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
Longtime Young Plumbing Company employee Kenneth Kirchner, of Port Lavaca, answers the phone at the plumbing/heating/cooling business located at 603 W. West Austin St. (Melony Overton/Wave photo)
Harold Young, 69, of Young Plumbing Company, of Port Lavaca, has been faithful to the family business his parents started since it began in 1956. Gladen “O.G” and Florene Bales Young started the plumbing/heating/cooling business in their home. When... more
From left Braelynn Stinson, 12, Sumaya Stinson, 9, and Laurynn Stinson, 7, perform for the first time as the Pilgrim’s Christian Church Praise Dance team Saturday during the annual Black History Month program. The theme was “Talent from our City.” (Melony Overton/Wave photo)
“Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us, sing a song full of the hope that the present has brought us; facing the rising sun of our new day begun, let us march on ‘til victory is won.”-Chorus from the “Negro National Anthem... more
Melvino, portrayed by Aaron Rider, practices his juggling while touring Port Lavaca last week promoting the circus, which will be in town March 5. (Kayla Meyer/Wave photo)
Spend a day under the big top. The circus is headed to town. Complete with tigers, elephants and performers from around the world, The Kelly Miller Circus will be stopping in Port Lavaca Thursday, March 5 for one day. The event is sponsored by the... more
Hailey Mang, a ninth grade student at Calhoun High School, right, attempts to text while driving in a simulator. Gary Pflughaupt, with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Services, brought the program to the high school last week to show students the dangers of distracted driving. (Kayla Meyer/Wave photo)
Hailey Mang sat buckled into a simulator Thursday morning, gripping the steering wheel with one hand and her cellphone in the other. Provided through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and State Farm Insurance, Mang and many other Calhoun High... 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)
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)
Longtime Young Plumbing Company employee Kenneth Kirchner, of Port Lavaca, answers the phone at the plumbing/heating/cooling business located at 603 W. West Austin St. (Melony Overton/Wave photo)
From left Braelynn Stinson, 12, Sumaya Stinson, 9, and Laurynn Stinson, 7, perform for the first time as the Pilgrim’s Christian Church Praise Dance team Saturday during the annual Black History Month program. The theme was “Talent from our City.” (Melony Overton/Wave photo)
Melvino, portrayed by Aaron Rider, practices his juggling while touring Port Lavaca last week promoting the circus, which will be in town March 5. (Kayla Meyer/Wave photo)
Hailey Mang, a ninth grade student at Calhoun High School, right, attempts to text while driving in a simulator. Gary Pflughaupt, with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Services, brought the program to the high school last week to show students the dangers of distracted driving. (Kayla Meyer/Wave photo)

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