GLO, Army Corps Release Coastal Barrier Plan

Texas General Land Office (GLO) and the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announce the release of the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement, a milestone in the effort to reduce the risk along the Texas coast from dangerous storm surges and other threats. Since 2015, GLO and USACE have


IKE DIKE Alternative

By Matt Pace
First off, I am not in favor of a coastal spine being built down the Bolivar Peninsula and along Galveston Island. I feel that coastal residents should be personally responsible for the decision that they made to live or have a business along the coast. This can be done by building properly and insuring adequately against the wind and storm surge risks


Recreational Boating Safety – Visual Distress Signals

By Bob Currie, Vessel Examiner
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 081-06-08
This Saturday at Coast Guard Station Galveston the base hosted Safety at Sea for the Sea Scouts, a division of the Boy Scouts of America. There were several activities that the Sea Scouts performed, including donning a Mustang suit and entering the water and participating in the use of


Veterans Day Breakfast


Join us as we honor our Veterans this Sunday, November 11th, Veterans Day, at the Eagles. All Veterans are treated to free breakfast! Everyone is welcome to eat in or grab breakfast to go. Thank you is never enough to show our appreciation for the brave men and women that have served our country.


Grateful that the best is yet to come

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
The Bible tells us that we cannot imagine the glorious things the Lord has prepared for us in Heaven. The song, “I can only imagine,” sums it up pretty well, and even those lyrics still will not prepare our finite hearts to think on and dream of the infinite works of God. I know one thing I am looking forward to in that fair city, and that is complete rest. I always have


And Poof!

By Georgia Osten
Just like that we transition into Christmas – oh the thrill of it all! It didn’t take much for me to get in the Christmas spirit, I’ve been dreaming about the Nutcracker Market for weeks now. Thinking of all the gifts I can check off my list once I get there. As has become tradition, we will do a bit of tailgating in the parking lot of the Reliant. I know, silly, but we’ll


Whooping Cranes Making Way to Texas Coast

With the first sightings last week of iconic, endangered whooping cranes along the Texas coast, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is reminding Texans to be on the lookout for these impressive birds as they move through the state. Whooping cranes face a harrowing, 2,500 mile journey from the breeding grounds in the marshy taiga of northern Alberta’s Wood Buffalo National Park to the coastal


License To Carry (LTC) Class announced

TEXAS LICENSE TO CARRY A HANDGUN COURSE in Port Bolivar! Sunday, November 11th, 1:00 pm, at First Baptist Church, 523 Nelson Ave, Port Bolivar. The course is $85 and should last 6-8 hours depending on the number of participants. This will be our fall class. There will not be another class until spring. If you have a firearm you want to use, by all means bring it along with


Upcoming Events

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 Saturday, November 17
Support The Remnant Student Fellowship!


 Sunday, November 18
Community Thanksgiving Service


 Friday-Saturday, Nov 23-24
Fall and Christmas Gallery Sale


 Saturday, December 1
Town Hall Meeting: COE Coastal Barrier Plan


 Saturday, December 8
Chamber of Commerce Crystaland Parade



20th Annual Christmas Bike Drive

bike-0Fall is well underway which means that it is time to start raising money for the Texas Crab Festival Charities annual bike drive. For 19 years we have been putting smiles on children’s faces that may have otherwise not had such a great Christmas. TCFC is accepting donations to purchase new bikes for our local children. Please share this request with friends, family and

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