Shredding

Shredding


Arthur Pecore, 13, of Port Aransas slices through a wave while surfing on the south side of Horace Caldwell Pier...

Calling out carts

Calling out carts

City seeks compliance with laws

Summer is starting, and city and police officials are looking for ways to encourage golf cart drivers to comply with...

Shore show

Shore show


These folks were waiting behind yellow tape for a show, of sorts, to start at the beach in Port Aransas...

Eye in the sky

Satellite to give clear views of hurricanes

New technology 22,000 miles above Earth will give Port Aransans a better look at storms that fire up in the...

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Local, state and federal battle for local control


If you’re puzzled by the battling between various levels of government about who’s calling the shots, don’t feel lonely. Lots of people are. Since the...

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One thing folks do well on social media is complain. Unfortunately, most of the complaining is done after the fact, and usually without benefit of...

Hysteria over Paris pullout


For sheer hilarity and hyperbole it’s hard to beat a recent headline on a Washington Post editorial opposing President Trump’s decision to remove the U.S....

Island Agenda


Daily • Port Aransas Community Park Swimming Pool, 700 ClarkParkway: Open swim: Tue.-Thur.,Sun. 1-6 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 1-8 p.m.Lap swim and exercise: Tue.-Thur., 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri., 7 a.m.-8p.m. and Sun....


Shredding

Shredding


Arthur Pecore, 13, of Port Aransas slices through a wave while surfing on the south side of Horace Caldwell Pier on a recent day. Speaking of surfing, the Port Aransas...

Calling out carts

Calling out carts

City seeks compliance with laws

Summer is starting, and city and police officials are looking for ways to encourage golf cart drivers to comply with Port Aransas laws. Golf cart rental business owners say they...

Shore show

Shore show


These folks were waiting behind yellow tape for a show, of sorts, to start at the beach in Port Aransas on Saturday, June 3. What kind of show? Take a...

Eye in the sky

Satellite to give clear views of hurricanes

New technology 22,000 miles above Earth will give Port Aransans a better look at storms that fire up in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean this hurricane season. A...

Party!

Party!

Aloha Dave and the Tourists to perform at Sunset Sounds Friday

Party beside the ship channel as the sun sets, while Aloha Dave and the Tourists play their tunes on Friday, June 9. The Sunset Sounds concert begins at 7 p.m. at the Patsy Jones Amphitheater in Roberts Point Park. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and spread out on the...

Dinner, officer installation slated for PAGC meeting


Dinner and installation of officers for the 2017-2018 season are on the agenda at the June meeting of the Port Aransas Garden Club on Tuesday, June 13. Instead of the usual luncheon meeting for the last meeting of the season, members will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Community Center,...

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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. See the Island Agenda on Page 2A for recurring weekly events. Activities This Week Sunset Sounds Friday, June 9, at 7-9 p.m. See Aloha...

Off the top

Off the top


Twelve-year-old Phi Pecore of Port Aransas pops the top off a wave near Horace Caldwell Pier on a recent day. Surfers have enjoyed good-sized, well-shaped waves a lot over the past few weeks in Port Aransas.

Interactions of consequence

Interactions of consequence

Pastor’s pen

My wife and I recently returned from our 25th anniversary trip. I am amazed that anyone could put up with me 25 seconds, much less 25 years, so she needed to be rewarded … but I digress. We had the blessing of going to Puerto Rico and St. Thomas. Everywhere...

Fixing bird legs

Fixing bird legs

Coffee Girl

As if I don’t have enough responsibilities already, I am now mama to five baby guineas. They hatched in an incubator, so for better or worse, I’m the only mama they have. At this stage, they’re not much different from baby chicks or ducks. Feed them. Water them. They’re good....

Memorial salute

Memorial salute


United States Coast Guardsman and military veterans salute during a flag-raising on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, at the Moore-McDonald VFW post in Port Aransas.

Send-off

Send-off


Folks from the Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) released a number of sea turtles at the beach in Port Aransas on Saturday, June 3. Above: Tammy Linton shows spectators one of the turtles just before it’s released. Right: Joined by his wife, Lynn, and his son, Michael, ARK Director Tony Amos,...

Celebrating 62 years of marriage

Celebrating 62 years of marriage


Elfriede and Wayne Crawford celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary in Hawaii on May 5. As part of their trip they went to the spot where they renewed their vows on their 50th anniversary. While in Honolulu, they attended a luau where their 62 years together was recognized. The couple also...

Turning dirt for library

Turning dirt for library


Ground was broken Wednesday, May 31, on a 3,300-square-foot addition to the William R. ‘Bill’ Ellis Memorial Library. Friends of the Library are still in the fundraising stage, working to raise almost $202,000 quickly to cover the cost of furniture, shelving, flooring and other finishing touches. On hand to break...

Kids have ‘reel’ good time

Kids have ‘reel’ good time


More than 100 youngsters took part in the 34th annual Coastal Conservation Association’s (CCA) Take a Kid Fishing Tournament in Port Aransas on Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3.

Taylor Griffin earns dean’s list honors


Taylor Griffin, a 2012 graduate of Port Aransas High School, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester at Northeastern University. Griffin is majoring in music. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or better while enrolled...

Fourth nine weeks, second semester honor rolls

PAISD

H.G. Olsen Elementary School A Honor Roll 3rd Grade Lexington Doty, Tyler Hofheins, Keagan Sohl, Grant Windham. 4th Grade Fernando Camarena, Samuel Campbell, Wolfgang Chapman, Lexy Fell, Liliana Fonseca, Gretchen Grosecl o se, Samantha Hemphill, Ryan Kuykendall, Sean Merritt, Kali Moore, Ryan Tallent. 5th Grade Austin Bepko, Evan DeHart, Linda...

Marine science

UTMSI to offer interactive programs for kids 3 and up

Kids are invited to explore marine science at an interactive, hands-on program at the University of Texas Marine Science Education Center. The Estuary Explorers Program, for kids ages 6 and up, is set for Saturday, June 17, from 10 to 11 a.m. Participation in the program is limited to the...

PAPF scholar

PAPF scholar


Olivia Garcia, middle, a recent graduate of Flour Bluff High School and daughter of Cpl. Amy Jamison, left, of the Port Aransas Police Department, was awarded a scholarship from the Port Aransas Police Foundation. Wayne Williams, a foundation member, presented Garcia the scholarship on Friday, June 2. Garcia will use...

Board to decide on bus seatbelts


The Port Aransas ISD Board of Trustees are expected to discuss the upcoming purchase of a new school bus at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 14, at 6 p.m. in the PAISD administrative building, 100 Station St. Part of the discussion could be whether the bus will be equipped...

Art camp for kids set


Spaces remain for young artists in the summer camp offered by the Port Aransas Art Center for kids ages 8 to 12. Lizz Harris is the camp director and will be joined by guest instructor artists who will share their techniques and creativity to guide the campers to create multi-media...

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