Lesson Mountain

Lesson Mountain

Free sand sculpting lessons preamble to SandFest

Get a leg up on the competition by taking part in the free sand sculpting lessons that will be offered...

Surf claims two lives

Surf claims two lives

Men were visiting from Lamesa

The body of a second drowning victim was found at 10:18 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, near Pole 40 on the...

Green light

Green light

City to get go ahead to move sand at park

A newly issued federal permit will give workers more freedom in how they maintain the beach at I.B. Magee Beach...

PAHS golf teams finish third, fourth at regional


 The Marlin golf team finished third yesterday at the regional golf tournament in Brenham, and the Lady Marlins team finished...

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Rapoport loss will run deep

Bernard Rapoport, the noted insurance magnate and philanthropist who died late Thursday, April 5, at the age of 94, was an anomaly in a lot...

Movies missed reality of Titanic

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — Here, where Titanic, the massive White Star Line luxury liner, was built — the joke for years has been, “It was...

A vision worth supporting

Port Aransas has stepped up to the plate so many times, and the results have been phenomenal. There are so many examples, there’s not space...

AGENDAISLAND


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 1-6...

Netters advance to regionals

Netters advance to regionals


Port Aransas High School will send three doubles teams and one singles player to the Region 4 Class 1A tennis tournament at College Station next week after winning at the...

Marlins roll over Runge

Marlins roll over Runge


The Marlin baseball team went to Runge on Tuesday, April 3, and returned home with a 9-5 win and preserved their third- place position among Texas 1A baseball teams. The...

Girls out-hit opponents

Girls out-hit opponents

But Lady Marlins still fall to Lady Cardinals, 2-3

Despite out- hitting the Lady Cardinals 8- 3 at La Villa on Tuesday, April 3, the Lady Marlins couldn’t pick up enough runs to win the game, and posted a...

Marlins put the hurt to Agua Dulce foes

Marlins put the hurt to Agua Dulce foes


The Marlins picked up an extra baseball game on Thursday, April 5, keeping their bats warm by handing the Agua Dulce Longhorns a 20-0 defeat on the Agua Dulce diamond....

JV stops Dulce’s ’Horns


The junior varsity Marlins worked up a sweat in Agua Dulce on Thursday, April 5, turning in 13 runs in the second inning as they swept to a 23-2 victory....

Ten headed to area

Ten headed to area

Varsity and JV Marlins bring home ribbons at District

Ten Marlins will advance to the area track meet tomorrow, Friday, April 13, at Sinton High School. The top four finishers in their respective events at the district meet held...

On to regional

On to regional

Marlins, Lady Marlins place second in district golf

Both the girls and boys Marlins golf teams will advance to regional competition after posting secondplace finishes at the district golf tourney at the Alice Golf Club on Monday, April...

Golf deadline set


Friday, April 27, will be a good day to play some golf. Join fellow golfers that day for Trinity by the Sea Episcopal Day School’s 2012 Charity Golf Tournament at...

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Association begins softball

The lights go on at Jerry Mc- Donald Field tonight, Thursday, April 12, when the Port Aransas Softball Association begins men’s league play. Organizer Butch Findley said the league is...

Woodruff

Woodruff

Wayne D. “Bud,” “Woody” Woodruff o f Tr a – verse City, Mich., died on Monday, April 9, 2012. He was 88. Woodruff was born in Rapid City, Mich., to...

Carlson

Carlson

Marie Carlson died on Saturday, March 31, 2012 in Plano. Services will be held at Trinity by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Port Aransas on Saturday, April 14, at 2 p.m. Carl-...

Williams

Williams

JoAnn Lee “Jo” Williams o f Po r t Aran- sas died Wednesday, April 4, 2012, in a Corpus Christi hospital. She was 76. Williams had been a secretary for...


Lesson Mountain

Lesson Mountain

Free sand sculpting lessons preamble to SandFest

Get a leg up on the competition by taking part in the free sand sculpting lessons that will be offered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 14,...

