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‘Chinese Checkers’ invented in Germany
What is one to believe? “Chinese Checkers” was not invented in China nor is it a variation of checkers. Invented in Germany (1892), the game was originally called “Stern-Halma.” I have no idea who ...
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rotary Club holds first business meeting of 2015
GOLIAD – The Goliad Rotary Club held its first business meeting of 2015 on Jan. 7. Rotary volunteers, James Schulze and Raymond Smithey removed the Christmas lights from the courthouse lawn. The Su...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Duct tape repairs can go unnoticed
For the typical American male with exceptional tastes in décor: a major company has marketed full-strength transparent duct tape. Sort of “a dream come true.” Now we can clandestinely mend house wi...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leftover eggnog recipe
I’m ready for winter to be over. I haven’t gone anywhere in days because I hate to go out in the cold and wet. The weather even prevented me from going to the after-Christmas sales I love so much. ...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Karnei, Perez plan February wedding
Kevin and Tracy Karnei of Goliad are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashton Elizabeth Karnei, to Christopher Michael Perez, son of Erika Rodriguez of Victoria and Chris and An...
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockton, Davis to marry Jan. 10
GOLIAD – William L Stockton of Beeville and Linda Dooley of Goliad are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, William “Trey” L. Stockton III to Kim Davis, daughter of Richard Patterson an...
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ending 2014 with a bang
by Goliad Cooks! by Darlene Montague
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
I had one of the best Christmases I’ve had in years! It just all seemed to come together for a change. The cards, music, parties, decorations, gifts, caroling, lights, food, friends, family, topped...
Nurses are good for your health
by Mullet Over by Dr. James White
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
According to a recent field report, there are more than 100,000 vacancies in the U.S. nursing industry. Studies have shown that surgery survival increases 14% when a nurse is responsible for the ca...
Good thing fish can’t read lures
by Mullet Over by Dr. James White
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
To avoid lawsuits, some fishing lures (dangling as many as 12 barbed hooks) are labeled “Harmful if swallowed.” Many are unaware that Native American tribes (Indians) had numerous and long-lived de...
Eula's Florist wins Main Street Goliad Holiday Decorating Contest
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
GOLIAD – Eula’s Florist won first place in the 2014 Main Street Goliad Holiday Decorating Contest. Pictured at left is Eula’s Florist owner Tony Kutach with employee Tricia Lupkins.
Some easy holiday dishes
by Goliad Cooks! by Darlene Montague
Dec 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
My, the weeks leading up to Christmas are just flying by, aren’t they? My decorations are still minimal as I’ve been in the kitchen a whole lot lately making things for one gathering or another. La...
Americans wipe up toilet paper industry
by Mullet Over by Dr. James White
Dec 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A paper products study has revealed that in 2012, the average American used an equivalent of 100 rolls of toilet paper. Mr. Whipple must be smiling. I might add that it was not until 1941 that the ...