Tag: Rio Hondo

Booming mosquito population prompts spraying

By JACOB LOPEZ Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com In the ongoing war against mosquitoes, local communities have struck a critical blow against the blood-thirsty pests. Adrian Rodriguez, public information officer for the City of South Padre Island, said the Island is spraying “every morning at 4 a.m.” and in the evenings “whenever the wind isn’t blowing.” …

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Port Isabel remains in playoff contention

PRESS Staff Report The race to the state baseball playoffs is tightening up in District 32-3A as three ball clubs are within a half game of each other for the second seed. The Port Isabel Tarpons were battling to stay in contention for a district crown throughout the season and, as of Thursday, April 11, …

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Family Fish Camp on tap in Rio Hondo

Family Fish Camp will be held on Saturday, April 6, at Adolph Thomae, Jr. County Park in Rio Hondo. The event is intended for children ages 6 through 16 and parents, in which they will learn about water safety, Texas fishing regulations, fish identification and measuring, catch and release techniques, fishing gear, knot tying, bait, …

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Family Fish Camp on tap in Rio Hondo

Family Fish Camp will be held on Saturday, April 6, at Adolph Thomae, Jr. County Park in Rio Hondo. The event is intended for children ages 6 through 16 and parents, in which they will learn about water safety, Texas fishing regulations, fish identification and measuring, catch and release techniques, fishing gear, knot tying, bait, …

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Local cities unite to fight Brownsville

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Leaders of small cities in Cameron County are uniting to fight the long-running land-grab movement by Brownsville. Tuesday night, Laguna Vista town leaders met to approve a resolution calling upon State Rep. Rene Oliveira and State Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. to “take all steps necessary, including, but not limited …

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