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Laguna Vista attorney on agenda

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Laguna Vista Town Council members are ex­pected to accept City At­torney Janice Cassidy’s resignation Tuesday as they meet in regular ses­sion at 6 p.m. in City Hall. Cassidy reportedly sub­mitted a letter of resigna­tion to officials on Fri­day. Action to appoint an interim town attorney is also scheduled. …

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Port Isabel hosting mixer

By SCARLET O’ROURKE Staff Writer Port Isabel is a lovely city to live and visit, but the upkeep takes time and money; now the Port Isa­bel Beautification Com­mittee is asking for help in their endeavors to keep Port Isabel beautiful. They will be hosting a mixer on Thursday, June 30, at 6:30 p.m. at Light­house …

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Play Day by Bay set for weekend

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS More than 45 activities to increase child wellness and summer fun will be show­cased at the first Laguna Vista Play Day by the Bay, scheduled June 18 at Roloff Park from 8 a.m.-12 noon. The event is free to the pub­lic. The activities are a part of the …

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Developer charged with violating colonia laws

By SCARLET O’ROURKE Staff Writer A Cameron County de­veloper was charged with unlawful subdividing and leasing lots in Port Isabel on Wednesday, June 8, violating state colonia prevention laws. According to state inves­tigators, Phillip and Jeanine Watrous allegedly unlawfully subdivided a lot of less than one acre of land into multiple residential lots without going …

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Former Tarps to enter Hall

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Two former Port Isabel High athletes have been elect­ed to the Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame. Travis Sanders and Donald Guillot will be formerly inducted into the Hall this Saturday in Brownsville. Travis Sanders was a run­ning back in the Tarpon football program in the late …

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Tips for staying cool in the summer heat

By SCARLET O’ROURKE Staff Writer With the summer-like temperatures swelling throughout the Rio Grande Valley, people are always looking for a way to stay cool. Here are some obvi­ous as well as less known tips to keep it cool when the days get hot. For more on this story, pick up a copy of the …

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Might as well get started; Drum Line reports

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Marching band practice is starting earlier than usual at Port Isabel High this summer. In recent years the head director of bands, Scott Hartsfield, gave band members a few weeks off at the end of the school year. Around the first of July, then, the drum line and …

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Island of Praise back for 3rd Annual ‘Fun in the Sun’

By LAUREN LAUGHLIN Special to the PRESS Island of Praise came to South Padre Island in 2009, they wanted the Island to be known as a place where com­munities of people could gather to wor­ship and give praise to God. The event will be June 11 and 12 and pro­mote family fun in the sun …

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Trail development progressing in L.V.

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS The Laguna Vista City Council will consider options in furthering construction of a proposed $125,000 jogging/ walking trail at their June 14 scheduled meeting. The council is expected to determine if the City should hire an architect or seek re­quests for proposals in con­structing the trail, according to …

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PI offers free movie nights

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Free family fun in a classic outdoor environment begins June 17 in Port Isabel with the Lighthouse Establishment Cinema Movie series. The unique setting features top quality movies projected onto the exterior of the his­toric Port Isabel Lighthouse, with spectators sitting on the grass or on lawn chairs …

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