Yule tide

Yule tide

Boat parade is Saturday

Santa Claus is coming to town for the annual Boat Lighting Parade and Carolers Afloat in Port Aransas on Saturday,...

Little critters, big research

Little critters, big research

Lab has high hopes for starfish, urchin, shrimp studies

Some of the most monumental advances in human civilization are awaiting their breakthrough: solving world hunger, clean and safe ocean...

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Picking apart the election

There’s a lot of post-election analysis going on since President Barack Obama’s sophisticated campaign surprised Mitt Romney and other Republicans with a stronger-than-expected victory. Obama’s...

‘Pharaoh’ Morsi seizes powers

The diplomatic hosannas for Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi following his brokering of the recent ceasefire between Hamas and Israel were still being heard even as...

Join Shop Around party!

Where else but Port Aransas do people turn shopping into a party? Well, OK, lots of places do that, but nowhere is it more fun...

Island Agenda


• Port Aransas Community ParkDaily Swimming Pool, 700 Clark Parkway: Open Tuesday-Sunday. Hours: Water exercise: Tuesday-Friday 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and noon. Open swim: Tuesday-Sunday, 1-6 p.m. Lap swim (shared...

Lady Marlins take down Aransas Pass

Lady Marlins take down Aransas Pass


The Lady Marlins have officially upset three preseason state ranked teams with their 57-54 win over Aransas Pass High School on Monday, Nov. 19. Just coming off of their huge...

Lady Marlins sixth in state

Lady Marlins sixth in state


The Port Aransas High School Lady Marlins varsity basketball team was ranked number six in the state for 1A-Division, in the latest Texas Girls Coaches Association poll on Monday, Nov....

Marlins take out San Diego


The Marlins finished their first of two games in two nights with a solid 64- 43 victory on the road over San Diego High School Monday, Nov. 19. Coach Joe...

A cut above

A cut above


Marlins crush Rockport in easy victory


After a 77-40 win over Rockport, in the second game in two nights, the Port Aransas High School Marlins are off to a 7-1 start for the season. The Marlins...

JV falls to Rockport


The Marlins JV basketball team lost against Rockport 50-30 Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Port Aransas High School in the second game in two nights. Coach Kris Jones said playing back-to-back...

JV beats San Diego


The JV Marlins grabbed a 43-31 win on the road in San Diego on Monday, Nov. 19, giving a defensive performance that Coach Kris Jones described as “excellent.” Jones said...

Jump shot

Jump shot


Lady Marlins take second in Navarro Tournament


The Lady Marlins took second in the Navarro Tournament after losing to Navarro 49-35 in the championship game.  The Lady Marlins’ Madison Ray and Savannah Ortiz were named to the...

JV Lady Marlins chalk up win


Port Aransas High School’s junior varsity Lady Marlins just scored a win over Annapolis Academy of Corpus Christi. The score was 32-28. The game was played on the Lady Marlin...

Rathbun

Rathbun

Services were held for Ira Gray Rathbun of Port Aransas on Saturday, Nov. 24, at Comm unity Presbyterian Church. Burial followed at Royal Palm Cemetery in Port Aransas. Rathbun, 82,...

Danglade

Betty Elizabeth Danglade, formerly of Port Aransas, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 in Sinton. She was 78. Born on Nov. 2, 1934 in Brownwood to Vernon and Agnes Snipes, she...


Yule tide

Yule tide

Boat parade is Saturday

Santa Claus is coming to town for the annual Boat Lighting Parade and Carolers Afloat in Port Aransas on Saturday, Dec. 1, and will be bringing up the rear of...

Little critters, big research

Little critters, big research

Lab has high hopes for starfish, urchin, shrimp studies

Some of the most monumental advances in human civilization are awaiting their breakthrough: solving world hunger, clean and safe ocean waters, even human cell regeneration. Many scientists devote their lives...

Care and Share off to slow start
Toy Round-Up deadline nears TOY
Party Dec. 4

Party Dec. 4

KPAB

New and existing Keep Port Aransas Beautiful members, as well as anyone interested in learning more about the organization, are invited to a Christmas Party on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The party will be 5:30- 7:30 p.m. at the Community Center, 408 N. Alister St. A bingo gift exchange will be...

Stripes stores replacing tanks as a precaution


No leakage has occurred where two 32-year-old underground gasoline storage tanks are being replaced at a Port Aransas convenience store, according to a store spokesman. The aging tanks are being replaced as a precautionary measure to make sure no leaks occur in the future at the Stripes store on Alister...

Wait to buy beach parking permits until mid-December


If you don’t have a 2012 beach parking permit sticker yet, don’t bother trying to buy one. The permits no longer are being sold because it’s so close to the end of the year when they expire, said Port Aransas Police Chief Scott Burroughs. Police won’t enforce the city ordinance...

Add sparkle to season by giving


Donating to Operation Decoration will put some sparkle into Christmas for less fortunate Port Aransans. Operation Decoration collects cash to buy Christmas decorations for families in Port Aransas unable to afford them. School supplies are placed in stockings to give to the children of these families for Christmas. Cash and...

Port Aransas shops to stay open late Friday

Second Annual Shop Around

Shoppers got a preview of what’s to come at the annual Shop Around last weekend as they enjoyed a more leisurely Black Friday (and Saturday and Sunday) – Port Aransas style. Tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 30, more than 25 shops will stay open late for the second annual Shop Around. Participating...

Paying it forward

Paying it forward


Help decorate the ‘America Honors and Remembers’ tree


Residents and visitors alike can show their appreciation of current and past U.S. soldiers with an ornament placed on an America Honors and Remembers tree at the 2012 Enchanted Holiday Forest. A yellow ribbon will be placed on the tree for those deployed, a blue star for U.S.- based troops,...

Dec. 6 is deadline for lighting contest


With turkey leftovers from Thanksgiving a mere memory, or frozen for another day, it’s time to get serious about Christmas. Top on the list for Port Aransas home and business owners is the Port Aransas Garden Club’s Christmas Lights Contest. Entries will be accepted through Thursday, Dec. 6. Judging will...

Showing off their moves

Showing off their moves


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Holiday Forest needs entries

Decorate a tree to represent a favorite Christmas melody at the Enchanted Holiday Forest, which will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, Dec. 17-21, at the Civic Center. Set up is Sunday, Dec. 16, from 1 to 4 p.m. Participation is free, but donations of non-perishable foods...

Jump around

Jump around

H.G. Olsen Elementary

Get active, get fit and have fun learning jump rope tricks at the Jump-A-Thon at H.G. Olsen Elementary School Thursday, Dec. 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. The Student Health Advocacy Coalition (SHAC) is holding this family fitness night for elementary students grades K-5 and their families. Different stations will...

Play practice

Play practice


Healthy habits

Healthy habits


‘Yes, Virginia’ almost here

Play starts Thursday, Dec. 6 and runs through Dec. 8

The holidays are here and some students at H.G. Olsen Elementary are getting into the Christmas spirit with the rehearsal of “Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus.” The play will be performed by third through fifth grade students, and is scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 6, 7 and...

A cappella karaoke

A cappella karaoke


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