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When we return on May twenty four.


Texas Crab Festival Serving Up Success

The 2022 Texas Crab Festival is one for the record books. The three-day event over Mother’s Day weekend was a crowd-pleasing success. The 37th annual iconic festival had crabs of all kinds, live music, a 5k run, and three days of fun-filled activities. Nine musical artists took the stage, over 60 food and shopping vendors, and an all-time high of festivalgoers were in


Thank You, Educators!

By Linda Elissalde
Here’s to the teachers,
The staff and the crew.
We so appreciate
All that you do.
Bay Vue United Methodist Women (UMW) and volunteers expressed gratitude to local educators


Recreational Boating Safety – Operating a Personal Watercraft

Bob CurrieBy Bob Currie, Recreational Boating Safety Specialist
U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Station Galveston Flotilla
The Auxiliary’s vessel examiners perform safety checks on all types of recreational boats, including personal watercraft, also known as jet skis. The US Coast Guard Vessel Safety Check (VSC) has several requirements and recommendations specifically for


The ministry of encouragement

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
The need for encouragement can come from a myriad of reasons. What makes one person depressed, despondent, and discouraged may not affect another person in the same manner. A second person might have learned to shake it off, laugh about it, or simply keep on going through or around the issue. The same is true for


The Day After

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
It is always easier for me to reflect on holidays the day or week after. This year was very different than any other Mother’s Day. For the first time, neither of my girls are with us, Di is at the farm in Blanco and Rene’ is on Galveston home tour with Jon, her second born son. For many years, all the ladies of our family, that would include


Miss Bee’s Bolivar Buzz

Shannon WilliamsBy Shannon Williams
People, they can ruin your day or make your day and even though we should not let them affect us that way, it happens. Last week was really not so good. I had an incident on one of my sites and it was not just any site it was my home site and the staff who has been with me for years. It was not good and it was messy and it was a


Mother’s Day 2022

Georgia's Sand BucketBy Georgia Osten
As usual, my Mother’s Day was spent at the Texas Crab Festival. I think we’ve been managing the Festival since 2013, wow! My oldest daughter and my son-in-law got into town on Friday night to help us out. We already had two sisters-in-law, a brother-in-law and a nephew in the house, I think since Thursday. The house was bulging,


Upcoming Events

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Friday, June 24
Full Moon Party


Saturday, August 6
2022 Golf Cart Poker Run


Lighthouse Krewe 2023 Poster Contest

Bolivar Peninsula Lighthouse Krewe kicks off their Poster Design Contest For Mardi Gras 2023. The theme is “BOURBON STREET MARDI GRAS”. All Ages, Members & Non-Members are invited to enter! Winner receives $100, an official 2023 Bolivar Peninsula Lighthouse Krewe T-shirt, media exposure on Krewe Facebook, lighthousekrewe.com website & bragging rights. Deadline

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