Let The Good Times Resume

After many months of staying home and distancing due to Covid restrictions, people were anxious and ready to get out and celebrate at the 4th Annual Brad & Big Rich’s Cajun Chef’s Cookoff. Festival Park’s Crab Fest grounds were booming with excitement on Saturday as it welcomed participants and guests. The event was previously held at Stingaree Restaurant but has moved to the


An Unlikely Winner

The first ever Brad & Big Rich’s Washers Tournament was thrown on Saturday as part of their annual Cajun Chef’s Cookoff. Twenty-four teams signed up for this inaugural event and tossed washers under clear and breezy skies. It was the perfect day for large crowds to watch as the teams competed for the $500 first place prize. All styles of teams registered including Knuckleheads, Hairy Crabs, No Shoes Nation,


Recreational Boating Safety – Just Give Me a Signal

Bob CurrieBy Bob Currie, Recreational Boating Safety Specialist
U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Station Galveston Flotilla.
US Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received reports of distress signal flares being sent up on two separate occasions this month. They turned out to be false distress signals. One distress signal was sent up in Dickinson Bay and the other off Kemah in Galveston Bay. The cost


Coastal Texas Study Public Meetings

The Coastal Texas Study is a 5.5 year, $19.8M comprehensive study led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in partnership with its non-federal cost-share sponsor, the Texas General Land Office. The purpose of the study to identify feasible projects that reduce risks to public health and the economy, restore critical ecosystems, and advance coastal resiliency. The results


Early Voting Hours

vote_0Early voting for the November 3, 2020, General Election is now underway at the Joe Faggard Community Center, 1750 Highway 87 in Crystal Beach.

Voting hours are:
October 19-23, 2020 (8:00 am – 5:00 pm)
October 24, 2020 (7:00 am – 7:00 pm)
October 25, 2020 (1:00 pm – 6:00 pm)


Encouragement vs. discouragement

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
Encouragement is defined as an expression of support or approval, or is words or actions that assist or inspire someone or something. Discouragement is to deprive of courage, hope, or confidence by word or deed. It can also mean to dishearten; dispirit, to dissuade (usually followed by from) or to obstruct by opposition or


Miss Bee’s Bolivar Buzz

By Shannon Williams
Again, I have to talk (write) about “stuff” and what to do with it all. I am at the age in life, that dealing with stuff is just a major issue, as I have years of my stuff, then my parents and my husband parents belongings, and not to mention some “ Stuff “ that still belongs to my son and is housed here with me. One of my favorite things to do with items is to find


Upcoming Events

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Thursday, October 29
Brandon Creighton


Saturday, October 31
BBQ Cookoff


Saturday, October 31
Ethan Hunt


Saturday, November 7
Blessing Of The Animals


Saturday, November 7
Ladies PUTT-PUTT


Tuesday, November 10
COC Annual Meeting


Saturday, November 14
PSP Party in the Park


Saturday, November 28
Christmas Festival



And the Beat Goes On

By Georgia Osten
It’s only been a month since a group of our precious ones fled the country, and we miss them mightily! That’s The Middles. Thank goodness for Face Time! The memory of care packages comes back full force. We’ve shipped plenty already and we’ve now found out Amazon ships as well! Here they are making Halloween cookies from

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