Art in the heart of old town?

Art in the heart of old town?

Future site of art center complex?

Cottages to culture

Cottages to culture

Center plans to turn complex into interactive arts locale

The Port Aransas Art Center is planning to purchase the Spanish Village cottages on Alister Street and build a new...

Easter egg hunt slated on Sunday


Hunt for Easter eggs at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 8. The hunt is sponsored by the Rotary Club, and it...

Churches set Easter services


A community- wide interdenominational Easter sunrise service will be held Sunday, April 8. Services will begin at 7 a.m. under...

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Romney debate Newt, Rick? Nah

So now, the Republican Party of Texas has put out the invite for the remaining GOP presidential hopefuls to debate here before the May 29...

Easter tradition: Dye the dog

About 25 years ago, my sister started what has become a family tradition. Initially, I was opposed for humanitarian – or should I say, dogitarian...

Health care plan – is it care or cure?

The debate isn’t new, but as the country awaits the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,...

ISLANDAGENDA


DAILY • Port Aransas Community Park Swimming Pool, 700 Clark Parkway: Open Tuesday-Saturday. Hours: Water exercise: Tuesday-Friday 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and noon. Open swim: Tuesday-Thursday, 1-2 p.m.; Friday-Sunday 1-5...

Middle school Marlins say district is a success

Middle school Marlins say district is a success


The district middle school track meet, scheduled for March 29, was moved at the last minute from Kenedy to Charlotte because of heavy rains the day before at Kenedy. Brundrett...

Big swing

Big swing


Track team rakes in ribbons

Track team rakes in ribbons

At Ben Bolt meet

The Marlins came home from a track meet in Ben Bolt on Friday, March 30, with more blue ribbons to hang in their trophy case. Austin Scott, Jackson Willoughby, Emily...

Bats keep balls in the park

Marlins still score win over Falls City

Coaches warned at the beginning of the season that the introduction of a new “BB CORE” bat by the University Interscholastic League would cut the number of long balls in...

JV Marlins defeat Kingsville, Falls City


The junior varsity Marlins played two baseball games in a week, scoring a total of more than 30 runs and defeating Pan American- Presbyterian Kingsville in Kingsville (23-0) and Falls...

Marlins rack up win on the road


The Port Aransas Marlins continued their winning streak on Tuesday, March 27, this time with the victims the Pettus Eagles on the Pettus diamond. The Marlins came away with a...

The wind-up

The wind-up


Slide!

Slide!


Big swing

Big swing


Golfers prep for district at Alice


Although no awards or medals were given in a threeway golf meet among Port Aransas, Woodsboro and Kenedy at Alice on Monday, April 2, Marlin golfers came away with some...

Clark

Clark

Pamela June Clark of Port Aran- s as die d Thursday, March 29, 2012. She was 54. Clark was born in Sinton Dec. 29, 1957, to Emma and Jack Yardley....


Art in the heart of old town?

Art in the heart of old town?

Future site of art center complex?

Cottages to culture

Cottages to culture

Center plans to turn complex into interactive arts locale

The Port Aransas Art Center is planning to purchase the Spanish Village cottages on Alister Street and build a new art center headquarters building there. If it happens, the move...

Easter egg hunt slated on Sunday


Hunt for Easter eggs at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 8. The hunt is sponsored by the Rotary Club, and it will be held at the ball fields in the Port...

Churches set Easter services


A community- wide interdenominational Easter sunrise service will be held Sunday, April 8. Services will begin at 7 a.m. under the Fred Rhodes Memorial Pavilion at Roberts Point Park. The...

Broadway Revue goes on stage Saturday

Broadway Revue goes on stage Saturday


Broadway Revue on Saturday, April 7, at the Port Aransas Community Theatre is one production you won’t want to miss. Director Ken Yarbrough said after rehearsal on Sunday that it’s one of the best productions he’s seen at PACT. It’s limited to 60 for the dinner and show, so advance...

Chapel tours set Friday, Saturday


The Port Aransas Museum will offer tours of the Little Chapel on the Hill Friday and Saturday, April 6 and 7, at 9:30 a.m. Tours are offered the first and third Friday and Saturday of every month. Reservations are required and may be made by visiting the Port Aransas Museum...

First Friday showcases women

First Friday showcases women


The First Friday reception, a group show by “Island Women,” will be held at the Port Aransas Art Center, 323 N. Alister St., Friday, April 6. The event runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and will include live music and refreshments. Featured artists are Clementina Rivera, Sarah Searight, Victoria Marcella...

Farenthold to speak at Rotary Club today


If you’ve wanted to talk to your congressman, today is your chance. Congressman Blake Farenthold, R-Corpus Christi, speaks to the Port Aransas Rotary Club at noon today, Thursday, April 5. He will address the impact of Washington, D.C. on Port Aransas and ask Rotarians’ opinions of that impact. It’s the...

Mariculture lab tour scheduled April 12


Tour the Texas A& M AgriLife Mariculture lab on Thursday, April 12, at 2 p.m. The tour is held by The City of Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department as part of its H.E.L.P. series on health, ecology, lifestyle and preparation. Meet in the Civic Center parking lot, corner of...

Paint us purple!

April to honor Relay For Life with purple bows

Port Aransas Mayor Keith McMullin has declared April to be “Paint The Town Purple Month” in honor of the upcoming Relay For Life event. RFL team members will be going through town giving people purple bows with which to decorate the streets and their businesses. In addition, members will use...

Two hundred gather for turtle release

Two hundred gather for turtle release


It was April Fool’s Day, but it was no joke: Volunteers with the Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) released four sea turtles on the beach in Port Aransas on Sunday, April 1. An estimated 200 folks, many wielding cameras, gathered at the shore about one mile south of Beach Access Road...

Informal birding classic set for April


An informal 16th Annual Great Texas Birding Classic will be held this month, and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will spend the next year planning a newly envisioned Birding Classic for 2013. This year’s classic will use the TPWD Web site (www.tpwd. state.tx.us/huntwild/wild/birding/ gtbc/) as a place to highlight...

Adopt-A-Beach seeks helpers


Join in the 26th annual Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup Saturday, April 28. Cleanup begins at 9 a.m., and volunteers are asked to check-in at 8:30 a.m. on the beach at Avenue G. Registration also will be taken on-line at www.texasadoptabeach.org. Volunteers will be given data cards, gloves,...

White water surfing

White water surfing


NHS: More than grades

NHS: More than grades

EDUCATION NOTES

More isn’t expected of us because we are in the National Honor Society. We are in the NHS because we have shown that more can be expected of us. An average of 90 or above along with three teacher recommendations, and demonstrations of scholarship, leadership, service and character are required...

Wanted: Volunteers

Project Graduation seeking assistance

Project Graduation will be manning a bake sale Friday, April 21, at the Family Center IGA as well as working at SandFest April 20-22, so the organization is looking for volunteers. The bake sale will include chances to win a two-night stay at a Cinnamon Shore condo (including golf cart);...

Students raising fund for program

Help

A group of fifth graders has been nominated by their teachers to attend a Lone Star Leadership summer program in Austin and San Antonio. In the week-long program they will get to visit the state capitol, the state Supreme Court, several museums, the Alamo and the Institute of Texan Cultures....

Knot tying

Knot tying


Boogie on down at school


Come boogie dance at H.G. Olsen Elementary’s annual disco Friday, April 13, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Pizza, drinks and hair painting will be on sale, and a prize drawing will be held. The school is asking for parent donations to go in the baskets for the drawing and...

Toothy catch

Toothy catch


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