The 3rd annual reading of the Declaration of Independence on our peninsula is scheduled to take place on the beach at the Ramada Beach subdivision at 10 am on Saturday, July 4. Lamont Meaux, Larry Wolfe and Doc Brown, all veterans of the U.S. armed forces and all of the Ramada Beach subdivision, will be delivering the reading. The location of the reading will be cordoned off and easily identified by
By Ed Snyder/Outdoors
Every year we read about, or know of someone who drowned either by accident or by simply enjoying a favorite aquatic sport. Although alcohol plays into the cause of many of these incidents, inexperience or misjudgments can be blamed for most. Drownings along the Texas Gulf Coast mainly involve anglers who’ve entered the surf for fishing, or visitors
By Ed Snyder/Outdoors
After TS Bill left its watery mark on our fishing area and later the winds ebbed, the Speckled Trout came out to play. A short week provided some excellent trout action for anglers fishing near the bridge as well as near the surf. Flounder also made a good showing with many nice flatfish landed, including a 3.5 and a 6.12 lb flounder. The 6.12 was
By Brenda Cannon Henley
“I get like a tigress when it’s about my kids,” wrote famed actress Meryl Streep. I did not get to read the entire interview, but I can only imagine that someone had attacked one of her offspring and that she did not like it very much at all. From some of the titles I read on printed media while waiting in grocery check out lanes, I am surprised that
By Georgia Osten
Every day I get another panic call from someone planning to come to the Peninsula for a visit. Holy Cow, what’s the matter with the media this summer? It seems like they have nothing to report about lately, so they’re attacking “The Beach.” If Thunderstorm BILL, wasn’t enough, now it’s Sharks, Oil Spills, Contaminated Water – What’s next?
Don’t sweat your electric bill when temps begin to rise
The mercury is beginning its climb up the thermometer, and you can bet it will be a good long while before it begins to retreat. Don’t let your electric bills climb with it. By taking steps to be more energy-efficient, your air conditioner will run less and that, in turn, will help keep your electricity bill down. “It does take more energy to keep your home
The Bolivar Peninsula Lions Club announced August 1 as the date for their annual Golf Cart Poker Run. The poker run is now in its 3rd year, and has grown to be a hugely popular event among residents and visitors alike. Last year, 400 players participated in this charity event, raising over $18K to purchase school supplies for High Island and Crenshaw students. You don’t want to miss the fun…sign up now.