Perch for pelicans

Perch for pelicans

Brown pelicans scramble for a perch during the Piggy Perch Contest on Friday, July 8, part of the 86th Deep Sea Roundup. Some conservationists believe such perch and other species might be endangered if the Port Authority of Corpus Christi placed a desalination plant on Harbor Island. The Port Aransas Conservancy, which opposes the plan, says it may have convinced […]
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Perch for pelicans

Waterfront wonder

Crowds lined the waterfront from the Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie’s Pasture to the south jetty on Friday, July 15, to watch as Vito, a floating oil production platform, departed through the Aransas Pass. The rig was bound for the Gulf of Mexico from the Kiewit yard in Ingleside where its topside design was completed. Its final destination is […]
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Under the sea

The story of a magical undersea world will open on the Port Aransas Community Theatre stage for a three-week run on Thursday, July 21. “Disney’s Little Mermaid” will run through Aug. 7 at the PACT, 2327 State Highway 361. Show times are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $22 per person for adults […]
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Big development planned next door to The Texan

A 24-acre mixed-use development to be known as the Blue Marlin Subdivision is planned for construction on State Highway 361 on vacant land north of and adjacent to the Texan store. The engineering firm J. Schwarz and Associates of Corpus Christi submitted a proposed preliminary and final plat on behalf of Blue Marlin Holdings, LLC to the Port Aransas Planning […]
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A rare thing: Green sea turtle nests on Mustang Island

A rare thing: Green sea turtle nests on Mustang Island

Wildlife officials on the evening of Tuesday, July 5, witnessed what reportedly was only the second-ever documented case of a sea turtle of the green species nesting on Mustang Island. The Amos Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) was notified at 10:10 p.m. Tuesday that the turtle was nesting at Marker 195 at Mustang Island State Park. A turtle team responded. Green sea […]
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Woltersdorfs are Boatmen of the Year

Some of Kay and Ron Woltersdorfs’ most cherished memories spring from family vacations that included fishing in the Coastal Bend years ago. Today, the couple helps other people create their own cherished memories by taking them on fishing trips and working within the Port Aransas Boatmen organization to make the annual Deep Sea Roundup happen. The Boatmen recently named the […]
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