Lions Club Slam

The Lions Club hosted their Annual Stingaree Saltwater Slam Fishing Tournament on Saturday, under beautiful blue skies. The tournament attracts teams from all over the area and benefits the youth of Bolivar through scholarships. Thirteen teams competed for the top prize of $2000. The anglers started out at 6:00 am in pursuit of the trophy trout, redfish, and flounder. The teams were allowed to weigh in

The Kids Reel It In

The up-and-coming anglers of Bolivar participated in the Kids Hardhead Haul-In on Saturday morning at Stingaree, as part of the Lions Club Annual Stingaree Saltwater Slam. Twenty-five little anglers participated. They cast their lines at 8:30am, fishing off the dock at Stingaree Marina. Lions Club members were there to bait the hooks and remove the catch. The official weigh-in station was busy recording

Save Rollover Pass

Fishing enthusiasts were lined up on both sides of Rollover Pass all weekend, reeling in some nice catches, as supporters were out protesting the closure of Rollover Pass. Since the Texas legislature authorized the closure of Rollover Pass in 2009, the Gilchrist Community Association has been fighting this decision in court. The legal battles are not over. A case is still pending in Galveston

Recreational Boating Safety – Taking Off and Landing

By Bob Currie, Vessel Examiner
U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Station Galveston Flotilla
As an old airline pilot friend of mine likes to say, flying isn’t dangerous; it’s the taking off and landing where most problems occur. It’s like that with boats, too. Although you can certainly get run over on the high seas, the majority of problems occur at or near the dock. Another problem area

Have your own answer

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
“But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear.”
(I Peter 3:15)

“For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus. For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ

Little Port Arthur

By Georgia Osten
Sometimes I sit back and wonder what would have happened if I’d never left … What if I’d married one of those high school boys and stayed? We’d probably own a gas station or a restaurant … When I graduated, my Mom and Granny were ready to “Get Outta Dodge!” We moved to Houston, where Mom got a job at the Warwick down in the

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POLAR EXPRESS Volunteers Needed

The Galveston Railroad Museum is hosting the POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride this holiday season, with rides scheduled on weekends through November and December. At this time, all tickets are sold out, but they are looking for volunteers to help during all the performances. The show dates are November 15-17, 22-24, 27 and 29-30; and December 1, 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, 23, and 26-29.

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