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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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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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