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Calhoun Now: Former mayor, police chief dies

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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 mayor of Port Lavaca from 2002 to 2006 and also served as chief of police for the city, died Tuesday, May 3. He was 79. Funeral services were Monday.
“He was always willing to work for the good of the city,” said local Realtor Russell Cain. “He always went the extra mile.”

Calhoun High School holds prom

Calhoun High School students found themselves in a state of euphoria Saturday evening during the 2022 CHS Prom.
This year’s theme was Euphoria Express, voted on by the students. Students entered into a magical, over-the-top fantasy of blacklight décor, extravagant props, and photo ops. Students entered a walkway of colorful balloons and were greeted at the door with gumball fish bowls with live fish, a huge prom sign embellished with purple balloons, and a life-sized magazine prop.
Inside, 28 props were set up in stations along the walls where students could step up and imagine themselves in a dream come true. There were photo walls, bubble props, an extravagant oasis, decorated swings, duck blinds, a Cardi B set up, and so much more.

Sandies season ends in Bi-District

The Calhoun softball team saw its season end in a 3-game series defeat to Needville in the Bi-District playoff round last weekend.
The Lady Jays won the opening game at home in eight innings, 3-2, on April 28, before losing game two at Calhoun 7-6 the following night and winning Saturday’s deciding game 9-5.





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