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On one corner of Conn Brown Harbor the City of Aransas Pass invested $114,854.49 in the construction of these docks behind where the harbor patrol – under the control of the Police Department – will soon tie up a rapid response marine unit that, for now, must be towed by trailer and launched at the municipal boat ramp on the opposite side of the water.
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An overlay map shows a corner of public land at one edge of the City Hall complex in Aransas Pass that may soon take shape and plant roots as a community garden where local citizens can cultivate vegetables for consumption or sale, pending City Council approval.
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Amanda Short is a United States Air Force veteran and real estate developer who purchased five acres of land along Adolfo Rd. in a rural part of Aransas Pass to turn it into a communal habitat, a preserve for nature, and a place where tenants can lease their own little piece of paradise that includes a manmade pond, beyond where an old-fashioned tire swing invites residents to pause and just have fun.
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Aransas Pass Police investigated a November 2022 burglary here at Dorado’s Restaurant and Bar, 500 Bigelow St. in Conn Brown Harbor. A cash register worth $600 was ripped off, surveillance camera footage assisting detectives.
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Friday, March 10, dignitaries gathered at Conn Brown Harbor in Aransas Pass to celebrate one of the most symbolic pieces of the restoration that’s taken five years for the City of Aransas Pass to close a chapteronfollowingthedevastation left in the wake of Hurricane Harvey in 2017. The crucifix above the Seaman’s Memorial Tower has been replaced, the original blown away by the fury of the storm. DMR Services of Ingleside, usually busy with fabricating jobs for recreational boating, recreated the metal cross out of aluminum tubing with rounded edges to make it more durable should another hurricane hit the area.

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News Stories

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An overlay map shows a corner of public land at one edge of the City Hall complex in Aransas Pass that may soon take shape and plant roots as a community garden where local citizens can cultivate vegetables for consumption or sale, pending City Council approval.
Courtesy: City of Aransas Pass

Common during World War II, the ‘Victory Garden’ was promoted nationwide in the United States to help families establish sustainable food supplies on their own property while most farm goods were b

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Amanda Short is a United States Air Force veteran and real estate developer who purchased five acres of land along Adolfo Rd. in a rural part of Aransas Pass to turn it into a communal habitat, a preserve for nature, and a place where tenants can lease their own little piece of paradise that includes a manmade pond, beyond where an old-fashioned tire swing invites residents to pause and just have fun.
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Just talking about the riches of nature, the serenity of a rural landscape filled with the sounds of birds, or sharing a vision of what could be an inspiration for all brings Amanda Short to tears.

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Aransas Pass Police investigated a November 2022 burglary here at Dorado’s Restaurant and Bar, 500 Bigelow St. in Conn Brown Harbor. A cash register worth $600 was ripped off, surveillance camera footage assisting detectives.
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Several recent thefts in Conn Brown Harbor has got the attention of Aransas Pass Police, increasing the number of patrol sweeps through the area, considered one of the city’s most valuable public a

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On one corner of Conn Brown Harbor the City of Aransas Pass invested $114,854.49 in the construction of these docks behind where the harbor patrol – under the control of the Police Department – will soon tie up a rapid response marine unit that, for now, must be towed by trailer and launched at the municipal boat ramp on the opposite side of the water.
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A crisis on the water is as much an emergency on land.

Sports

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Ingleside High School’s Leilani Smith gets on third as AP’s Alyze Garza is off base during their game. The Lady Mustang’s defeated the Lady Panthers, 9-0.
Photos by James Granger

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Aransas Pass High School Girl’s Track Team standout Alexiah Leal (left image) beams wearing her first place medal for her win in the 100m hurdles at the inaugural Coastal Bend Coaches Associatio

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The Aransas Pass High School Boy’s Powerlifting team ended their season on a strong note at the Regional Meet on March 10 at JK Northway Expo Center in Kingsville, according to their coach, Justin Guerrero. Michael Canchola (left) and Eian Meza (right) were the two qualifiers who competed at the meet. Meza had a squat of 515 pounds for his best lift and Michael Canchola had a squat of 470 pounds. Canchola finished the meet with a total of 1,160 pounds for his best total of the year.
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Aransas Pass High School’s Lexie Leal shows off her medals after competing against the Ingleside Mustangs February 25.
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The Aransas Pass boys and girls track team competed at the Ingleside Mustang Relays on Saturday, February 25. The Panthers held their own going against many 4A and 5A teams.

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Kason Coronado with the APHS team adds his contribution to the Friday night win over Odem.

Obituaries

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Esther Margaret (Abbott) Kirkham, 97, passed away on March 9, 2023. She was born on February 25, 1926 in Grandfield, Oklahoma to Seth and Nora Abbott.

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Amos(Ace) Edmunds Sr, of Aransas Pass,Tx.

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Dorothy Rosalee Abernathy, age 90 of Pekin, formally of Aransas Pass, TX passed away at 1:47 am, Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at home surrounded by her family.

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Ricky Lee Smith is proceeded in death by his Mother Mary Mozelle Clark, Sister Josilee Smith, and Brother Calvin Green.

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Aransas Pass - Andy (Andrew) Clayton Willis was born on December 20th, 1968 and died peacefully on Sunday February 26th, 2023. He was preceded in death by his father, Rev. Clayton Nathan Willis.

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