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Inspired by Bobbie Lattiere, who runs The Blessings Shop, the 85-yearold community leader wanted to honor her dad, the late Raymond O.W. Jones (pictured above) and received the enthusiastic support of Charlie Marshall and the Wyoming property owner who permitted the wall to be used as a canvas for the idea. Courtesy: Bobbie Lattiere

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This before and after comparison photo shows what can be done with properties identified not fit for occupancy, once time, money, effort, and energy are poured into such structures. Originally identified as one of the target properties by the city’s demolition team, the structure was saved by a dedicated homeowner. Courtesy: City of Aransas Pass

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In this glimpse of the past, Dr. Gladys Auten, nurses, Pastor Milford Zirkel of First United Methodist Church, mothers, and their babies appear together, circa 1970. After Hurricane Celia destroyed or heavily damaged two local hospitals the Aransas Pass church became a temporary maternity ward where 86 babies were born between August 6 and December 12 that year, including three sets of twins. Courtesy: FUMC

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Commercial Motors at 160 S. Commercial in downtown Aransas Pass began long before Walter Boehnke bought it 83 years ago in 1939, originally located a few blocks down the street in the area where The Blessings Shop is now. Boehnke moved here from Goliad and became the first in his family to establish a dealership that has since been passed on to the third generation, led today by grandson, Ronnie. Aransas Pass Progress

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‘Double Header’ is a sculpture created by Corpus Christi artist Kent Ullberg and mounted on a base in a grassy median just across from the Aransas Pass Civic Center at 700 W. Wheeler Ave. Thousands of motorists pass it every year, most likely having little or no knowledge why it is even there. Aransas Pass Progress

It’s an eye-catcher, for sure. But as you drive along West Wheeler Ave.

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Kingston, a male Dutch Shepherd, braces himself on his water landing after participating in several jumps as part of the 4th annual Rockin’ the Dock SPLASH and 2022 FINALS June 10-12th at K9 Coasta

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Inspired by Bobbie Lattiere, who runs The Blessings Shop, the 85-yearold community leader wanted to honor her dad, the late Raymond O.W. Jones (pictured above) and received the enthusiastic support of Charlie Marshall and the Wyoming property owner who permitted the wall to be used as a canvas for the idea. Courtesy: Bobbie Lattiere

Memories last a lifetime, and for the foreseeable future, those recorded on a mural that may be often overlooked by the public remind us of the sacrifices members of the Armed Services have made to

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This before and after comparison photo shows what can be done with properties identified not fit for occupancy, once time, money, effort, and energy are poured into such structures. Originally identified as one of the target properties by the city’s demolition team, the structure was saved by a dedicated homeowner. Courtesy: City of Aransas Pass

The City of Aransas Pass is cleaning up, one property at a time.

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In this glimpse of the past, Dr. Gladys Auten, nurses, Pastor Milford Zirkel of First United Methodist Church, mothers, and their babies appear together, circa 1970. After Hurricane Celia destroyed or heavily damaged two local hospitals the Aransas Pass church became a temporary maternity ward where 86 babies were born between August 6 and December 12 that year, including three sets of twins. Courtesy: FUMC

Hurricane season is underway in the Gulf region, and it has particular significance for a local group of the faithful.

Sports

From in the classroom to on the fields and courts, Aransas Pass High School students had a lot to celebrate during the annual All Sports Banquet.

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The Aransas Pass track team competed at the Regional Meet recently in Seguin.

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The Hibiscus Garden Club of Aransas Pass yard of the month is a home located at 559 South Whitney, in which owners Steve and Debbie Martinez have put a lot of love and hard work.

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Russell Phillips at 2009 W. Wheeler #65 (Portobello Village) is Yard of the Month Winner for May.

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Kindley and her father Justin outside their Chandler’s Landing store at 518 Bigelow St. Aransas Pass at Conn Brown Harbor during the hardhead tournament. Aransas Pass Progress

The first annual Hardhead Roundup commenced at Chandler’s Landing on Conn Brown Harbor in Aransas Pass April 2nd.

Obituaries

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Joe K. Watson, 87, of Ingleside-on-the-Bay, Texas, passed away at home onJune 10, 2022.

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Rev. Gary D. Brown Sr. was born on July 19, 1957 in Aransas Pass, Texas to Phillip and Ernestine Brown.

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Mary Wilma Mayes , 91, passed away on June 7, 2022, at Lima Convalescent Home. Mary was born on September 24, 1930 in Yeaman, KY to the late Asa and Pauline {Bratcher} Young.

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Frank f. Hodge of Aransas Pass died Friday, May 27, 2022, after a long illness.

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Margaret Hahn, 96 of Ingleside, TX passed away peacefully on May 31, 2022.

Estella Margritte Massey was born on October 13, 1925 in Teague, TX to Green and Ada

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