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June, 2014  // Posts published in June, 2014

27 Jun Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on BBQ Thank You

BBQ Thank You

BBQ Thank You

A light breeze cooled the crowd as dusk set in on the street outside of the Press Box. The music played a mix that had a little something for everyone. People mingled, ate plates of BBQ, told stories, perused the silent auction items, talked trash, and all seemed to be having a good time. The […]

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20 Jun Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on Herd Immunity

Herd Immunity

Herd Immunity

Three girls played in the shallow water of Stewart Beach while one of their moms watched attentively from the water’s edge. There were two eight year olds and one ten year old. The taller of the eight year olds and the 10 year old have been on the Galveston Island Swim Team and were very […]

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13 Jun Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on Accident

Accident

Accident

The world froze as a small group of people huddled around the back of the car leaning on each other for support. You couldn’t tell where one ended and the other began and you got the feeling that each would not be able to support him/herself alone. Cars did not pass by on the seawall, […]

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06 Jun Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on Security at the Parks

Security at the Parks

Security at the Parks

15,000 people were at East Beach on the Sunday of Memorial Weekend. Most were well behaved, but some weren’t. Many were drinking and there had been a few scuffles by 3pm but nothing major. Groups were starting to clump up in the parking lot. Security was moving proactively through the crowded parking lot disbursing the […]

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