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What It Takes To Be A Mayor

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 14 Jan 16 - 0 Comments

Dedication and Diligence Required to Govern a Small Town Known locally as a hard-working man who puts in long hours, Seadrift’s Mayor Elmer DeForest will have served four two-year terms as Mayor come May, 2016. He came into office in June, 2008, inheriting the problems of a small community with a crumbling infrastructure and ever-increasing […]

Port O’Connor Chamber Chat by LaJune Pitonyak

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 14 Jan 16 - 0 Comments

The Chamber was excited to invite everyone to the December meeting, held at the Sanctuary and decorated by our volunteer Laurie Junek. It was a really nice turn out and enjoyed by all. Plaques were presented to the Christmas Lighting winners along with, waking up with signs in their yards. On behalf of the Port […]

An Old Landmark Is Disappearing by Walter M. Spiller

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 14 Jan 16 - 0 Comments

The old Long Mott dryer building stood along the old tracks in Long Mott, Texas for at least 67 years. It was built here in 1947, and continued in operation for at least the next 25 years or so, until it finally ceased operations in the early 1970s. The old dryer served area rice and […]

Island Life… by Clint Bennetsen

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 14 Jan 16 - 0 Comments

Nasty Weather and a Bad Leg Injury Greetings from the island everyone. I hope all of you are doing well and adjusting to this early wet winter that we are having thus far. The Fall forecast had predicted a colder and wetter winter than normal, and up to this point it appears that those comedy […]

Sixty Years Together Is Something Special! by Kelly Gee

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 14 Jan 16 - 0 Comments

Kenneth and Grady Jean Clark celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this week with a lovely dinner at Flemings Restaurant in San Antonio. This special event was planned by their children Kimberly Clark and Henry Anderson. The guest list included Henry’s wife Judy, family friends Kim Lines, John and Kathy Yearwood, niece Mary Usrey and her […]

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