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FROM THE PAST: Tidal Wave on the Diamond

By RENE TORRES Special to the Parade The year was 1931 when much of the talk around Valley baseball circles was centered on the big match-up between the Port Isabel Pelicans and Houston Southern Pacific Mo-Pacs. But before you read about the Pels, early at the turn of the century, the sandy diamond on the Gulf …

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Rediscover Port Isabel in new book

Special to the Parade New to Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images of America series is Port Isabel by local author Valerie D. Bates. The book boasts more than 200 vintage images and memories of days gone by. The book will be available for sale on Monday, February 4. In the 1830s, a small community known as …

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