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CALHOUN COUNTY


Calhoun CountyCalhoun County is a coastal county on the mid-Texas coast where U.S. Highway 87 begins and the Guadalupe River ends. Organized in 1846, Calhoun County consists of 540 square miles. It is bordered from the southwest to the southeast by major inland bays and the Gulf of Mexico with more than 560 miles of coastline. — calhouncotex.org



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Calhoun County Calhoun County Appraisal District
Calhoun County School District Calhoun County Clerk's Office
City of Port Lavaca Port Lavaca Chamber of Commerce
Port O'Connor Port O'Connor Chamber of Commerce
Calhoun County Sheriff's office Seadrift Chamber of Commerce

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Raymond Butler has spent a lifetime living on the bay and has seen many sunrises. He said Thursday’s sunrise over Lavaca Bay in Port Lavaca was different.

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Formosa Plastics Corp. was recently fined more than $20,000 for not reporting by deadline that it had released contaminants into the air in 2015 and for failing to prevent a similar release the following year.

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POINT COMFORT – After interviewing candidates for a maximum of five minutes each behind closed doors, the Calhoun Port Authority appointed a former Alcoa mechanic, Johnny J. Perez, to the board.

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Victoria Electric Co-Op customers in Port O’Connor were without power Wednesday morning.

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Candidates for a vacancy on the Calhoun Port Authority board say they don’t have an opinion on whether former congressman Blake Farenthold should be the port’s lobbyist.

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Farmer Danny May will lose between $35 and $70 per acre of cotton he harvested this year because the value of the crop has dropped.

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Port O’Connor All-American Family Fun Day will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 15 at King Fisher Beach. The event is hosted by the Port O’Connor Community Service Club. Activities include games, prizes and ice cream provided by the ladies of the club. Bring your own lunch.PORT LAVACA – Calho…