Surf claims two lives

Surf claims two lives

Men were visiting from Lamesa

The body of a second drowning victim was found at 10:18 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, near Pole 40 on the Mustang Island beach. Port Aransas police executive Lt. Darryl Johnson...

Green light

Green light

City to get go ahead to move sand at park

A newly issued federal permit will give workers more freedom in how they maintain the beach at I.B. Magee Beach Park in Port Aransas, a city official said. The result...

PAHS golf teams finish third, fourth at regional


 The Marlin golf team finished third yesterday at the regional golf tournament in Brenham, and the Lady Marlins team finished fourth today out of 12 teams. In the boys’ competition,...

Music in the park

Music in the park

Sunset Sounds concert series starts Friday

Hear Tropical Punch play a blend of blues, country, classic rock and original songs Friday, April 13, at Roberts Point Park. The free concert, which is the first of the Sunset Sounds series, will begin at 7 p.m. Perry Wing has gathered several Port Aransas musicians to form the band....

Toss junk during city’s ‘spring cleaning’ event


Start your spring cleaning Saturday, April 14, with the help of Keep Port Aransas Beautiful (KPAB), the City of Port Aransas and Republic Services (Allied Waste). The three are partnering for their annual spring clean-up, which gives residents an opportunity to haul trash to the city transfer station for disposal...

Enjoy yoga on the beach

Class set for Saturday

Take time to relax and become more flexible doing yoga on the beach Saturday, April 14. The public is invited to a free one-hour yoga lesson at 8 a.m. next to the Horace Caldwell Pier at the end of Beach Street. Instructor Nancy Myers will teach basic yoga moves suitable...

Help wanted

SandFest needs volunteers, sponsors for event slated here on April 20-22

Anyone who would like to get involved in the 16th annual Texas SandFest as a volunteer or a sponsor is “welcome aboard.” SandFestis the official sandsculpture contest for the State of Texas. It will be held in Port Aransas April 20-22. SandFest, the largest master sand-sculpting contest in the U.S.,...

Time is short to reserve ArtFest space


Artists still have time to reserve a booth for the Seventh Annual ArtFest. The deadline to reserve a booth for ArtFest has been extended to Wednesday, April 25. More spaces have been created since the event has been moved to a larger venue. Visit www.portaransasartcenter.org for an artist’s application, or...

Art show winners named


Winners of the Port Aransas Art Center March All Member Show have been selected, including the People’s Choice Award. The exhibit was held March 2 and judged by Corpus Christi artist Guy Morrow. First place went to Zulia Gotay Anderson for her oil painting titled “Three Wishes.” According to Morrow,...

Beach cleanup set for April 28


Head to the beach on Saturday, April 28, to join in the 26th annual Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup. Volunteers will clean the Port Aransas beach and the beach at St. Joseph Island. Check-in at 8:30 a.m. on the beach at Avenue G. The cleanup begins at 9...

Digging deep

Digging deep


Passing through

Passing through


A&M lab tour is set for today by H.E.L.P


See what the Texas A&M AgriLife Mariculture lab is all about today, Thursday, April 12. The City of Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department will guide a tour of the facility at 2 p.m. Space is limited so preregistration is required. Contact community programs coordinator Pam Greene at pamg@cityofportaransas.org or...

And, they’re off!

And, they’re off!


Easter smiles

Easter smiles


In the hunt

In the hunt


We’ve come a long way

We’ve come a long way

EDUCATION NOTES

The blank page stares back at me — so much to say about the school district and my tenure on the board of trustees that I don’t know where to start. I presume I should introduce myself to those who don’t know me. My name is Margaret Price, and I...

Disco dance on Friday

Disco dance on Friday


It’s time to do some disco dancing. H.G. Olsen Elementary will hold its annual disco dance from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, April 13. Pizza and drinks will be on sale. Hair painting also will be offered and a prize drawing will be held. The school is asking for parent donations...

TAKS scheduled for April 23-27


TAKS tests haven’t quite gone away yet. Students at Port Aransas High School will be taking the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills, known as TAKS, the week of April 23-27, under a somewhat complicated schedule. On Monday, April 23, students in the 10th and 11th grades will take the...

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