Waterfront picnic? Just add food

Waterfront picnic? Just add food


How would you like to find a place where you and friends can have a cozy private dinner, right on...

Sales taxes may bolster city budget


It’s the time of year to plan the city’s budget again, and Port Aransas officials aren’t exactly celebrating. But they’re...

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Straus looking for third term

While Gov. Rick Perry has been distracted by running for president, and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst by running for the U.S. Senate, House Speaker Joe...

Another (sad) milestone

First to go was the gray tabby that got me through college, multiple moves, marriage and childbirth. Next there was Bo, the yellow lab with...

Just who does Obama think he is – emperor?

“This notion I can somehow just change the laws unilaterally is just not true. We are doing everything we can administratively, but fact of the...

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DAILY • Port Aransas Community Park Swimming Pool, 700 Clark Parkway: Open Tuesday-Sunday. Hours: Water exercise: Tuesday-Friday 8:30 a.m. and noon. Open swim: Tuesday- Sunday, 1-6 p.m. Lap swim (shared...

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Tanner

Vonnie Lee Tanner of Port Arans has died on Tuesday, June 12, 2012. She was born on Aug. 28, 1948 in Corpus Christi to Samuel Edward Dorris and Verona Meriel Speed...


Waterfront picnic? Just add food

Waterfront picnic? Just add food


How would you like to find a place where you and friends can have a cozy private dinner, right on the water, with upclose views of boats cruising in and...

Sales taxes may bolster city budget


It’s the time of year to plan the city’s budget again, and Port Aransas officials aren’t exactly celebrating. But they’re not complaining too much, either. “Relative to municipalities and other...

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Beach walk set

Beach walk set


Grab your sunscreen and take advantage of a free, guided beach walk tomorrow, Friday, June 22. Meet guide Shirley Fischer at 9 a.m. on the beach under the purple flag near Horace Caldwell Pier. Fischer will explain to interested visitors and residents what type of items wash ashore on Mustang...

Animal shelter seeking help

Animal shelter seeking help


Connie Beane is issuing a plea for more folks to come forward and volunteer to help take care of dogs and cats at the city’s animal shelter. Beane, president of Animal Friends of Port Aransas, helps coordinate volunteer work at the shelter. Right now, the shelter has only about five...

Historical thriller is next up for book club


Check out a copy of the book, “People of the Book,” by Geraldine Brooks and journey back in time with the book’s main character as she unravels the mysteries of a rare book’s ancient past. Then join the book club at the Ellis Memorial Library on Tuesday, July 10, for...

All together, now!

All together, now!


Above: Port Aransas High School graduates, their friends and family gather for a group photo portrait at Sharkey’s Beach Club on the evening of Saturday, June 16. Graduates from various class years got together at Sharkey’s. The reunion itinerary also included get-togethers at PAHS and at the beach. Right: Kathy...

Fireworks display to be held on July 4


The annual Fourth of July fireworks display is on in Port Aransas. The display will mark the 236th birthday of the United States. Residents and visitors are invited to watch the fireworks display on Wednesday, July 4. The city, in conjunction with Charles Butt of San Antonio and Port Aransas...

Water department asking residents to conserve water


Nueces County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4 is calling on Port Aransas residents to voluntarily take measures to conserve water. The water provider’s move comes as Corpus Christi city officials ask their residents to do the same thing after the lakes that supply Corpus Christi’s drinking water recently...

Marilyn Cook awarded National Teacher of Honor

Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society applauds accomplishments

Marilyn Cook, a reading instructor and the district dyslexia specialist for the Port Aransas Independent School District, has been awarded the new Master Teacher of Honor from the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education. Cook is the third recipient of the award this year. “Great teachers change lives...

‘Foodie’ offers suggestons for dining at city pavilion


The new floating pavilion at the city marina offers a small venue for a picnic or small celebration such as an anniversary party or a surprise birthday lunch. And living near the beach, the residents of Port Aransas are used to packing a mobile meal fit for any gathering. Main...

PAISD trustees to begin budget work


Port Aransas school trustees were expected to begin working on the 2012-2013 school year budget when they met at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20. The meeting was changed from the normal second Thursday of the month because of scheduling flicts. Superintendent Dr. Sharon Doughty said before Wednesday’s meeting that the...

Dad’s Day dip

Dad’s Day dip


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In training


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In the swim


You’ve come a long way, baby!

You’ve come a long way, baby!


Bake sale to benefit swim team


Help keep the swimmers afloat. A bake sale will be held tomorrow, Friday, June 22, to benefit the Port Aransas Swim Team. The sale will be from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Family Center IGA. Proceeds will help fund scholarships for team members as well as pay for suits,...

Halloween in June

Halloween in June


Deadline today to order ‘Walk of Fame’ pavers

Deadline today to order ‘Walk of Fame’ pavers


If you want your message to be part of the first batch of Port Aransas High School commemorative pavers, you need to get to the school office. Now, Bubba. Today, Thursday, June 21, is the deadline for orders for the pavers, which PAHS Principal Sharon McKinney wants to have installed...

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