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AUSTIN: Water stained; 63-68 degrees; 0.73 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on shakyheads, Texas rigs and squarebill crankbaits. Sunfish are fair to good on cut nightcrawlers. Catfish are good on live bait and nightcrawlers. BASTROP: Water stained; 76-80 degrees. Black bass are fair on dark soft ...
CUERO – The Cuero Police Department will have a Coffee With A Cop from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at McDonald's, 104 E. Broadway St. Everyone in the community is invited to get to know local police officers. Coffee is provided. A blood drive will be from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 19 in the education ...

The nonprofit provides first aid and rehabilitation to dolphins, studies and performs necropsies on them. According to its website, between 130 and 150 dolphins become stranded every year on the Texas coast. The reasons for the stranding include illness, weather conditions, interaction with fishing nets, ...
Commissioners authorized Precinct 1 Commissioner David Hall to apply for a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department grant to improve boating access at the Chocolate bayou boat ramp near the Norris Bridge off Hwy. 238 and renovate Chocolate Bayou Park. The grant would be for $108,750 with the county ...
Thanks, also, for the college representation from: Coastal Bend College – Matthew Saldivar; Texas A&M University College Station; Texas State University; Texas Woman's University – Misty Lucas; The University of Texas at Austin; The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; and Victoria ...
Meredith and his wife, Mary, joined the Mid-Coast Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists in 2005, the same year they found the first nest of an endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle ever recorded on Matagorda Island. The couple also used to write articles about nature for the Victoria Advocate. “It is very ...

Hurricane Harvey made landfall on Friday, August 25, at 11p.m., between Port Aransas and Port O'Connor, Texas. A Category 4 hurricane, it was the strongest to hit Texas since 1961. Estimated economic losses from the devastation caused by Harvey will be in the $150–200 billion range, making it the ...
O'Neill said he told a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality investigator that he may have a license needed to operate the facilities, while the other board members thought he'd officially listed himself as the operator. Either way, they later learned O'Neill could not legally be a director and operate the ...
Five vehicles have been stolen from the Six Flags Fiesta Texas parking lot since March 10. Fiesta Texas says that they work closely with local police on these incidents and that they have a heavy security presence but they wouldn't say whether or not they had security cameras in the parking lots.
As unpredictable as the weather has been in 2018, if it stays warm in March, we might be wading wet by the end of the month. That will just add to the oddity of 2018. Bink Grimes is a freelance writer and licensed captain. Follow his reports on Instagram, Facebook and on the Texas Insider Fishing Report on ...
The Port O'Connor Chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association provided food for the volunteers at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) docks in Port O'Connor. They have done so each of the 16 years the cleanup has taken place. TPWD provided gloves and water. Waste Management ...
Mother Nature pulled no punches when she sent Hurricane Harvey to southeastern Texas in 2017. And while Houston floods dominated the news, the storm smashed ashore near Rockport and Port Aransas and its winds ravaged portions of the Texas Coastal Bend. It surprises no one that Texans stood ...
No longer a single show, it's spread through dozens of venues all along Texas 237 from Carmine - which locals pronounce "CAR-meen" - down to LaGrange over a few weeks' time. White vendor tents have sprung up through that area and the big Marburger Farms Antique Show starts March 27.
PORT O'CONNOR – Friends of the Port O'Connor Library will use special dyes and teaching decorating techniques for their Easter Egg Decorating event from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Calhoun County Branch Library, 101 S. 6th St. It's open for ages 4-18, and participants will take home their ...
Through March 2, Caldwell County voters can vote at the Scott Annex Building at 1403 Blackjack St. in Lockhart or at Luling Civic Center at 333 E. Austin Street in Luling. Those who vote at the Scott Annex Building may do so between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through Friday this week; from 8 a.m.- 7 p.m. Saturday; ...
