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Plastered pachyderms pose perplexing problem
People in the Indian village of Assam got a rude awakening during a recent night. It seems that a herd of elephants found a large vat of beer nearby and became fighting drunk after consuming most o...
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rotary holds meeting
GOLIAD – The Goliad Rotary Club met Dec. 3 to discuss its Dec. 10 Christmas party. Gifts ranging in cost from $15 to $20 will be exchanged. Brenda Moses, finance specialist with the City of Goliad,...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Getting back into the Christmas spirit
I bought a huge and most beautiful red poinsettia (from Sam’s) and my kitchen counter is completely full of all the baking supplies that I might need to bake any and every thing sweet for Christmas...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Upstate New York once ruled lumber world
My, how drastically our commerce trends can transform in a short span of time. For more than 40 years in the 19th century, Albany, New York, was the world’s leading lumber export site. This situati...
Dec 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trying to replicate Hallettsville recipe
Bil and I are skipping Thanksgiving this year. Well, actually we already had it when the “kids” were down. Oh, I didn’t cook a turkey or anything. We were just very thankful that a bit of the famil...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nepotism reigned under Grant Administration
When Ulysses S. Grant (nee Hiram Ulysses Grant) was elected to be the 18th president of the United States in 1865, he made plans to reward several of his relatives by appointing them to various sta...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Garden Club holds November meeting at First Baptist Church
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GOLIAD – The Goliad County Garden Club held its November meeting at Goliad First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Sixteen members were in attendance, including new member Emika Moya. An excellent pr...
Astron Club holding monthly meeting Wednesday
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GOLIAD – The Goliad Astron Club will hold its December meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3 at the Goliad Club located at 432 E. Franklin St. The program will be “Christmas Party and Christmas Goodi...
No leftovers for us this Thanksgiving
by Goliad Cooks! by Darlene Montague
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
So how sick of turkey are all of you about now? Still munching on leftovers? There are no leftovers at our house as we did find a restaurant open on Thanksgiving – the Eagle Ford in Cuero. I had ne...
Rotary Club holds Nov. 12 meeting
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GOLIAD – Susanne Pendergraph and Joan Martinez of La Bahia Adult Day Care Center were guest speakers at the Nov. 12 Goliad Rotary Club meeting. The club congratulated the Goliad High School footbal...
First combustion engine used gunpowder as fuel
by Mullet Over by Dr. James White
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Records indicate that back in 1680 Dutch mathematician Christiaan Huygens built the world’s first internal combustion engine. The engine used gunpowder as fuel. Admittedly, the device had no immedi...
GHS Class of 1964 holds 50-year reunion
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Goliad High School Class of 1964 recently held its 50th reunion. Pictured are, front row from left, Barbara (Waitchies) Pfenninger, Linda (Oehlke) Rabke, Linda (Weathers) Robertson, Renetta (Be...