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  1. New pastor understands young parents, FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | The Countywide

    ... listening, it all clicked together the way it was supposed to be," Knapp said. She comes to Karnes City from Point Comfort and Lolita, having served two small churches at the same time in that area. It's her ninth year serving as a church pastor. ...

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  2. Former port board member arrested againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... and Calhoun County for the Victoria Advocate. She may be reached at jpriest@vicad.com or 361-580-6521. POINT COMFORT - After interviewing candidates for a maximum of five minutes each behind closed doors, the Calhoun Port Authority appointed a f One ...

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  3. Formosa fined for environmental violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... projects. Records show Formosa released almost 4,000 pounds of vinyl chloride monomer from its facility in Point Comfort over about an eight-hour period May 6, 2015. It was supposed to report the release to the state May 7, 2015, but did not do so ...

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  4. Calhoun sheriff pursues man for illegal dumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... were spilled the morning of Aug. 23 and left near the northbound lanes of SH 35 just past the causeway in Point Comfort. Jessica Priest reports on the environment and Calhoun County for the Victoria Advocate. She may be reached at jpriest@vicad.com ...

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  5. Couple celebrates milestones in life, loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... first ministered at Papalote Baptist Mission in Skidmore in 1951. He ministered at churches in Stephenville, Point Comfort and La Marque, and for about 10 years, had a daily TV segment of short devotionals, called "Strength for Today." The first ...

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  6. One to be added to Calhoun Port Authority boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    A Panamax cargo vessel sits in the ship/barge dock at the Calhoun Port Authority in Point Comfort. A continuous ship loader sits on tracks on an adjacent port.

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  7. Victoria AdvocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    A Panamax cargo vessel sits in the ship/barge dock at the Calhoun Port Authority in Point Comfort. A continuous ship loader sits on tracks on an adjacent port.

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  8. Calhoun port board continues on path of secrecyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    Calhoun Port Authority Board Chairman Randy Boyd, middle left, speaks with Port Director Charles Hausmann before a special meeting May 24 in Point Comfort. During the meeting, the board voted 3-3 to fire Blake Farenthold.

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  9. Increase in traffic fatalities, serious injuries should be a wake-up callRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... and their families suffer. Another traffic story Sunday reported the dangerous influx of vehicle crashes in Point Comfort near the intersection of SH 35 and Farm-to-Market Road 1593. In 2017, there were 41 crashes in the area. But officials say the ...

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  10. Point Comfort besieged by trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Traffic creeping from the Formosa Plastics plant is backed up on Farm-to-Market Road 1593 near SH 35 in Point Comfort. A line of traffic crawling from the Formosa Plastics plant is backed up on Farm-to-Market Road 1593 in Point Comfort. Traffic ...

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  11. September 01, 2017By Joseph ChangMassive US petchem capacities...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | ICIS Chemical Business Americas

    ... said Ray. Formosa Plastics USA on 29 August said it is making progress with facility assessment at its Point Comfort, Texas, site with limited in-plant utilities in operation. Regular employee work schedules commenced on that evening "at reduced ...

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  12. Judge's ruling keeps Texas open meetings lawsuit aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... discussed." The board will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday at the port's office, 2313 Farm-to-Market Road 1593 in Point Comfort. The case's next hearing will be by telephone on Sept. 4. During that meeting, the newspaper's attorney, John Griffin, will ask ...

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  13. Behind closed doors, Calhoun Port Authority Board to discuss board appointmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... will also meet in closed session at 9 a.m. Thursday at the port's office, 2313 Farm-to-Market Road 1593 in Point Comfort, to discuss a lease, a business prospect and a Texas Open Meetings Act lawsuit it faces. It will only meet in open session, ...

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  14. Company dumps plastic pellets near Port Lavaca causewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    A company en route to Formosa Plastics Corporation's Point Comfort plant pulled into a Texas Department of Transportation weigh station in Calhoun County on Thursday morning and emptied its truck of any remaining plastic pellets before getting more from Formosa. Formosa Spokesman Steve Marwitz confirmed this after rumors began circulating Friday afternoon that Formosa was responsible.

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  15. Point Comfort City Council extends interim police chief's hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    Point Comfort City Council members took no action to select permanent replacements Monday for two key positions in the city government. The council voted unanimously instead to give its interim police chief, Troy Baxter, more hours in the work week to comply with state requirements.

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  16. Group forms to protect Lavaca BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... as Formosa, have moved in, obtaining permits through the state of Texas to discharge wastewater into the bay. POINT COMFORT - For as long as he can remember, Jack Gandie has fished the part of Lavaca Bay closest to Alcoa. Congress authorized the ...

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  17. Business RoundupRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2018 | Chemical & Engineering News

    ... 100 employees will be affected. Formosa says it will serve customers from its bigger, more efficient plant in Point Comfort, Texas. BASF will spend close to $12 million to expand its capacity for isoindoline yellow pigments by about 70%. The firm ...

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  18. Woman injured in wreck near Formosa identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    A Texas City woman was flown to a Houston hospital with injuries Thursday morning after a three-vehicle wreck near Formosa Plastics. Sgt. Ruben San Miguel, with the Texas Department of Public Safety, said the wreck happened at 6:42 a.m. July 26 on Farm-to-Market Road 1593 and Gate 5 of Formosa Plastics in Point Comfort.

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  19. Plastics manufacturing company closing Delaware facilityRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2018 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Officials with Formosa Plastics Corp. say operations at its site in Delaware City will cease by September, with site decommissioning expected to be completed by the end of the year. The company says production of polyvinyl chloride resin will shift to a newer and more cost-efficient plant in Point Comfort, Texas.

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  20. Formosa closing Delaware facility, moving operations there to Point ComfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    Formosa Plastics Corp. is closing operations at its site in Delaware City and says production of polyvinyl chloride resin from that plant will shift to a newer and more cost-efficient plant in Point Comfort, Texas. Formosa Plastics Corp. is closing operations at its site in Delaware City and says production of polyvinyl chloride resin from that plant will shift to a newer and more cost-efficient plant in Point Comfort, Texas.

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