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With the start of virtual learning last week for the Aransas County Independent School District, so was the start to Fulton Learning Center’s (FLC) school year long event in recycling aluminum cans.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Castaways recently announced an extension to its grant application deadline. The original deadline, Tuesday, Oct. 1, has been extended to November 1, 2020.

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Sacred Heart School (SHS) will serve meals under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program for the 2020-21 school year.

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Would one like to grow their own fresh vegetables but don’t have a space or don’t know how? Join the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Community Garden for a series of seven free classes on gardening, beginning Thursday, Sept. 3 from 8:30-9:30 a.m.

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Camp Aranzazu’s 12th annual “Zazu BBQ, Music & More” featuring Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis, will be live-streamed from Camp Aranzazu Saturday, Sept. 26. All proceeds will support children and adults with special needs and chronic illnesses throughout Texas.

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In a normal summer leading up to the start of a new school year, First Baptist Church (FBC) - Rockport and the Children’s Coalition of Aransas County’s (CCAC) Backpacks and Bluejeans is a fun, joyous event where children pick out their favorite school gear and supplies for the upcoming schoo…

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The Spanish Woods Home Owners Association recently recognized the yard of Arthur and Janelle Barragan on Santa Clara Drive as its August Yard of the Month. The Barragan’s yard is always manicured and a pleasure to view. The front yard is landscaped with Bird of Paradise, Foxtail and Boston F…

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Anyone interested in becoming a Master Gardener or in learning about the program is encouraged to attend a free informational session from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 21 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Aransas County office, 892 Airport Rd.

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Arlyne Fleming celebrated her 100th birthday Wednesday, June 17 amongst four generations of family, and friends, at her home on Shadyside Drive in Rockport. She was also greeted by a small drive-by parade to help celebrate the momentous occasion.

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The Fulton Learning Center (FLC) metal recycling program recently honored their top metal recyclers for the 2019-20 school year with a small awards ceremony.

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Summer is here! Kids in Aransas County School District finished their work last Thursday. Summer is the time when kids build memories, and kids will look back at day trips, fun outdoor activities, picnics and outings with nostalgia. They have been cooped up trying to homeschool for weeks, an…

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The 32nd annual HummerBird Celebration T-shirt Design contest is underway. This year’s deadline to submit an entry to the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce (RFCC) office is Friday, May 15.

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The Humane Society & Adoption Center of Rockport-Fulton has scheduled a new date for its 5th annual Luncheon & Style Show. Originally scheduled for Saturday, April 25, the event will now be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 13 at the Rockport Country Club.

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For children and teens attending school is a developmentally appropriate form of socialization. It also provides structure in kids’ lives. With new social distancing restrictions, kids are missing their friends, their teachers, and their routines. Most parents are also now at home working an…

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Rotary Youth activities occur in a number of forms - recognition (Student of the Month), personal growth (4-way speech contest) and education (College and Career training scholarships). All are designed to make growing up more fun and interesting.

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We have heard the term helicopter parent for many years. There is a new term, lawnmower parent, which has been around a couple of years. While helicopter parents are known for keeping a close eye on their kids’ every move, lawnmower parents are paving the way. They’re mowing down obstacles b…

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Aransas/San Patricio Master Gardeners will host their annual Spring Plant Sale from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday, March 14 at the Coastal Oaks Garden located behind the Aransas AgriLife building, 892 Airport Rd.

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Rockport-Fulton Middle School (RFMS) students spent their Valentine’s Day giving back to the community in a big way. In partnership with Keep Aransas County Beautiful (KACB), 700 RFMS students participated in the first annual Aransas County Day of Kindness Friday, Feb. 14

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Sea Life San Antonio, along with staff at Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS), surprised RFHS science teacher Tisha Mann with the announcement of being named one of Sea Life Aquarium’s Texas Science Teachers of the Year Monday, Feb. 17.

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Nine students from Fulton Learning Center (FLC) competed at the 32nd annual Coastal Bend Regional Science Fair (CBRSF) Friday, Feb. 7 and 8 at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi (TAMUCC). Valero Energy and TAMUCC sponsor the event.

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Emotional self-regulation is important for all kids, no matter what age! Yes, adults also need to learn some emotional regulations skills as well. Emotional regulation is necessary in negotiating relationships, managing frustrations when presented with challenging circumstances and failure, …

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Following a healthy lifestyle by eating balanced nutritious meals, engaging in daily physical activities, and avoiding smoking and excessive alcohol consumption may help reduce the risk factors of heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death among American men and women causing…

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The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Pirate Robotics team recently competed in the Corpus Christi League Championship and advanced two teams into the regional tournament.

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