The Aransas County Independent School District (ACISD) is participating in the Texas Department of Agriculture’s summer curbside meals program.
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…
First United Methodist Church is hosting an Emergency Drive-Up Food Pantry from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 14.
Anxiety about the spread of the coronavirus is leading to sleepless nights for some people – and that can result in even more health problems.
The new Aransas County Women’s Lions Club (ACWLC) has come up with a unique idea to help parents who have suddenly found themselves having to homeschool their children. It is spearheading a Homeschool Art Project, with 50 winners in each of four categories winning a prize.
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.
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.
The First United Methodist Church (FUMC) of Rockport will hold two emergency food pantries in the coming weeks.
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…
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.
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…
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.
Sen. Lois W. Kolkhorst received the Distinguished Service Award from the Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society Feb. 14 at the society’s 56th annual meeting.
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
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.
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.
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, …
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…
Students a part of the younger birding teams at Fulton Learning Center took a practice field trip to Port Aransas Saturday, Feb. 1.
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.
“Champions aren’t made in the ring. They are just recognized there. If you want to see where a true champion is made, look at their daily routine.”
The Odyssey Afterschool Enrichment Program will host its first annual 2020 “Designer Purse BINGO” night at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6 at the La Palma Event Center, 2955 Highway 35 Business.
The Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce’ Youth Leadership of Aransas County program spent the all of Monday, Jan. 20 with emergency personnel and other local first responders fulfilling one of their required courses in the program.
A Coastal Bend Free Wills Clinic for families of low income is scheduled for Tuesday, March 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Nueces Center for Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities (3373 S. Port Ave., Corpus Christi).
The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Chapter of Business Professionals of America joined 12 other schools to compete in the Regional Leadership Competition Saturday, Jan. 11.
San Patricio and Aransas County adults may enter Foods and Cultural Arts in the San Patricio and Aransas Counties Agricultural and Homemakers Show. There is no limit on the number of entries per exhibitor. Entry fee per item is $3.00. The Adult Division has two divisions, Food and Cultural Arts.
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.
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.
Through the generosity of its sponsors and benefactors, the Children’s Coalition of Aransas County (CCAC) gave gifts to 89 families, totaling 211 children, Sunday, Dec. 22 at the Aquarium Education Center.
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.
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…
The 12th annual Rockport-Fulton Tour of Historic Homes this past weekend was very successful.
Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi will hold its Fall 2019 Commencement Saturday, Dec. 14 at the American Bank Center.
Live Oak Learning Center (LOLC) is currently hosting a public book drive to benefit elementary schools in Costa Rica, The Bahamas, and Puerto Rico with the gift of reading.
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…
Keep Aransas County Beautiful board member Christy Ilfrey recently led a renovation of the Rockport Post Office flower beds.
The holidays are just around the corner and Coastal Bend residents are gearing up for the final Rockport Art Loop of the year from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.
More than 200 students at Rockport-Fulton High School have sustained perfect attendance through the first nine weeks of the school year. The following students through all grade levels are listed in alphabetical order:
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.
During Archaeology Month in October, a scout troop visited the History Center to learn about coastal archeology. The information and activities contributed to their requirements for the Archeology merit badge.
The National Theatre for Children (NTC) took a visit to Fulton Learning Center (FLC) Tuesday, Nov. 5.
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.
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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