Please note a change of deadline for the Civil War Memories book. February 2 will now be the last day that articles will be accepted for publication in Civil War Memories.
To the Editor:
The Boca Grande Womanʼs Club Scholarship Committee will begin to review applications in the near future, and want to announced an extended deadline of March 15.
I am a college student at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minn. I am studying to become an elementary school teacher.
The Island School PTO is collecting pop tabs from aluminum soda cans for the Ronald McDonald House Charities organization.
BY LIZA STROUT AND MARCY SHORTUSE - Gasparilla Island Bridge Authority Chairman David Hayes stuck to his guns when GIBA held a special meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 15 to allow GLF Construction Corp. a chance to argue their case for being awarded the swing bridge contract as the apparent low bidder.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - The annual event that epicurean islanders have been waiting for is upon us. The Taste of Boca Grande will be held on Monday, Feb. 4 at the Boca Bay Pass Club. It will be another visceral experience, with a wonderous menu from some of the very best restaurants to be had in Southwest Florida.
BY NIKKI HEIMANN - It’s been dubbed the Mystery of the Tarpon. For the past few weeks many islanders have noticed that something fishy is going on at the post office. The face of our famous local fish has conspicuously appeared on the floor overnight with no explanation. Local rumor about the beautifully spraypainted tarpon leaves everyone wondering if it was the work of some late night graffiti artist, or if it was intentional art.
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