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Got cart?

Golf cart owners gather for fun, safety, education

More golf carts than ever are rolling through the streets of Port Aransas. As of Wednesday, March 30, 443 carts...

Street work just the surface
Private services set for former city manager

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Governor backs education – but which governor?

The Texas governor has shown extraordinary far-sightedness, looking to make Texas competitive in a world market far into the future. The governor has made it...

Tom Brooks: A class act

Tom Brooks was in a league of his own. No offense, but not much grass grows under the feet of most city managers. That’s not...

Right way to spread wealth

During the 2008 presidential campaign when candidate Barack Obama told “Joe the Plumber” that he wanted to “spread the wealth around,” it sounded to a...

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...

There it goes

There it goes


Falls City stops Marlins


Coach Brian Flack said the Marlins once again failed to take the diamond in a mood to play baseball, but they only lost to Falls City by one run, 8-9,...

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Little League opening is Saturday

The Port Aransas Little League, including Pony League, will open its 2011 season at the ball diamonds at Community Park on Saturday, April 9, at 10:30 a.m. The first game...

Home field edge gives Marlins win


The Marlins came out of their two- game slump on Tuesday, March 29, handing the Pettus Eagles a 10-0 defeat on the Port Aransas diamond. The game went six innings,...

Huddle

Huddle


Fly ball

Fly ball


JV pops Pettus, 22-1


The junior varsity Marlins gave Pettus a 22-1 drubbing in four innings at Port Aransas on Tuesday, March 29, with the game being called in the bottom of the fourth...

Crider finishes third in Dallas

Crider finishes third in Dallas

Wilson also competes

Two Port Aransas women competed in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon on Sunday, March 27. One of them won third place in her age bracket. Carolee Crider, who...

Benavides stops home gals 1-0


Coach Steve Reaves called it “a great game, a tough loss.” The Lady Marlins were handed a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Benavides on Tuesday, March 29, on the...

Marlins advance to area in track

Marlins advance to area in track


Marlins came back from the district track meet in Kenedy on Monday, April 4, with an array of ribbons, including two first places, and the right to advance to the...


Got cart?

Got cart?

Golf cart owners gather for fun, safety, education

More golf carts than ever are rolling through the streets of Port Aransas. As of Wednesday, March 30, 443 carts were registered at city hall, according to Cindy Franje, a...

Street work just the surface
Private services set for former city manager
Fines to be waived on past-due books

Fines to be waived on past-due books

Ellis Memorial Library

Have some overdue library books that you may have forgotten about or just didn’t want to pay the fine? In the hope of getting back library materials that are long over due, the Ellis Memorial Library will offer amnesty on all books, videos and audio items returned to the library...

Non-furry friends

Non-furry friends


Dunk Your Junk set for Saturday


Looking for an opportunity to rid your yard, garage or home of some built-up clutter? Keep Port Aransas Beautiful, with the City of Port Aransas and Allied Waste-BFI, will host Dunk your Junk on Saturday, April 9, from 9 a.m. to noon. The twice-yearly tradition allows residents to dispose of...

AFPA to pow-wow


Animal Friends of Port Aransas will finalize plans for SandFest at a meeting on Tuesday, April 12, at 5:30 pm in the Aransas Harbors meeting room, 230 Cut-off Road. With SandFest right around the corner, April 15-17, members are encouraged to attend to give input on the group’s presence at...

Sunset Sounds set to resume Friday with ‘Muse and Eye’


Pack up a cooler, grab a friend or two and make your way to the Patsy Jones Amphitheater in Roberts Point Park for a free concert. The monthly concert series, Sunset Sounds, is set to resume tomorrow, Friday, April 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. The musical duo, The Muse...

Beach Yoga is Saturday


Clear your mind by taking in a yoga session on the beach. Instructor Nancy Myers will instruct Yoga on the Beach beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 9, next to Horace Caldwell Pier at the end of Beach Street. The public is invited to attend the free class held...

Historical bus tour may offer new twist


Learn something new about Port Aransas on a historical bus tour with two long-time residents. The City of Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department will offer the historical bus tour on Thursday, April 14, at 3 p.m. Participants should meet at the Civic Center, 700 W. Ave. A. Marcy Mathews...

PASTOR’S PEN

PASTOR’S PEN

No easy fix

Have you ever had this happen? You start out to do something that is very simple and you convince yourself that it won’t take much time. However, it’s when you get into the task that things become complicated. The other day, I set about to replace a leaking hose to...

Memorial

Memorial


Ashtanga yoga now at JELM


A new class at the Joint Effort Leisure Ministry is set to begin this week. Dr. Thomas Klepach and Dr. Denise Bruesewitz will facilitate a weekly ashtanga yoga group at the Pollock Center, in the Community Presbyterian Church complex on Tuesday, from 5:15 to 7 p.m. The class, appropriate for...

We’re Number 1!

We’re Number 1!


Marlins earn first place at UIL district contest


Port Aransas High School UIL academic competitors nailed down first place in district with one competition remaining. The Marlins earned 455 points through Wednesday, March 28, at the district competition in Woodsboro. While the Port Aransas oneact play did not advance to the district one-act tournament the following day, Woodsboro...

Down and dirty

Down and dirty


PAHS students to compete in speech contest


Port Aransas High School students Cody Angel and Melissa Estrada will compete at the Area 4 level of competition of the Rotary Club’s 4-Way Test speech competition on Tuesday, April 12. The Port Aransas Rotary Club will host the competition at 6:30 p.m. at Pelican’s Landing restaurant. Area 4 consists...

Fishing camp to be held Sunday

Fishing’s Future chapter to open in Port Aransas

Kids of 6 to 16 years are invited to learn about the outdoor experience of fishing at a Fishing’s Future Kids Fish Camp on Sunday, April 10. The camp is sponsored by Fishing’s Future, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing children and their parents together through the outdoor experience of...

Grants to be awarded today by PAEF


The Port Aransas Education Foundation will announce this year’s awards today, Thursday, April 7, at 2:30 p.m. in the Port Aransas High School gym. Recipients of the grants won’t be announced until the actual ceremony. However, the foundation chooses grant recipients based on applications that describe how the grants can...

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