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New School Year Begins

Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 17 Sep 15 - 0 Comments

Children in Calhoun County began the 2015-2016 school year on August 24. The Dolphin wishes them a happy time of learning experiences and looks forward to reporting on their accomplishments. Pictured above (l to r) are Blake Bowman, Emily Ferrell, and Luke Doggett, second graders at Port O’Connor School.   Citizens of the Week at […]

A Welcome Sight in Port O’Connor by Joyce Rhyne

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 17 Sep 15 - 0 Comments

“Welcome to Port O’Connor!” The beautiful new mural at the corner of Hwy 185 and Byers needs no words to convey that happy message. Dedicated to our fishery and fishermen, the giant speckled trout and redfish beckon one to “come on down” and enjoy all the water sports and fun-in-the-sun our little town has to […]

Busy, Busy, Busy With “Friends!” by Virginia Dell Lichac

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 17 Sep 15 - 0 Comments

The Hot Diggity Dog shindig on Saturday, August 29 was a hit! We took in almost $2,000 with sale of T-shirts, renewals and new memberships and the donation box! 150 hot dogs barbecued by “The Man”—Virgil Price were scarfed down with trimmings of delicious chili and sauerkraut. Jerry Lichac cut five huge chilled watermelons which […]

Seadrift Sets Tax Rate, Budget for Year

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 17 Sep 15 - 0 Comments

After having held two workshops and a public hearing, Seadrift City Council voted to adopt the tax rate for the year 2015-2016 of $0.500000 per $100, a slight increase from last year’s rate of $0.496600 per $100. The Budget for the year was also adopted: General Fund = $529,464. This includes administration and office expense, […]

Island Life… by Clint Bennetsen

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 17 Sep 15 - 0 Comments

Beneficial Late Summer Rain Greetings from the island everyone. Hope all of you are doing well and enjoying these cooler mornings lately. You can certainly tell that the first day of Fall is Wednesday, the 23rd, and I’m ready for it! The older I get, not that I’m old, the less tolerable I am of […]

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