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Red Tide Ebbs; Oyster Harvesting to Open in Some Areas

Archived in the category: Fishing Reports, General Info
Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 26 Jan 12 - 0 Comments

January 26, 2012 – A very small portion of Texas waters will open to shellfish harvesting tomorrow. At 12:01 am on Friday, January 27, 2012 Espiritu Santo and the conditionally approved area of San Antonio Bay will open to commercial oyster harvest. However, due to the recent rains in the Austin area, the conditional area […]

Your Donations at Work by Sylvia Martinez

Archived in the category: General Info, Organizations
Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 26 Jan 12 - 0 Comments

The Port O’ Connor Volunteer Fire Department is making improvements, and have put a flat bed and rails on its brush truck. POC VFD would like to thank Marty Strakos and Coastline Trailers for their nice work. They donated their labor. Thanks also go out to Chris Mapp for donating an air compressor and Action […]

Volunteer coordinators meet in Galveston to share solutions for Texas-sized problem. Debbie Gayle was part of an elite group of volunteer coordinators who met in Galveston to target a Texas-sized problem — trash on Texas beaches. Debbie Gayle attended the first-ever Adopt-A-Beach Marine Debris Summit January 13 at Moody Gardens Convention Center on Galveston Island. […]

Seadrift Chamber Planning 2012 Shrimpfest by Jasmine Gordon

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 26 Jan 12 - 0 Comments

Following a successful Shrimpfest in 2011, members are already busy working on the 32nd annual Shrimpfest. The logo has been finalized and the lineup for Friday and Saturday bands are in the works; in addition vendor applications for food, arts and craft booths are now available online. Membership dues are now being collected for the […]

Spelling Bee Winners

Archived in the category: General Info, School News
Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 26 Jan 12 - 0 Comments

Congratulations to Port O’Connor students who won their Class Spelling Bees. They will be competing on February 3 in the Campus Spelling Bee. Winners of that bee will go on to compete in the District Spelling Bee on February 21. Pictured above: Front Row: Third graders Ally Luna, Evan Clifton and Eli Romo. Middle Row: […]

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