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Top city manager candidates to visit

A city hall committee has narrowed its search for a new Port Aransas city manager to two candidates, but the...

On 11th

On 11th


Comeback kid

Comeback kid

Prison term over, Jesse Kelton aces college

Jesse Kelton repeatedly has made the president’s list for his sterling grades at Del Mar College, and he recently was...

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Nominations needed for Citizen of the Year

Time is running out to submit nominations for the 2012 Citizen of the Year, and with the deadline Monday, Jan....

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Political Cartoon


Dear Congress: Work or you can forget paycheck


If you were a Momma and the Congress were under your watch, and you encountered this fiscal cliff fiasco, you’d probably at least put them...

Women not incidental in Senate


As the son of a woman, the husband of a woman and the father of daughters and granddaughters, I celebrate the record number of females...

Good works deserve credit

Editorial

Port Aransas is home to many unsung heroes. These are people who, with no thought to personal or professional gain, pitch in to get projects...

Island Agenda


• Port Aransas Community ParkDaily 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 Saturday, 1-5...

Victory

Victory

One down, nine more district games to go for Lady Marlins

The Lady Marlins opened district play at home with a resounding 65-21 victory over the visiting Woodsboro Lady Eagles on Friday, Jan. 4. Despite that lopsided score, coach Stephanie Cowen...

Lady Marlins fly past Lady Eagles on way to 30-9 win


The junior varsity Lady Marlins opened with a lead and never looked back when they opened district play with a 30-9 win on Friday, Jan. 4. They hosted Woodsboro’s Lady...

3-pointers key Marlins win

3-pointers key Marlins win


Three-pointers and the lack of three of West Oso’s starters made for a lopsided 76-53 win for the Port Aransas High School Marlins varsity team. The game was played at...

Sweet revenge

Sweet revenge

JV Marlins take game from West Oso, 41-29

The junior varsity Marlins stepped on the court Friday, Jan. 4, with one thing on their minds: revenge. And they got it with a 41-29 win over their counterparts from...

Lady Marlins score wins over Agua Dulce


The Lady Marlins posted two wins tonight over Agua Dulce. The varsity won 71-24, while the JV won 43-23. Look for photos and details in the Jan. 24 print and...

Marlin men chalk up wins


The Marlin varsity and junior varsity went different directions tonight when Agua Dulce cancelled the JV game. Bottom line: Wins for both teams. The varsity put away Agua Dulce 79-17...

Fitzsimmons

Fitzsimmons

Elizabeth Mae “Betty” Fitzsimmons of Waseca, Minn., died Saturday, De c . 2 9 , 2012 in Port Aransas. She was 82. Fitzsimmons was born on Jan.10, 1930, in Osakis,...

Dorris

Verona Muriel Speed Dorris died on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in Port Aransas. She was 82. Dorris was born in Port Aransas to Leona Lee and Jack C. Speed on...

Krayecki- Huchthausen

Krayecki- Huchthausen

Shirley Krayecki- Huchthausen, 68, died from complications of diabetes on Dec. 27, 2012, at the Stevens Point Care Center in Whiting, Wis. She was the mother of Diane L. Anderson...


Looking at leaders

Top city manager candidates to visit

A city hall committee has narrowed its search for a new Port Aransas city manager to two candidates, but the search could expand again later, depending on how things go,...

On 11th

On 11th


Comeback kid

Comeback kid

Prison term over, Jesse Kelton aces college

Jesse Kelton repeatedly has made the president’s list for his sterling grades at Del Mar College, and he recently was honored at a meeting of the school’s Board of Regents...

Act now

Nominations needed for Citizen of the Year

Time is running out to submit nominations for the 2012 Citizen of the Year, and with the deadline Monday, Jan. 14, none had been received at press time. The Citizen...

Clowning around with the crowd

Clowning around with the crowd


Comedy runs through January

Port Aransas Community Theatre

Catch a performance of “Daddy’s Dyin: Who’s Got the Will?” any Friday , Saturday or Sunday this month at the Port Aransas Community Theatre. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays, Jan. 11-12, 18-19, 25-26 at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays, Jan. 13, 20 and 27, at 2:30 p.m. The play is...

Try yoga on the beach Saturday


Enjoy a free yoga class on the beach Saturday, Jan. 12, at Horace Caldwell Pier at the end of Beach Street. Nancy Myers instructs the class, which begins at 8 a.m. Folks should bring a beach towel or mat suitable for use on the beach. A yoga class is held...

Craft workshop set


Make potato jewelry at the next “We’re Having Fun” workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 15. The free crafts workshops are held weekly at the Girl Scout hut, 739, W. Ave. A, at 2 p.m. Part two of the class will be Thursday, Jan. 17, at 2 p.m. The series is sponsored...

Western to be shown


A western starring John Wayne, “Angel and the Badman,” will be shown at the Community Center on Saturday, Jan. 12, at 6:55 p.m. Admission is free and popcorn will be served. The movie was released in 1947 and written and directed by James Edward Grant. In addition to Wayne, Gail...

Pedal through nature preserve


Pedal along the trails in the Nature Preserve at Charlie’s Pasture with fellow bicyclists on Monday, Jan. 14, at 10 a.m. The ride is designed as a social way for folks to get exercise and enjoy the outdoors, according to Pam Greene, community program director. Greene said the ride is...

Students plan waffle breakfast for fundraiser


Bring a healthy appetite for waffles to the H.G. Olsen Elementary School cafeteria on Sunday morning, Jan. 20. An all you-can-eat waffle breakfast will be served from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. as a fundraiser for the Brundrett Middle School Student Council. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $6 at...

Crafts, games, trips added to schedule at JELM Center

Crafts, games, trips added to schedule at JELM Center


More new things are happening at the Community Presbyterian Church’s Joint Effort Leisure Ministry (JELM) Center beginning this month. Two Sisters Crafts starts on Thursday, Jan. 10, and will be held every Thursday afternoon through March 7. The classes will be in a JELM classroom at 1 p.m. Each class...

Health fair offers professional and non-traditional services

Saturday, Jan. 19

A health fair featuring professionals with information on traditional and non-traditional health services available in the Coastal Bend will be held at the Community Center, 408 N. Alister St., on Saturday, Jan. 19. The fair will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and a free bloodmobile will be available...

Pratt to discuss history of city


Learn about the history of Port Aransas at a talk by Rick Pratt on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the Community Center, 408 N. Alister. The talk is part of the Port Aransas Parks and Recreation’s Brown Bag Lecture Series. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and the talk begins at noon....

Communication is key

Communication is key

Education notes

Parents and teachers desire the same thing — the best possible learning experience for their children and students. To accomplish that, an open line of communication with their teachers is a must. What is good communication? Good communication is when the listener understands your message. It is important for parents...

At practice

At practice


Back to school

Back to school


All aboard!

All aboard!


PAISD trustees meeting


A meeting to determine if any action will be taken on Port Aransas Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Sharon Doughty’s evaluation and contract will be held Thursday, Jan. 10. PAISD Board of Trustees met Wednesday, Jan. 9, to evaluate Doughty’s performance, after which no action was taken. The meeting Thursday...

Students are selling tickets


Enjoy some spaghetti and help some Port Aransas children get a big civics lesson at the same time. The Brundrett Middle School eighth-grade class will hold a spaghetti dinner Sunday, Jan. 27, to raise money to take a trip to Washington D.C. in June. Students will tour monuments and other...

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