Dope floats

Dope floats

Bundles often drift ashore to Coastal Bend beaches

That 15-pound bundle of marijuana that washed up on the beach in Port Aransas Sept. 27 was just a drop...

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Cut cable hobbles Port Aransans

Cut cable hobbles Port Aransans


Oops. Hundreds of Port Aransans recently found their activities hobbled for hours after workers on State Hwy. 361 accidentally severed...

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Coyotes 101 Anyone who knows me will tell you I care about pets and island animal life. But I care more about the safety and...

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• Port Aransas Community ParkDaily 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 time): Tuesday-Friday,...

Spirit Dinner scheduled for Monday

Spirit Dinner scheduled for Monday


The Spirit Dinner at Roberts Point Park will give Port Aransas sports fans a chance to meet the 2012-2013 coaches, athletes cheerleaders and booster club members. The Marlin Athletic Booster...

And they’re off

And they’re off


Marlin cross country faces tough competition

Marlin cross country faces tough competition


The Port Aransas High School cross-country team faced the best competition of the year during their meet Saturday, Oct. 6, in Round Rock. All competitors ran in the varsity division,...


Dope floats

Dope floats

Bundles often drift ashore to Coastal Bend beaches

That 15-pound bundle of marijuana that washed up on the beach in Port Aransas Sept. 27 was just a drop in the bucket. Packages of marijuana and cocaine drift from...

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Cut cable hobbles Port Aransans

Cut cable hobbles Port Aransans


Oops. Hundreds of Port Aransans recently found their activities hobbled for hours after workers on State Hwy. 361 accidentally severed a fiber optic cable used for communications. Emergency 911 call...

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Lunch time


‘Phun’ weekend set for Buffet fans

‘Phun’ weekend set for Buffet fans


A weekend of “phun” for members of the Parrot Heads will start tomorrow evening, Friday, Oct. 12. “Wings Over Port A: Phins, Pheathers and Phantasies” will begin with a sunset sail aboard the Island Queen. This is the third year the Parrot Heads of Port Aransas have held their weekendlong...

Free yoga on beach is slated


Bring a towel or beach mat and join in a free yoga class on the beach Saturday, Oct. 13. The class begins at 8 a.m. at Horace Caldwell Pier, located at the end of Beach Street. Instructor Nancy Myers will lead participants through yoga exercises suitable for all fitness levels....

Sunset Sounds holds last concert in series

Sunset Sounds holds last concert in series


The last concert in the Sunset Sounds series is tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 12. David and Barbara Brown will play traditional and contemporary American folk music at the Patsy Jones Amphitheater in Roberts Point Park beginning at 7 p.m. The Browns originally were scheduled to play on Friday, Sept. 14, but...

Beer fest this weekend


Beer lovers are invited to sample 70-100 international beers and view classic cars this weekend at the first annual SeaFoam ™ beer tasting event at the Fred Rhodes Memorial Pavilion in Roberts Point Park. Starting tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 12, folks can purchase beer samples for around $1 each from 5...

Flu shots are offered


Flu shots for the public will be made available on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to noon. The City of Port Aransas will offer the shots at the Pollock Center for $15 each. For more information, contact the city at 749-4111.

Vote early at Civic Center


Early voting for the Nov. 6 general election will be held at the Port Aransas Civic Center Council Chambers between Oct. 22 and Nov. 2. The early voting will be held between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. the week of Oct. 22-26; from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday,...

Yard of the month

Yard of the month


Yard of the month

Yard of the month


Mary Humphries, manager of Island RV Resort, was honored by the Port Aransas Garden Club as the commercial yard of the month. Plants in that yard include oleander, yellow bells, roses, honeysuckle, queen palms and hibiscus.

Tour art studios, meet artists and enthusiasts

Tour art studios, meet artists and enthusiasts


A self- guided tour of local artists’ studios will give residents and visitors alike a taste of the “artsy side” of Port Aransas. The PA Art About will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, from 4 to 8 p.m. Artists from 16 studios will be on hand at their locations to...

Auditions set Oct. 14-16

Daddy’s Dyin’ coming to PACT in January

“Daddy’s Dyin’… Who’s Got the Will?” is scheduled for all Fridays and all weekends in January. Auditions will be held Sunday-Tuesday, Oct. 14-16, at 6:30 p.m. Four women, two men over 25 years old and one woman and one man over 50 are needed. Emily E.J. Regier, who also directed...

Halloween hits


A busy schedule is ahead for the Port Aransas Community Theatre (PACT) as they plan for upcoming events. First on the agenda is the Halloween Showcase, which will be a one-act play produced in partnership with the Port Aransas High School’s Marlin Drama Club on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19...

Trick or treat

Trick or treat


PTO slates Fall Fest Nov. 4


The Port Aransas Parent Teacher Organization will hold the annual Fall Fest on Sunday, Nov. 4, from 1 to 5 p.m. at H.G. Olsen Elementary School. Several carnival attractions and rides including an inflatable laser tag, a trackless train and a mechanical bull will be featured. The Port Aransas Animal...

School kids urged to get flu vaccines

On Monday

Flu season has officially started in Texas and Port Aransas Independent School District encourages everyone to get their flu shots on Monday, Oct. 15, in the administration building. The H-E-B pharmacy is sponsoring event that will run from 3 to 5 p.m. and professional immunizers will administer the vaccines. PAISD...

Pavers are being sold to line entry to school

Pavers are being sold to line entry to school


Port Aransas High School is beautifying its façade with the “Port Aransas Walk of Fame” at the school’s front entrance. The personalized brick pavers that have been on sale will be laid near the school front entrance along with a newly scheduled concrete addition that will surround the pavers. “...

Cub scouts seek officials for pack

Pack 29

Cub Scout Pack 29 in Port Aransas is seeking a committee chair and cub master. Every Cub Scout pack has a committee with members that include den leaders and a cub master. In Port Aransas, Tiffany Arnold is the acting committee chair. Jason Carlough is the acting cub master. “A...

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