News Stories

Aransas Pass native Michael E. Welborn, best known for the judicial positions he held in San Patricio County, passed away last week after a battle with cancer.

The Aransas Pass City Council has picked up where it left off before Hurricane Harvey and conducting regular meetings to take action on routine business. The council met Monday, Sept.

Hurricane Harvey came tearing through the Coastal Bend area, and all residents probably have a story to tell, whether it’s about evacuating, riding out the storm, or when they returned.


An Internet image this week reminded me that with the south dove zone season opening Friday, Sept. 22, the entire state will be open.

The Aransas Pass Chamber sustained severe damage in the lobby area and was unable to operate out of the office.

Cover your ears: this will be a shotgun blast of several unrelated items coming at you quickly!


The Honorable Michael E. Welborn, 69, of Aransas Pass, passed away peacefully on Sept. 11, 2017, following a brief illness.

Florencio “Nuno” Cruz Jr., 50, passed away Aug. 24, 2017. Nuno was born in Sinton, on Dec. 16, 1966 to Florencio Sr. and Rosemary (Olivarez) Cruz. He was a lifelong resident of Aransas Pass.

Erienell “Nell” Gum Callender, 93, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017 in Aransas Pass. She was born June 18, 1924 in Chilton, TX. She was the daughter of Hattie Mae and Elic Gum.

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Aransas Pass, TX 78336

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Aransas Pass, TX 78336