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Change in tax rate affects entities in Calhoun County

This is the season for local governments to prepare budgets and tax rates for the coming year, and much of the figuring is centered on ad valorem, or property, tax revenue. More...

Officials encourage preparation during hurricane season

It is not too late to prepare for hurricanes. Hurricane season may have officially begun on June 1, but the height of the hurricane season is approaching. Some of the strongest and most damaging storms have happened after August. More...

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News

City presents balanced budget for upcoming fiscal year

The Port Lavaca City Council held a public hearing on its proposed budget for fiscal year 2015-16 Monday evening with a workshop afterward. No member of the public spoke at the hearing. More...

Lifestyle

MMC introduces new staff members

Above: Memorial Medical Center family practitioner, Dr. Thao Minh Truong, left, visits with Vance Marquez, center, and Elva Marquez during the MMC open house earlier this month. More...

Calaveras donate school supplies

The Port Lavaca chapter of the Calaveras Motor Cycle Club recently held its first school supply drive. More...

CCISD schools back in session

Calhoun County Independent School District began classes Monday morning. More...

CHS band performs samurai songs for 2015 season

This Friday, while football players are taking a breather, the Calhoun High School band will debut its 2015 show, The Code of the Samurai. More...

Amason eager as new CHS principal

Wins Region III award for work at Hope High School

The 2015-2016 school year began Monday Calhoun High School student, and with it came a familiar face leading the pack. Nicole Amason, a former CHS teacher, and later, an assistant principal, returned to the campus this year as head principal. More...

Cody Johnson to headline Flip Flop Festival

The seventh annual Flip Flop Festival kicks off Labor Day weekend at Bayfront Peninsula Park with more than 3,000 expected to attend over the two days . The festival begins at 6 p.m. Friday evening Sept. 4 and ends at midnight Saturday Sept. 5. More...

Police and Court Reports

Law enforcement officials make 18 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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Upward Basketball registration ends Friday at FBC of PL

TMS drop off/pick up Travis Middle School administration asks parents to drop off and pick up students at the main parking lot next to the cafeteria area. Signs and road markings will be placed to help guide traffic through this procedure. More...

Sports

Sandcrabs turnout strong during scrimmage

Despite a thunderstorm and lightning, the Calhoun Sandcrab football team ended its scrimmage strong against the Flour Bluff Hornets Friday. Weather delayed the start of game for approximately an hour and half into the early afternoon hours Friday. More...

Sandies take third in Sinton tournament

The Calhoun varsity volleyball team went 5-1 to bring home third place in the Sinton tournament over the weekend. The Sandies went 3-0 in pool play beating Edcouch- Elsa, Smithville and Corpus Christi Carroll. More...

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