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Port O’Connor Improvement District board proposes tax increase

The Port O’Connor Improvement District accepted a proposed tax rate increase at a special called meeting Tuesday evening. More...

Commissioners approve tax abatement at meeting Thursday

The Calhoun County Commissioners’ Court agreed Thursday to give a property tax abatement to a company planning to build a bulk liquid marine and trucking terminal at the Port of Port Lavaca Point Comfort. More...

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Volunteers needed in Calhoun County for ombudsman program

Volunteers within Calhoun County, the Golden Crescent Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, and the elderly residents it serves, are looking for help. More...

Scenes from Calhoun County Independent School District’s first day of classes

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Thank you

Dear Editor: We would like to express our sincerest thanks to everyone who helped make our benefit a great success. We are overwhelmed at the amount of support for Debbie Gayle in her battle against pancreatic cancer. More...

Youth

PL Art Guild hosts classes for children

The Port Lavaca Art Guild will host art classes for elementary to high school aged students beginning Monday, Aug. 31. Classes for elementary students will be from 4-5:30 p.m. and middle school to high school students will be from 6-7:30 p.m. More...

First day jitters

HJM Elementary School first grade students, from left, Kally Billings, Benton Roberts and Addison Branham are pictured after reading the book, “First Day Jitters.” The students graphed ho More...

Back-to-school fashion

Members of the Calhoun High School Sandette drill team, along with members of the community, were special guests in a back-to-school fashion show sponsored by Bealls recently. More...

Obituaries

MARVIN E. BOYD,

Marvin E. age 88, died Aug. 8, 2015. He was a WWII Navy veteran. Marvin, a native Texan, came to Cleveland to marry Sondra in 1972. Marvin sold furniture at the Cedar-Center May Co, then at Kronhelms in Mentor for many years. More...

MMC sees $329,000 loss in July

Memorial Medical Center had a loss of $329,000 in July, the worst financial month of the year, it was reported at Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the hospital’s board of managers. More...

CHS Sandettes ‘kick it back’ with alumni dance

Current Calhoun High School Sandettes are teaming up with alumni again this year. This year’s performance will take place during the football game’s halftime Friday, Sept. 4. More...

PL man makes pens, other items from wood

Ray Healey, 85, of Port Lavaca, began crafting pens from various wood eight years ago after a friend gave him the means to make them. “A friend of mine was going blind. I helped him get rid of all of his tools. More...

Police and Court Reports

Local law enforcement officials make 12 arrests

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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Energy agency chief rails against federal plan

AUSTIN — Texas Railroad Commission Chair David Porter on Aug. 19 spoke against America’s Clean Power Plan, a regulatory framework rolled out by the White House on Aug. 3. Texas is one of at least a dozen states lining up in opposition. More...

Paxton: Democratic pinata

Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton, with his felony indictments for securities fraud, has become the new piñata for the Texas Democratic Party. More...

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Church

Quiet your soul

O’ Lord, my heart is not lifted up, my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things too great and too marvelous for me. More...

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CHS volleyball alumni matches Saturday

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Sports

Calhoun dominates seasan opener 43-14  Free Access 

The Calhoun Sandcrabs brought home a 43­14 victory in the season opener Friday night against the Somerset Bulldogs.With only six returning starters the Sandcrabs offense and defense was in sync as it dominated both sides of the football.The offense c More...

Calhoun dominates season opener 43-14  Free Access 

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The Calhoun Sandcrabs brought home a 43­14 victory in the season opener Friday night against the Somerset Bulldogs.With only six returning starters the Sandcrabs offense and defense was in sync as it dominated both sides of the football.The offense c More...

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