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Democratic Headquarters to open
The grand opening for the new Goliad County Democratic Party, at 134 W. End St., across from the post office, is July 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will feature a meet-and-greet with Goliad’s Con...
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dollar General grand opening all day Saturday
GOLIAD – Grand opening for the new Dollar General, at 250 East Pearl Street, is Saturday, starting at 8 a.m. The new store, with 50 percent more space than the old one, had a “soft” opening July 11...
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Funding headed for cliff
GOLIAD – The way Goliad Independent School District (GISD) Superintendent Dave Plymale describes it, in 2018 the district’s finances are heading for the edge of cliff. Dressed in his typical plaid ...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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GVEC announces coloring contest winners
GONZALES –Representatives from the Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative (GVEC) and safety mascot, Louie the Lightning Bug, visited more than 3,000 students in more than 30 schools this year to pro...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Latest oil and gas updates
Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions on a weekly basis. For Goliad County for the days of July 8-15, 0 permits were requested and/or approved and 0 well completions...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library reading program fun
Comedian Kipper Edge, known as “Mr. Kippy,” turns Marrissa Cordova, Trinity Popps and Ashlynn Whitten into three little pigs during the library’s summer reading program Thursday afternoon.
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Mason officers installed
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
New Mason officers installed at the 164th installation of officers at the Goliad Lodge 94 on June 24 are, from left: Howard Yeary, chaplain; Pat Calhoun, District Deputy Grand Master, the official ...
Chamber chooses design for Missions Tour de Goliad T-shirts
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Goliad Chamber of Commerce has chosen a design by artist Tammy Johnson to grace T-shirts worn by bikers entering this year’s annual Mission Tour de Goliad bike ride, celebrating its 25th annive...
Flag furors flutter, fester
by Bill Clough
Jul 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Glancing at the list of people wanting to speak in public comment at Monday morning’s county commissioners meeting, County Judge Pat Calhoun knew his latest decision about not lowering the U.S. fla...
Dollar's general in new digs
by Bill Clough
Jul 15, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The most excited person in Goliad this week probably is Kriss Meyers. She’s the manager of Dollar General; her new store just opened on U.S. Highway 59, just half a mile west of the old one. Her em...
GISD giving pay raise
Jul 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
GOLIAD – Goliad teachers are getting a raise. The Goliad Independent School District board approved a 2 percent pay raise Monday evening at its regular session. Trustees Robert De La Garza, Michell...
Local 4-H competitors take top honors in statewide contest; local pair receives scholarships
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information On June 17-19, 14 teams consisting of 28 4-Hers from Goliad County competed in the Texas 4-H Outdoor Challenge taking home top honors. The Outdoor Challenge is a friendly co...

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Police officers salute the hearse as they attend the funeral of slain Dallas police Sgt. Michael Smith in Dallas
By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - The Dallas Police Department, which was struggling to recr...
2016-07-22 21:50:31 -0500
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The Oakland Police Department supervisor, who was not injured, was responding to a call at about ...
2016-07-24 09:53:50 -0500
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A huge wildfire in the Los Angeles area spread another 2,000 acres overnight and appeared to have...
2016-07-24 10:40:11 -0500
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A fast burning wildfire chases down a couple of engines down Sand Caynon, near the Bear Divide in the Angeles National Forest, Calif., Saturday, July 23, 2016. Hundreds of county and Angeles National Forest firefighters battled the blaze, aided by three dozen water-dropping helicopters and retardant-dropping airplanes. The fire erupted Friday afternoon in the Sand Canyon area of suburban Santa Clarita near State Route 14 as the region was gripped by high heat and very low humidity. Winds pushed it into the adjacent Angeles National Forest. (AP Photo/Ryan Babroff)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A massive wildfire destroyed at least 18 homes and threatened 1,500 more Sunda...
2016-07-24 13:31:05 -0500
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