Spring Fest Jeep Show Takes Over Festival Park

A Day of Fun and Fundraising for St. Jude Children’s Hospital
Festival Park was packed with Jeep enthusiasts and families last weekend for the Spring Fest Jeep Show. Dozens of tricked-out Jeeps competed for trophies in various categories, while live music and a Cajun food truck kept the crowd entertained. The event was organized by local Jeep enthusiast Matt Willoughby, who also


THANK YOU, Very, Very, Very Much!

(Lyrics from the musical SCROOGE)
By Linda Elissalde
My birthday is February 14. There are some people who claim that I tell this to everyone I meet. (Surely they jest.) In many ways my birthday celebration(s) seem like a musical show. First is the anticipation, then the overture, several acts and a finale. This year my 83rd


Mine. Mine. Mine. Mine.

nora0That must have been what Nora heard as she fed the “hungry” seagulls on the ferry boat last week. The boat was only half full, or half empty, whichever you prefer…so the back of the boat had no cars. The perfect space for flying friends to take a little rest as they crossed the gulf. And right in the midst of them all was Nora Cortino, a true animal lover to the core. She has ridden the ferry boat


Lemonade Day Galveston County registration is now open!

Lemonade Day is a fun, experiential program that teaches youth how to start, own and operate their very own business – a lemonade stand. After completing the Lemonade Day lessons, youth will have the opportunity to set up their stand in high-customer traffic locations throughout Galveston County. The money they earn is theirs and we encourage share some of the profits by


Recreational Boating Safety – Visual Distress Signals

Bob CurrieBy Bob Currie, Recreational Boating Safety Specialist
U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Station Galveston Flotilla
Every year at Coast Guard Station Galveston the base hosts Safety at Sea for the Sea Scouts, a division of the Boy Scouts of America. There are several activities in which the Sea Scouts participate, including participating in the use of pyrotechnic visual distress signals,


Captain Jeff Brandon Fishing Report, 3-5-24

By Captain Jeff Brandon
Surface water temperature dropped back down to 58 degrees, due to the front that pushed through the area. Water clarity stained for the most part, with a couple areas with better clarity west of Elm Grove. The majority of our success remains back in the marsh/bayou areas. This Redfish bite remains consistent in areas where


Spring Break

By Georgia Osten
Yep, I think it’s already started. I know we have a couple, kind of overlapping. The first one is a bit more mild, prepping us for the Real Thing. It’s okay, Bring It! After years and years of living here at the beach, and after a “Jeep Weekend,” we can sure handle a little Spring Break action. Let’s face it, Spring Break still involves


Interesting Fact

An ‘Insect Apocalypse’ is happening in 2024…here’s what you need to know.


Upcoming Events

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Saturday, March 16
BVMC Bake Sale


Saturday, March 23
Anne Willis Fundraiser


Sunday, March 31
Easter Sunrise Service


Friday-Saturday, April 5-6
Eagles BBQ Cookoff


Wednesday, April 10
COC Awards Banquet


Saturday, April 13
Benefit for Robin & Tammy


Saturday, April 20
PSP Watermelon Crawl


Friday-Sunday, May 10-12
2024 Texas Crab Festival


Saturday, August 10
10th Annual Hardheads Bolivar Rig Run

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