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Critically endangered sea turtles hatch for first time on Texas beach

MAGNOLIA BEACH, Texas (Gray News) – A sea turtle nest with about 45 hatchling Kemp’s ridley eggs was discovered on a beach inside a bay in Texas. “This has never happened in modern times,” said Dr. Pamela Plotkin, director of Texas Sea Grant and sea turtle biologist. “Sea turtles typically nest on barrier island beaches in Texas and so seeing a turtle nest on a beach inside any bay is rare.”
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Rare sea turtle lays eggs on Texas beach for first time in modern history

MAGNOLIA BEACH, Calhoun County, Texas – In a miraculous event, the world's rarest species of sea turtles laid eggs and they recently hatched on a Texas beach. The event took place on Magnolia Beach, near Port Lavaca along Texas' southern coastline. “This has never happened in modern times,” Dr....
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Juneteenth celebrates unity, freedom

Those two words rang out loud and strong at the 2022 Juneteenth Celebration Saturday at George Adams Park. Legacy was the theme of the “Walk With Our Ancestors” Saturday morning as a crowd of nearly 30 people walked from the park to the Alice Wilkins School. As people...
PORT LAVACA, TX
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Aerial fireworks banned in unincorporated areas

Calhoun County commissioners approved a order banning aerial fireworks in unincorporated areas during a special meeting today. Calhoun County Judge said the county was keeping its burn ban in place during the court’s regular meeting. “Our numbers are rising daily,” he said. “It’s getting worse. The...
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Chambers named library volunteer of the year

Seventeen-year-old Braelynn Chambers was named the Calhoun County Library Volunteer of the Year for 2021. “Braelynn is a very helpful and attentive volunteer. She asks what needs to be done, or if we are busy at the moment, she knows the jobs that always need to be done and starts right away,” said Calhoun County Children’s Librarian Kelley Ashley. “She has a very sunny disposition. She’s always smiling and greets everyone that comes in.”
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