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24th Annual Port O’Connor Boat Parade

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 19 Nov 15 - 0 Comments

The 2015 Lighted Boat Parade, sponsored by the Port O’Connor Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2015.  The parade is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. in the ICW from Larry’s Harbor to just past Clark’s Inn and is open to boats of all sizes that meet the minimum U.S. Coast […]

Island Life… By Clint Bennetsen

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 19 Nov 15 - 0 Comments

Staying Busy and Preparing for Winter Greetings from the island. Hope all of you are doing well and adjusting to this cooler Fall weather and rain. I don’t mind the excessive rain we have been having lately, with more in the forecast for this week, but I could certainly do without the added island marsh […]

This past May, over 900 wounded heroes from the Global War on Terror plus family members and caretakers descended upon Port O’Connor, Seadrift and Port Lavaca for a weekend they are still talking about.  We know this because we hear from them, already wanting to sign up for Warrior’s Weekend X next May.  With this […]

On Saturday, November 28, at 10:00 a.m., the Calhoun County Historical Society will be dedicating the “Camel Marker” located at the end of State Highway 316 in Indianola, Texas. The Texas Camel Corps with Doug Baum will be stationed at the Great Camel Experiment Marker Dedication that day.This is a great time for your family […]

The Great Camel Experiment by Gary Ralston

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 19 Nov 15 - 0 Comments

Of all the immigrants who became Texans upon arriving in old Indianola – German,Czech, Polish and more – perhaps none were more exotic than the seventy-five that came ashore in 1856 and 1857 from Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt and Turkey. But these new arrivals weren’t to be added to the census. They were camels. Following the […]

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