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The 43rd Annual Poco Bueno

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 27 Jul 12 - 0 Comments

July 18 -21, 2012 – Port O’Connor, Texas An aerial view over Caracol an hour before the boats launched starting the 43rd Poco Bueno Tournament. Photo courtesy Jasmine Gordon, www.deitydesign.net and www.calhounaircenter.com         POCO BUENO RESULTS Offshore Marlin DonaKen 493.5 lbs, 112 inches Hydrocarbon 446.5 lbs, 105 inches Cuz We Can 446.5 […]

Port O’Connor Cares by Sue Kubecka

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What Happens To All The Trophy Fish From Poco Bueno? To answer that question: approximately six large ice chests were loaded with the reds and speckled trout that had been caught on Friday and Saturday. They were then delivered to Fisherman’s Chapel on Main Street here in Port O’Connor, where its pastors, Erny and Joane […]

The Edward Whittaker Home. built in 1912 in Port O’Connor, bids farewell to its last resident, Lucille Whittaker, who was born here 89 years ago, and passed away July 14, 2012. Lucille Whittaker was born in Port O’Connor on October 14, 1922. She grew up in the family home at 403 N. Washington Blvd. and, […]

The Tejano Monument

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 27 Jul 12 - 0 Comments

Twelve years of work by Hispanic leaders came to fruition with the unveiling of the Tejano Monument. This monument is a significance figure in Texas and Mexican history; it can make the Hispanic people feel proud of their heritage. The south lawn of the Capitol of the State of Texas bares the important role played […]

Fish Out of Water, by Thomas Spychalski…

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 27 Jul 12 - 0 Comments

Texas Travels Texas, as you may have heard, is a pretty big place. It covers a landmass that has multiple environments and wonders, some natural and some man made by the population of this huge state. Deserts, big cities, miles of beautiful coast and open farmlands and oil fields make up a diverse collection of […]

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