Marlins to play Ben Bolt at regionals


The Marlins baseball team will start their regionals three game series against Ben Bolt in Rockport on Friday, May 17...

Winners

Winners


Made in the shade

Made in the shade


Coming to town

Appraisal officials to talk to islanders

Here’s what might be a good chance to learn something about property appraisals in Port Aransas. Officials with the Nueces...

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Obama, Perry, meet in Austin

While President Barack Obama was talking to students at Manor New Technology High School, northeast of Austin, and stopped off for barbecue and a chat...

So close, yet so far away

For today’s teens, smart phones are the new “keys” to freedom to hang out with your buds, so getting a driver’s license is no longer...

3A Benghazi, IRS: Watergate II?

In his defense of President Obama, Press Secretary Jay Carney is beginning to sound a lot like Ronald Zeigler, Richard Nixon’s spokesman. Carney only has...

Island Agenda


Daily • Port Aransas Community Park Swimming Pool, 700 Clark Parkway: Open Tuesday-Saturday. Hours: Water exercise: Tuesday, noon. Open swim: Tuesday-Thursday, 1-2 p.m., Fri. – Sat., 1-5 p.m. Lap swim...

Marlins win first game of series

Marlins win first game of series


The varsity Marlins baseball team won 3-2 the first game of their area series against D’Hanis on Friday, May 10.   The Marlins play again today, Saturday, May 11, at...

Marlins qualify for regionals


The varsity Marlins baseball team qualified for regionals after defeating D’Hanis 7-4 in Game Two of the area series on Saturday, May 11.  The Marlins’ next opponent is yet to...

Marlins movin’ on up!

Marlins movin’ on up!

Regional is next against Ben Bolt

The varsity Marlins baseball team qualified for regionals after winning 2-0 in the best of three games series against D’Hanis at area. The first game was played on Friday, May...

Top athletes to be named on Monday

Top athletes to be named on Monday


The Marlin Athletic Banquet is scheduled for Monday, May 20. The event will start at 6 p.m. at the Port Aransas Civic Center. Tickets can be purchased at the door,...

Davis

Davis

Vi rgi n ia Lee Davis of Nardin, Okla., died on Saturday, April 27, 2013. On Monday, April 29, she would have been 95 years old. Davis was born on...

Goering

Goering

Joan Beth Goering died Saturday April 27, 2013 at Wesley Towers in Hutchinson, Kan. She was 85. Goering spent many winters fishing in Port Aransas with her husband to whom...

Krauskopf

Hewitt James Krauskopf of Port Aransas died Monday, May 6, 2013, after a long illness. He was 77. He was born Nov. 7, 1935 in Hebbronville to Marie and Jimmy...

Perkins

Perkins

Norma Jean Perkins of Ingleside died on Friday, May 10, 2013. She was 68. She was born on Feb. 21, 1945 in Kingsville to Edith Imogene (Reagan) and H.P. Cope....

Clarence E. ‘Skip’ Galloway

Clarence E. “Skip” Galloway, formerly of Highlands, died on Monday, May 20, 2013 in Rockport. He was the father of former Port Aransas resident Cherie Sanders, now of Aransas Pass....


Marlins to play Ben Bolt at regionals


The Marlins baseball team will start their regionals three game series against Ben Bolt in Rockport on Friday, May 17 at 7 p.m. The second game will be play in...

Winners

Winners


Made in the shade

Made in the shade


Coming to town

Appraisal officials to talk to islanders

Here’s what might be a good chance to learn something about property appraisals in Port Aransas. Officials with the Nueces County Appraisal District are scheduled to appear at a meeting...

Weekend of art events to kick off on Friday

Weekend of art events to kick off on Friday


Get ready for a weekend of art starting on Friday, May 17, and continuing through Sunday, May 19. The Port Aransas Art Center is celebrating its “Fiesta Weekend,” which kicks off with Fiesta de Mayo on Friday, then ArtFest Saturday and Sunday, and wraps up with the Songwriter’s Showcase on...

Students to perform play

‘Cinderella’s Dream’ starts Friday

A new twist on Cinderella will be performed by drama students from Seashore Middle Academy at the Port Aransas Community Theatre Friday through Sunday, May 17-19. Performances will be on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., and on Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for...

Concert set

Raeanne and the Ride

A free concert featuring classical rock and blues music will get started at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 17, at Roberts Point Park. Staged at the Patsy Jones Amphitheater in the park, Raeanne and The Ride will perform until 9 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, ice chests with...

EMS hosting open house


Port Aransas EMS will hold an open house on Wednesday, May 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the station, 705, W Ave A. The event is part of EMS Week scheduled from May 19 through May 25. “Our goal is to allow the public to come in and see...

Buy tickets right away for Kiwanis ball drop


Time is running out for a chance to purchase tickets for the third annual Kiwanis Golf Ball Drop and a chance to win $1,000 or one of four other prizes. Tickets are $ 10 each and may be purchased at American Bank, 216 S. Alister St., Coastal Creations Hair Salon,...

Pool fee slashed for Memorial Day


Get half-priced entrance to the Port Aransas Community Pool on Memorial Day, courtesy of the Port Aransas Parks and Recreat i on Department. The Port Aransas Community Pool, 700 Clark Blvd. off Ross Ave., will be open from 1 to 6 p.m. On Monday, May 27, entry fees for the...

Fishing buddies

Fishing buddies


Tennis anyone?

Parks and Rec offering adult, youth lessons

A year- round tennis program is now available for adults and kids of all ages, and will be conducted by tennis pro and Guinness World Record-holder Rob Peterson and his wife Becky, who is a former number-one-ranked tennis player in Texas. Register now for classes and camps at the Port...

Cody Collins earns degree at Texas A&M


Port Aransas High School 2008 graduate Cody Collins graduated from Texas A&M University College Station with a Bachelor of Science degree in wildlife and fisheries sciences with a minor in business administration on Saturday, May 11. Collins is the son of former Port Aransas residents Mike and Karen Collins now...

Summer camps for kids offer different themes


Save a space now for summer camps for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade through the Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department. Weekly camps with a different theme each week will be held from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The cost $140 per child for the first week and $120...

Delicious chili

Delicious chili


People gathered at Roberts Point Park for the annual Coastal Bend Law Enforcement Chili Cook-off on Saturday, May 11. Folks enjoyed the live band and the chili, while kids were having fun on the bouncing castles. Pictured clockwise from top...

Bonds to go to work

Bonds to go to work


Port Aransas residents approved the $3.5 million bond that will benefit Port Aransas Independent School District after elections held on Saturday, May 11. PAISD Superintendent Sharon Doughty thanked all voters. As soon as it is permissible, bond funds will be used for some of the facilities maintenance expenses that the...

Food and fun

Food and fun


Experience is key

Experience is key

Education notes

Before I turn over the Brundrett Middle School keys to Michael Hannum, I want to share some life lessons my middle school experience has taught me these past four years. So much happens during the middle school years. As middle school principal, I have witnessed that these are the years...

Helping out

Helping out


Pre-K registration is set for Tuesday


Registration for students who want to enroll in pre-kindergarten for the 2013-14 school year in Port Aransas has been set for Tuesday, May 21. Registration will be from 8:30 to 10 a.m. and from 1:30 to 3 p.m. At the elementary school office, 100 Station St. Parents of children who...

Happy Scouts

Happy Scouts


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