Wesley Hunt, of Seadrift, is the new Justice of the Peace Precinct 4. Hunt has been busy since he took office Jan. 1. He also remodeled the inside of the Seadrift Justice Center, located at 103 W. Dallas St. (Melony Overton/Wave photo)
By MELONY OVERTON PORT LAVACA WAVE   Wesley Hunt, former Seadrift City Councilman, wasted no time as the new Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 during his first days in office. Hunt’s first day as JP was Jan. 1.  “I raised my right hand to take office... more
Performance cars owned by members of the Redline Junkies car club of Port Lavaca line a local parking lot during a recent meet. The group for Calhoun County car enthusiasts started in July. (Contributed photo)
By MELONY OVERTON PORT LAVACA WAVE   The roar of an engine and the smell of burning rubber attracted Tyler De La Garza and Juan Moreno, both of Port Lavaca, to cars while growing up. In the search for other car  enthusiasts, and as an opportunity to... more
By KAYLA  MEYER PORT LAVACA WAVE   The period to file for the May 9 election closed Friday at 5 p.m. For the City of Port Lavaca, David Johnson and Tim Dent filed for the Port Lavaca City Council district 2 position, one of two position that are... more
James Cowley, superintendent for the Calhoun County Independent School District addresses the Calhoun County Democrat Club Thursday evening. Cowley spoke about several issues including bond projects, student attendance and goals of the district. (Kayla Meyer/Wave photo)
By KAYLA MEYER PORT LAVACA WAVE   The Calhoun County Independent School District superintendent addressed the Calhoun County Democrats Club at its regular meeting Thursday evening at the American GI Forum. James Cowley, who has been with the... more
The photo of a woman blowing bubbles was taken by Devin Albrecht, a Calhoun High School Student, at the Texas Renaissance Festival. Albrecht entered the photo in the festival’s journalism contest and won second place in the action news division. (Contributed photo)
“You couldn’t take ugly pictures. They were all dressed up, and it was really pretty,” said Asia Reperato, a Calhoun High School student who attended the Texas Renaissance Festival near the beginning of the school year. Earlier this month, the Texas... more
Travis Middle School journalism students discussed the layout of the first edition of The Travis Middle School The Fiddler Tide school newspaper during class. The newspaper will publish each six weeks. (Melony Overton/Wave photo)
In an effort to get students talking to one another and to provide for a more informed student body, Travis Middle School students have produced the first issue of The Travis Middle School The Fiddler Tide.  The school newspaper is the brainchild of... more
Wesley Hunt, of Seadrift, is the new Justice of the Peace Precinct 4. Hunt has been busy since he took office Jan. 1. He also remodeled the inside of the Seadrift Justice Center, located at 103 W. Dallas St. (Melony Overton/Wave photo)
Performance cars owned by members of the Redline Junkies car club of Port Lavaca line a local parking lot during a recent meet. The group for Calhoun County car enthusiasts started in July. (Contributed photo)
James Cowley, superintendent for the Calhoun County Independent School District addresses the Calhoun County Democrat Club Thursday evening. Cowley spoke about several issues including bond projects, student attendance and goals of the district. (Kayla Meyer/Wave photo)
The photo of a woman blowing bubbles was taken by Devin Albrecht, a Calhoun High School Student, at the Texas Renaissance Festival. Albrecht entered the photo in the festival’s journalism contest and won second place in the action news division. (Contributed photo)
Travis Middle School journalism students discussed the layout of the first edition of The Travis Middle School The Fiddler Tide school newspaper during class. The newspaper will publish each six weeks. (Melony Overton/Wave photo)

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Verla Jacqueline Chamrad (Jean) was taken to heaven Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 at the age of 85. She was born April 5, 1929 on a farm near Leaf River, Ill. 

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