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Mardi Gras Parade Pictures

2018 Lighthouse Krewe Mardi Gras Parade

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Recreational Boating Safety – The Recreational Boating Accident Report

By Bob Currie, Vessel Examiner
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 081-06-08
Flotilla 081-06-08 is based at Coast Guard Station Galveston. The Coast Guard Auxiliary is the uniformed civilian component of the US Coast Guard and supports the Coast Guard in nearly all mission areas. The Auxiliary was created by Congress in 1939. For more information,

Update on raising Hwy 87

Update on raising Hwy 87The following information was received from Commissioner Apffel’s office on February 9.
Environmental Study: expected to be cleared by May, 2018
Project going to bid: May, 2018
Construction to begin: July, 2018
First 2 miles from Gilchrist towards High Island will be raised average about 12 inches. Rest of the roadway

More than just another Jeep Event!

UOR Jeep Resort in Crystal BeachThe Unlimited Off-Road Show is hosting Jeep Resort this year on Go Topless Weekend in Crystal Beach. Come down for the Texas Crab Festival and stay through the next weekend for Go Topless Jeep Weekend, and check out the UOR Jeep Resort. The UOR Show has everything a Jeeper desires! The Jeep Resort is 54 acres of pure fun, action & entertainment during the Go Topless Weekend

Happy Valentine Day

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
I wanted to write a really dynamic Valentine Day column — something exciting, perhaps new, well defined, applicable for all, and I needed it now — today — to get it to the newspapers for which I write. Only problem was that the more I studied, prayed, searched, and read, the more confused I became about the very subject about which

Rainy Day

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
I don’t know about you, but every rainy day I say I am going to do something productive. Most of the time that could be a nap or finishing a book I’m reading. One of my resolutions, I would try to slim down what is in cabinets or drawers. I have done “pretty” well. I do have a nice size bag for Second Going, but there is so much to do and or

Happy Mardi Gras

GO's Sand Bucket-Happy Mardi GrasBy Georgia Osten
Another year, I’ve lost count. I vaguely remember one year, we sat on the side of the road, it was just as cold and just as miserable as it was Saturday, but we had a grand time then, and we had a grand time Saturday. For the past 5 or 6 years, we’ve been driving two golf carts. We always have the Crab Fest cart, the one being raffled on

Help Support Peninsula Sports Park

Peninsula Sports Park is a 501c3 Non-Profit Charitable Organization. Our mission is to provide a clean and safe environment which promotes and enhances athletic opportunities for children and families on the entire Bolivar Peninsula. With Fundraisers and generous donations of Sponsorship, we were able to open our facility in Spring of 2017 giving children of the Peninsula

Upcoming Events

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 Wednesday, February 21


 Friday-Saturday, February 23 & 24
Bolivar Heavy Trash Days


 Saturday, February 24
Sea Turtle Patrol Training Program


 Saturday, February 24
Crystal Beach Car Wash Grand Opening


 Friday-Sunday, March 2-4
Winnie Marsh Fest


 Wednesday, March 7
Gulf Coast Herb Fair


 Saturday, March 10
PB VFD Oyster Supper


 Sunday, April 1
Easter Son-Rise Service on the Beach


 Saturday, April 7
PSP-Watermelon Crawl


 Saturday, April 14
Bosco's Crawfish Bash


 Saturday, April 28
Stingaree Saltwater Slam Fishing Tournament


 Friday-Sunday, May 11-13
2018 Texas Crab Festival


 Thursday-Saturday, May 17-19
Unlimited Off-Road Show is hosting Jeep Resort


 Saturday, August 4
Bolivar Lions Club Golf Cart Poker Run


Winnie Chamber of Commerce Announces Marsh Fest

Winnie Marsh FestMarsh Fest will take place at Winnie-Stowell Community Park in Winnie, Texas on March 2-4, 2018. This inaugural event will launch in honor of Trevor Lee Chesson. Activities at Marsh Fest include the Texas State Open Duck and Goose Calling contests, IBCA sanctioned BBQ and Wild Game Cook-off, food and commercial vendors, live music featuring Tracy Byrd and George Dearborne, children’s

“Early Bird” Beach Parking Stickers are only $5

sticker_00During the months of January and February, you can purchase your 2018 Bolivar Beach Parking Sticker for only $5.00. Early-bird stickers are available at the customer service desk in The Big Store, Friday, Saturday and Sunday through the end of February, from 10am-3pm. You can also purchase early-bird stickers by mail or in person at the County Administration

Sea Turtle Patrol Training Program

The Gulf of Mexico is home to five different species of sea turtles, including loggerheads, greens, hawksbills, leatherbacks and Kemp’s Ridleys. These species are all either threatened or critically endangered, and need the help of conservation organizations and dedicated volunteers to recover their population levels. The Kemp’s Ridley is the official sea turtle of Texas and this critically

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