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Sales Tax Proposed

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 15 Mar 13 - 0 Comments

“It’s an effort to help offset the cost of water and sewer and to lessen the burden on the people who are here permanently,” said Port O’Connor MUD Board President Teddy Hawes. He was explaining the reason the Board has given intention to introduce a bill in the Texas Legislature to implement a sales tax […]

Island Life… By Clint Bennetsen

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 15 Mar 13 - 0 Comments

  Gardening Gene Comes Alive Greetings from the island everyone. Hope all of you are doing well and remembered to set your clocks ahead this past weekend. I have but one clock to occasionally glance at out here, so in about ten seconds I was done. Time is really of very little importance to me […]

Celebrating Scouting

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 15 Mar 13 - 0 Comments

The Pack 116 Cub Scout Blue & Gold Banquet, held February 28th, was very well attended. It featured a chicken fajita dinner, a talk from BSA Executive Bart Gentry, and entertainment by Troop 362 Port Lavaca Karankawa Lodge Native American Singing & Drumming Team. The auction was a lot of fun with many competitive bidders […]

Fish Out of Water, by Thomas Spychalski…

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 15 Mar 13 - 0 Comments

Spring 2013 By the time you are reading this, Mother Nature has almost ushered out Winter as the official season of the hour. Of course, for most of the Continental United States that means a lot more temperature wise than it does in South Texas. By comparison, the town I was born in, Oak Lawn, […]

Women of Aviation Worldwide Week by Jasmine Gordon

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 15 Mar 13 - 0 Comments

Calhoun Air Center (CAC) flew over two hundred ladies in honor of Women of Aviation Worldwide (WOAW) Week. The week started off strong at the CAC location in Victoria with several Girl Scout troops taking their first flight! A highlight of the week was Thursday, March 7th, the cadets of Air Force JROTC VCAL, TX-956 […]

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