Municipal judge termination on town’s agenda

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS The termination of the agreement with the Municipal Judge is on the Laguna Vista agenda for a meeting scheduled here at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Discussion and possible action to adhere to Section 4.05(e) of the Home Rule Charter and terminate the agreement of the judge is listed as …

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$36 million awarded for port project

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Special to the PRESS The Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority awarded a contract in the amount of $36,055,194.43 to Ballenger Construction Company, Inc. for highway improvements to the SH 550 Direct Connector Project along U.S. 77/83 and SH 550 (formerly known as FM 511). The Direct Connector Toll Facility Project, included in the Cameron County …

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Music in the Park, Port Isabel Beautification Mixer

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The Parade has all that’s hot and happening this week!

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Dear Readers, Creed, Coheed, the Ladies Kingfish Tournament, Music in the Park, Elvis Fest and so much more are on tap as the Parade is set to break down what’s hot and happening (speaking of which, check out this week’s Hot Happenings!). Another great source of reading material awaits within these pages as everything you …

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IT BEGINS: Tarpons hit football field

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By CRAIG ALANIZ Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons started their two-a-day practices this Monday. Head Coach Monty Stumbaugh said his team is excited for the start of their season. He said 80 players made it to the first day of practice and the coaching staff is expecting good things from them this …

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Lady Tarps primed for 2012

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By CRAIG ALANIZ Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS The Lady Tarpon volleyball team began practice this Monday at the Port Isabel High School gymnasium. Volleyball Head Coach George Hamilton said he is returning four starters this season. He said their goal for the season is to win district and make it into the state tournament. Hamilton …

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Auditions for ‘Side by Side’ to be held

Special to the PRESS The sounds of music will fill the air this fall as the El Paseo Arts Foundation begins rehearsals for its October 24-26 production of one of Broadway’s most celebrated musicals: Side by Side by Sondheim. Auditions for the show will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 5, and Thursday, September …

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El Paseo season kicks off Sept. 13

Special to the PRESS Mark your calendar for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 13, because that’s when El Paseo’s Season Kick-off event will be held. Just ask the folks who attended last season’s mystery theatre event at the Hilton. This season, El Paseo invites the public to the SPI Convention Center to enjoy hors d’oeuvres and …

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Island to host ‘Music in the Park’

PRESS Staff Report The South Padre Island Parks, Recreation & Beautification Committee invites everyone to the Second Annual Music in the Park, scheduled from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, August 12, at Water Tower Park. The concert will be held for free and will also feature face painting and snow cones will be served. Singer Shayne Marie …

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All eyes on Ernesto

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By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Special to the PRESS It’s appearing likely that Tropical Storm Ernesto, although expected to reach hurricane strength, will not have an impact on the Rio Grande Valley. Meteorologist Jim Campbell of the National Weather Service in Brownsville pointed to an intermediate advisory, issued Monday morning by the National Hurricane Center, that showed …

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