Apr 22 2016

Hog Heaven

Bikers thunder onto Island for Beach-n-Biker Fest By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com It began with a low rumble, like a wave of far off thunder coming to a crescendo as a storm draws near. It was the sound of dozens upon dozens of motorcycle engines firing up in advance of the bike parade …

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Apr 22 2016

Time to Intervene

LNG opposition urge locals to take action now By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The clock is ticking. As the timeline to construct three potential Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) export terminals along the Port of Brownsville Ship Channel progresses, deadlines are being set on the opportunities Laguna Madre area residents have for their voices …

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Apr 22 2016

Adopt-a-Beach celebrates 30 years

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com They say everything is bigger in Texas. They also say don’t mess with Texas. This Saturday, the two will combine as thousands of people across the Texas Gulf Coast will take part in one of the largest beach clean-up efforts in honor of the 30th anniversary of Texas …

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Apr 22 2016

TOP MARKS

PIHS moves up in state rankings, District nets $500,000 grant By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Port Isabel High School (PIHS) has been named one of the best high schools in the country for the second year in a row by U.S. News and World Report. Of the 1,915 high schools in the state …

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Apr 22 2016

Early voting begins Monday

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Early voting for the City of Port Isabel and Point Isabel School District races begins Monday, April 25. Early voting will end on Tuesday, May 3, with Election Day occurring on Saturday, May 7. For the City of Port Isabel races, voting will occur at Port Isabel City …

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Apr 22 2016

City Manager Search Commences

By ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS   The South Padre Island City Council met Wednesday afternoon for their regular meeting. April proved to be full of proclamations as the Council recognized Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month, Earth Day, National Travel and Tourism Week, and finally, Administrative Professional’s Day. After observing the proclamations, the Council …

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Apr 22 2016

Conference predicts hurricane forecast

By RAY QUIROGA Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS rayq@portisabelsouthpadre.com South Padre Island’s Hilton Garden Inn was once again the site for an annual meeting of meteorologists from across the nation for the purpose of discussing the upcoming hurricane season and other weather-related events along the Gulf Coast and outlying areas. The meeting, which was held here …

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Apr 22 2016

Writer’s Block: Adopt-a-Beach

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com It’s no secret that South Padre Island has the best stretch of beach on the Texas coast. Our beaches are filled with white sands that are soft and fine as powder, as well as soothing waves tinged in glittering shades of emerald, turquoise, and even slate blue on …

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Apr 22 2016

Gold Rush! Lady Tarpons 2nd at District Meet

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons won seven gold medals and placed second in team points at last week’s District 32-4A track and field meet at Tarpon Stadium. The Lady Tarpons took first place in four field events on Tuesday, then won two individual running events and the mile …

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Apr 22 2016

Tarpons, Lady Tarpons Qualify for Regionals

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Twelve Port Isabel High athletes have qualified for next week’s Region IV Track and Field Meet. Alex Martinez led the way for the Lady Tarpons by again placing first in the pole vault.  She qualifies for the regional meet in the event as does Sabrina Garza, who placed …

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