VOLUNTEER for the Texas Crab Festival

VOLUNTEER to join the Texas Crab Festival team ! We need volunteers. Be Bolivar Proud…get involved, get excited and help us with the 2021 Texas Crab Festival, Mother’s Day Weekend, May 7-9. This is your opportunity to join in the fun and contribute to a great cause. Sign up to work in one of these areas…Raffle Ticket Sales – Silent Auction Booth – T-Shirts Sales – Front Gate-Admissions –


Jane Esther Lawrence Shook

August 04, 1928 – February 12, 2021
By Linda Elissalde
“She walks in beauty, like the night of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that’s best of dark and bright meet in her aspect and her eyes…”
George Gordon Lord Byron (1788-1824) never met Jane Esther Lawrence Shook, but if he had, he would


Recreational Boating Safety – Engine TLC

Bob CurrieBy Bob Currie, Recreational Boating Safety Specialist
U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Base Galveston Flotilla
Boat owners like to joke that the word “boat” is an acronym for “break out another thousand.” The best way for this to turn into a self-fulfilling prophecy is to fail to take care of your engine during maintenance, operation, and storage.
Trip Maintenance and Checks


Captain Bryan’s Fishing Report, 3-2-2021

By Captain Bryan Brawner
Preliminary reports and observations still are positive for the health of Galveston East Bay after the freeze. There won’t be an official TPWD report for a while but fish are being caught in early spring spots by waders. However, there was definitely some damage to smaller bait fish and fry, etc. that will impact the overall fishery for a while. Thus, we will


Stay on the path

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
We have never lived in days exactly like today. Many feel they are facing uncertain futures and are not sure what decision is most urgent at the moment. Dozens of my friends are battling health issues and some are quite serious. This world has so much going on that folks are feeling confused, embattled, and fearful. Many are asking the question,


Heartbreak – All the damage done by the freeze

By Georgia Osten
I got out there yesterday to begin trimming away at all the dead stuff. My sago palm was my first victim, I filled up two garbage cans with the branches from the sago. It resembles a pineapple now. A friend of mine posted a very interesting article by Ronald Barlow, Sabine County Agriculture, Dealing with Freeze Damage on Plants. Basically, the


GLO Children’s Art Contest

The Texas General Land Office (GLO) invites all Texas students (public, private, and home-schooled) in grades K-6 to participate in the 25th Annual Treasures of the Texas Coast Children’s Art Contest. Artwork should be based on the theme “Treasures of the Texas Coast” and should depict why the Texas coast is important or special to the student. The purpose of this contest is to encourage


Upcoming Events

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Saturday, March 13
Build A Dream Sandcastle Contest


Saturday, April 3
CB VFD Crawfish Fundraiser


Sunday, April 4
Easter Sunrise Service


Tuesday, April 13
COC Awards Banquet


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