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Port Lavaca man arrested on drug charges Friday

A Port Lavaca man was arrested on drug-related charges in the early hours of Friday morning following a traffic stop. More...

Three generations open craft shop in Port Lavaca

Crocheted diaper sets, ponchos and kitchen towels made by three generations of crafters line the walls of Heavenly Crafts, a new shop located at 137 E. Highway 35 North. More...

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Weather officials offer heat safety tip for summer

Summer has been heating up this year, and weather officials are advising caution when outside this season. More...

Lifestyle

Hardhead Derby quilt winners

The 14th annual Hardhead Derby was held Saturday at the Bayfront Peninsula.The tournament was free and open to kids, ages 3 to 15, and attracted a large crowd of children and their families. More...

Lotus flowers light up the bay

The waters off of the Bayfront Peninsula were lit up with color just after dark Saturday evening as the second annual Light Up the Bay for Cancer fundraiser took place. More...

Ray’s Stuff at market days

Ray Healey, 85, of Port Lavaca, owner of Ray’s Stuff, braved the heat and set up shop at Port Lavaca Market days Saturday at the Bauer Community Center. More...

4-H club offers fun, educational programs

Watermelons and water balloons were on the agenda for the 4-H officer training Saturday. More...

300 children participate at annual Hardhead Derby

Approximately 300 children and their families lined the steps, piers and banks of Bayfront Peninsula Park Saturday in an effort to catch the largest fish in their age category during the 14th Annual Hardhead Derby. More...

No one injured following apar tment fire Sunday

The Port Lavaca Fire Department responded to a fire just before noon Sunday at an apartment complex on Highway 35. The fire occurred at the Colonial Arms Apartment in the 100 block of North Hwy. 35, said PLFD Capt. Boyd Staloch. More...

Smoking discussed at council workshop

Port Lavaca City Council members agreed at a workshop Monday evening they would schedule a citywide election on a non-smoking ordinance when they convene next Monday for a regular council meeting. More...

Police and Court Reports

Law enforcement officials make 22 arrests

The arrest records made available through the Port Lavaca Wave newspaper are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. More...

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CCISD new student registration this week

Up to date happenings

Upward basketball First Baptist Church of Port Lavaca will host Upward basketball registration for children, ages four through sixth grades, through Friday, Aug. 28. Registration forms are available at the church, located at 902 Calhoun St. More...

Obituaries

JUSTO ALFONZO CHAVANA

Justo Alfonzo Chavana, 79, passed away Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. He was born Nov. 4, 1935 in Falfurrias to the late Justo and Elvira Garza Chavana. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. More...

EDWIN EUGENE (GENE) POPE

Edwin Eugene (Gene) Pope, 58, of Port Lavaca, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015. He was born June 20, 1957 to the late F. E. Pope and Robbie Pope. More...

ROSELIO “JUNIOR” GARCIA “UNCLE POPO”

Roselio “Junior” Garcia “Uncle Popo”, 44, of Port Lavaca, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015. He was born April 15, 1971 in Port Lavaca to Mary S. Garcia. Roselio was a painter and he enjoyed the beach, fishing and hunting. More...

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