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BEACH BAR BEAT: Leyna

What is your name? Leyna Where are you from? “I grew up in Fort Worth but I came down here for the summer.” How long have you been bartending? Five years. Why do you like working at Clayton’s Beach Bar & Grill? “Clayton’s is great place to work. It is right on the beach and …

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BEACH BAR BEAT: Brandon

Name: Brandon Where are you from? Laguna Vista How long have you been bartending? Eight years Why do you like working at Laguna Bob’s? “The people are great.” What sports are you into? Curling What sets Laguna Bob’s apart from other bars? The view What is your favorite dish at Laguna Bob’s? “Oysters on the half shell.” …

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PI to host 12-team volleyball tournament this weeekend

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High Lady Tarpons volleyball team will host the “Volley at the Beach” tournament this weekend. Twelve teams will make up the field and the format will again be pool play for the first two days, followed by bracket play on Saturday. To read the rest …

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BEACH BAR BEAT: Arturo

What is your name?  Arturo Rinza Where are you from? Córdoba, Mexico How long have you been bartending? Seven years Why do you like bartending here at Pelican Station? It’s in Port Isabel and I have lots of friends here. What sports are you into? Pool What is your favorite dish at Pelican Station? The …

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BEACH BAR BEAT ft. Tyler

What is your name? Tyler Hill Where are you from? Rio Hondo How long have you been bartending? About five years. Why do you like working at Parrot Eyes? The atmosphere and the people. It’s a really cool work environment. What sports are you into? Everything: baseball, football, surfing, NASCAR and Ultimate Fighting Championship. What …

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Truck runs over toddler

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com A pickup truck ran over a 2-year-old girl Saturday near County Beach Access No. 5 on South Padre Island. According to the incident report, the toddler stepped out in front of a truck a half-mile north of the popular beach access point. To read the rest of this story, …

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BEACH BAR BEAT: Ginny

What is your name? Ginny Bratt Where are you from? Tulsa, Okla. How long have you been bartending? I’ve been bartending 35 years. Why do you like working at Jake’s Bar & Grill? The staff is real nice and we have good food. What sports are you into? Football and futbol. What are good dishes …

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BEACH BAR BEAT ft. Benjamin

What is your name?  Benjamin Salander Where are you from? South Padre Island How long have you been bartending? A year and a half. Why do you like working at Coconuts Bar and Grill? I’ve been working here my whole life. I like talking to people from all different walks of life. I like helping …

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BEACH BAR BEAT: Josh

What is your name? Josh Moody Where are you from? Dallas but I’ve lived on South Padre Island eight years. I’m almost a local. How long have you been bartending? Twelve years. Why do you like working at Laguna Bob’s? It’s the center of the universe and I enjoy being in the center of the …

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County beach safety program fires coordinator, patrol supervisor

BY CHRISTINA R. GARZA Staff Writer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Cameron County Beach Safety program has undergone recent personnel changes. Beach Safety Coordinator Jammie Barnhill and Beach Patrol Supervisor Tom Wilson are no longer heading the program. Cameron County Park Director Javier Mendez declined to comment as to why and would only confirm that Barnhill and Wilson …

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