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Port O’Connor Chamber Chat by LaJune Pitonyak

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 18 Dec 14 - 0 Comments

Not sure how 2014 has passed us by so fast . Monday the 8th was the last Chamber of Commerce meeting of the year, which is always the Annual Christmas Party and Election of Directors for the following year. The Chamber wants to say “THANK YOU” to everyone who helped to make this meeting and […]

Port O’Connor Service Club Chronicles By Kelly Gee

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 18 Dec 14 - 0 Comments

The POC Service Club outdid themselves on this years’ Senior Christmas Luncheon. Beautiful coastal décor in shades of turquoise, blues, greens and silvers reflected the theme and the ‘message in a bottle’ programs announced the guests and entertainment. The food choices were delicious and varied including shrimp, crab, flounder, jambalaya, oyster stew, an exotic cheese […]

Do You Remember?

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 18 Dec 14 - 0 Comments

If you were around when the Air Force still had a base on Matagorda Island, you may have seen or heard tell of the pet deer. While searching in Port O’Connor for survivors of Hurricane Carla, my grandpa found this fawn on top of a house. Grandpa was stationed on the island for several years. […]

Joy to the World… by Erny McDonough

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 18 Dec 14 - 0 Comments

How can we celebrate Christmas this year with the loss of loved ones through death and divorce? How can we celebrate the coming of God to earth with joyous assurance? The answer is found in the True Message of Christmas! Christmas is not getting presents under the tree. Christmas is not getting a school holiday […]

Texas — Two Hundred Years Ago Part Two by Jasmine Gordon

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 18 Dec 14 - 0 Comments

In last month’s article I left you mid-way through Reminiscences of Fifty Years in Texas which was written by an immigrant from Ireland, John Joseph Linn. The book was published and copyrighted in 1883 and reproduced in 1935. He lists in great detail the soldiers and medical staff of numerous battles. He knew first-hand the […]

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