Pearl Beach Charity BBQ a huge success

BBQ_00The 3rd Annual Pearl Beach Charity BBQ Cook Off took place on Saturday. A merry crowd of cookers, volunteers and party people joined in the celebration. As the skies cleared on Saturday morning, 27 teams fired up their grills and prepared some award winning ribs and brisket. Tables of prepared food served hungry visitors willing to give a donation, and lots of great prizes were

RIBBON CUTTING-Mavens’ Clothing & Tanning Salon

Please join Maven & Brice for the Grand Opening-Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Maven’s Clothing and Tanning Salon. The Ceremony will begin at 11am on Saturday, April 18th. Maven’s is located in the Crystal Beach Plaza, 2275 Hwy 87, Suite 16, Crystal Beach, TX.


LSF Retreat Facility Open House

lsf0You are invited to attend the Lone Survivor Foundation Crystal Beach Retreat Facility PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE to be held on Sunday, April 26 from 11 am to 2 pm, 949 Surfside Drive, Crystal Beach. Come by and tour this outstanding facility.

Poster Design Contest For Mardi Gras 2016

Bolivar Peninsula Lighthouse Krewe kicks off their Poster Design Contest For Mardi Gras 2016. The theme is “ALL ABOUT THE BEADS”. Deadline for entry is June 20, 2015.

Poster Theme Design Rules…

Gumbo teams raise money for charity

gumbo_0By Jackie Sticker
The weather gods were smiling on Saturday, March 28th, for the 4th Annual DRIFTWOOD CHARITY GUMBO COOK-OFF hosted by Brian and Jackie Sticker. The pots were boiling, the music was playing and the competition was riding high. Twelve teams competed for bragging rights and the proceeds to donate to charity. The waiting was over by

Rollover Pass Report, April 6 thru April 12, 2015

By Ed Snyder/Outdoors
What a difference a day makes- last week fair to middlin catches- and this week all heck broke loose. One Day Zero’s and one day Hero’s is what I say. This past week’s fishing action is nothing short of being downright awesome, especially for trout and reds, with many 24 to 27 inch trout and reds being caught and released, or boxed

James (Jim) Thomas Sanders, Jr.

sandersJames (Jim) Thomas Sanders Jr., 68, passed away on April 4, 2015 surrounded by his beloved family. He had two passions in life…his family and the pursuit of knowledge. Always an avid reader, he read a library of books in a variety of subjects and possessed a remarkable ability to retain the information. Later in life, he started building computers and he made sure any one of his family or

Silence is often the loudest noise of all

BrendaBy Brenda Cannon Henley
Shortly after my husband Ted passed away last August, I said down and penned an article, but after reading it over, I decided against sending it to my editors. I felt that the would-be readers might misconstrue what I had written or more importantly, what I was feeling deep in my heart. I asked the questions, “Why are you so silent?” “Don’t you know

Breathing a sigh of relief lately

GO_0414By Georgia Osten
Maybe, I bit off more than I could chew this year with the Crab Festival. I took on the Beer Booth for the 3rd year in a row, but, in addition, I decided I could handle the Vendors at the same time. Thank goodness, the Beer Booth just fell into place as it always has. It’s a Bolivar Peninsula Lions Club affair and those Lions sure know how to step up

Winnie Veterinary Clinic is beach bound!

Come join us at the BIG STORE for a low cost vaccination and microchip clinic.
Saturday, April 25, 9:00am to 1:00pm
Rabies: $ 10
DHLPP: $ 12
Microchips: $ 25

Are you in the local Search Map results?

topline_1By Erinn Berge, Top Line Media
Google is trying to make sure that they provide an easy outlet for your business to get on the virtual local map and local search results. This is going to replace the Google Places for Business previously used in the past couple of years. As web developers and business owners we have to stay up to date on the the latest trends and

Important Year to Protest Your Property Value

GcountyThe real estate market has been robust, so expect notices from the county appraisal district that your property value is up over last year. Although many had hoped that the more than 100 tea party supported candidates who have taken office in the Texas Senate and House over the last three legislative sessions would finally act to lessen the pain of appraisal creep, a future with lower appraisal caps

CCA Fishing Tournament

CCATrinity Valley CCA Invitational Fishing Tournament, May 16, 2015, hosted at Stingaree Marina & Restaurant, 1297 N. Stingaree Rd, Crystal Beach, Texas. Contestants must be members of CCA. Memberships will be available the morning before fishing begins. Boundaries are Hwy 124 High Island to San Luis Pass, including beach front. Fishing begins at 6:30 am; weight-in is at 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.

BPCF to host Birding Event

rookeryThe Bolivar Peninsula Cultural Foundation will host a birding event on April 21, at 3:00 p.m. at the High Island Rookery (rescheduled from 4 pm). Bolivar’s own naturalist and birding expert, Winnie Burkett, will guide the tour. Join the BPCF to discover the wonder of our peninsula’s bird habitat, which attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world. Tickets are $10.00 and may be purchased at the

Chamber Awards Banquet

“Recognizing the people who make this place run”
The Bolivar Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Annual Awards Banquet, Tuesday, April 21st, 6:00pm at Stingaree Restaurant, honoring the 2015 Citizen, Educator, Business and Volunteer of the Year. This award celebrates the work of the people who have shown

Golf Tournament

Bolivar Peninsula Lions Club “Swinging for Santa” Golf Tournament will be held