By Lee Crowder
Thanks to multi-agency cooperation between Galveston County and TXDOT, contractor John Reed has completed the construction of Frenchtown Rd bridge. Frenchtown Rd is the public access to the Bolivar Ferry landing, ferry restrooms and ferry pedestrian traffic from Port Bolivar. The bridge is open to traffic!
Aviators from all over Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma converged on Crystal Beach May 1-3 for the first annual Gulf Coast Aviators Spring Bash Fly In. These flyers were flying paramotors. Powered Paragliding is the safest, cheapest, and most convenient way to have your own personal flying machine. You don’t even need a pilot’s license, and it takes less than a week to learn how to fly one! To sum it up,
The 5th annual Crawfish Boil will be held at Rollover Pass on May 30th. Crawfish plates will be sold for $12/plate and include potatoes and corn! The Gilchrist Community Association is accepting donations to help defray the cost of crawfish or contributions to help assist with the legal fund. If you are able to help with any amount, please send
By Ed Snyder/Outdoors
It’s more like SPRUNG than Spring with March Winds and April Showers getting all mixed up in May. Weathermen are blaming it on xx with anglers blaming the weather, but betwixt all this wind and rain the fishing situation at Fish Pass (when the tide is right) is speck-tacular. But WHEN is the tide right? For you bridge anglers, it is the early morning incoming
By Debbie Ploeger
Marla Herbert, winner of the SANBO custom dog beach house, given away during the Texas Crab Festival, can’t decide if her dog or goat will enjoy it more. Built and donated specifically for SANBO by Corey and Andrea Weber of Weber Wood Works and Seaside Lumber, SANBO was able to raise over $1,000 to go toward the Spay and Neuter outreach.
By Georgia Osten
The 2nd Annual Texas Frog Festival, only two weekends after the 30th Annual Texas Crab Festival. Listen carefully…Whew! That’s a sigh of relief. Our Festival season is finally over, at least for these two “retirees.” I spent the weekend riding around with my favorite site coordinator who was on his radio constantly along with 28 other
By Brenda Cannon Henley
Several things have brought to my mind the realization that we are all victims of tunnel vision, even though we strive to pretend we are not. It is normal for the most part that we think of our own lives, our needs, our joys, our families, and the things we seek to integrate into our lives first and foremost. Occasionally someone or some thing
It has been one year since Patty-cakes got lost at Crystal Beach. She could still be in the area or she could be anywhere. Patty is a six year old blonde female chihuahua. Has white on her snout, a light colored nose and light colored eyes. She also has a cherry eye on the left side. Please help get her back home. $500 REWARD. NO QUESTIONS ASKED! Contact SHANNA BOREL, 713-417-4722.
You are invited to a special event for the Bolivar Peninsula Cultural Foundation. Moody Mansion Tour and Oleander Garden Park Tour, Tuesday, June 2nd, 10:45 am at the Moody Mansion. Lunch at noon, 2:15 conclusion of tours. Cost $32 per person including lunch. Please RSVP quicky!! We need a minimum of 25 to reserve the event. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, or text 409-673-0536. Transportation options will be sent to those who RSVP.