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Pint-sized Haunted House charms at library

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Darra Fuqua of Port Isabel received her first dollhouse made of tin in the 1940s as a Christmas present. When she decided to build one from scratch in the early 70s, it became a collaborative venture she pursued with her two daughters, and has been a lasting project …

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Heavy rains cause flooding; library sustains damage

By JACOB LOPEZ Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Heavy rains across the Rio Grande Valley prompted a coastal flood advisory over the weekend. Areas of South Padre Island along Padre Blvd. were reportedly flooded due to the heavy rains that pummeled Cameron County over the weekend. According to Erin Billings, meteorologist at the National Weather Service …

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Friends of Library’s lock box stolen

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Early Sunday morning a thief broke a window at the Port Isabel Public Library, entered and stole the Friend of the Library’s donation lock-box. “There was a break-in late Saturday, early Sunday,” Library Director Janie Villarreal said. “They broke the glass on the front door. That’s how they got …

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