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A Little PS (‘post script’) About Our Postmaster by Kelly Gee

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 20 Aug 15 - 0 Comments

If you have ever been in our POC Post Office, the smiling face and helping hand behind the counter is our own Postmaster, Johnny Johnson. It is nothing unusual for him to ask about your family, listen to details of your latest fishing trip, carry the heaviest box out to your car, or even loan […]

Once a Marine, Always a Marine

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 20 Aug 15 - 0 Comments

Dave Gonzales of Seadrift just returned from a long-awaited, “trip of a lifetime” visiting memorials on the East coast. While in Washington, DC, he was presented a flag that had been flown over the Captiol on the 4th of July, courtesy of Senator Ted Cruz. For Marine Veteran Gonzales, the highlight of the trip was […]

Hot Diggity Dog!

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 20 Aug 15 - 0 Comments

FREE Hot Dogs with all the trimmings! & Watermelon! Sat., Aug. 29 11:30 until 1:30 on the Front Beach Find out what’s going on with the Library and the progress of the new library. Renew your annual membership. Join for the first time. Everyone is invited! Friends of the Port O’Connor Library

The Voyage of the CSS Shenandoah by Peter DeForest

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 20 Aug 15 - 0 Comments

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, which was fought from April 12, 1861 to May 26, 1865. As a young boy who read many history books, I remember reading a story about a Civil War ship that kept on fighting after the war was over. This is that […]

Island Life… by Clint Bennetsen

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 20 Aug 15 - 0 Comments

Greetings from the island everyone. Hope all of you are doing well and surviving this dang south Texas heat! I never imagined back in June, when we were getting all those inches of rain, and literally praying for it to stop already, that the ground would be this dry now. It’s unbelievable how quickly the […]

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