The First Baptist Church of Port O’Connor will hold its annual Sweetheart Banquet on Thursday, February 14. Bring your sweetheart and join us for a 10 ounce charcoal steak dinner complete with salad, dessert and drink served at your table. Door prizes and entertainment by “Gettin’ the Scoop on Love” by prize winning author, Marily […]
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Port O’Connor, Texas. A wonderful oasis on the Texas Gulf coast. Long considered The Best Kept Secret on the Gulf Coast, Port O’Connor is now known world-wide for fishing, hunting, birding, kayaking and the peaceful lifestyle enjoyed by those who have discovered the jewel of the Secret Coast.
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Sitting at my desk looking out of the window, I see another car pull into the parking lot without a Texas license plate. I ask myself “Where is this visitor from?” As they get out of their vehicle and come inside the Visitor Center to pick up free information, I’m always amazed by the variety […]
Every Tuesday afternoon the Port O’Connor Service Club serves lunch to area Senior Citizens, and each year residents look forward to the Christmas luncheon. This annual tradition began in 1980 when lunch was served in a room adjacent to the Fire Station. The popular event soon outgrew the facility, and thanks to the support of […]
It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon when the boats arrived at Clark’s Inn from Freeport. Port O’Connor residents enthusiastically helped with the unloading of toy-filled boats, and the amount of donated toys and bicycles was inspiring. Through the generosity of these participants, area children will receive new toys this Christmas. This was the 10th annual […]
The Port O’Connor Elementary PTO held it’s annual Halloween Carnival, Saturday, October 27th at the elementary school. This event remains their biggest and most profitable fundraiser. Proceeds from raffle sales help fund teacher training, student awards, the annual school-wide field trip, scholarships and various school projects. The Carnival kicked off with the Halloween Costume contest. […]
Port O’Connor was voted by readers of the Victoria Advocate as the “Best Fishing Spot” for 2012. Well, duh! We all know that Port O’Connor excels as a fishing destination. Just watch the number of boats coming into town on any given Friday and you have instant proof someone likes the fishing here. Seriously, we […]
For several weeks, the staff of PortOConnor.com had seen glimpses of perhaps the most unique water vessel to grace our shores. A boat that not only performed well in shallow water, but which was drivable onto dry land. On August 26th, we got the privilege of not only seeing this amphibious boat up close, but […]
Labor Day typically symbolizes the end of summer. The kids are back in school, and summer vacations are over. The holiday officially honors our workforce, but most people take time off work to enjoy the fellowship of friends and family. It’s the last long weekend of the summer. Spending time in Port O’Connor is a […]
The Port O’Connor Visitor Center had it’s official opening on July 31, 2012. Novusweb president, Bret Williams, thanked everyone for coming, giving thanks to those who have contributed to the acquisition, design and remodeling of the center: Roger and Karen Krause, Paul McGee, Jim and Linda Butler, and Joe and Michelle Tennison. Williams gave special […]
Eighteen-year-old Ryan Smith of Portland, Texas reeled in the winning marlin at the annual Poco Bueno Invitational Fishing Tournament. The fish, brought in by the Dona Ken, weighed in at 493.5 pounds with a length of 112 inches. According to the Victoria Advocate, this year was the first time Smith fished the Poco Bueno. With […]