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Port O’Connor’s Halloween Carnival

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 27 Oct 13 - 0 Comments

Thanks to the POC PTO for a great carnival on Saturday, Oct. 26. There were a great many entrants in the costume contest. The judges had a hard time choosing between the many unusual, pretty, and scary costumes. Contests winners are shown left to right: most original; scariest; prettiest (or most handsome). Thanks to Bill […]

Port O’Connor’s Night Out Against Crime by Leon Brown

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 17 Oct 13 - 0 Comments

Despite our Port O’Connor community resembling a lake, the rains ended, and our first ever Night Out Against Crime became a huge success. On behalf of the portoconnorwatch.com, I want to give a special thank you to Sheriff George Aleman and his Deputies, Commissioner Kenneth Finster and the Commissioners Court, EMS Director Henry Barber, Port […]

Cemetery Mystery

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 17 Oct 13 - 0 Comments

The Port O’Connor Cemetery Association Board is in the process of platting the Cemetery into uniform sections and wants everyone to have the opportunity to claim an area for future use if they wish. They have been unable to identify the owner of the monument pictured here and are asking for the public’s help in […]

Island Life… by Clint Bennetsen

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 17 Oct 13 - 0 Comments

Enjoying Island Weather And Getting Healthy Greetings from the island everyone. Hope all of you are doing well, enjoying the weather and staying healthy. I mention healthy because I recently realized that at one year past the half-century mark, I’m no longer a Spring chicken and need to be more cognizant about my weight and […]

Fish Out of Water, by Thomas Spychalski…

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 17 Oct 13 - 0 Comments

Halloween I really love Halloween. Maybe it’s because my birthday is on the 19th of October, so as a child it was always easy to spot when my birthday was coming up. It could be because in modern times, the holiday allowed you to dress up and take on a different persona than your own. […]

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