Go Topless Weekend (For Jeeps)

jeep-00The 10th Annual Jeeps Go Topless Weekend was a roaring event here on Bolivar Peninsula. Jeeps, jeeps, and more jeeps rolled into town…some were old, some were new, some were huge, and some were modest. But all were Jeeps and Jeep lovers coming together for this world wide event celebrating America’s classic. The jeeps lined the beach for miles, so packed that traffic was almost at a standstill

Five Guys Celebrate 15 Years

5guys-00The Guys did it again…the colorful canopies were packed, the crawfish was boiling, the games were booming, and the crowds were having a great time! The 15th Annual Five Guys Party was a success again this year. The huge shin-dig is held every year on the weekend after Mother’s Day at Mickey Nelson’s house in Driftwood Subdivision. Crawfish and BBQ was provided as all the party-goers brought

Have a Pyro-Weekend

pyro_0Fireworks aren’t only for the 4th of July these days. New state law now allows fireworks sales for Memorial weekend. Stop by Pyroshack Fireworks for all of your thunderous lighting excitement! Pyroshack is now in its 7th year selling quality fireworks in Crystal Beach, thanks to owners Dick and Debbie Lambing. Pyroshack Fireworks will be open this Wednesday, May 24 through midnight

County Judge meets with Driftwood Homeownersko

driftwood-0The Driftwood Subdivision Homeowners Association invited County Judge Mark Henry to their annual meeting on Saturday to meet with the property owners and to discuss issues that affect Bolivar Peninsula. Also attending was Clayton Comeaux, Bolivar Road & Bridge Supervisor. HOA President Everett Johnson welcomed Judge Henry and Mr. Comeaux, then asked the judge to comment on

Farmer Ben

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
As many of you know I love flowers, bulbs, seeds, someone else’s yard, you know what I mean. Our friend Ben has been trying to work with several of us in the park for wheels. He is trying to teach us veggies 101, from seed to produce. “Here is what you need to know”, is his favorite saying, and we stare at him like a deer in the head lights. We are

And the greatest of these is love…

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
A friend of mine, whom I love, admire, and respect, asked me recently if I had read a short sermon or booklet by Rev. Henry Drummond. I had not, but because he was so consumed with what he had read and learned from this old scholar, I looked him up and ordered two books with his messages printed in them. I find him quite


GO_0408By Georgia Osten
There’s nothing like having a couple dozen people trapped in your beach house for the weekend! Family from Colorado plus my immediate family from League City were down for the weekend. Actually, they were here explicitly for the BBQ Cookoff in our neighborhood. Game players are we all! Their favorite game is a game played with two decks

How to Make Hummingbird Nectar

hummer-0Hummingbirds may be some of the smallest birds in the world, but fluttering those tiny wings can be quite a workout. Flapping away at up to 90 beats per second burns up calories fast; to maintain their momentum, hummingbirds need to eat—a lot! To satisfy their speedy metabolisms, these busy birds consume half their body weight in bugs and nectar, feeding every 10-15 minutes and visiting

Tax Payment Due

GCTOThe last day for disaster, senior, disabled person and vet third quarter installment for 2016 property taxes is due by May 31st. Also, the second half of the split or half payment installment is due June 30th. Avoid hefty penalty and interest and make those payments on time! Payments may be mailed or left in GCTO drop boxes, paid online (www.galcotax.com) via electronic check

Texas Supreme Court unanimously sides with County Judge in Legal dispute with District Judge

supremecourt-0The Texas Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion Friday siding with Galveston County Judge Mark Henry in a long-running legal battle with 56th District Court Judge Lonnie Cox. The original lawsuit, filed by Judge Cox, challenged Judge Henry over a staffing and salary dispute, costing taxpayers over a million dollars in legal costs. The opinion states Cox “encroached on the county’s

Upcoming Events

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 Saturday, June 3
Share The Pain Fundraiser

 Wednesday, June 7
CPR Class Schedule

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

 Saturday, July 22
Ladies Casting for Conservation

Summer jobs at Anahuac Wildlife Refuge

anahuac-0Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge is offering summer employment for young women and men ages 15 to 18. Crew members will work 40 hours per week for $7.25 an hour starting June 5 through July 28. Work will be conducted outside and can be physically demanding. Typical duties will include trail/butterfly garden maintenance, erosion abatement, fence construction, clerical work, and

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