Contact Us


Publisher: Murray W. Judson
Email: murray@portasouthjetty.com

Editor and Co-Publisher: Mary Henkel Judson
Email: editor@portasouthjetty.com

Advertising director: Keith Petrus
E-mail: ads@portasouthjetty.com

Classified Ad Director: Vivian Carlson
Email: classifiedads@portasouthjetty.com

Ad Production Chief: Elizabeth K. Weaver
Email: displayads@portasouthjetty.com

News Editor: Dan Parker
Email: dan@portasouthjetty.com

Reporter-Photographer: Joshua Guenther
E-mail: reporter@portasouthjetty.com

Staff Writer: Vivian Carlson
E-mail: news@portasouthjetty.com

Bookkeeping: Dianne Null
Email: dianne@portasouthjetty.com

Circulation Manager: Kelli Hartig
E-mail: subscriptions@portasouthjetty.com

Office Hours & Submissions

Call, FAX  or e-mail us
Phone: (361) 749-5131 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
FAX: (361) 749-5137

For subscription information or changes of address:

For classified ad information:

For display advertising information:

For news/editorial submissions or questions:

Submit photos to:

To Write A Letter To The Editor:

Letters may be mailed to:
P.O. Box 1117
Port Aransas, TX 78373
or e-mailed to:

Deadline: Monday 12 Noon
Publication the week letters are received is not guaranteed

Letters Policy

  • Letters to the editor should be limited to about 300 words and contain a full name and/or valid signature and mailing address,  day and evening telephone numbers where the writer may be reached
  • Names of persons writing letters will not be withheld from publication
  • Unsigned letters will not be published
  • Only two letters per person per four week period
  • Letters endorsing or opposing political candidates are political advertising and should be taken to the advertising department
  • All letters are subject to editing
  • Letters of complaint about private businesses will be forwarded to the business and will not be published
  • “Thank you” letters are classified advertising and should go to the classified ad department
  • Write us
    P.O. Box 1117, 141 W. Cotter, Port Aransas, Texas 78373

Obituary Policy

  • All obituaries must be submitted by licensed funeral homes.

Free Obituaries

  • The name, age and city of residence of the deceased, connection to Port Aransas if not a resident, date and place of death; day, date, time and place of funeral service; names of survivors in immediate family, work and military service may be included as well as a “head and shoulders” photo of the deceased.
  • Information for free obituaries should be sent to: editor@portasouthjetty.com

Paid Obituaries

  • Obituaries that include information in addition to the free obituary will be published at regular advertising rates.
  • Information for paid obituaries should be sent to: displayads@portasouthjetty.com

Deadline is noon Monday, although every effort will be made to include obituaries submitted after the deadline in the next edition.

For more information, call (361) 749-5131.