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Kids Fishing Tourney

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 15 Jun 17 - 0 Comments

The Memorial Day Kids Fishing Tourney, sponsored by the Port O’Connor Chamber of Commerce, was a fun-filled day for about 75 kids, ages 3-12. A HUGE thank you to Donnie Klesel with POC Rod & Gun, along with Jim and Mary Francis Bauer, with 10th Street Lodge, for chairing this event for these children. Also […]

Kite Flying Fun by Veronica Ragusin

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 15 Jun 17 - 0 Comments

Port O’Connor was full of folks and fun for the Memorial Day Weekend. I think this year was one of the best turnouts for the Annual Chamber of Commerce Kite Flying Contest. Judging a Kite Contest is difficult when everyone that comes out has a great kite to show or a kite that keeps flying […]

Councilmen Sworn In

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 15 Jun 17 - 0 Comments

Seadrift Mayor Elmer Deforest recently swore in one new and two re-elected City Councilman at the Seadrift City Hall. Councilman Kenneth Reese, 70, replaces Councilman Buddy Cross who decided not to run again. Councilman Reese is a former “Shift Supervisor” for Victoria and Coleto Creek Power Stations were he served for almost 45 years. Councilman […]

Port O’Connor Chamber Chat by LaJune Pitonyak

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 15 Jun 17 - 0 Comments

Summer is here, school is out and traffic in Port O’Connor has increased. Always following Memorial Day, it starts getting crazy here. All the Memorial Day weekend activities were such a success. King Fisher Park & Beach was overflowing with people enjoying fun and summer activities. Coming up next is the “Annual Fireworks Display”, July […]

Island Life… by Clint Bennetsen

Archived in the category: General Info, Island Life
Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 15 Jun 17 - 0 Comments

Greetings from the island everyone, I hope all of you are doing well and adjusting to this pre-summer warm weather. It will officially be the south Texas summer season in a few days, and not having AC out here, I’ll definitely start feeling it. But that’s ok, after all these years without it, I’ve conditioned […]

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