Volunteers with Gulf Coast Growth Ventures (GCGV) recycled 7,084 pounds of oysters Saturday, April 10 for the start of a new reef in partnership with the Harte Research Institute (HRI) for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi.
Eight students from Fulton Learning Center (FLC) competed virtually at the 33rd annual Coastal Bend Regional Science Fair (CBRSF) Friday and Saturday, April 23-24 at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi (TAMUCC). The event was sponsored by Valero Energy and TAMUCC.
Growing your own vegetables, harvesting your rainwater, eating eggs and honey from your own chickens and bees are all totally possible in any size backyard. Join Texas A&M AgriLife extension – Aransas County for a two-hour workshop titled “A Sustainable Lifestyle in Your Own Backyard” fr…
Bubba and Beth Casterline celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, April 2, 2021. They were married on April 2, 1971 at the First Baptist Church in Cuero, TX. Bubba spent his career in the seafood industry with Casterline Fish Co. until his retirement. He is currently the Aransas Co…
Rockport-Fulton High School recently completed its third nine weeks grading period for the 2020-21 school year. Through all grade levels, 112 students made the all “A” honor roll.
The Rockport Fulton High School Emeralds dance team was recently in competition Tuesday, March 6 at Davenport High School in San Antonio.
The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) art program recently participated in the Visual Art Scholastic Event.
The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Choir recently participated in the University Interscholastic League Solo and Ensemble contest.
Authors Kay Betz and Vickie Merchant will autograph their new book, The ABCs of the Rockport-Fulton Art Colony: Artists & Their Inspiration, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 28 at the History Center for Aransas County (801 E. Cedar St.). The book chronicles the history of the Aransas …
The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Audio/Video (A/V) production students assembled a film about their experience with the COVID-19 pandemic and entered it in the annual contest of Texas Association of School Boards (TASB).
Members of Piecemakers by the Bay quilting guild have remained active during the pandemic, with quilting being a social outlet while members remained at home. The guild meets monthly at Peace Lutheran Church and communicates via website at www.piecemakersbythebay.org.
Rockport-Fulton High School recently completed its second nine weeks grading period for the 2020-21 school year. Through all grade levels, 113 students made the all “A” honor roll.
Chloe Mills, a senior at Foster High School in Richmond, TX was recently named a candidate for the 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. She is the daughter of Jason and Julainne Mills, and granddaughter of Aransas County Judge C. H. “Burt” Mills and Penny Mills, and Duane and Cay Scheuma…
Fulton Learning Center (FLC) hosted a campus wide spelling bee Thursday, Jan. 14.
The Rockport-Fulton Middle School (RFMS) counseling department was recently recognized by the Texas School Counseling Associations (TSCA) 2019-20 CREST Award for Counseling Excellence.
The Rockport Fulton High School Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Club visited the multibillion-dollar petrochemical facility of Gulf Coast Growth Ventures (GCGV) Saturday, Jan. 23, to see firsthand how STEM is used to build and operate such a facility.
The Rockport Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) recently elected its officers for 2021.
The History Center for Aransas County (HCAC) and Piecemakers-by-the-Bay are presenting a series of programs to accompany the exhibit “Quilting during a Pandemic”. They are accessible via the Internet, as well, so more people can enjoy them.
Sam Houston Sate University (SHSU) recently announced its President’s Honor Roll for fall 2020.
The Education Service Center, Region 2 (ESC2) through the Crossroads Adult Education and Literacy program offers training for high school equivalency diplomas (GED), an integrated education and training program, English as a second language courses, and more. These courses are all offered fr…
Would one like to grow your own fresh vegetables but don’t have a space or don’t know how? Join the Aransas County Texas A&M Agrilife extension for a series of six free classes on gardening from 8:30-9:45 a.m. beginning Thursday, Feb. 11.
The University of Houston-Victoria recently released names of undergraduate students who made its fall 2020 President’s and Deans’ lists.
The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Choir recently participated in the Texas Music Educator’s Association (TMEA) All-Region/Pre-Area auditions. The choir had eight students qualify for the TMEA All-Region Mixed Choir.
Three students from the Aransas County Independent School District (ACISD) participated in the annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC), sponsored by the National Audubon Society Monday, Dec. 28.
The Friends of the History Center and the Piecemakers-by-the-Bay have teamed up to present the show “Quilting during a Pandemic”.
The Aransas County Independent School District (ACISD) joins 1,024 school districts throughout Texas to celebrate January as School Board Recognition Month; ACISD Superintendent Dr. Joshua Garcia announced Tuesday, Jan. 5, his first day as acting Superintendent.
The Spanish Woods Home Owners Association (SWHOA) recently switched up its normal Yard of the Month contest into a friendly neighborhood Christmas decoration contest.
Fulton Learning Center (FLC) recently held its annual science fair Thursday, Dec. 10 and Friday, Dec. 11.
Decorations for the trees in the “Holiday Fare” display at the History Center for Aransas County (801 E. Cedar St.) are uniquely historic. They are antique postcards from the collection of Friends of the History Center board member Mel Konarik.
The Rockport Center for the Arts (RCA) is decking the halls with the work of its member artists for the annual All-Members Exhibition - Currents 2020, running from Nov. 25 through Saturday, Dec. 26.
The Rockport Area Association of Realtors (RAAR) held its own Day of Giving Tuesday, Nov. 17 and donated a total of $10,000 to 10 different local organizations.
Monica Estrada, of Rockport, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Estrada was initiated at Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
Emma Jungman, daughter of Ronald and Angel Jungman, will be recognized Thursday, Nov. 19 at the Rockport Rotary Club luncheon as the October Rockport Rotary Student of the Month. She is a senior at Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) and is active in her school and community.
Sacred Heart School fifth grade student James Hunt recently broke the school’s student typing record by typing 38 words per minute (WPM) with 94 percent accuracy.
The Aransas County Independent School District birding teams took their second field trip of the year to the Nueces Delta Preserve (NDP) near Odem Saturday, Nov. 14.
With November being National Diabetes Month, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension is hosting a free online cooking course for individuals living with diabetes.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause fear and uncertainty, Samaritan’s Purse is asking churches and families to pack more shoebox gifts than ever before for Operation Christmas Child – making sure millions of children experience the Good News and great joy of the holiday. Samaritan’s …
The Community Aquatic & Skate Park, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, will host a lifeguard training program in November at its facility (2001 Stadium Dr.)
Rockport-Fulton Middle School (RFMS) has recently begun collecting gently used or new shoes for a school wide fundraiser. The fundraiser began Monday, Oct. 19 and will run until Jan. 19, 2021.
The Aransas County Independent School District birding team took their first field trip of the year to the Fennessey Ranch near Bayside Saturday, Oct. 31.
Rockport-Fulton High School recently completed its first nine weeks grading period for the 2020-21 school year. Through all grade levels, 116 students made the all “A” honor roll.
Nashville-based New Legacy Project Quartet will be presenting a live concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5 at the First Assembly of God Church in Rockport, 813 E. Laurel Street.
Rockport-Fulton High School student Sam Holden was selected by the Aransas Bird and Nature Club (ABNC) as their designee to receive a $1,000 scholarship to attend the “Rio Diablo Birding Camp” in the summer. The camp is held each year in the southwest region of Texas.