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Chief stays focused on drug crackdown

BY CHRISTINA R. GARZA Staff Writer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com Jaime Adrian Nuñez, Quirino Martinez and Adrian Niño pleaded not guilty on June 28 to charges filed after the three were arrested during a drug raid in a Port Isabel shopping center in March. The three men were charged with possession of a substance PG-1 and possession of …

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Summer track athletes pile up medals

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel athletes continue to compete this month in the Gulf Coast Force Track Club and have shown well in two meets since last weekend. A number of first-place finishes were recorded at a meet in Austin last Saturday, and Port Isabel High’s state shot put champion, Daniella …

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Tarpon 7-on-7 football team headed to state

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel 7-on-7 football team has qualified for this year’s state tournament. At the qualifying tournament at Edna last Saturday morning, the Tarpons made the semi-finals by winning their first two games and tying the third. That afternoon they overwhelmed Palacios in the semi-final game and made …

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City Commission meeting canceled

BY CHRISTINA R. GARZA Staff Writer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Port Isabel City Commission meeting set for Tuesday was canceled and has been rescheduled for 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 9. The Commission is set to discuss amending the Port Isabel city ordinance against issuing permits to new sweepstakes gaming businesses. To read the rest of this story, …

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Multiple age groups involved in summer track competitions

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel High School assistant track and field coach Johvonne Howard reports that the summer track program is well underway with two meets scheduled for this weekend. A number of age divisions are involved, with more than 30 athletes, and all of them participated in last week’s meet …

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