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FOOTPRINTS IN THE SAND: Tous shares sea turtle preservation tales

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Turtle Lady legacy will live on. Last week, Mary Ann Tous, niece of Ila Loetscher — “The Turtle Lady” — discussed the impact Loetscher made on area biological activists as part of the Treasures of the Gulf Museum’s “Telling Our Stories” series. Tous spearheads the Turtle To read the rest …

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KING OF THE CASTLE: Hancock wins championship

BY PAMELA CODY Special to the PRESS Andy Hancock, local sculptor, artist and sand castle instructor, has a new feather in his cap. He was recently selected as champion from a field of 15 other sculptors from Mexico, Canada and all over the United States in the Solo Division of the 27th Annual American Sand …

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Summer Sand Castles Contests start Sunday

Special to the Parade The schedule for the 2013 Summer Sand Castles Contests has been released with the following locations hosting contests: Boomerang Billy’s (July 7), La Quinta Inn and Suites (July 23), The Pearl South Padre (July 28), La Copa Inn (Aug. 3), Hilton Garden Inn (Aug. 10), Isla Grand Resort (Aug.17), and Clayton’s …

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