Brilliant Blue Sky! Successful Fish Fry!

Brilliant Blue Sky! Successful Fish Fry!By Linda Elissalde
Weather reports continued dire. Rain and stormy skies were predicted for Saturday of Father’s Day Weekend. Members of Bay Vue United Methodist Church (UMC) met on Thursday to decide if they should go ahead with their 4th annual Bay Vue Fish Fry. Committees had everything planned. The fish and hush puppies were ordered. Some cobblers were


Organizations host community forums on proposed coastal barrier projects in Galveston and Bolivar

proposed coastal barrier projects in Galveston and BolivarThe Army Corps of Engineers is currently considering a Coastal Feasibility Study, due in September, primarily focused on hard infrastructure around, along and between Galveston Island and Bolivar. Representatives from Bayou City Waterkeeper, Turtle Island Restoration Network, Galveston Bay Foundation and Gulf Restoration Network will present and discuss the proposed alternatives for the


Bolivar LIVE with The Big Store

BolivarLIVE with The Big StoreBolivar LIVE News had a chance to sit down with Keith Zahar, owner of The Big Store in Crystal Beach Texas. Keith gave us some insight on The Big Store, how it evolved and some history many may not know. We also covered everything The Big Store offers plus a talk about the recovery from IKE and why Bolivar Peninsula came back strong!!! For more information on The Big Store check out their


Recreational Boating Safety – Hyperthermia

By Bob Currie, Vessel Examiner
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 081-06-08

hy•per•ther•mi•aThe condition of having a body temperature greatly above normal
We have discussed the dangers of being immersed in frigid waters, including the deadly condition known as hypothermia. Hypo is a prefix that means “beneath” or “below,”


So there I was

By Georgia Osten
Another day in Pearland, Father’s Day, what a treat. We had hamburgers and hotdogs with two of the kids and 5 out of 8 of the grandkids. There’s a swimming pool, enough said! Addyson and Pierce played for at least 3 hours in the pool. PawPaw joined in the fun, he can’t help himself, the biggest kid of all. Time to head home, Grandma decided to


Taking an honest inventory

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
“Stock-taking or inventory checking is the physical verification of the quantities and condition of items held in an inventory. This may be done to provide an audit of existing stock. It is also the source of stock discrepancy information.” – Wikipedia

“By completing regular stocktakes and having an insight


Happy Father’s Day

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
I am very lucky, my Dad was loving but firm, funny but go-by-the-rules type of man. He did not have an education like men do today. His was hard knocks and figure it out yourself and a fine job he did. Every morning he would take the Houston Post to our cleaning shop and after all the clothes were cleaned and pressed he would rest and slowly read


Live the Beach Life

The Park Springs Bible Church Youth Group from Arlington, Texas visited Crystal Beach last week. The 23 Junior and Senior High School students, along with 12 adults, spent four sun-filled days on the beach enjoying various beach activities including a volleyball tournament and a sand castle contest. Life’s a beach!


Upcoming Events

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 Friday, June 29
Full Moon Party 2018


 Saturday, June 30
License To Carry class


 Saturday, August 4
Bolivar Lions Club Golf Cart Poker Run


 Saturday, September 15
Hardheads Bolivar Rig Run



Funky Nests in Funky Places 2018!

Funky Nests in Funky Places 2018!Have you noticed any nests in your neighborhood? No? Are you sure? Go outside this spring and check out store signs, streetlights, balconies, traffic lights, gutters, downspouts, rooftops, stadium lights, light fixtures, grills, utility poles, potted plants and more! You’ll be amazed at what you’ll find, and be sure to share your discoveries with us! We are not looking for professional photographers. We’re just looking


Full Moon Party

Join Jerry Diaz and Friends once again for their annual Full Moon Party on June 29 in Crystal Beach! Celebrate the full moon, and summertime in general, right on the beach! The party will be located next to the washout, just west of Monkhouse Drive. If you attended last year, it is the SAME location. As always, this is a family oriented music event, NOT a Rave, so come prepared


2018 Hardheads Bolivar Rig Run

2017BYC_00The 2018 HARDHEADS Bolivar Yacht Club Rig Run is set for Saturday, September 15th from the Bolivar Beach around the Rig and back. All Catamarans are welcome to participate in the fun. Please contact Jim Denys at the Bolivar Yacht Club for more information: jimdenys@yahoo.com or via cell at 281-541-0114, or stop by Hardheads and ask for Jason or Andrea. The Bolivar Rig Run started


License To Carry (LTC) Class announced

License To Carry a handgun course will be held in Port Bolivar, Saturday, June 30th at 9:00am. The tentative location is the First Baptist Church, 523 Nelson Ave. Tom Estep Sr. will be the instructor. The course is $85 and should last about 7 hours depending on the number of participants. You are encouraged to bring your own handgun, at least 50 rounds of ammunition, eye and ear protection. The instructor

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