Students advance to state Science Fair

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Motorcycle EMS riding to South Padre Island

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By THERESA VASQUEZ Special to the PRESS For those who weren’t able to attend the City of South Padre Island Spring Break Press Release last week, the SPI Chamber of Commerce sponsored a recapitulation on Thursday morning during their monthly coffee and conversation held at Kranzler Café on South Padre Island. In special attendance to …

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Beach Reach expects record turnout

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By THERESA VASQUEZ Special to the PRESS Coming to a Spring Break near you is the Beach Reach Ministries, beginning March 10 thru March 16 on South Padre Island. Beach Reach, however, is a little different as it began in 1980 as Buddy Young, Director of the West Texas A&M University Baptist Student Ministry, and …

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Three seats up in LV election

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By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Three Laguna Vista Town Council positions are up for the taking in the May 12 Municipal Election, ordered here by local officials. Seats held by Leti Keplinger, Mari Garcia and Bill Schnier will be decided in the election, with a 5 p.m. deadline scheduled today for candidates to …

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Island to host Gulf Coast forum

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Special to the PRESS South Padre Island area leaders will discuss the future and sustainability in light of issues such as rising sea levels, stronger storms and disasters. Diverse viewpoints will be aired to give the region a voice. The Blue Ribbon Resilient Communities Forum will be held Thursday, March 8 from 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m. …

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SPI to discuss much at meeting

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Special to the PRESS The South Padre Island City Council will hold a workshop at 4 p.m. and a regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. on March 7. The agenda item for the workshop is a presentation by Steve Atkins of The Atkins Group regarding the implementation and creative content of the marketing plan for the …

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Ditter Dog showcases adorable pooches

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SPI area prepares for Spring Break

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By RAY QUIROGA Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS rayq@portisabelsouthpadre.com Record numbers of Spring Breakers are expected to converge on the Laguna Madre area in the coming weeks, and officials note that they are as prepared as possible to handle the masses flocking to the Island this season. Traffic, crowd control, and general public safety topped the …

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Tea Party forms locally

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Special to the PRESS The Tea Party organization is much more than simply stating Taxed Enough Already. It is an organization seeking the return of government to following the basic directions given in the Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights. Terry Frady, president of the Brownsville Tea Party, and others will be on …

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Morado hired as attorney

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By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Brownsville-based attorney Ricardo Morado, a partner in the Roerig, Oliveira, Fisher Law Firm, was appointed to serve as interim attorney by Laguna Vista officials on Monday. The action comes after concerns were raised by officials during successive town meeting that their current attorney was not available to answer …

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