Category Archive: News

Aug 04 2015

Laguna Vista To Initiate Local Warrant Roundup

Special to the PRESS The Town of Laguna Vista is initiating its own local warrant round up during the months of August and September. The Town of Laguna Vista Municipal Court has hundreds of active warrants it is seeking to clear.  Municipal Court officials are encouraging defendants to take advantage of the options being available …

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Aug 04 2015

Football Players Report Monday

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel High football players will report for the first day of practice at the high school this Monday, August 3rd. The Press found head P.I. football coach and athletic director Monty Stumbaugh in his office this week, and he reported that all preparations are coming along nicely. …

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Aug 04 2015

Volleyball Practice Starts Monday

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS There’s another Port Isabel High athletic program that will start practice next Monday and that would be the volleyball team.  The Press found head coach Julie Breedlove at the athletic offices this week to find out how preparations for the new season are coming along. “Of course I’m …

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Aug 04 2015

CVB selects new director, marketing firm

Special to the PRESS July 6 marked the start date for Keith Arnold, the new director of the Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB).   A selection committee which included the city manager, human resources director, City Council and Convention and Visitors Bureau Advisory Board members made the selection final in mid-­‐June. A placement company selected 12 …

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Aug 04 2015

Cheerleaders Work Hard Too

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High Silver Tarpon Marching Band isn’t the only group of local high school students to get an early start on preparing for the new school year.  The cheerleaders have also been putting in some serious hours this summer to make sure they’ll be able to …

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Aug 04 2015

From the desk of the Laguna Vista City Manager

Special to the PRESS LV Residents and Friends, I am happy to announce the following. Rolando —————— Significant Drop in Reportable Crimes in Laguna Vista The Town of Laguna Vista is proud to announce that the reportable property crimes when compared from last year to this year have dropped 95%.   There were 21 reported burglaries …

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Aug 04 2015

‘Cave in’ slows traffic on Padre

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com A broken sewer line is suspected to have caused a small cave-in of the road surface of Padre Boulevard, said Laguna Madre Water District General Manager Carlos Galvan. Galvan was notified about the hole that had formed in the northbound lanes at the intersection of Padre Boulevard and …

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Aug 04 2015

76th Annual TIFT underway

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Load up your rods and reels and stock up on sunscreen, because it’s time once again for the Texas International Fishing Tournament (TIFT). This year marks the 76th year that anglers from across the country and abroad will compete to haul in some of the biggest catches the …

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Aug 04 2015

Two arrested in aggravated robbery of elderly man for $4

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Two Brownsville men have been charged with aggravated robbery after they allegedly beat a 74-year-old man who was fishing at the Jaime Zapata Boat ramp on Highway 48, said Sheriff Omar Lucio Monday. The man, whose name was not released, was fishing at about midnight on July 21 …

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Aug 04 2015

Brownsville sues Laguna Vista, Port Isabel

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Saying an existing contract cannot be legislatively set aside, the City of Brownsville has filed suit against the cities of Laguna Vista and Port Isabel in US District Court, seeking a declaratory judgment over recent action that prevented Brownville from its strip annexation practices. At issue is a recently …

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