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Happy Independence Day! Fireworks July 5th

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 19 Jun 14 - 0 Comments

Port O’Connor’s grand celebration of Independence Day will be held Saturday, July 5th on King Fisher Beach. The giant Fireworks Show begins at dark, but come early to enjoy the water, the sand, and array of food, drink, craft and novelty vendors on the beach. This will be the 46th year that the Port O’Connor […]

This convoluted story begins with chicken eggs. Ashley was busy baking kolaches as Mary went to buy fresh eggs. The kitchen was organized: the stand mixer was in place, something was heating on the stove and two inches of foam rested in the bottom of a large measuring cup. By the time the reason for […]

Combat Marine Outdoors Brings Marines/Soldiers to Seadrift by Joyce Rhyne

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 19 Jun 14 - 0 Comments

As hundreds of Wounded Warriors were being welcomed to Port O’Connor, there were 18 young Marines and soldiers already enjoying a day of fishing out of Seadrift. This smaller, but just as enthusiastic and appreciative group, were part of the 5th annual fishing tournament sponsored by Combat Marine Outdoors. Combat Marine Outdoors was started in […]

A Hometown Point of View of Warrior’s Weekend by Kelly Gee

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 19 Jun 14 - 0 Comments

For a small town, Port O’Connor has a really big heart. Once again we shared that warmth and love with the Defenders of Freedom, the soldiers, heroes and families participating in the eighth annual Warriors Weekend. Reportedly over 800 warriors and their family members, more than 500 boats with captains and deckhands, and at least […]

The Seventh Annual Texas 200 was held on June 9 – 13, 2014. The five day sailing trip began in Port Mansfield and ended at Magnolia Beach with a Shrimp Boil. There were sixty-two boats which participated of which forty-nine made it to the finish. It was a record setting year in terms of participants. […]

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