6th Annual Jane Long Festival-THIS WEEKEND

J_0Celebrate Jane Long, the Mother of Texas, on perhaps the most beautiful festival site in the whole state — Fort Travis Seaside Park which overlooks the Gulf of Mexico, Galveston Bay and Island and the famous Bolivar Lighthouse! Free activities include tours of historical Fort Travis, a Jane Long play, re-enactments, bean bag toss and other game competitions, food, continual musical

Bye Bye Birdie

birdie_0By Bobbey White
Bittersweet. That’s how I would describe my last days helping to care for Birdie, the juvenile female dolphin that was rescued last December near the bird sanctuary in Bolivar. After 8 long months of rehab, provided by TMMSN volunteers, Birdie was finally healthy! Her sassy spirit had pulled this beautiful girl through the literal fight for her life. After


BettyCrockerBy Charlotte Byus
This week I was reading a local magazine, an article about a kitchen remodel a lady was so proud of, the floor-to-ceiling bookcase for her cookbooks. I love cookbooks and I love pictures of food. I have been collecting cookbooks for 50 years, that’s how long my husband and I have been married. My first cookbook was a wedding present. Of course,

Rollover Pass Report, Sept-27 thru Oct-4, 2015

By Ed Snyder/Outdoors
With cooling weather patterns moving in, Rollover fishing conditions will only improve with every day. As of now, the redfish run is on which will merge with the golden croaker run. Then, as the bay temp chills further, the birds will start their feeding sprees over the shrimp and trout that are migrating to the gulf. Meanwhile the flounder will start

Hurt people hurt people

BrendaBy Brenda Cannon Henley
I have known for years that hurt people hurt people. This thinking was reinforced when I served on the staff of the largest church in the state of Georgia for more than 20 years, and in our vast congregation of over 9,000 people from all over the area, we saw true to life examples of the pain inflicted on others by those who had been hurt

It’s only make believe

GO_1006By Georgia Osten
Halloween never used to be one of my favorite holidays until the last couple of years. I happen to be in a bunco group with 11 other ladies, and my month just happens to be October. My Halloween decoration box is growing and growing. I’ve even decided to have a costume contest this year. I thought my dog should be able to adorn a

Faircloth announces start of High School Aerospace Scholars Project

texassealRepresentative Wayne Faircloth is pleased to announce the launch of the 2015-2016 High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) project. HAS enables selected Texas high school juniors to explore new frontiers and become a part of NASA’s plan for space exploration. Selected students will apply their math and science skills to complete web-based assignments during the school year, and those who score

Concealed Handgun Course

There will be another concealed handgun class in Port Bolivar open to men and women. This will probably be the last one of the year. Sunday, October 11th, 12:30pm, at the Port Bolivar Fire Station – 1806 Broadway in Port Bolivar. The classes usually last 7-8 hours depending on class size. The cost of the course is $85, no pre registration required, just show up. We recommend you bring

GC Constable’s Annual Christmas Bike Drive

bikedriveChristmas is coming up and will be here sooner than we realize. That means its time to dig deep again and support our annual bike drive for Peninsula children. Last year we were able to have a very successful drive without collecting a penny from individuals. We had a large donation from Samson Energy. This year we need to resume private donations from individuals so we can help make

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