Marlins next to best in state!

Marlins next to best in state!


On her toes

On her toes

Morris has biggest role to date in ‘Nutcracker’

Hazel Morris has landed the biggest ballet part of her life. The Port Aransas High School senior will dance in...

It’s a first

It’s a first

Appointment gives Port Aransas its first voice on port commission

Charlie Zahn Jr.’s recent appointment to the Corpus Christi Port Commission appears to be the first time a Port Aransan...

Commercial construction seeing some action in town


An expanded shopping center, a new fast-food restaurant and a three-story condominium are in the works in Port Aransas. Tower...

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Finally – a voice on commission

Three out of five Nueces County commissioners (including the judge) did A Very Good Thing last week. They voted to appoint a Port Aransas resident,...

Rick Perry and the big ‘Oops!’

The Republican presidential debate Saturday, Nov. 12, in South Carolina was notable for at least two reasons: • It was the first debate on a...

Penn State’s shame is also our shame

“Success with Honor” is the motto of Penn State’s athletic program. They got it half right. The alleged sexual abuse of young boys by former...

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 second to one at state

Marlins second to one at state

Cross country team takes silver for second year in a row

Edged out of a gold medal by a mere three points, the Marlins cross country team is still proud of its silver medal from the state meet in Round Rock...

Ladies blast past Bloomington

Ladies blast past Bloomington

Season opener, 55-43

The varsity Lady Marlins opened their season at home against the Bloomington Lady Bobcats on Tuesday, Nov. 8, coasting to a 55-43 victory after building a 32-17 halftime lead. The...

Odem’s Owls lose feathers to tough Lady Marlin team

Odem’s Owls lose feathers to tough Lady Marlin team


The Lady Marlins got through a tough game against the Odem Lady Owls on Saturday, Nov. 12, said coach Stephanie Cowen, returning home on the winning end of a 35-26...

Classic brings tough foes

Classic brings tough foes


This year’s Marlin Classic tournament, which started this morning, Thursday, Nov. 17, will be no pushover. Both Marlins coach Joe Kocurek and Lady Marlins coach Stephanie Cowen agree on that....

Marlins tune up versus Industrial

Marlins tune up versus Industrial


The Marlins fine-tuned for the upcoming basketball season by controlling both the JV and varsity scrimmages against Industrial High School in Doyle Marek Gym on Saturday, Nov. 12. Coach Joe...

BMS teams kick off hoops season

BMS teams kick off hoops season

Ladies teams score big wins

Brundrett Middle School Lady Marlins kicked off their basketball season with a bang at Kenedy on Monday, Nov. 14, with seventh- and eighthgrade wins. The eighth-graders took a 6-2 lead...

Roos

Jonathan Roger Roos died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at the age of 52. He was a Port Aransas resident on and off for the past 30 years. Roos was born...

Moore

Moore

Curtis Rudolph Moore o f Po r t Aransas died Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, at the age of 75. Moore was born April 13, 1936, in Dangerfield to Doris and...


Marlins next to best in state!

Marlins next to best in state!


On her toes

On her toes

Morris has biggest role to date in ‘Nutcracker’

Hazel Morris has landed the biggest ballet part of her life. The Port Aransas High School senior will dance in the role of one of two fleurde lis in the...

It’s a first

It’s a first

Appointment gives Port Aransas its first voice on port commission

Charlie Zahn Jr.’s recent appointment to the Corpus Christi Port Commission appears to be the first time a Port Aransan has held a seat on the board, and it can...

Commercial construction seeing some action in town


An expanded shopping center, a new fast-food restaurant and a three-story condominium are in the works in Port Aransas. Tower Center Workers have begun laying the foundation for a second...

Bean, chili competition Saturday

Bean, chili competition Saturday


Fire up your barbecue pits and burners. It’s time to compete in the eighth annual Moore-McDonald VFW Post 8967 Bean and Chili Cook- Off. Cooks are invited to compete on Saturday, Nov. 19. To enter, register at the post, 311 N. Alister St., anytime up to the cookoff, but you...

Do good for planet Saturday

KPAB swap, recycling event

Take your unwanted plants, books, plastic bags, eye glasses and electronics to the Fred Rhodes Memorial Pavilion in Roberts Point Park Saturday, Nov. 19. Keep Port Aransas Beautiful and A Bag’s Life are hosting a plant and book swap and plastic bag, eyeglass and electronics recycling event from 9 a.m....

See ferry art entries at Civic Center today


Want to get a sneak peak at artwork that might soon adorn Port Aransas ferries? An exhibit from 5 to 7:30 p.m. today, Thursday, Nov. 17, will show artwork entered in the second annual Port Aransas Ferry Art Contest. The exhibit will be at the Port Aransas Civic Center. More...

Art sale is Saturday


Holiday shoppers take note, unique and artsy gifts will be offered at a discount at the Third Saturday Sale at the Art Center of the Islands on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The center, located at 323 N. Alister St., will offer a sale on original...

Memorial blood drive today


The third annual George Barnes Memorial Blood Drive will be held today, Thursday, Nov. 17. The blood drive, honoring the late George Barnes of Port Aransas, will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Family Center IGA, 418 S. Alister St., by the Coastal Bend Blood Center....

Dr. John Maddox succumbs

Dr. John Maddox succumbs


Dr. John Maddox, a longtime resident of Port Aransas until late 2009, died Saturday morning, Oct. 29, 2011, at his residence in Arlington. He was 93. Maddox and his wife, Terry, who died July 24, 2009, built the third house in the Mustang Beach neighborhood in the mid-1960s. It was...

New catch

New catch


Book club to discuss ‘Cutting for Stone’


An epic story of two brothers, set in Ethiopia and America, is the chosen book to be discussed at the Tuesday, Dec. 13, Ellis Memorial Library Book Club. The club will discuss “Cutting for Stone,” by Abraham Verghese, at the library, 710 W. Ave. A, at 6:30 p.m. If you...

Light up!

Boaters are invited to enter yule parade

Port Aransas residents and visitors are invited to holiday festivities at the Dennis Dreyer Municipal Harbor on Saturday, Dec 3. A coastal Christmas celebration, Carolers Afloat and Boat Lighting Parade, will be held beginning at 6:45 p.m. The Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce-Tourist Bureau and the Port Aransas Boatmen, Inc....

Brothers in arms

Brothers in arms


Principals report on tech advances

Principals report on tech advances


Principals from each campus told the Port Aransas ISD board of trustees about their campus improvement plan progress at the board’s meeting Thursday, Nov. 10, with emphasis on expanded learning and technology. H.G. Olsen Elementary School principal Pat Nelson led the presentations, pointing to continued literacy programs for students in...

Fishin’ for funds

Fishin’ for funds


Trustees hear good finance, attendance news


Port Aransas ISD trustees heard some good financial news and some good news from attendance monitors when they met on Thursday, Nov. 10. Financially, they heard the district’s auditor, Tommy Strealy, give them a clean bill of health for the fiscal year. The board’s audit committee met with Strealy for...

Student council has responsibilities

Student council has responsibilities

EDUCATION NOTES

My name is Connally Waight, and I am Student Council President for Brundrett Middle School. Getting elected is like any campaign: You must market yourself by hanging posters and getting out the vote. Your peers vote for you, and that is how the student council is formed. Once elected, you...

Winners

Winners


Computer center sets a kids’ day


The Port Aransas Computer Club invites youngsters ages 10-17 to a kids’ day at the Port Aransas Computer Center, 420 N. Alister St., on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids will be able to share computer games with friends, build social skills, learn to use the...

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