Monsters, Mayhem and Much Much More!

trunk00By Linda Elissalde
Rock and Roller Cheryl Small and her monster crew of helpers created the biggest and best TRUNK OR TREAT event with Gulf Coast Market’s GHOST ON THE COAST! There were more games, more food, more costume contestants and more attendees to this annual celebration of All Hallows Eve. The Blue Bell Truck was even present


Psssst………

psssst_0By Ed/Snyder Outdoors
Rollover on Bolivar Peninsula, TX.
Incoming currents carried seasonal changes from Summer to Fall. With each flush the tidal waters began cooling the sand and mud where strange looking fish were hidden. With eyes on top sporting ratchet like jaws beneath, these weird looking dwellers of the flats looked more like creatures from


C of C BOARD Nominations Deadline today

chamberBOLIVAR PENINSULA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Board Elections will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at the COCONUTS Banquet Room. There will be a Meet & Greet with the candidates starting at 6:00 pm. The Elections Meeting will start at 6:30 pm. All Chamber of Commerce Members are encouraged to attend and Vote. Members may submit nominations for open Board positions. Submit


Injured Heron Rescued

heron0In Pearl Beach Subdivision, a worried homeowner called the Wildlife Center of Texas to report this beautiful Great Blue Heron next to her home that appeared to be injured. Dr. Petra Franzen, a Wildlife Center volunteer, drove to Bolivar to rescue the bird from the residence near the slough, saying the bird was weak and underweight. Rehabilitation will be at the Center’s facility in Houston. According to


Lions Club presents check to LSF

The Lions Club raised over $3,000 for the Lone Survivor Foundation at this summer's Golf Cart Poker Run. Pictured are Tom and Georgia Osten presenting a check to Terry Jung, Executive Director of the Foundation. "We appreciate this very much, this will send another soldier on a retreat," said Mr. Jung. Also pictured is Brian Byrom with Brint Construction. Construction of the Lone Survivor Retreat Facility is well underway.

The Lions Club raised over $3,000 for the Lone Survivor Foundation at this summer’s Golf Cart Poker Run. Pictured are Tom and Georgia Osten presenting a check to Terry Jung, Executive Director of the Foundation. “We appreciate this very much, this will send another soldier on a retreat,” said Mr. Jung. Also pictured is Brian Byrom with Brint Construction. Construction of the Lone Survivor Retreat Facility is well underway.


Great nature shots

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By Jim Stevenson
Please enjoy some other animals aside from our usual birds.
Many were in my yard this fall, or not far away.
Enjoy!

 


Rollover Pass Fishing Report, Oct 20 – Oct 26, 2014

By Ed Snyder/Outdoors
The extended Indian summer weather was a definite plus factor for anglers visiting Rollover Pass for the Annual Fall Flounder run. Many flounder are being caught but only a few keepers are being boxed. This next cool down at the end of the week should get the larger females running- BUT- Dredging in November when the flounder limit drops from


My First Flounder

Nice flounder caught on Berkley Big Gulp by Lisa Burchfield from Yantis, TX on 10-26-14, at Rollover Pass

Nice flounder caught on Berkley Big Gulp by Lisa Burchfield from Yantis, TX on 10-26-14, at Rollover Pass


So, there I was…

GO_1028By Georgia Osten
The last stop for the day before heading back to my safe haven – The Beach. I had to stop at WalMart for some Fire Ant Killer, I was tired and anxious to get home after a whole day of shopping in the Big City. I always park at the end by the Garden Department, less traffic, in and out in a hurry, time to look at the pretty flowers, really rather


Are we encouraging and empowering others?

BrendaBy Brenda Cannon Henley
I trust that as long as I am healthy enough to write and have the mental facilities to do so, I will be led of the Spirit of God and be willing to write what I honestly believe He puts on my heart rather than to follow trends or causes that would earn me points among my peers. The reason this is on my mind today is that I originally had drafted (in my mind, anyway)


Elegance by the Waves!

CS_2014-1028-0By Cindy Clay Srader
A Little of This and a Little of That
Here is another eclectic room that is more in the shabby chic style! Many of us building a beach home as a second home may not have the resources to shop for new furniture. Over the years I have shown you several ways to make use of found items and junque shop buys. This dining area is


County Tax Statement is in the Mail

GCCheryl E. Johnson
Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector
Statements for over 192,000 properties will arrive in a variety of fashions beginning this week. Over 118,000 will arrive in area mailboxes and the balance in electronic format to mortgage companies and email addresses. In all, $400M is due to Galveston County governments for the