Beachcombers Salon & Nail Essentials

This lively crowd gathered Saturday morning to welcome Laila’s Salon to the Bolivar Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. A ribbon cutting took place at 11 am in front of the salon at 1830 Hwy 87, across from The Eagles. Laila has been doing business in Crystal Beach for 3 years, however, she has been cutting and styling hair since 1994, for 25 years now. Laila’s original salon was in

Eagles Trade Days

By Georgia Osten
It was packed with shoppers downstairs at the Eagles on Saturday. The parking lot was full, some people parked over at Parker’s Lumber or across the street. The Beach Gypsy was there, Haley with Lennon’s Closet, Debbie and her doll clothes, and of course, Beach Bags by Betty. Carmen was there with her handmade casserole carriers and

Recreational Boating Safety – Clouds

By Bob Currie, Vessel Examiner
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Station Galveston Flotilla.
Clouds are made up of minute water droplets or ice crystals that have condensed from water vapor in the atmosphere. Clouds come in many different sizes and appearances but are classically grouped by the following

Palm Frond Disposal

Galveston County Road & Bridge is hosting a quarterly palm frond disposal on Bolivar Peninsula at the Road & Bridge facility, 920 Noble Carl Dr, Crystal Beach on Saturday, June 29th between the hours of 8am and 1pm. Get your yard ready for Independence Day. This is not a trash disposal or large debris day. Palm Fronds and small branches under 7 inch diameter only. Unfortunately the

Just Keep Swimming!

By Georgia Osten
Five hours, over 45 events, an average of 5 heats for each event – Just Keep Swimming! We spent the day on Sunday watching our swimmers, Addyson, Michael and Dax, compete against all the swim clubs in the area at the Texas City Natatorium. I might mention, What a Complex! BP must have spent a fortune! It’s an Olympic size pool

What does it mean to be insensitive?

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
How tragic to be insensitive to the needs, hurts, desires, dreams, plans, goals, and feelings of people all around us.(Deuteronomy 29:2-6).
Have you ever spent any considerable amount of time thinking about the word “insensitive?” Do you have any interest in discerning whether or not you might be


cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
Last week, we had to venture across the pond into Galveston, best part was no Dr visits. It was big box stores, ugh! We had to hit the courthouse for license renewal, credit union and then lunch. Remember, never go to grocery store on an empty tummy. So we didn’t. Many of our friends have raved about the Black Pearl Bar & Grill so

Upcoming Events

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 Friday, June 28
Jerry Diaz Half Moon Party on the beach

 Saturday, June 29
Jason Allen on the beach

 Saturday, June 29
Ship's Wheel Ribbon Cutting

 Saturday, June 29
GC Palm Frond Disposal Day

 Saturday, July 6

 Saturday, August 3

 Saturday, August 17

Registration open for 7th Annual Golf Cart Poker Run

poker0The 7th Annual Bolivar Peninsula Lions Club Golf Cart Poker Run is happening on Saturday, August 3. Try your hand at this fun experience as participants venture to various locations on the Peninsula in a golf cart, collecting a card at each spot, and competing for numerous trophies including best decorated golf cart, participant that traveled the greatest distance to play, as well as winning

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