Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

  Celebrating the birthday of Dr. Seuss- Over 40 students gathered at the Port Isabel Public Library for reading of his many books. Sandra Phillips is a retired children’s librarian that comes from Ohio and she volunteered to help out with reading. This marks the second year in which the library has been involved in …

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Going strong: 92 year old acting 27 at the gym

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Age knows no barrier when it comes to Dan Pomeroy and there is no sign of him slowing down any time soon. Walking into Port Isabel’s “The Gym” these days there’s a good chance you can see the 91 year old working out and having fun. “This guy is so …

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City Hall filled to capacity for meeting

Every seat was full early Tuesday night as the public showed up in force both in support and opposition of the City of Port Isabel and their negotiations with the Laguna Madre Humane Society for control of the ani¬mal shelter. (Staff photo by Amanda Armstrong)

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. There was not an empty seat in the house, and they turned people away at the door Tuesday night as the public showed up in great numbers at the Port Isabel commissioners meeting to discuss the on­going negotiations between the Laguna Madre Humane Society and the City of Port Isabel. …

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GIVING BACK: Company meets at SPI, donates to Club

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. An event that normally takes place in Philadelphia found its way to South Pa­dre Island this week, and it is benefiting South Padre Island and Port Isabel as Cardone Industries is in town for their sales confer­ence. From the revenue of those attending and mon­ey from outside activities, Cardone also …

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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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