Agencies participating in the 15th annual operation included; Harris County Texas Sheriff's Office with 103 sex buyer arrests; Los Angeles Sheriff's Office with 66 sex buyer arrests; Houston Police Department with 64 sex buyer arrests; New York Police Department with 62 sex buyer arrests; Cook County ...
Bech Bruun, former chairman of Texas Water Development Board; Michael Cloud, former chairman of the Victoria County Republican Party; and Democratic candidate Eric Holguin, of Corpus Christi, are the only candidates who reported receiving or spending campaign money last year. Those reports show ...

In 2011, Hector Mendieta partnered with the Coastal Conservation Association Texas and several other companies to construct accessible fishing piers for children in the Flour Bluff ... "CCA Texas provides a paid internship at the Corpus Christi hatchery to give students the training they need," she said.
Kristen Oliver, 23, an intern for the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, examines the wing of a yellow-breasted Chat at the banding station at Mad Island Marsh Preserve. Leslie Boorhem-Stephenson for The Victoria Advocate. If you go. To the banquet. • WHEN: 5-9 p.m. Saturday. • WHERE: Bay City Civic ...
TEXAS CITY: Black drum and redfish are fair to good in the holes in Moses Lake. Low tides have forced many fish to deep channels. FREEPORT: Sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs. Redfish are fair to good at San Luis pass on cracked blue crabs. Redfish are fair to good at the ...
PORT O' CONNOR - Participants in the third annual Freeze Out Invitational Fishing Tournament can check in at 5 p.m. Friday at the Port O' Connor Community Center Pavilion followed by the first cast at 6:45 a.m. Saturday. DEWITT COUNTY. CUERO - The Pilot Club of Cuero will host the Superhero Gala ...
"And He (Jesus) said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes." - John 21:6. Winter fishing is much different than any other fishing season. Cold-water, lethargic red fish, flounder and other fish ...
A mix of light freezing rain and sleet was occurring across much of South Texas. Headlines: Winter Weather Advisory Remains in effect for the entire area. Non-Essential Travel is Discouraged. Wind Chill Advisory Remains in effect for wind chills of 15 to 25 degrees. Freeze Warning in effect through ...
It's not even mid-January; we still have a lot of winter yet to slug through. It will get cold again. Maybe it won't get as cold as last week. We can hope. But Texas has even had freezes in March. How cold was it? Well, cold enough for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) to close fishing on the coast.
The Bombshell Blowout Women's Fishing Tournament recently presented The Texas Zoo a check for $15,000 to assist with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The fishing tournament took place in Port O'Connor in August. Taking part in the event are, from left, Liz Jensen, executive director for Texas Zoo; ...
The Port O'Connor Improvement District and the LaSalle WCID No. 1A issued a boil water notice on Monday. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required them to issue a boil water notice after a 12-inch water line break on Farm-to-Market Road 1289, according to the Port O'Connor ...
"In his time serving as both a board member and chairman, Bech was directly responsible for dispatching billions of dollars worth of water infrastructure across the state ensuring Texas will be better prepared for the next drought thus securing our state's prosperous economic future," Perry said.
Myers graduated from Industrial High School in 2009, moved to Austin and graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in broadcast journalism in 2013. Barbara Charbula, her mother, has been an English teacher at Industrial school district for nearly 20 years. Her stepfather, Ronald Charbula, ...
It's the University of Texas at Austin's once-thriving Marine Science Institute, the first of its kind on the Gulf. It's been four months since Hurricane Harvey decimated the coastal town of Port Aransas - where the institute calls home - and officials still are months from bringing research efforts back online.
GOLIAD - The Grandma Bea Foundation in partnership with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will host the annual Super Hero 5K at 10 a.m. Feb. 24 at the picnic area of Goliad State Park, 108 Park Road. Pre-registration is required, and on-site registration will not be offered. Entry fees are $25 for ...
