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Chili/Gumbo Cookoff Benefits Port O’Connor Library by Sue Kubecka

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 14 Nov 13 - 0 Comments

  The 5th Annual Gumbo/Chili Cookoff was held on the grounds of Hurricane Junction on October 26. Thanks to the efforts of all the talented cooks, the judges, and those who came to taste and to bid on auction items, the Port O’Connor Library Fund has grown by $3,800. Special thanks go to Jim Hooper, […]

Historical Marker to be Unveiled

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 14 Nov 13 - 0 Comments

  Intercoastal 4-H News by Elizabeth Carey Intercoastal 4-H did well at the Calhoun County Livestock Show and Fair this year! A lot of hard work came to an end on October 16th.  It was a lot of fun, but it’s kind of sad that its all over. Below is a list of POC 4-H […]

Judge Judged Best For Christmas Cookies

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 14 Nov 13 - 0 Comments

Nancy Pomykal (Justice of the Peace, Pct. 5) has been making Christmas Fruit Cake Cookies since 1983 when she found the recipe in an old magazine. She adjusted the recipe a bit and began making the cookies at Christmas time. Nancy only makes them at Christmas time because they are time consuming, expensive and the […]

Island Life… By Clint Bennetsen

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 14 Nov 13 - 0 Comments

The Start of Winter Solitude Greetings from the island everyone; hope all of you are doing well and enjoying the cooler pre-winter weather lately. I don’t know about everyone else, but I’ve had my share of rain out here this late Summer and now into Fall. Since mid-August, about 23” of rain has fallen on […]

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