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…
Fulton Learning Center recently announced its birding teams for the 2019-20 school year.
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.
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…
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.).
Fulton Learning Center’s Donna Garcia and Edi Bishop were recently recognized nationally as Achieve3000 PRO Educators.
Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi held its 2019 Summer Commencement ceremony Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019 at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi.
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…
The Rockport Center for the Arts (RCA) will open its 2019 Standing Out exhibit Saturday, August 3 with opening reception from 4 – 7 p.m. at the RCA, 106 S. Austin St.
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.
The Texas Cultural Trust’s Texas Women for the Arts recently awarded the Rockport Center for the Arts (RCA) a $27,000 grant.
Rockport-Fulton High School senior Mitchell Anderson was recently awarded a full scholarship valued at over $300,000 to attend Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Windshore Engineering will host the June Business After Hours (BAH) event Thursday, June 27.
The Rockport Center for the Arts (RCA) recently announced the appointment of Karol Stewart as Director of Development and Membership Relations.
The Rockport Center for the Arts (RCA) will host the exhibit, Illuminated Reflections, by Angalee DeForest, beginning Saturday, June 15 at Estelle Stair Gallery, 406 S. Austin St. The exhibit will run until Saturday, July 27 and will be free and open to the public.
Birding team students associated with the Aransas County Independent School District (ACISD) competed in the 23rd annual Great Texas Birding Classic (GTBC) from April 15-May 15, 2019. Results from the event were released Saturday, June 1 at the awards ceremony in San Antonio.
Students at Fulton Learning Center (FLC) recently wrapped up their school-year-long aluminum can and scrap metal recycling contest.
The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) academic team ran away as district champions following the District 31-4A Academics Spring meet Saturday, March 30 through Tuesday, April 2 in Sinton.
Uriah Lott in San Antonio chartered the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railroad, known by most folks as “The SAAP”, on August 28, 1884. It was created to connect San Antonio with Aransas Bay, a distance of 135 miles. The name was derived from the first line out of San Antonio with the intentio…
February 27-28 I had the privilege of being an honorary page for the 12th biennial Aransas County Day at the Capitol. The students applied to be pages for the event, which is sponsored by the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce.
Keep Aransas County Beautiful, along with numerous volunteers, rolled up their sleeves and got to work with the restoration and clean up of Salt Lake Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9.
Eight students from Fulton Learning Center (FLC) competed at the 31st annual Coastal Bend Regional Science Fair (CBRSF) Feb. 15 and 16 at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi.
Kitty Dudics will host a two-day workshop entitled the “Secrets of Landscape Painting Workshop” from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Feb. 28 and March 1 at the Rockport Center for the Arts.
Camels are not animals associated with the United States. This is a cold case mystery of a forgotten area of our Western plains.
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is a program that impacts young adults by emphasizing personal growth, leadership, and citizenship. The camp takes place at Camp Zephyr, a Christian Camp and Conference Center located in Sandia, TX. Mary McQueen, referred to by campers as “Momma Mac”, ov…
A free Rockport Community Health Fair is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 at the First United Methodist Church (801 E. Main St.).
The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Pirate Chorale competed in the UIL Choir Solo and Ensemble competition Saturday, Feb. 2 at Texas A&M University - Kingsville.
Months of hard work have led more than 40 Aransas County (AC) 4-Hers to the San Patricio and Aransas Counties Agriculture and Homemakers (AH) Show during the week of January 21. With hours of effort in their barn and pens with their animals and birds, multiple attempts at the perfect cake in…
The Rockport-Fulton High School Pirate Robotics team secured a spot in the Regional Robotics Championship after placing in the top five out of 28 teams Corpus Christi League Championship Saturday, Jan. 26 at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi.
Megan Kunkel Glidden has been assigned the position of Family and Community Health Extension Agent for Aransas County. She is employed by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, as has been on the job since Jan. 14.
The Aransas Pathways and Texas Sea Grant held its first Green Team cleanup day Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Aransas County History Center (ACHC) gardens.
Two Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Business Professionals of America (BPA) students qualified to advance to state after competing in the BPA Regional Leadership Competition Saturday, Jan. 12.
The Fulton Learning Center (FLC) held its annual campus wide science fair Tuesday, Dec. 18 and Wednesday, Dec. 19.
The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Pirate Robotics team placed second at their first ever robotics contest Saturday, Dec. 15 at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi.
From the early 1880’s houses to the 1965 Airstream recreational vehicles (RV’s), visitors enjoyed the variety of historic homes during the Rockport-Fulton Tour of Historic Homes on the weekend of Saturday, Dec. 1. The event has been presented the first weekend of December for eleven years.
Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) English teacher and English department head Christopher Starnes was recently nominated as an HEB Excellence in Education candidate.
The Texas Master Naturalist (TMN) program has reached 4.4 million volunteer service hours valued at more than $100 million. This major milestone marks the 20th anniversary of the program, which began in Texas and has since given rise to a growing national movement.
Hurricane Harvey put the Aquarium at Rockport Harbor’s lecture series “out of business” for the past year, but the series is about to start again.
The Aransas County Crime Stoppers (ACCS) announced they have recently partnered with Texas based company, Anderson Software, to provide a more seamless and efficient way for students and community members to offer information and help solve/prevent crimes and other life threatening matters.
Harvey played havoc with the Aransas Pathway Gardens. The Master Naturalists of the Mid-Coast are inviting people to help them reclaim a natural treasure. Your volunteer work can make a big difference. You will be working with a Master Naturalist and have the opportunity to learn about plant…
Texas Historical Commission (THC) Archeologist Jeff Durst will talk about “Recent Excavations at San Felipe de Austin: S.F. Austin’s Original Colony in Texas” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 at the History Center for Aransas County, 801 E. Cedar St.
The winners in the Rockport-Fulton Shopping Tournament, which benefits local merchants and the ACISD Education Foundation, have been announced.
Lifetouch, a provider of school and family photography, teamed up with the Texas Elementary Principal and Supervisors Association and Scholastic Book Fairs to donate more than 986 new books to the Fulton Learning Center. The books will be used to help rebuild the school’s classroom libraries…
The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Student Council committee has been named for the 2018-2019 school year.
The Fulton Learning Center’s (FLC) 2018-19 birding teams have been announced. Tryouts were conducted during the first full week of school. Students are ready to get to work learning the migratory and resident species of birds in this area of the Coastal Bend.