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Welcoming our military

Service members head to Seadrift next week for fifth annual Combat Marine Outdoor fishing trip

More than a dozen combat wounded service members will enjoy the outdoors next weekend during the Combat Marines Outdoors Fifth Annual Fishing Trip in Seadrift. More...

Special Sections

Police and Court Reports

Officials make 9 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...

Columns  Free Access 

Agreement on state budget evades House, Senate

AUSTIN — June 1 is the last day of the 84th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature. From now until then is all the time that remains for the House and Senate to decide if they’re going to agree on a 2016-2017 state budget. More...

Community empowerment comes one step at a time

A wise man once told me it is a whole lot easier to see someone else’s mistakes and not make them than to make them and try to fix them. Truer words have never been spoken. More...

Marijuana decriminalization snuffed out

The Texas Legislature probably will adjourn June 1 without reducing the penalties for marijuana possession to the level of a traffic ticket. More...

Church

Minister’s Corner

The Holy Spirit is coming

“While staying with them, Jesus ordered them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait there for the promise of the Father. More...

THOUGHTS FOR THE WEEK

Saturday, May 23John 16:7“Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you thatI go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come untoyou; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.”Sunday, May 24 More...

Sports

Sandcrabs ready to show progress in spring game

The Calhoun Sandcrab football team opened spring drills roughly three weeks ago. More...

Congressman Farenthold to host discussion Monday

Congressman Blake Farenthold will host a round table discussion Monday at Grace Episcopal Church Parish Hall in Port Lavaca from 5-6p.m. More...

CTE program update heard at CCISD meeting

An outline of the new career and technical education program was presented at the regular Calhoun County Independent School District board of trustees meeting Monday evening. More...

Alzheimer’s information presented Wednesday

Locals interested in learning the top 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease heard a presentation Wednesday at the Calhoun County Library from Samantha Bell, a certified community educator for the Alzheimer’s Association. More...

Community

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Up to date happenings

Shrimpfest pageant seeking contestants Canceled jury trial The Port Lavaca Municipal Court jury trial scheduled for 9 a.m. Thursday, May 28, has been canceled. Shrimpfest pageant More...

Letters to the Editor  Free Access 

Thank you

To the editor: I would like to say a big “Thank you” to all the residents of District 4 that came out to vote in the May 2015 School Board Election. More...

Honor our waterfront

To the editor: The Port Lavaca City Council has done well to think about our best future and then to start acting to realize it. The vision represented by the citizen-guided land use plan is an important step in the direction of that future. More...

Infrastructure is not the problem

To the editor: I cannot understand why Obama brings up an infrastructure problem in the wake of the terrible Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia that killed 12 people and injured so many more, before it was revealed that the train was travelling More...

Youth

PLMST announces cast of ‘The Snow Queen’

The Port Lavaca Main Street Theatre announces the cast for the upcoming 17th annual all children’s production of “The Snow Queen.” More...

Seadrift moms get new look for Mother’s Day

Seadrift School students held a makeover session in honor of Mother’s Day. Kindergarten students invited their mothers for a day of love and pampering. More...

TMS band takes third place

The Travis Middle School beginning band recently competed in the concert and sight-reading portion at the Cobra Band Festival. More...

Obituaries

JAMES ANDREW WISDOM

James Andrew Wisdom passed away May 16, 2015 at the age of 73. He was born Dec. 22, 1941 in Llano to the late Joe and Ethel Wisdom. He was a retired equipment operator for Halliburton, Inc. and a member of the Lavaca 36 AF 7 AM Masonic Lodge. More...

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