$1 billion buildup

$1 billion buildup

Cinnamon Shore plans 1,000 units

The people who brought you Cinnamon Shore are planning to bring you more Cinnamon Shore. Lots more. The developer, Sea...

In formation

In formation


Brown pelicans fly in a line just above the surface of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel off Roberts Point Park...

Police talk about drugs in Port Aransas
‘Dunescape’

‘Dunescape’

Site planned at UTMSI will have trails for public

The Mission-Aransas Reserve is planning to create a “Dunescape” that will include a walking trail, a new public amenity for...

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Greg Abbott vying for national office?

Two headlines side-by-side on the front page of the capital city’s hometown newspaper, The Austin-American Statesman, each could make you nervous. One was “Guns Allowed...

Don’t drink and post

For the past week, I have been horizontal — at home — recovering from the malady brought on annually by excess activity for the previous...

Posturing no solution to poverty

In sports, if a game plan is not working, the coach changes it. In medicine, if a course of treatment does not cure a disease,...

Island Agenda


Daily • Port Aransas Community Park Swimming Pool, 700 ClarkParkway: Open swim: Tue.- Sun. 1-5 p.m.; Lap swim: Tue.-Fri. 8a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 12-5 p.m. Closed Monday. Call 361-749-2416...

Woodsboro scores win over BMS Marlin teams

Woodsboro scores win over BMS Marlin teams


The Brundrett Middle School Marlins eighth grade, seventh grade and sixth grade teams competed as one against the Woodsboro Junior High School Eagles on Thursday, Jan. 7, at home, losing...

BMS Lady Marlin teams double up on Lady Eagles

BMS Lady Marlin teams double up on Lady Eagles


The Brundrett Middle School Lady Marlin seventh and eighth grade basketball teams were unbeatable against the Woodsboro Junior High School Lady Eagles, winning both games on Thursday, Jan. 7, in...

Lady Pirates defeat Lady Marlins, 49-29

Lady Pirates defeat Lady Marlins, 49-29


The Lady Marl i n basketball team battled hard, but fell, 29- 49, to the London High School Lady Pirates’ fast footwork and shooting skills on Tuesday, Jan. 5, at...

JV Ladies sink Lady Pirates, 26-12

JV Ladies sink Lady Pirates, 26-12


The JV Lady Marlins earned a well-deserved victory, 26-12, over the Lady Pirates of London High School on Tuesday, Jan. 5, at home. The Lady Marlins were outscored in the...

Lady Marlins take win from Lady Eagles, 49-7

Lady Marlins take win from Lady Eagles, 49-7


The Lady Marlin basketball team took down the Benavides High School Lady Eagles on Friday, Jan. 8, by a score of 49-7. The Lady Marlins played in Benavides in their...

Big blue plunders pirates, 59-45

Big blue plunders pirates, 59-45


In a highly anticipated game of the season, the Marlin basketball team went up against the London High School Pirates, winning, 59- 45, on Tuesday, Jan. 5, at home. The...

Marlins take down Benavides, 77-24

Marlins take down Benavides, 77-24


The Marlin basketball team bested the Benavides High School Eagles on Friday, Jan. 8, for a 53-point win, 77-24. The Marlins played in Benavides in their third game of district...

Tidwell

Billie Dee Tidwell of Port Aransas died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006, in a Corpus Christi hospital. He was 79. Tidwell was born Aug. 24, 1927, in Denton County, to George...


$1 billion buildup

$1 billion buildup

Cinnamon Shore plans 1,000 units

The people who brought you Cinnamon Shore are planning to bring you more Cinnamon Shore. Lots more. The developer, Sea Oats Group, has drawn up plans for a $ 1...

In formation

In formation


Brown pelicans fly in a line just above the surface of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel off Roberts Point Park on Saturday, Jan. 9.

Police talk about drugs in Port Aransas
‘Dunescape’

‘Dunescape’

Site planned at UTMSI will have trails for public

The Mission-Aransas Reserve is planning to create a “Dunescape” that will include a walking trail, a new public amenity for residents and visitors alike in Port Aransas. The dune project...

Daring dolphin

Daring dolphin


A bottlenose dolphin rides a wave pushed ahead of the Zhou Shan Hai as the massive tanker ship cruised past Roberts Point Park on Saturday, Jan. 9.

Snow party

PACT to host women’s event Tuesday

Don your best “Snow Woman” outfit and go to the Snowman and Old Hat Fashion Show on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at the Port Aransas Community Theatre. The doors open at 11:30 a.m., and lunch will be served at noon. Participants are asked to come dressed in their best “Snow Woman”...

Elvis!

