Chamber presents Annual Awards

The Bolivar Peninsula Chamber of Commerce hosted their Annual Awards Banquet – Making Waves! The event was held at Stingaree’s last Tuesday. A Big Thanks to Brad Vratis for hosting and providing an excellent meal served by an excellent staff. A High Five – you outdid yourselves. The invocation was led by Reverend Valerie Hudson of Bay Vue Methodist Church, always a pleasure to hear

Christ The Lord is Risen!

By Linda Elissalde
Christ The Lord is Risen! Christians across the world gather to welcome the fantastic news that Jesus Christ lives. In magnificent cathedrals, in suburban churches, in small hamlet frames, in refuge tents, all are united to celebrate this wonderful Easter event. However, there can be no better

Easter Bunny Visits the Eagles

The Annual Eagles Easter Egg Hunt was Saturday. The Easter Bunny hopped over to the Eagles for an early visit to bring joy to many excited kiddos. The largest group ever gathered for one of the biggest and most anticipated events put on by the Eagles each year. The ladies auxiliary worked for weeks assembling prizes, stuffing eggs, and preparing for the Easter Bunny’s egg hunt. The eggs were

Recreational Boating Safety – Gridlock on the Water

By Bob Currie, Vessel Examiner
US Coast Guard Auxiliary Station Galveston Flotilla.
That is a little bit of an exaggeration, but this Saturday it seemed like everyone with a boat was on the water, and everyone was headed in a different direction. I was part of a team of Coast Guard Auxiliarists at Coast Guard Station Galveston who were teaching a troop of

The meaning of faith

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
Forsaking All, I Trust Him
In a recent column, I wrote saying that people must trust Christ and believe by faith. We don’t see him sitting across the table from us, nor does he usually physically ride to work with us in a manner folks can see, or meet us in the classroom or at the grocery store. So, for many,


By Georgia Osten
I absolutely love my dog, she’s probably my fifth Golden Retriever and I think they’re the best dogs ever! Obviously, my story is about dogs, but I’m going to touch on a few characters we have around here. I don’t mean to offend anyone, let’s get that straight. I travel up and down this highway we call “home” probably twice a day, going to

Free Again!

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
Some of you may know all about this story and some of you may want to be more careful in “our” old age. This story is about my four month journey from January 1 to April 18th. As you know, I tripped on January 1 in the dark on wet grass and fell in the ditch. Of course, most would say I had had too many adult beverages, but you would be

RV Repair

Randall Chapman with On-Site Mobile RV Repair is at your service. For emergency repairs and maintenance solutions to minor or major issues with your RV, Randall can help. With more than ten years of experience in the industry, his training, expertise, and certifications are sure to meet your needs. Mobile RV Repair offers services for every concern from electrical and plumbing to accessories,

Hummingbird Migration Map

Check out the Perky-Pet Hummingbird Migration map and track the spring migration of the different species as they progress northward. Find where hummingbirds have been spotted in your area. This is an interactive map that allows you to zoom in to the street level or zoom out for a wider view of the migration. You can even submit your own sightings and upload a photo of a

Upcoming Events

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 Wednesday, April 24
Sunset Rookery Tour

 Saturday, May 4
Par 3 Tournament at The Ranch

 Saturday, May 4
First Baptist Church Fundraiser Garage Sale

 Fri-Sat-Sun, May 10-12

The Hunt Is On

The Texas Crab Festival Scavenger Hunt is just around the corner…or behind the trailer…or under the table. Enter yourself or your team to be the big $500 winner! It’s a great event for the whole family as you explore the Festival. The Scavenger Hunt starts at 2:00 pm. Follow the given clues to find all the treasures on the festival grounds. No need to pre-register, just show up near

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