Thank You from PSP

By Leslie Lowe
Peninsula Sports Park held its annual Fall Fundraiser “Party in the Park” on Nov. 14, and I would like to take this opportunity to thank the generous auction bidders who contributed over $38,000 on items donated by our ever-supportive community, everyone who purchased tickets in excess of $7,000, and our fantastic sponsors:


Community Movie Night

On Saturday night, bring the family out to Festival Park and enjoy The Polar Express, the story of a young boy who embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole. The movie will be shown on a large outdoor screen; sit in your car and listen on your radio, or bring a chair, sit on the grass, and snack on movie concessions. Movie will start at 6:45 pm following The Bolivar Christmas Market. Admission is FREE.


Recreational Boating Safety – It’s Just an Allision

Bob CurrieBy Bob Currie, Recreational Boating Safety Specialist
U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Base Galveston Flotilla
When a vessel make violent contact with an object in the water, and that contact causes damage to the vessel or the object that was struck, then the first question to be answered is whether the vessel and the struck object were both moving or whether one was stationary. If both objects


Captain Bryan’s Fishing Report, 11-24-2020

By Captain Bryan Brawner
Persistent easterly winds and some lower tide levels have made fishing a little more challenging this week but we had some great trips! Thanksgiving week also has 3 frontal passages forecasted so we will be lucky to get in the trips that we already have booked. Fishing is a lot better at the beginning of outgoing tides and during


Christmas Bike Drive Underway

bike-0Fall is here which means Christmas is right around the corner. Each year, thanks to the support of generous sponsors and donors, bicycles are given to needy children on the Peninsula. Now in its 22nd year, the shiny new bikes continue to bring joy and happiness to many children. There have been changes throughout the years to make the drive more efficient and effective, but the generosity


Thanksgiving in our hearts and lives

Brenda Cannon Henley“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn, or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude in our heart and life.” – Author unknown.

By Brenda Cannon Henley
I happened to read this quote from many years ago today as I was thinking about thanksgiving and what it


Miss Bee’s Bolivar Buzz

By Shannon Williams
Like many families, we are trying to come up with a Thanksgiving plan this year. It is so very hard, I love Thanksgiving and all that goes with it and gathering as a family is one of the best parts of the holiday. Like most families, we have old, young, some in great health and some not so much, and each of those have their own


Traveling Pups

By Texas Moad
Grandma said my life is much more interesting than hers these days, so she wanted me to write The Sand Bucket this week. We, my lanky little brother and I, have been living with Grandma and PawPaw at the beach for a few months ever since our family moved off to Israel. It’s pretty relaxing there at the beach house, we love being near


Upcoming Events

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Saturday, November 28
Bolivar Christmas Market


Saturday, November 28
Bolivar COC Shop Hop


Saturday, December 5
Crystaland Parade



Deadline for First Half of Split Payment!

Galveston County Assessor and Collector of TaxesGalveston County property owners wishing to take advantage of the split/half payment option have until November 30th to make the first payment with the second half due June 30, 2021. All but two GCTO government partners (City of Dickinson and Dickinson ISD) participate in this payment option thus that portion of the taxes will be due in full by February 1st unless taking advance of

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