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Blue Marlin Winners

Archived in the category: Fishing Reports, General Info
Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 24 Aug 11 - 0 Comments

The El Camaron team from Port O’Connor, Texas won the Blue Marlin Division in the 72nd Texas International Fishing Tournament (TIFT) on August 3-7 in Port Isabel, Texas. The crew consisted of Capt. John Welder, VI.; wireman/mate Tyler Dick; anglers John Aimone and Derek Dick. This was the only blue marlin brought in and their […]

Calhoun County United Way 2011-12 Campaign

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 24 Aug 11 - 0 Comments

United Way Day in Calhoun County United Way of Calhoun County’s Annual Fundraising Drive was kicked off by a proclamation naming Tuesday, August 23, as United Way Day in Calhoun County. Shown above at the proclamation signing are, left to right: Port Lavaca Mayor Jack Whitlow; Seadrift Mayor Elmer DeForest; Allen Tharling, United Way Board […]

Remember to wish these friends and neighbors a Happy Birthday!

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 24 Aug 11 - 0 Comments

Aug. 26: George Harper Aug. 27: Rita Breeden; Rocky Harper Aug. 28: Dillon Hobbs Aug. 29: Robert Hanson Jr.; Dian Thomasson; Katy Mitchell; Gary Crone Jr.; Ryan Brown; Martha Hartado; Jessica Stringo Aug. 30: Robert Maxwell Sept. 1: Esther Caddell Sept. 3: Vicki Callozo; Kathryn Stringo Sept. 4: Margaret Emrick; Marie Harper Sept. 5: Lisa […]

Port O’Connor Service Club News By Sue Kubecka

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 24 Aug 11 - 0 Comments

The Club’s next meeting on Thursday, September 1st (10:00 a.m. at the Community Center) starts the beginning of our year. At the meeting, the Nominating Committee will present a slate of candidates for the election of officers for the coming year. Also due at that September meeting will be the required payment of dues ($5.00) […]

Flashbacks From Vietnam By Tommie L. DeForest, BMC USN Ret.

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 24 Aug 11 - 3 Comments

I can still see with my mind’s eye a lot of fool things I did without thinking. Comes to mind sometime early into 1970 while serving with River Patrol Group SS, working off the YRBM 16 (Yard Repair Berthing and Messing) Barge; tethered out in the middle of the Mekong River, not far off was […]

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