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Joel Salatin to visit Four String Farm in Rockport

Hundreds of animals - pigs, chickens, and goats - were found alive after Hurrican Harvey made landfall in Rockport and destroyed the barn where the animals were housed. NATALIA CONTRERAS/CALLER-TIMES Salatin is an advocate of local, sustainable agriculture and runs Polyface Farms in Swoope, Virgini

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2017-09-21 17:02:15

George Strait, Governor Abbott visit Harvey victims in Rockport

ROCKPORT (KIII NEWS) - Crowds formed at a Rockport hardware store Thursday morning as country music superstar George Strait joined Texas Governor Greg Abbott for a meet-and-greet event. The community was one of the hardest hit by Hurricane Harvey, but they turned out in droves to see the country mus

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 18:09:22

George Strait Is Headed To Rockport, Texas For A Meet & Greet

I grew up in Goliad, Texas and that's a stone's throw from Rockport, Texas so my childhood is filled with memories and thoughts of going through and to the area. I spent 9 years after high school in Corpus Christi so I hold the gulf coast in my heart forever. Rockport has been somewhat overlooked by

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-21 00:16:00

George Strait to tour Rockport storm damage with governor

Along Rockport's Heritage District, many business owners did not have insurance because the expense was too high. In the month following Hurricane Harvey, the businesses will decide what the future holds. Julie Garcia/Caller-Times Country music legend George Strait will be in Rockport on Thursday t

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2017-09-20 21:00:00

Who is George Strait? Here are some facts about the 'King of Country'

'King of Country' George Strait visited Rockport Thursday and told the people of the small coastal town they "won't be forgotten." The visit came days after George Strait performed during the Hand-in-Hand telethon, which raised about $4 million for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma disaster relief. The con

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2017-09-21 17:35:06

Ingleside ISD students return to the classroom

INGLESIDE (KIII 3 NEWS) - For the first time since May and after Hurricane Harvey, Ingleside students were back in the classroom on Thursday, including 5th and 6th graders at Blaschke Sheldon Elementary School. "I wanted to go to school and see my friends and learn," 6th grader, Jorge Hernandez said

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-22 04:17:19

Delayed reopening of Gilbert J. Mircovich Elementary School in Ingleside

INGLESIDE (KIII NEWS) - Students of Gilbert J. Mircovich Elementary School in Ingleside had to start their school year at a different campus Thursday because their own campus was not ready to reopen after Harvey. The Ingleside Independent School District was told late Wednesday that the school would

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 17:16:22

Pile of storm debris looks like new a landfill in Port Aransas

Port Aransas is on its way to recovery with nearly all of the schools expected to be up in running in a few weeks, but storm debris left behind by Hurricane Harvey is expected to take months to clean up. PORT ARANSAS (KIII NEWS) - Port Aransas is on its way to recovery with nearly all of the schools

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-22 00:22:47

Workforce leaders see opportunity after Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey decimated communities along the Coastal Bend and left large swaths of the Lone Star State underwater when it roared ashore about three weeks ago. Now those communities are trying to pick up the pieces. Wochit Hurricane Harvey's destruction in the Coastal Bend left state and local l

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2017-09-20 19:20:11

Birders: Help hummingbirds along after hurricane

Those who pre-purchased a ticket to Rockport's hummingbird event, which was supposed to be from Sept. 14-17, have three options. They can use the ticket to go next year, ask that the money paid for the ticket go to helping Rockport rebuild or email tourism@1rockport.org for a refund. On Sept. 23,

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2017-09-20 02:03:00

Fuel leak reported in Aranas Pass

ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS (KIII NEWS) - The city of Aransas Pass is working with the Texas General Land Office to recover sunken vessels that have begun leaking fuel near the Conn Brown Harbor. The GLO reported that a light surface of fuel was seen leaking from two gulf shrimp trawlers that sank along wit

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-20 08:57:30

Property tax forecast in the wake of Hurricane Harvey

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Nueces County's chief appraiser Ronnie Canales delivered a sobering prediction concerning future tax revenue at Tuesday's Corpus Christi City Council meeting -- specifically talking about how long it will be until appraisals return to normal. Canales said it will likely

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-20 00:39:28

Progress/Index staff seeks residents help for hurricane book

Hurricane Harvey came tearing through the Coastal Bend area, and all residents probably have a story to tell, whether it's about evacuating, riding out the storm, or when they returned. The Aransas Pass Progress/Ingleside Index staff will be publishing a book about the storm and is asking residents

ARANSASPASSPROGRESS.COM - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

Harvey closes CRMC, plans to reopen begin

Care Regional Medical Center administrators evacuated patients before Hurricane Harvey made landfall, and fully expected to be back in business the following Monday. Unfortunately, the damage from the hurricane was so severe, the facility is being gutted, and will have to be completely rebuilt from

ARANSASPASSPROGRESS.COM - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

WOODS, WATERS and WILDLIFE

An Internet image this week reminded me that with the south dove zone season opening Friday, Sept. 22, the entire state will be open. The image read: "After the flood, God sent Noah a message, using a dove. In Texas, He used a hummingbird. He knew a dove would end up wrapped in bacon with a slice of

ARANSASPASSPROGRESS.COM - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

City Council meeting overview presented

The Aransas Pass City Council has picked up where it left off before Hurricane Harvey and conducting regular meetings to take action on routine business. The council met Monday, Sept. 11; but due to Monday press deadlines before the council meeting, information about action taken is not able to publ

ARANSASPASSPROGRESS.COM - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

Prominent citizen Welborn passes away

Aransas Pass native Michael E. Welborn, best known for the judicial positions he held in San Patricio County, passed away last week after a battle with cancer. Welborn was a lifelong resident of Aransas Pass, and graduated from Aransas Pass High School. He went on to attend then-Texas A&I University

ARANSASPASSPROGRESS.COM - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

Aransas Pass holds community pep rally

On Wednesday, residents and officials gathered for a community pep rally in Aransas Pass to show their resilience after Hurricane Harvey. "We need this pep rally, not only to boost our community, but to help our football team, our volleyball team our cheerleaders our community members as a whole boo

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 04:17:16

Sunken shrimp boats leaking fuel; Aransas Pass launch closed for cleanup

Aransas County officials estimate about half of the residents did not evacuate for Hurricane Harvey. It hit the area Aug. 26 with 130 mph winds. Julie Garcia/Caller-Times The Aransas Pass Harbor Master has shut down the boat launch at Redfish Bay Boat House while crews remove sunken vessels and dea

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2017-09-19 17:13:59

FEMA and local officials host town hall in Aransas Pass

On Tuesday, top officials with FEMA, The Small Business Association and local officials held a town hall in Aransas Pass. Harvey survivors were invited to bring all questions about applying for federal assistance. Out of previous town halls in the area, Tuesday's had the most attendance. "I think i

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-20 04:02:05