A great fish story

team_00The Bolivar Peninsula Lions Club held their annual Stingaree Saltwater Slam Fishing Tournament benefiting the youth of Bolivar through scholarships. This year’s tournament turned out nineteen teams competing for cash prizes and bragging rights for the Big Fish. There are many fish stories floating around, but “the big one that got away” does not count this time. The anglers bobbed through the bay for

Kids haul in the hardheads

kids_00By Linda Elissalde
“Sittin’ on the dock of the bay wastin’ time.” (Otis Redding)
Otis may have been wastin’ time, but the children who took part in the Bolivar Lions Club Kids Hardhead Haul-In were not wasting any time on Saturday, September 17. Holtzclaw Memorial Foundation sponsored the contest for children 12 and under. Kids kept busy casting and catching

This Weekend

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 Friday & Saturday, September 23-24
PBVFD BBQ Cookoff 2016

 Saturday, September 24
Adopt-A-Beach Beach Cleanup

Concrete sculpture workshop

pinosova_0If you have been to the Gallery by the Gulf this summer, you may have seen the concrete planters on the porch. Bolivar Peninsula Cultural Foundation is offering a concrete sculpture workshop by Katerina Pinosova. This workshop will show you how to use this medium with artistic flair!! Students will successfully learn how to make concrete objects/sculptures using the rebar and wire mesh

More from Maine

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
First off, the people are really nice people. Very patriotic people, speak before spoken to and very honest people. When we first got here I noticed the news is so different from Houston, it was boring. After a few days I discovered why, they do not have crime here! There has been one murder since we arrived six weeks ago and I must say


go_0920-0By Georgia Osten
It’s always good to get away, and it’s always good to get back home again. We recently took another trip to California, this time to the Southern California. We flew into Costa Mesa on a Wednesday to visit family. Thursday morning, we left for our 26 Miles Across the Sea to Santa Catalina Island, one of the 5 Channel Islands. The boat ride was amazing,

Learning to keep our eyes on the prize

BrendaBy Brenda Cannon Henley
I cannot think of one single person that I know and love that has not had a major disappointment in life. It may have been due to his or her specific choices, or it may be that the people they surround themselves with in life have been detrimental. And, in some cases, I am convinced that we will never know for certain what caused

Upcoming Events

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 Saturday-Sunday, October 1-2
Galveston Railroad Days

 Friday-Sunday, October 7-9
Concrete Sculpture Workshop by Katerina Pinosova

 Saturday, October 8
Grand Opening at The Gulf Range Miniature Golf

 Friday & Saturday, October 14-15
Jane Long Festival

 Saturday, October 22
Peninsula Sports Park Flounder Tournament

 Saturday, October 22
Driftwood 5th Annual Charity Gumbo Cookoff

 Mon-Fri, October 24-28
Jane Long Festival

 Saturday, October 29, Save The Date
Trunk Or Treat - Ghost on the Coast

 Saturday, November 19
Remax Golf Tournament


bvumc_0Pictures! DVDs! Letters! Photographs! Albums!
Bay Vue UMC is revving up for a Birthday Homecoming Celebration on September 25, 2016. The church welcomes any memorabilia from the past connected with Bay Vue. If you have anything you would lend, or give, to display at this celebration, please contact Janet Leigh Davis (409-939-8789), Linda C. Elissalde (409-684-2634) or

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