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South Jetty deadline is coming tomorrow

Deadline for news and advertising in the Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving) edition of the South Jetty is noon tomorrow, Friday, Nov....

Second to one

Second to one


Renewal

Renewal

Jay’s eatery to move; Clark shop transforms

Big changes are coming to two longstanding places of business in Port Aransas. Jay and Stephanie Kenigsberg are in the...

Homecoming court

Homecoming court


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No question Texas is red

If there was any question, Texas is still a Red State. Despite Democratic President Barack Obama’s convincing re-election nationally in both the popular and electoral...

The changing of America

“The color of the world is changing day by day.” — “Les Miserables,” the musical. A look at the electoral map indicates the Republican Party...

Keep legal notices in open

An informed citizen is the ultimate source of power in a democratic government, which is why Texas’ governmental entities are required to print notices of...

Island Agenda


• 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,...

Marlins win second place at state meet

Marlins win second place at state meet


Outstanding achievement or heartbreaking defeat? While the former is obvious, it may be a bit of both for the Port Aransas High School varsity cross country team as they placed...

Lady Marlins fall to Calallen

Lady Marlins fall to Calallen


The Port Aransas girls’ varsity basketball team lost to 4A Calallen High School at Calallen, Friday, Nov. 9, in a tough game ending 38-49. Coach Stephanie Cowen said the girls...

Lady Marlins win big over Bloomington High School


The Lady Marlins varsity basketball started the season with a dominant victory over the Bloomington Bobcats 71-41 in Bloomington Tuesday, Nov. 6. Junior Savannah Ortiz led the Lady Marlins in...

Lady Marlins JV learn from tournament


The JV Lady Marlins faced tough competition in dual losses at the Flour Bluff JV Tournament Friday, Nov 9, in Corpus Christi. Although the team was soundly beat 68-16 in...

Defense wins

Defense wins


JV ladies open with close win


The Lady Marlins JV basketball pulled off a close 24- 22 season-opening victory against the Bloomington Bobcats Tuesday, Nov. 6, in Bloomington. Jordon Morris led the Lady Marlins with 15...

Marlin Classic tournament begins today

Marlin Classic tournament begins today


The Marlin Classic varsity basketball tournament started today, Thursday, Nov. 15, and will continue through Saturday, Nov. 17. The tournament is for both the varsity boys and girls teams. The...

The Port Aransas Marlins

The Port Aransas Marlins


Marlin Classic schedule change


The Marlins boys’ varsity game has been moved from 10:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 16, due to Ingleside High School’s football team being in the playoffs.  All...

Marlin Classic Update


The Lady Marlins won their first game in the Marlin Classic 45-41 against Taft High School.

Guerra-Prats

Guerra-Prats

Leonel (Lee) Lazaro Guerra- Prats died at his home i n Por t Arans a s Monday, Nov. 5 , 2012. He was 61. He was a local builder and...


Don’t be late

South Jetty deadline is coming tomorrow

Deadline for news and advertising in the Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving) edition of the South Jetty is noon tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 16. Pages will be sent to press a day earlier...

Second to one

Second to one


Renewal

Renewal

Jay’s eatery to move; Clark shop transforms

Big changes are coming to two longstanding places of business in Port Aransas. Jay and Stephanie Kenigsberg are in the process of selling the 710 S. Alister St. property where...

Homecoming court

Homecoming court


Texas A&M Mariculture

Texas A&M Mariculture

See what goes on at the research lab

Discover the future of research, science and shrimp farming at the Texas A&M AgriLife Mariculture lab tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. The working lab is developing technology for the shrimp and sea urchin farming that may revolutionize the industry. It also develops the feed for starfish for regeneration...

Science in action

Science in action


Sale set


Purchase all types of artwork, including pottery, jewelry and more at prices discounted 10, 20, 30 percent and more on Saturday, Nov. 17. The Port Aransas Art Center is having its Third Saturday Sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the center, 323 N. Alister St. More than 40...

Donate blood Thursday at memorial blood drive


Roll up your sleeves today, Thursday, Nov. 15, for the annual George Barnes Memorial Blood Drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Family Center IGA parking lot, 418 S. Alister St. The drive began as a result of a frantic blood collection effort by Tracey Gaines of Port...

Annual cook-off set for Saturday at VFW


Get your bean and chili pots ready for the 10th annual Moore-McDonald VFW Post 8967 Bean and Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, Nov. 17. To enter, register at the post, 311 N. Alister St., anytime up to the cook-off. Cooks must be registered before they start cooking and allow enough time...

Sherlock Holmes mystery next up for movie night


Test your skills of deduction with Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson in a showing of Murder at the Baskervilles, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 6:30 p.m. The film is a 1937 classic, and stars Arthur Wontner and Ian Fleming. This free event is open to the...

Port Aransas votes Republican in most races on Election Day


Color Port Aransas red. Voters cast their ballots, for the most part, for Republican candidates in the general election Tuesday, Nov. 6. Bucking the national trend, Port Aransas voters would have put former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the White House. Romney and vice presidential running mate Paul Ryan drew...

Recycling event slated Saturday


Swap, donate, recycle or come pick up something you need at this event. Keep Port Aransas Beautiful (KPAB) and the City of Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department are teaming up to celebrate America Recycles Day Saturday, Nov. 17. It’s free to the public and will run from 9 a.m....

Make crafts at holiday class


Folks will craft Thanksgiving decorations under the guidance of an instructor at a one-time class sponsored by the Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department. The class will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, in the Girl Scout hut in the parks and recreation department building, 739 W. Ave. A....

Group is selling afghans, T-shirts


You’ll be prepared for both warm weather and cold if you buy a T-shirt and an afghan at a fundraiser sponsored by Keep Port Aransas Beautiful (KPAB) tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 16. The sale will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. at the Family Center IGA tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 16....

Past and present

Past and present


Schools get out early Friday


Classes at all schools in Port Aransas Independent School District will have early release tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 16. H.G. Olsen Elementary School and Brundrett Middle School will release students at 1 p.m. Port Aransas High School will release their students for lunch at 12:30 p.m. and all students including ninth...

Friday is deadline to order

Bread sale

Port Aransas High School juniors and seniors will be selling Butter Braid Bread again this year for Project Graduation. Orders will need to be put in no later than tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 16, and orders will be in on Monday, Nov. 19. Orders may be picked up Tuesday, Nov. 20,...

Early morning exercise

Early morning exercise


PTO fundraiser orders are now available for students


Any products from the Parent Teacher Organization fundraiser that have not been picked up for delivery yet, including all frozen goods, will be available for pickup tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 16, at 1 p.m (a half day for students). Students can pick up their products from H.G. Olsen Elementary School cafeteria....

The vision for student council

The vision for student council

Education notes

My Name is Kyle Jones, and I am the current student council president at Brundrett Middle School. As with any successful organization, a supportive team is necessary. My team includes: Vice president Ben Milligan, secretaries Jace Maxham and Vivian Nahn and treasurer Grace Flood. In addition, sixth, seventh and eighth...

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