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Retired judge received honors for civil service
Son of a Mexican immigrant farm-worker, retired Judge Emilio Vargas Jr. has met five U.S. and two Mexican presidents. In 2005, the Goliad Post Office was named to honor him. Don Emilio’s story is a...
Aug 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tigers drop season opener in Shiner, 34-13
Shiner 34, Goliad 13 For complete coverage of the game between the Tigers and Comanches, pick up next week's Goliad Advance-Guard.
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local guests to appear on San Antonio radio talk show
Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Mona Foust is among a number of guests appearing on the live “Talk of Texas” radio program at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. The talk show is transmitted on KKYX, 680 AM...
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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4-H year begins in September
By Tracy Berger Goliad 4-H Club report Regular Club meeting dates, times, and locations for the meetings are: A.S.K.M. – first Wednesday of the month, 6:30 p.m. in the Ander-Weser Volunteer Fire De...
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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County approves budget with $610,000+ in savings
GOLIAD – County Commissioners Monday approved a $9.3 million 2017 budget — representing cuts of $610,000. “We have had to make some painful cuts,” County Judge Pat Calhoun told commissioners. The v...
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inmate found dead in Goliad County Jail
Contributed information GOLIAD – An inmate was found deceased in the Goliad County Jail early Thursday morning. During regular rounds, jail personnel found Louis Michael Flores, 51, of Goliad, unre...
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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What? Flu shots? Forget the heat, it must be autumn
by Bill Clough
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Many are the signs of fall: the start of school, or that day when it’s still in the high 90’s but you recognize the angle of the sun has changed on its season trek to the south. But, in the mail th...
Educator offers teachers H.E.L.P.
by Bill Clough
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GOLIAD – The Tiger football team is accustomed to the benefit of a pep rally before a big game. On Wednesday, Aug. 10, more than 200 Tiger teachers and staff, already at school preparing for the st...
Riding with SO Unit 809
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
It is easy — too easy — to believe that Goliad is too small, too hidden away, to be touched by the national open season for law enforcement officers. But consider, last week a police officer was gu...
Road closures in Goliad County
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
North Riverdale Road at FM 1351 and the south end of Newton Powell Road at the low water crossing and culvert areas are closed due to water over the roadway. Do not drive through water over the roa...
Warnings issued for river flooding in Goliad County
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Advance-Guard staff The Goliad office of Emergency Management is advising caution during forecast flooding on the San Antonio River through tomorrow. The river was expected to rise to major flood s...
Want to be a sports writer?
Aug 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Goliad Advance-Guard is seeking stringers to write stories about football games, track and field events, volleyball games, basketball games and other sports events. If interested, contact edito...

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