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29th Annual Causeway Run/Walk

Thousands participated in the 29th Annual Causeway Run/Walk on Saturday, Jan. 12. Shown are various scenes from the event, including a sea of humanity making its way from Port Isabel to South Padre Island over the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway. (Staff photos by Ray Quiroga) Tweet

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Know Your Rotary Club

Special to the PRESS Ross Stanley, manager of Central Power and Light Company, organized the Port Isabel Rotary Club in 1936 by soliciting 19 charter members for their first meeting at the Queen Isabella Inn. Andy Bowie, an employee of Central Power and Light Company in San Benito, came to the first meeting to explain …

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Holiday events plentiful in Laguna Madre

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Laguna Madre area as local municipalities continue hosting holiday festivities. On South Padre Island, the Christmas parade had 44 entries from all around the county. The event was a part of the 12-plus Days of Christmas organized by the …

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Still in the Hunt

The Port Isabel Tarpons are shown during Friday’s area round matchup against Sinton. See Thursday’s PRESS for full results of the Tarpons’ victory and for information on the regional semi-final playoff game against Navarro, which is set for 6 p.m. Saturday at Corpus Christi Calallen. Visit portisabelsouthpadre.com after the game for playoff coverage. (Photos by …

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Tarpons take down Sinton, 53-26

Tarpons

Special to the PRESS KINGSVILLE — The Port Isabel Tarpons didn’t take long to make a statement. They didn’t take long to back it up either. Kenneth Herrera returned the game’s opening kickoff 71 yards for a touchdown and the Tarpons played their best game of the yeas as they prevailed 53-26 over the Sinton …

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Police arrest parolee in PI

Maria Alondra Rodriguez

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  The Port Isabel Police Department executed an arrest warrant on an alleged repeat substance offender Wednesday. Maria Alondra Rodriguez was arrested at her home on Summit Street. She has been charged with three counts of delivery of a substance. Two charges are second degree felonies and one is a state …

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Tarpon fans have PLAYOFF FEVER

Scenes from Friday’s bi-district playoff game pitting the Port Isabel Tarpons and Lyford Bulldogs are shown. The story on the game and advance information on the Tarpons’ area round battle versus Sinton are in the Nov. 22 edition. (Photos by T.J. Tijerina) Tweet

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Delgadillo asks for recount

Elections

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  The race for Cameron County Constable Precinct 1 is not over. A recount of the votes is scheduled for Tuesday, November 26, at the Cameron County Elections Office. The recount should take no longer than a few hours to complete. Incumbent Horacio Zamora said he has never been in a …

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Village initiates ‘watch’

police

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  Due to recent burglaries at Long Island Village Resort, residents are taking preventive measures to make sure they are safe. A watch committee has been organized. This committee is working with the City of Port Isabel Police Department, Cameron County Sheriff’s Department, the Constable’s office, and the Securitas Company to …

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Volunteers plant 14,000 dune flora

Surfrider volunteers

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  The Surfrider Foundation South Texas Chapter hosted the first dune restoration of the year Saturday, November 17, at Beach Access 1 in South Padre Island. Rob Nixon, Chairman of Surfrider Foundation South Texas Chapter, said Surfrider Foundation in partnership with the City of South Padre Island continue to restore dune …

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