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Visiting Artists

Bolivar Tourism and Visitors Center is featuring the works of two new artists. Glenn Cernosek and Terri Ann Stokes were in the Center on Saturday to meet with visitors and talk about their art. Glenn Cernosek lives near Austin, Texas where he has been a self-taught artist of western, antique, and landscape subjects as well as oil and watercolors of tropical and botanical features. Glenn has exhibited his

Houston Diesels Beach Bash 2018

Houston Diesels rumbled over to Crystal Beach on Saturday for their 3rd annual Beach Bash with friends and family to enjoy the sand, sun, and fellowship. Nearly 3000 in attendance celebrated summer while raising awareness and funds for 22Kill.com, an organization supporting veterans suffering from PTSD. Houston Diesels is a club and family of diesel loving members. What began in North Houston

Bolivar LIVE with Malcolm Comeaux

Sit back and relax as we look around Bolivar, check out our Beachfront and talk to Malcolm Comeaux Fire Chief of Port Bolivar Volunteer FD and talk about up coming events like the BBQ Cook-off and the Spring Oyster Fry. Yearly Event Fund Raisers for the Port Bolivar Volunteer Fire Department.

Recreational Boating Safety – 2017 Recreational Boating Accident Statistics

By Bob Currie, Vessel Examiner
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 081-06-08
It has been a year now that I have been writing this column, and it is time to see how we are doing in the recreational boating world. The US Coast Guard has released the 2017 Recreational Boating Accident Statistics. There is good news: both deaths and injuries are down. But they could be

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Unveils New Federal Duck Stamp and Junior Duck Stamp

Mallards and emperor geese were the stars of the show as the 2018-2019 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp – commonly known as the Duck Stamp – went on sale. The new Federal Duck Stamp and its younger sibling, the Junior Duck Stamp, debuted at a special event hosted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Hanover, Maryland on

Children as pawns

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
I have dear friends of mine that are good people going through a horrible summer through no fault of their own. They join a large cavalcade of other parents and grandparents in the same boat and there’s not much they can do about it, or so it seems to me. They love their grandchildren and want to see them very much. Activities are planned and

I’m at a loss for words

By Georgia Osten
I recently posted in Facebook “How do you control yourself from correcting posts with grammatical or misspelling errors?” Well, I got some really cool comments. Some were silly like “I read them in my head in Portuguese.” Really? Or “I no wut yu meen! Drivs mi nutz.” One person said, “just keep scrolling.” Or how about “It drives me nuts when

Tax Payments Due

Galveston County Assessor and Collector of TaxesThe last day for disaster, senior, disabled person, disabled veteran and spouses of disabled veterans to make their final quarter installment for 2017 property taxes is July 31st. Payments may be mailed or left in GCTO drop boxes, paid online (www.galcotax.com) via electronic check ($1 bank fee) or credit card (2.5% merchant fee) or credit card via telephone (toll free) at

Upcoming Events

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 Saturday, August 4
Bolivar Lions Club Golf Cart Poker Run

 Saturday, September 15
Hardheads Bolivar Rig Run

Clinic Re-Opens in Crystal Beach Plaza

Great News! The medical clinic reopens in the Crystal Beach Plaza under new ownership. Quality Care Plus is now open in the same facility as the previous Riceland Clinic. New owner, Family Nurse Practitioner Dale Brock, will operate the clinic under the supervision of Medical Director Dr. Kenneth Wilgers, a family practice physician in

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