America’s Pastime

ballpark-0Bring on the baseball players and fans – the PSP fields are getting ready for some games. Opening Day is April 1st…no fools about it. The fences are up, the dugouts and bleachers are in place, and the scoreboard is ready to shine. The infield mix is being spread for the running lanes and pitcher’s mound. And the sponsor banners line the outfield fence in support of our teams, giving it all that real

Four Pats for St. Patrick’s Day

4Pats-0y Linda Elissalde
Daisy and Dewey Jones threw a wonderful St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon in their charming octagon shaped house that sports a spectacular view of the Gulf of Mexico. The Irish theme was carried out in decorations, favors, gifts and delicious Irish dishes. It was an amazing celebration, especially when you consider the fact that neither

2017 Texas Crab Festival T-Shirt Design Contest Features Amazing Local Talent

TShirt-0Texas Crab Festival Charities is excited to announce the Winner of the 2017 Texas Crab Festival T-Shirt Design Contest. All the entries were phenomenal this year, but after much deliberation a decision was made. First Place and $100 goes to Philomena “Mena” Baldwin of Beaumont. Outstanding artwork was also submitted from Bolivar artists Ellen Simon and Patti Hagstrom. All of these

RE/MAX presents check to Texas Childrens Hospital

RE/MAX On The Water presented check to CMN-Texas Children's Hospital which was proceeds from Golf Tournament. Thank you to all the players and sponsors who made this possible.

RE/MAX On The Water presented a check to CMN-Texas Children’s Hospital, proceeds from the Golf Tournament. Thank you to all the players and sponsors who made this possible.

Rockin’ Good Time at The Gallery

bonnie-0Bonnie Blue was hanging out at The Gallery on Saturday entertaining stoppers by with her Rockin Caricatures. We gathered pictures of the Grands in hope she would have time to capture their likenesses on her river rocks. What talent! We left with a heavy batch of rocks. One as a birthday gift for our 3 year old, otherwise known as Number 6. For Easter, I’ll mail three more of the portrait rocks to

Marion “Reno” Franklin Carpenter Sr

CarpenterMarion “Reno” Franklin Carpenter Sr. (b. May 31, 1941) passed away March 14, 2017 at his home in Port Bolivar, Texas from pancreatic cancer. He was 75. A memorial service, conducted by Mr. John Allums, was held at the Port Bolivar Volunteer Fire Department firehouse on Loop 108 of the Bolivar Peninsula at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 18. Marion Carpenter, known to most as Reno, was born

GC ESD#2 Job Posting – District General Manager

GCESD-0The District General Manager is a salaried, full-time benefit eligible position who serves as the single executive officer of the Galveston County Emergency Services District No. 2 (“District”). The General Manager is appointed by, serves at the pleasure of, and reports to the District’s Board of Commissioners and has a broad responsibility for the safe, effective and efficient administration of

Gentleness is oft missing in this day and age

BrendaBy Brenda Cannon Henley
Gentleness is the next word in the list given in Galatians 5 describing the fruits of the Spirit of God. We have already determined that every Christian that walks worthy of his calling should strive to embody these nine fruits in their life, but some are harder to grasp than others. I have put off writing about “gentleness” because I simply was not

Leave Only Footprints

GO_0321-1By Georgia Osten
I’m so lonesome, I could cry. Lonesome – NOT, but I could cry when I look at what they left behind. Talking with a neighbor about Spring Break on Sunday, he told me he had to retreat into the sanctity of his home to get away from the speeding down his street. It absolutely makes your blood boil. What will it take? Someone getting

Texas Crab Festival Golf Tournament

Golf-0We are excited to announce the Texas Crab Festival Golf Tournament to be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017. This is the weekend before the start of the Festival, and serves to kick off Festival Week. Tee it up with your friends and help improve the lives of the residents of Bolivar Peninsula. This event is hosted by Texas Crab Festival Charities, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that serves to improve the lives of those

Upcoming Events

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 Sunday, March 26
Concealed Handgun Class

 Friday, March 31
Crenshaw 8th Grade Fundraiser

 Saturday, April 1
Support a local Missionary-Sarah Schultz

 Saturday, April 1
2nd Annual Chamber of Commerce Casino Night

 Saturday, April 8
PSP Watermelon Crawl

 Every Saturday in April
BBQ Lunch with all the fixins

 Sunday, April 16
Crystal Beach EASTER Son-Rise Service

 Tuesday-Saturday, April 18-22
2017 Beach Ride and Drive with Horses Adventure

 Saturday, April 29
Low Cost Pet Vaccinations

 Saturday, April 29
Bolivar Lions Stingaree Saltwater Slam

 Saturday-Sunday, April 29-30
Crystal Beach Disc Dog Event

 Saturday, May 6
Texas Crab Festival Golf Tournament

 Friday, July 7
Jerry & Friends Full Moon Party on the beach

Beach Ride and Drive with Horses

horse-0The 2017 Beach Ride and Drive with Horses adventure is approaching. From April 18-22, participants from all over North America, including as far as Idaho, Alberta, and British Columbia, will set their sights on the beaches of Bolivar. They will spend five days with their horses, campers, and carriages camping out on the beaches, enjoying music and good times, and riding along the shores

Crystal Beach Disc Dog event changes date and adds Whippet Dog competitions

DiscDogs_0Come out and support our four-legged fur friends at the Crystal Beach Disc Dog Event the last weekend in April at Gregory Park. This year the format is expanded to include the Ashley Whippet Invitational (AWI), in addition to the Skyhoundz Discdogathon Qualifier and Crystal Beach Disc Dog Fun in the Sun. On Saturday, April 29, watch these amazing Whippet dog and owner teams compete

Casino Night Comes Back to Bolivar

casino_0The Bolivar Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is excited to host their second annual Casino Night! The event will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Coconuts in Crystal Beach. Doors open at 6 pm. Please come out and join us for a fun-filled evening of casino games, raffles, delicious food, cocktails, and fabulous prizes! Tickets are $25 per person. For more information,

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