Part of Alister Street closed

Car fire is culprit

Emergency workers closed Alister Street between Avenue A and Avenue C today, Thursday, March 29, while handling a car fire,...

350-foot change excludes Port Aransas

200-foot set-back still in effect for buildings in Port Aransas city limits

A Nueces County proposal to extend dune building requirements an additional 150 feet from the vegetation line on Mustang and...

Checking a winner

Checking a winner


The Adams family – from left, Gus, Rick, Clare and Olivia – take a look at the H.G. Olsen Elementary...

Food, toy drives make difference

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Advertise in the Port Aransas South Jetty


Display Advertising Rates $8.25 per col. inch. $6.80 per column inch with 15% discount for four consecutive insertions. $6 per column inch for nonprofit organizations. Color charges: 0-32 column inches,...

Unofficial Election Returns


 Unofficial Election Returns City council, school board races decided Incumbents retain seats City Council Place 1 Keith Donley         302 Elleece Calvert         260 Place 3 Charles Bujan         373 Place 5 Rick...

May 12 election results


May 12 election results (final but unofficial from Nueces County Clerk)   Port Aransas School Board Place 5 Chuck Borders                228              47.2% Rita Reed                        255              52.8%     Port Aransas...

Garage Sales


SECOND TIME AROUND Shop Open Saturday 9 – noon. Sunday 11:30 – 1 p.m. Come see our great stuff! Located at Trojan and Avenue E next door to Trinity By...

A Texas voice

One of the neat things about life in Antarctica how people seem more likely to allow themselves to be themselves. There are fewer pretenses, I...

JV to host tourney on Jan. 22

JV to host tourney on Jan. 22


The junior varsity Marlins will be visitors on their own court, at least part of the time, when the Junior Marlin Classic takes place in Doyle Marek Gym Saturday, Jan....

Lady Marlins


2011-12 Basketball Schedule Home Games are in BOLD TYPE October 29 Kingsville (Scrim.) JV/V 10 November 1 Refugio (Scrimmage) V 5 8 Bloomington JV:40-29 V:55-43 12 Odem JV: 23-19 V:...

JV Ladies stop Mathis, 28-20

JV Ladies stop Mathis, 28-20


Despite a letdown in the final period, the junior varsity Lady Marlins prevailed on a visit to Mathis, handing the 3A Lady Pirates a 28-20 loss. The Port Aransas girls...

Mathis falls victim to scoring barrage

Mathis falls victim to scoring barrage


The Lady Marlins took no prisoners on a trip to Mathis on Tuesday, Jan 3, handing the Lady Pirates a 51-22 loss. The Port Aransas girls jumped to an early...

58-22 over Kenedy on the road

58-22 over Kenedy on the road

Ladies open district with win

PHIL REYNOLDS STAFF WRITER The Lady Marlins opened District 31A play on Friday, Jan. 6, by stomping on the host Kenedy Lady Lions, 58-22. The mayhem began in the first...

Young Ladies go to Kenedy for 36-2 win

Young Ladies go to Kenedy for 36-2 win


Not only were the freewheeling junior varsity Lady Marlins spreading the scoring during a visit to open district play at Kenedy on Friday, Jan. 6, they also may as well...

4A John Paul stops JV squad by 36-25 score

4A John Paul stops JV squad by 36-25 score


Facing a strong 4A John Paul II team in Corpus Christi, the junior varsity Marlins had a tough time getting their offense established on Friday, Jan. 6, and went down...

Tall, talented, tough John Paul delivers 53-65 loss to Marlins

Tall, talented, tough John Paul delivers 53-65 loss to Marlins


Early foul problems and a 4A John Paul II High School team that used talent, height and athleticism combined to hand the Marlins a 53- 65 defeat in Corpus Christi...

Marlins 36 Banquete 40


            TUESDAY, DEC. 5 SCORING     QUARTERS             BY PA         5     20     6     5       40 BHS     3     10   19     8       36 POINTS: REID COPELAND, 8; CHARLIE     WALKER, 2; MATT DUNTON, 3; DRAKE SAWYER,...

Ladies win tourney title

Ladies win tourney title


The P ort Aran sas Lady Marlins won the Ingleside Tourney Dec. 7-9, beating three teams by wide margins, and c oming fro m behind to beat a fourth one....


Part of Alister Street closed

Car fire is culprit

Emergency workers closed Alister Street between Avenue A and Avenue C today, Thursday, March 29, while handling a car fire, according to the Port Aransas Volunteer Fire Department. (Details to...

