Sand scenes

Sand scenes


Sunrise service set


A community-wide interdenominational Easter Sunday sunrise service will be held on April 24. The service will be a joint gathering...

Easter egg hunt slated


The Port Aransas Rotary Club and the Easter Bunny will co-host the annual Easter egg hunt. Children up to 10...

Mum’s the word

PAISD school trustees silent on budget cuts

Other school districts in Texas may be announcing budget cuts and staff layoffs, but six of the seven Port Aransas...

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Search for perfect system of governance


The search never seems to end to find the perfect administrative structure for the state’s boards and commissions to oversee some of the state’s activities....

Bond issue makes good sense


This will be my last word on the 11th Street bond issue that will appear on the Opinion page. Letters to the editor, however, will...

Choosey about choice — now?


The Democratic mayor of Washington, D.C., Vincent Gray, distinguished himself last week by getting arrested in an act of “civil disobedience” reminiscent of the ‘60s....

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...

Olympic swimming medalist to visit Port Aransas May 24

Olympic swimming medalist to visit Port Aransas May 24


Five-time Olympic swimming medalist Josh Davis will speak to Port Aransas ISD students on Tuesday, May 24, about knowing their gifts, being kind to others and working hard. Davis won...

Regional, here we come!

Regional, here we come!

Three individuals, two teams advance

Three individual Marlins and two teams will advance to regional track competition after placing, including a first place, in their events at the area level on Tuesday, April 12. Tyler...

Swim team try-outs are on Saturday


It’s approaching swim season again! The Port Aransas Swim Team will hold tryouts and registration for new summer swimmers on Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m.-noon, at the Port Aransas Community...

JV routs Woodsboro


Junior varsity Marlins were in a stomping mood on Wednesday, April 13, handing the JV Woodsboro Eagles a 14-0 defeat on the Port Aransas diamond. Under UIL rules, the game...

Ladies run over Prep 11-1


The Lady Marlins put down Corpus Christi College Prep High School, 11-1, on the Port Aransas diamond on Wednesday, April 13. The win moves the Ladies’ district record to 7-2...

Marlins beat Pettus for 20th win

Marlins beat Pettus for 20th win


The Marlins set a new record on Saturday, April 16, in beating Pettus, 4-1, on the Pettus diamond. It’s the first time a Port Aransas baseball team has won 20...

Marlins get 3-2 win over Eagles


The varsity Marlins squeezed past Woodsboro, 3-2, on Wednesday, April 13, in a game that was rescheduled from April 12 because of conflicts with other events. The Marlins led off...

BMS tennis opens season against Gregory-Portland

BMS tennis opens season against Gregory-Portland


Coach Dante Cage said Brundrett Middle School tennis players shouldn’t be discouraged after a series of match losses to Gregory-Portland Junior High School. “For only being able to practice three...

JV pitcher’s game ‘perfect’

JV pitcher’s game ‘perfect’


John Amundsen pitched the first complete perfect game in Port Aransas High School history in a 13-0 rout of Pettus on Saturday, April 16, coach Brian Flack said. In fact,...

Service for Wickham is Saturday

 A celebration of life for Andi Wickham will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 23. The celebration will be at the Aransas Princess Condominium Conference Center, 720...


Sand scenes

Sand scenes


Sunrise service set


A community-wide interdenominational Easter Sunday sunrise service will be held on April 24. The service will be a joint gathering of the Community Presbyterian Church, the First Baptist Church, St....

Easter egg hunt slated


The Port Aransas Rotary Club and the Easter Bunny will co-host the annual Easter egg hunt. Children up to 10 years old are invited to hunt for eggs and prizes....

Mum’s the word

PAISD school trustees silent on budget cuts

Other school districts in Texas may be announcing budget cuts and staff layoffs, but six of the seven Port Aransas ISD school trustees say they’re comfortable with not discussing exactly...

Beach walk set Friday

Beach walk set Friday


It’s not just sargassum weed that washes ashore on area beaches, but an assortment of seashells, too. To find out more, head to the beach for a free guided beach walk on Friday, April 22. Guide Shirley Fischer will be on hand at 9 a.m. under the purple flag next...

SandFest fun

SandFest fun


Volunteers for summer needed

University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Looking for something fun and rewarding to do this summer? The University of Texas Marine Science Institute has several volunteer opportunities available that just may be that “something” you have been looking for. Volunteers are needed to help with visiting school groups on the R/V Katy. The boat goes out...

Fiesta de Mayo tickets available

Fiesta de Mayo tickets available

Art Center for the Islands

Tickets for Fiesta de Mayo are on sale now. An evening of “food, fun and fandango” is scheduled for Thursday, May 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Center, 408 N. Alister St. Fiesta de Mayo is a major annual fundraising event for the Art Center of the Islands and...

PACT play is cancelled


Due to unforeseen technical difficulties, the Port Aransas Community Theatre’s production of “Move Over, Mrs. Markham” has been cancelled. Scheduled to run April 21 through May 1, all performances have had to be called off. The next production to be performed at PACT will be a double feature by the...

Roadwork detour

Roadwork detour


Post-storm re-entry plan considered

Post-storm re-entry plan considered


The Port Aransas City Council could adopt a new hurricane re-entry plan at a meeting today, Thursday, April 21. State officials for the past few years have been working with coastal regions of Texas to create a unified plan for how residents may return home in the safest, most organized...

Roadwork continues

Roadwork continues


H.E.L.P. activities are free for all


Learn something new about commercial shrimp and sea urchin farming at a free tour of the Texas AgriLife Research Mariculture Laboratory. Participants are invited to meet at 1:50 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, in the parking lot of the Civic Center to carpool to the facility, located on Port Street....

SandFest masters’ winners

SandFest masters’ winners


A team effort

A team effort


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