Hunt for Bolivar

Every summer, Bolivar Tourism & Visitors Center hosts the ten week treasure hunt. Each week, The “Hunt For Bolivar” is a clue driven search around the peninsula to find a hand-painted rock. Follow the daily clues, find the rock named ‘Bolivar’, and win cash prizes! This summer, the Hunt For Bolivar concluded with a kids-only hunt at Fort Travis Seashore Park. Last Thursday morning, a handful

Hardheads Bolivar Rig-Run

The 6th Annual Hardheads Bolivar Rig Run is set for this Saturday, August 15th. About 30 catamarans are ready to sail the open gulf from the shores to the oil rig and back, or this year’s newly added longer stretch course for those sailors who want a little more time on the water. This includes a trip around the sunken wreck off the flats. With favorable winds, the 6 mile round-trip Rig Run race will set sail

Recreational Boating Safety – Cloud Nine

Bob CurrieBy Bob Currie, Recreational Boating Safety Specialist
U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Station Galveston Flotilla
Being on cloud nine is a euphemism for being ecstatic or extremely happy. It is a good emotional state to be in. We also talk about people having their head in the clouds, but the meaning of that phrase has a somewhat negative connotation in that it means you are not paying attention

Enforce the Open Beaches Act!

By Rep. Mayes Middleton, Chairman
Texas Freedom Caucus
We take Texas law and the Texas Constitution seriously. Over the 4th of July weekend, Texans were barred of their constitutional right to open beaches when local governments ordered them closed. We wanted you to see the letter we wrote to Commissioner Bush in response to make sure

Captain Bryan’s Fishing Report, 8-11-2020

By Captain Bryan Brawner
This week we conducted a couple of our on the water classes along with regular fishing charters so we ran all ends of East Bay. The water in most of the bay had excellent water clarity and salinity. There was just not much bait activity or tidal movement with lower tides and the full moon. I did note some shrimp showing up in the back of the bay even though

The Spencers are back!

[Saturday, August 8, at Barrel 40]


Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
Flexible – “The ability to bend without breaking.”
Things I have learned from my extremely intelligent five year old granddaughter now include a very valuable lesson on flexibility. This lesson came on a super busy weekend recently when I had nine guests in my home for the better part of a week. I loved every single one of them and

Miss Bee’s Bolivar Buzz

By Shannon Williams
Well it is Sunday evening late and it has been a long day, so as I was trying to make a final decision on what to write about, I kept wondering why I was so tired. You see today was a day that I was with two generations. We drove into the Bay area to pick up our 4-year-old grandson, (who will soon be five, a fact he will tell you several times and

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

By Georgia Osten
And, that’s exactly what we did. We agreed to meet at Leigh’s house early Saturday morning. 9:30 was take off time. Well sort of. When Emma woke up, Daddy had already fixed her breakfast, so she took her time to have a home cooked meal. Can’t blame her for that, she’s leaving for Waco (Baylor) on Tuesday, her Senior year!

Upcoming Events

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Tuesday, August 11
TXDOT Ribbon Cutting

Saturday, September 26
Cajun Cookoff

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