Sinking Putts for Scholars


The Annual Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Golf Tournament was held on Saturday. Every year, this tournament funds scholarships for deserving high school graduates in our community. After an early morning shower, the skies cleared for a great day of golf. The team selection and Calcutta auction were held on Friday night


Fishing for Ball Players

The 3rd Annual Peninsula Sports Park Flounder Tournament was in full swing last weekend. Young and adult anglers perfected their rod swing to cast the winning line. The PSP supporters were fishing for the largest flounder to win the coveted trophies and even more important, bragging rights for the year! The Kid and Adult divisions reeled in until the 3pm weigh-in. As the anglers brought in their catches,


Bolivar Live Radio

Now you can listen to music and local information 24 hours a day on Bolivar Live Radio, brought to you by the Bolivar Tourism and Visitors Center. Playing popular music and timely announcements Bolivar Live Radio is “Keeping You Connected To Paradise 24/7”. You can play Bolivar Live Radio in the background while working on your computer, or dial it up on your phone listen


DOLLAR GENERAL now open in Crystal Beach

Dollar General’s newest store at 2046 Highway 87 in Crystal Beach is now open! In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices. Dollar General will celebrate the store’s official grand opening on Saturday, October 27 at 8 a.m. with free prizes and special deals. Additionally, the first 50 adult shoppers


This Weekend on Bolivar

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Brad and Big Rich's Cajun Cook-Off

Ghost on the Coast Halloween Bash



GCA requests attendance of supporters of Rollover Pass

This is an appeal from the Gilchrist Community Association to all persons who care about the future of Rollover Pass.

The GCA attorneys will be giving oral arguments on the GCA’s standing to be in this case, and whether the GLO had the legal right to use Galveston County’s eminent domain authority, to three 14th Court of Appeal Judges on Thursday, October 25th at 2:00 pm. The hearing is


Recreational Boating Safety – Operating a Twin Engine Boat on One Engine

By Bob Currie, Vessel Examiner
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 081-06-08
For those who venture far from shore in their search for boating recreation, be that simply cruising or deep sea fishing, the twin engine option is more popular than the single engine option. Maneuvering a boat with twin engines is, however, not just a little different from maneuvering


Early Voting Hours

vote_0Early voting for the November General Election is now underway at the Joe Faggard Community Center, 1750 Highway 87 in Crystal Beach. Voting hours are:
Mon-Fri, Oct 22-26, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, Oct 27, 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
Sunday, Oct 28, 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Mon-Fri, Oct 29 to Nov 2, 7:00 am to 7:00 pm


Jane Shook is 90!

By Linda Elissalde
“Good things come in small packages.”
Jane Shook is certainly small, and she is mighty good. Jane and Dr. Wallace Shook have been married for 71 years. Wallace is a long time Methodist minister, and although retired, still substitutes when necessary and teaches a Sunday School class in Conroe, Texas. Jane has been


20th Annual Christmas Bike Drive

bike-0Fall is well underway which means that it is time to start raising money for the Texas Crab Festival Charities annual bike drive. For 19 years we have been putting smiles on children’s faces that may have otherwise not had such a great Christmas. TCFC is accepting donations to purchase new bikes for our local children. Please share this request with friends, family and


The Best of Intentions

By Georgia Osten
I’ve been wondering if I should unsubscribe from Pinterest for a while. They’ve figured out what I like to see and now I’m bombarded with shrimp recipes and short haircuts. The thing is, I’ve run out of shrimp and my hair can’t get any shorter. They’ve also figured out I like carrot cake and coconut cake, my cookbook is getting so fat, I’m going to have to


How do you fish?

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
The regular readers of this column know by now that my husband, Ted, and I love to fish here on the Southeast Texas Gulf Coast. I don’t care if we are in the open Gulf of Mexico, on the beautiful Intracoastal Canal, Galveston Bay, Rollover Pass, or along a secluded little inlet. I love it all. There’s nothing more relaxing or healing to me than being


That time Again!

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
When you live in a small space, seasons make it a time for switching – In your closet. Not so much woolies but rain gear, long-sleeved T-shirt and you know the rest, long pants. Oh yes, forget the toe-sox for your flip flops, and one pair of regular sox for rain boots. The last few days, I have been working on my clothes, the love of my life said,


Upcoming Events

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 Tuesday, October 23
Kids For Christ at First Baptist Church


 Saturday, November 17
Support The Remnant Student Fellowship!


 Friday-Saturday, Nov 23-24
Fall and Christmas Gallery Sale


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