Local artist brings pirate ship out of the woodwork

It’s safe to say Grant Tolley is likely the only Beaumont resident with a life-sized pirate ship in his backyard. And he built it from scratch, with almost no help at all, for the sake of his grandchildren. Standing at the helm of ship, his grandkids (whom he refers to as pi-rats) scurrying about, Tolley recalls how he spent the better part of … [Read more...]