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GED/ESL Registration

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Lions Club deals a Full House

lions_0The Bolivar Peninsula Lions Club did it again. The final tally from the Golf Cart Poker Run held earlier this month was nearly $25,000.00. Over 600 poker players and 250 golf carts participated in this charity event raising money for the Bolivar schools. On Monday, checks were presented to Crenshaw School and High Island School. These funds will help cover the cost of school supplies and other


A Shore Venture

shore_0Here is your one-stop-shop for all things related to your beach adventures. Whether you’re local or visiting, have last minute needs or planned events, for one person or many. A Shore Venture has just what you need to solve your problem or complete your party. A Shore Venture is right there for all of your beach toys: surfboards, kayaks, bicycles and more. They even provide party and event planning,


Kids Fun Day

The women of Crystal Beach Bay Vue Methodist Church held a Back To School Fun Day on Saturday, welcoming all the students of Bolivar Peninsula and High Island with free books, free hot dogs, free drinks, games and a water slide to cool off during the August heat. The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office showcased their “Beat the Heat” race car.

The women of Crystal Beach Bay Vue Methodist Church held a Back To School Fun Day on Saturday, welcoming all the students of Bolivar Peninsula and High Island with free books, free hot dogs, free drinks, games and a water slide to cool off during the August heat. Galveston County Sheriff’s Office showcased their “Beat the Heat” race car.


Bolivar Rig Run

rigrun_0Join the Bolivar Yacht Club for the 2nd Annual Bolivar Rig Run this Labor Day Weekend, Sunday, September 4th. Participate with your catamaran, or come out to watch the sailors. Sponsored by Hardheads, there’s no entry fee, just lots of fun. Launch on the beach at the end of Jack’s Road in Crystal Beach, and sail around the rig for a 5.5 mile trip. Contact Jim Denys at the


Garden Improvements

GO_0822By Georgia Osten
A few mild days in August, escaping the heat, had a lot to do with undertaking the weeding project I’ve been neglecting for over a year. With Spring approaching, and all the “snake” stories, I was feeling less and less inclined to reach into that garden. I did remove a huge piece of driftwood that I was sure would be a great hiding place for such


True pioneers of our great Texas heritage

BrendaBy Brenda Cannon Henley
In recent weeks I have written about a very famous Texan, Larry McMurtry, of Archer City. I was privileged to visit the small Texas town, meet many of its residents, shop in its old stores in the downtown area, and eat several times in the local Dairy Queen, made ultra famous in The Last Picture Show. Posters from that movie literally cover


New York

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
Our time in the state of New York was mostly spent with RR’s first cousin, Denny. These two have been friends all their lives, their Mom’s were best friends too. Even living thousands of miles apart they talk and email each other often. When they are together they are a hoot. Denny’s career was radio, most of the time he was part of


Ready to Stomp some Grapes?

stomp_0By Brenda Beust Smith
I am, with the help of Cousin Trish Smith! We’ve signed up for the 2016 Gulf Coast Mead Fest’s Lucy-style Grape Stomp Competition on Saturday, October 29, 2016, in Oak Island. Don’t know where Oak Island is? It’s just this side (Bolivar side) of Anahuac, one of the most historic towns in Texas. Almost as famous as the great women of


Upcoming Events

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 Tuesday, August 23
GED/ESL Registration


 Sunday, September 4
Bolivar Rig Run


 Thursday, September 8
Lazy Pelican RV Park


 Saturday, September 10
Peninsula Sports Park Fish Fry


 Saturday, September 17
Stingaree Saltwater Slam


 Saturday, September 17
CPR Class


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


 Friday & Saturday, October 14-15
Jane Long Festival


 Mon-Fri, October 24-28
Jane Long Festival


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



Burn Ban Issued

Due to high temperatures and dry weather, Galveston County Commissioners Court approved a burn ban Friday on outdoor burning in unincorporated parts of the county. The ban covers outdoor burning, including campfires on the beach. The Court can lift the ban if conditions change.


Eva’s Calendars

Eva_cover_0It is that time of the year, Eva’s calendars will be ready soon. Every year, local photographer Eva Heller produces a calendar with a photo showing a little piece of our paradise each month. Please call or email Eva if you would like to order a calendar. Last year she ran out so please order early. No payment needed until you are ready to pick them up. These also make great gifts for

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