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The Friends of the History Center will open its new exhibit “Hispanic Heritage in Aransas County” at 10 a.m. Saturday Jan. 11. The speaker for the opening is Nueces County Judge Barbara Canales. She will talk about her ancestors and their efforts to establish justice for Hispanics in the region.

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Fulton Learning Center (FLC) recently held its annual science fair Monday, Dec. 16 and Tuesday, Dec. 17. The FLC staff was impressed by the participating students working hard to turn in quality projects and going above and beyond their normal academic studies.

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The number of Master Gardeners in Aransas County continues to grow following the graduation of 22 individuals from the Master Gardener Intern Program in Aransas County on Tuesday, Dec. 10.

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The Coastal Bend Community Foundation (CBCF) announced the opening of its online scholarship application process Sunday, Dec. 15. Students are encouraged to apply by visiting the Foundation’s website at www.cbcfoundation.org and clicking the “Scholarship” button followed by the “CBCF Scholar…

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The Thanksgiving leftovers are gone … and now we rush headlong into the Christmas holidays! As parents, you strive to make the holidays a special time for your children. This is truly a wonderful time for families to be sure. But there can be a downside to the holiday excitement. All the pre…

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Rockport-Fulton Middle School choir students recently performed at the Texas Music Educators Association All Region/Pre-Area auditions Saturday, Nov. 2 at Tuloso-Midway High School.

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Fulton Mansion State Historic Site Educator Chandler Wahrmund recently announced the winners of the Mansion’s 10th annual Spooky Stories Creative Writing and Art Contest with local schools.

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Rockport-Fulton High School choir students recently performed at the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All Region/Pre-Area auditions Saturday, Nov. 2 at Tuloso-Midway High School. Nine students qualified for the All-Region Choir and performed in the Region Clinic and Concert this Satu…

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In the last column we looked at middle childhood and parenting, which will seem easy and tame in comparison to the teen years! Since this developmental stage is so vast, I am focusing on the teen years in two columns. One often hears hormones are to blame for teenage angst. This is only part…

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The Rockport Center for the Arts (RCA) second exhibit of the fall season features fabric art by two artists, Caryl Gaubatz and Anne Katrosh. Gaubatz, who resides in Garden Ridge, designs wearable art that tells a story. Katrosh, who lives and works in Rockport, has been expanding her skills …

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We often hear about the “terrible twos” from parents struggling with their child’s behaviors in toddlerhood. Hopefully, this article will help you understand what children are going through during their early childhood years. This week we continue in a series of articles on child development…

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The last column was devoted to the importance of understanding child development as a parent. The focus this week will be on infancy. Infancy is defined as the first 18 months to two years of life. There is no more important time for a developing child. The first few years of a child’s life …

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In the last column, I wrote about how parents can help their children become resilient. For the next few columns, I would like to touch on child development and the importance of positive parenting at each stage of development. This column is the first of five columns intended to help you un…

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Fergis here. Couple of weeks ago I introduced myself and began reporting about the adoptable dogs in the custody of Aransas County.

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Every parent wants the best for their child, but in society today, it is impossible to protect them from negative people and situations. Rather than protecting our kids, which is virtually impossible, it is important to help them become resilient. What is resilience? Psychology Today defines…

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Every parent wants the best for their child, but in society today, it is impossible to protect them from negative people and situations. Rather than protecting our kids, which is virtually impossible, it is important to help them become resilient. What is resilience? Psychology Today defines…

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The Aransas County Retired Teachers Association (ACRTA) will hold it’s first meeting for the 2019-2020 year in the IBC Bank Community Room (2701 Highway 35) Tuesday, Sept. 17. Current and interested new members are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served at 9:45 a.m.

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Hi there! I’m Fergis, Another Chance RFT canine correspondent from Aransas County Animal Control. Every couple of weeks I’ll report about what’s up with some of the dogs in county custody. Another Chance RFT is a group of volunteers who assist Animal Control to save dogs from euthanasia. Fac…

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The Community Aquatic & Skate Park, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, will host a lifeguard training program in September at its facility (2001 Stadium Dr.).

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Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi held its 2019 Summer Commencement ceremony Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019 at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi.

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The 22nd annual ArtSpace Summer Art Camp concluded Friday, July 26 with a total enrollment of 355 students, a modest 2% increase over last year’s attendance of 347. The free program provided 5,000 contact hours of free art education and employed 13 staff members and interns, driving more tha…

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The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension is hosting a free informational session on the Master Gardener program from 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 23 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension - Aransas County office, 892 Airport Road.

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