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Port Aransas News Roundup
“Home to beloved restaurants, shops and hotels, Texas’ Gulf Coast bore the brunt of a Category 4 hurricane two weeks ago, before the storm moved east, ravaging most of Houston….”
“Texans who live near areas where Hurricane Harvey first made landfall two weeks ago are still dealing with their own heartache.
Folks in the small town are not wasting any time rebuilding the coastal community, but the emotional toll still is sinking in…”
“Port Aransas was one of the hardest hit Texas towns when Hurricane Harvey made landfall.
More than two weeks after the storm, the town remains unrecognizable covered in rubble and debris.
Hurricane Harvey was still gaining strength when it hit the Texas Gulf Coast with winds of 130 to 140 miles per hour…”
“A Texas city near where Hurricane Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 storm has suffered damage to nearly all of its businesses and is without power, water and telephone service, officials said Sunday…”
“Earlier this week, I wrote about Hurricane Harvey’s impact on the small coastal community of Port Aransas and my beloved memories of spending summers there growing up. As soon as I published it, my inbox flooded with emails from people who had similar fond memories of this little town, solidifying my belief that there really is something special about this place. The Port Aransas and Mustang Island Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau shared it on its Facebook page, and readers instantly shared their memories of Port Aransas….”
“Edwin Myers, the owner of the Shorty’s, told KRIS-TV that six inches of water inundated the bar, damaging bottle coolers and the flooring. But a construction crew came in an repaired the building in about five days…”