Autism Speaks’ Light It Up Blue campaign begins April 2, which is World Autism Awareness Day, and it coincides with Autism Awareness Month. Local porch lights are replaced with blue bulbs and yards are decorated with blue lights to promote autism awareness. (Wave file photo)
By MELONY OVERTON PORT LAVACA WAVE   April is National Autism Awareness Month.  Each April 2, which is World Autism Awareness Day, Leslie Machicek, of Point Comfort, replaces her porch light with a blue bulb in observance of Autism Speaks’ Light It... more
Chad Odom recently began as Port Lavaca’s new economic development director. Odom said he is excited about the opportunities available in the city. (Contributed photo)
By KAYLA MEYER PORT LAVACA WAVE   In Port Lavaca for a week, Chad Odom has hit the ground running. Odom, who is the city’s new economic development director, is excited about opportunities in Port Lavaca. In his new position, he will be tasked with... more
Dee Gonzales, owner of Your Furry-Godmother Mobile Grooming Spa, not pictured, runs a mobile/salon dog grooming service from her van. Gonzales serves Calhoun and Jackson counties. (Contributed photo)
By MELONY OVERTON PORT LAVACA WAVE   Dee Gonzales, 19, took her experience as a dog groomer and started her own business, a traveling dog grooming service called Your Furry-Godmother Mobile Grooming Spa. Gonzales, who lives part time in Calhoun and... 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)
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
Autism Speaks’ Light It Up Blue campaign begins April 2, which is World Autism Awareness Day, and it coincides with Autism Awareness Month. Local porch lights are replaced with blue bulbs and yards are decorated with blue lights to promote autism awareness. (Wave file photo)
Chad Odom recently began as Port Lavaca’s new economic development director. Odom said he is excited about the opportunities available in the city. (Contributed photo)
Dee Gonzales, owner of Your Furry-Godmother Mobile Grooming Spa, not pictured, runs a mobile/salon dog grooming service from her van. Gonzales serves Calhoun and Jackson counties. (Contributed photo)
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)

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Sage Flores picks off a runner at first with a throw from Logan Nicholson. (Photo by Kellie Whitaker)

By LANCE CATCHINGS

Port Lavaca Wave 

 

Errors cost the Calhoun varsity baseball team in a 7-2 district loss to Angleton Tuesday night. 

Obituaries

Ronnie D. Lafosse entered into rest March 14, 2015 at the age of 56. He was born Feb. 11, 1959 to the late Foster Lafosse and Leona Peshoff Lafosse in Lake Charles, La.

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