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Fireworks on the Beach, July7th!

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 21 Jun 12 - 0 Comments

Forty-four years ago a local POC resident purchased a bag of fireworks and, along with a local business owner and friend, set off an ad hoc fireworks display on the bulkhead at the Front Beach. This simple act of patriotism, and the enjoyment of sharing a show with the people who were at the beach […]

Fire Department Bar-B-Que

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 21 Jun 12 - 0 Comments

Port O’Connor Volunteer Fire Department Fund Raiser Bar-B-Que July 7th, starting at 11:00 a.m. at the Port O’Connor Fire Station Bar-B-Que and all the trimmings Come join us and support our local Volunteer Fire Department!

Another Great Shrimpfest!

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 21 Jun 12 - 0 Comments

Another Shrimpfest has come and gone! Plans went off without a hitch even though the weather threatened to put a damper on the event. Two days packed with beauty pageants, tournaments, pony rides, contests and best of all – music and great food! This year there were over fifty vendors with arts, crafts and a […]

Seadrifter Completes Texas Water Safari

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 21 Jun 12 - 0 Comments

Carlton “C.J.” Hall – son of the late Carlton “Pete” Hall and retired teacher, Lea Hall, of Seadrift – and his partner, Jason Cade, coming in to the finish line of the Texas Water Safari this past Saturday in Seadrift. Aptly touted as the …world’s toughest canoe race the team in boat 9009 beat the […]

Historical Cemeteries Dedicated by Thomas Spychalski

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 21 Jun 12 - 0 Comments

A dual ceremony was in order on the 9th of June in Indianola as the Indianola, Old Town and Zimmerman cemeteries placed a plaque celebrating the efforts of restoration of the historical burial places as well The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, who helped fund the important restoration work. On hand were names such […]

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