Mardi Gras, “Lighthouse Style”

MG_0The 26th annual Lighthouse Krewe Mardi Gras Parade commenced under beautiful blue skies on Saturday with nearly a hundred floats and vehicles inching down Highway 87 between cheering crowds lining both sides of the road. Beads and candy were flying through the air creating the festive atmosphere that is unique to this Bolivar Peninsula event. There were big floats, small floats, lots of


Whiting – Kings of the Surf

By Ed Snyder/Outdoors
Fishing reports advised that whiting were biting in the surf along Bolivar’s beachfront, so with nothing much happening anywhere else, a trip was quickly planned for some hopefully active surf fishing that would put a few whiting on the fish fry menu. Arriving in Rollover Pass area early the next morning, the open beach treated me to an amazing sunrise with


Great Backyard Bird Count

We invite you to participate! Simply tally the numbers and kinds of birds you see for at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count, February 12-15, 2016. You can count from any location, anywhere in the world! Click image for more information.

We invite you to participate! Simply tally the numbers and kinds of birds you see for at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count, February 12-15, 2016. You can count from any location, anywhere in the world! Click image for more information.


Large Item Debris Disposal Event

trashday0On Saturday February 27th, from 8:00 am to approximately 1:00 pm, Galveston County will be accepting debris, tires and brush. This will take place at Gregory Park, located at 900 Barbados, Crystal Beach. This is for the disposal of large items (furniture, yard waste, and tires) not normally picked up with the house hold garbage. No Household Garbage (kitchen waste) or Hazardous Materials (paints, batteries,


KBB says THANKS

Keep Bolivar Beautiful would like to say a big "Thank You" to Texas Crab Festival Charities for a $2000.00 grant donation for our community trailer project.  This donation will allow us to be able to provide various supplies and equipment to neighborhoods, the beach and various organizations to help keep the Bolivar Peninsula litter free and beautifully landscaped. Pictured: Left to Right - Carlis Cole, KBB President; Nelva Maxey, KBB Treasurer; Eve Bradford, TCFC Board Member; Brenda Flanagan, KBB VP

Keep Bolivar Beautiful would like to say a big “Thank You” to Texas Crab Festival Charities for a $2000.00 grant donation for our community trailer project. This donation will allow us to be able to provide various supplies and equipment to neighborhoods, the beach and various organizations to help keep the Bolivar Peninsula litter free and beautifully landscaped. Pictured: Left to Right – Carlis Cole, KBB President; Nelva Maxey, KBB Treasurer; Eve Bradford, TCFC Board Member; Brenda Flanagan, KBB VP


New Gadgets

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
I just knew fifty years ago that we had the newest gadgets known to man. For our wedding we received an electric coffee pot, electric skillet, an electric blender, (avocado green and I still have it), and a two-speed mixer. We were uptown! As I sit here going through the Bed Bath & Beyond flyer, Wow, have times changed. Ninja this and Ninja that, I thought


60 Something

GO_0209By Georgia Osten
I’ve heard there comes a time in life when you figure you should maybe slow down a bit, but I haven’t found it yet – Thank Goodness! All the preparations for company, a parade and a Super Bowl Party – oh my! We’ve had a whirlwind weekend. We invited our long-time friends/relatives down for Mardi Gras weekend. Actually, now that I stop to think


Origin of St. Valentine’s Day

BrendaBy Brenda Cannon Henley
History tells us that the story of Valentine’s Day begins in the third century with an oppressive Roman emperor and a humble Christian martyr. The emperor was Claudius II. The Christian was Valentinus. We of course, do not know for certain if this is the case, but this version has lasted through countless years and has been repeated from


Rollover Pass Fishing Report


Sorry to say, but Ed Snyder is moving away from Bolivar, and we will no longer be able to enjoy his weekly Rollover Pass fishing reports and great pictures. Thanks Ed, we wish you well.



NOAA Ocean Discovery Day

The staff of the NOAA Fisheries Service and Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary would like to invite the residents and visitors to the Bolivar peninsula to their annual open house.

The staff of the NOAA Fisheries Service and Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary would like to invite the residents and visitors to the Bolivar peninsula to their annual open house.


Charity BBQ Cookoff

PB-BBQ_0Calling all Cookoff Teams. The Pearl Beach Fourth Annual Charity BBQ Cookoff will be held at Texas Frog Fest Grounds, 1609 Highway 87, Crystal Beach, Texas, April 29 and 30. This event has been so popular, the organizers had to move to a larger venue. All proceeds are donated to charity. Friday night features a Beans competition, and live Entertainment by 3 Way Switch from


Rollover Tide Report

Tides for Rollover Pass, East Bay TX starting February 9, 2016.


Save the Date-August 6, 2016

Lions Club Golf Cart Poker Run, August 6, 2016. Stay tuned for more information.

Lions Club Golf Cart Poker Run, August 6, 2016. Stay tuned for more information

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