Emma Jungman, daughter of Ronald and Angel Jungman, will be recognized Thursday, Nov. 19 at the Rockport Rotary Club luncheon as the October Rockport Rotary Student of the Month. She is a senior at Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) and is active in her school and community.
Sacred Heart School fifth grade student James Hunt recently broke the school’s student typing record by typing 38 words per minute (WPM) with 94 percent accuracy.
The Aransas County Independent School District birding teams took their second field trip of the year to the Nueces Delta Preserve (NDP) near Odem Saturday, Nov. 14.
With November being National Diabetes Month, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension is hosting a free online cooking course for individuals living with diabetes.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause fear and uncertainty, Samaritan’s Purse is asking churches and families to pack more shoebox gifts than ever before for Operation Christmas Child – making sure millions of children experience the Good News and great joy of the holiday. Samaritan’s …
The Community Aquatic & Skate Park, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, will host a lifeguard training program in November at its facility (2001 Stadium Dr.)
Rockport-Fulton Middle School (RFMS) has recently begun collecting gently used or new shoes for a school wide fundraiser. The fundraiser began Monday, Oct. 19 and will run until Jan. 19, 2021.
The Aransas County Independent School District birding team took their first field trip of the year to the Fennessey Ranch near Bayside Saturday, Oct. 31.
Rockport-Fulton High School recently completed its first nine weeks grading period for the 2020-21 school year. Through all grade levels, 116 students made the all “A” honor roll.
Nashville-based New Legacy Project Quartet will be presenting a live concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5 at the First Assembly of God Church in Rockport, 813 E. Laurel Street.
Rockport-Fulton High School student Sam Holden was selected by the Aransas Bird and Nature Club (ABNC) as their designee to receive a $1,000 scholarship to attend the “Rio Diablo Birding Camp” in the summer. The camp is held each year in the southwest region of Texas.
The United Way of Aransas County (AC) held allocation hearings for local prospective entities Thursday, Oct. 22 at Prosperity Bank.
The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) National Honor Society inducted 28 new members Friday, Sept. 24.
The formations of the 2020-21 Fulton Learning Center (FLC) Birding teams were recently announced by school sponsor Martha McLeod.
The Coastal Bend Community Foundation (CBCF) recently awarded a $7,500 grant to the Children’s Coalition of Aransas County (CCAC). The Children’s Coalition is a 501 (c)3 local public charity that envisions a community in which every child has a safe, healthy and happy childhood.
Local photographer and Rockport Center for the Arts (RCA) lifetime benefactor Stephen Fisher recently led the first workshop since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in early March.
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.
To honor a person who recognized the hummingbird immigration early, the History Center for Aransas County (HCAC) features a corner display about Connie Hagar – first lady of Texas birders.
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.
Sacred Heart School (SHS) will serve meals under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program for the 2020-21 school year.
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.
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.
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…
The History Center for Aransas County (HCAC) is the recipient of a Humanities Texas Relief Grant.
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…
The Aransas County Historical Society (ACHS) has announced the winners of its inaugural “I Remember Guy Clark” Essay Contest, held to celebrate Guy Clark Day in Rockport.
The Aransas County Independent School District’s (ACISD) Martha McLeod was recently named the recipient of the Shell Science Teaching Award in June 2020.
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.
Robert Racette, an incoming Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) junior, is a Delegate to the 2020 Congress of the National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists from June 25-27. R. Racette is the son of Jennifer and Guy Racette.
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.
The Friends of the History Center (FHC) announces its new exhibit “Sails, Trails, Rails and Wings” will open at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 13 at the History Center for Aransas County (801 East Cedar St.)
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.
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.