Ready for take-off

Ready for take-off


Board calls for bond of $3.5 mil

Board calls for bond of $3.5 mil


The Port Aransas Independent School District Board of Trustees finally came to an agreement over the bond issue. The board...

Still no contested races

Filing for city election scheduled to end Friday

Ballots for city council and school board remained unchanged this week, with filing ending Friday, March 1. Election Day is...

Port Aransas teachers will go to Arctic Ocean

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Can Texans afford Perry?


Texas taxpayers who can count may be starting to wonder how much of Gov. Rick Perry they can afford. In the name of good, businesslike...

Define, preserve Old Town


There’s a world of difference between Port Aransas, Texas and Fredericksburg, Texas, but there are lessons to be learned from the long-established German Hill Country...

Scott to voters: Nevermind


ORLANDO, Fla. — Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) was one of those tea party stars whom voters believed had the courage of his convictions when he...

Island Agenda


Daily • Port Aransas Community Park 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,...

Tough competition for varsity

Tough competition for varsity

Tennis

The Port Aransas High School varsity and junior varsity teams headed for Goliad on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 21 and 22, and enjoyed measured success, with the varsity having the...

All-district

All-district


Practice

Practice


Lady Marlin Softball February14-16@Beeville (JV) TBA21-23Woodsboro TBA26@Aransas Pass (JV/V)5 / 728-Mar 2@Victoria St. Joe TBAMarch5 Robstown (JV/V) 5:30/77-9@Flatonia Tourney TBADistrict12San Perlita Noon14@Ben Bolt 419Bruni (JV/V) 4/622@La Villa(JV/V) 4/626Benavides(JV/V) 4/628San Perlita...

Port Aransas High School Track Schedule


March 1Ingleside9 Woodsboro16 Three Rivers23 Ben Bolt28 SintonApril6 JV – District MeetBen BoltVarsity – Area MeetBen Bolt26-27 RegionalSA Judson

PAHS Golf Schedule


Tournaments are at 9 a.m. unlessotherwise noted.March5 Beeville GCJVB/JVG6 Alice GCVB/VG18 Alice GCVB/JVB19 Alice GCVG/JVG26 Alice GCDistrictVB/VG/JVB/JVGApril15/16 Brenham CCRegionalVB/VG

Expectations high for Marlins baseball

Expectations high for Marlins baseball


The Marlins baseball team will play its first regular season game against London High School on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 3 p.m. The team is composed of 26 players, 13...

Marlins Varsity Baseball


Home Games in BOLD Type* Denotes District GamesFebruary9 @Ben Bolt Noon(Scrimmage)15 London 4:30(Scrimmage)16 Kingsville Academy 1(Scrimmage)@Texas A&M University –Kingsville28-Mar 23rdCoast Tournament(Port Aransas, Charlotte, Kingsville Academy, London, Benavides, Woodsboro, San AntonioCornerstone,...

Marlins Junior Varsity Baseball


February21-23 @Charlotte25 @Aransas Pass 6March5 @London 4:30/6:30Padre Little League8 Pettus 59 @Charlotte10/12:0011 K’ville Academy 1112 @Three Rivers 4:3019 Falls City 4:4522 @Aransas Pass4:3025 Woodsboro 5/6:4528 Kenedy 4:30April2 @Pettus 55 @Three...

5th ANNUAL THIRD COAST BASEBALL TOURNAMENT

Port Aransas High School

Thursday, February 289 a.m.Victoria Faith Academy vs.London11 a.m.Kingsville Academy vs.Woodsboro1 p.m.Benavides vs. VictoriaFaith Academy3 p.m.Port Aransas vs. London5 p.m.Woodsboro vs. Benavides7 p.m.Charlotte vs. SA Cornerstone Friday, March 19 a.m.Woodsboro vs....

BMSBasketball

BMSBasketball


Parker

Parker

Avalyn Virginia Parker, 81, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Seton Hospital in Austin after an illness. Daughter of Theodore and Daisel Moseley, she was born Sept. 15, 1931, in...

Peters

Peters

Gerald P. Peters died on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, in Port Aransas. He was 64. Peters was born on Oct. 29, 1948 in Berlin, Germany to Delmar and Helga Peters....

Memorial for Sue Byrd is slated Sunday

Memorial for Sue Byrd is slated Sunday

A memorial celebration for Sue Byrd of Port Aransas will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 3. It will be held at the Moore-McDonald VFW Post 8967, 311 N....

