Top headlines in The Port Lavaca Wave

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 the Warriors Weekend parade Friday afternoon in Seadrift.

“We wouldn’t miss this for the world,” she said.

Phillips and several others cheered and waved flags on Friday as a pair of charter buses carried the crew through the final legs of their tour.

Starting in Houston Friday morning, more than 300 wounded vets traveled down US Hwy 59 in a group of chartered buses on their way to Port O’ Connor.Several in attendance mentioned how much they enjoyed “getting back to normal” after COVID-19 restrictions limited the event for the past two years.

CCISD hires assistant principals

The Calhoun County ISD Board of Trustees approved the district’s recommendation to fill six assistant principal positions at the May 16 school board meeting.

Breana Carey was named assistant principal for Calhoun High School; Adriana Whitwell was named assistant principal for Travis Middle School; Fjola Briscoe was named assistant principal for Seadrift School; Sherron McGrew was named assistant principal for HJM Elementary; Margaret Canales was named assistant principal for JR Elementary; Nicole Amason was named assistant principal for Hope High School.

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County wants to keep library

POINT COMFORT – Calhoun County asked to be let out of its lease for the site of the Seadrift branch library but still wants to find a solution to keeping the library in the city.

Commissioner Joel Behrens said the desire is to keep the library, but costs are being incurred while waiting for the site to be rebuilt after being damaged in the 2021 winter storm.

“We’re incurring costs while it is being shut down, and not a whole lot of progress is being seen in getting it repaired,” he said.Calhoun County Librarian Dina Sanchez said they were paying $7,429 a month in bills, and “we want to figure out a way we can shut down and not incur those bills until the repairs are done,” she said.

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