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Chief offers fireworks safety tips

Anyone who wants to purchase fireworks for the Fourth has until midnight to do so. More...

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Home, business owners urged to verify insurance coverage

Everyone pretty well knows the hurricane hazards of living in a Texas coastal county. High winds, rain and tornados are all produced by these magnificent storms. More...

Letters to the Editor  Free Access 

Thank you

I would like to special thank you to Dr. Bunnell and his staff at Memorial Medical Center for the wonderful care they gave to my husband George Spencer while he was in MMC. More...

Youth

TMS cheerleaders attend camp

The Travis Middle School cheerleaders recently attended camp at Texas State University in San Marcos. More...

Curious Samuel

It was not all about the fish for Samuel Lincoln, 2, during The Harbor Children’s Alliance and Victim Center’s Pescado Grande fishing tournament held last Friday and Saturday in Port O&rs More...

Youth rodeo champ

Cooper Brown, 8, of Inez, is making a name for himself with the youth rodeo association. He won two horse trailers, three championship trophy saddles and several belt buckles. More...

Obituaries

MARTHA F. KORENEK

Martha F. Korenek passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015. She was born May 27, 1921 in Holand to the late Joe D. and Frances Belecik Holy Sr. She was a Christian who was devoted to the Lord and loved reading his word, the Bible. More...

Flag etiquette guidelines for July 4 holiday

Each year, July 4 offers Americans a chance to celebrate their independence. One way people often celebrate is by flying their United States flag. Jerry McClendon, a member of American Legion Post 167, said flying the U.S. More...

Fishy fun at annual ‘Grandma and Me’ program

Wednesday, children either made an icky face or giggled as they held real sheephead and redfish before making a fish print, during the Calhoun County Quilt Guild “Grandma and Me” program at the Bauer Exhibit Building. More...

H-E-B employee’s second language helps patrons

About 25 years ago Mary Le, 49, of Port Lavaca, learned Vietnamese in order to communicate with her new husband, but has found knowing the language helps so many of her H-E-B pharmacy customers. More...

Police and Court Reports

Law enforcement officials make 11 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...

Community

LOCAL GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

Calhoun County ISD – 3rd Monday, 5:30 p.m., CCISD board room. Calhoun County Commissioners – 2nd and 4th Thursday, 10 a.m., Commissioners’ Courtroom Calhoun Port Authority – 2nd Wednesday, 9 a.m., Port Boardroom More...

Columns  Free Access 

Officials react to decision on federal health care law

AUSTIN — Pursuant to a 6-3 decision by the United States Supreme Court on June 25, health insurance policies will stay on course for Texans who secured coverage through a federally facilitated exchange under the U.S. Affordable Care Act. More...

Supreme court throws Republicans double life preserver

Whether the Republicans realize it, the U.S. Supreme Court has just thrown them a double life preserver, by chilling two of the hottest political potatoes GOP candidates faced headed into the 2016 elections. More...

Church

Every seed does matter

Driving across Calhoun County this summer, I could not help but notice fields full of crops. Some of them are getting very close to harvesting. More...

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

Up to date happenings

POC fireworks The Port O’Connor Chamber of Commerce will host its fireworks display at dusk Saturday, July 4, at King Fisher Beach Park. There will also be food and craft vendors. Art creativity camp More...

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