Tag: Port Mansfield

Major dredging project kicks off at Port Mansfield

PORT MANSFIELD — With the channel silting up at times to just three feet, there were times offshore fishing boats, commercial trawlers and sailboats...

Hanna’s winds wreak damage, heavy rains spur little flooding

PORT MANSFIELD — Residents Monday continued to dig out of soggy wreckage after Hurricane Hanna tore into this tiny fishing village late Saturday afternoon,...

$14.6 million awarded to dredge Port Mansfield Channel

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) announced that the Army Corps awarded $14.6 million in funding for pipeline dredging at the Port Mansfield Channel in...

Redfish on the flats

By LYNN FRIZZELL, Special to the VMS There was an old bearded commercial fisherman at a table in the tiny café. We were eating supper...

Man faces federal charges in killing of sea turtle

Federal charges were filed on Thursday against a man found to be in possession of Atlantic Green Sea Turtle parts on South Padre Island. Baldemar...