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“Sweetheart Banquet” Gone, But Not Forgotten

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 19 Jan 17 - 0 Comments

For the past 21 years, many folks in Port O’Connor and the surrounding area have looked forward each February to a gala evening celebrating Valentine’s Day in style at the Annual Sweetheart Banquet. It was a time to dress up, enjoy entertainment and a fine dinner with your “sweetheart”, or by yourself, surrounded by friends […]

Seadrift Sets Election Date

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 19 Jan 17 - 0 Comments

May 6, 2017 has been set for the election to fill three positions on Seadrift City Council. These positions are currently held by June Cantrell, Buddy Cross, and Geoffrey Hunt. Anyone wishing to file for a place on the ballot should do so during regular City Hall hours. The last day to place your name […]

Port O’Connor Chamber Chat by LaJune Pitonyak

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 19 Jan 17 - 0 Comments

When the last Chamber Chat was printed, the Annual Christmas Party was being planned by Mrs. Joanie Morgan. On December 12th, Joanie produced a fantastic outing. Held at the Sanctuary on a beautiful evening, it was one of the best Christmas Parties. We really enjoyed the music of the band, and the food and fellowship […]

Island Life… by Clint Bennetsen

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 19 Jan 17 - 0 Comments

Life Is Precious Greetings from the island everyone.  I hope all of you are doing well and enjoyed a wonderful Christmas with family and friends.  Corky and I ventured across the bay the week prior, and met the family and my two aunts, Lila and Joyce, at Montana Mikes for our annual Christmas lunch.  And […]

2017 Leaders Plan Excitng Events at the Port O’Connor Library

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 19 Jan 17 - 0 Comments

Sheryl Haynes and Roxanne Ochoa will lead the Student Advisory Board of the Friends of the Port O’Connor Library Board into the new year. They are making plans which will include movies and games at the library, a bake sale, and an ice cream social throughout the upcoming months of 2017. These beautiful women teach […]

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