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Bridge equipment to be moved by Spring Break

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Following a presentation this week and a couple of meetings, TxDOT has set in motion plans to move the equipment being used for bridge repair during Spring Break. At the commissioners meeting this week in Port Isabel, representatives from TxDOT made a plea for as­sistance in the cost involved to …

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Isle Wedding

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LMAL Show & Sale

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3rd Annual South Padre Island Invitational Tennis Classic

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SPI Chamber of Commerce Fishing Tournament Winners

Truman Kilgore brought home this catch which was good enough for a 1st place finish in Heaviest Shark at the inaugural South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce Fishing Tournament.  David Johnson took first place at the South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce Fishing Tournament held on Tuesday. Here he is pictured with the heaviest catfish. Lacy Wilson …

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EVICTED: City boots Humane Society out of shelter

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. A tense situation is now far from resolved as the City of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Humane Society are locked in a struggle for con­trol over the Isabel Y. Garcia Animal Shelter. A lease that had expired, several complaints from citi­zens, past and present board members and other …

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THEY’RE ALL DEAD: Freeze too much for fish to handle

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Fish numbering in the thousands washed up along the Fingers Area at Port Isabel this past week­end as a result of the freez­ing temperatures that hit the area last week. Director of Public Works for Port Isabel Bal­di Alaniz said his crews were on hand early Mon­day morning with a …

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Tourney brings in big catches

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. The South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce held their first annual Winter Texan Fishing Tournament this week on Tuesday. Sev­eral people showed up and brought in a variety of fish during the day. “Everyone had a blast,” said Chamber President Rox­ane Guenzel, “the fish were being a little temperamental but …

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Dolls place at National Competition

Special to the PRESS The realization of a dream come true came to fruition as 12 members of the Derry Elementary dance team “The Derry Dolls” traveled to Disney World to participate at the University Dance Alliance National Competition. The competition, which is affiliated with the National Dance Alliance, was held February 5, in Orlando, …

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UPDATE: Blaze consumes South Padre Island home

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Breaking News: No injuries reported in SPI house fire, family pet killed By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Staff Writer editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com SOUTH PADRE ISLAND – The middle of a beautiful Saturday afternoon was disrupted on South Padre Island as a second story fire swept through a residential home, believed to be owned by local real estate business …

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