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Baseball: Tarpons 16, Red Ants 1

 By LARRY GAGE The Port Isabel Tarpons handled the Progreso Red Ants by the score of 16-1 on the road Tuesday night, and are now aiming for a playoff spot with two games remain­ing. As mentioned previous­ly, the Tarpons control their own destiny. Win these last two games and the playoffs are assured. Pitcher Bobby …

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Another perfect game; Lady Tarpons go for playoffs

  By LARRY GAGE The Lady Tarpons softball team blew out Donna IDEA Academy, 16-0, Tuesday night and came one step clos­er to making the post-season playoffs. They did it with the usual things, hitting, fielding, and pitching, with the empha­sis on the latter. Freshman pitcher Daniela Salinas threw another perfect game, and she didn’t …

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Police chief has passion for law

By MARTHA McCLAIN With an eye toward service, training and progress, Laguna Vista’s top public safety offi­cial hold the credentials need­ed to get the job done Robert McGinnis is the Town’s police and fire chief, as well as its emergency man­agement coordinator. He’s also lead instructor at the Lower Rio Grande Val­ley Development Council’s Regional …

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City – LMHS ‘define’ shelter

    By JOE R. BOWLING JR.   With an agreement be­tween the City of Port Isa­bel and the Laguna Madre Humane Society in place, the task at hand is to now define what the shelter represents and who will be doing what. City Manager Ed Meza and LMHS President Beth Fedigan met Thurs­day morning …

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SETTLED!:LMHS names new president, city to run shelter

 By JOE R. BOWLING JR.  “This is a perfect exam­ple of an open door policy working in this country.” These were the words from new President of the Lagu­na Madre Humane Society (LMHS), Beth Fedigan, after an agreement was reached between LMHS and the City of Port Isabel regarding the operations at the animal Shelter. …

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Baseball; P.I. Takes La Feria 4-0

  By LARRY GAGE The Port Isabel Tarpons got past the Lions of La Feria 4-0 on the road on Friday night. They did it with good fielding and hitting and another strong performance on the mound by pitcher Bobby Barker. The Tarpons have good speed on the base paths and they used it to good …

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LMHS President: End eviction

 By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Breaking the silence to the media Tuesday night, the new president of the La­guna Madre Humane Soci­ety made a plea to the City of Port Isabel to negotiate a settlement and end the legal proceedings and the pending eviction. Margaret Ingle attended and spoke at the commission meeting Tuesday night …

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Bringing cities closer

 By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. The City of Trejo, Hon­duras may be many miles away from the Rio Grande Valley, but this week Mayor Jose Antonio Lai­nez Mejia from the city of Trejo made a journey that will bring the two closer. The Port Isabel Rotary Club has been instrumental in a program for 10 …

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Turtles make way to shore

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. The weather conditions were perfect and nature took it’s course on South Padre Island Saturday morning. As a parade to mark the beginning of the Kemp’s ridley Seas Turtle nesting season was going on, the first turtle made it’s way on shore to lay her eggs. By the end of …

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Tarps compete in district golf tourney

Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons Boys & Girls Golf teams traveled to the Tony Butler Golf Course in Harlingen last Wednesday to compete in the District 32-3A Golf Tournament. The Tarpons Boys team finished a close third place behind district champion Zapata and runner-up La Feria. The Tarpons were led by Sophomore …

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