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"See You at the Pole" brings people together for prayer

People around the Cossroads Wednesday morning got together for a special occasion.

PORT LAVACA, Texas - The residents at Bethany Senior Living in Port Lavaca, gathered at their flagpole to pray. They were joined by some local school students.  This is…

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Main Street Theatre to hold performance

PORT LAVACA, Texas - Here are three top headlines you can read in The Port Lavaca Wave this week. Main Street Theatre to hold performance Saddle up, cowboys. Port Lavaca Main Street Theatre kicks off the 22-23 season this weekend…

Name of man killed in concrete truck accident released

Misael Garcia was cleaning the inside of a concrete truck when the accident happened

PORT LAVACA, Texas - The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office released the name of a man killed Saturday in an accident involving a concrete truck. Sheriff BJ Vickery said the victim's name was Misael Garcia, 38, of Port Lavaca. Authorities said…

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Federal criminal case has local tie

PORT LAVACA, Texas - Here are four top headlines you can read in The Port Lavaca Wave this week. Federal criminal case has local tie Two Calhoun High School graduates were arrested in Hawaii and charged with aggravated identity theft…

UPDATE: Port Lavaca man reported missing by family has been found and is safe

Mark Beauchamp ,48, who was reported missing has been found and is safe.

Mark Beauchamp, 48 PORT LAVACA, Texas -UPDATE: Mark Beauchamp, whose family members last saw him Thursday morning at his brother's mobile home in Port Lavaca, has been found and is now safe. Beauchamp's sister said he has memory issues and…

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Port Lavaca to test sewer system

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas – Here are some of the top headlines this week in The Port Lavaca Wave. Local VFD boasts longtime chief OLIVIA – It was 1961, and Hurricane Carla had made her presence felt.An old truck from Port…

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Affordable housing plan set for Port Lavaca

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas - Here are some of the top headlines this week in The Port Lavaca Wave. Juneteenth celebrates freedom, unity Unstoppable. Those two words rang out loud and strong at the 2022 Juneteenth Celebration Saturday at George Adams…

CVS closes pharmacy in Port Lavaca

Prescriptions were transferred to a nearby Walgreens

PORT LAVACA, Texas - CVS closed its pharmacy at 325 South Highway 35 Bypass in Port Lavaca on June 2, 2022. All prescriptions were transferred to the nearby Walgreens at 1302 N. Virginia…

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City considers economic development partnership

PORT LAVACA, Texas – Here are some of the top headlines you’ll find in The Port Lavaca Wave. Shrimpfest begins Friday There is something “shrimpy” going on in the quaint community known as Seadrift this weekend. The 41stannual Shrimpfest will…

Port Lavaca hosts blood donation drives

The city held one Monday June 6 and will have another Wednesday June 8 at the Memorial Medical Center from 2 - 6:30 pm

PORT LAVACA, Texas - The City of Port Lavaca hosted a blood drive Monday, June 6 with the help of the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center. Monday's blood drive was at…

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County wants to keep library

PORT LAVACA, Texas - Here are some of the top headlines you'll find in The Port Lavaca Wave. Warriors Weekend a success Sally Miller lamented the lack of rain, but the windy and dry conditions wouldn’t keep her from attending…

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Calhoun Now: Former mayor, police chief dies

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas - Here are some of the top headlines in The Port Lavaca Wave this week. Former mayor, police chief dies Always willing to work for the city was how Allen Eugene Tharling was described. Tharling, a two-term…

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Judge denies bond reduction

Judge denies bond reduction A district judge denied a bond reduction request for Blake Michael Downs.District Court Judge Jack W. Marr issued his ruling on Thursday, which was filed Friday with the Calhoun County District Clerk’s Office.Downs has already posted…

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Russell Cain celebrates 50 years as realtor

Port Lavaca, Texas - Here are some of the top headlines in The Port Lavaca Wave. Half a century of dealin The year is 1972. A “For Sale” sign adorns the perfectly manicured lawn. Inside, the smell of fresh white…

Port Lavaca man charged with murder seeks bond reduction

Blake Downs' bond is set at $850,000

PORT LAVACA, Texas - Blake Downs, is charged with the murder of Coewin Boerm, 19. Attorneys for Downs are seeking a bond reduction. Downs' bond is set at $850,000. A district court judge will review the case and the witnesses'…

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Former Port Lavaca mayor, businessman dies

Crews battle residential fire No one was injured in a house fire Wednesday, March 30, on VFW Road that took more than three hours to extinguish.“The investigation into the fire is still ongoing,” said Port Lavaca Fire Department Capt. Boyd…

Famous fugitive flamingo spotted near Port Lavaca

This flamingo escaped a Kansas zoo in 2005

The Texas Parks and Wildlife posted about Pink Floyd on its Facebook feed. "Looks like Pink Floyd has returned from the 'dark side the of moon'! Spotted at Rhodes Point in Cox Bay near Port Lavaca by David Foreman on…

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Port Lavaca’s neighborhood speed limits are now five miles slower for all subdivisions in the city.

PL SPEED LIMITS AWAIT SIGNAGE Port Lavaca’s neighborhood speed limits are now five miles slower for all subdivisions in the city. The Port Lavaca City Council passed the ordinance changing the speed limit to 25 mph in all neighborhoods on…

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Point Comfort Kids honor founding parents

    Point Comfort kids honor founding parents POINT COMFORT – “Founding Parents of Point Comfort, Texas” begins the plaque that now hangs in the Brush Community Center alongside another plaque bearing the names of the families. “Many of the…

New, more accurate water meters planned for Port Lavaca

Public works officials say that these new meters will help to save customers money

  Port Lavaca, Texas - The city of Port Lavaca plans to replace all of its water meters. The goal is to improve accuracy and save customers money.  25 News…