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TAMUCC hosts conference for women in physics

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — On Sunday more than two thousand students gathered for The Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics. "I met a lot of women with different backgrounds and different ages and they're all ended up some how being where they wanted to be," Cristina Guerra, a student at The U


Local man hosting chili fundraiser for USCG

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — On Saturday, pots of chili were being stirred and served to people willing to donate to the United States Coast Guard Corpus Christi sector. Robert O'Quinn took it upon himself to host the chili fundraiser in front of his home.


Social media dispute results in brawl on Corpus Christi's southside

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Corpus Christi police were called to a fight on this city's southside Thursday afternoon that sent one person to the hospital and ended with a vehicle theft.


Texas is the only state not allowed to sell beer-to-go from breweries

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Craft breweries are fighting to change a Texas law that prohibits customers from taking beer-to-go. For more than five years, 8th Wonder Brewery has batched, canned, and given beer enthusiasts something to sip on. But if you visit the east Houston location, sipping is all yo


NAACP celebrates 100 years with banquet

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — On Saturday night many gathered to celebrate an organization that's been around for 100 years. The Corpus Christi Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) celebrated their 100th anniversary with a banquet at the American Bank Center.


Conference bringing together women in a male dominated major

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — On Sunday, the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics came to a close at the Texas A & M University - Corpus Christi. The women who attended are all from the central region of the United States and are all majoring in physics.


Moreno girls sweep CCISD tournaments

CORPUS CHRISTI – The Moreno girls swept both the seventh- and eight-grade championships at the Corpus Christi ISD middle school tournament over the weekend. The eighth-grade Lady Trojans routed Flour Bluff 42-9 to win its championship.


Things are popping at the library

PORTLAND – The Library will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, Jan. 22. • The AARP Foundation will be here every Friday (except for Friday, March 22) starting Feb. 1 to Friday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to provide tax aide.


G-P falls to T-M, Flour Bluff

PORTLAND – The Gregory-Portland Wildcats hosted Flour Bluff Tuesday night at Wildcat Gym and suffered a 58-35 loss to the Hornets. The third period proved to be the difference Friday night during the Wildcats 53-45 loss at Tuloso-Midway.


Javelinas bring brooms to UTPB

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Texas A&M-Kingsville men's and women's basketball both picked up wins on the road at UT Permian Basin. Men's score: Texas A&M-Kingsville 80 UT Permian Basin 72.


Islanders sweep double-header with Privateers

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Men's and Women's basketball both picked up wins in today's Southland Conference double-header against New Orleans. Men's score: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 76 New Orleans 61.


Seminar held to help people still recovering from Hurricane Harvey

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Even though some people are enjoying the new year, there are some people who are still struggling from the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. That's why the Coastal Bend Community Foundation and the Garcia Center in Corpus Christi teamed up on Saturday to hold a financial assista


South scores 17, Islanders beat New Orleans 76-61

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) Kareem South scored 17 points with three 3-pointers, Tre Gray added 15 with three 3s, and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi pulled away in the second half to beat New Orleans 76-61 on Saturday night, ending the Privateers' four-game win streak.