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A group of students from Heritage Youth and Family Services (HYFS) spent the morning planting trees Thursday, June 10 at the Linda S. Castro Nature Sanctuary as a part of their Heritage Community Connections Youth Leadership Camp.

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The Downtown Merchants group met Wednesday, June 9 at the Rockport Railroad Depot, hosted by the Rockport Cultural Arts District (RCAD). Owners of galleries and studios, restaurants, and shops and managers of non-profit organizations in the RCAD discussed plans and shared issues. RCAD Execut…

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‘Super Garden Success - Texas Superstars!’ will be presented by the Aransas-San Patricio County Master Gardeners from 12-1 p.m. Tuesday, June 15.

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Harrison Gatlin of Rockport recently graduated from The University of Alabama (UA) with a Master of Fine Arts. UA recently awarded some 5,860 degrees during its spring commencement ceremonies from Friday, April 30 through Sunday, May 2.

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The Aransas County Independent School District (ACISD) held a retirement reception for 18 of its former employees Wednesday, May 26 at the Rockport-Fulton High School’s Competition Gym lobby area.

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The Aransas County Independent School District (ACISD) is participating in the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Summer Feeding Program through the month of June.

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Rockport resident Garrett Benjamin Hill recently walked the stage at Texas A&M University-Kingsville Friday, May 7 in an outdoor ceremony at Javelina Stadium.

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The Children’s Coalition of Aransas County (CCAC) invites all teens that are interested in offering babysitting services to register for the upcoming CCAC Kid Care Academy. It is a two-day training program that prepares teens to provide safe, healthy, age-appropriate and fun childcare in the…

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Hattie, Alice, and Virginia lived in Aransas County for many years, yet they are relatively unknown. These women were strong in a man’s realm. The investigation begins with Hattie.

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The organizers of Project Graduation 2021 are raising funds for the annual alternative gradation lock in celebration to be held Friday May 28. The focus is on a safe gradation celebration without drugs and alcohol where there are games and prizes useful in the next chapter of students’ lives.

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Rockport resident Brittany Dakota Kelsey graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting as a part of spring 2021 class that included 1,302 students.

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To squish or not to squish? Not all bugs are bad; most are actually good. Know whom the good guys are and how they help keep the bad bugs in balance for a thriving garden and landscape at the Aransas/San Patricio Master Gardeners Brown Bag from 12-1 p.m. Tuesday, May 18.

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Volunteers with Gulf Coast Growth Ventures (GCGV) recycled 7,084 pounds of oysters Saturday, April 10 for the start of a new reef in partnership with the Harte Research Institute (HRI) for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi.

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Growing your own vegetables, harvesting your rainwater, eating eggs and honey from your own chickens and bees are all totally possible in any size backyard. Join Texas A&M AgriLife extension – Aransas County for a two-hour workshop titled “A Sustainable Lifestyle in Your Own Backyard” fr…

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Bubba and Beth Casterline celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, April 2, 2021. They were married on April 2, 1971 at the First Baptist Church in Cuero, TX. Bubba spent his career in the seafood industry with Casterline Fish Co. until his retirement. He is currently the Aransas Co…

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Rockport-Fulton High School recently completed its third nine weeks grading period for the 2020-21 school year. Through all grade levels, 112 students made the all “A” honor roll.

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Authors Kay Betz and Vickie Merchant will autograph their new book, The ABCs of the Rockport-Fulton Art Colony: Artists & Their Inspiration, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 28 at the History Center for Aransas County (801 E. Cedar St.). The book chronicles the history of the Aransas …

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The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Audio/Video (A/V) production students assembled a film about their experience with the COVID-19 pandemic and entered it in the annual contest of Texas Association of School Boards (TASB).

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Members of Piecemakers by the Bay quilting guild have remained active during the pandemic, with quilting being a social outlet while members remained at home. The guild meets monthly at Peace Lutheran Church and communicates via website at www.piecemakersbythebay.org.

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Rockport-Fulton High School recently completed its second nine weeks grading period for the 2020-21 school year. Through all grade levels, 113 students made the all “A” honor roll.

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Chloe Mills, a senior at Foster High School in Richmond, TX was recently named a candidate for the 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. She is the daughter of Jason and Julainne Mills, and granddaughter of Aransas County Judge C. H. “Burt” Mills and Penny Mills, and Duane and Cay Scheuma…

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The Rockport-Fulton Middle School (RFMS) counseling department was recently recognized by the Texas School Counseling Associations (TSCA) 2019-20 CREST Award for Counseling Excellence.

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The Rockport Fulton High School Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Club visited the multibillion-dollar petrochemical facility of Gulf Coast Growth Ventures (GCGV) Saturday, Jan. 23, to see firsthand how STEM is used to build and operate such a facility.

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The History Center for Aransas County (HCAC) and Piecemakers-by-the-Bay are presenting a series of programs to accompany the exhibit “Quilting during a Pandemic”. They are accessible via the Internet, as well, so more people can enjoy them.

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The Education Service Center, Region 2 (ESC2) through the Crossroads Adult Education and Literacy program offers training for high school equivalency diplomas (GED), an integrated education and training program, English as a second language courses, and more. These courses are all offered fr…

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Would one like to grow your own fresh vegetables but don’t have a space or don’t know how? Join the Aransas County Texas A&M Agrilife extension for a series of six free classes on gardening from 8:30-9:45 a.m. beginning Thursday, Feb. 11.

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