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Jeeps At The Beach TX

jeeps-0Look out for great things to come from Jeeps At The Beach TX (JATB). JATB, a new jeep club in town, has adopted part of the beach from Monkhouse Drive to Westview Road. A large group of jeepers showed up last Saturday for the unveiling of the new sign and their inaugural beach cleanup. Michele Sibley is the President of JATB – “It really is amazing to see Jeepers coming together for a

Crystal Dunes, a new beachfront community

Crystal Dunes, a new beachfront additionDevelopers Bill McDaniel and Chuck Langham welcomed visitors Saturday to their newest development on Bolivar, with an Open House and Ribbon Cutting ceremony. Crystal Dunes, a beautiful gated property with FEMA and TWIA insurable lots, features a nicely landscaped beachfront completely surrounded by abundant wetlands. The property proudly features an underground electricity system,

Recreational Boating Safety – The Float Plan: Gone Fishin’

USCG-floatplan-0By Bob Currie, Vessel Examiner
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 081-06-08
USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 081-06-08 is based at Coast Guard Station Galveston. Preparation is one of the main keys to boating safety, and when things do go wrong on the water, filing a float plan with one or more people can mean the difference between being rescued and being lost

Galveston Bay Earns a “C”

GBF_02017 Galveston Bay Report Card Released
The Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) and the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) released the latest results of the “2017 Galveston Bay Report Card”—a grading system used to convey the health of the Bay. The study assigned an overall grade of “C”, denoting significant threats to the region—an area marred by pollution, habitat loss

Gallery By The Gulf Artist of the Month for August-September


Please welcome
Carol Outlaw-Wagner
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 19, 2017 from 11 am to 3 pm.

Thank You

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
Two very small words and they mean so much no matter how often you hear or say them. In February RR was in the hospital for several days and friends and family came to stay with him while I had doctor appointments too. And then there was the family, kids and grandkids that swarmed the room for their Dad and Papa. My heart was so full

Communication — with the right people

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
This is not a communication column, nor an etiquette column. It is not part of a driver education course or a safety tip. It is not even an advice column, but four instances in three days make me think it might be an important column for many different age groups. Read it with a grain of salt, or maybe we should make that a grain of sugar. Seems sweeter

Waffle House

GO-0815By Georgia Osten
One of the fun things about missing mass on a Saturday evening here at home, is going to Winnie for 7am mass on Sunday, leaving the house at 6:15am. What? Doesn’t sound like fun to you? Sorry for being a little silly … contrary to my usually serious Sand Buckets. The highlight of my trip to Winnie for mass early on a Sunday morning is not only

Fall Beach Cleanup set for Saturday, Sept. 23rd

Adopt-0Summer is over, so what better way to close it out than to help clean the beaches that bore the brunt of our summer vacations? Mark your calendar for the 31st annual coast wide Fall Beach Cleanup on Saturday, September 23rd at 31 sites along the coast. This time every year, thousands of Texans from across the state head to the beach to voluntarily pick up trash left behind on our beaches. The last

Upcoming Events

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 Wednesday, August 16
GC ESD#2 Board Meeting

 Friday-Saturday, August 25-26
PB VFD 19th Annual BBQ Cookoff

 Saturday, August 26
Back To School Party

 Sunday, September 3
3rd Annual Bolivar Rig Run

 Sunday, September 3
CPR Class Schedule

 Saturday, September 23
Fall Beach Cleanup

 Saturday, September 30
Chamber of Commerce 2017 Golf Tournament

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