Shrek

Shrek


Got drum? These guys sure do!

Got drum? These guys sure do!


Dickey is director at UTMSI
Language not a barrier

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Turnover biggest since ’98 elections

The political ambition tube has come unclogged now that Gov. Rick Perry has finally said that he won’t run for re-election in 2014, after 14...

Restrictions apply to all

Heads up. The stage 2 water restrictions that went into effect last week apply to everyone. Full-time residents. Part-time residents. Long- or short-term visitors. No...

President’s take on race

President Obama rarely misses an opportunity to insert himself into an issue. Last Friday, he appeared in the White House pressroom to comment on the...

Island Agenda


Daily • Port Aransas Community Park Swimming Pool, 700 Clark Parkway: Open swim Tuesday thru Saturday 1 – 6 p.m., Lap swim Tuesday thru Friday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.,...

All-state

All-state

Marlin baseball players rack up more awards

Three members of the 2013 Marlin baseball team were named to the Class A all-state team named by the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association. They are senior pitcher Tyler...

Odom

Odom

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 20, for Howard Glen Odom of Port Aransas who died on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Odom was born on Feb. 26, 1960, in Houston...


Shrek

Shrek


Got drum? These guys sure do!

Got drum? These guys sure do!


Dickey is director at UTMSI
Language not a barrier
View from the pier

View from the pier


Mission-Aransas Research Reserve seeks volunteers


Are you looking for somewhere to volunteer your time? Do you have a passion for learning new things? Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute is seeking volunteers for docents at the Wetlands Education Center. Docents should be comfortable speaking in public and be...

‘Shrek’ set to start at PACT


The Port Aransas Community Theatre has added dates to its presentation of “Shrek the Musical.” The show runs Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sundays from Thursday, Aug. 1, through Sunday, Aug. 17. Show times are Thursday – Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. In Shrek the Musical, the...

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Parks and Rec Roundup

The following are upcoming events and activities sponsored by the Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department. For more information or to register for events, call 749-4158 This week ‘Free Friday’ Tennis Friday, July 26. Schedule a complimentary tennis lesson with tennis pro Rob Peterson and his wife, Becky. Call 361-790-8455...

E.T. next movie to be shown


Who could ever forget “Phone home” and other memorable quotes from E.T., Steven Spielberg’s 1982 science fiction movie about an extraterrestrial left behind on earth? The Port Aransas Community Theatre will present E.T. Friday and Saturday, July 26 and 27, on its wide screen, 2327 State Hwy. 361. Show times...

Sunset

Sunset


Speaker at Rotary Club

Goree tells why he returned to Texas

Why would a guy trade the cool of the Rockies of Colorado for the heat and humidity of Port Aransas in the summer? Dennis Goree told members of the Port Aransas Rotary Club why he did at a meeting Thursday, July 18, at Plantation Suites. Goree retired from Southwestern Bell...

Doggone hard work

Doggone hard work


First Friday features winners


Join the Port Aransas Art Center for refreshments, art and to meet the artists on Friday, Aug. 2, for its First Friday reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This month the center will feature the 2013 Merit Show winners’ art. The featured artists are Jen Hoover, Steve Vaughn, Sally Mitchell...

David, Goliath

David, Goliath


Making Shrek

Making Shrek

Big efforts go into production

Simply put, it’s the biggest production that the Port Aransas Community Theatre has put on in its 23-year existence, according to Ken Yarbrough. Shrek, a musical set to open Thursday, Aug. 1, involves more than 100 people in performance and...

All wet

All wet

Parks and rec fun

Lilli Garrett, 7, of Goldthwaite, enjoys a short but intense downpour of water from a burst water balloon in this series of photos shot on a recent hot day at Port Aransas Community Park. Children were taking part in a variety of water balloon fun in a program sponsored by...

PTO needs two officers


A president and secretary are needed for the Port Aransas Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) to continue during the 2013-14 school year. Past president Jenni Kite said four new officers were elected in the spring, and all but one dropped out and were replaced. Now, the president and secretary have dropped out...

Show, tell

Show, tell


Trustees to consider hiring BMS teacher


A resignation and reassignment have left a vacancy for a Brundrett Middle School English/ language arts position. That vacancy that will be considered by the Port Aransas Independent School District Board of Trustees during a special session at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 25. Judith Large, a 14-year veteran teacher at...

Registration to start for third swim lesson session


Session three youth swim lesson registration begins Friday, July 26, for Port Aransas residents and Friday, Aug. 2, for non-residents. Session three runs Tuesday through Friday for two weeks beginning Tuesday, Aug. 6, through Friday, Aug. 16. The cost for the lessons is $8 for Port Aransas residents and $25...

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