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Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions on a weekly basis. For Goliad County for the days of Sept. 15-22, 1 permit was requested and/or approved and 0 well completions...
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor: Rebuttal to Sept. 8 letter to the editor
Editor: Referring to the letter to the editor, published Sept. 8, OneCoin, a company that I am affiliated with, personally acting with integrity, came falsely under fire. With what I view as libelo...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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SARA board approves unchanged tax rate
SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio River Authority (SARA) Board of Directors has adopted a tax rate of 1.729 cents per $100 in taxable property value to support SARA’s $161.9 million budget for fiscal y...
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gallery opening
Gaye Urban and Kathy Johnson pause during the reception and official opening of their art gallery, Square Gallery, Sept. 8. The event attracted nearly 160 people from as far away as San Antonio and...
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Tigerettes open district meet with two victories
The No. 2 ranked Goliad Tigerettes are off to a 2-0 start in District 29-3A volleyball action after victories over Bloomington and Skidmore-Tynan last week. In the district opener in Bloomington ba...
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Listening for the tick of the minute hand of fall
According to the Naval Observatory, autumn officially arrives at 9:21 a.m. Sept. 22. However, in South Texas, where oak leaves turn from green to brown and fall in March, there are numerous signs o...
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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JV Tigers defeat Marion
Sep 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information The Goliad JV Tigers collected a 14-0 shutout over visiting Marion on Thursday night to improve to 2-2 on the season. Carlos Vasquez scored on a three-yard run and two-point...
GISD now part of High Performance School Consortium
by Bill Clough
Sep 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GOLIAD – The Goliad Independent School District has another feather in its proverbial cap. The Texas High Performance Schools Consortium has invited GISD to become an associate. “Originally the Con...
GISD schools driver suggests: Don't spare the Charmin
by Bill Clough
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
At 3 o’clock every school day a school bus driver at Goliad High School goes through a private checklist: air conditioning … air brakes …rolls of toilet paper. Toilet paper? They’re a useful method...
Meet the 2016 GHS homecoming court
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Homecoming Queen Candidates Kendall Coles Grade: Senior She is the daughter of: Donna and Art Coles Escort’s name: Rhett Davis He is the son of: Kim and Kevin Davis College or university planning t...
City approves taxpayer exemptions
by Bill Clough
Sep 22, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
GOLIAD – Two hours into a budget hearing, the Goliad City Council approved the adoption of homestead and over-65 exemptions. The action follows County Appraiser Richard Miller’s strongly urging the...
Benefit walk to be held Sept. 24 at fair grounds
by Paul Gonzales
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
GOLIAD – When Vickie Rodriguez was six months pregnant, doctors informed her that her unborn son Matthew had hydrocephalus, commonly known as “water on the brain.” While it’s not technically water,...

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Yasir waits for his bus with his father in the West Calumet Complex where he resides in East Chicago
By Joshua Schneyer and M.B. Pell EAST CHICAGO, Indiana (Reuters) - In this industrial northwest I...
2016-09-28 06:18:14 -0500
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A man lays a flower on a monument engraved with names of victims of the September 11th attacks, during a memorial event marking the 15th anniversary of September 11, 2001 attacks in the U.S., at the 9/11 Living Memorial Plaza in Jerusalem
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obam...
2016-09-28 11:52:49 -0500
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FBI Director Comey testifies before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation" on Capitol Hill in Washington
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey told a House of Repre...
2016-09-28 10:41:49 -0500
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In this image made from an Oct. 11, 2011 video made available by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Florida Highway Patrol Officer Donna Watts arrests Miami Police Department Officer Fausto Lopez who was traveling at 120 miles per hour to an off-duty job, in Hollywood, Fla. After the incident, Watts says that she was harassed with prank calls, threatening posts on law enforcement message boards and unfamiliar cars that idled near her home. In lawsuits, she accused dozens of officers of obtaining information about her in the state’s driver database. (Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles via AP)
DENVER (AP) — Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to...
2016-09-28 12:04:55 -0500
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