Impersonator, German dinner are scheduled at VFW Saturday

Elvis will be in the building on Saturday, Jan. 16, at the Moore-McDonald VFW Post 8967. Elvis impersonator Danny Lee will perform from 3 to 5 p.m. No cover will be charged to see the show. After Elvis leaves the building, the party will continue with a home-cooked German dinner....

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Parks and Rec Roundup

The following are upcoming events and activities sponsored by the PortAransas Parks and Recreation Department. For more information or to register for events, call 749-4158. This Week Interval Training Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 7 a. m. and noon. A third class is offered on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:15 p.m....

Lamkin talks about growth issues

Lamkin talks about growth issues


Jeff Lamkin touched on a number of hot-button Port Aransas topics during a recent South Jetty interview about his development firm’s plans to greatly expand Cinnamon Shore. The firm, Sea Oats Group, is planning a $1 billion development with about 1,000 units –single-family homes, condominiums, retail outlets and more –...

Sunday surfing

Sunday surfing


This surfer carries his board out for another run in the wind-whipped surf on Sunday, Dec. 27, next to the Horace Caldwell Pier. A cold front blew in Sunday afternoon and sculpted the waves to the kind of shapes that surfers love.

Taking flight

Taking flight


Tax office here to close on Thurday


The Nueces County Tax Assessor-Collector’s satellite office in Port Aransas will be closed on Thursday, Jan. 14. The office will close due to mandatory Americans with Disabilities Act training for all county employees. The tax assessor-collector’s office is in Port Aransas City Hall, 710 W. Ave. A. While that office...

Just assume the best

Just assume the best

Coffee Girl

I don’t mean to brag, but I’ve had lengthy, in-depth conversations with the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Hillary Clinton and George W. Bush, just to name a few. I’ve dined with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and sang on the same stage as Billy Graham. The fact that all...

Tony Amos to talk about his career at lecture on Thursday


Tony Amos, research fellow at The University of Texas Marine Science Institute and director of the Animal Rehabilitation Keep, will talk about his career and seagoing adventures at the free Public Lecture Series on Thursday, Jan. 14. UTMSI will host the lecture beginning at 7 p.m., in the Visitor Center...

Occupied

Occupied

Winter Texans enjoy plenty of activities around Port Aransas

Counter clockwise from left: Winter Texans Jan Aden, left, of Alexandria, Minn., and Mary Weber of Dodgeville, Wis. cut fabric to piece together a quilt during a class at the JELM on Thursday, Jan. 7. Tom and Zeama Thoma of...

PRIDE pizza

PRIDE pizza


The Orange team, above, at Brundrett Middle School enjoy a pizza lunch on Wednesday, Jan. 6, as reward for earning the most PRIDE points during the second nine weeks. BMS students Wyatt Arnold, left photo from left, and Tres Walker chat while scarfing down their pizza. PRIDE at BMS is...

I know what you did in school today

I know what you did in school today

Education notes

Research supports what teachers have always known: Regardless of income or education, the greater the family involvement, the greater the likelihood of high student achievement. “What did you do at school today?” “Nothing.” Sound familiar? As a parent (and a teacher for that matter) I know there was more than...

New state laws, legislation to affect PAISD next year


The new Every Child Achieves Act and new state laws regarding how a school year is measured and open-carry on campus will change how Port Aransas ISD will plan the next school year. According to Associate Superintendent Sharon McKinney, PAISD is still learning about the Every Child Achieves Act and...

Deadlines near for scholarship, contest


Nueces Electric Cooperative is offering scholarships and Youth Leadership Tours for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors whose parents or legal guardians are members of the cooperative or are retail members. Sophomores and juniors are invited to write an essay for a chance to go on the Washington D.C. Youth...

102 Years

District to continue celebration with homecoming, basketball games through Saturday

Port Aransas ISD will continue the 102 Years of Excellence Celebration through Saturday, Jan. 16. The celebration coincides with the Port Aransas High School homecoming celebration. On Thursday, Jan. 14, at 1:45 p.m., there will be a homecoming pep rally for the Marlins’ and Lady Marlins’ games against the Ben...

Second nine weeks/First semester Honor Rolls

Second nine weeks/First semester Honor Rolls


H.G. Olsen Elementary School A Honor Roll 3rd Grade Wolfgang Chapman, Ryan Kuykendall, Kali Moore, Lilly Pocrass, Ryan Tallent. 4th Grade Austin Bepko, Ella Currle, Evan DeHart, Linda Liu, Ryder Maraquin, Emily Maxham, Amy Nhan, Clair Pitre, Theodore Pocrass, Hunter Stunz. 5th Grade Janna Christensen, Mark Herndon, Isabella Hofhiens, Kris...

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