Tag: Cameron County

WEB EXCLUSIVE: County commissioners approve retaining wall permit with contingency

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Special to the PRESS BROWNSVILLE — The Cameron County Commissioners’ Court granted a permit on Thursday requested by Larry Mark Polsky to construct a retaining wall on the tracts located just north of South Padre Island city limits; the approval, however, is contingent on the Texas General Land Office’s (GLO) approval …

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Surfriders oppose wall

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  The Surfrider Foundation South Texas Chapter sent a letter to the Cameron County Commissioners’ Court opposing a retaining wall that would be built at the north end of access 6. Rob Nixon, Chairman of Surfrider South Texas, said his organization is against the construction of a wall because it would …

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PRCA Rodeo, CCFLS set in February

By JOE BOCANEGRA Special to the Parade Coming Friday, February 1, the Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo, Cameron County Fair and Livestock show will once again make its appearance as citizens from all over the Valley bring their wares to be judged so they can be deemed the best of the 2013 year. The rodeo, already …

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Injury prompts temporary causeway closure

PRESS Staff Report The Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway was temporarily closed Thursday when a worker replacing the railing was injured. Authorities said the worker needed medical attention after a piece of railing fell on his foot near the highest point of the causeway on the east bound lane. The incident caused traffic congestion in Port …

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