Lagedrost service is Thursday

Lagedrost service is Thursday

A celebration of the life of Marjorie Lagedrost of Port Aransas will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Dolphin Room at Cline’s Landing, 1000 N. Station...


Ready for take-off

Ready for take-off


Board calls for bond of $3.5 mil

Board calls for bond of $3.5 mil


The Port Aransas Independent School District Board of Trustees finally came to an agreement over the bond issue. The board voted in favor of a call for a $3.5 million...

Still no contested races

Filing for city election scheduled to end Friday

Ballots for city council and school board remained unchanged this week, with filing ending Friday, March 1. Election Day is May 11, and residents of the city and school district...

Port Aransas teachers will go to Arctic Ocean
Art on display

Art on display


First Friday

Enjoy art, food, wine at art center opening

Join the Port Aransas Art Center members for their annual All Member Show and contest at the March First Friday reception on Friday, March 1, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Members will have their artwork on display from then until Friday, March 29, at the art center, 323 N. Alister...

‘Red, White and Tuna’

Show opens Thursday

Loosen up your laughing muscles. The comedy “Red, White and Tuna” will open Thursday, Feb. 28, at Port Aransas Community Theatre (PACT). It’s one of a few comedic plays (preceded by “Greater Tuna” and “A Tuna Christmas,” and followed by “Tuna Does Vegas”) that are set in the fictional town...

Back to the’80s

Back to the’80s


Dunk junk for free at Saturday’s event


Gather all that junk cluttering up your garage and yard and take advantage of no dumping charges on Saturday, March 2. That’ s when the Spring “Dunk Your Junk” day will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. The event will be at the Port Aransas Collection Station on Ross...

ROMEOs stepping out


The ROMEOs (retired old men eating out) entertained their wives for a belated Valentine’s Day lunch at the 361 Restaurant at Port Royal on Tuesday, Feb. 19. The men serenaded their wives with love songs and presented them with red roses and a sweet treat. With 94 ROMEOs and guests...

They still sing her love songs

They still sing her love songs


Garden Club sets the stage for style


Forget the fashions worn for the Oscars last Sunday, in Port Aransas this spring you’ll see lots of color, ranging from blue to green and orange. You’ll also see “backto basics” black and white as well as vintage looks and oversized blousy and sheer featherweight materials. Lots of peek-a-boo veiling...

Get spoiled at the Venetian

Get spoiled at the Venetian

Dining out

Ever have one of those days that was a crazy, mixed up whirlwind? I seem to have more and more of them as the kids get older, the job duties get piled up and the volunteer work gets into full swing. At the end of that kind of day I...

Commercial yard of the month

Commercial yard of the month


Skeeter Ride and Ramble gets kids outside Sunday

Skeeter Ride and Ramble gets kids outside Sunday


Youngsters, put down those video games, at least for an hour or two. Outdoor fun and exercise will be the name of the game during the second annual Skeeter Ride and Ramble Sunday, March 3, at Port Aransas Community Park and Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie’s Pasture. The Skeeter...

Preparing for the future

Preparing for the future

Education notes

Career development is a process of awareness. It uses self-determination skills learned by students to prepare them for the post-secondary future. Moving from a high school environment to postsecondary opportunities has always been challenging. What am I going to do next? Where am I going to go? These are some...

Students to be released from classes early Friday


Port Aransas Independent School District students will have an early release from class on Friday, March 1. Students would be free to go after lunch at 1 p.m. The early release was scheduled to allow teachers and staff to participate in a comprehensive training to recognize the signs of child...

Kids’ art camp set for Spring Break


Youngsters looking for something to do during Spring Break might want to look to the Port Aransas Art Center. H.G. Olsen Elementary School teacher Marilyn Cook will be the instructor at the Spring Break Art Camp from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, March 11-15. It will be held...

Griffin on dean’s list at Belmont


Taylor Griffin has been named to the dean’s list for the 2012 fall semester at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. The recognition is for students who carry a minimum course load of 12 hours, exclusive of audit and pass/fail courses, and earn a quality point average of 3.5 with no...

Williams is TSU grad


Whitney Williams graduated from Texas State University in San Marcos at the end of the fall 2012 semester. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Port Aransas High School, earned a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science degree. She is the daughter of Stephanie and Jay Kenigsburg of Port Aransas.

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