Church Chimes

By Linda Elissalde
Bay Vue United Methodist Church (UMC) is truly blessed with magical musicians. Pastor Valerie Hudson is a multi-talented lady. She has a glorious soprano voice, plays guitar, piano and many other instruments. Paulette Layfield can do anything on a piano. Paulette augments pieces with organ, choral and myriad other additions to the


It’s Time to Move

The season has come for migratory birds to head south for the winter in search of more favorable living conditions. These birds fly hundreds and thousands of miles to find better homes for the season to breed, feed, and raise their families. Various species fly from 15 to 600 miles each day, depending on their needs. The migratory birds have evolved to navigate their route, face obstacles along the way,


Recreational Boating Safety – Drop Me a Line Sometime

Bob CurrieBy Bob Currie, Recreational Boating Safety Specialist
U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Station Galveston Flotilla
Last week we talked about how you could become a well-trained passenger. All boat owners can use some help now and then from their passengers, especially when docking or casting off from the dock. This column will give you some line handling knowledge.


Captain Bryan’s Fishing Report, 9-21-21

By Captain Bryan Brawner
We really were fortunate with limited flooding and damage from the hurricane. We did get a lot of water directly in the bay and north of the marshes which drain into the bay. Water is very fresh still but will recover for fall fishing! The mid week cold front will clear out the storm waters and hopefully bring in fall patterns! Reds are in the surf!


The Next Right Thing

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
An old friend gave me some good advice in the months following my husband, Ted’s, horrible illness and ensuing death. Ted and I both had waited for the happy relationship we had and thanked God for allowing us to meet, get acquainted, and three years later, get married. We enjoyed so many of the same things, including fishing,


Miss Bee’s Bolivar Buzz

Shannon WilliamsBy Shannon Williams
Well, I think I need to order a Big Chief Tablet and some crayons as I need to break up with my computer!! (just a side note, I said that to my 30-year-old son and he did not know what a Big Chief Tablet was!) I have had a rough couple of weeks with computers, but computers and I go back to my college days, so I guess they are


Growing Up

Georgia's Sand BucketBy Georgia Osten
By now, you’d think I’d done it all! There are certain stages of life we’ve all experienced. Remember back when you were going to graduate from high school? You probably thought “wow, what a milestone!” Then, you graduated college – “time to move on to becoming an adult.” Time to get a job, maybe time to get married, is this what is takes


Upcoming Events

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Saturday, September 25
BP COC Golf Tournament


Sunday, October 3
Bolivar Triathlon


Saturday, October 16
Brad & Big Rich's Cajun Chef Cookoff


Saturday, October 16
Brad & Big Rich's Cajun Chef Cookoff WASHERS Tournament


Saturday, October 23
Robert Van Zandt Memorial BBQ Cookoff


Saturday, October 30
Ghost on the Coast

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