Manager at Port Lavaca H-E-B set to retire after almost 40 years of service

Top headlines in the Port Lavaca Wave

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas – Here are some of the top headlines you’ll find in this week’s Port Lavaca Wave.

Stuart to retire after 36 years at H-E-B

As the thermostat approaches the freezing mark and the threat of winter precipitation hits, folks in south Texas flock to their local grocery stores for two items in particular: bread and milk.

No chips, no queso, no stalks of broccoli? Why just bread and milk?

If anyone can solve this head-scratcher, it’s local H-E-B Manager Dodie Stuart, who, after 36 years with the company, has announced her retirement from the Texas-based grocer.

Photo of Dodie Stuart

Going for the gold

Eighteen local gymnasts from TNT Elite Gymnastics recently returned from the Simone Biles International Invitational Gymnastics Meet with medals around their necks and Olympic dreams in their hearts.

New fire truck arrives in Port Lavaca

The first new, custom-built rescue pumper truck has arrived at Port Lavaca Fire Department Station 1. The truck is replacing the 20-year-old rescue truck, said PLFD Chief Joe Reyes.

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