The tenth anniversary of Warrior’s Weekend is fast approaching. The annual event swells the population and the hearts of all who travel to Port O’Connor to honor our wounded veterans. Anyone who has attended comes away with a profound sense that the people of South Texas are some of the most patriotic and generous soles […]
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First Poco Fest® Music Festival Coming to Port O’Connor Port O’Connor, Texas — As excitement is mounting for the 2016 Poco Bueno Fishing Tournament, we are pleased to announce a fun way that will enhance the experience: Poco Fest®, a distinctive coastal music festival with exciting Texas entertainment. Headliners for the festival include: Kevin Fowler, […]
The Tenth Anniversary Warrior’s Weekend event will take place the weekend of May 20 -22, 2016. Founded in 2007, Warrior’s Weekend is a non-profit, 501 (c) 3 Corporation dedicated to the support of veterans of The United States of America with an emphasis on those wounded in The Global War on Terrorism. This is accomplished […]
Flipkey.com, a TripAdvisor company, compiled a list of the most researched and most talked about vacation rental getaway locations on the Texas Gulf Coast and Port O’Connor was recognized as the “Most Affordable” destination. Their “Most Affordable” destinations were chosen based on an average weekly price of a two bedroom vacation rental property in the […]
The community is coming together once again to support a great project. The construction of a new library and learning center. Friends of the Port O’Connor Library, Inc., a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization was formed to raise money and awareness for this initiative. Port O’Connor needs a new library and learning center; they have simply […]
Warrior’s Weekend is just around the corner, and the Port O’Connor community is excited to welcome our heroes and treat them to a fishing experience. The event will kick off on Friday, May 16, at 9:30am, when the arrival of the first group is welcomed at the Houston Intercontinental Airport. A caravan will escort the warriors […]
Spaghetti Dinner at Community Center Please join your neighbors and friends at the Port O’Connor Community Center, Friday, April 25. The Friends of Port O’Connor Library will present their plans for a new community library and learning center. Dinner will be served from 6:00 – 6:45p and the presentation will follow. Boggy Clean-Up Saturday, April […]
Over the last week you may have noticed crews arriving in Port O’Connor. Cotton Logistics moved in to provide camp management support for the crews working to access the environmental impact of the recent oil spill in Galveston Bay.
Barge Accident Saturday, March 22, a barge, owned by Houston-based Kirby Inland Marine Corp, was traveling the Houston Ship Channel when struck by a ship. The barge was transporting about 924,000 gallons of oil. The unfortunate result was an estimated 168,000 gallons of oil leaking into Galveston Bay. Emergency crews worked to contain the oil, and […]
Several boats participated in the Port O’Connor Chamber of Commerce Lighted Boat Parade, despite the cold temperature. The parade started at Froggies and ended at the judges tent in Caracol. To all of the participants, thank you. This is a wonderful annual event and a great way to kick-off the holiday.