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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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Camels are not animals associated with the United States. This is a cold case mystery of a forgotten area of our Western plains.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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The World Day of Prayer will celebrate its 25th anniversary Sept. 13. Thousands of individuals and communities around the world will come together to affirm and celebrate the true spiritual nature of healing.

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Flavilla Eveline Madden Brundrett, my great grandmother, was born in Louisiana in 1858. She was the fifth of six children born to Mary Eveline Bludworth, of the shipbuilding family, and Dr. James Frederic Madden, who was a doctor and circuit riding preacher. He traveled between Refugio and R…

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The Aransas County Education Foundation, Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce, and Rotary Club of Rockport were honored at the Thursday, June 21 ACISD board meeting for their outstanding support of the students and schools.

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Ram Chavez and the Veterans Band of Corpus Christi honored local veterans with a concert at the History Center for Aransas County (HCAC), Saturday, June 23.

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