family a little down-time after spending the day on the beach during Spring Break. Family-friendly Spring Break activities are scheduled for Monday through Saturday, March 14-19, at the Jerry McDonald Ball Field, 113 S. Alister St. Sponsored by the Community Presbyterian youth group of Port Aransas, the Spring...

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