Real ghost stories

Real ghost stories

Guest disappears, father visits son, friend calls on high school buddy

• An otherworldly guest checks in at the Sportsman’s Lodge. • The late Carlos Moore makes a benevolent visit to...

Fall Back fun

Fall Back fun

Bus to run between Old Town and festival site

Going to the Fall Back Festival? Don’t want to drive? You don’t have to. Organizers of the event have arranged...

City manager gets pay hike
Voters to decide beach fate

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Gadhafi bites dust; now what?

“Another one bites the dust And another one gone, and another one gone  Another one bites the dust.” — Queen Forgive me if I don’t...

Get set for Fall Back fun!

When I first heard that the Fall Back Festival, one of the neatest events offered in Port Aransas, was not going to be in the...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Toter pollution I want to state that I am 100 percent in support of recycling. We all know the benefits of recycling to our planet...

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-Sunday, 1-6 p.m. Lap swim: Tuesday-Friday,...

Marlins run to district wins

Marlins run to district wins


Port Aransas High School cross-country runners qualified for regional competition at the district meet on Monday, Oct. 24, with the varsity boys taking first place and the varsity girls taking...

BMS takes 3 of 4


Both quality and quantity showed with Brundrett Middle School runners at the district cross-country meet on Monday, Oct. 24, as both the seventhand eighth-grade boys took first place, the seventh-grade...

Go crazy!

Go crazy!

Marlin Mania slated for Nov. 3

Things will be wild on Thursday, Nov. 3, when Marlin Mania hits the gym at Port Aransas High School. Conjured up last year as a fundraiser to help Marlins go...

Real runners

Real runners


District champs

District champs



Real ghost stories

Real ghost stories

Guest disappears, father visits son, friend calls on high school buddy

• An otherworldly guest checks in at the Sportsman’s Lodge. • The late Carlos Moore makes a benevolent visit to his son, Trent. • The victim of a fatal car...

Fall Back fun

Fall Back fun

Bus to run between Old Town and festival site

Going to the Fall Back Festival? Don’t want to drive? You don’t have to. Organizers of the event have arranged for a bus to take revelers to and from the...

City manager gets pay hike
Voters to decide beach fate
Beach walk is Friday

Beach walk is Friday


Beachcombers and those who just have curious minds are invited to meet at the beach tomorrow morning, Friday, Oct. 28, for a free guided beach walk. Port Aransan Shirley Fischer will lead the walk, helping participants identify shells and other items that wash ashore on area beaches. Walkers should meet...

From Europe

From Europe


Sand pumpkin carving Saturday


Do you like to make faces? If you do, the annual Sand Pumpkin Patch may be for you. “Pumpkin” carvers are invited to a sand pumpkin patch on the beach from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. Anyone wanting to have some fun getting creative while making pumpkins...

Cowboy balladeer to perform

Port Aransas Museum benefit

Dust off those cowboy boots and scoot on over to a Port Aransas Museum benefit concert tomorrow night, Friday, Oct. 28. Port Aransas Preservation and Historical Association has arranged for a Grammy nominated Don Edwards to perform for Port Aransas audiences at Third Coast Music, 502 E. Ave. G. Edwards...

Welcome to the island

Welcome to the island


Vote early through Nov. 4

State constitutional amendments

Early voting began Monday, Oct. 24, and will continue through Friday, Nov. 4, in the election to decide 10 proposed constitutional amendments for Texas. Balloting is at the Port Aransas Community Center, 408 N. Alister St. Voting is 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through Saturday, Oct. 29, and Monday, Oct. 31 through...

Funny hat day

Funny hat day


Red Ribbon Week wrapping up


The cops will be at Port Aransas schools today and tomorrow, Thursday and Friday, Oct. 27-28. It’s the conclusion of Red Ribbon Week, which aims at helping students commit themselves to drug-free lives. Today, officers are bringing popcorn and pickles to students during lunch hours at Brundrett Middle School and...

For a good cause

For a good cause


Play tennis!

Tourney to be held Nov. 5

Celebrate cooler autumn temperatures by entering the monthly round robin tennis tournament on Saturday, Nov. 5. The informal “just for fun” tournament will kick off with sign up at 7:45 a.m. Play begins at 8 a.m. Play is primarily mixed doubles, depending on who shows up. Entry fee is a...

D.C. trippers

D.C. trippers


Students prepare ‘creepy’ stage show


A tradition will continue beginning tonight at the Port Aransas Community Theatre when the sixth annual Port Aransas High School Halloween Show takes to the stage. The show will go on tonight, Thursday, Oct. 27, tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29, as scheduled. Curtain time is 7 p.m....

Scouts to collect food items


Cub Scouts and Webelos are planning to visit neighborhoods all over Port Aransas on Saturday, Oct. 29, as they take part in a drive to assist the Helping Hands Food Pantry. Accompanied by parents, scouts will hang plastic bags on the doors of homes around town. Each bag will contain...

Built for speed

Built for speed


SCHOOL MENUS


PORT ARANSAS ISDOCT. 31 – NOV. 4Breakfast(Includes juice & milk)MONDAYAssorted cereal, grahamcrackersTUESDAYBreakfast Hot PocketWEDNESDAYWaffle, sausage linkTHURSDAYBreakfast pizza bagelFRIDAYAssorted cereal, grahamcrackers Lunch(Includes fruit & milk)MONDAYChicken fajitas, Mexicanrice, saladTUESDAYHam/ cheese sandwich,baked chips, carrots withranch dressingWEDNESDAYCrispy chicken salad,crackersTHURSDAYCheeseburger, salad cup,tator totsFRIDAYPizza, tossed salad, cornPAHS SECOND CHOICEMon. – Manager’s choiceTues. – Grilled cheeseWed. –...

Learning to ride for ‘the brand’

Learning to ride for ‘the brand’

EDUCATION NOTES

This time of year is always one of my favorites. The waiting is finally over and we can actually begin after-school practice. The start of a new girls basketball season brings so many new beginnings. It brings new expectations, new memories, and even new mottos. I recently read a paper...

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