Mar 27 2015

BREAKING: Boy found on Causeway

PRESS Staff Report A boy, believed to be about 5 years old, was spotted wandering the streets near the Port Isabel side of the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway Friday. The child somehow got away from Garriga Elementary School. Police brought the young boy back to campus. The boy was looking for a ride home, according …

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Mar 24 2015

BREAKING: Spring Breaker goes missing after UME

PRESS Staff Report Police are searching for a 20-year-old Killeen man who went missing after attending the Ultimate Music Experience (UME) 2015 concert at Schlitterbahn Beach Resort on South Padre Island. Jordan Britten, a Central Texas College student, was last seen Friday according to his mother, Ilana Stone-Britten, who reported her son missing Monday. Britten was separated from a small …

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Mar 23 2015

Two vehicle crash injures five

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com March 23, 2015 Two vehicles collided on Padre Boulevard just before 7:30 p.m. Sunday, injuring five people. The vehicles, a 2004 silver Ford Focus, and a taxicab, were both traveling northbound when the taxi struck the Focus, according to a statement released by the City of South Padre Island. …

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Mar 27 2015

Letters to the Editor for 3-26-15

Special to the Press Dear Editor, It seems this week that my hometown, South Padre Island, is competing for tackiest town in America. All week long we have been assaulted by the “Trojan Plane” flying back and forth from morning till night advertising their disgusting product. Those condom sellers want to make sure no man, …

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Mar 27 2015

Weather still a problem for Lady Tarpon track

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Weather once again proved to be a hindrance to the competitive efforts of the Port Isabel Lady Tarpons track and field team.  All the field events, as well as the hurdles races, had to be canceled due to rainy conditions at a meet scheduled for last Friday at …

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Mar 27 2015

Padilla Gets 4th at State powerlifting meet

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Jocelyn Padilla established two personal bests, including total lift, and placed fourth in the Women’s State Powerlifting Meet in Corpus Christi last week. Padilla lifted 385 pounds in the squat lift, 155 pounds in the bench press, and managed 350 pounds in the dead lift.  Her dead lift, …

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Mar 27 2015

Meet of Champs next for Tarpon track men

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Rain continued to be a problem for the Port Isabel High Tarpon track and field team last week.  The meet at Donna North High School, scheduled for last Saturday, was a partial rain-out.  The field events and hurdles races were all canceled for the safety of the athletes. …

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Mar 21 2015

Fourth death on Island

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com A fourth body was found on South Padre Island in a week. At about 5:23 p.m., a 74-year-old man was found unresponsive in the dunes approximately one mile north of Beach Access 5, according to a statement released by the Cameron County Park Rangers. Justice of the Peace …

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Mar 20 2015

A Little Bit Country: Texas natives, Casey Donahew and the Casey Donahew Band, perform on SPI

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press press@portisabelsouthpadre.com Casey Donahew, of the Casey Donahew band, ignited South Padre Island alongside the Randy Rogers Band on March 17 and was willing to open up a bit about his life and future music endeavors in an exclusive interview with the Parade. Performing in the Lone Star State of …

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Mar 20 2015

DEADLY WEEK: Three deaths under investigation, authorities release arrest tallies

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Two Spring Breakers have died on South Padre Island in the last week, and the decapitated body of an Edinburg resident was found in the bay near the Convention Centre. South Padre Island police have also made 166 arrests as of Saturday, March 14, according to a document …

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