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Richard A. Zepeda, 77, served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. The Aransas Pass resident is listed as 100-percent disabled by the Veterans Administration, in part due to exposure to the defoliant commonly known as Agent Orange.

	Aransas Pass Veteran is the Real ‘Top Gun’ Fighter Pilot

Courtesy: Don Beaufait
Detroit-area native Don Beaufait, 77, enjoys the peace and comfort of his Pelican Cove home along a tranquil canal in Aransas Pass. But the retired U.S. Marine Corps Colonel is also a highly decorated and distinguished fighter pilot. Unlike actor Tom Cruise in the Hollywood movie, Beaufait is a real ‘Top Gun’, serving his country with distinction, a host of medals to prove it.

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For years this decorative fountain has stood at one edge of Newbury Park in Aransas Pass, but it doesn’t function and likely won’t for the foreseeable future.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or even a snack for some families may come straight from a can.

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Aransas Pass Mayor Ram Gomez, Mayor Pro Tempore and Councilman, Place 1, Carrie Scruggs, and Patrick King with AEP stand in awe as they look upon the glow of a brand new, 26-foot-tall Christmas

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Courtesy: Prairie View Cemetery Association For more than a century, Prairie View Community Cemetery on FM 1069 in Aransas Pass has been the resting place for the loved ones of many here

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Aransas Pass Police Chief Eric Blanchard, and his wife, Nora, a teacher at APISD’s H.T.


Robstown’s Cottonpickers boys’ basketball team was no match for the Aransas Pass Panthers, crushing the visiting team on the court, 75-29 Thursday, November 30th.

Saturday, December 2nd, the Aransas Pass Panthers boys’ basketball team took down Zapata, 82-40 in the 5th place game during the Best of the Bay tournament.

Aransas Pass High School’s Lady Panthers basketball team dominated the court November 28th, defeating Calallen, 41-27.

No victory for the Aransas Pass Lady Panthers basketball team Saturday, December 2nd, losing to Kingsville, 38-23. Coach Ryan Saumby reported the defeat puts the A.P.

Aransas Pass tried, but failed to overcome their challengers, Tuloso-Midway, losing 71-63 in a home game November 28th.


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Patrick Mills was born in Buncombe County, North Carolina. At age 9, his family moved to Aransas Pass, Texas.

Audelia Arismendez

Audelia Arismendez passed away on November 23, 2023, She was 80 years old. She was born on September 17, 1943, in Sinton, TX to Genocio Alvarado and Aurora Gonzales Schultz.

Rojelio Pequeno

Rojelio Pequeno was born in Donna, TX., on December 6, 1946, and went to be with the Lord on November 18, 2023.

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Arlene Ayers Ware Patin, a beloved resident of Monahans, Texas, passed away on November 5, 2023, at the age of 86.

Robert (Bob) Lee Lawson

Robert (Bob) Lee Lawson, 67, went to be with Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ from a long battle with Pancreatic Cancer, Friday, October 27, 2023.

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