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Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order last week banning state agencies, cities or counties from creating a “vaccine passport” requirement.

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Adan Chapa is an candidate for Aransas Pass mayor in the 2021 election.

The Progress staff reached out to the candidates for Aransas Pass mayor and council with three questions which were most often mentioned to us by residents. The questions were:

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The Aransas Pass City Council heard an update about the Conn Brown Harbor Road Project at a regular meeting, Monday, April 5, 2021.

This is Animal Control Officers Appreciation Week and Aransas Pass has two officers who deserve a shout-out.

Sports

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Little Leaguers and their coach wait in the infield for the opposing team to bat. Photos by Donna Woolston

A Little Leaguer gets ready to run to second base.

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An Aransas Pass Panthers JV player gets a solid hit and takes off for first base in a game against Skidmore, Thursday, April 1. Photos by Donna Woolston

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Nattalie Lopez is a trainer for Aransas Pass ISD Athletics. She has been a trainer all four years of high school.

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Aransas Pass powerlifter, Ruben Leal, achieved a personal best of 650 pounds at the state meet in Abilene.

• Pitching By Mercedez Shuts Out Taft, Aransas Pass Panthers Varsity Takes The Win

• Mercedez Hernandez threw a shutout to lead Aransas Pass Panthers Varsity past Taft 13-0 on Friday.

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Abigayle Davila is a freshman and this is her first year to play golf. She enjoys the sport and appreciates that it requires patience. She sees patience as her strength.

Obituaries

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In the early morning of Tuesday, March 30th, 2021, Cecil Otis Cox, an adoring husband and loving father of three children, left to be with his Lord and Savior at the young age of 67.

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Sammy Wayne Vincent, 76, of Aransas Pass, Texas, passed away on April 1, 2021, in the loving care of his wife, of thirty-eight years, Colleen, and Harbor Hospice of Corpus Christi, TX.

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Glenn Flowers, 68 passed peacefully in his sleep on the morning of March 22, 2021. He resided in Aransas Pass, and was raised in the North Texas area.

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Aransas Pass-James Terry Tuggle passed away on March 30, 2021. He was 72.

Sammy Wayne Vincent, 76, of Aransas Pass, Texas, passed away on April 1, 2021, in the loving care of his wife, of thirty-eight years, Colleen, and Harbor Hospice of Corpus Christi, TX.

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