The Texas coast will be closed for crabbing with wire mesh traps for 10 days beginning Friday. Traps left in the water during that time will be collected by volunteers. Officials have said it's important to do this annually so marine life doesn't die in traps that are not regularly checked. The Texas Parks and ...
Important Note: candidate residency is not a question of law - the U.S. Constitution only requires that a Congressional candidate live in Texas for five years before running. They don't have to actually live in the district they're running. (It is a sharp contrast to Texas laws, which require that candidates to the ...
CORPUS CHRISTI - The Coast Guard assisted three boaters after their vessel capsized Saturday near Port O'Connor, officials said Sunday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report at 12:09 p.m. that a 20-foot vessel capsized with four people onboard about 17 miles ...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted three boaters after their vessel capsized near Port O'Connor Saturday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watch standers received a report that a 20-foot vessel capsized with four people on-board approximately 17 miles south of Pass ...
Black bass are slow to fair on chrome Rat-L-Traps and Texas rigs. Sunfish are fair to good on cut nightcrawlers. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait and nightcrawlers. BASTROP: Water stained; 71-75 degrees. Black bass are fair on chartreuse and chartreuse/white soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits.
... • PORT O'CONNOR - Warm up with the Port O' Connor Volunteer Fire Department's fourth annual Firearm Raffle and Chili Dinner Fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Port O'Connor Community Center. • The fire department will also welcome Santa Claus to town as he stops by from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday ...
Flagstone comes in different hues from white found in West Texas to gray to pink, which is called Mexican rose, to Oklahoma tan. The couple purchases the flagstone in Selma and Richmond. Darrell also etches crosses and other images into stone that Jo Beth creates a mosaic with colored glass. “It's like ...
August 25, 2017 - Harvey makes landfall between Port Aransas and Port O'Connor, Texas, as a Category 4 storm with winds of 130 mph. Harvey is the first Category 4 hurricane to make landfall in the United States since Hurricane Charley in 2004.August 26-29, 2017 - Harvey is downgraded to a tropical ...
The storm milled around southeast and central Texas coast for days after landfall, dumping a record-breaking 51 -- 51-- inches of rain in some areas and causing catastrophic flooding in the Houston and Beaumont metro areas. Then came Irma, the strongest storm of the season -- a monster Category 5 ...
Texas officials said in September that about 80 people were killed by Hurricane Harvey. In Florida, 72 people died from Hurricane Irma-related accidents, including five in Palm Beach County, according to the state's Division of Emergency Management. “It's just one of those seasons where everything went ...
If you're looking for something a little bit more Texas Coast-like, then you can watch a parade on the water. The Port O'Connor Lighted Boat Parade launches 6:45 p.m. Dec. 2. All these events are free, so we really encourage everyone to head out to at least one of these events. There are also many other ...
The man who died is identified as 32-year old Ricardo Canino Delgado of Katy, Texas. Delgado was pulled from the water by a United States Coast Guard helicopter and flown to Palacios, Texas where he was pronounced dead. Osborne a passing shrimp boat near the jetty rescued two of the four boaters.
They just need this extra help to get started," said Victoria Vasquez, the Coastal Conservation Program Manager for Audubon Texas. Audubon Texas manages the island, which hosts thousands of nesting colonial water birds, not just brown pelicans, come February. Some like to build their nests in the ...
Originally designated "Armistice Day," marking the first anniversary of the end of World War I, Veterans Day is the day designated officially as ...
The following is a list of Veterans Day events planned for Thursday and Friday in the Crossroads. For the complete list for the weekend, go to ...
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Texas Parks and Wildlife intern Zach Russell returns a Jack Crevalle fish to the waters of Espiritu Santo Bay in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday ...
Between the jack rabbits and scavenging birds, I felt like I'd slid down a Texas version of Alice's spiraling Wonderland abyss when I visited ...
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Expect tides to remain swollen until the next significant cold front blows through Texas. That's when fall fishing gets really good. Follow Bink ...


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