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A GRAND OPENING: Event Center ribbon cutting Saturday

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com It’s been a long time coming. The City of Port Isabel will proudly host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening for the Event & Cultural Center (ECC) from 4:30 p.m. to midnight, this Saturday. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition by …

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Tarpon football practice starts in two weeks

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Is there ever a time to not be thinking about football? With the start of practice just two weeks away this is the time of the year when the interest and excitement start to build. That’s especially true considering what the Tarpons did the last two seasons. To read the …

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Rash of thefts reported in The Fingers

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Last week, Port Isabel residents Todd Casey and Russell Robinson, both area fishing boat captains, became the most recent victims of a rash of boat-related thefts that have been reported in The Fingers area of Port Isabel. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre …

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Court dismisses Ochoa sign swipe case

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Port Isabel Municipal Court on June 27 dismissed the theft Class C case against Orlando Ochoa for his alleged involvement in stealing political campaign sings belonging to City Commissioner Maria de Jesus Garza. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition by …

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Port Isabel Patriotic Spirit Celebration

The Port Isabel community enjoyed Independence Day with the City’s inaugural Patriotic Spirit Celebration that featured a parade and gathering at Washington Park. Staff photos by Sasha Heller Tweet

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Summer Track keeps athletes in condition

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Conditioning is an important part of any student’s athletic endeavors. A number of Port Isabel student-athletes have therefore committed themselves to a summer track and field program, participation in which will help them stay in shape and improve their performance in their respective events and sports. To read the rest …

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Summer league boys’ hoops season concludes

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The summer league boys’ basketball season has come to an end, and while the Port Isabel team didn’t win many games a good start on the 2014-15 hoops season was still accomplished. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition by clicking here or …

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City hosts hurricane awareness workshop

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Last week, officials with the City of Port Isabel convened with representatives from several area agencies for a Hurricane Awareness workshop that included info about how the agencies work in collaboration during emergency situations. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition by …

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PI welcomes new hoops coach

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Nathan Janak arrived in town this week to start work as the new Port Isabel High boys’ basketball coach. He comes to the Lower Laguna Madre from Troy, Texas, where he was the head coach for the past four seasons. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to …

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City OK’s new loan for Hotel purchase

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Port Isabel City Commission on Tuesday authorized the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) to submit a Texas Leverage Fund Loan Application as part of the City’s plan to purchase the Yacht Club Hotel and redevelop it into a culinary arts institute. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to …

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