The champs

The champs


Wow!

Wow!

11 tarpon (seven didn’t count), grand slam highlight Roundup

The first tarpon caught during the Roundup in years. Big fish and lots of them. Perfect to near perfect seas....

Clean-up duty

Clean-up duty


Sizzling Fourth mirrors summer


It wasn’t just the sun that made the July 4 weekend a hot one in Port Aransas. Busy cash registers...

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Dewhurst can take his pick

David Dewhurst is in the catbird seat for the 2012 elections. The Republican lieutenant governor, who has presided over the Texas Senate for more than...

What am I thinking?

If you’ve got a passion for a hobby you really can’t pursue for one reason or another, raise your hand. My hand is in the...

Obama bashes wealthy Americans

“Nothing succeeds like success” — Alexandre Dumas, 1802- 1870 If new millionaires or billionaires were created every time President Obama and his fellow liberals disparage...

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...

Play ball!

Play ball!


Swimmers compete, prepare for regionals

Swimmers compete, prepare for regionals


The Port Aransas Swim Team competed in the Red League Championships on Saturday, July 9, at the Corpus Christi Natatorium. The meet allowed individual swimmers the opportunity to practice for...

Three picked for All-State

Three picked for All-State


Three Port Aransas baseball players were named to 2011 All-State 1A baseball teams by the Texas Sports Writer’s Association. Junior Andrew Groseclose holds down second base on the first team...


The champs

The champs


Wow!

Wow!

11 tarpon (seven didn’t count), grand slam highlight Roundup

The first tarpon caught during the Roundup in years. Big fish and lots of them. Perfect to near perfect seas. A near record registration. What’s not to like about the...

Clean-up duty

Clean-up duty


Sizzling Fourth mirrors summer


It wasn’t just the sun that made the July 4 weekend a hot one in Port Aransas. Busy cash registers ringing up around town also produced their share of heat....

‘Dear Edwina, Junior’ draws to end Sunday

‘Dear Edwina, Junior’ draws to end Sunday

Port Aransas Community Theatre

If the heat weren’t enough to make you head indoors for awhile, a live youth production at the Port Aransas Community Theatre may be the determining factor. The morale-boosting summer musical production “Dear Edwina, Junior” will complete its run this weekend, with performances held Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 14-...

Say ‘thanks’ by donating blood

Coastal Bend blood drive

Honor those who are there for us each day by giving blood today, Thursday, July 14. The blood drive, dedicated to honor Port Aransas Emergency Medical Services and Christus Spohn Hospital- Memorial intensive care unit and trauma department, will be held in the Coastal Bend Blood Center mobile unit in...

PASTOR’S PEN

PASTOR’S PEN

Refill your cup

Why is the Bible so important? After all, is it a collection of 66 different books by many different human authors about a variety of subjects. I am so glad you asked that question! The Bible is important for many reasons, but first, one has to understand how it was...

Needed funds

Needed funds


Still making memories

Still making memories


Battling brothers

Battling brothers


Bevy of boats

Bevy of boats


Guided beach walk scheduled for July 22


Grab a hat and a pail and make your way to the beach for a guided beach walk in Friday, July 22. The free, monthly walk, led by Shirley Fischer, will start at 9 a.m. under the purple flag next to Horace Caldwell Pier. Beachcombers and those with curious minds...

Pool gets handicap lift


An ADA-compliant (Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990) handicap lift has recently been installed at the Port Aransas Community Park Pool, 700 Clark Parkway. The lift is available for use during open swim hours, Tuesday through Sunday 1 to 6 p.m. According to Gary Mysorski, director of the Parks and...

Small, but speedy

Small, but speedy


Summer youth production

Summer youth production


Bake sale Saturday


The Port Aransas High School cheerleaders will hold a bake sale on Saturday, July 16, at the Family Center IGA, 418 S. Alister St., from 8 a.m. until items are sold out. Money raised from the sale will help the squad pay for their uniforms and fund signs and travel...

Mardi Gras in July

Mardi Gras in July


A little lesson

A little lesson


Shaving cream beards

Shaving cream beards


KIDS’ CALENDAR

Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Deparment and Other SUMMER PROGRAMS

Daily Activities THURSDAY, JULY 14 • Botanical Gardens Trip. 10:30 a.m. Bus will take kids ages 6 and up. Preregistration is required; call 749-4158. $4. MONDAY, JULY 18 • 25- cent cinema. 7: 05 p.m. Library. Family friendly movie and popcorn. 25 cents. • Christmas in July. 2 p.m. Girl...

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