Rockport, TX 78382

Author: Katy Jackson

EveryDay Citizens Educating to Defeat Complacency

Lack of Communication Effects Rockport-Fulton High School

With the debacle of the Freeze in the rear view mirror, you would think the major communications problems would be over and we all can return to our regularly scheduled lives.  The answer to this for the students, teachers and staff of Rockport-Fulton High School is not yet. From a reliable source on the Aransas…
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Cold Weather Ahead

Communication is Critical

The Saturday February 13, 2021, Rockport Pilot had an above the  fold article about freezing weather coming to the area which was mainly a weather forecast along with information about roads and bridges from TXDOT – Corpus Christi.  In its Saturday February 17, 2021 edition, in its above the fold article, you can read about…
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Workforce Training Center Means Higher Property Taxes

The EDA grant being offered to Aransas County for the creation of a Workforce Training Center in conjunction with Del Mar College in Rockport, on the face, seems to be a good idea.  The Economic Development Council for the county worked hard to get this grant along with donations, in kind donations and other assistance…
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Not trustworthy

Another Leadership Failure

The Great State of Texas received its first allotment of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on December 14, 2020.  The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) had a plan for distribution of these vaccines along with the Moderna vaccines arriving in the following weeks and a plan for distribution of those.  The plan used by DSHS…
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Aransas County TX USA

Act Local – Think National

What are you doing in your towns, communities, counties to create change within your local governments?  Do you attend City Council or County Commissioners meetings and pay attention to what is said, who said it and possibly why?  Do you go even when the agenda is less than thrilling?  Maybe you cannot be as involved…
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Madison - Knowledge

All Politics is Local

In a change of pace, I am writing an opinion piece.  These opinions are my own and not those of the Aransas County Voters Coalition. I just returned from the Save America Rally in Washington, DC.  The love, respect, peace and excitement was contagious.  I saw people in wheelchairs, carrying newborns, using canes and pushing…
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