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Now 98, Dewey Holden joined the United States Coast Guard at age 18, just weeks after the surprise Japanese attack on the U.S. military base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in December 1941. At his home on Holden Road, named after his family, Dewey is surrounded by daughters Jenny Strackbein (left) and Jackie Cheaney (right) Friday, September 9th.

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Texas Pride Sports Bar & Grill owner Nestor Angel drizzles queso on a sample plate of pulled pork nachos to an attendee of the 8th annual Taste of Aransas Pass. Also pictured is the variety of samples the business presented
during the event.
Rebecca Madden/Aransas Pass Progress

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An ongoing dispute between an Aransas Pass business owner and the City of Aransas Pass has escalated once again, this time targeting Mayor Ramiro (Ram) Gomez, Mayor Pro Tempore Carrie Scruggs and f

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Texas Pride Sports Bar & Grill owner Nestor Angel drizzles queso on a sample plate of pulled pork nachos to an attendee of the 8th annual Taste of Aransas Pass. Also pictured is the variety of samples the business presented
during the event.
Rebecca Madden/Aransas Pass Progress

From buffalo wings to elote to fried fish and gumbo, residents of and visitors to Aransas Pass should always have something to fit their tastes.

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced the Texas Match the Promise Foundation is awarding matching scholarships worth up to $2,000 and one-time grants worth $3,000 at today’s prices.

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Public Information Officer Nathan Gershon (left) and Col. Rick Butler (right) with the Maxine Flournoy 3rd Coast Squadron Commemorative Air Force Museum show what it will be like when a passenger and pilot sit in the organization’s vintage 1940 Boeing Stearman biplane flight trainer originally used by the U.S. Navy as the U.S. ramped up preparations for its entry into World War II. Starting this month, the public can book a flight in the open cockpit aircraft and get a scenic aerial tour of Aransas Pass, Ingleside and Ingleside on the Bay with proceeds benefiting the 501c3 non-profit.
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Years in the making, delayed by the realization that it depends almost solely on volunteers, the Maxine Flournoy 3rd Coast Squadron Commemorative Air Force Museum is finally launching its most high

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Panther of the Month honorees for the month of September were presented certificates and tokens of appreciation during the Sept. 12th Board of Trustees meeting. Absent from the photo is awardee Arnold Cruz.
Courtesy: APISD

The Aransas Pass Independent School District recently celebrated all students and staff members who have exemplified Panther Pride throughout the month of September.

Sports

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The Aransas Pass Panther’s (56) Michael Canchola, left, and (23) Jonathan Gonzales, middle work to stop Falfurrias’ Rene Martinez during Friday night’s homecoming game. The Panthers lost to the Fightin’ Jerseys 30-14.
Photos by James Granger

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Aransas Pass High School students’ school spirit is electric.

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Games of pickleball are now enjoyed at the Aransas Pass Civic Center. The new sport may be played Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Courtesy: Aransas Pass Civic Center

Pickleball is the latest game craze in Aransas Pass.

Obituaries

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Rockport, Texas Carolyn Sue Crjlenko (Shultz), of Rockport, Texas, passed away September 8, 2022.

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Leonard John Shedd passed away on July 23, 2022, just one day after his 87th birthday. He was born on July 22, 1935 to Frank and Frances Shedd in Aransas Pass.

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Julie Lynn Brandt entered eternal rest August 24, 2022, at the age of 62. She was born July 28, 1960 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, to the late Paul and Joyce Okerman.

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July 28,1939-August09,2022

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