Wednesday Aug 27
S.A. aquarium owners under investigation in animal deaths
The Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi was named the second best aquarium in North America.
Wednesday Aug 27
Gregory-Portland ISD staff 'all got raises'
Melissa Franco de Gonzales was recognized for her Parents as Partners work at the G-P ISD convocation at the junior high Aug. 14. Gregory-Portland ISD instructors received welcome news from Assistant Superintendent Darla Czerwinski during the district convocation held at the junior high Aug. 14. "You all got raises!" Czerwinski exclaimed, and ... (more)
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Cops Pull Mom, Terrified Kids From Car At Gunpoint
A few weeks ago, Texas officers received a call that the driver of a beige or tan Toyota was waving a gun out his window on the highway.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Portland police arrest trio on prostitution charges
Three Houston-area adults, who were advertising the sexual services of three juvenile females, were arrested in Portland last weekend.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Rachel Garza, left, is introduced as a new member of the Gregory-Portland ISD staff Tuesday.
With the new school year closing in, Gregory-Portland ISD officials welcomed new teachers and staff to the district during a breakfast Tuesday at the high school cafeteria.
More than just another venue
ONE of the latest entertainment spots along the Portland coastline, Di Atlantic Entertainment Centre, has ambitious plans to become more than just another venue.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Suspect in deadly park attack in Texas indicted
A 27-year-old man has been indicted on a capital murder charge for a 2012 attack at a South Texas park that left a woman dead and her girlfriend hurt.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Warning shot sends gangsters scurrying away
In what was most likely a case of mistaken identity, three males - who may have been gang members - recently threatened a Portland man.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Crystal Jemison will be the drum major for the Gregory-Portland marching band this season.
The Gregory-Portland High School marching band has begun practicing up to seven hours per day, and senior Crystal Jemison is providing some needed leadership to help members get through the hot days.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Safety comes first for emergency planning committee
Assistant Editor The Coastal Plan Local Emergency Planning Committee Corporation hosted their Thursday, July 17, meeting at the San Patricio County Civic Center in Sinton.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Three charged in South Texas prostitution bust
A man and two women were charged Saturday with aggravated promotion of prostitution, a first degree felony, by Portland Police.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Tip leads to prostitution bust involving Houston girls in the...
A frantic call from a mother led area police and sheriffs deputies on a search for an underage girl from Houston, who was being held against her will.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Mom's 124-Mph Joyride With Kids In Car Lands Her In Jail
A Maine mother busted for driving 124 mph with her two children in the car in April has been sentenced to six months in jail, and police say she's now facing a driving under the influence charge.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Hot Jobs: Aug. 5, 2014
This week's Hot Jobs report is courtesy of Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Opry all-star lineup set Aug. 7
The Refugio Country Opry will host an all-star line-up at the Refugio Country Fairgrounds, Expo building Thursday, Aug. 7. Next week's show will feature special guest Stacey Stark, John Sisk, L.A. Zadansky, along with the award-winning Opry Band, "Best of the Best."