UMW Bake Sale Bonanza

By Linda Elissalde
The United Methodist Women (UMW) of Bay Vue United Methodist Church served up a BAKESALE BONANZA on Saturday, March 16th. Homemade pies, cakes, and cookies flew off the tables as buyers lined up for scrumptious delectables. Windy weather did not stop folk from shopping and buying the goods. UMC volunteers worked


Mary Raney, Person of the Year 2019

By Linda Elissalde
“Nothing shall separate me from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
Mary Raney was the unanimous choice for Bay Vue United Methodist Church’s Person Of The Year. Her faith and service to church, family, community and friends made her a perfect selection for 2019. Mary, husband Frank and family


Recreational Boating Safety – Anchors Aweigh!

By Bob Currie, Vessel Examiner
The US Coast Guard Vessel Safety Check (VSC) is an annual program. If your boat passes a VSC, we award a VSC decal that is attached to the port side of your boat. The decal has a year number on it and is a different color each year. This allows our patrol boats to recognize that a boat has undergone and passed a safety inspection by


Annual Awards Banquet Nominations

The Bolivar Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for Citizen of the Year, Educator of the Year, Business of the Year, and Volunteer of the Year. It’s that time of year again to nominate and honor our 2018 Businesses and People who help make our communities grow and prosper! Awards will be presented at the upcoming Annual Awards Banquet at


I lost …

By Georgia Osten
So, as I’m so diligently cleaning my blinds, a task I’ve been putting off for too long now, I started thinking about my sand bucket. I came up with a few ideas, so I just had to quit cleaning long enough to write down some things. You know how it is when the creative juices are flowing?? We were at bunko the other night having a fantastic meal


Guarding the heart

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
Giving thought to this column for some time, I have been asking God to show me clarity and a proven path for stating an obvious truth so that it might be remembered and put into practice by many. Having lived to the halfway point between 70 and 80, I have learned a few things and have attempted to put them into practice in my everyday life. Like the


Once Again

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
This week we headed off to the storage unit in League City looking for a binder on the boat. Well, we did not find that binder but we did bring home 10 boxes to go through. You know that thing you do, 3 boxes, keep, give away and chunk! At the rate we are going our girls will have nothing to cry over or fight over, it will all be


Birders, Photographers Ready for Spring Migration

Spring is here, with thousands of migrating birds and hundreds of nature enthusiasts not far behind, as Galveston gears up for the seventeenth annual Galveston Birding and Nature Photo Festival. The Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council signature event is set for April 11 -14, 2019. The four-day event features more than 100 birding and photography field trips, workshops, and social events for


Tax & Voter Registration Deadlines Approaching

Galveston County Assessor and Collector of TaxesDon’t miss the following important property tax and voter registration deadlines as well as the 2019 Effectively Protest Your Property Value class schedule.

Mark your calendars!

April 1st
Second Installment deadline for 2018 property


Upcoming Events

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 Friday-Saturday, March 29-30
Bolivar Heavy Trash Day


 Saturday, April 6
Crystal Beach Art Fest


 Sunday, April 7
License To Carry Handgun Class


 Tuesday, April 16
2019 Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet


 Fri-Sat-Sun, May 10-12


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