Exciting Music Lineup at the 2021 Texas Crab Festival

Get ready to boogie down, boot-scoot and get your groove on to a weekend full of great live music at the 2021 Texas Crab Festival! The Festival committee released the entertainment schedule for the 36th annual Mother’s Day weekend bash, featuring a “Who’s Who” of Crab Fest favorites. The 2021 celebration of Gulf Coast style Music, Art and Crabs takes place May 7-9 at Festival Park in Crystal Beach. Bring


I’ve Been Searching

By Linda Elissalde
“ Searching every which a-way.” (The Coasters)

We seek it here; We seek it there.
We seek it everywhere.*
The sign up place cannot be seen
To sign on line for that elusive covid vaccine.


Recreational Boating Safety – A Salt & Battery

Bob CurrieBy Bob Currie, Recreational Boating Safety Specialist
U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Station Galveston Flotilla
Boat maintenance, especially in salty climes such as the Texas Gulf Coast, is a very important part of being a boat owner. If your car breaks down, you just call for someone to pick you up. But when you are many miles offshore, not many people can drop what they are doing and come


TCF Kid’s T-Shirt Design Contest

Hey Kids…submit a design and your artwork could be selected for a special collection Texas Crab Festival Kid’s T-Shirt to be available at the 2021 Texas Crab Festival. Winner will receive an Official TCF Kid’s T-Shirt, Family passes to the Festival and special recognition at the Opening Ceremony on Friday night. Original artwork becomes the property of Texas Crab Festival. The design should depict the


Captain Bryan’s Fishing Report, 1-26-2021

By Captain Bryan Brawner
We have really been enjoying spring early the last several days with no cold temps on the long range forecast. Despite some fog, for most days water conditions have been improving on East Bay. Water temperatures are still cool but specks will be biting in a spring pattern around the south shoreline and marsh drain areas. One just has to


Historic milestone: 13 students receive bachelor’s degrees from Galveston College

In a first for Galveston County, 13 Galveston College students made history in December as the first graduates to receive Bachelor of Applied Science in Healthcare Management degrees from their local community college – Galveston College. The students also were the first students ever to receive bachelor’s degrees from Galveston College, which before 2019 offered only two-year associate


Self destruction and damnation

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
People continually amaze me by their own choices and their inability to see beyond their own nose.
“Don’t walk open eyed into a terrible mistake. If God is giving you direction and encouragement, be willing to accept it. Otherwise, you’ll be picking up the keys to Heartbreak Hotel over and over again.”


Miss Bee’s Bolivar Buzz

By Shannon Williams
“Sibling relationships outlast marriages, survive the death of parents, resurface after quarrels that would sink any friendship. They flourish in a thousand incarnations of closeness and distance warmth, loyalty and distrust.” Erica C. Goode.
As I was trying to find a subject to write about


Time Marches On!

By Georgia Osten
I cannot believe we’re already at the end of January. Christmas and New Years is a vague memory. I ordered a Don’t Mess With Texas calendar last week. I was surprised it came the very next day. It’s the perfect size for my refrigerator. I’m a calendar fanatic, I love to have them in every room. Kind of like


Upcoming Events

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Saturday, February 13
Mardi Gras Fun Run


Saturday, February 13
Pirates and Mermaids Mardi Gras 2021


February 12-15
Great Backyard Bird Count


Saturday, March 6
Build A Dream Sandcastle Contest


Saturday, March 13
Build A Dream Sandcastle Contest


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