Category Archives: Outdoors

Coastal Bend Braces For Cold Temperatures This Weekend and Early Next Week

Corpus Christi and the Coastal Bend are bracing for some of the coldest weather that the area has seen in years and it is expected to hit over the weekend into the early part of next week. Forecasters with the National Weather Service Office in Corpus Christi say that a strong cold front will move through South Texas tonight with

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San Patricio County Game Wardens Arrest Illegal hunter On Private Property

San Patricio County Game Wardens arrested one individual Sunday evening for illegally hunting on private property.  Texas Game Wardens were alerted to the situation when the landowner contacted them Sunday evening with suspicions that somebody was hunting on their property. When they arrived they discovered the suspect had killed three-white tail deer.  The suspect was charged with multiple felonies and

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Corpus Christi, we have a tourism problem and we only pretend that we know how to fix it

Matt Pierce Briscoe You can’t give the reality that Texas is open for business—new and old. Business insiders are now proclaiming San Antonio to be the “Chicago of Texas,” culturally rich San Antonio. Publications such as Forbes, Business Insider, Entrepreneur Magazine, have called the city “America’s next boom town”and they have noted how the city is attracting new grads, entrepreneurs

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Delta brings some flooding and other problems to the Corpus Christi area

Officials with the City of Corpus Christi have temporarily closed Access Road 2 this evening due to impacts from Hurricane Delta in Corpus Christi.  As the storm made landfall near Creole, Louisiana on Friday conditions here in Corpus Christi remained hazardous due to debris that has washed up from high tide. The city says that crews will assess the road

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How “18 Test Tubes” back in the 1970s helped lead to oyster cultivation along the Texas Gulf Coast

Scientists back in the 1970s helped lay the groundwork for a modern mariculture industry that will now include Texas oysters.

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Tropical Storm Watch Issued For Much Of The Texas Coast

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for most of the Texas Coast and has now officially given the area of low pressure the designation of Tropical Depression #8. Throughout the day we saw gradual strengthening of the area of low pressure and not all of the models predicted that right off the bat. It is

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Corpus Christi Athletic Club Reports At Least Three Positive Cases Of COVID-19 Over The Past Week

The popular Corpus Christi Athletic Club has reported at least three cases of COVID-19 at that facility within the past week. In a letter sent to members and staff officials there advised that there had been two additional employees of the club test positive for COVId-19 and that the club was in the process of conducting contact tracing. The letter

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Abbott Announces Significant Changes To Reopening Of Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a new executive order Friday to close bars at 12 p.m. Friday. The order also limits restaurants to 50% capacity starting Monday in order to help prevent further spread of COVID-19. “As I said from the start, if the positivity rate rose above 10%, the State of Texas would take further action,” Gov. Abbott said

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What does changing a couple of traffic lights near a popular beach mean these days? Apparently more than you might think.

Texas is open for business and and for recreation and people are taking full advantage of the opportunity to get out and play. That means that not only are they out and about spending their money and spreading the wealth, some debate that they are out spreading coronavirus, too. But another impact of everybody being out and about is traffic.

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“COPS” Has Officially Been Sacked

The popular television show “COPS” has officially been canned by Paramount Networks. “‘Cops’ is not on the Paramount Network and we don’t have any current or future plans for it to return,” a Paramount Network spokesperson said in a statement. The original decision to hold  “Cops” was spurred by nationwide protests against police brutality following the killing of George Floyd

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