Singer/songwriter Nolan Derosia, 24, of Port Lavaca, plays a guitar he built in the style of instrumental guitarist Andy Timmons. Derosia produces original material and plays lead guitar for The Southern Drive Band out of Victoria. (Melony Overton/Wave photo)
Singer/songwriter/guitarist Nolan Derosia, 24, of Port Lavaca, formerly of Fort Worth, would like to get more exposure for his original music. Guitar was not Derosia’s first love. His first musical instrument to master was the euphonium in middle... more
Children ranging in age from 5 to 15 recently auditioned for The Snow Queen at the Port Lavaca Main Street Theatre, with all 38 who auditioned receiving a part. The play runs in June. (Contributed photo)
Auditions are done and roles have been assigned for the next Port Lavaca Main Street Theatre children’s production of an adaption of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen slated for June. Thirty-eight children ranging in ages from 5 to 15... more
Ashley Barecky’s second grade class at Jackson-Roosevelt Elementary raised the most money for Olive Garden’s Pasta for Pennies fundraiser, bringing in $349.56. The entire school raised more than $3,000, which will go toward the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. (Contributed photo)
Students and staff members at Jackson-Roosevelt Elementary recently held a fundraiser called Pasta for Pennies. The program, through Olive Garden, is a fundraiser is for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and in an unprecedented amount of $3,718.... more
Concerns about how the Calhoun County Independent School District board of trustees and staff are spending the $65 million bond were expressed during an open discussion held Monday evening. At a special called meeting, approximately 11 people... more
2015 CHS State champion powerlifting team. (Photo by Kellie Whitaker)
By LANCE CATCHINGS Port Lavaca Wave    The Calhoun girls powerlifting team won an unprecedented tenth consecutive State Championship Friday at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi.  The Sandies were tied in point total with College Station at... more
Carl Ray, of Port O’Connor, at far left, used his boat to collect abandoned crab traps in San Antonio Bay during crab season closure Feb. 20 through March 1. Ray, who is a member of the Port O’Connor Coastal Conservation Association, has participated in the Texas Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Program since it began in 2002. (Contributed photo)
About 32,000 abandoned crab traps have been removed from the Texas bays since 2002 thanks to the Texas Crab Trap Removal Program, said Norman Boyd, San Antonio Bay ecosystem leader with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Coastal Fisheries... more
Singer/songwriter Nolan Derosia, 24, of Port Lavaca, plays a guitar he built in the style of instrumental guitarist Andy Timmons. Derosia produces original material and plays lead guitar for The Southern Drive Band out of Victoria. (Melony Overton/Wave photo)
Children ranging in age from 5 to 15 recently auditioned for The Snow Queen at the Port Lavaca Main Street Theatre, with all 38 who auditioned receiving a part. The play runs in June. (Contributed photo)
Ashley Barecky’s second grade class at Jackson-Roosevelt Elementary raised the most money for Olive Garden’s Pasta for Pennies fundraiser, bringing in $349.56. The entire school raised more than $3,000, which will go toward the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. (Contributed photo)
2015 CHS State champion powerlifting team. (Photo by Kellie Whitaker)
Carl Ray, of Port O’Connor, at far left, used his boat to collect abandoned crab traps in San Antonio Bay during crab season closure Feb. 20 through March 1. Ray, who is a member of the Port O’Connor Coastal Conservation Association, has participated in the Texas Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Program since it began in 2002. (Contributed photo)
Pictured is Gabriella Tims.
Pictured is Tims' project.
Pictured is Olivia Chen. (Contributed photos)
Pictured is Chen's project.

Teacher for a day

HJM Elementary School first grade students in Cheryl Marwitz’s class participated in a writing project. Each student was asked to describe what they would do if they were a teacher for a day.

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Obituaries

Margie (Margaret) Morris, 83, passed away March 19, 2015. She was born Sept. 23, 1931 in Ganado to the late Sam and Lucy Geryk Brothers.

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