A Reeling Success

fish_0The 4th Annual Ladies Casting for Conservation Fishing Tournament was a reeling success on Saturday. As 23 teams checked in on Friday evening at Steve’s Landing Restaurant, they prepared for their departure into Galveston Bay on Saturday morning at 6 am. Fishy team names such as the Saltwater Gypsies, Angler Management, the Reel Baybes of Bolivar, and Fish-N-Chicks, along with many others


First Ever

These ladies did not compete in the tournament but brought in an outstanding stringer for their first-time-ever fishing experience.

These ladies did not compete in the tournament but brought in an outstanding stringer for their first-time-ever fishing experience.


Gallery By The Gulf Artist of the month for August

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Please welcome
Mark Nesmith
Artist of the Month for August
at Gallery by the Gulf, 1980 Hwy 87, Crystal Beach, TX
An artist reception will be held
Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 10 am until 4 pm.


The Texas Legend of Lonesome Dove

BrendaBy Brenda Cannon HenleyIf you have spent considerable time in Texas, chances are you have seen Lonesome Dove, written by Pulitzer Prize winner, Larry McMurtry of Archer City, Texas. If you are a true Texan, you’ve probably seen it more than once, and you just may have seen the other three adaptions in the series. Keeping the chronological order straight in a task to be conquered with careful


Can you believe it?

GO_0726By Georgia Osten
Summer break is almost over, only a few more weeks and those little darlings will be going back to school, teachers are already preparing their classrooms. I remember when school didn’t start until after my birthday – Labor Day. I’ll bet the real estate offices are looking forward to a break in the hoards of renters, and restaurants are looking forward to


Abington, VA

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
This two weeks we are in southwest Virginia, the area is bordered by Kentucky and Tennessee. Once again we are in unbelievable beautiful mountains, not hills! All roads go up – way up and way down. We spent the day walking the downtown area of Abington. Most of the downtown area was built in the late 1700 to early 1800. Beautiful buildings


Deadlines and Last Time

GCTOSeniors, disabled persons and veterans and those making disaster installments have until Monday, August 1st to make the final (fourth) installment on property taxes. Save a stamp and go online to www.galcotax.com to pay by electronic check ($1 fee) or credit card (2.5% bank fee). Save the cost of the stamp and the fees and pay in person Monday-Friday from 8 am to 5 pm at any full time location


The Fog, by Dawn Flores

Its movement both felt and seen
Deposits moisture from all around
Landing on any surface to welcome its arrival.
The mysterious air laden with drops
Greets its visitor with understanding.
Here on Bolivar peninsula life stretches time
Keeping pace alongside the tides.


Lost Dog

FOUND: small (3 lbs?) Pinscher on the beach Monday, July 18th, around 7 am, friendly and loveable. Call Madonna Powers, 409-684-0509.


Upcoming Events

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 Saturday, August 6
Golf Cart Poker Run


 Saturday, August 6
Gallery By The Gulf


 Friday, August 19
CPR Class


 Saturday, August 20
Back To School Fun


 Saturday, August 20
AIA Sandcastle Contest, Galveston


 Saturday, September 17
Stingaree Saltwater Slam


 Saturday, September 17
CPR Class


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


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