350-foot change excludes Port Aransas

200-foot set-back still in effect for buildings in Port Aransas city limits

A Nueces County proposal to extend dune building requirements an additional 150 feet from the vegetation line on Mustang and Padre islands will not affect Port Aransas, county commissioner Chuck...

Checking a winner

Checking a winner


The Adams family – from left, Gus, Rick, Clare and Olivia – take a look at the H.G. Olsen Elementary School entry in this year’s Holiday Forest, now on display...

Food, toy drives make difference
Powering up

Powering up

Workers completing switch station project

Work on a new gasinsulated switch station on State Hwy. 361 is expected to wrap up in mid-February. (See related story, page 1-A.) Clockwise from upper right: Roger Lopez of Hi-Tech Electric, of Houston, drills holes to install lighting in a high-voltage vault; John Casas, left, and Rolando Castillo, who...

Watch your health

Health fair is Jan. 21 at Community Center

Keep abreast of your health by attending Port Aransas’ second annual health fair on Saturday, Jan. 21. The public is invited to the Community Center, 408 N. Alister St., from 9 a.m. to noon, to see what traditional and non-traditional medical professionals and facilities are available in the Coastal Bend....

Dine Around tickets go on sale tomorrow


Tickets go on sale tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 6, for the Port Aransas Merchants Committee’s 15th annual Dine Around. The evening of gastronomic pleasure, during which some 30 Port Aransas restaurants, clubs and shops serve up tasty morsels, is set for Monday, Jan. 30, 5-8 p.m. Participants will be treated to...

Computer Center expands hours again


The Port Aransas Computer Center has expanded its hours once again. Computer Club president John Somers said one of the club’s volunteers had agreed to work two shifts of two hours instead of just one. That means the center can stay open until 6 p.m. on Fridays, Somers said. Last...

Winners light the night with spirit of Christmas

Winners light the night with spirit of Christmas


Judges in the 2006 Christmas Lights Contest sponsored by the Port Aransas Garden Club surveyed entries on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 13, and reported their findings. Contest chairman Nancy Phillips reported no takers in the new category for boats, and judges awarded a tie for first place in the...

A-caroling they go

A-caroling they go


This group of mothers and their children serenaded friends and neighbors on Monday, Dec. 11. The families load up on a flat-bed trailer piled with hay bales every year to sing Christmas carols. The dads do the driving, and the moms keep a reign on the kids and lead the...

Computer Club expands sales of laptop raffle tickets to Chamber


Tickets for a laptop computer to be raffled off by the Port Aransas Computer Club are now also available at the Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce Tourist Bureau, 421 W. Cotter Ave., John Somers, Computer Club president, said. The tickets had been available at Computer Center, 430 N. Alister St....

Bigger hole

Bigger hole


Workers are making progress on the Wetland Education Center, being built at The University of Texas at Austin Marine Science Institute (UTMSI). Looking north toward the south jetty, much of the main basin of the center has been excavated and a weir dam, center back- ground, has been erected to...

Intrigued by art

Intrigued by art


Three and four-year-olds from Trinity-by-the-Sea Day School went to watch .A Story Book Christmas’ play at the Rialto Theatre in Aransas Pass Thursday, Dec. 7. The children shown were looking at the art in the gallery before the show started. The children also posed on stage with the cast for...

Port Aransas School Menus

Dec. 18 - 22

Breakfast Monday Assorted Cereal, Graham Crackers, Juice, Milk Tuesday French Toast, Sausage Link, Juice, Milk Wednesday Pigs in a Blanket, Juice, Milk Thursday NutriGrain Bar, Fruit, Juice, Milk Friday Assorted Cereal, Graham Crackers, Juice, Milk Lunch Monday Chicken Shoestrings, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Rolls, Fruit, Milk Tuesday Fish Burger, Tator...

Brundrett band to perform


Sixth, seventh and eighth graders will make melodious sounds at the annual Fall/Christmas concert Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. in the middle school gym. The concert will consist of both concert band music and traditional Christmas music. This will be the first public performance for the sixth grade beginner...

Holiday schedule set for Olsen


A special holiday schedule is planned for students at the H.G. Olsen Elementary School on Friday, Dec. 22. From 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., a Writer’s Tea will be held in the kindergarten through fifth grade classrooms. A Christmas sing-a-long in which students in each grade sings a special song, and...

Scientific solutions

Scientific solutions


Port Aransas High School sophomore C h r i s R e d m a n balances a chemical equation recently in the school’s integrated physics and chemistry class. PAHS students could find themselves getting lessons from scientists from the University of Texas M a r i n e S...

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